Welcome to North Cyprus

north_cyprus-5Northern Cyprus is the hidden oasis in the Mediterranean; an exquisite and unspoilt island laid open for you to explore; echoing times gone by with its rustic villages, ancient towns, harbours, castles and slow pace of life.  Northern Cyprus is practically bursting with culture, hospitality and history.

Soaked in the glorious Mediterranean sun and located only 40 miles from Turkey, the coastline of Northern Cyprus is hemmed in by utterly idyllic golden sandy beaches, hidden coves, whilst inland the terrain gives way to rolling hills and breathtaking mountain ranges.  This is complimented by the heady scent of Honeysuckle and Jasmine flowers, of which the whole island seems to be awash, giving these landscapes a surreal and dreamlike quality.

Nestled within three continents, Northern Cyprus offers you an endless array of things to do and see, or not, if you wish to simply relax with a spot of fishing or just lie back and indulge in the sunshine!

For the more energetic, there are many castles to be explored and historical cities and buildings to be appreciated.  The beaches offer water sports such as jet skiing and scuba diving, or you can sail the seas on one of the many wonderful boating excursions available.

The maze-like towns are full of shops selling traditional handicrafts as well as more modern outlets selling clothes, jewellery and perfume, to satisfy even the most enthusiastic of shoppers.

Nightlife centres on eating out, which is not a surprise given the wonderful cuisine of the Turkish Cypriots who inhabit the island.  Mezes (a vast array of hot and cold appetizers), Kebabs, fresh grilled fish, and stews filled with herbs and spices, with influences from Turkey, the Middle East and Mediterranean, make up a typical meal.  Fruits, syrupy desserts, Turkish teas and coffees and an optional glass of Raki (an alcoholic aniseed drink) will round up your dining experience, as will the welcoming and cheery locals clinking their glasses on the surrounding tables.

Northern Cyprus is a vibrant, warm and blissful paradise island which will leave you with the fondest memories and is guaranteed to be one destination you will want to visit time and time again.

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