The sunniest country in Europe, Cyprus has 340 days of sunshine a year with warm days from May to October and the most beautiful sandy beaches with Mediterranean vegetation where the air smells of pines, cedars and rosemary. The combination of the clear seawater, fresh air and stunning landscape makes Cyprus the best holiday destination for all ages. There is everything for your soul in Cyprus, the magnificent island. Be it swimming, diving or sunbathing, visiting historical sights or aqua parks, families that once visit Cyprus always come back for more. Its rich history is present all across the island with ancient monuments some of which ten thousand years old. If you want to have unforgettable memories of your holiday then take photos of amphitheaters, mosaics and splendid pieces of architecture.
Attractive Places To Stay In Cyprus
Nissi Beach – Crystal Clear Torquoise Water
This is one of the finest beaches on the island with pearl white sand and clear seawater so now wonder this beach is a Blue-Flag winner. You can spend relaxing days sunbathing and swimming, the shallow waters being perfect for children to play, make a sandcastle or learn how to swim. What makes this beach unique is that you can walk over from the beach to the little island which is centre of extreme water sports enthusiasts. Nissi beach is only a few kilometres away from the town of Ayia Napa , home to the biggest water park in Europe with 18 attractions for you and your children to explore, offering wild rides and the best fun for families. If you plan to visit Nissi, choose among several top-notch hotels such as Tasia Maris or Atlantica Aeneas with the biggest swimming pool in Cyprus.
Latchi – Peaceful Resort For Families
If you want to spend time with your family in a peaceful environment while on holiday, then the little village of Latchi is your choice. It is one hour from Paphos airport and situated in a beautiful nature reserve with clean water, fresh air and plenty of things to do. Your children may want to spend days on the sandy beaches and with so many nearby you can explore and choose a new one every day. Polis is another small town next to Latchi where families can have lunch in lovely restaurants and tavernas, try local food specialities or orange juice fresh and squeezed from oranges grown in the region. While in Latchi, do not miss to see the Blue Lagoon where water is amazingly clear making it great for snorkeling and watching marine life, which is something children are fond of. While in Latchi you can stay in hotels and resorts or rent gorgeous villas with swimming pools.
Cyprus is the best choice for an ideal family holiday not only because of its beaches and seawater but also because this is the country of contrasts where you can see ancient Byzantine monasteries and churches, the Tomb of the Kings in Paphos or go trekking in the cool mountains.