Polis Chrysochous holiday information
|Top holiday (Flight+Hotel)||£115|
|Family holiday (Flight+Hotel)||£101|
|Romantic holiday (Flight+Hotel)||£836|
|Budget holiday (Flight+Hotel)||£101|
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Polis is a peaceful coastal town providing a glimpse into old-world village culture. Situated on the northwest corner of Cyprus, this centuries-old region is surrounded by the Akamas peninsula, a nature reserve widely considered to be the most beautiful destination on Cyprus. With its striking natural beauty and rich cultural traditions, Polis holidays take travellers to a Mediterranean paradise.
Planning Polis holidays
Cyprus boasts one of the best climates in Europe, with around 340 days of sunshine a year. Although the hotter temperatures of May to July are perfect for beachside fun, consider planning Polis holidays during autumn (August to November), when the cooler weather provides ideal sight-seeing conditions. Arrive via Larnaca International Airport or ferry connection. Explore Polis and surrounding attractions by foot or by road and set your clock to GMT+2.
With its natural and historical wonders, as well as the town’s unique charm, Polis holidays offer an excitingly refreshing Mediterranean experience. Around the paved town sits an array of traditional shops, quaint cafés and taverns, where visitors can shop for local souvenirs or enjoy some Cyprus-made wine. The town's sweeping beaches provide a scenic spot to relax, while nature trails provide a breathtaking panoramic view of Polis - perfect for a sunset stroll. The Troodos mountains with its lush pine forests boast ideal hiking conditions for active holidaymakers, while the picturesque Akamas river is wonderful for boating – a must for Polis holidays.
History, culture and romance also abound here. The city’s medieval heritage and cultural development is well-preserved at the Museum of Marion-Arsinoe, or visitors can venture out to the historical ruins of the medieval monastery Gialia, renowned for its by stirring scenery, colourful artifacts, and grand stone relics. Aphrodite’s Baths, a striking natural pool grotto where the Goddess of Love was said to have met Adonis while bathing, delights and captivates mythology buffs, budding photographers and the romantic.