Christmas In Cyprus
7 nights. December 2018. From £849.00.
LOW DEPOSITS - JUST £49 PER PERSON*
This wonderful, week-long holiday, based close to the historic resort town of Paphos, is a perfect opportunity to celebrate Christmas in a delightful stretch of the Mediterranean, with every chance of winter warmth and sunshine.
Tour Highlights And InclusionsA guided tour of Paphos
A Christmas Eve visit to the Troodos Mountains
Free time to enjoy Paphos' pre-Christmas atmosphere
A Gala Dinner on Christmas Eve
A festive Christmas dinner with music and entertainment
Seven nights' half-board accommodation
Return flights to Cyprus
Return airport-to-hotel transfers
The services of a friendly, experienced Tour Manager Single rooms are available for a supplement
PLEASE NOTE: Price is per person and based on two people sharing a twin/double room. Single room supplements and upgrades are not included.
Day OneFly to Cyprus, meet your Tour Manager and transfer to your Christmas home-from-home.
Day TwoAn included guided tour will bring delightful Paphos to life, taking in the 'Tombs of the Kings', the Roman villas, with their famous mosaics, and the Byzantine church. With its decorated trees and festive lights, Paphos looks a picture throughout the Christmas season.
Day ThreeRest and relax at the hotel, or take the opportunity to do some last-minute Christmas shopping.
Day Four (Christmas Eve)Today's included excursion takes us into the spectacular Troodos Mountains, which rise above the plains and the coast. We'll visit Platres, a popular winter ski station, where you'll have the chance to enjoy refreshments and a stunning snowy landscape.
Return to the hotel to begin your Christmas celebrations with tonight's Gala Dinner. Cypriot traditions include children singing kalanda - carols - and the preparation of a pie containing a 'lucky coin'. A piece is always saved for Ayios Vasilis, the Cypriot 'Santa Claus'.
Day Five (Christmas Day)Enjoy a Christmas Day to remember, perhaps taking a stroll through the town or along the seashore, and this evening enjoy a special festive dinner with music and entertainment.
Day Six (Boxing Day)After a day of festive celebration, spend Boxing Day resting and relaxing.
Day SevenEnjoy a final day at the hotel, or join today's optional excursion into Northern Cyprus, a stunningly beautiful region of mountains dotted with ancient villages and a tranquil coastline.
Day EightBid farewell to your hosts, and transfer back to the airport for the return flight. Back to top
AccommodationSt George Hotel
This excellent beach-side hotel is some five miles from Paphos' harbour. Extensive facilities include outdoor (weather permitting) and indoor pools, wellness centre, dining room, a la carte restaurant (supplement payable, half-board allowance credited), bar and lounge, and lifts. Air-conditioned rooms offer satellite TV, hairdryer, fridge, tea/coffee-making facilities, safe and balcony.
The hotel's extensive facilities include outdoor and indoor swimming pools, a wellness centre, a dining room serving buffet meals, a separate a la carte restaurant (supplement payable, half-board allowance credited), a cocktail bar and a lounge terrace, two lifts and a reception area.
The guest rooms are air-conditioned, and each has satellite TV, a hairdryer, a fridge, tea- and coffee-making facilities, a safe and a balcony. Side sea-view and sea-view rooms are available for supplements.Hotel Veronica
This small and friendly hotel is situated in its own gardens, very close to the resort's shops, bars and restaurants. Public buses run a very frequent service from close to the hotel.
The hotel's facilities include an outdoor swimming pool, a bar and lounge, a dining room serving buffet breakfasts and evening meals, small gardens and free Wi-Fi in the reception area. Complimentary tea and coffee is served each day between 4 and 5 pm.
The rooms are simply furnished but comfortable, and each has a TV, air conditioning, hairdryer and a balcony. Rooms with a pool view are available for a supplement.Back to top
Hotel transfer timesThe transfer time from the airport to your hotel is approximately 30 minutes.
Combining hotel transfersWe sometimes need to combine transfers to and from your hotel. We always try to keep any wait to a minimum, but you may be asked to wait at the airport for up to an hour, while other incoming flights arrive, before the transfer to your hotel. Similarly, we may need to transfer you back to the airport up to three hours before your flight home departs.
Special requirementsIf you have notified us of any special requirements, please check that they have been noted and acknowledged. This is especially important with any dietary needs you may have.
Disabled accessThe majority of our tours involve a certain amount of walking, including a short walk from the coach stop to the town, attraction or venue you're visiting. If you are bringing a wheelchair, please let us know at the time of booking so that appropriate arrangements can be made.
Itinerary changesOccasionally, for operational reasons, we may have to change the order of the excursions on your holiday. The final day-by-day itinerary will be confirmed on your Final Travel Documents, which you will receive approximately three weeks prior to your departure.
Foreign Office travel adviceVisit www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice to find out the latest Foreign And Commonwealth Office travel advice for your holiday destination, as well as information about passports and visas.
Terms and conditions*This low deposit offer applies to new bookings made between 11th September and 3rd October 2018 only. This offer applies to selected flight-inclusive holidays only. Exclusions apply. This offer is subject to availability and may be withdrawn at any time. Back to top