Activity and water sports holidays in Cyprus

Activity and water sports holidays in Cyprus attract holidaymakers from all over the world.

If you prefer your holidays to be more active than laid back, you will find plenty of adrenalin-fuelled activities in Cyprus.

With year-round warm weather, Cyprus is perfect for golfing holidays and water sports.

With around 50 blue flag beaches, a water sports holiday in Cyprus is guaranteed to be safe and clean. The area around Pissouri Bay is particularly popular for water sports holidays, with PADI diving instructors offering some incredible scuba diving experiences.

The Zenobia Wreck is a well-known dive spot in Cyprus, with experienced divers travelling from all over the world to take advantage of this, one of the top ten dive sites in the world. The Cyprus coastline is scattered with many other beautiful diving locations, where you can explore incredible underwater formations, swim through marine tunnels and caves and enjoy the colourful marine life on display such as octopus, pike fish and many other beautiful aquatic creatures.

If scuba diving or snorkelling aren’t the water sports of your choice, there are plenty of other activities for you to enjoy in Cyprus. You can navigate a sailing boat, or hop on a jet ski for some fast paced fun over the waves. There is also windsurfing, canoes and the hilarious banana boat ride!

If you would rather spend your time away in a more leisurely pursuit, Cyprus golf holidays are extremely popular due to the abundance of fantastic championship level golf courses across the island. Once again, Pissouri is the ideal place for golf holidays in Cyprus, due to the close proximity of four amazing courses.

The Elea Golf Club is one of the more recent additions to the Cyprus golf scene – created and developed by world champion Nick Faldo, this beautiful course offers you the chance to play a fabulous round under the gorgeous Cyprus sunshine. This area of Cyprus also offers the Aphrodite Hills course, the Secret Valley and the Memphis Hills Golf Club. The stunning Cyprus scenery adds an extra dimension to your Cyprus golfing holiday, with beautiful sea views and lush landscapes providing a memorable game of golf.

Other activities in Cyprus include: cycling along some of the beautiful nature trails in the spectacular Akamas Peninsula or horse-riding.

For people who just want to relax without being hassled Cyprus is the perfect holiday destination. With miles of sandy beaches and delightful secluded bays you are sure to find somewhere to chill out whilst you enjoy all that Cyprus sun. The Island is steeped in centuries of rich cultural history so there is more than enough to keep even the most enthusiastic culture vultures occupied. If you want to see more of Cyprus whilst on your holiday be sure to check out the many excursions that are on offer to all those places of interest.