Browse Likibu's wide selection of holiday rentals in Cyprus for your next holiday abroad. Find the perfect place for you and your friends or family to stay, whether its a BnB or just a private villa in Cyprus there will be something for everyone. If you choose to stay in Paphos then perhaps think about staying in an apartment to be close to museums and all of the necessary attractions.
Book a villa on the Mediterranean Island of Cyprus!
This Mediterranean island is a popular tourist destination for sun seekers and adventurers alike, prime metropolis to visit is the historical capital Nicosia and the coastal holiday haven of Paphos is a great place to book an apartment to enjoy the beach. Although the island is relatively small, there are plenty of rural hot spots for you to book a private villa with a pool to enjoy the pleasant climate.
Best time to visit Cyprus
Cyprus is blessed with charmingly warm beaches due to its long and dry summers, from May to October. It is however milder in the winter months, from December to February, so avoid this time of year to enjoy your holiday to its maximum potential. Bear in mind that mountainous areas will be cooler due to the altitude difference.
How to get there?
Cyprus is situated in the Eastern Mediterranean Sea, south of turkey and north of Egypt. The island is quite remote, but luckily for you, flights from the UK and many European countries are frequent and easy! If you're looking to take a ferry, there are limited lines available which arrive into Limassol, with the company Gramaldi Lines. Larnaca and Paphos are the main spots to catch your flights to and from the island, with plenty of cheap flights available from airlines such as easyJet, Whizz Air and Jet2. If you are planning a tour across some eastern gems, be sure to include Cyprus in your itinerary. Fly from a holiday villa in Crete in one and a half hours, while a holiday apartment in Jerusalem is only 55 minutes away.
Where to stay in Cyprus?
There are many variations of holiday rentals in Paphos, so you will be able to find the accommodation right for your holiday party there if you wish to stay in a busier area. On the contrary, book a rural villa near Akamas Peninsula, which is a nature reserve that has been used for British military operations up until the millennium, meaning that it is virtually untouched in terms of development. To be close to this remarkable area, with its astounding beaches and wildlife, book a private villa near Paphos, in Coral Bay, or in Agios Georgios, and enjoy beautiful ocean views, just a short distance from this special place.
If you wish to explore the winding streets of Nicosia, the capital of Cyprus, book your accommodation now in one of the cities many holiday rentals or traditional bed and breakfasts. If you like to shop, book your apartment near Ledra Street or Büyük Han to be close to the action. Be sure to check out the Selimye Mosque, a former Roman Catholic Cathedral, not only up close, but against the evening skyline.
Alternatively, book an apartment for your stay in Larnarca and save money on your accommodation by comparing all of the properties available to you with Likibu today. Whether you're there to take a private day-sail out on the ocean, or to chill at the beach, there are luxury and cheap apartments to match your needs.
What to do and see in Cyprus?
Experience the rich historical culture of the island during your holiday in the sun! Cyprus has been occupied by varied cultural powers including the Persians, the Eastern Roman Empire, the Venetians and has spent much time under Ottoman rule. This is such an import aspect of the rich culture of the island you will witness during your holiday in Cyprus. There are many historical sites that are a great reflection of this which you can visit during your holiday, so make sure to research what's on offer near where you choose to book you accommodation to ensure you don't miss out!
Historical sites such as Ancient Kourion, Ancient Salamis, and also the astounding St. Hilarion Castle, if you're looking for an experience that is that little bit more special. Book accommodation in Nicosia and visit the extensive Cyprus Museum to learn more about the rich history of this magical island.
Cyprian food is generally rather like Greek and Turkish specialities, due to their influence on the island's population, and therefore tradition, over the many years it has been inhabited. Cyprus is known for its prolific use of halloumi, so if you like to eat this delicious, salty, mild and squeaky cheese, it will be in abundance during your holiday in Cyprus. Vine leaves stuffed with rice, mincemeat and delicious herbs make up this common dish, and you can find many variations which include all kinds of different Mediterranean vegetables stuffed with a filling of this type. A typical dish is Souvlaki, which is a simple but delicious Greek-influenced dish; it consists of charcoal barbequed meats with salad, perhaps cook up a batch with the family when you book a private villa with a barbecue!
One of the main attractions of this island is its beautiful beaches and coastline, which provide an idyllic relaxing space to chill out and enjoy your holiday in the sun. Top spots for sunbathing include Coral Bay and Nissi Beach, and if you fancy a snorkel or a little nature exploration, check out Cape Greco. There are some amazing views to be seen beach-side, and there are loads of apartments to make this super convenient. However, chilling by the pool in a private villa is also a great way to chill out in this temperate climate