North Cyprus Guide
North Cyprus is the third largest island in the Mediterranean. It stands at the crossroads of three continents. Along its beautiful coastline, it has its share of rich archeological sites and medieval castles.
North Cyprus enjoys over 300 days of uninterrupted sunshine, clear blue unpolluted seas, the beauty of an unspoiled landscape, and un-crowded beaches.
Add to this the friendliness and hospitality of the people, wonderfully varied cuisine and you have the perfect recipe for a truly idyllic holiday. Whether you are a lover of nature, an archaeologist, a keen walker, a water sportsman, or simply a sun-worshipper, North Cyprus is the ideal spot for you.
You need never have an uneventful day unless you so choose or unless you can’t hack the unrelenting pace!
For sports enthusiasts, there are extremes of land, sea, and air activities, and for those seeking a little more leisurely pace, the gentler pursuits of horse riding or sailing might appeal. In fact, there are events to please everyone whether you’re young or old, active, or laid back.
North Cyprus is considered to be a relaxing and peaceful Mediterranean destination where the world-weary can hide away, seriously relax, and unwind. While this may very well be the case, you do actually have a choice when you travel to Northern Cyprus and for the active visitors among you, there is an abundance of sport and leisure activities to keep you occupied all day long.
North Cyprus positively overflows with historic sites, sandy beaches, and magnificent views, but there is a lot more to this relaxing country than sightseeing and sand! You’ll always find a warm welcome in North Cyprus, and rest assured, it isn’t just for show.
The History and Culture of Cyprus are among the oldest in the world. The first signs of civilization traced in archaeological excavations and research date back 9,000 years to the 7th millennium BC. This rich cultural landscape involves hundreds of archaeological sites scattered throughout the island, representing various historical periods in the island’s evolution.
Cyprus has developed and for centuries maintained its own civilization. It remained a center of Turkish culture, Roman, Byzantine, French, Venetian, Ottoman, and British influences.
Korenium Championship Golf Course
Situated on the coast at the foot of The Five Finger Mountain in Esentepe, the prestigious Korenium golf & country club is proud to be the first 18 holes golf course in Northern Cyprus. Carved from a natural forest of Umbrella Pines and Olive trees, amongst others, with stunning views of the Mediterranean Sea on one side, and breathtaking views of the famous Five Finger Mountain range on the other, this makes for a truly memorable experience you will never forget.
The course is a dynamic 6,232 meter, 72-par gem designed for golfers of all standards and ages. The course is maintained in excellent condition all year round and with strategically placed bunkers and water hazards, the player faces a true challenge. Take advantage of the buggy hire as some of the holes are designed around hilltops, this will not only allow the play to be more relaxing but also give the players a chance to absorb the stunning natural beauty of the surrounding area.