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Fantastic Family Holiday

In General by A. Stylianou

10 Tips for a Fantastic Family Villa-Holiday in Cyprus Here are ten tips which you can use to enjoy a great villa holiday in Cyprus with your family & friends: 1. Stock-up The beauty of staying at a self-catering villa in Cyprus is dining at your leisure. Ensure there are plenty of tasty delights in the fridge, as well as Read More

Wheelchair Friendly Holidays

In Cyprus Villas & Homes, General by H. Griffin

Wheelchair Visitors, Welcome   If you have limited mobility or use a wheel chair, you’ll have more exacting requirements when it comes to your holiday accommodation. If you’ve tried searching the internet for disabled accommodation Cyprus, you’ll know that it’s not easy. It’s a sad fact that many accommodations focus on selling their extra-large pools and wellness facilities without considering Read More

A Villa In Cyprus During Winter

In General by H. Griffin

Advantages of hiring a Cyprus villa during the winter months Cyprus is the number one UK winter holiday destination. Unlike other European countries, it still has great weather no matter what the time of year. Resorts are less crowded and you’ll find many activities more enjoyable in the milder climes. Plus, your winter break could cost up to 50% less Read More

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Things To Try While in Cyprus

In General by H. Griffin

Did you try these during a visit to Cyprus? Meze – A truly unique dining experience and a must on your Cyprus holiday. Consists of around 30 different meat or fish based dishes, perfect to share and sample the local cuisine. Watermelon – often bought fresh off the roadside, melon is a breakfast favourite. Halloumi – cheese native to Cyprus Read More

Cyprus Airports

In General by H. Griffin

The Gateways Our Limassol villas, Villa Aretousa, the large Villa Mosaica and Villa Amorosa can all be easily reached from both Larnaka Airport, a one hour drive, as well as from Paphos Airport, 30 minutes away by car. The new recently completed Larnaka International Airport, the main air-gateway to Cyprus, lies 10 km from the City of Larnaka and 50km Read More

Cyprus Map

In General by H. Griffin

Cyprus, Europe’s easternmost Mediterranean isle, lies at the crossroads of Europe, Asia and Africa. Yet it is the European cultural identity that sets the tone of the island’s infinitely varied character. The birthplace of Aphrodite, goddess of love and beauty, Cyprus offers a magical blend of romance history and relaxation in a superb setting – virtues that help make the Read More

Cyprus Carobs (continued)

In General by H. Griffin

Carobs exports During the old days Zygi, the little fishing port east of Limassol, was used to export carob. But then Limassol itself became the main exporting port which handled all of the carob export from the Larnaca region. The word “Zygi” means ‘carob weighing scales’, and the cape close by, which is called Cape Dolos, was often referred to Read More

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Cyprus Carobs

In General by H. Griffin

Carobs – Dating back in history Carob trees (Ceratonia siliqua) have been grown in Cyprus and countries bordering the Mediterranean since biblical times. It is said that they were the main source of food for St. John the Baptist during his forty days in the wilderness, and to this day they are sometimes called St. John’s Bread. It was under Read More

Places to visit in Cyprus

In General by H. Griffin

Where to go? Apart of sight sightseeing, most visitors to Cyprus will want to enjoy the sea and the beaches; every facility for water sport of all kinds is available: skiing, skin diving, sailing, cruising, wind-surfing etc. But it is not just swimming and sun bathing, the island’s coast is indented with numerous secluded coves where one can have a Read More

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Cyprus Flowers

In General by H. Griffin

A glorious sight during spring Visitors to our lovely island in the summer could be forgiven for thinking that the landscape is barren and unproductive scrub land dotted with prickly gorse bushes stretches to the horizon, tenacious olive and carob trees cling to the rocky soil and the only green tends to be in small, well-irrigated fields which are lovingly Read More