When to Go

High Season (Jun–Aug)

  • Accommodation books out; prices increase by up to 30%.
  • Beach resorts are crowded, especially with families.
  • Marked increase in local tourism.
  • Temperatures can reach up to 40°C inland (30°C to 35°C on the coast).

Shoulder (Mar–May & Sep–Oct)

  • Ideal time to travel; pleasant weather and fewer crowds.
  • Perfect for outdoor activities, particularly hiking and cycling in the Troödos.
  • April and May display a dazzle of wildflowers inland.

Low Season (Nov–Feb)

  • Skiing in the Troödos.
  • Can be wet and cool or pleasantly mild.
  • Some hotels and restaurants in the main resorts close for winter.