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Cypriot in Lapta (Lapithos)

Charcos

Trundle up Lapta's hill to find this atmospheric old house, festooned with local artwork. This is a good place to try Cypriot classics such as kleftiko (slow-cooked lamb; küp kebap in Turkish; must be ordered in adv…
International in Lapta (Lapithos)

The Hut

Good burgers, juicy steaks, a smattering of seafood, brunch favourites of eggs Benedict and French toast, plus cracking Mediterranean views. It's no wonder The Hut remains one of Lapta's most popular relaxed summer …
Ruins in Lapta (Lapithos)

Lambousa Fish Ponds

Right on the shoreline on Lapta's eastern edge, you can see three large square pools hewn out of the rock, and interconnected with water channels. The largest pond measures 27m by 14m. These curious features were th…
Cypriot in Lapta (Lapithos)

Hanımeller

Grab a table on the shoreside to make the most of the sea views, and dine on well-cooked and flavourful kebab dishes as well as all the usual Turkish Cypriot staples.