Holidays in Paphos offer the holidaymaker the opportunity to explore the fascinating country of Cyprus which combines a modern culture with ancient traditions and a rich historical past. Holidays in Paphos will provide you with a glorious subtropical year round climate and a wide variety of accommodation to choose from to create your perfect holiday.
Your holidays in Paphos offers a modern beach resort with a bustling and vibrant town, steeped in ancient history in the beautiful southwest corner of Cyprus. One of Paphos attractions is the picturesque fishing harbour by the ancient Paphos Fort. Paphos airport is also very conveniently located only 9 miles north east of Paphos.
Holidays in Paphos offer a fascinating history and a rich cultural heritage. There are a wide range of ancient monuments, archaeological sites, monasteries and churches featuring Roman, Greek and Byzantine art. Your holidays in Paphos would not be complete without a visit to the impressive Troodos mountain range at 2,000 metres above sea level, and covered in pine forest with picturesque villages, vineyards and monasteries dotted along its scenic roads.
Paphos is divided into two main areas, the old main shopping area and the tourist area situated by the sea which has numerous restaurants, shops and bars. From luxury beachfront Paphos hotels to comfortable modern apartments, the resort has something for all tastes and budgets searching for a perfect Paphos holiday.
Holidays in Paphos are centred around the harbour area and seafront promenade with a wide variety of bustling cafes, tavernas and restaurants. Part of the charm of holidays in Paphos is taking a stroll from the fishing harbour to the inland town area of upper Paphos with its narrow streets, quality craft shops and boutiques. Paphos holidays also offer some lively nightlife with plenty of bars and clubs close to the seafront.
On your holidays in Paphos you can discover a range of sandy beaches. The main beach starts from the harbour area of the old town and stretches along the promenade and onto a range of luxurious beach front Paphos hotels. The resort of Coral Bay 5 miles to the north of Paphos town is considered to have the finest beach in Paphos and Plaz beach to the south is also worth a visit. Holidays in Paphos should also include a visit to the pretty resorts of Polis and Latchi to the north. Hotels in Paphos also offer a wide variety of watersports, including water ski-ing, jet skiing, parasailing, diving and fishing.
Holidays in Paphos also gives you the opportunity to see many historical points of interest including the district museum, the Pillar of St. Paul and the mosaics of Paphos. The Tomb of the Kings in Paphos is an impressive ancient site dating from 300 BC. The tombs are carved out of solid rock, some featuring Doric pillars and frescoed walls. A short drive away from your Paphos hotel is the legendary site where Aphrodite the Goddess of Love, is said to have been born from the waves.
Paphos hotels offer a fine base for exploring the wonderful Akamas peninsula, which is a combination of scenic coastline and spectacular gorges. Your holidays in Paphos should also include a visit to the mountain monasteries of Ayios Neophytos and Chrysoroyiatissa as well as the traditional inland mountain village of Yeroskipou.
You will find a wide range of hotels in Paphos, catering for all your needs. Paphos hotels are renowned for their excellent modern standards and high levels of service. The Athena Beach Hotel, the Athena Royal Beach Hotel, Pioneer Beach hotel and Asimina Suites hotel are all located in Kato Pafos, which is a picturesque seafront area with a long beach fringed with some of the most luxurious and impressive hotels in Paphos leading to the harbour area.
The Asimina Suites is a newly opened five star Paphos hotel offering all suite accommodation in a stunning beach front location. Families also have a fantastic choice of hotels in Paphos, with the Athena Beach Hotel offering a wide range of adult and child facilities set in spacious well tended gardens leading directly onto the beach. Children on holiday in Paphos will also enjoy the aquarium and the water park if you are a couple looking for adult only holidays then the Athena Royal Beach Hotel and the Pioneer Beach Hotel are very popular adult only hotels in Paphos.
Weddings are also very popular in a range of Paphos hotels offering stunning wedding locations from beach front venues to Gazebos and chapels.
Hotels in Paphos offer a wide variety of special interest activities including dance holidays, bowls holidays, golf and bridge holidays.
Call Athena Beach Holidays now on 0333 1230 757 for further information and to make your Paphos holidays booking.