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Paphos City

Living the Paphos dream life!

Often likened to an open-air history book, Paphos is brimming with ancient sites bringing the past to life every step of the way, with the entire town designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Paphos’ sun kissed shores are also renowned as the mythological birthplace of Aphrodite, the Greek Goddess of Love and Beauty. Situated in a prime position on the South-Western coast of Cyprus and home to its own international airport, visitors from around the world flock here to catch a glimpse of fascinating Roman mosaics, a medieval castle, frescoed churches and intricate tombs. Luring in culture lovers with high quality international festivals and performances, many of which take place in ancient open-air theatres, this leading cultural hub has been enjoying world attention and drawing in cultural investment with its status as European Capital of Culture in 2017. In a town where history brilliantly befriends modernity, inspired by the past but moving full speed ahead into the future, fine cuisine is dished up at modern restaurants which surround the town’s charming old port, while the area is also home to some of the island’s 12 most glamorous hotels. The hub of Paphos town is the area’s business centre, offering specialized services from banking and accounting to legal services and more. With beaches that dreams are made of, the rugged coastline cocoons sandy bays and pebbled coves, with the crystal-clear waters are revered as some of the cleanest in the world with countless beaches in the area honoured with the world-renowned Blue Flag eco-label. The area is also home to the Akamas Nature Reserve, boasting the most beautiful untouched nature on the island, with some of the finest nature trails and panoramic views on the island.