Akdeniz Beach is an important nesting place for turtles including Caretta-Caretta. It is also a hub for water sports and parasailing and makes part of many biking paths. The area is the best spot for bird watching in the west
The coastal road from Karsiyaka to Sadrazamköy offers stunning views of the Besparmak cliffs and is a beautiful end of a day for the way back to / from Kormacit.
Kalkanli has some of the oldest olive trees in Northern Cyprus reaching ages of 750 – 1000 years. The fields make part of popular walking paths around Kormacit and are a standard part of ecotourism and agrotourism programs.
Here we get the opportunity to taste fresh pressed orange and pomegranate juices and have an insight in the techniques of citriculture as part of our active agrotourism including fruit picking and tasting of local products.
Troodos Mountains are situated in the Southern part of Cyprus and are easily reached from Kormacit through the check-point Bostanci in the near of Güzelyurt. It is a popular place for ecotourism, agrotourism and cultural excursions.
Corona Beach is located on the coastal road home to the small Chapel St George of the seeds and has also a nice restaurant and cafe. It is a popular spot for water sports, biking and walking tours.
Cape Kormakitis (Greek: Ακρωτήριο Κορμακίτη, Akrotírio Kormakíti, Turkish: Koruçam Burnu) is a promontory on the north-western coast of the Mediterranean island of Cyprus. Named after the nearby Maronite village of the same name, the cape marks the northernmost extent of Morphou Bay (Güzelyurt Bay). It is the starting point of the Besparmak trail and other walking paths in the […]
The town Nicosia (Lefkosa in Turkish) is the capital of both Northern and Southern Cyprus and is, therefore, the last divided European capital. It is a 30-minutes drive from Kormacit and 20-minutes away from Kyrenia. Sightseeing requiring entrance fees: Stone museum In the stone museum we can admire the vestiges of the state palace of […]
This small chapel located at the Corona beach down the Kormacit village is a popular pilgrim destination and is the final point of the procession on the St George Day.
Kormacit is a perfect starting point to explore the west coast (Güzelyurt, Lefke, Yesilirmak), the central part of Northern Cyprus (Kyrenia, Nicosia, St Hilarion), as well as the Southern part of the island (Troodos, Limassol Paphos, Akamas).
The mosaics of the huge St Auxibius basilica exhibit the evolution of mosaics in the 4th and 5th century AD. The Theatre of Soli with a capacity of 5.000 visitors offers marvellous views of the Güzelyurt Bay. The visit of the ruins is part of some walking, biking and cultural excursions.
St Mamas is believed to be the protector of tax evaders!… and also an ear, nose and throat specialist under the Cypriot Orthodox saints. We visit the icon museum (formerly church) and the adjacent archaeological museum in Güzelyurt centre with its newest discoveries such as ‘’The Golden Leaves of Soli’’.
The Town Lefke was in the English occupation era an important residential area for miners. In the 10th century BC the Phoenicians started planting date palms, which are still the emblem of the town. A coffee shop on the edge of the valley offers fresh juices and the opportunity to taste and buy different kinds […]
The Vouni Palace was a Persian military estate with stunning views of the Mediterranean Sea (Güzelyurt Bay) and the Troodos mountains.
Mavi Kösk or Blue House. The house of Paola Pavlidis, the alleged advocate of Archbishop Makarios and more renowned for his weapon smuggle activities, is one of the most curious and interesting sightseeing in Northern Cyprus. The nicely decorated in the 50’s built property was visited by renowned celebrities such as Sofia Loren. It exhibits […]
The west coast of Northern Cyprus in the Güzelyurt region is in a touristic development phase with a big emphasis on agrotourism and ecotourism. Translated from Turkish Güzelyurt means ‘’ beautiful country’’ and is the most irrigated region in Northern Cyprus and the next town to Kormacit (Kormakitis). It is the main growing area for […]
The town Girne/Kyrenia (in Turkish Girne, in Greek Kyrenia) is the touristic centre of Northern Cyprus. Relaxing in the medieval harbour, strolling through the narrow streets of the Old Town, visiting the cultural highlights (Bellapais, St Hilarion, the Castle, etc), shopping in the little stores on the side streets, visiting Girne is a ‘’must’’ for […]