Situated just steps away from the main harbour and beach, you’ll find the charming Basilica Complex. Shady gardens surround a wide choice of self-catering apartments, all with a balcony and a large lagoon pool at the garden’s centre. Many shops, including a large supermarket, are right on your doorstep here, or you can simply kick back and enjoy delicious cuisine from its own traditional Cypriot taverna or buffet restaurant. Basilica Complex’s central location not only provides a great view of Paphos Castle, located on the harbour, but it’s also perfect for a lazy stroll down to the beach or to pick up souvenirs from the local market.
Overview of Paphos, Cyprus
Rising up on the south-west side of the beautiful island of Cyprus lies the mystical city of Paphos. Reputed to be the birthplace of the ancient Greek goddess Aphrodite, thanks to its outstanding beauty, her legend is immortalised in the many historical ruins, tombs and fortresses. It’s this old-world charm of cobbled streets, colourful mosaics and historical museums that will soon have you enraptured. Once you merge this with its stunning beaches, modern harbour and exciting nightlife, you’ll find so much to enjoy and explore on your memorable holiday to Cyprus.
Things to do in Paphos
Cyprus Being so much a part of the unique culture and heritage of Cyprus, the Basilica Complex is situated next door to the historic ruins of St. Paul’s Pillar with its famous mosaic floor. But there’s plenty more to do besides. Close by is the legendary Kato Paphos Archaeological Park, containing temples dating to prehistoric times, impressive Roman architecture and stunning mosaic floors. For panoramic views of the sea, visit the Temple of Aphrodite in the nearby village of Kouklia, while watching the sunset over Aphrodite’s Rock, her ocean birthplace. There’s plenty to enjoy in New Paphos, too. Its modern harbour is packed with bars and restaurants that come alive in the evening. With the charming Basilica Complex situated right in the heart of this amazing city, it’s no wonder Paphos is one of Europe’s most popular destinations. The Basilica Complex neighbours historic ruins, restaurants serving delicious cuisine and streets boasting character, charm and culture.