The official summer season on Cyprus ends
during the second part of October and starts again during the second
part of May. However, I regularly spent time by the swimming pool in
November, December, March and April as well. From my own experience I
can tell that the weather on Cyprus can be very pleasant during these
months. When the winter sports season has already started in the
Troodos mountain range you can also go sunbathing on the coast which
is only 100 kilometers away. Because the official tourist season is
over the restaurants, bars and clubs are not as crowded as during the
high season. Some of these facilities are even closed, especially the
bars and restaurants that that depend on youngsters for an income.
Several travel agencies offer complete package tours during the
winter. However, you can also book your hotel via one of the hotel
From my own experience I would have no problem to venture to Cyprus for a winter season holiday in November, March or April. Because it is not the high season you can book a flight only a few days before you want to depart. This way you can check the weather forecast (10-15 days) and determine whether the weather is suitable for a holiday. A big advantage of a winter sun holiday on Cyprus is the peace and quiet and the low prices. Some hotels and car rental companies are even 50% cheaper during this period.
Sunny holidays in Cyprus
The figures below are an average for Cyprus. Please, note that local deviations may occur.
The weather in Cyprus
Cyprus has a Mediterranean climate with mild winters and warm and dry summers. During the summer temperatures may rise up to 38°C (100°F). Despite high temperatures, low humidity figures cause things to feel pleasant.
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