The south-west coast of Cyprus is where you'll find the Paphos region and city. It has a long history dating back to neolithic times, and the Ancient Greeks believed the goddess Aphrodite was born at Old Paphos, also known as Kouklia. Today the area is popular with holidaymakers who want a mixture of fun, sunshine and plenty of sight-seeing and activities to keep busy.
If the beaches are good enough for a goddess to chose as her birth-place, then they are sure to please travellers as well. They are stunning and begging to be photographed, imagine turquoise waters with shimmering limestone cliffs. You'll want to soak in the view and sunshine and relax on the beach. If you want to learn more about the rich history of this part of the world, there are plenty of opportunities to do so. Take in sights dating back to Ancient Greece such as the Temple of Apollo, Kato Paphos Archaeological Park and the Tombs of the Kings. Art lovers will appreciate a trip to the House of Dionysos to see the exquisite Greek mosaics still intact after centuries. For those on a family holiday, Paphos zoo is sure to please the little ones. You'll get to see tigers, monkeys and lemurs. There are also plenty of hiking and diving opportunities to keep the adventurous members of your party entertained.
Cyprus is a well-known destination for those looking for a cheap holiday. The resorts in this area offer package holidays with varying board options to appeal to everyone. Cyprus is known for its delicious food, and warm hospitality makes it a perfect destination for those who need to unwind.