Paphos or Parekklisia (Parekklisia / Pareklisia, a Greek name Παρεκκλησιά) is one of the villages (municipality) located in the district of Limassol and functioning as an Eastern suburb of Limassol.
Located in Pareklissia area of Limassol, between the municipalities of Agios Tychonas , with the Western side coast and Pyrgos in the East.
In the area of French archaeologists discovered the oldest domesticated cat in the world.
A large part of Paphos goes inland, while the coastline of the municipality is about 900 meters, featuring luxury hotels, located directly near the beach.
The Beaches Of Limassol
The beach Limassol, at its core, sandy, wide and clean. The sand is fine and gray.
The beaches in Limassol are considered to be one of the few beaches in the district of Limassol, where there is a large amount of sand, the beaches are awarded with "Blue flag" - a sign of cleanliness and quality of beaches and seawater.
On the beaches there are all the amenities needed for a comfortable beach holiday: sun loungers and sunshades, toilets and showers, changing rooms and boxes, towers, rescuers and wooden decks. A dedicated area for beach sports and water sports. Beaches also has disabled access.
In the sea a stone breakwaters that protect the coast from large waves.
Lifeguards with lifesaving equipment and services for first aid are on duty on the beach from April to October from 09:00 to 17:00 hours to 18:00 hours in the peak summer season.
The municipality of Paphos has two beaches:
The eponymous beach community Parekklisia (Parekklesia Beach / Parekklishia Community Beach, the Greek name Κοινοτική Παρεκκλησιά Παραλία) is located in the Eastern part of the coast near the Marina in San Rafael.
The length of the beach is about 400 meters. In addition to the other facilities on the beach there is a cafe.
Near the beach and Marina in San Rafael is a 5-star resort, St Raphael Resort , with gardens, two outdoor pools, a Spa centre, a restaurant and bar, two tennis courts and a children's Playground.
Room rates at choice included: Breakfast + dinner or all inclusive.
The Beach Of Santa Barbara
On the Western side coast beach Paphos is bordered by the beach in Santa Barbara.
Long beach Santa Barbara is located in two municipalities of Paphos and Agios Tychonas. The best part of the beach relate to Paphos. In this part of broad sandy coastline and beach facilities. There is a pier where you can take a stroll. Read more about the beach of Santa Barbara...
- The 4-star Elias Beach running on the system "all inclusive", with panoramic sea views, 2 swimming pools and a pool bar, a Spa and restaurants.
Marina San Rafael
Marina San Rafael (St. Raphael Marina) is a small Marina located between the beach and Paphos beach Panagias (Panagies Beach), belonging to the municipality of Pyrgos.
Close to the Marina cafes and restaurants, diving centre and car Parking.
Marina San Rafael is the official port of entry to Cyprus. For a total of 237 seats, accommodating yachts up to 30 metres and draft up to 4 meters. Marinas for yachts are equipped with all facilities including connected fresh water, electricity, TV and wifi (payable locally).
Along the coast of Paphos is a coastal walking trail.
The length of the road is just over 5 miles away, it is possible to reach the ancient ruins of Amathus. The ruins and the Acropolis of Amathus is located to the West along the coast from the beaches of Limassol.
Where to stay near the beaches of Paphos, Limassol
In addition to the hotels listed above, close to the beach Paphos you can stay:
1. On the East side of the beach of Paphos, close to the beach Panagias
Residence Beach Front with terrace, air conditioning, a Seating area with a flat-screen TV with cable channels, a fully equipped kitchen and a balcony with garden views.
Beach apartment Limassol Star Maisonette with sea views and an outdoor pool, 2 bedrooms, a fully equipped kitchen with oven, and a bathroom with a bath, Hairdryer and free toiletries.
Complex Studio Olosuites with free Wi-Fi. The rooms are equipped with air conditioning and a flat-screen TV. Some rooms include a dining and/or living areas. The kitchenette includes a toaster, refrigerator and stove. Features a private bathroom with a shower.
2. In the Western extremity of the coast of Paphos
Apartment Kings Apartment with air conditioning, free Wi-Fi, Parking on site, a dining area and a kitchen with a dishwasher, oven and microwave. Facilities include an outdoor swimming pool.
Modern Studio apartments Limassol Zypern with sea views, free Wi-Fi, a terrace and a garden. Apartment: 1 bedroom, a flat-screen satellite TV, a kitchen with a microwave and a refrigerator, air conditioning, Seating area, washing machine and a bathroom with shower.
Where to go (to go) from Paphos
The ruins of ancient Amathus, which includes the ruins of Amathus and the Acropolis of Amathus.
The most popular among tourists Mall in Limassol - MY MALL Limassol and water Fissure Watermania (the website of the Park).
Park "Cyprus land" or Kiprus Land (Cyprus Land), located in the municipality of Germasogeia, theme Park, where you can get acquainted with the history, culture and traditions of the island of Cyprus. In the Park there are workshops of traditional Cypriot crafts, to manufacture tools and household items, lace, mosaic, pottery, glass, olive oil and honey.
The Central place in the Park is the exhibition dedicated to the history of Cyprus. Also in the Park you can practice archery, watch a short jousting battles, café or take part in professional workshops. Official site.
The medieval castle of Kolossi.
The ruins of Kourion.
Mountain range of Troodos, such as the top of Olimbos or one of the most beautiful and picturesque villages of Troodos - Omodos.
Excursions in Limassol (excursions from Limassol)
How to get to Pareklisia, Limassol
From airports Paphos or Larnaca can be reached by public buses to the centre of Limassol, or directly to the hotel by rented car or taxi. Car hire in Cyprus...
Book a taxi/Shuttle service is possible in advance, even from home. At any time of the day, at the airport, you will meet your driver with a sign, which will be written your name and surname. For taxi is enough to tell us your flight details! Find out the cost and order a taxi here...
From the centre of Limassol
The above line of coast footpath and road Amathountos (B1), lined with cafes and restaurants, shops, karaoke bar, nightclub and public transport plying in the centre of Limassol and next along the Eastern coast area of Limassol.
Distance from the historic centre of Limassol is about 12 - 13 miles.
You can get on 30 bus linking the shopping center MY MALL Limassol with the municipality of Pyrgos. This bus line is one of the most convenient and popular routes among tourists in Limassol. The fare is € 1.50. A day ticket is 5 Euro.
There are also bus No. 33, 80, 95, 95A.