A Chrisons Christmas

While temperatures may be a tad higher here in Cyprus in December, we would never miss an opportunity to laugh, play and revel in Holiday Festivities. You're invited to spend your next Christmas with the Chrisons family, enjoying Cypriot traditions and your first ever Christmas BBQ under the sparkling Cyprus Sun!
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New Year's in Cyprus would be incomplete without 'Vasilopita' - a sponge cake baked especially for New Year's Day with a coin hidden within its moist and scrumptious centre. Once the cake is sliced on the day, the lucky one to find the coin in their piece of cake is said to be blessed with a healthy wallet for the rest of the year!

New Year's in Cyprus would be incomplete without 'Vasilopita' - a sponge cake baked especially for New Year's Day with a coin hidden within its moist and scrumptious centre. Once the cake is sliced on the day, the lucky one to find the coin in their piece of cake is said to be blessed with a healthy wallet for the rest of the year!

Skiing in a more temperate climate never looked this good. The Troodos mountain range is only a 40 minute drive from Cyprus' 4 main cities of Nicosia, Larnaca, Limasssol and Paphos.

Skiing in a more temperate climate never looked this good. The Troodos mountain range is only a 40 minute drive from Cyprus' 4 main cities of Nicosia, Larnaca, Limasssol and Paphos.

Spoiled for choice on where to spend Christmas, Cyprus boasts hundreds of picturesque mountain villages painting the perfect backdrop to your holiday season getaway.

Spoiled for choice on where to spend Christmas, Cyprus boasts hundreds of picturesque mountain villages painting the perfect backdrop to your holiday season getaway.

Christmas is the season for red wine by the fire. Store your wine the Cypriot way in a traditional gourd or 'koloki'.

Christmas is the season for red wine by the fire. Store your wine the Cypriot way in a traditional gourd or 'koloki'.

Cyprus streets are safe for Christmas carolers of all ages, with Cyprus ranking 5th safest small country in the world.

Cyprus streets are safe for Christmas carolers of all ages, with Cyprus ranking 5th safest small country in the world.

Christmas turkeys taste better in Cyprus, where they're cooked in a traditional, wood-fired, clay oven or "fourni".

Christmas turkeys taste better in Cyprus, where they're cooked in a traditional, wood-fired, clay oven or "fourni".

At Christmas and on virtually every other special occasion in Cyprus, we wish "Xronia Polla" to the person celebrating. Two words, one expression, countless opportunities to show off your Greek!

At Christmas and on virtually every other special occasion in Cyprus, we wish "Xronia Polla" to the person celebrating. Two words, one expression, countless opportunities to show off your Greek!

'Agios Vasilis', in Greek tradition is the equivalent to the Western Santa Claus. Agios Vasilis died on 1st January 379 AD, which is why  presents are exchanged on New Year's eve in Cyprus and in Greece.

The Greek Santa Claus is Agios Vasilis (Αγιος Βασίλης) and he brings presents on…

Christmas Shopping in Cyprus is not for the faint of heart. Cypriot families are notoriously large and you'd better not forget to put a present under the tree for your 20th 3rd cousin! On the plus side, you'll always have a home away from home in Cyprus - an island country famed for its warm and welcoming local hospitality.

Christmas Shopping in Cyprus is not for the faint of heart. Cypriot families are notoriously large and you'd better not forget to put a present under the tree for your 20th 3rd cousin! On the plus side, you'll always have a home away from home in Cyprus - an island country famed for its warm and welcoming local hospitality.

Spot Santa and his dog during your Christmas morning walk along the beach. Mid-December in Cyprus is almost guaranteed to be sunny with temperatures reaching up to 25C at noon!

Spot Santa and his dog during your Christmas morning walk along the beach. Mid-December in Cyprus is almost guaranteed to be sunny with temperatures reaching up to at noon!

Treats are a-plenty in Cyprus, but particularly during Christmas time, when one can enjoy these individually-sized honey and walnut delights in any household, restaurant or hotel.

Treats are a-plenty in Cyprus, but particularly during Christmas time, when one can enjoy these individually-sized honey and walnut delights in any household, restaurant or hotel.

Witness the warmth of Christmas Mass  in one of Cyprus' hundreds of mountain or seaside villages.

Witness the warmth of Christmas Mass in one of Cyprus' hundreds of mountain or seaside villages.

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