Surrounded by vineyards and standing 600 metres above sea level in the Paphos District on the island of Cyprus is the small and tranquil village of Kathikas. A Kathikas holiday is suitable for all kinds of travellers, whether they want to simply relax in the sunshine or get out and about around the island sightseeing. Staying in a luxurious Kathikas holiday rental villa is the icing on the cake as you will not only have spectacular views of those vineyards, you will have all of the comforts you would expect to find in a top-rate hotel.
The village of Kathikas itself is very peaceful and traditional which means that there are only a select few activities on offer such as walking, cycling and swimming. Visitors will find a wealth of activities available in the surrounding area including small game hunting, tennis, golf, paragliding, snorkelling, diving, sailing and horse riding.
If you are totally rested and fancy seeing some of the sights of Cyprus then lock up your wonderful Kathikas holiday rental villa and head for the town of Choirokitia which is around 52 miles away from the town. Choirokitia is actually an archaeological site and was designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1988. The remains of the town date back to 7000 B.C. making Choirokitia one of the oldest and most important archaeological sites to be found in the Eastern Mediterranean area. Visitors will love wandering around the ancient town and can get a taste of what it looked like thanks to some reconstructed buildings. The site also has a museum which gives visitors more detailed information about the people and the lifestyle of old Choirokitia.
If the weather plays a huge part in deciding whether to book a fabulous Kathikas holiday rental villa or not, then you must know that you can expect to enjoy hot summers and warm winters. Most people choose to enjoy a Kathikas holiday during the months of July and August when the temperature during the day can be as much as 30°C. The milder months of December and January offer up pleasant daytime temperatures of between 14° and 23°C. The annual rainfall amount for the village is 11 inches.
Travellers on a Kathikas holiday can land at Paphos Airport (PFO) which is approximately 14 miles away from the village. Amongst the air operators offering cheap, frequent flights to the area are Thomson Flights, easyJet, British Airways, Cyprus Airways and Jet2. Passengers can depart the UK from several large airports including London Heathrow (LHR), Glasgow (GLA), Newcastle(NCL), Birmingham (BHX) and East Midlands (EMA).