Pissouri – South Coast of Cyprus
If you are looking to getaway and relax this summer then Pissouri holidays are tailor-made for you.
The resort mainly attracts couples but families also appreciate holidays in this part of Cyprus as the nightlife is minimal and the days offer a tranquil atmosphere.
Along the coast, Pissouri beach provides a fantastic setting to begin enjoying you holiday in Cyprus, with golden sands and turquoise waters.
Your flight will land at Paphos International Airport, which is only a few miles along the coast from the resort, allowing you to enjoy your holiday after a short 30 minute transfer.
Pissouri has various places to consider when you are looking for accommodation. There are many of hotels that provide excellent services, facilities and amenities ideal for families and couples. The resort has luxury 5 star hotels to choose from as well as some reasonably priced 3 and 4 star hotels. Some complexes have holiday homes and villas to choose from if you are looking to enjoy some isolation during your holiday here. For budget holidaymakers there are some apartments where you will find self catering facilities.
Public buses run through the resort which is useful when you want to travel to other places along the coast such as Limassol or Paphos. Taxis are also available for tourists, as are hire cars for those looking to explore Pissouri in their own time.
Pissouri – Sightseeing & Activities
Pissouri beach is the best place to relax and appreciate the fantastic Mediterranean summer weather.
Along the beach you will find many sun loungers to lie back on and relax amongst the scenic coastal beauty.
The beaches are clean and the waters shallow, which is ideal for children to play in.
Alternatively, you may want to enjoy one of the high octane water sports that are readily available on the beach over summer.
They include jet skiing, water skiing, scuba diving and snorkelling or pedal boats for hire.
Away from the beach you might enjoy exploring the exotic countryside of Cyprus. You can wander around the coast on foot making your own discoveries and adventure or you can head out on one of the organised excursions. Join a tour of the Troodos Mountains, which are a popular ski destination during winter months in Cyprus. Similarly the Nicosia Mountains attract tourists, but mainly because of the fantastic views you can uncover. A holiday in Pissouri offers plenty of opportunities for tourists to enjoy breathtaking picturesque sights. Apart from sightseeing you may want to relax with a few holes of golf at the resorts popular golf course.
Shoppers may be disappointed by the options available in the resort during Pissouri holidays as only essentials and souvenirs are to be found, but by taking advantage of the fantastic public transport you can unveil more extensive options. Within places like Limassol and Paphos there will be shops selling designer clothes, jewellery and electrical goods for tourists to purchase.
Pissouri – Cuisine & Nightlife
You will be able to enjoy plenty of traditional Cypriot cuisine during your Pissouri holidays. The cuisine is often seen as a fusion between Greek and Turkish food and is certainly worth a try even if you tend to be sceptical of foreign foods. If you are on a self catering holiday you will find plenty of shops and mini markets selling food goods. Choose from traditional restaurants or one of the Italian and Chinese restaurants that can also be found which offer the right amount of variety for tourists to enjoy on Pissouri holidays.
The nightlife isn’t anywhere near to resembling the lively resort of Ayia Napa on the other side of Cyprus, though there are few bars and pubs where you can enjoy an evening drink to wind down the day. If you are looking to stay out late with music and cocktails then consider going over to Paphos where they have a discos and clubs open till the early hours. Pissouri holidays offer calm and peaceful nights where most holidaymakers spend evening in their hotels enjoying the various nights of entertainment provided there.
Pissouri - Weather & Climate
Cyprus enjoys some of the best weather in the Mediterranean so you can expect Pissouri holidays to not disappoint. Summer in Pissouri experiences great temperatures consistently during the day. The hottest summer months are July and August when it is not uncommon to experience high temperatures of 40°C. You will be able to soak up the hot weather in Pissouri during the some 12 hours of sunshine a day over summer which gives you plenty of time to work on that tan.
Winter tends to remain quite warm on the south coast of Cyprus. Over the colder months, Pissouri experiences rain from November through to January, but during the day you can still expect the temperatures to stay above 10°C which makes it warmer than some summer days in the UK. The weather begins to reach summer temperatures once again during spring, but the resort has plenty of fine weather all year round.