A combination Land / Sea tour featuring a full day of adventurous sightseeing across Western Cyprus’ wild coastal frontier, the Akamas Peninsula. Get ready for non-stop thrills, some light trekking, lots of swimming and tons of fun and ‘chill-out’ time as we wind our way through forests, canyons, and deserted beaches.
We will see:
– The Adonis Baths: a fantastic 10m waterfall with cool, fresh water plunge pools for a real ‘Escape-the-Heat’ experience. You can wade into the clear, cold waters or jump into the natural pools from numerous rocky ledges. This may be the most enchanting place in Cyprus.
– The Baths of Aphrodite: the legendary fresh water pool, where some believe Aphrodite bathed in ancient times, awaits you. Splash the cold, clear spring water on your face for good luck; or just to cool down.
– Fontana Amorosa and the Akamas’ NW Tip: the incredibly clear, turquoise waters, precipitous forested sea cliffs, and varied wildlife create a magical landscape with an impressive visual impact. By glass-bottom boat we tour the numerous coves and off-shore Islands, look for sea turtles and sponges. Stop at ‘Manolis Bay’ where you can jump into the warm blue sea from numerous rocky ledges and also at the ‘Blue Lagoon’, the bluest bay in Cyprus for a relaxed swimming / snorkeling session.
An experienced Excursion Leader accompanies each tour to guide you through the various destinations and the stories behind them. Full information on the history, geology and environmental biology of the areas will be provided.
The price includes: all overland transportation, entrance fees, boat ride, use of snorkeling gear and a sumptuous lunch with wine.
Essential equipment: Swimming gear, sensible footwear, camera, Spirit of Adventure.