The Cyprus Seasons 

The climate of Cyprus never fails to delight her visitors, and every season has a charm and beauty of its own. In Summer, sandy beaches and clear turquoise waters beckon swimmers and provide the perfect conditions for sailing, skiing and all water-sports under the sun. Yet a complete contrast awaits in the cool, pine covered mountains of Troodos,with delightfull hill resorts and traditional hotels. As the land mellows in autumn there is a wonderful clarity of air on those balmy days still warmed by the brilliant Cyprus sun. 

The sea temperature is still high after the long hot summer, and for some this is the best season of all the Cyprus winter is short and mild, with average daytime temperatures around 16 C. This season brings some much-needed rain to the land, but most of the days are bright and sunny. There is also a small snow season between January to March, with fun to be had by all ages from beginners to serious skiers. 

During winter one is able to bask on a sandy beach and within an hour embark on a skiing adventure in the Troodos mountains. The springtime the island takes on an enchanting beauty. The countryside is ablaze as glorious wild flowers and fragrant blossoms burst into life to delight the eye with their stunning colors. Bright poppies, yellow daisies and pastel anemones present their myriad colors in the fields. Meanwhile prickly broom and rocksoses decorate the hill sides, peonies start appearing on the mountains, and everywhere the heady scent of orange blossom pervades the air. In fact with 1500 different species of flowers Cyprus is a paradise for nature lovers. As the days lengthen the sun becomes stronger. Cyprus enters an idyllic season for walks, leisurely picnics and the fascinating contemplation of nature, not forgetting swimming and sunbathing. Cyprus seasons are coming, passing and going gently, so it’s the ideal holiday place for all.