Category Archives: Holiday Rentals

5 Gorgeous photos of snow-covered Troodos

The reservoirs here in Cyprus are enjoying the winter rainfall, which also means that snow has graced the hills of Troodos. Mount Olympus (Cyprus’ highest point, standing at 1952m)  is welcoming skiers and snowboarders, sledgers and snowball fights – it’s … Continue reading

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This weekend’s ‘Epiphany’ explained

Epiphany ‘Fota’: The 12th day of Christmas – 6th January The festival of Epiphany (6 January) is a national public holiday known in Cyprus as ‘Ta Fota’ which means ‘the light’ and is a big festival that celebrates the baptism of Christ and celebrations take place … Continue reading

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Festive favourite – The Sound of Music comes to Cyprus

The hills are alive with the first snowfall in Cyprus, meanwhile, Limassol’s theatres are putting on a festive treat – seven performances of The Sound of Music. The performances will be taking place at Limassol’s Pattihio Theatre on December 30 … Continue reading

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Discover Cyprus – Kremmiotis Waterfall

Only recently made accessible, Kremmiotis waterfall in the village of Krito Terra {click for Googlemap location} is a hidden gem that not many have explored. Take your walking boots, it’s a slippery rock clamber to get there (literally, you will … Continue reading

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Discovering Cyprus: scuba diving – try dives and try diving

Cyprus’ waters are the perfect place to learn to scuba dive – they are warm, clear, calm and very safe. Our favourite dive centre, Cyprus Diving Adventures in Pissouri Village, is headed up by Steve Ford who offers our guests … Continue reading

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December’s astronomical wonders

We’re in for a fab couple of weeks of astronomical events – so, get your blankets at the ready and go catch sight of the wonders of the sky! Right now: the Geminids meteor shower is peaking this week, with … Continue reading

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Discover Cyprus – cozy, traditional tavernas

As temperatures cool down for winter time in Cyprus we recommend experiencing the coziness of a traditional Cypriot tavern coupled with hearty Cypriot food.  The reward of delicious traditional cooking will make the journey more than worthwhile and you just … Continue reading

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