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The Ultimate Guide to Cyprus Adventures by George's Watersports

The Ultimate Guide to Cyprus Adventures – Celebrating 35 Years

As we celebrate George’s Watersports’ 35th anniversary, we take pride in the unique experiences we’ve offered our guests.

Since our establishment in 1989, we’ve been committed to delivering top-quality boat hire services, allowing both locals and tourists to discover the awe-inspiring beauty of Cyprus from a different perspective —the water. To mark this special occasion, we’ve compiled the Ultimate Guide to Cyprus Adventures and 35 must-see attractions and activities across the island, showcasing the unparalleled experiences that Cyprus and George’s Watersports have to offer.

Cyprus, a land of rich history, diverse landscapes, and a warm Mediterranean climate, offers a plethora of experiences for all. From its sun-drenched beaches and pristine waters to its ancient ruins and bustling cities, this captivating island has something for everyone. Whether you’re an adventure enthusiast, a history aficionado, a nature lover, or simply seeking a relaxing sun-soaked getaway, Cyprus promises a holiday filled with unique and diverse experiences.

George Watersports Rib Line Self Drive Boat Hire "lios"
Latchi Harbour

Our ultimate guide to Cyprus begins on the water, where the allure of the Mediterranean Sea is simply irresistible.

Picture yourself gliding across the azure waves, the sun’s warmth on your face, and the wind gently tousling your hair as you explore hidden coves and pristine beaches. At George’s Watersports, we offer a fleet of boats, from nimble self-drive speedboats to luxurious yachts, allowing you to uncover the coastline at your own leisure. The Blue Lagoon, with its captivating turquoise waters, is a snorkeler’s paradise.

Ultimate guide to Cyprus - Lara Beach
Lara Bay

For those who prefer to stay closer to shore, the Akamas Peninsula is a haven of natural beauty, boasting rugged cliffs, hidden caves, and untouched landscapes.

Lara Beach, renowned for its turtle conservation efforts, offers a serene escape where you can witness the magic of nature. And, of course, a visit to Latchi Harbour wouldn’t be complete without savouring fresh seafood at one of the charming waterfront tavernas.

Ultimate guide to Cyprus - Tombs of the Kings, Paphos
Tombs of the Kings

No ultimate guide to Cyprus is complete with immersing yourself in its rich cultural and historical heritage.

The island is dotted with archaeological sites and ancient ruins that tell the story of its storied past. The Kourion Archaeological Site, perched on a cliff overlooking the sea, offers stunning views and a glimpse into the lives of ancient civilizations. The Tombs of the Kings in Paphos, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is an awe-inspiring testament to the island’s history, with its intricate underground tombs carved out of solid rock.

Ultimate guide to Cyprus - Nicosia
Nicosia, the Capital

Nicosia, the last divided capital in Europe, presents a unique blend of old and new, where centuries-old architecture coexists with modern urban life.

A stroll through the narrow streets of the old city reveals a tapestry of cultures and histories. At the same time, the vibrant Kykkos Monastery, nestled in the Troodos Mountains, showcases the spiritual heart of Cyprus.

George’s Watersports is celebrating 35 years in 2014

Nature enthusiasts will find plenty to marvel at in Cyprus, from the dramatic sea cliffs of Cape Greco to the lush Cedar Valley.

Hiking through the Avakas Gorge or cooling off at the Millomeris Waterfalls offers a refreshing change of pace, while the Akrotiri Peninsula and Aliki Salt Lake provide unique opportunities for birdwatching and wildlife spotting all make it onto our ultimate guide to Cyprus Adventures.

And let’s remember the culinary delights that Cyprus has to offer.

Indulge in a traditional meze dinner, sample locally produced wines in the picturesque wine villages of Limassol, or learn the art of making halloumi cheese. Visiting local markets and tasting fresh olive oil are just a few ways to immerse yourself in the island’s rich gastronomic culture.

As we celebrate our 35th anniversary, we invite you to join us in exploring the ultimate guide to Cyprus.

