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Cyprus attracts tourists from all over the world thanks to its luxurious resorts and ideal beaches. More than 45 of them are considered the best beaches in Europe. But how much more interesting and surprising this island is fraught with! We have collected 8 little-known facts about Cyprus that will be of interest to you. And after traveling to Cyprus, you can replenish this list yourself.
1. Cyprus – a true island of love
Legend has it that the Greek goddess of love Aphrodite is a Cypriot. She came out of the sea foam off the coast of the Cypriot city of Paphos.
2. Cyprus – today the only place outside of England where the wedding of the English king took place
It was the wedding of King Richard the Lionheart and Princess Berengaria of Navarre. It took place in the St. George Chapel of Limassol on May 12, 1191.
3. Cyprus has the richest art collection of the Byzantine era Continue reading
The mysterious small island has a mild Mediterranean climate, so the swimming season here lasts 7 months. There is even more time to sunbathe in the sun, and you can get acquainted with many historical secrets all year round. Where is the best place to relax in Cyprus and which resort to choose for the full experience? Useful tips below.
Family holidays on the island
Frequent guests of the island are family tourists who are attracted by a wide selection of apartments and high quality services in resorts of all star levels. In addition to the warm climate, the proximity of the resorts to the airports also encourages the trip.
Water parks are located near major tourist cities: Ayia Napa – Water World, in Limassol – Fasouri Watermania, in Paphos – Paphos Aphrodite Waterpark. There are entertainment centers, botanical gardens, an ice rink and various museums.
Sandy beaches, where it is better to relax in Cyprus with a child, in most cases have the Blue Flag mark and a safe entrance to the sea. The best of them are in Protaras and Ayia Napa. In Larnaca, the coastal zone is less picturesque, but also suitable for hanging out with kids. Continue reading
Stars are accustomed to rest brightly and comfortably, but often – secretly from prying eyes. Well-known people, although they can travel the whole world, still prefer their favorite resorts, where they gladly return every year, and sometimes they even buy houses there. Today we will “disturb” their peace and talk about the top 5 places where famous and creative people like to spend their holidays.
1. Expensive and luxurious Marbella (Spain)
Marbella is a pearl in the necklace of the Costa del Sol, a region in sunny Spain. Located in Andalusia, it is not only remarkable for the majestic Sierra Blanca mountain, but also an exclusive European port for private yachts. In summer and winter, the weather is always pleasant because of the mountain wall, which protects from cold winds and provides shelter in the sweltering heat. Although the resort is considered to be young, 20 kilometers of sandy beaches have already been equipped here. Among them is the San Pedro de Alcantara, awarded the Blue Flag.
The possibilities of Marbella attract lovers of luxury living. Among them – Antonio Banderas, who could not resist the local beauties and bought a chic mansion. The actor named his gadget on 4 hectares La Gaviota. There is everything for noisy parties and quiet family vacations: 6 bedrooms, a huge pool and access to your own beach. Continue reading