Cyprus, in the eastern Mediterranean is a prominent island situated south of Turkey and west of Syria. There are two main mountain ranges in Cyprus, the Pentadactylos to the north and the Troodos in the central and south west area of the island. The fertile plain of Messaoria lies between these two mountain ranges. Due to the geographical location of the island, Cyprus revels in a wonderful warm climate. During the summer months there are long, sunny and hot days accompanied by balmy nights. The winter months may produce a little rain, however the temperatures experienced here are still very warm and pleasant.
Cyprus has long been a hub between Europe, Asia and Africa. It has been fought over for millennia and it still has much evidence of early civilizations, for example the Romans. You can visit Roman theatres and villas, Byzantine monasteries and churches or the Castles of the Crusaders, there are even pre-historic habitats dating back to long before the Romans. Cyprus is still very popular but in order to enjoy the best of self catering holiday rentals and villa rentals here you do not have to worry about “battling” for holiday accommodation with marauding “Roman Legions”, simply browse through our extensive portfolio of self catering holiday lettings in Cyprus, contact the owner directly and get ready to enjoy an amazing holiday in Cyprus in 2011.
Since Turkey occupied the north of the island in 1974, the Turkish Cypriot and Greek Cypriot communities have been separated by the so-called Green Line.
Like many islands in the Mediterranean, main economic activities centre on tourism, clothing and craft works. Traditional crafts include embroidery, pottery and copper work. Merchant shipping for imports and exports is also a major business.
Self catering holiday rentals and villa rentals in Cyprus give you the perfect opportunity to enjoy some traditional local celebrations, culture and Greek local dishes include Meze; a selection of appetizers served as a main dish, Halloumi cheese and the Zivania Schnapps.
Cyprus is well known as the island of Aphrodite, the Goddess of beauty and love, according to legend she was born in Cyprus. There are many comparisons drawn between the fabled beauty of Aphrodite and the unbelievable beauty of the raw Cypriot scenery and the jaw dropping coastline that it possesses.
If you are searching for holiday rental accommodation in Cyprus, relax. Cyprus is well developed for tourism and there is an extensive choice of holiday rental accommodation including studios, apartments, villas, duplexes, townhouses, farmhouses and even mansions, to provide you with perfect holiday accommodation facilities. You can browse through our online range of self catering holiday rental accommodation and choose your holiday bedroom for your self catering Cyprus holiday! You can even choose a Cyprus bed and breakfast, holiday cottage lettings in Cyprus, self catering holiday rentals in Cyprus or self catering holiday villa rentals in Cyprus.
Whether you are looking for a holiday apartment in Ayia Napa or a holiday villa in Larnaca, Limmasol, or Paphos, we can help you find it. If you enjoy quiet locations, why not think about finding a country house in Morphou.
Find a suitable holiday home in Cyprus, the south coast has a great selection, and then you can book direct with the owner. If you prefer self catering accommodation in Cyprus, there are plenty of choices, otherwise you can choose from bed and breakfast or hotel accommodation. Paphos is famous for the range of accommodation it has to offer for Holiday Rentals Cyprus.
Cyprus will amaze you and fill your heart with the joys of Greek traditions.