Where to stay in Cyprus
With so many outstanding choices, were you stay when on holiday in Cyprus will depend on mainly two things, Seaside or Mountain and off course the all-important budget. Accommodation costs can vary from €20 a night to €1000, so there is something suitable for everyone who visits this beautiful holiday destination. Make sure to book well in advance and take advantage of special packages that are offered from time to time.
The overall quality of hotels in Cyprus is excellent. If you can afford to stay at the 5 star resorts, you will be pampered and treated like royalty. Most of them are situated on some of the best beaches on the island and you will find excellent restaurants, spas and sports facilities as well as superior luxury accommodation. The perfect place for relaxation and recreation in some of the most beautiful areas on the island.
You do not need to be super wealthy to enjoy a holiday in Cyprus, as most of the hotels are of a very decent standard and you can find some excellent all-inclusive accommodation deals throughout the year. There are also a lot of smaller boutique hotels that offer excellent choices in all the major cities in Cyprus.
For those who want something different and away from the tourist scene, Agro tourism also has a lot to offer. A short drive away from the sea you will find restored traditional houses and small boutique hotels in the small villages scattered around the countryside. Here you can enjoy the hospitality of the quant Cypriot villages and visit the vineyards, the UNESCO world heritage churches and the beautiful forests. Being in this area is like being on a retreat, peace and tranquility is guaranteed and so is fresh seasonal Cypriot cuisine that you will enjoy. Far from the madding crowd can be a blessing, when you feel like the hustle and bustle of the tourist area or the city you can take a short drive down the mountain and this way you can enjoy the best of both worlds, and return to your cool and quiet retreat at night.
There is also the option of renting an apartment or holiday home. Cyprus has many holiday homes, from studio flats to huge villas in the most beautiful areas. This is how many visitors got to know the island with some actually ending up buying their own houses in Paphos, Limassol and Larnaca. If you are a regular visitor to the island it makes sense to buy your own home, in the end you will find that it is a great investment.
For big business, the hotels in Cyprus are booked for important conferences and seminars. Conferences in the sun, with the sea at your doorstep, what more could anyone want? There are over 300 conference rooms scattered around the island with a seating capacity of approximately 30,000 people. Venues are available in all towns and at all the resorts and most of the larger hotels. With sunshine for over 300 days of the year, Cyprus has become a favourite destination for businesses holding seminars and conferences. The fantastic resorts and hotels around the island offer great accommodation and conference facilities for even the most discerning clients. First class technical services also play a huge role and the ability to stay in the same facility were the conference is held is also a huge advantage for time orientated entrepreneurs. Trips around the island can also be organized and one of the most popular with businessmen and women is the Wine route, were you can visit a few of the excellent boutique wineries and enjoy a traditional meal with panoramic views and off course great wine. The Cyprus Tourism Organisation and the Cyprus Convention Bureau are available to advice you on the best possible choice of venue for your next event.
The Cyprus Tourism Organisation has mandatory sustainable standards for all hotel establishments. Every hotel operating in Cyprus is obliged to take action to support their local community and to protect the environment. These new standards that have been implemented by the C.T.O will ensure that Cyprus becomes a destination of sustainable tourism in the very near future. These practices will also lead to cost saving and more local products being used in the hotel restaurants.