Golf Accommodation and Hotels
There are one- two- and three-bedroom apartments with generously sized bedrooms and versatile living rooms. Each has a private terrace or balcony and its own parking space, and with just four or six apartments in each building, the ambience is tranquil and relaxing. Guests have access to …
This luxury 5-star hotel has excellent beachfront location and adjacent to the acient Tombs of the King. The hotel offers exclusive and outstanding wellness treatments and excellent leisure facilities. Elegant rooms feature high quality materials, modern amenities and decorated with a touch of …
Aphrodite Hills Resort Hotel 5 star
Aphrodite Hills Resort: An exceptional golf and leisure resort overlooking the Mediterranean. The hotel offers 290 stylish bedrooms, some with breathtaking views across the golf course and the sea. The decor is elegant with a traditional twist and a number of the superior rooms and deluxe suites …
Paphos Amathus Beach5 star
This luxurious 5-star hotel lies on the seashore and 2km from Paphos centre. The hotel offers several dining options and a great selection of wellness facilities and treatments for a truly relaxing holiday. Stylish rooms feature modern decor and the latest amenities.The hotel's wellness area …
This exclusive new hotel offers unobstructed views of the tranquil waters of the Mediterranean and the picturesque fishing harbour and Medieval Castle. Set on the idyllic beachfront location of the former SODAP Winery, Amphora Hotel is a rejuvenating, inspiring and serene haven of contemporary …
Capital Coast Resort & Spa has been designed with the warmth and hospitality for which the island of Cyprus is renowned. Located in Pafos near the historic tomb of the kings and just a 20 minute transfer from Pafos international airport. Elegant classical exteriors and modern spacious interiors …
Stylish and relaxing, fashionable yet unpretentious, Almyra is a chic cutting-edge luxury 5 star family seafront hotel that makes contemporary luxury accessible to all. Open since 2003, Five Star Almyra is the 21st century reincarnation of Paphos Beach Hotel, Paphos' first seafront hotel dating …
Olympic Lagoon Resort5 star
A full All Inclusive resort with five lagoon-style pools featuring swim-up bars, back-massage jets and whirlpools. Perfect for water and spa loving families with a convenient location to the centre of the Old Town and four good golf courses with 20 minutes’ drive. …
An amazing and hugely-enjoyable parkland course laid out over two plateaux. Wide fairways and large greens keep the game relaxed but the bunkers and arid rough should keep you on your toes. There are several wonderful holes - including a Par-three over a ravine and the Par-five 18th with an island …
Carved out of the red rock hills above Paphos, this is a pretty course with several welcoming birdie opportunities. However, the course gets tougher as the round progresses and it makes for an interesting challenge. The fairways are quite wide but a long-iron strategy pays dividends to open up the …
Voted No. 58 in Europe’s Top 100. Golf in Cyprus was elevated to a new level with the opening of Aphrodite Hills in 2002 but the arrival of the new Sir Nick Faldo Golf Course at Eléa has raised the Cypriot Bar again.. The long par 4 on the 17th is rapidly becoming Eléa' s …
The course enjoys a historical location, situated in the grounds of a twelfth century monastery, from which the resort took its name. Its tranquil setting and mesmerising mountain views provide the perfect backdrop for a challenging game with its fairways swathing through mature trees and …
As well as the myriad of restaurants and bars, Paphos has a glorious culture to boast of. With a golf holiday in Cyprus, you’ll enjoy sunshine, comfort, Mediterranean foods, fine nightlife and as much Hellinistic history you can take in.
PAPHOS DlSTRlCT ARCHAEOLOGICAL MUSEUM
Here you will find a marvellous collection of Cypriot antiquities from the Papho area, dating from the Neolithic Age to 1700 AD.
In the building of the Bishopric, you can see exceptional items from the Byzantine period, including Byzantine icons from the 12th to 18th century.
Here a very interesting private collection of objects from the Neolithic Age to the present day is available.
