Bikes

If you are not using our bike rental service we advise our clients to bring their racing bike along.

No worries! Please have a chat with your local bike shop to get in touch with a dedicated bike box hire company in your area. If you are travelling for the UK please have a look xxxxx

Standard mechanical services are included in your trip. This means you build your own bike and let one of our mechanics check it over. Our mechanic will check to see if it’s safe to ride and that everything on your bike is working well. Any repairs or new components that are needed are not included and need to be paid extra. You can find all you need to know about mechanical support and services here.

Yes. Sports Holidays Cyprus partnered with Canyon because they are the choice of some of the world’s No1 pro teams like Movistar Team. You can choose between the Canyon Endurace CF 7.0, Canyon Ultimate CF SL 7.0 Disk and the Canyon Ultimate CF SL 8.0 Di2. You can see our fleet here. 

Booking

Please use the booking form located on the right hand side of your chosen tour or email us with your requirements. You can also get in touch with us through the website or our social media accounts.

Cancelation fees can be found in our terms & conditions page. You, or any member of your party, may cancel your travel arrangements at any time. Written notification from the person who made the booking or your travel agent, on your behalf, must be received at our offices. Since we incur costs in cancelling your travel arrangements, you will have to pay the applicable cancellation charges as follows:

Period before departure within which notice of
Cancellation is received
Cancellation charge
More than 90 days Deposit or higher when any non-refundable costs are
included
90 – 60 days 50% of holiday cost or higher when any nonrefundable
costs are included
60 – 30 days 70% of holiday cost or higher when any nonrefundable
costs are included
30 – 15 days 90% of holiday cost or higher when any nonrefundable
costs are included
Less than 15 days 100% of holiday cost

 

 

Cyprus

Average flight time from mainland Europe to Cyprus is 4 hours but please make sure you read your irtinerary or ask your chosen airline for exact flight duration. Also please remember to set your watch to the correct time zone.

Please try to arrange your flights into Pafos International Airport (PFO). If you’re flying from the UK there are daily flights from Gatwick and many other UK airports by EasyJet, RyanAir, Jet2, BA, Thomson and others. There are also numerous flights from mainland Europe. Alternatively, Larnaca International Airport (LCA) airport is located approximately 1hour 15minutes away.  A shuttle bus service as well as private taxi transfers and car hire services are available.

Paphos climate, like the rest of Cyprus, is a subtropical one that offers very mild winters (on the coast) and warm to hot summers. Snow is possible only in the Troodos mountains in the central part of the island. Rain occurs mainly in winter, with summer being generally dry. Between February and mid March there may be a chance of showers and potential for some cooler weather especially during the night time. From late March onwards the weather should be consistently warm.

When visiting Cyprus please remeber:

  • Cyprus has UK power sockets. Make sure you check if you need an adapter.
  • Local currency is Euros.
  • Credit cards are widely accepted.
  • English is spoken by the vast majority of the local population.
  • Most rooms have kettles, fridges and  coffee making facilities.
  • Free WiFi is available at most hotels. However, download speeds are not so fast.

Preparation

Depending whether you’re joining us for a cycling or triathlon camp, a running event or a yoga holiday you will need various sorts of equipment.

Swimming Kit

  • Swim kit
  • Goggles
  • Paddles
  • Pull buoy
  • Flip flops
  • Wetsuit

Cycling Kit

  • Helmet (compulsory)
  • Bike kit
  • Bike shoes
  • Trisuit is recommended for brick sessions
  • Bike computer (optional)
  • Pedals
  • Saddle (optional)
  • Drinks bottles
  • Arm & leg warmers for the mountains
  • Rain jacket or gilet
  • Charger for electronic gearing

Running Kit

  • Normal run kit
  • Cap or race visor
  • Running shoes

We provide water, energy drinks and fruit as part of our supported packages. Please feel free to bring any gels or energy bars that you normally use or check our quality nutrition products that you can purchase on site.

Please do not forget to pack:

  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen
  • Travel insurance documentation
  • Some hotels have dressing codes for men so please bring a pair of trousers.
  • Despite high temperatures during daytime, evenings can be cool so bring a jumper or sweatshirt too

… and of course your favourite books & movies! Kindly note that hotels provide shampoo, shower wash and towels.

Tours

There are no special fitness requirements for any our training camps, holidays or tours. However, you need to be prepared for a week of daily training sessions.

This is a journey about your own personal improvement and it doesn’t have to be about other people. Do the best you can and enjoy the experience that we have prepared for you!

No worries! Sports Holidays Cyprus will make sure you feel part of the team and arrange a great experience for you.  You need to bring a happy attitude, be prepared to commit and get involved!

Every week is structured around sufficient training but athletes are welcome to extend their rides, runs etc. Please note that Sports Holidays Cyprus is not responsible for any trainining carried out before the commence of each training week.

 

 

Travel

Please note that part of our booking terms is that all athletes have comprehensive multi-sport travel insurance. All other non-training guests should also have appropriate travel insurance.

Upon arrival you will be greeted by our dedicated driver. Please head towards the exit and look for a sign with your name. Depending on the hotel’s location your transfer will take  aproximatelly 15 minutes. If there are several athletes arriving together your bikes may be transported in a separate vehicle of a trailer on the van.

Sports Holidays Cyprus offers options for training as well as non-training individuals. Please use the booking form provided to let us know about the type of package you are interested in or alternatively you can email us.

In a child friendly tour we can provide information about kids clubs as well as private childcare services. The suitability of any such service needs to be authorised by the parent/guardian. Please do not hesitate to contact us for any information you need.