Located at the foot of the Troodos Range of hills, approximately 10 minutes away from the city of Paphos, on the island of Cyprus, travellers will discover the idyllic haven of the village of Armou. An Armou holiday is the perfect choice for those travellers looking to truly get away from it all and spend their time in magnificent serene surroundings. What’s more, an Armou holiday rental villa will provide spectacular views of the surroundings hills, countryside and even far off views of the beautiful blue Mediterranean Sea.
The traditional rural Cypriot lifestyle is the order of the day on an Armou holiday and so you will not be overwhelmed with a whole host of activities in the immediate vicinity of the village. There are opportunities in Armou to enjoy pursuits such as swimming, fishing, cycling, hiking and bird watching. Visitors who like a bit more activity will find that there are opportunities to partake in pursuits such as paddle boating, sailing, diving, golf, tennis, horse riding and jet skiing in the area surrounding Armou.
Just under 5 miles away from Armou is the beautiful traditional village of Tala, which makes for a wonderful day out to soak up even more Cypriot culture and history. The village of Tala is home to the St. Neophyte Monastery which was founded by a hermit in the 12th century. As well as a beautiful enclosure which has been carved out of rock, the monastery has an interesting Ecclesiastical museum. The bones of Saint Neophyte are also housed in a wooden sarcophagus within the walls of the monastery.
If renting an Armou holiday rental villa is sounding like a great idea, then you will also be wondering what you can expect from the weather. Armou is blessed with a Mediterranean climate which means that you can expect to enjoy hot summers and warm winters. Most people choose to enjoy an Armou holiday during the months of July and August when the temperature during the day can be as much as 30 degrees Celsius. The milder months of December and January offer up pleasant daytime temperatures of between 12 and 19 degrees Celsius. The annual rainfall amount for the village is 11 inches.
Travellers on an Armou holiday can land at Paphos Airport (PFO) which is approximately 5 miles away from the village. Amongst the airlines offering regular, cheap flights to the area are Thomson Flights, easyJet, British Airways, Cyprus Airways and Jet2. Passengers can depart the UK from several large airports including Gatwick (LGW), Glasgow (GLA), Newcastle(NCL), Birmingham (BHX) and East Midlands (EMA).