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Holidays In Miliou

Miliou Holidays at a Glance

Book a holiday to the lovely village of Miliou located just 13 kms from Polis and Latchi. The picturesque Miliou Village nestles on the Laona plateau, upon arrival you'll be greeted by the aroma of the therapeutic sulphur springs.

Miliou is a quaint tiny village with a population of 60 people and is one of the smallest villages in Cyprus. The area is rich in green vegetation due to the constant supply of spring water, Miliou Village has perfect conditions for growing citrus fruits, almonds and grapes. The grapes produce some wonderful wines which you must take the opportunity to sample during your holidays in Miliou Village. During spring time the village and surrounding areas are a spectacular sight with the laden orange and lemons trees.

Who holidays in Miliou?
Holidays in Miliou Village are ideal for a quiet and relaxing holiday. Nature lovers and bird watching is popular and the village is renowned for being a nesting site for nightingales.

Key Facts - Miliou

  • LanguageGreek
  • CurrencyEuro
  • Dialing Code00 357
  • Time Difference+2 GMT
  • Flight Duration4 hours (Approx)
  • Distance From Airport35 km

If you're in need of relaxation away from the crowds and want something different to the stereotypical Mediterranean beach resorts then holidays to Miliou Village are the answer. The village has stunning mountain and valley views, the area is perfect for longs walks where you can admire the beautiful surroundings.

Miliou is one the villages involved in the Laona Project, this is a non profit making organisation responsible for ecotourism and rural regeneration. The picture postcard limestone houses are an excellent example of traditional village architecture, thanks to the Laona project many more have been restored.

Miliou Village has a monastery called Agii Anargyri, built in 1649 and considered to one of the first in Cyprus. The monastery is now used as a spa hotel and is one of the areas most popular sights.

Miliou Village has a monastery called Agii Anargyri, built in 1649 and considered to one of the first in Cyprus. The monastery is now used as a spa hotel and is one of the areas most popular sights.

The valley is a wonderful place to spend your days, holiday in Miliou Village are popular for walking, hiking and bird watching.

Eating/Drinking During Miliou Holidays

Holiday to Miliou Village are trip back in time where you are able to sample real traditional Cypriot life. The village has a coffee shop where you can relax and watch the world go by. A wonderful sight during a holiday in Miliou is seeing village people gathering around the square to talk whilst they enjoy coffee, zivania or beer and homemade snacks.

Getting Around on Miliou Holidays

Car: To make the most of all there is to see, hiring a car is recommended, but do book well in advance. Car hire can be added to existing Cyprus holiday bookings as well as when making a new booking. If you are planning to explore the more mountainous areas, a higher horsepower engine (over 1600cc) is advisable. Parking is readily available in most urban areas.

Taxis: Cyprus is served by a plentiful supply of metered taxis. They can take up to 8 people, and will run between major towns as well as covering shorter journeys.

Buses: The five districts each have their own bus company, the subsidised fares are kept low, and weekly tickets are available for unlimited travel within each district, including rural villages. The Intercity Bus Company provides a similarly subsidised service between cities (and districts) at very reasonable rates. Discounted fares are available if several journeys are planned.

Bicycles: Bicycles can be hired in most resorts and make a wonderful way to explore the resort on your Cyprus holiday.

Miliou Holidays Shopping

The beauty of holidays in Miliou Village is there is a traditional feel due to the lack of modernisation. There are no large shops and the nearest supermarket is located 4 kms away. Miliou Village holidays are a far cry from the larger commercial resorts such as Polis and Latchi which is a 20 minute drive away, here you'll find beaches, tavernas, market and shops.

Holidays in Miliou - Beaches

Macronissos Beach: Located on the west side of Ayia Napa, this beach of soft golden sand features a great variety of watersports and shelves gently into the sea making it ideal for families.

Protaras: A great choice for families and those seeking uniterrupted relaxation in the sun, this great stretch of golden sand that makes up the beach at Protaras also hosts a wide variety of water sports.

Nissi Beach: This fantastic stretch of white sand that sweeps around the bay, Nissi Beach is quieter than the beaches at Ayia Napa and Protaras

Asprokremos: Located on the Akamas peninsular this is considered to be one of the best and most un-spoilt beaches on the island.

Weather and climate information

Max Temp C Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Cyprus 16 17 19 22 24 29 31 32 31 26 22 20
London 6 7 10 13 17 20 22 21 19 14 10 7

Sunshine Hours Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Cyprus 6 7 8 9 9 11 12 12 11 9 7 5
London 1 2 4 5 6 7 6 6 5 3 2 1

Miliou holidays - 5 Day Forecast

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