About Cyprus

Cyprus is an island country in the Eastern Mediterranean and the third largest and third most populous island in the Mediterranean!

Is an   island rich in history and culture, and full of wonderful experiences just waiting to be enjoyed. If you are heading to Cyprus, and you need to plan your perfect trip then you must contact A,Pericleous , and  book  unique homes and experience a city like a local!

Whatever the season, Cyprus provides ample opportunity to experience customs and places that are unique and special to the island. Nature, Agrotourism, Sun & Sea, Sports, training, health &wellness , food and drink. Wedding & Honeymoon’s , culture & religion and Thematic Routes. Hospitality is legendary in Cyprus. More than just a friendly smile and a “Yah sou” which means “hello”, they have a warm and loving nature that really impresses upon visitors no matter what their race or creed.

“Kopiaste” in Greek means, “Come and enjoy our hospitality”

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Living in Paphos

Living in Paphos is like leaving the stress behind to enjoy quality of life to the maximum. The area is full of natural beauty and wide open, undisturbed spaces where you can unwind and relax. With great shopping, well developed socio-economic infrastructure, advanced transport and telecommunication networks, a vast range of restaurants and bars, you get the best of both worlds living in Paphos.

Paphos

Paphos, an ancient town on the western side of Cyprus is one of the most beautiful yet at the same time modern and cosmopolitan towns. The unique mild climate is well known to the residents of Paphos.  This alone makes Paphos an extremely popular destination for people of all ages, all year around.  Paphos is renown for maintaining what traditional Cyprus represents whilst at the same time with its wide varierty of ethnicities migrating here in the last decade, foreign tones have been added making Paphos truly unique.

The night life can be found easily. If you wish you can dance until dawn in the modern clubs or visit the more traditional places with Greek music and the sound of the Bouzouki, the decision is yours for the taking.

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Paphos History – Culture

The beautiful nature, crystal clear sea waters, full, sunny days for most of the year, exceptional archaeological, historical monuments and the relaxing life style are also some of the reasons that make Paphos an excellent destination attracting thousands of holiday makers year after year.

Our beaches, many of them blue flagged, are well organized with plenty of sunbeds and parasols available for hire for those wishing to enjoy the sun.  A wide variety of water sports are available for the fun loving and plenty of boat trips and deep sea fishing. Whether you’re looking for a quite beach to soak up the sun or a buzzing beach with loud music and lots going on; we have it all.  Whatever your personal tastes are there are so many places to visit and so much to see and do.  From the Byzantium Castle of Paphos, Tombs of the Kings to Petra Tou Romiou (Aphrodite’s Rock), Adonis Baths, Baths of Aphrodite and The Paphos Mosaics, the list if immense.  For our younger visits, go karting, horse riding, The Paphos Aphrodite waterpark and Paphos Zoo are just some of the attraction we have to offer.

A fussy eater; not a problem, the local cuisine is delicious and we also have every International cuisine you can imagine.  Whether you’re looking for a classy sushi restaurant or a traditional greek village tavern or a romantic Italian bistro, Paphos is full of options.

Aphrodite Hills

is a well-planned exclusive development with an 18-hole golf course, set above an unspoiled stretch of coastline just outside of Paphos, towards Limassol.  It is named after the goddess Aphrodite and the resort is just a few minutes’ drive away.  It offers a luxurious, tranquil environment, in a setting of great natural beauty. With its spectacular views of the Mediterranean Sea and a beautiful beach with crystal clear waters just a few minutes’ drive from Aphrodite Hills it make this a community much in demand. Paphos town is only 20 minutes away and Paphos Airport just 15 minutes away.  The prestige complex itself offers residents as well as holidaymakers a great selection of sporting activities including Golf, Tennis, Fitness Center and Spa facilities (payable locally).  There is also a fantastic range of cafes and restaurants for all tastes.

Tomb of the Kings

is one of the most central locations in Paphos, situated conveniently within walking distance to the Paphos Harbour, it is easy to travel to Coral Bay or Kato Paphos with a regular bus service running from the main Tomb of the Kings Road.  Along the main Tomb of the Kings road you will find a large selection of bars, restaurants and cafes to suit all tastes and budgets.  The sea is located just 500m from the main strip.  As an UNESCO World Heritage site it is one of the most preserved archeological sites, with underground tombs dated as far back as the 4th century BC.  In true contrast to the historical feel of the area, in 2013, just a few minutes’ walk from the Tombs, a state of the art commercial building, namely ‘Kings Avenue Mall’ opened adding a whole new dimension.  With a diverse mixture of department stores, popular designer shops, cosy cafes, restaurants, cinema, indoor and outdoor play areas, ‘Kings Avenue Mall’ has become the hub of Paphos life.

Coral Bay

is a hugely popular holiday location, situated 6km north of Paphos, in the municipality of Peyia.  The Coral Bay beach carries an EU Blue Flag, verifying its high standard.  Coral Bay itself is an exclusive place to own property. Everything is within walking distance; nice shops, cafes, restaurants and bars that appeal to both tourists and locals. Coral Bay is easily accessible by public transport system or private taxi. Car, motorbikes and moped rentals are easy to hire should you wish to venture further afield.

Agios Georgios (St. George)

is a beautifully kept fishing harbour near the Sea Caves, Coral Bay and Peyia. It is at the southern end of the Akamas Peninsula which is known for its quiet beaches, scenery and most importantly it’s protected natural park. Agios Georgios is about 20 kilometers from Paphos Town, Akamas is about 5 kilometers away and Polis is approximately 20 kilometers. Staying in Agios Georgios gives you the space to enjoy the quiet surroundings the area is famous for and still be close to Peyia and Coral Bay for all amenities.

Kato Paphos

is one of the most popular areas in the Paphosdistrict. Upper Paphos is known as Paleo Paphos or Paphos old town.  Kato Paphos is home to popular hotels, bars, restaurants, cafes and beaches leading to the harbour, with the beautiful Old Fort or Castle from the 13th century. Kato Paphos is a great tourist attraction with nice coastal walks, the lighthouse, the House of Dionysus which houses the Paphos Mosaics and other archeological sites such as St. Paul’s Pillar that make it a unique and interesting place to visit or live.

Kissonerga

is a small village about 7km north-west of Paphos and 7km to Peyia.  It is on a plateau about 200m above sea level and about 2km inland, with much of the village enjoying panoramic sea views. Today, Kissonerga is becoming more popular and has a more commercial appeal to retailers with a good selection of modern restaurants, beauty salons and coffee houses. The village still has a quaint feel and is still a very traditional, Cypriot village. Kissonerga also has a horse riding center as well as a boat yard that fixes, sells and services all types of boats.

Chloraka

village stretches from the coast, inland a few kilometers. It is almost connected to Paphos Town and also situated along the Tombs of the Kings road on the way to Coral Bay. You will find fantastic sea front properties which are always in demand as well as hotels, bars, restaurants, beaches and a fantastic paved walking path along the beach with wonderful scenery along the Chloraka coastline leading all the way to the harbor and beyond.

Geroskipou

or Yeroskipou or “Holy Garden” in English, is named after local tradition that states it was the home of Aphrodite’s sacred gardens. It borders the eastern part of Paphos.  Yeroskipou is the 2nd largest municipality in the Paphos area and is not far from Kato Paphos.  It is conveniently located near to Paphos airport and Paphos town. Geroskipou Town Hall and the village square are popular places for weddings with a lovely setting and fabulous sea views.

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