Cyprus is a land of endless stunning beaches, incredible countryside, and postcard-perfect coastal towns. Complete your vacation with a stay in a luxury villa.
Villas in Cyprus
Boasting a gorgeous coastline, balmy Mediterranean temperatures, unique historical sites, pulsating nightlife, and fabulous cuisine, Cyprus is an island that leaves a big impact on visitors. The best thing about Cyprus is its chameleon-like ability to suit all types of travelers; if you’re a partier, then the pumping music of clubs in Ayia Napa will surely tempt, while beach lovers will be spoilt for choice with 160 beaches, many holding the coveted Blue Flag.
Explore this beautiful island from a traditional villa in Cyprus. You can choose from a selection of stunning homes near historic Paphos on the west coast, complete with rustic stone features and bright facades that seem to glow in the beautiful sunshine in Cyprus. Our carefully chosen homes spare no details, with amenities that ensure your vacation is as comfortable and luxurious as possible with well-appointed interiors, alfresco dining areas, and elite locations. They also boast other fantastic features such as private pools and uninterrupted sea views, so that your Cyprus vacation will truly be one to remember.
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The best time to visit Cyprus
The optimal time to explore this enchanting destination is during the spring months of April and May. During this period, the island's landscape comes alive with an array of colorful blooms, creating a picturesque atmosphere for outdoor enthusiasts and nature lovers. The temperatures are comfortably mild, making it an ideal time for activities like hiking, cycling, and sightseeing. Additionally, the spring season also marks the prelude to the island's cultural events and festivals, providing visitors with the opportunity to immerse themselves in the local traditions and vibrant celebrations. For those seeking a more relaxed beach vacation, the summer months from June to August beckon with their sun-soaked days and crystal-clear waters, catering to sunbathers and water sports enthusiasts alike. While winters can be slightly cooler, the island's rich history and archaeological sites remain accessible, offering a unique chance to explore the historical and cultural heritage of Cyprus without the crowds.
Food and drink in Cyprus
Cyprus, a Mediterranean gem, offers a culinary experience as rich as its history. The island's cuisine reflects a harmonious blend of diverse influences, resulting in flavors that are both hearty and enticing. Traditional Cypriot dishes often center around fresh, locally sourced ingredients, celebrating the bounties of the land and sea. Meze, a delightful array of small plates, allows visitors to savor a variety of flavors in one meal, from succulent grilled meats and aromatic kebabs to tangy halloumi cheese and crisp falafel. Seafood takes center stage, with the catch of the day transformed into delectable seafood stews and grilled delicacies. Complementing these culinary delights, Cyprus offers a range of refreshing beverages, including zesty citrus juices and locally produced wines that beautifully complement the flavors of the cuisine. Whether it's a simple village tavern or a bustling coastal eatery, Cyprus invites travelers to indulge in its culinary treasures, leaving a lasting impression of the island's gastronomic heritage.
Getting to and around Cyprus
Cyprus is served by two main international airports: Larnaca International Airport (LCA) and Paphos International Airport (PFO). Larnaca Airport is located about 5 km southwest of Larnaca city center, while Paphos Airport is situated approximately 6.5 km southeast of Paphos city center. Both airports offer a range of international flights and are well-connected to major cities.
Upon arriving at Larnaca or Paphos Airport, taxis are readily available, providing a convenient way to reach your destination. Taxis are unmetered, but they adhere to official travel rates to ensure fair pricing. Taxi services are also available in major towns and tourist areas, offering convenient transportation for local exploration.
Cyprus boasts a reliable and extensive bus network, making it an inexpensive way to get around the island. The bus service connects major cities, towns, and popular tourist destinations, providing an excellent opportunity to experience the local culture and attractions while staying within budget.
For those seeking more autonomy, renting a car is a popular choice in Cyprus. The road infrastructure is well-maintained, allowing easy access to various destinations. Drivers should note that Cyprus follows a right-hand traffic system, and an International Driver's License is necessary for driving in the country.
Reputable car hire companies are available throughout Cyprus, offering a variety of vehicles to suit your needs. Renting a car grants you the flexibility to explore the island at your own pace, ensuring an unforgettable vacation experience.
Whether you choose to take a taxi, use public buses, or rent a car, getting around Cyprus is convenient and allows you to explore the island's rich history, beautiful landscapes, and vibrant culture.
Things to do
- Cyprus is known for its gorgeous beaches. Enjoy the crystal-clear waters and golden sands at popular spots like Nissi Beach, Fig Tree Bay, and Konnos Bay.
