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Discover Cyprus: wood carving in Tala

Cyprus is rich in culture, history and tradition….and also craftsmanship. Glass blowing, lace making, throwing pottery, making silver filigree jewellery all feature as some of the island’s best crafts, particularly in small mountain villages (Lefkara is best known for lace … Continue reading

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Cyprus Independence Day – 1st October

Today is a national public holiday, marking Cyprus Independence Day. In January of 1959, an agreement was signed in Zurich between Greece, Turkey, Britain and Cyprus with regards to the island gaining independence from Britain . This agreement was fine-tuned … Continue reading

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Discover Cyprus: Larnaca Salt Lakes & Flamingos

Cyprus is the third largest island in the Mediterranean covering an area of 9250 km2 and lies on one of the major bird migration routes across the Mediterranean. With Africa to the south, Turkey and central Europe to the north and … Continue reading

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Historic Cyprus: Panagia Odigitria Church

Aphrodite Hills Resort is situated within the Kouklia district (just 5 minutes from the main village). Kouklia itself is a real gem; remaining unspoiled by tourism, the village truly gives visitors a taste of Cyprus and of Cypriot life. The … Continue reading

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Discover Cyprus – cool rooftop bars by the sea

Our hot summer days in Cyprus gift us with beautiful warm evenings, and the opportunity to dine and drink al fresco. We are spoiled for choice for outdoor venues: tavernas, beach bars, harbour restaurants and more. Not much beats chilling … Continue reading

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Discovering Cyprus: scuba diving – Cyprus is the perfect diving destination!

Cyprus’ waters are perfect for scuba diving, year round! 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 a 10 – … Continue reading

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Discovering Paphos tourist attractions: Planetware’s 14 Top-Rated

It’s no secret that we adore our neighbouring town, Paphos. We’re proud as punch to be able to recommend its many highlights with visitors to Aphrodite Hills and Cyprus…it is rich in history, archaeology, beaches, eateries and bars. Planetware created … Continue reading

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