Cyprus is a big island resort, the third by the sizes in the Mediterranean Sea. Annually here the huge number of tourists has a rest: wealthy people, students, families with children, youth, celebrities and businessmen – everything will find entertainments to liking. Modern rest in Cyprus always assumes a set of new impressions, emotions and adventures, here it is impossible to miss.
Magnificent landscapes, soft climate, a variety of animals, birds and sea inhabitants, the purest gold dust and turquoise waters – not for nothing Aphrodite, the goddess of love, chose this island for the birth. Here everything is ideal and harmonious, the real paradise place. The cool cedar woods adjoin to hot beaches, night clubs with lonely palm groves, magnificent hotels of Cyprus with small local huts.
Cyprus – the island of contrasts. Only here small villages peacefully get on with the noisy cosmopolitan cities, pervozdanno the pure area is replaced by highways, malls smoothly pass into virgin forests. The best sea tour in Cyprus will be presented to you by the magnificent beaches scattered across all territory of the resort area. The atmosphere of fun and carelessness reigns on the island, all vanity of everyday life pales into insignificance, someone wants entertainments and activity, and someone aspires to a privacy and tranquility.
Now rest in Cyprus is associated with such concept as agrotourism – guests of the island are carried to small cozy villages in the wild area, there they buy natural products from inhabitants: cheese, milk, sour cream, meat – all this the best quality. From pair mutton right there can prepare a magnificent dish.
It is possible to have a rest in the evening in one of numerous clubs, bars, discos or to receive the mass of impressions of time spent in a tavern, having enjoyed the beautiful movements of flexible bodies of the young Cypriots executing dance of a Sirtaki. At will you will be given several lessons and will help to master elements of this sensual dance, local perfectly know them, beginning to study to dance in the childhood.
If rest with children in Cyprus is necessary to you, in advance think over for them an entertainment program, learn whether is in hotel of service of the nurse, the nursery and since how many years occurs full payment for the child. In some hotels accommodation of the child to a certain age is free.
Various excursion programs include visit of the antique cities of Pafos-Kirium, Troodos-Kikkos, the monastery Mass of Potamos. Fans of extreme rest can rush on valleys of the island on jeeps or go on the small yacht to a voyage – to catch octopuses.
Fans of mysterious legends and riddles surely visit the place of appearance of the penorozhdenny goddess – Petra - they are Romiu. According to one ancient legend if the loving people bathe in these waters, then will always be together, and on other giving to find eternal youth, it is necessary to float there in a full moon. Even if you do not trust in signs, then it is necessary to visit Petro-tu-Romiu because of its beauty and uniqueness. Near the city Pathos Aphrodite's swimming baths settle down, ablution in these bathtubs promises eternal youth.
Choosing tours to Cyprus, pay attention whether there is in the excursion program a visit of the antique city of Kuriona long ago destroyed by a terrible earthquake. It was built by mikenets who were involved even in the Trojan war, and in our times kept magnificent pristineness of a mosaic. Nearby the sanctuary of the patron of the city – Apollon Hilatsqui, in the past all who dared to touch an altar settles down, were dumped from rocks by the priests protecting this place. The cypress grove in which this shrine is placed gives a cool and tranquility to all visitors.
The majestic castle Kolossi was located in an orange grove, near Limassol. It was constructed by crusaders in the ninth century then took over the Order of Malta. This really ancient building strikes with the power: thickness of walls more than two meters, an entrance it is possible only on the suspension bridge. Internal furniture did not remain, but from a roof it is possible to examine all area on many miles forward.
One of the oldest monasteries of Cyprus is on the steep rock. In Kikkosa there is a miracle icon – Virgin Mary's face, written by Saint Luka, a great number of pilgrims annually come here to touch an icon and to feel its curative properties. In this monastery, in nine hundred years of its existence, the set of cultural monuments is saved up.
At the time of the Turkish board in Cyprus the mosque Dzhami-Kebir which remained till our times and accepting pilgrims and tourists was built.