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Cyprus landscape with mountain village and Mediterranean sea

Compare the best Cyprus flights

Flights to Cyprus deliver you to a sunshine island where soaring mountains slope away to a gentle coastline. Whether you are after a quiet break in the sun, a party paradise after dark or a rugged holiday exploring some of the richest flora and best views in the Mediterranean - you'll find your perfect place in Cyprus.

Why go?

There is plenty for holidaymakers to get their teeth into on this lovely island, apart from traditional Cypriot cuisine like stomach-busting mezé.

Spas, golf courses, monasteries, the Troodos Mountains, and historic sights compete for attention with the simple pleasures of enjoying the laid-back holiday lifestyle in one of the resorts or hill villages of Cyprus.

Cyprus flights should be booked well in advance, especially if you are planning to travel during July and August. Peak season runs from June to September in Cyprus, though you are likely to find cheaper flights during school term time.

How to get there?

The flight time to the two main airports in Cyprus - Larnaca Airport (LCA) and Paphos Airport (PFO) - is around four hours from the UK and cheap flights are available, especially when travelling outside of the peak summer season.

Resorts served by flights into Larnaca Airport include lively Ayia Napa, Protaras and Nissi Beach.

Historic Nicosia is worthy of a visit. The walled city, in the middle of the country, is divided between the Greek and Turkish parts of Cyprus and tourists can gaze into the true heart of Cypriot history here.

Getting to and from the airport

Car hire the airport is an ideal way to get around Cyprus. Buses and taxis are plentiful at both airports, though the bus timetable can be unreliable.

The best deals are likely to be found for travel between September and May. Winter weather is cooler, though still pleasant, and rain and cool winds are likely, though they don't linger for long in Cyprus.

Where to stay?

Way out west, and reached by flights into Paphos, are the resorts of St George Spa and Golf Beach Resort, Coral Beach Hotel and Resort, and Aphrodite Hills Resort. Village life can be found in Latchi and Pissouri, also in the west of the country. The resort of Paphos itself is well liked among British holidaymakers.

Heading to the south coast you'll find the popular tourist resort of Limassol, which is very well served for even the most active of family holidays. Couples and groups also holiday in Limassol, taking advantage of the great range of villa, hotel and self-catering accommodation on offer and an energetic after-dark scene with plenty of bars and restaurants in which to enjoy the evening (and the early hours of the morning).