All About Kyrenia !!
Northern Cyprus is home to the City of Kyrenia and is the perfect holiday destination for those looking to enjoy a relaxing break. Kyrenia is packed full of history, nature and culture and although it may be relaxing you will not be bored.
Kyrenia enjoys a Mediterranean climate and is surrounded by the sea at one side and the five fingers mountain range on the other. There are plenty of hotels, sandy beaches, and excellent activities to enjoy. For those who love nature, Kyrenia will not disappoint. Kyrenia is home to a wide range of flora and fauna including many different varieties of orchids.
Kyrenia is perfect for hill walking and scenic tours and the entire city is steeped in history. There are a number of castles in and around Kyrenia and the harbour itself is overlooked by Kyrenia castle. This castle is also home to the famous shipwreck museum where you can view the wreckage of an ancient ship.
The neighboring villages also have some excellent sights and these include, Esentepe for its historic buildings, Ozankoy is a nature lover’s paradise and it is here you will find some spectacular plants. Karmi village is a quite area and is home to St. Hilarion Castle and Lapta is a coastal town that has some of the best fresh water springs in Northern Cyprus.
The locals in Kyrenia are extremely friendly and welcoming and the harbour is where you will find a myriad of shops, cafes and bars. Although not as lively as Ayia Napa, Kyrenia in North Cyprus is a great place to holiday and its sandy beaches are perfect for soaking up the Mediterranean sun.
Property in Kyrenia is on the increase and there are a number of real estate agencies that can advise you if you are looking to purchase property.