Pafos Region

A cosmopolitan holiday resort, spectacular countryside and fascinating historical sites.

Why visit Pafos Region

Beautiful countryside, a cosmopolitan resort, historic sights as well as sporting activities, the Pafos Region has something for everyone at any time of the year.

Whether you are a sun-seeker, an explorer or someone looking for relaxing holiday with great scenery, there are so many reasons to visit this beautiful part of Cyprus.

Close your eyes and dream of an island that has it all. Cyprus is waiting for you. Plan ahead and remember, better days are coming.
Enjoy Pafos, one of the most wonderful world heritage destination of Europe.


Pafos is amongst the 100 most sustainable tourist destinations in the world and one of 20 top sustainable holiday destinations in the sectors of cleanliness, green and its harmony with the natural environment.
Pafos was identified as a tourist destination that has worked hard to make the difference and to highlight sustainability. In addition, Pafos region boasting the Blue Flag award, an international award scheme which acts as a guarantee that a beach is one of the best in the world. After achieving the Gold Award for Quality Coastlines and a place amongst the Greenest Destinations, Pafos has become well-known for its unparalleled beauty, scenic beaches and rich, rare vegetation and its jewel Akamas National Park.

Getting there

Cyprus is served by international airlines that fly direct to Pafos International Airport form around the world. Numerous airlines fly to the island. Don’t forget to offset your carbon footprint by participating on your trusted projects. 🙂

Getting around

Bus company’s priority is to provide quality service to all our customers and exceed their expectations in area coverage, frequency of routes, comfort, consistency and cost through continuous improvement and customer interaction. Advanced technologically ticketing and real-time information systems are provided. Through the continuous renewal of the bus fleet and the strict requirements, fuel consumption and emissions are contributed as much as greener to the environment. Very shortly, an electric bus will connect several areas within the Pafos city. Additionally, Intercity buses operates all intercity bus route services connecting all the unoccupied cities of Cyprus on a daily schedule and frequent departures based on low cost fares policy. A travel offer that combines and provides reliability, a professional friendly environment, safety and comfort.

Tourism and People

Pafos has been very successful in attracting visitors. With almost 4 million tourist arrivals per year, it is one of the most popular destinations in the world. Pafos, especially at summer, is an amazing destination. It is one of the best family friendly destinations in Cyprus, offering several facilities and a relaxed stress-free family trip.There you can find stunning beaches, historical sites, and exquisite Mediterranean cuisine, making it an ideal summertime destination. Cypriot people are very friendly and hospitable and keen to ensure safety and security for their guests.

Human rights are very well respected in Cyprus.

Travel Tips from our Editor

A Proud Heritage

Pafos has a wealth of treasures for the visitor. Ancient temples, rock-cut tombs and Roman villas with elaborate mosaic floors all reflect the highly sophisticated societies which inhabited Pafos in the past. With a history dating back more than eight thousand years, the town offers a wealth of treasures to the visitor. From the Stone Age, through Hellenistic and Roman times to the Byzantine era, many of Pafos’ ancient monuments are included in UNESCO’s Global Heritage List.

Beautiful Rural Pafos

Pafos combines ideal weather conditions and a choice of diverse accommodation and catering facilities that operate all year round. It offers beautiful countryside, picturesque villages, historical sites, cultural activities, Byzantine treasures, natural wilderness and much more. Rural tourism is becoming an ever more popular trend in Cyprus in recent years. People keen to stay in traditional rural or mountainous village houses. If you prefer the charm of a quiet rural environment to the hustle and bustle of a tourist resort you can choose one of many idyllic places to stay.

Waste Separation for Recycling

For separate waste disposal, remember this color code:
The bins selected, were the SULO1100 lt with foot operated flat lid in colours of brown for the collection of paper and blue for the collection of PMD (Plastic, Metal and Drinking cartons). For the collection of glass we supplied bell type containers in green colour.
Recently, a lot of hotels have adapted new recycling programs for reducing the use of plastic, by replacing the plastic drinking straws with the environmental friendly paper straws.

Sustainability Recognitions

Top100 2019
Pafos is featured in the 2019 Global Top 100 Sustainable Destinations.
Pafos received a Gold Award Quality Coast for the period 2018-2019 and additionally selected as one of the top 20 “most clean, green and in harmony with nature” sustainable tourist destinations.