Cyprus cycling routes: best routes for villa holidaymakers

If you’re wanting an active getaway complete with sun, sea and stunning sights, then you can’t go wrong with Cyprus. Alongside this Mediterranean gem’s vast beaches and cultural spots, it has an array of cycle routes that make Cyprus cycling holidays perfect for both adventure seekers and riders content to trundle along at their own pace. To really make the […]

Best Mediterranean places to visit for cycling holidays

There’s something idyllic about cycling along a clifftop track while the sea gently crashes beneath you. Apart from that and the whizz of your hubs, the world seems mysteriously quiet. It’s moments like this that make cycling holidays in the Mediterranean region so appealing. Between Spain’s Costa del Sol and Cyprus’ eastern shores you’ll find some of the best Mediterranean […]

Culture in Cyprus and how to bring it home to your villa

As the third largest island in the Mediterranean, Cyprus is poised with plenty of idyllic sunspots and a rich and insightful past. Scenery and history aside, you’ll quickly find that Cypriots embody a vibrant culture which you’ll never forget. Culture in Cyprus is often based around strong family values and a mixture of regional traditions. Live like a local and […]

Hidden gems: most beautiful parts of Cyprus for a self-catering holiday

Cyprus is a trove of hidden gems. Beyond the private pools of the luxury villas, sits a quaint collection of historic, unsung towns and villages. When it comes to holidaying here, you’re simply spoilt for choice for things to do and places to visit. On your next trip to the Mediterranean island, why not explore the vast wealth of culture […]

Best drinks for your self-catering holiday to Cyprus

Staying in a Cypriot villa with a private pool while sipping a cocktail is a dream come true, and one which you can realise by choosing a self-catering holiday. Choosing to rent a villa in Cyprus means that you can enjoy Cyprus’ best drinks the way the Cypriots do – from the comfort of a warm, sunny terrace. Prepare for […]

Paphos, Cyprus – the 2017 European Capital of Culture

At Villa Plus villa we make sure that you love it more, with dedicated in-resort staff, hand-picked villa locations, private pools and more extras than anyone else!  But this year, your holiday could be an even greater experience if you choose Cyprus. 2017 is the year that Paphos is crowned the European Capital of Culture with plenty of extra events to keep […]

Taste of Cyprus: Recipe for Pork Souvla

Just because you’ve opted for a self-catering holiday doesn’t mean you have to forgo the best cuisine from your destination. To make sure you experience the real taste of Cyprus while in your holiday rental, we’ve put together a simple recipe for you to try in your villa’s kitchen… Tasty Cypriot Cuisine Taking the best parts of Greek food – […]