Paphos is a small harbour town. Situated on the southwest coast of the island of Cyprus. It is sheltered from the north by the Troodos mountains.
Pafos enjoys the healthiest year-round climate in the Mediterranean. Pafos is considered to be one of the most beautiful and ancient places in Cyprus.
Paphos is divided into two areas, Paphos town is situated on a hill and features everything from a covered market to clothes, shoes and sports wear shops, Jewellery and Opticians being particularly good value.
Kato Paphos, centres around a pleasant little harbour whose picturesque open-air waterside fish restaurants, endless taverna`s and souvenir shops line the quayside. Bright fishing boats and pleasure craft fill the harbour guarded by the ancient harbour-mouth fort, it's ancient castle and mosaics depicting Dionysos the God of Wine. Many other archaeological sites are near-by, Pafos is included on the World Cultural Heritage List.
The night life in Paphos can be just what you want it to be, relaxing and spending time eating out in a taverna or restaurant, walking in the harbour area or visiting clubs and bars and enjoying yourself till the early hours.
The countryside is beautiful throughout the year with fertile plains, citrus fruit orchards, rocky coves, sandy beaches and crystal clear water. Beautiful churches, Monasteries, and little villages that have changed very little over the years.
Secure, pleasant and friendly Paphos really does offer the best of both worlds, the peace and tranquillity of traditional culture and a life-style with modern facilities that you come to expect of the 21st Century.
Whatever your life-style, Paphos and its countryside can offer you the three R's, Rest, Relaxation or Retirement. Stop the World, step off and enjoy a long break in Sunny Cyprus. You will be very Welcome.
Use Pafos as a base, rent a hire car, a 4 x 4 is best and tour around the island, Cyprus has beautiful scenery and unspoilt villages.