For those who love to explore and discover new places, the high summer temperatures in Cyprus can be a little overwhelming if you’re being very active. Of course that’s wonderful for the sun-worshippers, who like nothing more than relaxing on the beach or by the pool, but for those who seek adventure in the great outdoors, February is the perfect time to visit the island. Not only are the temperatures pleasant, and not too hot, you’ll be able to explore all that Cyprus has to offer, without the crowds. In addition, prices are lower in February than in the summer months, so you should be able to get a great deal on your trip, even if you’re opting for the most luxurious accommodation. February is a great time to enjoy the outdoor activities in Cyprus, so here are some fantastic things to do next time you’re here…
Take a hike in the mountains
If you’re looking for breathtaking views and spectacular scenery, you certainly need to head up into the Troodos mountains. Here you’ll find hiking routes for differing abilities, each one offering some amazing sights to discover along the way such as ancient churches, picturesque Venetian bridges and the stunning Caledonia falls.
Visit the picturesque Troodos villages
Troodos is full of charming villages, each one unique and special in its own way. You’ll find time moves slowly in these quaint villages, giving you chance to relax and unwind as you explore and discover the hidden gems of each location. Stop at a local restaurant to enjoy authentic Cypriot cuisine, or look for traditional crafts such as rose water or lace, for the most authentic souvenirs to take home with you.
Go walking on the Cape Greco nature trails
With miles of unspoiled trails, the Cape Greco national park is the perfect destination for walkers. There’s so much to discover, from wildlife to architecture, history to panoramic views, there’s something to delight around every corner. Don’t forget your camera as you’ll find plenty of great photo spots on your journeys such as Kamara tou Koraka, a stunning natural bridge, the pretty whitewashed Ayii Anargyri chapel, and the mysterious sea caves.
Experience a local village wine-tasting
After you’ve spent a few days out and about exploring the trails, you deserve to take it easy for a while, and what better way to do that than with a wine-tasting experience? Cyprus is home to many wineries, and several of them offer tours and tastings. Cyprus is famous for producing the world’s oldest wine Commandaria, so it’s no wonder there’s a rich history to uncover when you visit the local vineyards for a wine-tasting experience. You’ll learn a lot, and of course you’ll get to taste some of the most delicious wines. Don’t forget to buy a bottle to enjoy later back at your villa!
Find the perfect villa as your base for exploring Cyprus
You’ll find some amazing February deals on luxury villas in key locations in Protaras on the Imagine Villa Rentals platform. Check it out today, browse the wide range of options and make your booking for a fantastic February trip to remember.