So you are looking at where to go for your well deserved and anticipated, sun drenched summer holiday? Well let us tempt you with some very good reasons why you might well consider taking your holiday in North Cyprus!
1 – Beaches
The beaches in North Cyprus can cater for all your tastes and preferences. If your preference is solitude then take your pick of the beautiful stretches of beach dotted all along the North Cyprus coastline.
You will be pleased to know that when eating out in North Cyprus there are a broad range of choices available in terms of cuisine and restaurant type, so broad in fact that it can be quite overwhelming at times! You can eat out at a different establishment every night of the week if that’s your preference, or eat at home with a variety of take-away and delivery services to choose from.
There is also the opportunity to have a real treat with some very top notch cuisine available on the island at some highly sophisticated establishments; and with the opening of more 5 star hotels there are more and more 5 star cooking standards available, providing a vast array of exquisite buffet style menus, as well as international franchised restaurants within some hotel’s premises. Hotel dining is certainly worth considering if you are looking to eat somewhere a little bit special.
When it comes to choosing the best accommodation in North Cyprus suited to your own requirements and tastes, take a look at this article which gives food for thought on the individual suitability of available accommodation. There are so many different types of accommodation from 5 star to 1 star, holiday villages, budget accommodation and guesthouses, that you should have no trouble in finding what you need.
Starting with luxury hotels, you may have a problem in deciding which one to choose! Classic, modern, themed, opulent are just a few of the words we can use to describe some of them, and you will not be disappointed as we can safely say that they are first class. With new players coming into the game on a regular basis, you are spoilt for choice. See our selection of luxury hotels for some ideas.
Some of our readers sometimes like to have some inside juice on great places to stay in North Cyprus, and whilst we are in the business of informing, it’s just that from time to time its hard to let go of those things which we wish to keep to ourselves! Balcı Plaza in Yenierenköy is one of those places, but it would be unfair not to tell everyone wouldn’t it! Also Hassan, the proud owner would be upset with us too! Whilst thinking of what to write, thoughts initially came up with great beach, fantastic food and sleeping under a sunshade all day, but we have dug deep to pad it all out for you!
If you are thinking of taking the plunge, getting hitched, tying the knot or making it ‘official’ so to speak, then there are places of romance all over the world where you can do so, but a great option and perhaps possibly the only option, being the birthplace of Aphrodite, would be North Cyprus! Add to that the sunshine, the stunningly scenic and panoramic backdrops and you can’t go far wrong!
To get the legalities over and done with first – all marriages are legal and legitimate internationally so it doesn’t matter if you come from such places as the UK, Russia, Canada, America or the rest of Europe, you can legally wed here in North Cyprus.
A nice little treat for most of us are the cheap goodies we can buy coming in and out of North Cyprus! Note that there are limitations on what you can bring in and what you can take out however, (taking out is more relevant for the country you are travelling back to!).
When arriving into Ercan airport which serves North Cyprus you are currently allowed to bring in: –
Ever fancied taking to the skies, floating on the thermals or just want to see a different view of North Cyprus than you have before? Why not take the opportunity to try your hand at paragliding which has become the most exciting way to see the breathtaking views that the island has to offer!
There’s plenty to keep children and adults busy when visiting or living in North Cyprus, and whilst researching this article we were pleasantly amazed at the amount of activities that you can get involved in – we never knew there so much to do before!
In this article we will give you an A-Z selection of some of the more land based activities and sports available for everyone to participate in – and they range from activities suitable for thrill seekers through to those that might appeal to the more subdued among us!