With 75km of beautiful coastline, the Pafos Region offers many blue flag awarded beaches making the region the top choice for swimming, snorkelling and scuba diving.
Both young and old can enjoy the many beach activities or opt to just relax and relish the magic of the clear azure waters of the Mediterranean.
Coast and Beaches
With 27 beaches in the district open to the public, and 16 beaches boasting the Blue Flag award for high environmental and quality standards, Pafos is ideal for swimming, diving and snorkelling all year round. What’s more, over 50 coastal hotels (whose beaches are mainly used by hotel guests) offer even greater peace and quiet.
Whether you’re looking for a sunny beach getaway or a cross-country road trip, in Pafos you can find everything you need to plan one the best ever holidays for your family, and the hospitality of the locals will make you feel especially welcome.
Old Town Pafos
A day spent away from the beach should always include a visit to Pafos old town where the local market offers a myriad of goods to take home as souvenirs.
Diving and Snorkeling
Pafos region is the perfect place for diving with its warm and clear sea. With warm waters that range from 16-27 degrees almost all-year-round, the island enjoys one of the longest diving seasons in the Mediterranean, further enhanced by fantastic visibility – thanks to an absence of plankton. An ideal place for training due to lack of undersea currents and close proximity to all dive sites.