Information for Newcomers

If you are new to Paphos it may all seem a bit daunting. We have featured a number of locations you may find it useful to know about.

Restaurants

You won't have any problem finding a good place to eat in Paphos, but if you want some ideas or are looking for somewhere a bit different, then check out the recommendations here.

Health and Wellbeing

Toothache? Broken sunglasses? Broken leg? Or perhaps you need something for your pet. In Health and Well Being, if you are in the Paphos region, we have your covered.

Family Fun

Paphos and Cyprus aren't all about the sun. If you are here with a family, these are some of the sites that can keep you occupied if you want a change from the beach or poolside.

Hi Tech

Here you will find everything techical. From mobile phones, computer repairs and sales, right though to TV providers.

Holidays and Travel

Planning a holiday, and want to know which airlines are available? Or are you looking for a traditional hotel for that special break? Our Holidays and Travel section will be able to help.

Home and Garden

You will find everything for your Paphos home and garden here. From solar panels right through to bathroom fittings, we've got you covered.

Home Services

Need a plumber, electrician or a gas fitter? Or perhaps you want your aircon serviced, or your patio cleaned? These Paphos companies are here to help.

Services

Everything from Car Insurance, Legal Help, to Printing and Photography.

Cars and Bikes

Looking for a new car in Paphos, or do you want to rent? Need a tyre repaired or the aircon fixed? Take a look here.

Blog Locations

We often get asked how to get to places we have featured in our blogs, so we have added a section to the directory that pinpoints the locations. If you are visiting a remote area, please ensure you have plenty of water with you.

Latest Blog Articles

Abandoned Villages - Prastio

The Diarizos Valley really is the gift that keeps on giving. This is the fourth abandoned village we've visited recently. However, this one is a bit special, as it is an abandoned village that is truly abandoned. To get to it, you have to leave the safety of your car, and wade through shoulder-high thistles and grasses. Is it worth the journey? You decide...

The Garden Of Memories is Open!

Last year, St Michael's Hospice Charity Shop ran an appeal to build a Garden of Memories in the grounds of their hospice, for the patients and their visitors to relax in a bit of serenity. Well, today was the official opening, and prior to the big event, I had a walk around with my camera...

Kallepia Caving

We've visited a few shrine caves on our travels through Cyprus. Most of them are fairly shallow though, and don't require a torch to explore. The Agios Konstantinos and St. Helen chapel is different. If you enter the cave there, you better come equipped with illumination...

Abandoned Villages - Trozena

If you've driven over the iron bridge which lies just beyond the abandoned village of Gerovasa, near the outskirts of Paphos Forest, then you will also have driven past the abandoned village of Trozena. Unless you are very observant, you won't have noticed it though, as it is barely visible from the road. It is worth taking a detour to explore the ruins, as these photos will hopefully show...

Latest News Articles

Turtles showing up at Makenzy Beach, Larnaca

Swimmers, lifeguards and regular guests of Makenzy beach in Larnaca witnessed a rare sight of a sea turtle laying her eggs on the beach!

The competent authorities were informed in order to locate a hatchery fence on the beach, which provides protection of the sea turtle nests.

Cyprus ranks 26th globally in access to and quality of health services

Cyprus is ranked 26th in the world in terms of access to health services and Iceland is ranked first before Norway and the Netherlands. At the bottom of the list of 195 countries and territories are Guinea Bissau, Somalia and the Central African Republic.

Illegal Bar still open at Lara Bay, Akamas

A revealing report conducted by Phileleftheros newspaper on the 4th of September 2017, brought under the spotlight the illegal interventions and developments in the Akamas peninsula and more specifically at Lara Bay, home to loggerhead and green turtles.

Paphos mayor, minister and police chief to battle it out

As Paphos mayor Phedonas Phedonas showed no signs of relenting in his accusations against police, the House legal committee decided on Wednesday that next week’s session should put the prime targets of the debate face to face.