Paphos town centre and the old town 20 min walking distance ( with shopping, cosy restaurants and beach promenade). If by bus - 10 min walk to the bus stop then buses every 10 min, and a few minutes bus ride.
Local bars & Restaurants (Bar Street – the Hub for eating and drinking in Paphos) – 10-15 min walk.
Local Shops consist of 3 convenience stores which sell almost everything in a 5-10 min walk.
Harbour – 15-20 min walk.
Water park – 10 min by car or 15 min bus.
Shopping Mall/ Pollis Road – 15-20 min walk.
Beach area (Harbour Beach) - 10 minutes walk.
Lighthouse sandy beach 5 minutes car drive.
Coral Bay Blue Flag sandy Beach 15 minutes car drive.
Chloraka sea front/ rocky coastline 9 minutes car drive.
Note: There is a very good bus system – in the last 18 months alone they've invested in 30 new buses, and it is a fantastic service, covering Coral Bay, the Waterpark, and Paphos local service. Really no need for a car. The local bus stop is a 10 min walk.
There are 3 excellent golf courses on Cyprus, all of them around the popular Tourist areas of Paphos: Aphrodite Hills golf course, Tsada golf course, Secret Valley golf course. All within approximately 30 minutes drive.
SPECIAL INTEREST HOLIDAYS
Paphos truly is a year round holiday resort with blue sky and sunshine for more days of the year than most places in Europe.
This unique city is on the UNESCO List of World Cultural Heritage. The Tombs of the Kings is one of the attractions to see and many other historical sites as well as the old town with its interesting buildings and market.
You will find many bars and restaurants in Paphos and surrounding coastal areas, ranging from traditional Greek tavernas to smart new bars and cafés. The historic harbour area is worth visiting for its ambience, cafés and bars and a chance to see the Venetian fort and nearby Mosaics.
You can enjoy spa treatments or golf, or take a diving course. Something fun for both kids and grown-ups is the famous Aphrodite Water Park, with the biggest family rafting ride in Europe!
When it comes to exploring nature, Sea Caves and Akamas reserve are well worth a visit and the Troodos Mountains are spectacular to drive through, passing by the peak of Mount Olympus. Why not take a car and drive around the island to explore small villages and find those hidden gems.
HOW TO GET THERE
It's a 20 minute drive (15km) from Paphos International Airport, with direct flights from all major airports.