8 Breathtaking Viewpoints In Cyprus You Must Visit
It’s summertime and the living is easy! The sun is shining, the gorgeous beaches of the island are full of people swimming and sunbathing, and you must be looking for your next day trip, aren’t you? Well, if you love views from above then grab a piece of paper and a pen and note the following spots where you can admire some breathtaking views in Cyprus! Whether you find yourself by the sea, in the forests and mountains or in the capital, we’ve got you covered! Mesmerizing sunsets, gorgeous beaches, the endless mediterranean sea, green valleys and even ancient ruined towns are all included on our list! Check it out!
Agios Sozomenos – Nicosia
Speaking of ancient ruined towns, Agios Sozomenos in Nicosia (south of Geri) will leave you speechless. It is a deserted village that looks like it came out of a movie! When you arrive walk towards the top of the hill where you will be able to see the village from above. Doesn’t it look like a miniature?
On your way to Troodos mountain, you can find a number of viewpoints perfect to take a break. Pull over, sit on one of the benches and enjoy beautiful views of green mountains and forests!
Aphrodite’s Rock – Paphos
The famous Aphrodite’s rock is located just before the town of Paphos (coming from Limassol). While approaching, you will find a great viewpoint where you can park your car and enjoy the breathtaking view! Blue is everywhere! Isn’t it magical? See more about Aphrodite’s Rock here.
Cape Greko – Ayia Napa
Hands down, one of the most incredible and popular viewpoints in Cyprus! If by any chance you are bathing around Ayia Napa or Protaras, we suggest visiting this spot after you leave the beach to admire amazing views of the endless mediterranean sea, the warm summer sunset and the lights of Ayia Napa! See more pictures here.
Kourion Archeological Site – Limassol
Ancient ruins, historical mosaics, a spectacular amphitheatre and astonishing views is what you will be fortunate to admire at the archeological site of Kourion in Limassol. You can also see the gorgeous Kourion beach with its millions of colourful pebbles! Learn more about the ancient city kingdom of Kourion in our previous article.
Konnos Bay – Protaras/Ayia Napa
This picturesque beach is one of the most photographed in Cyprus! Located by Cape Greko, midway the towns of Protaras and Ayia Napa, the bay is framed by hills and rocks where you can admire some irresistible views and take lots of pictures for your Instagram (don’t forget to tag #JustGoCyprus!). Just before you head down the beach, stop and stare! Tens of white boats are floating in the crystal clear waters of Konnos Bay! See more pictures of Konnos here.
Shacolas Tower – Nicosia
Located in the old town of the capital, in the busy Ledras Street, this is the third tallest building in Nicosia. Take the lift to the 11th floor, where there is a museum and an observatory overlooking the capital. There are even telescopes and binoculars to enhance your experience!
Stavrovouni Mountain – Larnaca
This high mountain in Larnaca district can offer panoramic views! Arriving at the peak of the mountain will give you the opportunity to see valleys, hills and mountains that create a dreamy scenery!
So, which one grabbed your attention and you are most likely to visit? Let us know in the comments below!