Paphos

In the mythology, Paphos was the birthplace of Aphrodite, ancient goddess of love. Nowadays, Paphos is the Cypriot resort that better combines historical sites with the warmth of the Mediterranean Sea where relaxing and sunbathing will be an unforgettable experience.

Paphos is also a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It consists of two areas, the Old Town, which is situated inland and the coastal resort area of Kato Pafos, with its pretty waterfront. The beautiful beach at Coral Bay is located 10 minutes away.

FOR CHILDREN
Aphrodite Water Park will entertain your children, as is one of the biggest of its kind. Most hotels offer animation programmes and children facilities with a range of activities for all ages.

EATING AND DRINKING
Paphos offers a wide variety of food choices, from traditional Cypriot dishes to international food. Tip: try a traditional Cypriot meze.

NIGHTLIFE
Paphos has on offer a comprehensive selection of pubs, bars and clubs for every taste. Enjoy a summer evening in the varied nightlife of Paphos, with its numerous lively bars & cafes and great choice of restaurants offering good value for money.

SHOPPING
From open air markets to big supermarkets with top brands, Paphos offers good opportunities for shopping, with competitive prices. Traditional products of leather are one of the trademarks of the city.

ACTIVITIES
In addition to water sports activities, the area has a lot to offer from a historical perspective: the Tomb of the Kings, Aphrodite’s sanctuary, the fortress and much more. The archaeological legacy of Paphos is such that UNESCO put the whole city on its World Cultural Heritage List.

Typical local prices*:
Glass of beer: €3/€4
Lunch: €10
Dinner (incl. wine): €20

* Prices are approximate

Location: On the south west coast of Cyprus, and about 140 km from Larnaca.

Flight duration: Approx. 4 hours and 30 minutes

Airport: Larnaca

Transfer time from Larnaca Airport to Resort: Approx. 2 hours