Whether you’re setting sail with George’s Watersports or embarking on a land-based adventure, there’s no better time to discover the magic of this incredible island.

Ultimate guide to Cyprus - Beaches
The Akamas

1-10: By the Water – ultimate guide to cyprus

  1. Boat Hire from George’s Watersports – Explore the stunning coastline of Latchi with one of our luxury yachts or speedboats.
  2. Latchi Harbour – Enjoy fresh seafood at one of the charming waterfront tavernas.
  3. Blue Lagoon – Snorkel in the crystal-clear waters of this beautiful lagoon.
  4. Akamas Peninsula – Discover the untouched beauty of this nature reserve by boat or foot.
  5. Baths of Aphrodite – Hike to this natural cave linked to Aphrodite’s myths.
  6. Pomos Fishing Harbour – Experience the charm of this traditional fishing village and dine on fresh catch.
  7. Kato Pyrgos Beach – Enjoy the serene and less crowded beaches of this picturesque village
  8. Aphrodite’s Rock – Swim around the legendary birthplace of the goddess of love.
  9. Lara Beach – Visit this secluded beach known for its turtle conservation.
  10. Governor’s Beach in Limassol – Relax on the unique white-rock formations and clear waters.
Ultimate guide to Cyprus - Kourion

11-20: Cultural and Historical Gems – ultimate guide to cyprus

  1. Kourion Archaeological Site – Explore ancient Greco-Roman ruins with stunning views.
  2. Tombs of the Kings – Walk through these impressive underground tombs in Paphos.
  3. Nicosia Old City – Wander through the last divided capital in Europe.
  4. Kykkos Monastery – Visit the wealthiest and most famous monastery in Cyprus.
  5. Kolossi Castle – Discover this medieval fortress near Limassol.
  6. Troodos Mountains – Hike through beautiful trails and visit traditional villages.
  7. Lefkara Village – Visit this charming village known for its traditional lace-making and silver craftsmanship. Wander through its narrow streets and experience a slice of authentic Cypriot culture.
  8. Hala Sultan Tekke – Explore this significant Muslim shrine near Larnaca, surrounded by a picturesque salt lake. It offers a peaceful and serene atmosphere and historical and cultural insights.
  9. Limassol Marina – Stroll around this modern and luxurious marina.
  10. Ancient Amathus – Explore the ruins of one of the oldest cities in Cyprus.
Ultimate guide to Cyprus - Hala Sultan Tekke
Hala Sultan Tekke

21-30: Natural Wonders and Scenic Spots – ultimate guide to cyprus

  1. Cape Greco – Marvel at the dramatic sea cliffs and caves.
  2. Avakas Gorge – Hike through this stunning limestone canyon.
  3. Salt Lake in Larnaca – Watch flamingos in this natural habitat.
  4. Cedar Valley – Enjoy the tranquillity of this lush valley in the Troodos Mountains.
  5. Millomeris Waterfalls – Cool off at this hidden gem in the mountains.
  6. Aphrodite’s Sanctuary in Kouklia – Visit the remains of this ancient site.
  7. Caledonia Waterfalls – Trek to this refreshing waterfall.
  8. Aliki Salt Lake – See the pink hue of the salt flats and wildlife.
  9. Akrotiri Peninsula – Explore this protected natural area.
  10. Petra tou Romiou – Enjoy the scenic beauty of this famous landmark.
Ultimate guide to Cyprus - Halloumi
Traditional Halloumi

31-35: Culinary and Local Delights – ultimate guide to cyprus

  1. Cypriot Wine Tasting – Sample local wines in the wine villages of Limassol.
  2. Halloumi Making Tour – Learn how to make this famous Cypriot cheese.
  3. Traditional Meze Dinner – Indulge in a feast of Cypriot dishes.
  4. Local Markets – Visit markets in Limassol or Nicosia for fresh produce and crafts.
  5. Olive Oil Tasting – Discover the rich flavours of Cypriot olive oils.

Join us in celebrating 35 years of adventure, exploration, and unforgettable memories at George’s Watersports. Dive into the best of Cyprus and create your own unique stories!

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