Almost everyone that visits Northern Cyprus returns for another holiday or in some cases decides to move over and retire here. There is no doubting that there is plenty for everyone to do and plenty of new things to try.

So whether your looking for a fun filled adventure holiday or a quiet, chilled and relaxed holiday, Northern Cyprus might just be the place you are looking for. The Northern Cypriot people are very laid back and are happy to have tourists visit the island so you are guaranteed a great welcome in a non-pushy atmosphere. The options are there, you set the pace of your holiday and if you don’t get everything done or visit all the places you would like to, there is always next time!

Fun in cyprus

Scuba diving with Scuba Cyprus

With its warm and clear waters, scuba diving is a very popular hobby in Cyprus, many visitors to the island book courses and there are plenty of instructors that can teach you to dive or help you gain a  recognised qualification from organisations such as PADI and SSI. You can learn diving skills and gain certifications ranging from snorkeling and open water diving to wreck diving and instructor by completing the relevant courses.

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Paragliding is a new sport which has started to become a big hit in Northern Cyprus. There are several good launch sites with stunning views. No experience is necessary as most instructors offer a tandem flight. They’ll do the steering leaving you to enjoy the flight and the views. If you are qualified, have a license and insurance, you can contact a paragliding company who will arrange transport to one of the sites and if you haven’t managed to bring your own equipment, you can even hire the equipment needed.