The magnificent island of the goddess of love Aphrodite amazes all tourists who come here on vacation. The island has a history of more than 10 thousand years, and to this day there are remains of Stone Age settlements, ancient Roman amphitheaters and ancient Greek temples.
Numerous churches, churches and chapels create a unique atmosphere of a paradise place. Separately, it should be said about the multiple holidays that are arranged here, for example, the wine festival, which is dedicated to Dionysus.
The SPA-resorts of Cyprus are becoming more and more popular, as the island, where, according to legend, Aphrodite once appeared, is simply obliged to give people health and beauty. Every year more and more tourists are wondering - how to choose a resort in Cyprus? There is a huge wellness center on the island, all procedures in which are based on thalassotherapy. There are 4 outdoor pools, each with its own salt content, as well as an algeotherapy center and over two dozen rooms that offer all kinds of restorative and rejuvenating procedures, where anti-cellulite techniques are practiced, guaranteeing everyone an unforgettable pastime.
Arriving in Cyprus for relaxation, try commandaria - this is an unusually sweet and rather thick local wine, which is made from slightly dried grapes. Do not forget to visit a small village called Lefkara, where needlewomen live, weaving the world-famous lace - lefkaritika.
The most famous cities in Cyprus are Paphos, Nicosia, Ayia Napa and Limassol. When you arrive in Nicosia, be sure to head to the Cathedral of Agios Ioannis, which houses amazing frescoes. At the Famagusta Gate, don't forget to make a wish and visit the Jewel Museum. Limassol is the main port city, famous for its organized wine festival.
In Paphos, you need to visit the Tomb of the Kings and see the column of the Apostle Peter, as well as take a walk in the catacombs of St. Solomon. In the eastern part of the island, not far from the resort town of Ayia Napa, a water park known among children called Waterwold awaits tourists.
Of course, you must definitely visit the legendary Akamas, since it was here, according to the legends, that Aphrodite met and fell in love with Adonis. Not far from the coast in the west is a small lake fed by mountain streams. This is the famous Baths of Aphrodite, and according to legend, all the girls who wash in the stream receive eternal beauty.