North Cyprus Paradise
is truly the hidden gem in the Mediterranean; lush unspoilt landscapes, coupled with friendly locals, lots to do and great places to stay, ensure you’ll have a holiday you will never forget.
Although North Cyprus is geographically part of Europe, the TRNC (Cyprus, Turkey side) is not yet part of the European Union (EU). South Cyprus (Cyprus, Greek side) is part of the EU.
North Cyprus is situated below Turkey on the map, and is also known as the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (TRNC) or KKTC in the Turkish language. The main language spoken in North Cyprus is Turkish, however most people also speak English.
Spring (April – May) and autumn (September – October) in North Cyprus is warm and very pleasant this is the best time of year for the adventure enthusiasts to enjoy hiking, bird watching and wild orchid walks.
Summer is the season for high temperatures, warm sea, crystal clear skies with a gentle sea breeze and plenty of hours of sunshine
Winter (November – March) features mild temperatures and cooler winds but with plenty of sunshine to chase away those winter blues
Spring and autumn would be T shirts or light pullovers during daytime and a jumper as evenings tend to be cooler.
During summer months very light summer clothes are require along with sun hats and plenty of sun cream!
Winter months you should be prepared for all types of weather ranging from pleasant sunny days, chilly evenings to rain falls.
Why North Cyprus – North or South?
North Cyprus is not part of the EU, and is primarily Turkish, using the Turkish Lira currency. Unlike South Cyprus, there are no big international business chains in the north, just local businesses and friendly people. North Cyprus is also quieter and more unspoilt than the south, yet still lively enough for those who want to go out on the town in the evenings.
Where is North Cyprus?
North Cyprus is just below Turkey on a map, adjoined with South Cyprus, in the Mediterranean Sea.