Columbia Beach Resort Pissouri
Travel Blogs from Pissouri
Usually I am Mr rugged explorerr but the pressures of work havce been such recently that I just wanted a break and that is what I gave myself in Cyprus. A 5 star break with massages thrown in for good measure. I literally fell off my flight, into the back of a taxi and into my room. I left it to eat, to get massaged and to lay on the beach reading …
... Paphos... And saw where Aphrodite's rock is situated... We will go back and look at that properly later. We drove straight to Kriton's Dad's apartment for a light meal of fresh cut fruit, bread, olives, haloumi, and the most amazing feta cheese I've ever tasted! What a way to be introduced to Cypriot cuisine .... Delicious! Feta and sliced watermelon is a marriage made ...
Well we had a great time in Cyprus as mentioned, the folk ( in the south ) were great, the villages very picturesque and the weather/scenery nothing short of terrific, some more pics.
The 'Temple of Appollo' dated 2000 years BC, had an acropolis that had imprints in the ground of 64 massive columns some 12 mts high.........but today ( after the mandatory pillaging over 3000 years of course ), only TWO ...
... disposable income therefore spending more. Cyprus is investing a lot of money in golf courses as it is a large market and can increase seasonality throughout the winter months however Spain and Portugal already have a strong golf market therefore they already have tough competitors established. In 2013 the Cyprus Tourism Organisation attended the International Golf Travel Market IGTM in Spain, the largest golf tourism exhibition in the world and attracted over 1,200 ...
... tourism arrivals in 2013, this is a decrease on the 2012 visitor numbers which was 2,464,903, this is a decline of 2.4%. This decrease can be associated with the bailout Cyprus received from the EU to rescue its banking system from ruin. There was a lot of coverage from the UK media regarding the EU bailout and as the UK is one of Cyprus’s largest markets seeing this all over the new may have discouraged visitors.
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center