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City guide: Living in Famagusta

Posted by harps@themediapeople.co.uk on December 15, 2022

If you want to enjoy the perks of a sunny holiday from home, the charming district of Famagusta has everything you need. Located on the east coast of Cyprus, living in Famagusta gives you access to stunning weather, white sandy beaches, but also an array of fun cultural activities. The 4th biggest city in Cyprus is also one of the most well-connected – if there’s anything you want, you won’t need to look far to get it. 

Keen to find out more? Check out some of the main reasons why you should consider a property in Famagusta: 

Wonderful beaches 

Not many cities in the world can boast stunning sandy beaches on their shores. But with an apartment in Famagusta, you can enjoy a carefree day on the beach just minutes away from your home. Across all of Cyprus, areas like Ayia Napa and Protaras are known for their stunning golden beaches, drawing in visitors from around the world.  

Famagusta’s beaches are ideal for all kinds of visitors, whether you want to throw yourself into watersports on the turquoise waters of Konnos Bay or enjoy a more relaxing day at Nissi Beach. If you wake up one morning and fancy a day at the seaside, you can have your toes dipped in sand before you know it.  

Natural wonders 

Famagusta’s stunning natural sights aren’t limited to its seaside charms. For the more daring explorer, Famagusta also has plenty of rocky nature trails to uncover. One of the area’s most famous locations is Cape Greko, a protected nature park surrounded by craggy cliffs, wildlife and striking scenery. But you can also uncover the secrets of Cyclops Cave, a striking natural landmark that doubles as an excellent place to go snorkeling.  

Active city life 

As well as being appealing on the eye, Famagusta promises all of the benefits of living in a thriving city. With its booming tourist industry, Famagusta is a great place to work, or start a fleeting business of your own. At the Ayia Napa town center, you can also expect a range of bars, restaurants and great shopping opportunities. If you need to travel in an instant, the nearby airport Larnaca International airport is only a 45-minute drive away! 

Great weather 

Cyprus is known for its warm sunny weather, and the district of Famagusta is no different. While winter months like December and February can see temperatures get cold, summers in Famagusta are simply sublime, with temperatures between 21 and 31 degrees. The glorious sunshine and hot weather will make you feel like you are living a holiday every day – it’s no surprise that this area is huge with tourists! Best of all, you’ll rarely have to dust off your umbrella to defend against the rain. 

Cultural attractions 

Famagusta is an area shrouded in unique history and culture, and there is plenty of scope to learn something new about your home. From your property in Famagusta, you can explore a whole host of historical landmarks, from the majesty of the Famagusta City Walls to the gothic cathedral of Lala Mustafa Pasha Mosque. If you really want to step back in time, take a trip to Othello Castle, a medieval fort that gets its name from the Shakespeare play. 

A variety of cuisine 

Cypriot food is known for its vibrant flavours and tasty meats, and Famagusta is a great city for you to sample what’s on offer. You can get your fix of authentic local cuisine at the charming restaurant Ifalos Taverna, sample the delightful set menu at The Palm House, or enjoy a dream pairing of grilled meats and red wine at To Nisiotiko. On those days where you don’t feel like cooking at home, the options in Famagusta will leave you spoilt for choice. 

Looking to relocate to a luxurious villa in Famagusta? Chris Michael Property Group has a range of exquisite apartments in Famagusta. With options to buy and rent, you can have the perfect platform to explore this wonderful city. 

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