North Cyprus Articles

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24 November, 2009
evil eye

Legends – The Nazar – Evil Eye

The Nazar, also called the “Evil Eye” Used by many religions and cultures throughout the world, and a potent symbol against evil from pagan times, is the Nazar. It is used in the Mediterranean and the Middle East, and has […]
27 September, 2011
autumn

Things to do in North Cyprus during the autumn season

  Things to do in North Cyprus during the autumn season Activities in North Cyprus are dependent on the time of year and the associated temperatures. The two main seasons attracting visitors are spring for the abundance of wild flowers […]
4 November, 2009

Water Activities

With the long hot summers, beautiful beaches and crystal clear sea Northern Cyprus is the ideal location for water sports enthusiasts. Many of the  main hotel beaches have water sports available which range from jet skiing to parasailing. There are […]
30 November, 2009
Kyrenia Harbour

Old Kyrenia and the Venetian Harbour

Kyrenia, with its picturesque harbour and adjacent castle is called the “Jewel of Cyprus”. It is, quite simply, exquisite! The town was probably founded circa tenth century BC and was one of the original city kingdoms. Its position on the […]
6 July, 2010
Cratos Hotel North Cyprus

5* Cratos Premium Hotel, Kyrenia

Cratos Premium Hotel is a newly built 5* hotel, situated approximately 4 miles outside of Kyrenia, along the Catalkoy coastline. Its unique design, and stylish interior makes this hotel stand out from the rest. Boasting a spa and wellness centre, […]
27 November, 2009

Café Dukkan

This gem of a café is located along the main road on the west side of Kyrenia, opposite the waterfall roundabout. The colourful décor awaits you with acid coloured, bright painted walls and furniture and an array of art work […]
25 October, 2009

Palace of the Provveditore

The Venetians, wishing to make their own mark on the palace changed the façade of the entrance, extending it outwards, building basket arches and incorporating massive granite pillars imported from the ruined city of Salamis. Over the central arch are […]
22 November, 2009
Herbarium

Alevkaya Herbarium

The most picturesque route for driving to the Alevkaya area is the road that turns to the left from Kyrenia to Famagusta mountain road at the Five Finger mountain pass. Alternatively it can be accessed from the north coast road […]
2 December, 2009

Rivada

Rivada is an unassuming little restaurant serving mouth watering traditional fish & chips. The restuarant is situated on the main Alsancak road heading towards Lapta. A friendly waiter will welcome you to your seat, and you can choose from either […]
29 October, 2009

4* Majestic Beach Hotel, Famagusta

Majestic Beach Hotel | Famagusta The Majestic Beach Hotel is situated on the coast of Famagusta Bay and within walking distance of a charming fishing village. This small family-run hotel is a mere 300 yards from its own, partly man-made, […]