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Holidays In Omodhos

Omodhos Holidays at a Glance

Try to imagine a village which stood still in time, the friendly inhabitants since the olden days are vine growers, in the evenings the men will still meet over a drink in the local cafes to pass time over a game of backgammon or chess while the women sit outside their homes drinking coffee and embroidering the famous needle lace. This is Omodhos, located in the district of Limassol, approximately eighteen miles from Limassol and fifteen miles from the nearest beach.

Who goes to Omodhos?
Omodhos holidays are ideal for those looking for scenic and relaxing holiday.

Key Facts - Omodhos

  • LanguageGreek
  • CurrencyEuro
  • Dialing Code00 357
  • Time Difference+2 GMT
  • Flight Duration4 hours (Approx)
  • Distance From Airport33 km

The large village square, surrounded by whitewashed stone houses and several tavernas and cafes is a welcome sight on arrival and an ideal place to gather and meet with the local people. The village itself has retained its original architectural character and the narrow streets are spotless and very picturesque. There are many other chapels built in and around the village, all with their own unique history, as well as two museums containing ancient and unique exhibits.

Value Holidays in Omodhos

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There are many chapels located in the village, each with its own unique history, as well as two museums containing ancient and unique exhibits.

There are many chapels located in the village, each with its own unique history, as well as two museums containing ancient and unique exhibits.

Cyprus offers activities all year round: diving, golf, sailing, hiking, mountain biking, skiing, horse riding. For those who seek relaxation and pampering there are plenty of spa and health centres around Cyprus.

"Water World" - Ayia Napa
"Fasouri Watermania" - Limassol
"Aphrodite" Waterpark - Paphos

A lot of surprises are waiting for you there. You'll be completely carried away by breath-taking high hills, swimming pools with artificial waves and many other water attractions for every age. Entertainment and water games will remind you the scenes of ancient Greek mythology.

Watersports: All sorts of beach activities from water and jet skiing to windsurfing and pedalboating are catered for along the coast. Both the beaches backing onto hotels and those further afield provide equipment hire.

Diving: There are over forty different dive sites in Cyprus. The best way to find out more is to visit one of the area's dive centres. Around Latchi and Akamas you will find the best scuba-diving available anywhere in Cyprus, with crystal clear water and no tides or strong currents to worry about.

Jeep Safaris: It's a unique day out for everyone to enjoy! You will be traveling in a four wheel drive "Land Rover Defenders", driven by professional friendly drivers who will take you to the heart of this beautiful island, normally inaccessible except by donkey!! You will be truly captured by the mystique and sounds of nature as you enjoy the true beauty of Cyprus. Jeep safaris are available to Troodos mountains and Akamas.

Cycling: Cyprus is a natural mountain-biking place. Its terrain offers many opportunities for exciting mountain-biking in different tracks, making the island a paradise for the sport's fans.
Due to the excellent weather conditions prevailing on the island, cycling sports can be enjoyed almost throughout the year.

Hiking: The Akamas peninsular, to the north of Paphos, provides an excellent area for walking as it has been virtually untouched by tourism and development. Further afield, numerous interesting walks can be found among the breathtaking Troodos mountains.

Golf: Cyprus is quickly getting a reputation as the latest holiday Mecca for golfers. There are two 18-hole courses only a short drive from Paphos. The Tsada Golf Club near Tsada village is the oldest in Cyprus and is set in the grounds of a twelfth century monastery. The Secret Valley Golf Club is slightly further away, about 18 kms east of Paphos.

Skiing: Skiing for the winter lovers. Cyprus is also becoming established as a destination for winter sports. In Cyprus, snow-skiing can be enjoyed on the slopes of Mount Olympus (1951 metres a.s.l.), from the beginning of January to the end of March. Mount Olympos is only 3 kms from Troodos hill resort.

Eating/Drinking During Omodhos Holidays

Omodhos holidays offer the perfect opportunity to sample the well known local wine including 'Zivania', a white spirit of 100% proof. Other products include grape syrup 'Episma' and winter preserve 'Soutshouko'. Those on Omodhos holidays are welcomed to join in with wine and bread making, grape gathering and the making other local delicacies.

Getting Around on Omodhos 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.

Omodhos Holidays Shopping

Join in the bustling activity of a colourful market where you'll find fresh produce, fish and meat, basket work and national specialities which make original and reasonably priced souvenirs.

Purchases in Cyprus include lacework and embroidery, tablecloths, silks, basket work, pottery, silverware, leather goods and jewellery. Silver spoons and forks are a traditional symbol of Cypriot hospitality. Lefkara lace is famous throughout the world as one of the products most closely associated with Cypriot workmanship; the name originates from the village Lefkara. The local wines and brandy also make good purchases.

Holidays in Omodhos - 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

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