Cyprus is one of over six thousand islands of Greece, and despite being one in six thousand, it still manages to compete with its counterparts and outshine them. It is an all season’s holiday destination where the sun never tires of shining its glorious rays on its sandy beaches. Aside from the sun, it boasts of ancient attractions such as Byzantine churches, ancient Greek temples, the legend of the birthplace of goddess Aphrodite and a spectacular countryside. It also offers a wide variety of cheap but delectable accommodations such as small family run hotels, converted houses in the countryside, apartments, hostels and villas, making package holidays in Cyprus a popular choice for students who want a cheap break in the sun. Below are some great options for places you can visit…
Pathos is a vibrant resort situated to west of the island. It is extremely popular and you can tell this by the fact that tourists never stop streaming in throughout the year. It boasts of the earliest Christian basilica in the island, ancient roman ruins and accessibility to the lush Cyprus countryside. It is an excellent destination for cheap package holiday to Cyprus.
One of the tips to travel on the cheap in Cyprus is to avoid touristic areas; Polis is a tiny local town in Cyprus that gives you an opportunity to try out one of those travel tips. A true hidden gem, this delightful area is a Cypriot favorite and offers an array of cheap hotels, bed and breakfasts and restaurants. If your trip to Cyprus includes adrenaline-rushing activities such as hiking, cycling, parasailing and diving, this is a great destination. Those who wish to explore the Akamas; Polis offers a fine starting point.
Argaka is on the west coast of Cyprus and boasts of tranquil rural atmosphere and only a few minutes’ drive from Polis. It has stunning views of lush hills, the sea and beautiful gardens. It offers a wide variety of villas that suit every pocket. If you are travelling as a group or a family to Cyprus, here you can sample affordable villa accommodation away from crowds.
At the foot of the mist, shrouded Troodos Mountains lays the tranquil resort of Platres. It offers a revitalizing paradise away from the crowded beaches as well as walking terrains under the lush canopies of the pine forest that adorn the heavenly slopes. It offers budget hotels tucked away neatly in the dense forests. It is a place to connect with nature and be completely at peace.
Larnaca is at the entrance of Cyprus; it is located close to the main international airport and has a reputation of being Cyprus’s centre of celebrations. Its strategic position at the seafront makes it a magnetic attraction to visitors. It is lined up with taverns, restaurants and bars where you can enjoy drinks and delicious Cypriot cuisine. Historical buffs will enjoy delving into its fascinating history in its numerous archeological museums. Behind the seafront promenades lies the Larnaca Salt Lake, which beside its scenic beauty is home to flamingoes and offers a perfect getaway in the city. You can find cheaper accommodation on the east of the town in the picturesque Larnaca bay.