If you've ever thought about learning to scuba dive, you'll be happy to know that you're in one of the best places in the world to do it ... Cyprus boasts one of the longest diving seasons, with all year sunshine and safe, calm, crystal clear waters, rarely dropping under 15C and visibility reaching up to 40 metres.
With over 50 stalls in the summer there's everything you'd expect from a thriving market, from a variety of bric-a-brac, souvenirs, hand made pottery, household goods, I.T Services and computer stuff. There's shoes, new and second hand clothes, accessories, cafes and food stalls and even Grimsby's Smokey Pete's Van selling traditional English fish imported from Grimsby of course! Pete has been in the trade over 35 years and specialises in Smoked Haddock, smoked the traditional way in Oak Sawdust ... the aroma is awesome!
... with some of the most popular dive sites on the island due to clear, calm, warm water without dangerous currents and high tides. It has a variety of natural features such as caves, canyons and drop off's which are safely accessible even on the occasional rough day ... plus a couple of new wrecks environmentally sectioned off to encourage plants and marine life !
The only indoor pistol shooting range this side of Nicosia, 3 x 7 Metre Olympic Style Targets, so you can compete with your friends and at only €5 for 50 pellets it's a fantastic way to pass away an hour or two ... There's a viewing lounge area too, with nice comfortable seating, tables and TV Screens showing Live Sports, oh and competitions planned for members only.
This market is an annual event for one day only, which this year falls on Saturday 24th November 2018 from 10 am 'til 3 pm and as always it will be a day of fun, shopping and a enjoying a little bartering and a great chance to do most of your Christmas Shopping at really low prices. oh and don't forget to bring the kids to meet Santa !!!
Rich's speciality is his ability to calm students who are a little nervous about the idea of being under water. He understands that some people panic a bit about putting on a mask and breathing underwater for the first time and Rich has this amazing knack to calm you down and talk you through it, in fact if needs must, he'll be right next to you and even hold your hand when you make the plunge for the first time. The comments from his first time students speak for themselves !!!