Holiday Guide for Platres (Cyprus)

Quick Details

  • Flight Time: 4 hours from UK
  • Time difference: 2 hours ahead of UK
  • Language: Greek and Turkish
  • Currency: euro

At a Glance

  • A destination to get away from it all
  • In the countryside away from the beaches
  • A good selection of activities
  • A family location

Brief Description

Away from the sea and in the Cyprus countryside, you will take an all inclusive holidays to Platres if you are seeking somewhere to get away from it all. The Platres resort is a lovely and peaceful, quite a simple village with nothing out of the ordinary. A few modern and up-to-date structures make Platres a little special. If you are looking a holiday in the sun but not with the intense heat that you get around the coast then perhaps a holiday in Platres will be more suitable to you as it stays a little cooler than the coast.

Suitable for:

Platres is a suitable holiday for the average family holidaymaker that wants nothing more to do than relax and do nothing on their holiday. There are another few groups of tourist that find this sort of holiday ideally suited to them and that is bird watchers and the other are groups of hikers that use Platres as a base for their walking activities.


There is a decent selection of hotels that have all types of boards available, from All Inclusive to Bed and Breakfast. If you fancy self-catering then there is the possibility for you to go on this type of holiday also. The hotels range from traditional to the modern-day new type of hotel.


Although Platres may be in the countryside and away from the beaches you will still find your fair share of souvenir shops around Platres, there is also banks and supermarkets that will be able to supply your everyday holiday needs.

Entertainment in Platres:

Booking all inclusive Platres holidays have the added bonus of including many activities within your time away. Hiking is probably the biggest activity during the summer season in Platres, so after a long day walking and exploring the countryside of Cyprus your will want to relax at night. You will be happy to hear that there a few lovely bars that you can enjoy, and even a couple of discos if you can get enough energy up after a day of hiking.

Eating out:

You all inclusive hotel in Platres will supply you with a decent choice of food and drink (three meals a day, drinks and snacks). But for those tourists who have either booked self-catering or bad and breakfast then you will want to know about where you can eat. You will be happy to hear with more than a dozen restaurants in Platres your needs will be well and truly met.

Getting around:

There is no real bus service that can get you anywhere; hiring a scooter is perfect for exploring the surrounding roads, although take care. A taxi can be got around the resort and from most hotels, these are moderately priced and are ideal if you are wanting to get somewhere in a hurry.

There are some excursions also, some of them are included when you book an all inclusive in Platres. There is a choice of prearranged hikes up to the peaks of Troodos or the neighbouring villages that are well worth a look into. Another few excursion ideas are to the pottery museum, the waterfalls at Kalidonia or when you are at Troodos try your hand at the horse riding, a super way to see the area.

Platres Weather

April 62°F
May 67°F
June 77°F
July 78°F
Aug 78°F
Sept 75°F
Oct 71°F
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Map of Platres

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