Over 9,000 years of Roman, Byzantine, Greek and British influences have made Cyprus, one of the largest islands in the Mediterranean, a fascinating cultural melting pot.
A holiday in Cyprus has the advtage of superb luxury resorts set alongside historical sites. There are Crusader castles such as Kolossi, The Venetian Walls of the Old City of Lefkosia incorporating the Bayraktar Mosque and designed to keep out the Ottomans, plus 15th century frescoed monasteries and Roman mosaic floors, all within minutes of some of the most beautiful little villages and outstanding luxury resorts in the Mediterranean.
The natural surroundings are just as varied, vineyards, forests, mountains, orchards and desert plains sit alongside each other, plus its beaches have clear blue waters that are, by legend, fit for the Greek Goddess, Aphrodite, to emerge from.
Such a varied terrain affords a wide range of activities such as water sports, golf, cycling and hiking. Enjoy one of the world-class spa treatments available in the luxury hotels or relax in one of the island’s superb restaurants, enjoying the local and international fare on offer, including wine from Cyprus’ famous wine-making villages.