Olympic Lagoon Paphos
The Olympic Lagoon Paphos has an enviable location. The beach is on its doorstep, as well as being a five-minute drive to the centre of Paphos town. It’s all about luxury at this resort. From the rain showers in every room to the five restaurants, you can well and truly indulge yourself here. The heart of the hotel is its pools. There’s a handful to choose from, including a beach-style one with waterfalls and an adults-only pool with whirlpool baths. Children have their own pool with slides and a fun Mayan theme. Other activities include sports, aerobics, a kids’ club, arcade games and a crèche. There are five restaurants to choose from, including Japanese, American and local meze cuisine. And after food, there’s Broadway-style musicals and shows to watch.
Overview of Paphos, Cyprus
Holidays to Cyprus, in particular Paphos, are all about Blue Flag beaches, lively nightlife and ancient ruins. Throw in the fab facilities of the Olympic Lagoon Paphos and you’ve got a real scorcher of a holiday! On the west coast of Cyprus, Paphos is made up of hilly terrain that culminates in a charming harbour surrounded by restaurants, cafés and bars. The town’s beach is small but is overlooked by a Medieval castle. There are plenty of sunbathing spots, both on the sand and on wooden decking. You can enjoy a wide range of day trips from Paphos too, from visiting 1,000-year-old tombs and the Baths of Aphrodite to the gorgeous coastline of Coral Bay.
Things to do in Paphos, Cyprus
When you’re not soaking up the sun by the pool at the Olympic Lagoon Paphos, spend the day wandering around the narrow streets of Paphos. There’s a covered market every weekend, so you can browse and shop ’til your heart’s content. It’s the best place to find souvenirs with everything from handmade crafts to local lace and silverware. Further out from Paphos is the Vouni Panayia Winery where you can try some of the rich, ageing wines. A shorter drive is Coral Bay in Peyia. It’s a huge Blue Flag beach surrounded by upmarket bars and the perfect way to spend the day. Life in Paphos is a chilled-out affair offering seafront pubs and restaurants to lazy days spent on the beach. The surrounding coastline makes for gorgeous walks, while the UNESCO-listed ruins and heritage sites are a wonder to behold. Paphos holidays are relaxed and filled with sunshine and great food.