Peyia Village:

It is the second municipality of Paphos district. It is about 15 km away from Paphos town on a hillside just inland from Coral Bay, the village is serviced by a local bus service from Paphos. Peyia has become a very popular holiday destination as it combines beautiful green surroundings, all required services and friendly people. Many people from abroad that visit the area like it so much that even decide to live permanently here!

The village has all the amenities you will need, i.e. Supermarkets (the most popular being “Philippos” which you will find behind the church at the top of the village), Bank ATM, Chemist and Bakeries and coffee shops.

The Village of Peyia started life as a typical, small Cypriot village of stone built houses and narrow streets, on a hillside overlooking the sea 3kms inland from a beautiful sandy bay Coral Bay and 15km from Paphos.

Gym lovers can sign up at the Tower Gym in the village if a more intense work out is desired.

Local Bars are within walking distance of the apartment. There is the Jail pub,The Mill, the Old Cinema, Aleko’s and the Virisi Sports bar to name a few.

Restaurants The village offers a good selection of restaurants and traditional tavernas like Cousins’ and The Pegia Taverna where you can try the local fish and meat meze. The Grande is highly recommended (located behind the Jail pub) along with The Savaas Grill. Virisi and the Old Cinema, Wood’n’good, Haris Bar all offer food and drink and are all within walking distance.

Many of the bars provide a full English breakfast and a Sunday roast!

Entertainment in the evening can be found at the Brewery Bar, Napolli 1522 and Haris Bar to name but a few, hosting live music.

Takeaway places in Peyia offer Fish and Chips, Chinese, Indian and Italian food.

 

The village is very friendly and whilst it has various amenities it retains a traditional Cypriot village atmosphere.

Coral Bay and Corallia beach are blue flag beaches and are the best in the Paphos district.

Coral Bay also offers alternative shops, bars & Restaurants offering a wide range of food from Italian, Japanese, Chinese, Indian, English through to local Cypriot cuisine.

Skiing in the cooler winter months, skiers are attracted to the Troodos Mountains.

Walking/biking there are plenty of walking trails and places to hire bikes.

There are two golf courses within half an hour both are open to the public. A golf driving range is also located close by.

For families activities include Paphos water park, ten pin bowling, Paphos Zoo, boat trips and water sports.

Paphos:

Paphos has a lively harbour with the Kings Avenue shopping plaza, many other local shops and excellent places to wine and dine.

Places to visit are the Pafos Archaeological Park (UNESCO) located at the harbour which includes sites and monuments from prehistoric, Middle Ages and Roman times, the mosaic floors are an incredible sight to see. Along with the Medival Castle also at the Harbour and The Tombs of the Kings museum with underground tombs dating back to 4th Century BC.

Polis and Latchi are approx 30 mins drive, Latchi is a small unspoilt fishing village with an array of fish restaurants with a pretty harbour, Polis is well known for its natural beauty and is well worth a visit. Along the way why not try a visit to one of the local winery & Museum’s (Sterna Winery in Kathikas). Or maybe visit the Sea Caves close to Peyia to watch the sunset in the evening whilst enjoying your favourite cocktail.

There are so many beautiful places to see in Cyprus. For more information on Cyprus before you go visit www.visitcyprus.com

Whether driving around the Island or just sunning yourself by the pool, the Vanessa complex is the perfect place to make your base.