Luxury Cyprus Holidays

Aphrodite's Island

Cyprus holidays are full of sand, sun and wonderful culture all year round. This island is set in the Mediterranean Sea, close to the west coast of Turkey, meaning you can enjoy temperatures of up to 35 degrees in the summer months and 18-22 degrees for the autumn and spring half term holidays. Surrounded by golden sands and the crystal clear waters of the Mediterranean Sea, this is the ideal place to relax and unwind or make the most of the many water sports available.

Culture lovers will find plenty to explore on their Cyprus holidays, including pretty cobbled streets, ancient churches and ruins. Paphos holidays are families, groups and couples, with sweeping sandy beaches, three golf courses and a medieval castle. Those who prefer a relaxing break will find the Troodos Mountains the ideal mixture of activity, culture and peaceful surroundings. It’s home to UNESCO World Heritage Sites which date back to the Byzantine era, including monasteries, farmlands, forests, hiking trails, vineyards and much more.

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Enjoy the cuisine and luxury of Cyprus

Cyprus is the ideal destination for luxury holidays, offering winding cobbled streets, world heritage sites, boat trips, exquisite restaurants, and a rich history. 

Restaurants in Cyprus are fantastic, serving everything from fine dining to local tavernas, with friendly locals taking pride in every dish produced. Fresh fish and seafood are caught by local fishermen and served straight to your plate, while local farms offer delicious fresh fruits and vegetables. Wine lovers can choose from wine tasting courses and delicious local bottles served alongside dinner, with Latchi and Pissouri being the perfect spots for foodies. 

Families will love the Blue Flag beaches with shallow waters, while those wanting to pick up gifts and souvenirs will enjoy the local markets, little boutiques and designer shops dotted throughout the towns. Spend your evening wandering beside the beautiful marina in Limassol before stopping off for a glass of Cypriot wine as you watch the sunset. For a spa day visit the Troodos Mountains which has a long history of healing and spa towns.

Destinations in Cyprus

Aerial bird's eye view of Latchi port, Akamas peninsula, Polis Chrysochous, Paphos,Cyprus. Latsi harbour with boats and yachts, fish restaurant, promenade, beach tourist area and mountains from above
Latchi village sits next to a panoramic peninsula that legend says was Aphrodite’s stomping ground. Base yourself in this village for days shared between the harbour, beach and hiking trails.
Panorama Of The City Of Limassol, Cyprus
A polished, palm-lined promenade and marina seems to mark the southerly Limassol as a modern city – but delve deeper, and you’ll also find a medieval old town with a castle.
View of embankment at Paphos Harbour - Cyprus
South-westerly Paphos hordes archaeological finds along its coastline – from early Roman tombs to Byzantine churches. The town sprawls out behind, serving up beachfront hotels and a port for the ultimate Cyprus holiday.
Cyprus. Pissouri top view. The beaches of Cyprus. Pissouri Village The coast of the Mediterranean Sea. Resort hotels with pools on the coast. The coast of Cyprus. Holidays in the resorts of Pissouri
The little village of Pissouri is secreted away among the hills, orchards and vineyards between Paphos and Limassol – and just up the road from Aphrodite’s Rock.
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Troodos Mountains
The Troodos Mountains are the longest mountain range in Cyprus, scrolling out along the Limassol-Nicosia border. A national park of forests, waterfalls and trails swoops out from its peaks, offering adventure holidays of a lifetime.
Sea caves panorama (Ayia Napa, Cyprus)
Ayia Napa
On the southeast coast of Cyprus, Ayia Napa is much more than a party town. Did you know it has 14 wonderful Blue Flag beaches? Discover the real Ayia Napa in all its natural beauty – you won’t be disappointed!

Family Holidays in Cyprus

Cyprus is full of sand, sea, sun and fun, making it the ideal choice for your family friendly holidays. There are plenty of soft, white sand beaches where little ones can build sandcastles while Mum and Dad relax on their loungers.

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Our pick of the top hotels in Cyprus

Every one of our hotels is handpicked and personally visited by our team.

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Sovereign Recommends

Anassa Hotel, Latchi

Featuring family suites and villas, Anassa Hotel is perfect for your summer family holiday in Cyprus. Surrounded by open green landscapes and hilltops, you will be able to make the most of this relaxing atmosphere.

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Typical Costs

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€1.50 one way
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When to go

Cyprus weather resembles Greek island-style summers that warm up quickly, with temperatures sticking in the low 20s around April and May. In the middle of summer, highs are well into the 30s, and you can still get away with great beach weather (in the slightly more comfortable 20s) around September and October, the perfect time to visit. Cyprus doesn’t get particularly cold; things hover in the late teens throughout winter, with the odd rain shower.

Visa Information

Visas are not required for UK citizens travelling to Cyprus.


Most restaurant and hotel bills will include a 10% tip, so you don’t have to tip wait staff or bar staff. Even still, extra tips are always appreciated, especially if you received good service. Taxi drivers appreciate a tip; aim for about 10% of the fare.

Introduction to languages

The official languages of Cyprus are Turkish and Greek. English is widely spoken too, so getting by is easy.

Tips from our Personal Travel Planners

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Helen Lippe

What I love about Cyprus is that there's so much culture and history to discover, from the Byzantine monasteries in the Troodos Mountains, to the 15th-century Kolossi Castle near Limassol and the UNESCO-listed Tombs of the Kings in Paphos.

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