Cyprus Passion

Paphos may have the most natural untouched beauty of nature in Cyprus so definitely check out Akamas. However, this city has so much more to offer than just nature. Here you will find sights to see like the Castle, Archeological sites like the Tombs of the Kings, beaches, shopping areas and of course churches. There are many outdoor activities and hikes to do but also mythical places to visit as well.

Baths of Aphrodite

Baths of Aphrodite

The Baths of Aphrodite are located in the Paphos district, on the east side of the Akamas Peninsula. The ‘baths’ is about an hours drive from the Paphos harbour.  According to local legend, the ‘baths’ is the location where the Greek goddess of love and passion, Aphrodite bathed. The Baths of Aphrodite is a natural […]

Akamas Peninsula

Akamas Peninsula

Akamas peninsula is found on the west side of the island which covers around 230 square km of untouched nature. It is described as thick wooded headland that is divided in 2 by summits by a mountain range.  It not easily accessible but it is the only area in Cyprus which is untouched. The name […]

Edro III Shipwreck

Edro III Shipwreck

Edro III shipwreck can be found just off the rocks near the sea caves of the Norwest coast of Paphos in Peyeia village. The ship EDRO III was a cargo ship that was leaving from Limassol heading to Rhodes on the 8th of October 2011. The vessel is 83 meters long and weighs around 2300-2500 […]

Tzelefos Bridge (Gefiri tou Tzelefou)

Tzelefos Bridge (Gefiri tou Tzelefou)

Tzelefos bridge is one of many Venetian bridges in Cyprus and can be found in the forest area of Agios Nikolaos village in Paphos. The altitude of the forest location is around 440 meters and you can reach the bridge either from Paphos, Troodos mountains or Limassol. This is the largest Venetian bridge built in […]

Paphos Harbour and Port

Paphos Harbour and Port

Paphos port is one of the most ancient ports in Cyprus. It is found on the south west coast of Cyprus.  It was the King Nikoklis, who was the last of the kings in Paphos, who had the original port constructed in 320BC. The new port is actually in the same place as the old […]

Adonis Baths Waterfalls

Adonis Baths Waterfalls

Adonis Baths also known as Adonis Waterfall can be found in the village of Koili found in Paphos. Its near Krya Vrysi and Lakkos tou Frakou which is where the water from Mavrokolympos flows and gathers to form a small but gorgeous waterfall. The Adonis Bath is actually located on privately own land and therefore […]

Saint Raphael church

Saint Raphael church

Agios (Saint) Raphael church is found in the village of Pachyammos which is located in the Paphos region. It was actually built on an area that difficult battles had taken place during 1964. The church was built here after a miracle that had occurred to a resident of Pachyammos. Ever since then many visit and […]

Avakas Gorge

Avakas Gorge

An amazing area of Cyprus nature found at the perimeter of Akamas peninsula is the Avakas Gorge.  It is found around 16 km west of Paphos with a starting altitude of 47m and the ending being 45m. The length of the trail is about 3km, where it is estimated as a 2-3 hour walk. In […]

Petra tou Romiou – Aphrodite’s rock

Petra tou Romiou – Aphrodite’s rock

Aphrodite’s Rock is a sea formation of rock on the costal line from Limassol entering to Paphos. It’s also known as ‘Petra tou Romiou’ (Rock of Romans). Most people in Cyprus know this place from our mythology and it being the birth place of the goddess Aphrodite. The Goddess of love and beauty rose from […]

Tombs of the Kings

Tombs of the Kings

The ‘Tombs of the Kings’ is a large Necropolis found around two kilometers north of Paphos Harbour in Cyprus. It is a fantastic archaeological UNESCO World Heritage Site that will reward any visitor with an interest in ancient history.e Evidence suggests that it was built during the Hellenistic period ( 3rd Century B.C). Despite that […]

Paphos Castle

Paphos Castle

You can find this grand structure known as the Paphos Castle (Fort) at the far end of the Paphos Harbour, where it was built in order to protect the harbour and its surroundings. This amazing Castle was originally built in the Byzantine era but was then rebuilt twice over the years, where it was finally […]