Three cheers for Cypriot cuisine

One of the nicest things about visiting another country is undoubtedly having the opportunity to sample some of the local delicacies. We all love lying back in the sunshine with a cold drink and a good book, but when the evening comes around there’s something wonderfully decadent about visiting the restaurants and tasting the delicious […]

Cyprus Tourism feels the recession

Cyprus tourist arrivals plunged 10.9 percent during the first eight months of 2009, official figures showed on Thursday, signalling little respite for the recession-hit economy. The recession in Europe is now being felt in the Mediterranean holiday island’s tourism market with the rate of decline in arrivals accelerating in August — the peak month for […]

Luxury Cyprus at Le Meridien in Limassol

I just received this email offer from Olympic Holidays regarding staying at Le Meridien Spa & Resort in Limassol. “This prestigious hotel is renowned for its 5 outdoor pools, award winning spa, extensive leisure facilities and excellent range of dining options. September is the perfect time to visit, with the combination of warm hospitality and […]

Some things to know about Cyprus…..

The name ‘Cyprus’ is derived from copper, once and important natural resource. Other names for Cyprus through the years were Amathusia, Akamantis, Makaria. The Cyprus coastline measures 648km. Cyprus offers over 300 days of sunshine a year. From April to September you can enjoy an average of over 11 hours of bright sunshine a day. […]

Paphos

From the beautiful beaches to the historic old town, Paphos is a resort that offers so much. Situated in the South-west of Cyprus, this coastal town is a favourite with British families looking for a memorable and exciting holiday. Paphos is made up of two areas, Kato Pafos and Paphos Town, both charming in their […]

Cyprus: Blue Skies, Beautiful Beaches, and History!

In Cyprus, tourists can expect year-round sunshine and clear blue skies for their adventures. The combination of temperate weather and sunshine make beach-going in Cyprus an absolute must for any tourist. Fortunately, Cyprus is home to some of the most beautiful beaches in the world. In 2006, the International Blue Flag Jury awarded the Blue […]

Cyprus Tourist arrivals down for January – April 2009

NICOSIA, May 12 (Reuters) – The number of tourists visiting Cyprus — a major source of income for the island — was down 8.6 percent on the year until April, the statistics department said on Tuesday. Tourism, which accounts for about 10.9 percent of Cypriot gross domestic product, has suffered this year from the global […]