HISTORIC GEMS AND GOLDEN SANDS
Fly with us to Paphos and discover ancient archaeological treasures or unwind on beautiful beaches.
Flights to Paphos
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Legend has it that Paphos was the birthplace of Aphrodite, and it seems that the Goddess of Love continues to cast her spell over the city. For it is impossible not to fall for the charms of this ancient destination.
Lovers of history and culture will be enchanted by the treasure trove of ancient archaeological sites offered by Paphos. Wander around the awe-inspiring Tombs of the Kings or take your seat for a summer concert at the incredible Odeon amphitheatre. Stroll around the maze of shopping streets and pick up handcrafted souvenirs. Unwind on the golden sands of Coral Bay. Or watch the yachts drift across the harbour while tucking into freshly-caught seafood washed down with a chilled glass of wine. When you’ve exhausted the many delights of Paphos on longer holidays, sample the buzzing nightlife of nearby Limassol; soak up the authentic Cypriot charm of Pissouri; or escape to the unspoilt haven that is Polis.
from £427 pp
14 Oct - 21 Oct
from £677 pp
01 Jun - 08 Jun
Paphos is where ancient historic gems mingle with specialist shops galore and a vibrant nightlife scene. At the top of your list of things to do in the city must be exploring the world-renowned Archaeological Park. Wander around an array of shops proffering leather goods and more. Bask in the sunshine while dining on fresh seafood by the picturesque harbour. Or unwind on the sand and shingle beaches, trying exhilarating water sports if you’re feeling adventurous.
With the longest coastline of any city in Cyprus, Limassol’s greatest boast is its beautiful beaches. Ladies’ Mile is ideal for family holidays, with its white sands and shallow waters safe for bathing. Children will also love watching the lions, monkeys and more at Limassol Zoo. Treat yourself to retail therapy at an array of souvenir shops or super shopping centres like the Tiffany Mall. Then soak up the electric atmosphere of Limassol by night, when the city’s host of restaurants, bars and clubs really come to life.
Relax with the laid-back pace of life in Polis. Escape the bustle of Paphos or Limassol for the unspoilt beauty of this coastal haven, with its picturesque sandy shores. Take a stroll along the waterfront, stopping at the charming fishing port of Latsi to sample one of its renowned seafood dishes. A variety of water sports can be enjoyed by those with a thirst for action, while fantastic hiking opportunities await along the nearby stunning peninsula of Akamas.
Discover the authentic Cypriot charm of Pissouri, just 30km west of Limassol. People-watch over coffee or a glass of chilled wine at one of the many village restaurants and bars. Tuck into excellent cuisine at a traditional taverna, or wander around the selection of shops. Unwind on the sand and shingle shores of the local beach. Take in a show at the Pissouri Amphitheatre or soak up the lively atmosphere in the village on ‘Cyprus Night’.