As Cyprus natives, we've got the inside scoop on the best experiences this beautiful island has to offer. From hidden gem tavernas serving up mouthwatering Cypriot cuisine to charming cafes perfect for a relaxing afternoon, we've curated a list of top tips to help you make the most of your time on the island. Explore hidden beaches, soak up the Mediterranean sun, and discover the rich history and culture through must-visit attractions. Whether you're seeking vibrant bars for a memorable night out or serene spots to unwind, let us guide you through the vibrant culinary, entertainment, and natural wonders of Cyprus. Get ready to embark on an unforgettable journey filled with incredible flavours, breathtaking landscapes, and warm Cypriot hospitality.
We begin our tour of the island with our coastal hometown, Limassol.
Elektrika Eidi cafe is one of our favourite hangouts in the city's historical center. An old electrical appliances shop turned cafe, some hints of its past are still present, with its old shop windows and metal shutters characteristic of 1950s architecture. With its rustic decor and welcoming atmosphere, it offers a cozy setting for any time of day. The friendly staff, delicious specialty coffees, and amazing selection of salads and sandwiches make it a must-visit spot. Whether you need a peaceful place to work or a relaxing spot to catch up with friends, Elektrika Idi Cafe is a delightful time machine experience that will leave you wanting more.
Must have: Anari cheese with honey, nuts and fresh fruit!
We love the Melting Pot located ,once again, in the old town of Limassol. Designer and owner Panagiotis's impeccable eye for design is evident in every corner of the restaurant, with its stylish and contemporary interior, incorporating sleek lines and soft, harmonious colours. From the inviting, curved exterior of the mid-century building to the captivating custom seating, every design element exudes a sense of elegance and sophistication. So what better place to enjoy your lunch, coffee or dinner surrounded by this visually stunning world.
Experience the vibrant energy of Tapper Bar, where music, dancing, and expertly crafted beers come together. Let the pulsating beats move you on the dance floor and on every other Wednesday enjoy film screenings with other fellow film lovers. Follow @tapperbar on Instagram for their DJ lineups and @tapperfilmclub for screening information.
Dusty Monkeyis a vibrant and eclectic venue that captures the essence of fun. As you step inside, you're greeted by a vibrant atmosphere, adorned with colorful murals and quirky decor. The air is filled with the sounds of laughter and music, creating an energetic ambiance. Enjoy lively conversation with friends over cocktails on the spacious outdoor garden accompanied by grooves and bangers by an amazing lineup of DJs.
Dance the night away at Sousami bar, club and alternative concert venue located in the heart of Limassol's historic center. Enjoy a drink on their outdoor terrace in the pleasant Cypriot weather. The outdoor area offers a charming ambiance with its cozy seating arrangements and vibrant atmosphere. The bar hosts excellent DJs, a mid week rave, special events, and live performances. Check their instagram for what’s on.