Cyprus Yacht Charter Guide
A CAPTIVATING ISLAND FULL OF UNIQUE CHARACTER
Floating in glistening European Mediterranean waters, surrounded by the shores of Turkey, is Cyprus. A hybrid of Western culture and Eastern influences from nearby Asia and Africa, this fascinating island can offer an unparalleled charter experience. Luxury accommodation has Championship golf courses, golden beaches, and awe-inspiring mountain views on their doorstep.
The villages of Cyprus cling to sloped hills, nestled in valleys, and ancient Byzantine churches and monasteries decorate the mountains. The charm of the ‘island of Aphrodite’ particularly lies in the uninterrupted villages of the Akamas Peninsula. The tranquil atmosphere of the idyllic crystal clear waters of the Akamas blue lagoon is guaranteed to leave you feeling fully refreshed. A true snorkeler’s paradise, the Akamas Peninsula also boasts an enchanting bath of Aphrodite trail.
Enjoying a relaxing stroll on the gorgeous golden beaches of the Karpas Peninsula is not to be missed. The island’s beautiful coastline is considerably unspoilt. For the more adventurous, exploring Cyprus’s largest mountain range, the Troodos found on the Western side of the island is a must for a charter vacation itinerary. Its highest peak, Mount Olympus, host four ski slopes and at their foothills sits the magical small lace village of Lefkara – a definitive example of traditional Cyprus life.
Charterers should journey north to Kyrenia to experience breathtaking views from the peaks of otherworldly medieval castles from the French dynasty, and the gothic Kyrenia mountain range. The romance of Kyrenia’s harbour has made it renowned as one of the island’s most beautiful seascape. Delve into the islands remarkable history and visit the fascinating village of Bellapais, with ruins of Bellapais Abbey – built in the 12th Century by exiled monks.
Travel to Kaplica to taste the simple Cyprus life, encompassed by large green spaces unpicked trees, its solitude is reminiscent of an older and traditional Mediterranean lifestyle. The island’s capital Nicosia has exquisite bars and restaurants to enjoy fine dining following exploring, surrounded by Venetian walls which tell a compelling story of the history of Cyprus.
If you are interested in exploring Cyprus on a private crewed luxury yachting vacation, view all of the Mediterranean superyachts available to charter.
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