Perfect location and very central, the apartment is situated next to a garden centre and across the road is the famous 'fruit market', not just fruit and vegetables but everything needed from milk, bread, essentials, beer, wine/ spirits, meat, fish and cereals. Convenient enough to have fresh supplies every day. Located close to all amenities, bars, restaurants, supermarkets, designer shops galore and within easy walking distance to the harbour and uptown market. The apartment itself is in the middle of an L-shaped sheltered complex, so all you have to do is sit back, relax chill out on the balcony or on the sunbeds by the pool in the sunshine. In Kato Paphos you've probably heard of its attractive harbour surrounded by a variety of fish restaurants (recommend the Oyster Bar and The Pelican - fabulous food!) overlooking a mixture of fishing boats, yachts and pleasure boats with of course the Byzantine Turkish Fort at the head of the harbour
|Size||Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Paphos 1 km|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month)|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest Amenities||500 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Paphos 12 km|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 5|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Shared garden|
Walking distance to main Paphos Harbour (around 10-15 minutes) regular buses to Harbour and market, bus stops around corner from complex. Coral Bay a must with spectacular golden sandy beach, easily accessible by local buses (fixed price regardless of distance). Visit Polis beach a fantastic day trip out, accessed through a eucalyptus wood and emerging at a stunning beach with golden sands and fabulous views along the coast. Sunbeds abound with a beach restaurant good food.
For the golf fanatic, there are nearby, 3 championship Par 72 golf courses all available for non-members to play, recommend to book in advance!
Tsada golf course set in the grounds of a 12th century monastery, facilities include clubhouse, locker rooms, sauna, swimming pool, pro-shop, restaurant bar, golf academy, driving range and putting green - 18 holes, par 72, 6060m
Extensive course for the golf professional.
Aphrodite Hills is a well planned and competitive course carved out of carob and olive groves on 2 high plateaux divided by a ravine. All but a few holes enjoy superb sea views. 18 holes, par 71, 6299m, for an enjoyable round or 2.
The Secret Valley Golf Club is located 18km east of Paphos and lies in a scenic valley surrounded by trees and beautiful rock formations. Facilities include clubhouse, locker rooms, pro-shop, restaurant bar, golf academy, driving range and putting green. 18 holes, par 72, 6120m, then back to the 19th hole!
The Troodos mountains are accessible by car a 30-40 minute car drive, with snow January to March. How about skiing in the morning and Scuba diving in the afternoon? Mount Olympus rises 1951 metres above sea level and in season the village of Troodos comes alive as the deep snow attracts many skiers enjoying schussing down the piste. Back down at sea level feel free to hire out your own aqualung and goggles!
Spectacular views and well worth a visit any time of the year!
Special interest holidays
Troodos is more than just skiing of course. Pine forests herald the entrance to peaceful rambles, picnic sites, bird life and tranquility. Swooping mountain roads with spectacular vistas at every turn, camera a must! Every village in the Mountains is different from each other have to experience every single one to get a true taste of life in the uplands. Turtle hatchery at Lara Bay on Akamas Peninsula is for the Naturalist, one of the few green Turtle sanctuaries in the Mediterranean.
Photographers - spectacular sea and Mountain views throughout the district plus wildlife, flora and fauna.
Scuba diving, jet skis, surfing parascending, speedboats/power boat rides for all Watersports enthusiasts. There are too many special interests - take your pick!
Nearest airport Paphos 15-20 mins drive away. Larnaca airport 50-60 mins drive. Cheap flights to Paphos available from all low cost airlines. car hire is easily available either at airport to pickup, or to rent during stay (drive on left remember!) worth for a few days to explore the island, not essential but recommended for exploits further afield.
Please note airport transport can be arranged through us for a more personalised service.
Tombs of the Kings area has archaeological ruins (2km). Fabulous bird park everything from giraffes, monkeys, camels, snakes to parrots/owl show (5km). Peyia is just up the coast spectacular views (10km). Coral Bay fantastic golden beach + views, plenty of bars & restaurants to cover all tastes (8km). All travelable on local bus for one set price. Car hire is very worth using for a few days to see areas like the Akamas Peninsula, Aphrodite's Rock, Polis beach, Troodos Mountains, Pissouri etc.
Apartment is near bars and restaurants, one way is the designer shops, banks and shopping areas, the other way is down to the harbour with boats, yachts and market area. There are nearby all the shops you would ever need from souvenir, to supermarkets, restaurants and the famous 'fruit market'.
For the party animals Kato Paphos if not Ayia Napa, however it does possess its own Bar Street to suit all ages. If you like big screen Sky Sports with native English owners, Irish Bars, fun pubs, its all here. However in some bars you will come across traditional Cypriot folk music and dancing all ages can join in, but the Potiri dance is reserved for the Cypriot experts. You try dancing with 50 glasses on your head!
For people of all ages of course, there is also the famous Water Park in Paphos a favourite day out with slides, waves, sliding hills, water rings, gentle drops down to the water below to more spectacular cascades. Great family day out!
