An island full of surprises

Cyprus has always been and always will be a beautiful Mediterranean island known for its sandy beaches, crystal-clear waters, and ancient history. However, there are many hidden gems that visitors easily overlook, and some are quite new additions to the long list of attractions and thrills Cyprus has to offer. So, let’s explore some of the lesser-known spots and experiential activities that make Cyprus a unique and versatile destination.

How about becoming a beekeeper for a day? Or going foraging and collecting your own fruits and aromatic plants with the help and guidance of a local expert? Ecophysis increases your knowledge of Cypriot nature and helps you learn about foraging and beekeeping practices in Cyprus, providing a truly remarkable experience of life in the Cypriot countryside while enjoying the fresh air and sunshine of our unique island. Visit the beautiful area of mountainous Larnaka and explore Vavla, Kato Drys, and Lefkara, and become a local for a day!

Visit beekeepers in Vavla
Visit beekeepers in Vavla, © Cyprus Deputy Ministry of Tourism.

Have a special interest in the theatre arts? The Theatre Museum in Lemesos showcases Cyprus’ rich theatrical history through an impressive collection of artifacts and exhibits. You can explore printed materials, costumes, scale models, set designs, photographs, and posters from notable theatre professionals and organizations. So, whether you are a theatre enthusiast or simply curious about the history of this art form, the Theatre Museum provides an opportunity to explore the island’s theatrical heritage. Why not plan a visit and witness the magic of theatre come to life? This memorable museum definitely promises an unforgettable experience!

Admire gorgeous costumes at the Theatre Museum in Lemesos
Admire gorgeous costumes at the Theatre Museum in Lemesos, © Cyprus Deputy Ministry of Tourism.

Want to dive into Cyprus’ mesmerizing blue waters for a special activity not found anywhere else in the Mediterranean? MUSAN, stands for Museum of Underwater Sculpture Ayia Napa, and it is a relatively new addition to Cyprus’ many treasures. A collection of submarine figurative sculptures dispersed among a series of sculpted organic trees and subterranean plants creates the world’s first underwater forest. Discover stunning sculptures by Jason deCaires Taylor in Ayia Napa’s crystal clear waters, which promote flourishing sea life and showcase successful human interaction with the environment.

The Museum of Underwater Sculpture Ayia Napa will mesmerize you
The Museum of Underwater Sculpture Ayia Napa will mesmerize you, © Cyprus Deputy Ministry of Tourism.

Finally, explore the latest Lemesos enigma that is the Paradox Museum! With mind-twisting exhibits that play tricks on your eyes and brain-teasing puzzles that will baffle you, the Paradox Museum promises to take you on a wild ride you’ll never forget. Aiming to live in your memory bank as the most fun and exciting museum you’ve ever visited, your visit creates a memorable, fun-filled day with your friends and family. Have the time of your life at the Paradox Museum!

Always bear in mind that when you visit Cyprus, there is never going to be a dull moment or a corner not worth exploring, enriching your Mediterranean island experience!

Paradox Museum Limassol, Cyprus
Paradox Museum Limassol, © Paradox Museum Limassol.

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