Cyprus is a destination with much to offer with its beautiful beaches and scenery and fascinating history. This vibrant island on the crossroads of the Eastern Mediterranean, between Europe and Asia, has been enchanting its visitors for a long time now. In years gone by, Queen Cleopatra of Egypt visited the island as often as she could. Long stretches of coastline, pine forests and spectacular ancient ruins await you. Please note there are strong undercurrents in the sea around Paphos. Paphos, a sundrenched resort on the southwest coast, is a lively town with tavernas, restaurants and exciting nightlife. Limassol is an established resort on the south coast and boasts long stretches of dark sand and a vibrant nightlife. Protaras offers lush countryside, rugged scenery and fine beaches of soft sand, whilst Latchi, a small fishing village, boasts several sand and pebble beaches and traditional tavernas.