Holiday in a luxury hotel in Paphos with Small Luxury Hotels of the World. You’ll soak up the sun on golden island beaches and marvel at ancient cultural sites like the ruined Temple of Aphrodite.
Luxury Paphos beaches
Sail to remote Lara Bay where Mediterranean monk seals gather and rare loggerhead turtles lay their eggs. The gleaming crescent of white sand at Coral Bay is the ultimate in relaxation. Sporting types can go parasailing or whiz across the azure waves on water-skis. Venture to the contrasting dark sands of secluded Governor’s Beach via steep steps carved into the white chalk cliffs.
Luxury things to do in Paphos
Wander among the pillars and frescoed walls of the Tomb of the Kings which date right back to the 3rd-century BC. Aphrodite’s Rock is a majestic boulder where the Greek goddess of love is said to have emerged from the sea. You can enjoy scenic walks in the Troodos Mountains followed by a hot stone massage or thalassotherapy treatment in the luxurious spa at your boutique hotel.
Traditional meze is served at tavernas dotted around Coral Bay and Paphos Old Town. Delicious dishes like halloumi cheese, octopus, stuffed vine leaves and houmous arrive one after the other in individual earthenware pots. Dine on succulent seafood in cliff-top restaurants with magnificent views of the sea turning gold and pink at sunset. The verdant slopes of Kathikas and Kouklia are home to some of the oldest vineyards in the world.
Stay at a luxury hotel in Paphos with Small Luxury Hotels of the World to discover secluded Cypriot beaches and ancient Mycenaean archaeological sites. You’ll revel in holistic spa treatments and enjoy personal butler service at your exclusive boutique hotel.