A Holidaymaker’s Guide to Cyprus Vacation Rentals and Accommodation in Cyprus – Cyprus Vacation Rentals and Apartments
Cyprus is the third largest island in the Mediterranean sea and one of the most spectacular. Although geographically, it lies in Asia, the country is a member of the European Union. It is a key destination from travelers from all over the globe who like to relax in the summer sun. Wimdu offers vacation rentals and beachside accommodation in Cyprus to suit every travelers needs. The island is split following a civil war between the Turkish Cypriot minority and the Greek Cypriot majority, but violence has not been seen for years. The south of the island is most popular with tourists, who usually come from European countries. The Cypriot capital Nicosia, is the biggest city on the island. Despite its size the city is less frequented by tourists, who tend to seek the sun and sand of the coast. Yet for some, this city is ideal, with so little tourists around, to get to know the real Cyprus and to live truly authentically amongst Cypriots. Wimdu offers a selection of apartments in the city, which remains the world only remaining divided city with the northern, Turkish controlled half cut off by a border of fencing and barbed wire.
Fun Facts about Cyprus
- The last monarch of Cyprus was Queen Catherine Cornaro, who abdicated in 1489
- There is a map of Cyprus on its flag, the only nation to do so until Kosovo did the same in 2008.
- Since 1974, Northern Cyprus has been declared a separate state under Turkish control
- Cyprus came last in the Eurovision Song Contest in 1986 .