Paphos is best known as the birthplace of Aphrodite, the Goddess of Love and Beauty. The entire city is connected with magical myths, cultural heritage and history. Paphos is packed with archaeological sites that it has been designated as an official UNESCO World Heritage Site. Paphos is the ideal city to have a holiday when seeking to plunge in and discover one of the most fascinating and ancient civilisations. The list of famed attractions is endless!
One of the most famed landmarks in Paphos is Petra Tou Romiou, where the goddess of love and beauty was born from the foam of the waves and then lived her life on the island. Another renowned landmark and miracle of nature is the Baths of Aphrodite, found in the Akamas Peninsula, where the goddess used to bathe her body. As legend has it, this is the spot where Adonis was instantly spell bound by the goddess. Locals believe women that touch the water of the baths are granted infinite love and beauty! Try it out!
Places of Interest – Old Harbour
The Old Harbour of Paphos is a colourful experience and must be seen! The harbour is home to the town’s ancient Venetian Castle, colourful fishing boats and endless roads of cafes, taverns and restaurants, creating a charming atmosphere for all visitors! The Old Harbour area is the perfect place to be to enjoy a relaxing stroll, have a bite to eat and soak in the Paphian magical atmosphere! Every September, an unusual and magical event is hosted in the area, with the illuminated ancient castle and glistening sea offering stunning views to all its visitors.
Paphos offers a diversity of nature trails to all those looking to explore the island’s natural beauty. Setting on a nature track is the perfect way to get a taste of the island’s traditional villages and visit some of the most stunning scenery. There are also a diversity of sports travellers can engage in ranging from water sports to golfing and horse riding. If travelling with children don’t miss the Paphos Aquarium, found in the heart of the city!
The King Jason Hotel in Paphos
It comes as no surprise that the most enchanting and luxury hotels in the world are located on the most gorgeous golden stretches in the world. Undeniably, the King Jason hotel in Paphos is such a place. Located in a tranquil environment, you will get the sense you have never left your home as the King Jason Hotel strives to make your stay as comfortable as possible, leaving you with the impression you are home. The hotel offers its guests spacious and modern-designed studios and suites, with breathtaking views of the deep blue sea and blossoming gardens. The King Jason offers an endless list of facilities and services you can enjoy ranging from swimming pools, extensive gardens, spa services, leisure and sports facilities and a health club. The King Jason Hotel aims to exceed your every expectation.