Holidays in Northern Cyprus offer plenty of sun, relaxation and authentic Mediterranean character. Northern Cyprus is one of the few places in the world yet to be discovered by mass tourism. When you step onto its shores it seems as if you have gone back in time. The beaches remain un-crowded; there are delightful picturesque villages and quayside restaurants and cafes.
Northern Cyprus is the place where you can relax and unwind on their golden beaches lapped by warm Mediterranean waters. If you’re more active, there are plenty of thrilling water sports available to enjoy. There is beautiful countryside in the Karpaz Peninsula and you can find yourself walking in the footsteps of Greeks, Romans and Venetians in ancient towns and historic castles.
Northern Cyprus is not just about unspoilt sandy beaches and relaxing holidays. There’s plenty of interest beyond beach relaxation. There are excursions to fascinating medieval castles, sleepy traditional villages and the amazing ancient site of Salamis, near Famagusta. It’s this old town where you’ll find authentic street life and cultural interest. Historically, the location of this island has always tempted conquerors, from the Persians to the Romans and the Byzantine, each leaving their own indelible mark. There are many other fascinating sites including the magnificent St. Hilarion Castle on Mount St. Hilarion near Kyrenia, which was the inspiration for Walt Disney’s fairytale castle and also where Richard the Lionheart is reputed to have been married.
When visiting Northern Cyprus, it’s to be expected that you’ll get a good outdoor pool, relaxing sun terrace and a pleasant hotel restaurant. There’s a great selection of accommodation to choose from. The cheapest holidays in Northern Cyprus tend to work out the most economical in the whole Mediterranean. Spring and autumn is a good time of year to find a holiday bargain in Northern Cyprus. A real good value for money resort is Kyrenia which is a charming coast town which has a magnificent Crusader Castle, a romantic Venetian harbour and a relaxing holiday atmosphere.
Where ever you end up in Northern Cyprus, you will see fantastic culture, fabulous beaches and food for Kings!