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December’s Sunvil Supper Club: Melomakarona (Honey Cookies)

The heart of every Cypriot home is the kitchen, so food plays a major role in the Cypriot Christmas celebrations. Local bakeries bake loaves of Christopsomo (Christ Bread), normally accompanied by dried figs, nuts and honey, which are typically eaten on Christmas Eve. Familiar dishes such as

Cultural Highlights of Paphos

Cyprus has long been popular with holidaymakers looking for guaranteed sunshine and its historical links to Britain have left a legacy of familiarity that appeals to many (think driving on the left and the remarkably widespread use of English). But beyond simply going to enjoy the great

Latchi: Diving Holidays in Cyprus

Cyprus offers plenty of opportunities for world-class diving, with an impressive diversity of marine life within easy access of the island’s shores. And with pleasant sea temperatures year-round (27 degrees C in the summer and typically no lower than 16C in the winter), it’s an attractive and yet often

Fly drive holidays in Cyprus

Do you remember the first time you hired a car? When you signed the forms, handed over your card details and set off with a sense of nervous excitement, eager to explore but also anxious to return the car without giving the rental company any reason to

October’s Sunvil Supper Club: Makaronia tou Fournou

Makaronia tou Fournou (or oven-baked macaroni), as its known in Cyprus, is commonly called Pastitsio in the rest of Greece. Like pastitsio it is a layered pasta casserole dish.    There are variations throughout Greece using different meats, herbs, spices and cooking methods. The Cypriot version uses cinnamon

Questions to consider when planning a fly-drive holiday to Greece or Cyprus

Since 1970 Sunvil has been carefully crafting touring holidays to Cyprus, mainland Greece, Crete to suit the individual requirements of our clients. We have first-hand knowledge of our destinations and properties. We have driven the roads, explored off the beaten track, visited the museums and attractions, eaten

Illustrated Map: Cyprus – An Island for Golfers

Near year-round sunshine, charming villages and exciting coastlines – Cyprus is an incredibly welcoming place to go on holiday. Cyprus ticks virtually every box when it comes to holiday type and options. One of the specialist activity areas that is growing is golf. Whether in the hills

Highlights of Larnaca

Larnaca is the third largest city in Cyprus and although many visitors pass through its international airport, relatively view take the time to visit the many delights that the city has to offer. With a rich history going back over a thousand years it’s well worth taking

Make Holidays Greener: 10 green holiday ideas from Sunvil

The Travel Foundation has designated July 2013 as ‘Make Holidays Greener Month’ and the specific theme is ‘Link to what  is local’. With this is mind we are creating an Insider Guide to Greener Holidays, where you can view a selection of holiday ideas that are not

News from Cyprus…

I have been in Cyprus for the last three days.  There is nothing like finding out for yourself as to exactly what is going on and how the current economic situation will affect our clients. The economic bombshell that hit the island 10 days ago was completely