As one of the most established cities in Cyprus, Paphos makes a perfect place to base for a Holiday in Cyprus. With Crystal Clear waters, Fabolous food and historical sites. Bare in mind, this is only a portion of what this area of the island has to offer.
Things to do
When in Cyprus one of the first things you're definitely gonna wanna do is head to the beach. Paphos will not disappoint you in terms of beaches trust us. There are at least twelve Paphos beaches that have been awarded Blue Flag status which means they are clean and safe for bathing. The best Beach is probably Coral Bay, which is positioned about 6 km north of the city. However, because of its status, Expect it to be busy on a warm sunny day. With shallow waters scenery and extadinarialy soft sand the beach is definitely worth it. Don’t worry though, Paphos is not just beaches, there are also loads of both scenic attractions as well as more important Historical. What better place to go in Paphos then, Paphos Archaeological Park. One of the most important sites in Cyprus. Here you will find the Mediterranean’s most impressive and best preserved mosaics, Which were accidentally discovered by a farmer out ploughing his fields in 1962. The remains of five Roman villas are also on the site.
In Paphos, you would find a whole range of different cuisines all at a very substantial quality. From Traditional Cypriot Dishes to American, Italian, Indian as well as Pan Asian. So if you don’t fancy trying anything local you're missing out trust us but you’ll still be able to get a tasty meal. If your a real foodie and you are looking to try the local favourites.
With Cyprus being Home to some of the best nightlife in the mediterranean , Paphos definitely doesn't disappoint when it comes to going out for a drink. Paphos is one of the more chilled areas, so there are not loads of all night parties like in ayia Napa. However, with plenty of Restaurants and bars situated all along its beautiful harbour, it's a perfect place to enjoy a drink and watch the sunset.
If you're looking for outdoor activities in Paphos, trust us there plenty! With so many beaches and vast terrain, you can enjoy a hike in the Troodos Mountains. It’s the largest range on the island, with Cyprus’ tallest peak, Mount Olympus. The beautiful little streams, scattered olive trees and picturesque scenery will not disappoint. If your after something a bit more out of the ordinary. Why not go horseback riding around the Eagle Mountain Ranch? Positioned just outside Paphos. If you're travelling as a couple you could even do the Twilight ride. Be mesmerised, as you watch the sun go down off the western coast of the island.