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On this island in the Mediterranean .. Born love
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (CNN) - Do you dream of relaxing on the sound of waves in the shadow of a crystal beach with a "divine" beauty? You can do it on the island of Cyprus which saw the birth of the gods of love and beauty, Aphrodite! According to legend, Aphrodite Rock on the Paphos coast of Cyprus is where the goddess of love and beauty, Aphrodite, was born, before reaching the beach on a shell. Its white sand is not the only attractive side of the island, which lies in the eastern Mediterranean. Cyprus has its sunny climate for over 300 days a year! The most beautiful beaches of Cyprus are located in eastern Larnaca. For a great experience, swim to a tear-shaped island, off Nissi Beach, Ayia Napa Resort. Cyprus is deeply rooted in history, with the entire town of Paphos listed on the UNESCO World Heritage List. In this town, you can easily access ancient monuments that have been inhabited since the Neolithic Age. In Cyprus, you can learn the art of Roman mosaics in an ancient park and explore the mysterious tombs of kings and high officials from the 3rd century BC to the 4th century AD. On the Akamas Peninsula, you can find the bathrooms of Aphrodite, a shaded natural swimming pool where gods used to embellish themselves, according to the legend. In the mountains of Trudos, at a height of two thousand meters above sea level, you can enjoy a cooked fish meal with garlic and lemon in one of the simple restaurants in the villages. You can take advantage of the winter weather by skiing at the highest point of the Trudos Mountains, Olympus, between January and March. There is no need to worry about where you live in Cyprus, where the hotels vary from low to luxurious, and you can stay in rustic old town houses dating back more than 300 years. In Cyprus, you can visit the last divided capital of the world, where the Green Line painted by British soldiers in 1963 passes through the city of Nicosia divided into Turkish and Greek sides. Nicosia is a unique place where you can hear the sound of the ears from the Sulaymaniyah Mosque from the Turkish side, as well as an Orthodox song from the Vanyromini Church on the Greek side.