PAPHOS

PAPHOS

 

THE BEST OF ALL WORLDS!

 Paphos, situated on the southwest coast of Cyprus, once its capital when the Romans ruled the island. Such is its remarkable history and culture, the entire town has been deemed a World Heritage site by UNESCO, it is quite literally an open, living museum.

Paphos provides a curious combination of ancient and modern. Divided into two very distinct areas, Kato Paphos, lower Paphos, is centred around the enchanting, atmospheric medieval harbour dominated by the sentinel Byzantine fortress, Paphos’ signature landmark. The perfect place to while away the time imbibing at one of the plethora of bars, restaurants and tavernas that line the quayside. A busy bustling, cosmopolitan resort which bursts into life once the sun sets. An epicurean extravaganza exuding an exceptional fusion of cuisines from classic Italian fare to sizzling souvlaki served straight from the spit!

Pano Paphos, the old town, lies on higher ground further inland. Here a labyrinth of narrow, winding streets give a glimpse of genuine Cyprus. Slowly saunter soaking up the ambience and antiquity stopping occasionally in a shady square to slake your thirst at a traditional taverna. 

With 10,000 years of ancient history on the doorstep it would be sacrilege not to discover the wealth of amazing archeological attractions that Paphos presents. The Tombs of Kings, the majestic mosaics in the House of Dionysus and the Odeon, a Roman amphitheatre which is still used for open air performances!

Today, Paphos has attained the mantel of the golf capital of Cyprus with four of Cyprus’ six courses located in its vicinity. Spectacular layouts designed by distinguished architects, Sir Nick Faldo, Cabel Robinson, Tony Jacklin and Donald Steele have elevated Cyprus into a premier golfing destination that is sure to be coveted by golf holiday gourmets.

Whether it be for golfing galore, sumptuous five star resorts, sun kissed beaches, lazy libations in laidback locations, vibrant nightlife or a compendium of classical culture, Paphos provides…..

THE BEST OF ALL WORLDS!