Explore Cyprus - Car rental in Cyprus

The Freedom to Explore Cyprus - Sofronis Car Rental Service

As a small, Mediterranean island located between Greece, Turkey, and Egypt, Cyprus is a colorful and vibrant island, filled with incredible sights, both historical and natural, for the visitors to the area. It’s one of the oldest civilizations in the Mediterranean.

With its major cities of Nicosia, Paphos, Larnaca and Limassol, travelers will find themselves only a short drive from some of the most beautiful locations in the world. From coastal, seaside resorts to ancient ruins to medieval castles, visitors will not find themselves wanting on the island.

Car rental in Cyprus

Getting Yourself Around Cyprus

Because the island is conveniently close with regards to location and cities, it’s a little known secret that the most convenient way to make your way around the island is by renting a car. With just one drive you can find yourself exploring a castle for lunch and enjoying fresh fish at the ocean by dinner.

Having a car rental keeps you from feeling limited by the restrictions of public transport and also provides ease with the ability to go where you want when you want. If you wait around for public transport, there’s not a chance you’ll make your way around to all of the must-see sights on the small island.

Hitting the Must-See’s

1. Omodos Village

Omodos Village
An adorable, idyllic city nestled amongst tall mountaintops, Omodos Village is a great location for wine-lovers. The village consists of aged cobblestone and vibrant trees, tall mountains and rolling vineyards.

2. Kolossi Castle

Kolossi Castle
An iconic piece of architecture, the Kolossi Castle was built in the mid 15th century, with a three story keep, carved white stone, and a large bailey. A significant part of the island’s history, the castle is definitely a place to stop.

3. Nissi Beach

Nissi Beach
Nissi beach an ideal paradise vacation destination located in Ayia Napa. With pristine beaches and turquoise waters, the area is filled with exotic and luxurious resorts.

4. Limassol Marina

Limassol Marina
A refreshing marina located right off the coast of Cyprus, the Limassol Marina is an excellent place to stroll, shop, eat, and drink, with a wide array of choices and sights along the piers.

5. Kykkos Monastery

Kykkos Monastery
Also known as Panagia tou Kykkou, this monastery is one of the islands most iconic locations. Founded in the 12th century, the monastery is known worldwide and is in face one of the wealthiest monasteries in existence.

6. Paphos Archaeological Park

Paphos Archaeological Park
Known for its mosaic floors in many of the homes, the archaeological region has ruins that span centuries. Stone pillars and collapsed walls are scattered throughout the region, reminding visitors of the mortality of time.

7. Blue Lagoon

Blue Lagoon
The name doesn’t do it justice, but the Blue Lagoon is an iconic swimming spot cherished by visitors from any country. The bluest, most temperate waters, perfectly transparent. Visitors arrive by boat from the bay or marina or can drive or take public transportation.

8. Caledonia Waterfalls

Caledonia Waterfalls
Only a short walk/hike in, the Caledonia Waterfalls are a stunning sight for visitors. Peaceful, serene, and not too challenging, the falls are a great group activity.

You only have so much time on your next vacation to Cyprus, so take advantage of the must see list, grab a car, and head out to see the sights.