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Whether you seek adventure or relaxation, culture or clubbing – the incredible variety of things to do in Paphos will satisfy your holiday tastes. Unwind on beautiful beaches; discover ancient historic gems; or experience the thriving urban nightlife.
Stay at one of our hotels overlooking Limassol’s wonderful golden sands on family holidays. Or if you’re feeling adventurous, try exhilarating sea kayaking or mountain biking. Spend a fascinating cultural day discovering the ancient ruins of the Paphos Archaeological Park. Feast on succulent Cypriot meze and freshly-caught seafood. Then hit one of the many buzzing bars and cool clubs in Paphos or Limassol.
Admire the crystal-clear turquoise waters crashing against the famous Petra Tou Romiou, or Aphrodite’s Rock, which legend would have it was the birthplace of the Goddess of Love. Unwind on the shingle-sprinkled sands of laidback Pissouri Bay or enjoy safe bathing on family holidays at the Blue Flag-awarded Coral Bay.
Spend a memorable family day out at Fasouri Watermania, where thrilling rides, lazy rivers and even fish pedicures await. Children can meet gentle donkeys and help out at the Vouni Donkey Sanctuary. Buckle up for an exhilarating jeep safari. Or try rock climbing, biking and kayaking with Zephyros Adventure Sports.
Discover the ancient wonders and treasures of the Paphos Archaeological Park. Wander around the subterranean necropolis, Tombs of the Kings. Marvel at the beautiful mosaics in Roman villas and enjoy a summer concert at the 2nd century Odeon. Or visit Aphrodite Delights in Geroskipou and sample its famous sugary Loukoumi.
Feast on a sumptuous selection of meze at Ta Perix. Dine on the fresh catch of the day at Nikos Tyrimos Fish Taverna. Sample an amazing array of international cuisine at Viva La Vida in Limassol. Or sample home grown and lovingly prepared delights at Seven St Georges’ Tavern.
It’s with good reason that Agiou Antoniou in Paphos is known as ‘Nightlife Street’… Groove to different music every night at Robin Hood, or head to the picturesque harbour for charming pavement cafés and bars. Experience the all-night partying scene in Limassol, including the upmarket Dolce or funky Metropole Retro.
Journey along the scenic coastal road from Paphos to Larnaca (142km) and take in the golden sands, restaurants and bars of Coral Bay. Stop to photograph the legendary Aphrodite’s Rock and picnic on the pebbly beach before continuing to Limassol. For beautiful beaches, abundant eateries and bars and clubs that never sleep – lively Limassol is the place to go. Then head to the thriving city of Larnaca and discover its palm tree-lined shores, myriad shops and beautiful historic monuments.
A 152km drive from Paphos takes you to the beautiful walled city of Nicosia. Within the ancient walls lies a labyrinth of narrow streets just waiting to be explored. Wander around historic churches and mosques, or browse market stalls offering everything from clothing to fresh fruit and vegetables. Discover an array of archaeological treasures at The Cyprus Museum. Then drive up to the spectacular Five Finger Mountains in Kyrenia and marvel at the Gothic beauty of the Bellapais Monastery.
Escape the bustle and summer heat in Paphos for the cool Troodos Mountains. Take in the scenic splendour that surrounds you and admire the wonderful flora and fauna on walks or bike rides. Hit the ski slopes in winter, or visit in autumn and sample the region’s renowned wines at the annual Grape Festival. Marvel at the stunning Byzantine architecture of the UNESCO-listed painted churches. Or gaze at the shimmering silver icon of Saint Luke at the famous Kykkos Monastery.
The renowned party capital of Cyprus may be best-known for its nightlife, but there is more to Ayia Napa than clubs and bars. An array of hotels and the warm, shallow surf at beautiful Nissi Beach make it ideal for family holidays. Children can splash around to their heart’s content at Cyprus’s leading aqua theme park, Water World. While culture seekers will have their appetite satisfied at the beautiful 16th century Ayia Napa Monastery.
For a wonderful half-day trip on Paphos holidays, drive your hire car north-west to the scenic Akamas peninsula. Escape the urban crowds and enjoy a relaxing picnic on the unspoilt sands of Lara Bay. Keep an eye out for the rare green turtles and monk seals that have made this tranquil haven their home. Visit the legendary Baths of Aphrodite, take in glorious sea views and admire the unique flora and fauna on walks or bike rides.