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The original Peyia village was a small, stone built community of farmers whose crops ...
show more were mainly bananas and oranges. Over the last 20 years Peyia has grown in strength to be the Municipality of Peyia, governing the area from Akamas Peninsular in the west to the edges of Paphos on the east side. Paphos is only 15 minutes by road from Peyia village and Coral Bay resort is only a few minutes drive away.
Popular area of Peyia include the Sea Caves which are cracks' and joints in the strata of the chalky rocks that the waves have opened over time to created a labyrinth of caves. Until recently the caves were home to seals. Further north-west from Peyia Agios Georgios with a small settlement of cafes, restaurants and a few isolated dwellings. There is a fishing shelter and a few colourful fishing boats .
Coral Bay which is known as the Beverly Hills of Cyprus is a relatively small resort, but has plenty of bars, restaurants, shops and banks etc. It has the best sandy award winning beach in the Paphos area known locally as Corallia beach, which is ideal for swimming and water sports or just soaking up the sun and relaxing at one of the friendly bars
Polis and Latchi are about a fifteen minute drive from the villa Polis is where Aphrodite bathed here with Adonis.
Paphos has a pretty harbour where one can still see the ancient Roman breakwater. Around the harbour are many taverns and bars. There are many archaeological remains such as the House of Dionysos which has a fine mosaic floor. There are several old Greek churches, and The Tombs of the Kings, which are ancient burial places, are just outside the town. Sub-aqua diving is available from several companies along the sea front.
Golf can be played at Aphrodite Hills golf course this is approx 1hr away the course features the following.
18 holes, Par 71/70, 6232 metres. Carved out of groves of carob and olive trees on two high plateaux divided by a ravine; the championship standard course opened in October 2002 overlooks the Mediterranean with all but a few holes, enjoying superb sea views. There's double ended 350 metre practice range, also offering 4 target greens with accompanying bunkers. For those who only have time for a short practice round, there are 3 academy holes (1 Par3, and 2 Par4). On hand are 2 resident professional golf instructors.
Last but not least the 19th hole has a superb clubhouse with pro shop, restaurant and bar overlooking 18th hole.
Also there are two non-member 18-hole championship golf courses both in the Paphos area - the Tsada Golf club, part of the historic Stavros tis Minthis monastery, and the Secret Valley Golf club.
Peyia is a ...
show more small traditional hillside village. There is a large choice of places to buy different types of food. Peyia is well situated for exploring the western side of Cyprus. It offers easy access to the Akamas peninsula, with its spectacular landscapes, deserted sandy beaches and conservation projects.
To the north of Peyia, many roads meander through their hills and then down to Polis and Latchi. These take you through acres of vineyards in steep valleys with some outstanding views to the Troodos Mountains and on to the coast and Aphrodite's Baths.
Skiing & winter sports is available at Troodos approx 1 hr 15 mins away. The local area has water sports, Golf, quad-bike and jeep safaris, Horse-riding, walking, zoo, water-park, archaeological attractions, museums, theatres, outdoor and indoor concerts, bars restaurants and taverns in villages, towns and countryside, Akamos Nature Reserve and more.
Coral bay is one of the best beaches on the island & has small coves adjacent to a main sandy beach, with full water sports on site.
Adjacent to this is the 'Sea Caves' area, (a rocky peninsula ideal for snorkeling or scuba diving). Near here is also the ideal and picturesque jetty and church at Ayios Georges.
A Driving range has newly opened on the way into Paphos some 10 minutes drive away. Close to this is also a new Archery centre. Golf courses exist in the Secret Valley and Aphrodite Hills areas to the East of Paphos, about 30 minutes drive away. There is also an excellent crazy golf attraction plus full Go-Karting circuit in Paphos.
Bordering Peyia is the Akamas Peninsula with its nature reserve and quiet idyllic serenity explorable by 4x4 / quadbike. Here are the quiet coastal towns of Polis, Laatchi and the famous Baths of Aphrodite.
In addition to shops restaurants and nightlife, Paphos contains a world of culture, with museums and artifacts and historical sites which provide a fascinating insight into many of the world’s largest empires throughout time.
On the eastern side of Paphos is the famous and picturesque Aphrodites Rock. Travelling inland can take you to villages stopped in time, where monasteries, vineyards, and lace-making still abound. 90 minutes travel will take you the bustling port and resort of Limassol or the Troodos mountains, (where you can escape the heat and enjoy a serene 20 deg C in summer or ski on feet of powder snow in winter).
Slightly further afield are the capital Nicosia and a visit to the Turkish part of the island, or the resorts of Larnaca and Ayia Napa.
A car is not necessary, but is recommended. Bus service to Paphos, Airport & Coral Bay. Taxis are plentiful. Airport shuttles via mini-bus are available via Google. Quads & m/cycle hire nearby. The centre of the town of Paphos is approximately 20 minutes or 10 miles away. This has all the amenities of a large provincial town & port. Polis/Laatchi approx. 15 miles. Troodos mountains approx. 45 miles. Limassol approx. 40 miles. Larnaca approx. 65 miles. Nicosia approx. 75 miles. Kyrenia about 85 miles.
Book a holiday home in Cyprus for a great beach holiday
Cyprus | Located in the Eastern Mediterranean Sea, visitors flock to the island of Cyprus primarily for its climate and the pristine beaches along its coastline. Those who rent holiday homes in Cyprus will also find some interesting historical sites dating back to around the 10th millennium BC.
The best beaches and destinations to visit in Cyprus
Rent a holiday home in Ayia Napa where there are plenty of clubs and pristine beaches including Nissi Beach which has an abundance of cafes and is a great location for watersports. If you book a holiday house in the Paphos district, on the south west of Cyprus, be sure to visit the Coral Bay beach with its golden sands and limestone cliffs. Those staying at holiday rentals at Lara Bay can visit the Lara Beach, a nesting spot for green turtles. On the south coast is Pissouri Bay where the Columbia Beach Resort offers a variety of watersports including sailing and water skiing.
Paphos is another ideal location in which to rent a holiday apartment in Cyprus. The cultural capital of Cyprus, Paphos is home to intriguing sites such as the Kato Paphos Archeological Park and the Adonis Baths Waterfalls. Book a holiday rental in Larnaka to explore the Wreck of the Zenobia, a great diving site. To experience the landscapes of Cyprus, rent a holiday house in Akamas where there is a 230 km² national park. If you are staying at a holiday apartment in Nicosia take a trip to the Cyprus Museum with its substantial collection of archaeological artefacts.
When to visit Cyprus
Tourists renting holiday homes flock to the beaches of Cyprus in the summer holiday season. Consequently, late spring might be a better time to book your holiday rental in Cyprus when the flowers bloom and there is still a good amount of sunshine. With a variety of historical sites, a vibrant nightlife and fascinating archaeological sites, Cyprus is a great location in which to rent a holiday house at any time of the year.
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Property no. 1146393
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Peyia, West coast Cyprus
Holiday home for max. 6 personsApprox. 170 m², 3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, pets not allowed, satellite TV, Complete WLAN coverage, washing machine, dishwasher, non-smoking property, sandy beach approx. 5 km, pool, sea/lake view, hot tub
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Peyia, West coast Cyprus
Holiday apartment for max. 4 adults + 2 childrenApprox. 85 m², 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, pets are allowed (on request), TV, Complete WLAN coverage, washing machine, non-smoking property, sandy beach approx. 3 km, communal swimming pool
Property no. 757444
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Peyia, West coast Cyprus
Studio for max. 2 personsApprox. 36 m², pets not allowed, TV, dishwasher, sandy beach approx. 5 km, communal swimming pool