Popular Lettings in Paphos
Highlights in Paphos
- Lovely Mediterranean beaches
- Meze feast
- Historical paradise
- Highly-rated waterpark
Most popular in Paphos
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Holiday rentals and lettings in Paphos
How does lounging on gorgeous Mediterranean beaches, exploring world-class UNESCO sites and feasting on great value, fabulous food sound? Then come to Paphos! Holiday rentals in Kato Paphos (lower Paphos) are particularly popular. Right next to the sea and harbour, they offer direct access to the town’s best fish taverns, archaeological sites and fantastic shopping.Modern and classical lettings in Paphos
Many lettings in Paphos are housed in modern complexes with all the mod cons, including community swimming pools and balconies overlooking gorgeously landscaped gardens. Others are in intriguing classical style buildings made from brown stone and with matching wooden shutters and wooden roof beams.
Holidays in Paphos
The area and getting around
Most visitors get to Paphos via Larnaca airport, which is just a 20-minute drive from the centre of town. Outside of Lower Paphos, head a few minutes north to Chloraka, a charming area of town which makes for a lovely alternative to the busy streets of the downtown area, and with lovely beaches wonderfully set along rocky cliffs. South of Lower Paphos is Yeroskipou, which is particularly popular among couples and honeymooners. This area is known as The Sacred Garden, fantastically scenic and full of lovely green spaces.Head into the hills
The hills behind Paphos make for a wonderful place to stay or explore during your visit. A highlight is Kathikas, located at the top of the Laona Plateau, 650 metres above sea level. It enjoys its own microclimate: cool, breezy, and is generally 10 degrees lower than in Paphos town. The village of Mesogi offers similar delights, and awesome views over the town below and the coastline stretching into the horizon.
Travellers and activities
With the entirety of Paphos a designated UNESCO Heritage site, history buffs are totally spoilt for choice. Where first, the colourful Paphos Mosaics that date back to the 2nd century? The well-preserved 3rd century odeon built entirely out of limestone blocks? Saranta Kolones, the remains of a Byzantine Castle built by the Lusignans in the 12th century? The gorgeous Panagia Chrysopolitissa church built in the 13th century? Or the Ottoman stronghold built in 1780? Paphos is a real journey through the ages!Paphos for families
There are some great attractions in a close to Paphos for families, the best of all being the highly-rated Aphrodite Waterpark. The park is well maintained, the lifeguards attentive and the slides a whole bunch of fun. Lara Bay Turtle Conservation Station. Set on an isolated beach, the station looks after the shelled creatures who come there to nest. Your children can learn all about the birth of turtle eggs, and watching the turtles hatch and head to the water is an amazing experience for children and adults alike!
The whole of Paphos is a UNESCO world heritage site, and walking into the town is like opening a history book!
Top 5 travel tips in Paphos
A Meze is a wonderful collection of tapas style dishes served as a big meal. Begin with olives before moving onto bread and dips like hummus and skordalia. Next up, a few seafood and vegetable dishes, after which it’s time for the fabulous local dish of grilled halloumi cheese and a variety of succulent meat dishes such as grilled kebabs and chicken chops.2. Drink up at Aphrodite’s Rock Brewing Company
Beer has been brewed in Cyprus for thousands of years! Just outside Paphos is this microbrewery that was the first to be located on the island and has imported English brewing traditions to sculpt a fantastic choice of authentic artisan ales. Take a brewery tour and taste the crafts ales!3. Explore Chrysorrogiatissa Monastery
Set in beautiful natural surroundings and boasting lovely views across the valleys, the Monastery of Chrysorrogiatissa is small church is beautiful with numerous perfectly preserved, ancient icons and mosaics.4. Spend a day at Paphos zoo
The zoo is located in a landscaped environment of gardens and ponds, and is home to tigers, elephants, lions, kangaroos and much more. Don’t miss the wonderful feeding the giraffe show, where you get to go right up to the animal as it feasts on its dinner!5. Head up to the hills for a wine tour
At higher elevations inland the conditions are ideal for growing grapes as a result of the countless hours of sunshine each year and the mild Mediterranean breezes. Head to Vouni Panagias and Ambelitis, which make award-winning rosé wines. A superb souvenir to take back home with you!
FAQ: Frequently asked questions about holiday rentals in Paphos
Based on our data, Paphos has an average price of £117.78 per night, which is a relatively high one under the cities in Cyprus.Is it necessary to plan a trip to Paphos well in advance?
It is better to book your stay in plenty of time when visiting Paphos, as only 43% of our accommodations are usually available throughout the year.How many holiday lettings are there in Paphos?
Holidu offers around 1200 accommodations in Paphos from 15 different partners, so you will find the perfect type of accommodation you are looking for. We've got you covered!