Paphos – Cyprus Blog

Paphos Cyprus Blog

I recently took a trip to Paphos, Cyprus, and it was an incredible experience. The beauty of the city is absolutely breathtaking – from the stunning ancient ruins to the pristine beaches, there was something special around every corner. I also had the opportunity to explore the small village of Chloraka and the nearby Akamas Peninsula, which are both filled with plenty of outdoor activities and natural wonders. All in all, it was an unforgettable journey and I highly recommend a visit to Paphos for anyone looking for a unique and memorable getaway. #LetsExplorePaphos #PaphosIsland #VisitCyprus.

View of embankment at Paphos Harbour - Cyprus
View of embankment at Paphos Harbour – Cyprus

Paphos is a city and coastal area located in the southwest of Cyprus. It is the capital of the Paphos District and has a population of over 35,000 inhabitants. The city is known for its stunning beaches, archaeological sites, and the stunning natural beauty of the Troodos Mountains to the north. Paphos is a popular tourist destination and is home to a number of luxury hotels, restaurants, and resorts.

The city of Paphos was founded in the 8th century BC, and was once the capital of the ancient kingdom of Paphos. It is believed that the city was named after Aphrodite, the Greek goddess of love, who was said to have risen from the waves near the city. Visitors to Paphos can visit the remains of the city’s ancient past, including the stunning mosaics at the House of Dionysos, the remains of the Temple of Aphrodite, and the Odeon of Paphos.

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Paphos is also home to some of the best beaches in Cyprus, with a variety of stunning coves and bays. Visitors can also enjoy a range of water sports, including scuba diving, windsurfing and sailing. There are also a number of nature trails and parks in the area, making it an ideal destination for hikers and nature lovers.

The city of Paphos is steeped in history and culture, and visitors can explore the city’s museums, churches, and monuments. Visitors can also enjoy the city’s lively nightlife, with a range of bars, pubs, and clubs located throughout the city.

Paphos is an ideal destination for both families and couples looking for a relaxing beach holiday. With its stunning beaches, archaeological sites, and fascinating history, Paphos is a destination that is sure to leave lasting memories for any visitor.



Loving the many times I have spent in Cyprus, so I started a blog for everyone who feels the same to contribute to. First came here in the military back in 1984.