Cyprus is situated in the south-eastern Mediterranean Sea and offers some of the warmest and sandiest beaches in Europe. The island is split into the Northern Turkish side and the southern Greek area. While it is possible to visit both, the Greek area is the most common destination and much more tourist friendly, with stunning resorts, bustling towns and beautiful scenery.

Two of the most popular destinations are Paphos on the south-west coast and Larnaca on the south-east coast. Both areas (and in fact the island as a whole) offer the same weather and climate and have the same busy seasons.

Upcoming flights to Cyprus

More about Cyprus

Parts of the island, like Ayia Napa and Paphos see a lot of nightlife tourists, but the country also offers plenty of beautiful landscapes, immersive history and local cuisine that blend the ingredients of Europe with the spices and traditions of the East. UNESCO have had a field day in the historical hotspot of Paphos, with ancient tombs, Roman amphitheatres and intricate mosaics joining stunning churches, crumbling ruins and impressive forts.

The Larnaca region is the life and soul of Cyprus, with lively resorts Ayia Napa and Protaras leading the way. If you want a beautifully bold holiday base, with lots going on day and night, Larnaca is the perfect spot for you. Whilst Cyprus isn't exactly a small island, it is just small enough to cover by car. However, if you're content to stay in one place, Cyprus offers many great locations where all you need worry about is whether you should take a swim, have a cocktail or discover something new about the great Mediterranean civilizations.

All Cyprus flights

Top 5 things to do in Cyprus