Paphos has many amenities and activities, including golf, water sports, water parks, diving, jeep safaris, cycling, hiking and even ski-ing in the winter in the Troodos mountains!
The town of Paphos has a mix of new and ancient buildings. The beach and harbour and port area, known as Kato Paphos, is a hive of activity with many sea-front bars and tavernas. Also here, is the busy Bar Street, which has many bars and clubs for the livelier holiday makers.
The Animal Park and Water Park are nearby as are the Tombs of Kings, an archeological and national heritage site.
Kato Paphos and Paphos is a 15-20 minute drive from Peyia and there is regular public transport from Peyia to Coral Bay and on to Paphos.
Coral Bay Beach Resort, known as the best beach on the south of the island, is a 5 minute drive from Peyia and has many different water sports and activities. There is a busy night life in Coral Bay with bars, tavernas, restaurants and clubs.
Peyia is a traditional cypriot village and is only a 5 minute drive from the beaches and resort area. Peyia has many of its own amenities, with bakers, supermarkets, butchers, pharmacies, take-aways, banks, tavernas, bars and restaurants and other interesting shops. The village square includes picturesque fountains and an historic church along with plenty of seating areas, to sit and watch the world go by.
Golf, water sports, water parks, diving, jeep safaris, cycling and hiking are all close-by. The Akamas peninsular and forest , with nature,walking and wildlife is 15 mins away. Troodos mountains for scenery and skiing in winter, is approximately one hour’s drive away.
Lara Beach is famous for nesting turtles, which is 10 minutes drive. Latchi is a picturesque, busy fishing town, with its own marina and around 25 minutes to the West. There are plenty of bars and restaurants in the Marina, many specialising in fish dishes.