Northern Cyprus is a fantastic place to stay on Holiday and there is so much to see and do:
1. Amazing Beaches
In Northern Cyprus you have the most amazing beaches, both deserted and lively, there are some of the best scuba diving in the world, and fabulous boat tours leaving from the harbor. you have Quad bike safaris and for the mostaring Para gliding from the top of the mountains.
Water sports are available on some beaches, in particular at the Escape Beach or the Deniz Kizi beach, some 5 miles west of Kyrenia, where Dolphin Sailing,
which is recognized by the Royal Yacht Club, offers a wide range of water sports with professional tuition and supervision.
2. Fantastic Cuisine
Cypriot cooking is like its people, unique. Probably the most famous of Cypriot culinary dishes is hellim cheese , this full-fat soft cheese is made of
whole goat's milk, salt and a touch of mint. It is served with salads, melon or cucumber. It also makes an excellent side dish, as well as fried or grilled
Another is molehiya a specialty in Northern Cuprus its a green leafy vegetable which grows only in Cyprus and on the banks of the Nile, It is usually
prepared with chicken or meat and is delicious and wholesome.
In Northern Cyprus you have two kinds of unique kebabs and both of them can be found in most restaurants. One is Kup kebab (lamb or goat) wrapped
in foil with potatoes and herbs and cooked for hours in a clay oven. The other a sheftali kebab , which are small spicy and sausage like. They are traditionally
skewered, and cooked over hot charcoal.
Northern Cyprus has an abundance of restaurants and bars, from typical Cypriot and English foods to every nationality of the world. The restaurants vary in
quality from some amazing five star restaurants to good value eateries and cafes.
Good bars and pubs are everywhere in North Cyprus. In Kyrenia, particularly around the harbor where there is an array of quality bars, you can sit out in the beautiful climate and setting. There is also lots of English style pubs run by ex pats across North Cyprus.
3. Stunning sightseeing
There is lots of interesting places to visit from Kyrenia town & Harbor to the amazing Belapais village & abbey (A Must see), you have the stunning views from St Hilarion Castle , to the amazing ancient city of Salamis and its stunning ruins.
Why not visit the deserted beaches on the Karpaz peninsula (the Pan Handle) and call to see Ancient city of Famagusta with its walled city and old town.
You must see the Ghost town (the original resort of Famagusta which has now been deserted for over 30 years and is a UN Buffa zone between the north and south of the island) you get a great view of the desert city from Palm Beach, which is open to tourists.
4. Ideal Climate
If paradise were on earth, it would be on Cyprus. Cyprus enjoys a Mediterranean climate, with abundant sunshine year round – on average more than 300 days, and the seawater temperature being one of the warmest in the world.
Summer is a time of high temperatures with blue cloudless skies, but the sea breeze creates a pleasant atmosphere in the coastal areas.
In spring and autumn daytime temperatures are still warm enough for light summer clothing, and in the evenings you need for just a light jacket or pullover.
Winters are mild with some rain, but even in January the coolest month you still have six hours of bright sunshine during the day.
5. Comfortable accommodation
Cyprus is one of the most hospitable place in the world and here you will never have a problem with accommodation because there are many hotels, villas, lodging rooms, bed and breakfast, hostels and campings. Very popular accommodation is Cyprus is holiday villas rentals. You can select any villa from affordable
to luxury one, and by your choice it may have furniture, equipment, swimming pool, and garden, be detached or in the center of cultural life, be located near the beach or in the mountains.
Cyprus is a really stunning place to visit and having seen it once you will be dreaming to return again and again and every your visit will be unique because Cyprus has too much to show you.