Cyprus, the third largest of the Mediterranean islands and the legendary birthplace of Aphrodite, is renamed because the island of affection. One in 5 from the UK select to get married abroad with Cyprus being the proper vacation spot for marriage ceremony ceremonies and romantic breaks alike. With over 300 days of sunshine a yr and common flights from the UK it’s no marvel that this stunning island is so standard with the British folks. A extremely romantic place to remain is the village of Kalopanayiotis within the Marathasa Valley on the Troodos Mountain vary. Positioned simply over 40 miles from Nicosia and Limassol, the primary attraction right here is the Lampadistis Monastery, a UNESCO heritage web site. Different points of interest of this romantic village are the sulphur springs, water mills, stunning evergreen valley and the normal structure.
There’s something for everybody to get pleasure from on a go to to Cyprus in February. Temperatures right now of the yr common round 18C, excellent for an expensive break in a 5 star lodge, staying in a restored mountain village boutique lodge, being pampered at one of many island's many spa resorts, exploring the traditional historical past and customs of the island off the overwhelmed observe or visiting the birthplace of the traditional Greek goddess of affection and wonder.
For a very romantic expertise observe the path of Aphrodite includingazing into the attractive clear waters surrounding 'Aphrodite's Rock' on the Paphos coast. It’s stated that swimming across the rock at midnight will make you youthful by the yr for each lap you swim! Proceed your journey to the 'Baths of Aphrodite' at Polis (a brief drive away) the place legend has it that that is the place Aphrodite seduced Apollo.
Attracted by its pleasant hospitality, gorgeous mountain villages and exquisite shoreline, Cyprus is visited by over 2 million folks yearly. From household resorts to world class spas, marinas, award profitable golf programs, agrotourism, meals and wine trails, the island has one thing for everybody. The nice and cozy crystal clear waters are excellent for water sports activities together with scuba diving and water-skiing, whereas the inside of the island is right for strolling, trekking and bird-watching excursions.
Time: 2 hours forward of the UK
Flight Time: Four-5 hours from the UK
Language: Greek in Southern Cyprus. Turkish in Northern Cyprus. Nevertheless English is broadly spoken in inns and eating places.
Meals and Drink: Consuming out is cheaper than within the UK. Drinks are cheap within the bigger resorts. The entire essential resorts have eating places and bars catering to British tastes however guests ought to attempt some conventional 'meze' (a couple of dozen small dishes to share) to get a style of native specialties. For the perfect Greek and Turkish meals go to one of many many family-run tavernas.