North Cyprus Attractions & Things To Do

9 February, 2010

Boat Tours

One of the “must do” things when visiting Northern Cyprus is to experience one of the many boat tours leaving from Kyrenia harbour. You can relax whilst exploring the Kyrenia coastline or enjoy a range of watersports including; jet skiing, […]
30 November, 2009

The Covered Market

The Covered Market | Nicosia No Turkish town is complete without a market and the Nicosia market lives up to all expectations. It is easy to find, being very close to the Selimiye mosque and is an Aladdin’s emporium of […]
20 November, 2009

Horse Shoe Beach

Horse Shoe Beach | North Cyprus The bare northwestern tip of Northern Cyprus is known as the Koruçam Burnu (Cape Kormakitis) and, apart from being yet another ‘land’s end’ in the same sense as Cape Greco and Cape Arnaoutis in […]
26 October, 2009
Cyprus Terrain Map

Welcome to North Cyprus

“You are welcome Sir, to Cyprus”  – Othello, William Shakespeare. Cyprus is an island that has inspired writers throughout the ages. From William Shakespeare who set “Othello” at a sea port in Cyprus, through to the eighteenth and nineteenth century […]
22 November, 2009

Festivals

In accordance with the rest of the Muslim world, festivals and religious holidays are observed in accordance with the calendar and the phases of the moon. This means that the major festivals are moveable and it is always advisable to […]
20 November, 2009

Lara (Vakıflar) Beach

Lara Beach | North Cyprus Popular with expats is Lara (Vakıflar) Beach, 3km further along from Alagadi – Turtle Beach and signposted just before the large power station. There is no charge to park and swim. The somewhat scruffy dark […]
20 November, 2009

Yavuz Çıkarma (Five Mile) Beach

One of Kyrenia’s top swimming beaches, the Five Mile beach is located west of Kyrenia and is known as Yavuz Çıkarma (Five Mile) Beach, which is overlooked by the restaurant of the same name. This sandy cove has three names in Turkish. […]
20 November, 2009

Catalkoy Beach

If you fancy quieter and less developed beaches, go east of Kyrenia. With one notable exception, these are better loved by seekers of solitude. The first worth a mention is Çatalköy Beach, 7km from Kyrenia. It is reached via a […]
20 November, 2009

Vrysi (Acapulco) Beach

A short drive from Çatalköy Village is the private Vrysi (Acapulco) Beach, now looked after by the large five-star Acapulco Spa Resort Hotel, which caters for package tourists, but takes in casual guests as well. One of the finest sandy […]
26 October, 2009

Turtles in Northern Cyprus

Turtles in North Cyprus There are two species of turtles that nest in the sand of the Cyprus beaches, and together with other islands of the Mediterranean and the coastline of Turkey, there are conservation sites continually monitored during the […]