For the photographer there are the breathtaking views from Peyia village, Aphrodite rocks and all along the coastal walk which stretches northwards from Kato Paphos.
There are plenty of choices, quiet areas and parks to stroll in, beaches to dip your feet or swim, zoos to see all the birds and animals, water parks, views from Peyia village, Coral Bay with golden sands, Polis beach, Tombs of the Kings to see all the historical sites, golf courses to play on, cheap and friendly buses to get around, reasonable car hire to explore further afield and all this with marvellous sun sun sun hottest times being June - Sept., pleasant around April/May and October, moderate in Jan - Mar, Nov-Dec.
Food very reasonably priced vast selection, beaches nearby and beyond, zoo, water park, golf, boat trips, glass-bottomed, hire and diving. Spectacular scenery, markets and harbour.
Paphos is a great location for nature holidays. There are a wide variety of plants, animal life, and of course Paphos is filled with unspoilt scenery for you to view. If your passion in life is nature, photography, or even painting, Paphos will definitely enchant you. The Akamas peninsula is a great location and here you can really take in the sights. There is rugged coastline that alternates between rocky shores and sandy bays. The scenery is magnificent too and perfect for those memorable photographs. Moving inland on the peninsula you will find some quaint little villages that are nestled in the hills.
Nature spotting and indeed bird watching come high on the agenda here in Paphos and there is an enormous list of birds to view.For those who don't know, Cyprus is on the migratory path between Europe, Asia, and Africa and therefore you will see flocks of birds during migration season.Some of the birds you can hope to see during spring migration include storks, cranes, larks, wagtails, and swallows.In autumn there are a large number of raptors just waiting to be spotted.
Cyprus is renowned for its unique and rare plant life and there are many rare endemic plants including the Cyprus orchid. A nature holiday in Paphos is a great way to become familiar with these rare plants and you are bound to see such beauties as the tulip, crocus, and the Cyprus orchid in its many colors. There are also a large range of wild anemones which can be seen during spring. Plant life is everywhere in Paphos and if you enjoy them you are sure to find Paphos is your botanist paradise.
The sandy beaches of Cyprus and in particular the Akamas peninsula are very important breeding grounds. These beaches are the breeding places for the green and loggerhead turtles and many are protected. It is thanks to this protection that the numbers of turtles have greatly increased. If you are interested in seeing these beautiful creatures a trip to turtle beach is a must.
As you can see a nature holiday in Paphos has much to offer, all that's left now if for you to decide exactly what you want your nature holiday to involve.
If you prefer to keep yourself busy, rather then relax in the sun, don't worry, Paphos has more then enough activities for you to do. The best attraction on offer is the brilliant Aphrodite Park, one of the best water parks in the whole of the Mediterranean. Experience the thrill of fantastic water rides, with rides suited to children, families and thrill seekers. This is the perfect place for a family day out. As part of the fantastic VIP package we are offering numerous activities in Paphos, at a discount. We have a wide range of activities available with a discount including paintballing, mini golf, go karting, helicopter rides and many others. You will never be bored in Paphos.
People in Paphos are very passionate and serious about their food. The Restaurants are present in nearly every corner to satisfy everyone, from traditional Cyprus meze tavernas to different cuisine from around the world. Because of this, Paphos has some of the best and most varied restaurants on the whole island. With the VIP package, you are entitled a discount at some of the best restaurants around. You can get a discount at the Lodge restaurant, a unique restaurant serving African style food. There is also the Pentaras restaurant, a traditional Cypriot restaurant, serving local dishes, including Cypriot meze, which is highly recommended. You are also entitled to a discount here with our VIP package. Of course there many other restaurants to choose from and you are spoilt for a choice.
Paphos has some fantastic history behind it, and as a result, there are numerous sites and ancient attractions throughout the city. Perhaps the best attraction in the city is Acropolis, which is made up of ancient ruins and old buildings; it is situated near the new Paphos Lighthouse. Built in the second century, the Odeon is made of pure limestone. It is now used to stage musicals but that doesn't mean their value has diminished. Adonis bath is another important historical site. It is the love story of Aphrodite and Adonis. According to legend, Aphrodite, the Goddess of Love and Persephone, the Goddess of Underworld, loved Adonis. This led to a fight, Adonis was killed by Persephone. Upon hearing this, Aphrodite ran towards Adonis and while doing so she bled from her feet. The route through which Aphrodite ran and where blood dripped from her feet has caused lilies to grow. It is a important site for the locals of Paphos, and a stunning area.
Paphos has some of the most gorgeous beaches in the whole of Cyprus, which is saying something. The most famous beach in Paphos is the Petra tou Romiou, where according to legend, this is Aphrodite's birthplace. This place has got a unique mythological and historical value, which makes it the most popular beach in Paphos. According to legend, it was here that Aphrodite emerged from the sea foam and it remains a very popular place for romantic couples. There are numerous other beaches in Paphos, such as the Pachyammos Beach, which is very popular with tourists, and has a blue flag status, meaning it is a clean beach and sea. There are numerous other beachs in Paphos, holding a blue flag status.