Cyprus Travel Guide

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Plan Your Cyprus Vacation

Cyprus, once a center for the cult of the Greek goddess Aphrodite, is a modern island nation that retains an essentially Mediterranean character. Its 3,572 square miles (about the size of Connecticut) encompass citrus and olive groves, pine-forested mountains, and some of Europe's cleanest beaches. The easternmost island in the Mediterranean Sea, Cyprus has a 403-mile coastline and is approximately 60 miles west of Syria, 47 miles south of Turkey, and 200 miles north of Egypt. The island has a mild, typically Mediterranean climate, with an average of 340 days of sunshine a year. In winter, visitors can ski in the Troodos Mountains in the morning and sunbathe on the beach in the afternoon.

Hotels

Cyprus Hotels

All hotels listed have private bath or shower and air-conditioning, but check when making reservations.

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Restaurants

Cyprus Restaurants

The top hotels offer local and international food, often at good prices; large buffets are especially popular. Meals in... read more

Things To Do

Things To Do in Cyprus

Explore the best sights, entertainment, and shopping with our top choices and insider tips.

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