Relax on beautiful Beaches
- Visit the ancient city of Paphos, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, to explore well-preserved Roman villas with stunning mosaics and the Tombs of the Kings.
Discover Ancient Ruins
- Wander through traditional villages like Omodos and Lefkara, where you can experience local crafts, taste traditional cuisine, and learn about Cyprus' cultural heritage.
Immerse yourself in Cypriot culture
- According to mythology, Aphrodite, the goddess of love, was born from the sea foam near Petra tou Romiou (Aphrodite's Rock). The site offers breathtaking views and is a popular tourist attraction.
Visit Aphrodite's Rock
- Head to the Troodos Mountains for scenic hikes, picturesque villages, and the stunning Kykkos Monastery, known for its intricate architecture and religious significance.
Explore the Troodos Mountains
- Explore the capital city of Nicosia, a city that beautifully blends the old and new. Don't miss the opportunity to walk through the world's last divided capital with the "Green Line" crossing.
- Engage in various water sports such as scuba diving, snorkeling, and windsurfing along the coastline. The warm Mediterranean waters make it perfect for aquatic adventures.
Soak up some Watersports
- Cyprus has a rich wine-making history, and visiting local wineries for wine tasting and vineyard tours is a delightful experience.
Go Wine Tasting
- In the winter months, Larnaca Salt Lake becomes a haven for migrating flamingos, creating a stunning sight against the pink hues of the lake.
Explore Larnaca Salt Lake
- Take a peaceful walk through the Akamas Peninsula and visit the Baths of Aphrodite, where legend says the goddess bathed.
Visit the Baths of Aphrodite
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Luxury Travel Extras for our villas in Cyprus
Our villas in Cyprus benefit from the exclusivity which comes from welcome privacy, as well as from a host of optional Travel Extras, designed to deliver hotel-style service. From a private chef experience to celebrate that special occasion, to grocery shopping, car hire and baby equipment hire, our Travel Extras promise to ensure your dream Cyprus vacation remains just that - without any stress.
Our expert Travel Planners are also available should you wish to create a tailor-made itinerary or have a special request, including honeymoon hampers, private chartered boats and more. Explore our Travel Extras today and bring the luxury of concierge services to your Cyprus villa stay.
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Ocean view villas in Cyprus
A small island located in the Mediterranean, Cyprus has endless miles of ocean surrounding it. Benefitting from the temperate climate of the area and boasting pristine, perfect beaches, it’s no wonder so many choose Cyprus for their beach holiday. If you too are dreaming of boundless waters and sunsets on the horizon, shimmering along the surface of the Med then browse our ocean view villas in Cyprus. Sit on your patio or laze in your pool as you gaze out towards Turkey, Egypt, Lebanon, or Crete, depending on where you choose to stay.
In the height of summer, a cooling ocean breeze from one of these exotic shores may not be enough to keep you feeling cool indoors. Our Cyprus villas with A/C promise a soothing and refreshing welcome home, after a busy day of sightseeing. So take the heat out of your Cyprus stay and book one of our villas with A/C today.
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Cyprus villas with private pools
Soak up the Cypriot sun in one of our beautiful villas in Cyprus with private pools. These traditionally designed homes have tiled areas outside, featuring pools big enough for swimming or smaller ones for relaxing in the cool water. In addition, these fantastic alfresco areas have loungers for relaxing and space for enjoying a meal outdoors.
Soak up staffed villas in Cyprus with a private pool
Perfect for enjoying a hassle-free vacation, our staffed villas in Cyprus with pool benefit from the welcome hospitality of a housekeeper. Allowing you more time to enjoy quality time together, a housekeeper will ensure your Cyprus villa stay is a luxurious and enjoyable experience.
Villas in Cyprus with home gyms
Smash your fitness goals with our exquisite villas in Cyprus with home gyms. These exclusive properties come complete with in-house gyms, allowing residents to prioritize their fitness without leaving the comfort of their private haven. Set against the backdrop of Cyprus' stunning landscapes, these villas offer an inviting space to stay active while enjoying the picturesque surroundings.
The integration of a personal gym seamlessly into the villa's design reflects the modern lifestyle of health-conscious individuals. Experience the joy of exercising within your own space, where every workout becomes an immersive and invigorating experience. With Cyprus villas featuring home gyms, residents can sculpt their bodies while savoring the beauty of this Mediterranean gem.