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Day trip to the Karpas Peninsula

While working in Northern Cyprus on a project for the Government, I drove out to the Karpas... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
David N
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Truro, United Kingdom
Just lovely

It is our first time in northern Cyprus and we are already very cross with ourselves for not being... read more

Reviewed 20 October 2017
Nazy A
,
London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

While working in Northern Cyprus on a project for the Government, I drove out to the Karpas Peninsula, from Kyrenia where I usually base myself. In winter the roads are wonderfully quiet but the weather still pretty good. The coast road East out of Kyrenia...More

1  Thank David N
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Reviewed 20 October 2017 via mobile

It is our first time in northern Cyprus and we are already very cross with ourselves for not being here before. weather for this time of the year is heavenly people are super friendly and scenery is just breathtaking. We booked the excursion through tour...More

Thank Nazy A
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Reviewed 2 October 2017

I have been several times in Karpaz region since 1990 and in recent years this wonderful region has been somewhat ruined by the various bungalows that have arisen year to year. Finally, the new Minister of Tourism had great courage and abolished all unauthorized bungalows...More

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Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

It is well worth the drive to explore the peninsula and experience another aspect of Northern Cyprus. We drove from Kyrenia and the coastal route was a real pleasure with some deserted roads built to the highest standard. The last few kilometres on to the...More

Thank Michael H
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Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

One of the few pretty much untouched places in Cyprus and hopefully it will stay this way for a very long time. If you seek silence you may find it here. Enjoy a swim and make sure you take your trash back with you and...More

Thank Angela11111111
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Reviewed 8 July 2017

I agree with most of the writers on this forum. Karpaz peninsula and the Golden beach are really very nice, clean, unspoiled. But so called Turtle beach ... No comment. I have never seen so much garbage on the beach and in the water. Sad,...More

1  Thank Stiskarna T
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Reviewed 2 July 2017

We driven from Kyrenia up to the Karpas Peninsula which takes about 2 hours 30 minutes up a beautiful coast road. Many of miles without seeing another car but plenty of lovely sites to see. At the very top of the island you will find...More

1  Thank Mark-and-Angela-2016
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Reviewed 29 June 2017

The Karpaz Peninsula, also called Karpasia, is a sparsely populated area on the far east of North (Turkish) Cyprus. We visited during a whole day trip, and thoroughly enjoyed the peace and scenery. There is hardly any development, and wild donkeys are a common sight....More

Thank aramis
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Reviewed 11 June 2017

We visited the Karpaz peninsula in May and stayed overnight at Castle Karpasia bed and breakfast, very clean and well situated, it was exactly what we were looking for, the breakfast we were expecting didn't arrive instead we were treated to a very nice local...More

1  Thank ekilopter
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Reviewed 7 June 2017

My wife and I joined a tour group to the Karpas Peninsula from Kyrenia and it was a great day visiting St Andrews Monastery which is located near the eastern tip of North Cyprus. There were market stalls there and we had visit to one...More

Thank Anthony B
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Peter R
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Response from gswuk | Reviewed this property |
Read my review roads are new tarmac now the guidebooks even if recently published were researched a few years back before they were improved - most dangerous things are stray donkeys... we went all the way to the end of KP... More
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