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Where to stay in Cyprus???

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Where to stay in Cyprus???

My boyfriend and I are thinking of visiting Cyprus for a short break (1 week), next month, but we really dont know where to start with regards location.

We are 32 years old and without children. We want somewhere with a lovely beach, but not too secluded. We dont want to be in an area with clubs, loud music and people falling over drunk. However, it would be nice to go to a place with lovely restaurants, cafes and bars.

We get bored after a few days on the beach so somewhere with things to do close by would be ideal. We're not really your 'package holiday with entertainment by the pool' kind of couple and would probably hire a car if this helps.

Can anyone give us any suggestions on where in Cyprus might meet our needs? Or is Cyprus not the right place?!

Many thanks for any suggestions you might have :)

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1. Re: Where to stay in Cyprus???

If it is good beaches you are after try looking at the east coast of the island ayia napa, protaras or pernera etc. Even though ayia napa has a vibrant and busy nightlife scene this is contained really to one area(square) but you also have some great restaurants and a lovely harbour area. Maybe pernera or protaras with the beautiful beaches but with bars etc also.

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2. Re: Where to stay in Cyprus???

I wonder if Limassol might suit you as it is in a good position for touring the island. Parts of it are quite touristy but there is a nice old town and some lovely restaurants in both the Amathus area and the old town around the castle. I have to be honest and say that the beaches are not of the white sand variety but where we stay in the Amathus area there is quite a reasonable stretch of black sand. There is a nice beach path that is great for walk.

We just spent a week in Pissouri which is very quiet with just a few restaurants and a pebbly beach. It is halfway between Limassol and Paphos so you can visit either very easily and also it is close to Aphrodites rock and the Troodos mountains are easily reachable.

It is difficult to know how to advise as everyone is looking for something different but if you are hiring a car at least you will see the real Cyprus and not just the touristy bits.

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3. Re: Where to stay in Cyprus???

Hiya,

Paphos offers beaches and history with easy transfer (30 mins) from the airport.

The town has all to offer form harbour dining to clubbing in bar street, with traditional tavernas to bars with sky sports.

Luckily, neverthetwain shall meet, so you can enjoy the best of both worlds.

There are plenty of private complexes in and arouond Paphos, away from the package tours.

The Troodos Mountains are just an hour drive away.

Good luck with your search.

Regards

Stewart

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4. Re: Where to stay in Cyprus???

I believe Protaras would be the ideal place for you. It is more family oriented, with great beaches secluded and not, and some nice restaurants. However, you can use Protaras only as a base for your holidays.You can easily drive around the island, and the longest that it should take you to geto to Paphos would be 2 hours. There are many things and nice places to visit, and i would suggest for you to do that rather than stay in one place for the duration of your holidays. You can easily go to Troodos mountains, or visit some traditional villages in that area.

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5. Re: Where to stay in Cyprus???

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