Kakopetria is a village south-west of the capital Nicosia and is one of the most popular destinations on the island. The village has a natural beauty which is one of its main attractions and when the weather is at its peak in the summer, there is no where more stunning. This village is perfect for those who want to spend a few weeks relaxing in somewhere very different to home.
Those looking for a busy beach resort will not find this here as this is very much a medieval town, but it does have its newer resort which is a bit more up to date. Kakopetria holidays are popular with families looking for a peaceful and relaxing break in the sun. So if you fancy a week or two relaxing in the beautiful sunshine, holidays to Kakopetria would be a good choice!
The Byzantine church is well worth visiting, as is the 16th Century Church of the Theotokos. This village is rich in history so it is worth taking walks in the surrounding countryside to really find out what is on offer. There are also plenty of fruit orchards, vineyards and ancient churches just waiting for you to explore but for those not wanting to explore the village’s history, there are other attractions on offer.
This village is a good base choice for exploring the surrounding mountain villages areas. Other areas to be used as base include: Pedoulas – Kalopanayiotis – Platres – Omodos. The use of a a self drive car is essential should you wish to tour this area. Alternatively a private guided tour can be arranged