Cyprus Pound (CYP)
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4 hours 25 minutes
Polis, in northwest Cyprus, is a year round destination, boasting beautiful natural surroundings and plenty of sea-based attractions. With a short flight time from the UK and great leisure amenities, Polis is ideal for those looking for an easy, sun-filled holiday. Located a stone’s throw from the idyllic Arkamas peninsula, home to a magnificent nature reserve and the famous grotto Baths of Aphrodite, Polis is a great place for a relaxing holiday in the sun.
Tranquillity, peace and relaxation are all a big part of holidays to Polis. Take a walk along one of the spectacular nature trails and discover incredible views over the Bay of Chrysochous. The main square in the Polis is a great place to sit with the locals and watch the world go by.
Although Polis is famed for its slow pace of life, there are still ample activities on offer that will appeal to bored teenagers or even fun loving adults. Book a lesson at the local dive school, try out the quad bike safari or simply hire a bike and take to the unspoilt hills. Cyprus has faced invasions from countless different empires over the years, from the Ottomans to the Greeks and there are some great archaeological remains around the town too.
Polis is located on the Greek side of Cyprus but it still maintains a uniquely Cypriot feel. Around the town are many small villages and resorts including Latchi, great for sampling some traditional Cypriot food or lazing on the beach. The town of Simou is also nearby and here you can visit a deserted Turkish village.
The stunning natural surroundings make any holiday to Polis special and the ample opportunities for horse riding and hiking are popular with visitors. The town is also located near a popular golf course, several Byzantine churches and archaeological sites meaning there is something to suit every taste.
Polis holidays are all about authenticity, be it sampling traditional Halloumi – fried goats cheese, finding out about the town’s Mycenaean history or simply getting to know the friendly locals. With year round warm weather, clear Mediterranean waters and great beach opportunities, you’ll be hard pushed to leave.
Holidays in Polis have something for everyone and are ideal for those looking to get away from it all and experience Cyprus at its best. Book a great deal to Polis with lastminute.com now.