Severin Sea Lodge - Beach Places to see

Bamburi Beach

On the lookout for a great holiday destination? You’re in the right place. Bamburi Beach provides the perfect place for a calm and exotic getaway.

Makronissos Beach Cyprus Places to see

Makronissos Blue Flag Beach

Makronissos beach - golden sand and crystal blue waters - not much more needed for a perfect day on the beach!

View from Akamas to Polis Places to see

Akamas Peninsula National Park

The Akamas Peninsula is a Cyprus National Park located in the north-west part of the island, between towns of Pegeia and Polis. Next to its natural beauty and the huge variety of flora and fauna, other sites of interest include the Baths of Aphrodite 'where the goddess used to bathe' and the turtle nesting place.

Elmina Castle or St. George Castle Places to see

Elmina Castle or St. George Castle

The significant castle of St. George (Elmina Castle) is the first major European construction in tropical Africa. It is situated in the central region of Ghana in a town called Elmina.

Petra tou Romiou Places to see

Aphrodites Rock [Petra tou Romiou]

The legendary birthplace of the goddess Aphrodite who rose from the waves. Cyprus coastline of mystery and beauty is worth a visit at any time of the year.

Fort Amsterdam Places to see

Fort Amsterdam

Fort Amsterdam, built by the British [1638-1645], destroyed by fire in 1640 and rebuilt as heavily fortified fort. In 1661 it became headquarters of English Gold Coast.

Dutch Admiral De Ruyter captured the fort in 1665. In 1811, the people of Anomabu destroyed the fort.

It is believed to be the first slave prison on the Gold Coast.

Fort Batenstein Places to see

Fort Batenstein

Standing tall on a hilltop in Butre village in Western Ghana, Fort Batenstein offers a mesmerising view of the Atlantic coastline. But it was much more than the spectacular panorama and the paradisiacal beauty of the surroundings that urged Dutch settlers to build this small trading fort in 1656 in this area - GOLD.

Sea caves - single column Places to see

Sea Caves of Cape Greco

The Sea Caves of Ayia Napa (cape Cavo Greco) is one of the most visited natural attractions on the south-eastern coast of Cyprus, located between two popular resorts - Agia Napa and Protaras. It is part of Cape Greco National Park. Locals often refer to the sea caves as 'Cavo Greco stone castles' and totally makes sense, when seen in real life.

Fort Apollonia Places to see

Fort Apollonia

Fort Apollonia was built by the British between 1765 and 1771, to ward off Dutch colonial ambitions. The abolition of the slave trade in the Gold Coast diminished the importance of the fort, as a result it became too expensive, so the British abandoned it in 1819 after which, the Dutch took ownership over the fort in 1868.

Ayioi Anargyroi Church Cavo Greko Places to see

Ayioi Anargyroi Chapel

A picturesque white-washes Chapel in Cape Greco National Park

Coral Bay Sunset Places to see

Coral Bay Blue Flag Beach

One of the best sandy beaches is located in Paphos area, Cyprus. The Coral Bay Beach - Blue Flag Beach is known for its golden sand, shallow waters and a beautiful sunset.

Nissi Beach Places to see

Nissi Blue Flag Beach

Nissi Beach is a spectacular place to enjoy the sunshine, white sand and the picturesque surroundings when you visit Agia Napa area.

Hala Sultan Tekke Places to see

Hala Sultan Tekke

Seven kilometers south-west of Larnaca, close to Larnaca Airport stands the Mosque of Hala Sultan Tekke (also known as the Mosque of Umm Haram) overlooking the Larnaca salt lake.

kourion theatre seaview Places to see

Kourion - the ancient kingdom of wealth and power

Kourion - the ancient city on the coast of Mediterranean sea - dates back to the Neolithic period (4500-3900 B.C.), revealing historical evidence, facts and stories from ancient times. A place to be for every history and archaeology enthusiast.

Konnos Blue Flag Beach Places to see

Konnos Blue Flag Beach

About four kilometres east of Ayia Napa, on the road from Cape Greco to Protaras you can find Konnos Bay beach. It is one of the most beautiful beaches Cyprus has to offer. The golden sand covers two hundred metres.

A view of Fort William Places to see

Fort William

The trading Fort William was completed by 1757. It was built on hard rock near a sandy beach indentation with a sheltered harbour. The English had built a fort back in 1674 called Fort Charles which was destroyed to prevent it from being captured by other European companies. The English then hurried to construct Fort William.

Cape Greco - Coast Places to see

Cape Greco National Park

Cape Greco - a unique area and a natural masterpiece which changes and reveals something new every season.

Cape Coast Castle Places to see

Cape Coast Castle Museum

Want to know how the brave new world came into being? Step back a few centuries and visit the Cape Coast Castle in Ghana. Now a museum, Cape Coast Castle is one of the about 40 slave castles or large trading posts built by European traders and colonists.