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Sustainable destination Paphos, Cyprus

Home and birthplace of the mystical Greek Goddess Aphrodite is the Paphos Region.

Situated in the southwest of Cyprus, is has this lovely subtropical-Mediterranean climate and high quality natural environment. The region is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The sandy beaches of the Akamas peninsula are the breeding place of the green and the Loggerhead turtles, who’s number have increased thanks to the Sea Turtle Conservation Project! The Paphos region is a top 100 sustainable destination by Green Destinations.

sustainable destination Paphos

Sustainable destination Paphos Region vision and main commitment to sustainability and to responsible tourism aims to harness tourism demand with the supply of tourism resources with the involvement of the local producers and their communities in order to develop a sustainable approach to tourism in Paphos Region. Offering a memorable experience for the tourist, this approach also provides a clear economic benefit to local communities, coastal towns and villages marginalized by mass tourism, while minimizing adverse socio-economic and environmental impact. Through numerous projects Paphos Region with local stake holders demonstrate the benefits that sustainable tourism has to the environment, the society and to the economy of the island protect the natural environment, promote local culture and traditions and inform and educate locals and visitors regarding sustainability issues.

most sustainable hotels

Paphos Gardens Holiday Resort

4.04 kg
7.9 711 reviews

Aphrodite Hills Golf & Spa Resort Residences – Apartments

18.80 kg
8.6 184 reviews

Coral Beach Hotel & Resort Cyprus

22.96 kg
7.8 960 reviews

Nicosia Central Park Residences

1.16 kg
9.3 181 reviews

Pari Holiday Studio

1.71 kg
9.4 176 reviews

Suluca Homes

2.34 kg
8.7 133 reviews

Rix Palm Apartments

2.00 kg
7.9 164 reviews

Deniz Konak Boutique Hotel

1.85 kg
8.1 165 reviews

things to do

Kourion, near Episkopi, Limassol, Cyprus: head down the mountains, spotting wild sheep as you go. Although it’s outside the official Paphos region, the ancient site of Kourion is worth the detour. Perched dramatically on a hillside overlooking the sea, this is one of the most important archaeological sites on the island. Its magnificent 2,000-seat amphitheatre is still used for summer productions, maybe you can visit one!
Chrysorrogiatissa Monastery, Pano Panagia northeast of Paphos town in the foothills of the Troodos Mountains is this 12th-century monastery, which contains a museum celebrating Byzantine art. The sight is beautiful on its own, but the views over cedar and cypress-covered hillsides makes it even more spectaculair.
Troodos Mountains for a change of scenery, you could always go to the Troodos Mountains for a nice and quit walk. It’s the largest area on the island, with Cyprus’ tallest peak, Mount Olympus perched on it! Start at the foothills near the sleepy old villages and terraces filled with olive groves and vineyards.
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