Here are 3 Paphos villages we think you should, without a doubt, visit next time you are in the area.
With its glorious sun-filled climate, rich history and culture and laid-back lifestyle, it’s no wonder Paphos is a popular destination. Both for tourists looking for a break to escape to paradise, and for those seeking a permanent home and a better standard of living. Cyprus offers so much, the perfect destination to boost both physical and mental wellbeing.
Getting off the well-beaten track
Most visitors to Paphos flock to the beaches. Of course, with fine white sand and crystal clear waters, the blue flag beaches are incredibly enticing, and should definitely be on the must-visit list for every visitor to these shores, but, the Paphos area has a lot more to offer besides. When you fancy a change from sunbathing, be sure to head out and visit the quaint ancient villages, hidden away yet easily accessible from the main tourist areas. Each village is unique and holds its own particular charm, so why not visit several of these fascinating places? Here are 3 Paphos villages we think you should, without a doubt, visit next time you are in the area…
Pretty Tala Village is located close to the monastery of Saint Neophytos, just 8km from the centre of Paphos. One of the most distinctive features of Tala is the spectacular Agia Katerini church, dating back to around the 15th Century. Set on the hillside, amazing properties sit pleasantly in green surroundings, offering amazing panoramic views to those lucky enough to live there.
One of the larger villages of the Paphos area, Kissonerga is an ancient community with a rich and varied history. A fascinating destination for fans of history and archaeology, there are several ancient churches here, and archaeological exploration has uncovered a wealth of ancient artifacts. Located close to the sea, the village offers some breath-taking views and easy access to the popular tourist areas. Being a large village, Kissonerga also has a lot to offer in the way of good restaurants and amenities.
Located just 3km from Paphos, Chloraka offers a unique blend of the old with the new. This area has everything you could need right on your doorstep, with plenty of bars and restaurants, and access to some amazing, secluded beaches. Throughout the history of the island, Chloraka has always seemed to take its place in the hearts of visitors and residents alike.
Enjoy a peaceful life in a Paphos village
If you’re considering relocating to the Paphos area, or perhaps investing in a holiday home. Have you thought about choosing a village location? If you love peace and tranquillity, and beautiful surroundings, it could be an ideal choice. Living in a village brings with it spectacular countryside properties in large grounds with all the charm of village life, yet you’re just a short drive away from the centre of Paphos and all the amenities and opportunities that await you there. If this idyllic life appeals to you, why not check out our website? We have properties available in all 3 of the gorgeous villages we’ve recommended in this article.