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Recently Reviewed Hotels Around Cyprus

  • Iberostar Ledra Beach Hotel Theas Aphrodites Ave., Geroskipou f P.O.Box 63003, Paphos 9.0/10 - 722 reviews Hotel Class 4 stars 261 Rooms
  • Louis Phaethon Beach Hotel Aphrodite Ave., 8200 Geroskipou f P.O.Box 61017, Paphos 9.0/10 - 931 reviews Hotel Class 3 stars 422 Rooms
  • Elysium Beach Resort Hotel Queen Verenikis Str. f P.O.BOX 60701, Paphos 9.0/10 - 800 reviews Hotel Class 5 stars 250 Rooms
  • Louis Imperial Beach Hotel Poseidon Ave. f P.O.Box 60284, Paphos 8.9/10 - 479 reviews Hotel Class 4 stars 242 Rooms
  • Leptos Coral Beach Hotel Pegeia, Coral Bay (12 km north of Pafos), f P.O.Box 62422, Paphos 8.0/10 - 380 reviews Hotel Class 5 stars 421 Rooms
  • Mayfair Hotel Paris Str. f P.O.Box 62453, Paphos 7.0/10 - 521 reviews Hotel Class 3 stars 50 Rooms
  • Alion Beach Hotel Kryo Nero Ave. a pa P.O.Box 30450, Ayia Napa 10/10 - 167 reviews Hotel Class 5 stars 100 Rooms
  • Napa Mermaid Hotel 45, Kryo Nero Ave. a pa P.O.Box 30505 (Agia Napa), Ayia Napa 9.0/10 - 490 reviews Hotel Class 4 stars 144 Rooms
  • Atlantica Bay Hotel Amathous (11 km east of Limassol) ees P.O.Box 52001, Limassol 9.0/10 - 491 reviews Hotel Class 4 stars 201 Rooms
  • Alexander The Great Hotel Poseidon Ave. f P.O.Box 60325, Paphos 9.0/10 - 419 reviews Hotel Class 4 stars 202 Rooms
  • Les Palmiers Hotel Corner Athens Ave., & Pierides Str.,, Larnaca 7.0/10 - 70 reviews Hotel Class 2 stars 42 Rooms
  • Athena Beach Hotel Poseidon Ave. f P.O.Box 60182, Paphos 9.0/10 - 518 reviews Hotel Class 4 stars 421 Rooms
  • Aquamare Beach Hotel & Spa Poseidonos Avenue P.o.Box 62654, Paphos 8.0/10 - 221 reviews Hotel Class 4 stars 134 Rooms
  • Sun Hall Hotel 6, Athens Ave. aa P.O.Box 40300, Larnaca 6.9/10 - 85 reviews Hotel Class 4 stars 112 Rooms
  • Europa Hotel 16, Alkaios Str. esa P.O.BOX 25730, Nicosia 5.7/10 - 16 reviews Hotel Class 3 stars 52 Rooms

Cyprus Information

Population: 721 900

Time Zone: GMT + 2

Driving side: Drivers drive on the left side of the road.

Languages: Greek, Turkish, English

Religion: Greek Orthodox 78%
Muslim 18%
Maronite
Armenian Apostolic
other 4%

Emergency #: Police: 112
Ambulance: 112
Fire Brigade: 112

Cyprus Popular Destinations

Agia Napa One of Cypress top tourist attractions. Thirty years ago this seaside resort town did not exist. Today its excellent beaches, hotels, restaurants and superb clubs are the best the country has to offer.

Larnaka A popular coastal town with a fort dating back to the 15th century as well as the underground biblical city of Kition.

Paphos On the west coast of the island, the town of Paphos attracts many tourists due to its favourable location near many other charming seaside towns. Vouni Panayia Winery is located east of the city and is a great place to sample the local wines. Coral Bay to the north is the place to go if diving is your passion with many dive shops that offer courses and excursions.

Cyprus Beaches

Fig Tree Bay Ideal for all kinds of sea sports, this is an exceptionally beautiful beach. It is extremely popular and has many shops, restaurants and cafes that look on to it.

Agia Napa Considered as having the best beaches in the Mediterranean with crystal clear water, golden sands and all the expected facilities and water sports. Some of the beaches include Macronissos well sheltered; Ayia Thekla small with a reachable small island; Nissi Bay sheltered, good facilities; Sandy Bay good for water sports; Limnara well protected with water sports; Main Beach very popular with good facilities.

West Coast Excellent, wide sandy beaches overlooked by luxury hotels and restaurants surround Coral Bay. If you prefer a quieter beach experience you can make your way to Cape Lara, which is the nesting site for Green and Loggerhead turtles.

Moving Around Cyprus

Most International flights land at the airport in Larnaka. There is a reliable highway system that serves most of the country and cars are available to rent. An island wide bus service schedule can be picked up at most tourist offices. Service taxis which hold 4-7 people are the most reliable and most common form of transport used by tourists.

National festival and holidays

Limassol Carnival An Annual event that delights adults and children alike. This event brings the entire town together with massive local participation in the parades and festivities.

New Year's Day Jan 1
Epiphany Jan 6
Clean Monday (start of Lent) Feb 23
Greek Independence Day March 25
EOKA Day April 1
Orthodox Good Friday March/April
Orthodox Easter Monday March/April
Orthodox Easter Tuesday March/April
May Day May 1
Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Aug 15
Independence Day October 1
Ochi Day October 28
Christmas Day Dec 25
2nd Day of Christmas Dec 26

Useful Cyprus Links

Maps of Cyprus
Cyprus map and visitor information including Maps of Cyprus, Larnaca, Ayia Napa, Paphos, Limassol, Nicosia, Protaras, Troodos.

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Picturues of all Cyprus locations.

Cyprus Holidays
Cyprus holidays guide, Ayia Napa,Larnaca,Paphos,Limassol.

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