town of Polis Chrysochous
In spite of its growing popularity as a holiday destination,
the town of Polis Crysochous has remained a typical
example of the traditional Cyprus lifestyle. To discourage
excessive traffic in its narrow streets, a large pedestrian
zone contains all the amenities you would expect from
a small town, including a number of tavernas serving
a wide selection of foods.
Polis (Greek for town or city) counts
itself to be one of the most scenic locations on the
island. The nearby ‘Baths of Aphrodite’,
on the fringes of the Akamas peninsula are a popular
The town of Paphos is located only around forty minutes
south of Polis; Paphos international airport is a
mere forty-five minutes away. These journey times
will be dramatically cut once the new motorway link
from Paphos is completed.
Many activities, including horse riding, hiking,
mountain biking and a vast variety of water sports
can be found in the region.
is just up the road from Tsada
For those who love a round of golf, the Tsada
Golf Course is located
only about twenty to twenty-five minutes away.
The Polis archaeological museum is rapidly becoming
one of the main attractions of the town. Opened in
1999, it houses many artifacts found during archaeological
digs in the area.
The Byzantine history
of Cyprus is evident in the many churches
of the region. Agios Andronikos, a late Byzantine church is possibly
one of the most intriguing examples of religious architecture on
the island. During the Ottoman invasion of 1571, the church’s
frescoes were covered in whitewash to protect them from the rampaging
If you are looking for an authentic taste of Cypriot life, the Polis
Chrysochous region is an ideal destination for your
next holiday. With its tranquil character, unspoiled
sandy beaches and a stunning combination of mountain
and sea views, there can be no better location for
a holiday or retirement home in the Mediterranean