TOMBS OF THE KINGS
A UNESCO World Heritgage Site, this is a collection of underground tombs built out of solid rock dating to 4th-Century BC, many decorated with Doric pillars. Whether Kings were buried here or not, the brilliance of the tombs gave the area its name.
AYIA SOLOMONI CHURCH
A Christian catacomb. A sacred tree stands at the top, which is said to heal the disease of those who hang a personal item as an offering on its branches.
THE MOSAICS OF PAPHOS: House of Dionysos, House of Theseus and the recently excavated House of Aion.
The amazing mosaic floors of these 3rd-Century AD noblemen's villas, are considered among the finest in the Eastern Mediterranean. They mostly show story scenes from Greek mythology.
A small 2nd-Century Odeon completely built of marble blocks. It was uncovered by the Cyprus Department of Antiquities in 1973-4 and is now used on a regular basis for musical and theatrical performances.
Originally built as a Byzantine fortress to protect the harbour from any kind of invasion and then rebuilt by the Lusignans in the 13th-Century. It then was dismantled by the Venetians in 1570 who failed in defending it against the Ottomans, who in their turn restored and strengthened it after they captured the island.
PANAYIA LIMENIOTISSA BASILICA
Dating from the Early Christian period, probably early 5th century and dedicated to 'Our Lady of the Harbour'.
It is said that God sent down a fog to protect the original church during the Arab raids. Hence the name Theoskepasti which means 'Veiled by God'. The modern church was built in 1923.
YEROSKIPOU FOLK ART MUSEUM
This village is named "Hieroskepos" after the sacred Garden of Aphrodite and offers a captivating collection of Cypriot folk arts and crafts gathered together in the house known as Hadjismith.
AYIA PARASKEVI CHURCH
One of the most remarkable and attractive Byzantine Churches on the island dating back to the 10th-Century with a vaulted basilica, a nave and two aisles surmounted by five domes and frescoes dating to the 15th-Century.
TEMPLE OF APHRODITE, Kouklia village, 14 km east of Paphos
Here are the most ancient ruins of the famous Temple of Aphrodite, dating back to the 12th-Century B.C. The temple was one of the most important places of cult and pilgrimage of the ancient world. The Museum, housed in the Lusignan Manor, is small but impressive with many finds from the area.
PETRA TOU ROMIOU (Birthplace of Aphrodite) 25 km east of Paphos
According to legend, Aphrodite, Goddess of love and beauty, was born coming out of the waves in this remarkably beautiful spot. The Greek name, Petra tou Romiou (The Rock of the Greek), is linked to the legendary frontier-guard of Byzantine times, Digenis Akritas, who kept the marauding Saracens at bay with amazing strength.
PEYIA Peyia village, 19 km north-west of Paphos.
In Peyia, do not forget to quench your thirst at the picturesque fountains which can be found in the beautiful stone-paved village square. 4.5km from the village
is the ruins of two early Christian basilicas with some very interesting mosaic floors depicting animals. This site must have been an important establishment in Early Christian times. There are also rock-hewn tombs of the Roman period above the sea.
AYIOS NEOPHYTOS MONASTERY, 9km north of Paphos.
Founded around 1200 by Neophytos, a Cypriot hermit and writer. The Encleistra or Enclosure carved out of the mountain by the hermit contains some of the finest Byzantine frescoes dating from the 12th to 15th-Century. In the Monastery's Church there is an interesting collection of icons and remains of 16th century frescoes.
POLIS (known in ancient times as Marion), 37 km north of Paphos
One of the ancient city kingdoms of Cyprus, it became an important commercial centre in Classical and Hellenistic times, with close relations with Athens. Some beautiful houses, dating to the beginning of this century, can still be seen here.
BATHS OF APHRODITE, 48 km north of Paphos
An area of breathtaking beauty associated with Aphrodite. According to legend, the goddess Aphrodite used to bathe in the pool of the nearby natural grotto, which is shaded by a fig tree. A trail from the Baths takes you to Fontana Amorosa (8 km from the Baths, at the end of the Akamas Peninsula). Walking along this trail, one can enjoy an incomparable view and unspoilt nature