Cyprus is known for its stunning beaches and while they are a popular spot for many tourists on the island, there are several other cool things to do during a vacation to this hot spot. Here are a few top choices:
It is one of the most beloved and important historical and archaeological sites in all of Cyprus and home to some of the most extensive Greco-Roman ruins in the world. The amphitheatre sits on the top of a cliff and offers an awe inspiring view. It was built in the second century B.C. and has recently undergone extensive renovations to protect the incredible floor mosaics there. In the summer months visitors gather for productions in theatre, music or dance. The House of Gladiators and the public baths are must see spots as well. A trip to this stunning site is not to be missed.
New Club Scene
The clubs in Cyprus have taken a turn for the better in recent years. The entertainment venues there have made strides in improving their level of sophistication and polishing their reputations. Lemesos has a string of options if you’re looking for fresh and fun beach clubs. Cote D’Azur is an extremely cool one with dreamy white sails flowing around plush couches. You’re sure to relax here after some time on the dance floor. Another popular spot to dance the day or night away is Guaba, located directly on the beach at Agios Tychonas. Here there are DJs from around the world spinning music for a contemporary crowd.
The Troodos Mountains
The mountain range of Troodos is a nature lover’s paradise. The landscape is virtually untouched and a haven for hikers of all levels. There are several UNESCO World Heritage sites to explore and charming monasteries and historic, storybook churches to discover. The recommended tourist trails there are an adventure. A camera of some sort is not to be forgotten when taking a walk through this scenic spot in the middle of the island. Capture green fields full of wildflowers in the spring and summer with the mountains as a perfect backdrop. In the winter time the Troodos Mountains get a fair amount of snowfall, making it a majestic winter wonderland and a place just right for skiing. Many families taketo relax and find travelling from main land Europe is not too taxing, flights from London only take around 4 hours.