About Paphos

Golf

Use this article to find your preferred golf course.  Cyprus courses are surrounded with beautiful panoramic views and are designed by professionals. Aphrodite Hills is located 20 km east of Paphos and 47 km west of Limassol, not far from Aphrodite's Rock.  On the Paphos to Limassol motorway you will clearly see the exit signs.  From the exit it is about 2 km into the valley and the nearest village is Kouklia.  Aphrodite Hills was built by Cybarco developers and has 18 holes set in a magnificent valley with views of th... Read More

Recycling

TALA COMMUNITY WASTE DISPOSAL   In an attempt to better manage the disposal of local waste, maximise our recycling potential and control the associated spiralling costs to taxpayers, a sub committee has been formed to make improvement recommendations for Council consideration. This Committee thus far comprises six community residents and two council members.   The first step in what is foreseen as a lengthy process is to re-open the field on the road to Kissonerga for a trial period of three months commencing Tuesday 13th Novembe... Read More

Hospitals

Paphos General Hospital is the Paphos district's main public medical centre. With four stories and 25,000 square metres (270,000 sq ft) this pyramid shaped hospital is designed to offer to patients first aid to MRI Scans. When opened in 1992 it was considered one of the best medical centers in the Middle East.[citation needed] Nowadays this is not valid. The hospital was left to decline and it is currently unable to handle the rapidly growing population of Paphos. For minor expanding needs a few... Read More

Activities for Children

Paphos has something for families for all ages.  Check out the website below for more information: www.parentingincyprus.com.cy Bird Park  Open in the winter season from 1st October to 31st March, 9.00 to 17.00 and in the summer season from 1st April to 31st September, 9.00-20.00; situated by Agios Georgios. Water Park Open May to June, 10.30 to 17.30; July to August, 10.00 to 18.00; September to October, 10.00 to 17.00; situated in Kato Paphos Donkey Sanctuary (Pafiakos)  Open daily from 10.00 to 16.00; no admission charge; ... Read More

Bars

If you think Paphos can not be as much fun as, for instance, Ayia Napa, think again!  With numerous streets here dedicated to restaurants, bars and clubs, you will not be disappointed. Coral Bay Area  Known for its beautiful beaches, lively bars and music.  There is also a bar by the beach, booming with great music and great cocktails in the peak summer period.  Coral Bay is also packed with restaurants and bars for all tastes, such as the Blazing Saddle, known for its dedication to showing live sports channels, The Elephan... Read More

Beaches

Paphos, known for its tranquility and beautiful views, settings and ancient ruins, also is packed with many superb beaches.  If you have the luck to rent or buy a home by the beach, there is nothing better than having the clear shades of turquoise-blue sea, golden sand and brilliant sun at your doorstep.  Here are a few of the popular beaches dotted around Paphos which may interest you. Kato Paphos  By the harbour, not far from the famous ancient ruin of Paphos Castle; surrounded by spectacular scenery. Kissonerga  With a... Read More

Buses

There is a No. 10 bus service which runs between Coral Bay and Paphos every 20 minutes between 9 am and 6 pm.  Some of these buses (No. 10A) also go up to Peyia Village.  The No. 15 bus operates on the same route until 11 pm in the summer.  There is also a No. 7 into Paphos which passes by some interesting villages.  The cost of a single journey is €1.20. No. 7, Paphos – Chlorakas – Kissonerga – Peyia, €0.60 or €0.70 from Peyia (route: Karavella parking, Market, Chlorakas, Lemba, Kissonerga,... Read More

Coffee Shops

Paphos is not only full of majestic ancient ruins, gorgeous scenery and intoxicating beaches, but also down-to-earth, traditional coffee-shops (kafenia), places to unwind with a traditional Cypriot coffee (or, if you prefer, instant coffee) and watch the locals playing backgammon (tavli). Around Bar Street and overlooking the beautiful harbour you will find many small cafes and coffee shops.  You will also find Starbucks, as well other cafes popular with families as they cater for children with play-areas.  And if you change your min... Read More

Clubs & Discos

Now that you have done the unwinding and relaxing, pampering and enjoying panoramic views, the time has come to enjoy the lively night-life. There are quite a few clubs and discos located around the main streets of Paphos to keep you entertained throughout the hours of the evenings. For example the Robin Hood, though presented as a bar or pub, is known for its great music and has a space for dancing. Then there is the Rainbow Disco for a good night out dancing and sipping of cocktails till the early hours of the morning. In Coral Bay there ... Read More

Gyms

If you enjoy keeping healthy and active, even on your holiday, and want more than power walking through the wonderful mountain tops and beaches, then check out the following information on gymnasia. Hotels have gyms but there are also a few good ones that the locals go to that have excellent classes.  Some even follow the Les Mills training system.  The best gyms are Braiv, Star Fitness, Gymnastica, NRG, Poseidonio and the Venus (in the hotel basement).  The Coral Beach Hotel and Crown Resort also have gyms and many praise ... Read More
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