Cyprus is the third-largest island in the Mediterranean and one of the most popular tourist destinations in the Mediterranean, attracting over 2.4 million tourists per year.
Cyprus is located about 800km east of mainland Greece, it stands at the crossroads of Africa, Asia and Europe and this exotic mix is well-reflected in Cyprus’ cultural history. Although a small country, Cyprus has an almost overwhelming cultural heritage.
According to Mythology Cyprus is the birthplace of the goddess of love and beauty, Aphrodite. The island is both an ancient land, with an eleven thousand year-old history and civilization as well as a young independent republic since 1960.
Today Cyprus is a modern country that effortlessly marries European culture with ancient enchantment. Here you will discover a compact world of alluring beaches and fragrant mountain peaks, vineyards studded with olive trees and ancient ruins that stir the imagination, citrus groves and old stone villages where sweet wine flows as freely as conversations at the local cafe. A carefree place where a sense of timelessness is magnified by the kindness of the people.
Cyprus is an extremely popular holiday destination thanks to its excellent warm climate, wonderfully hospitable people, first rate accommodation, delicious cuisine and its safe, friendly environment.
An island of contrasts from the cool pine covered Troodos mountains to the miles of attractive coastline with golden beaches and crystal clear waters, Cyprus has something for everyone.
Many of the tourists who visit Cyprus feel the urge to explore the island and its people by visiting the various towns and villages, archaeological sites and monuments, and they find that their stay is infinitely richer for it.
The enchanting island and its hospitable people will ensure you will return again and again to the ‘Island of Love’.