Kato Paphos Cyprus

Kato Paphos seafrontKato Paphos area is the heart of tourism for Paphos. Most of the hotels, restaurants, and bars are gathered in this area. At the same time, local people visit the area very frequently, so Kato Paphos is the area where everybody mixes up and mingle. There are also a lot of attractions and things to do in the area.
It is a part of Paphos town, which is practically divided into two distinctive areas, Kato Paphos and upper Paphos. Kato Paphos is the area by the sea, while Paphos old town is about 2 km in the inland.

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 Kato Paphos attractions

There are numerous attractions in the area. Paphos harbour, Kato Paphos archaeological park, Paphos Aphrodite water park, Panagia Chrysopolitissa church and Saint Paul's pillar, Agia Solomoni catacombs, Tombs of the Kings are among them.

Kato Paphos beaches

There are some small yet nice beaches in Kato Paphos area. Some of them are awarded a Blue Flag which means that they meet certain criteria such as clear waters, amenities for swimmers and lifeguards. For more information see the dedicated page on Kato Paphos beaches.

Kato Paphos nightlife

Kato Paphos is the heart of Paphos nightlife. There are many places where you can find cafes, restaurants, bars and pubs as well as dancing clubs. Ayiou Antoniou street, the well-known street bar of Kato Paphos, is the place to go for a rather intense night out. There are also a number of beach bars, especially in the area of Riccos beach to the west of Kato Paphos, where you can go for a different night out and join a beach party.

How to get to Kato Paphos

If you drive a car, then just follow the road signs towards Kato Paphos, they are clear and it is almost impossible to get lost. There are also local buses which you can use to get to Kato Paphos. They have regular routes connecting all areas of Paphos with Kato Paphos, from early in the morning until late, from Coral Bay to the west to Paphos airport to the east. Click here for directions from / to Paphos airport. Of course, if you stay in one of the numerous hotels in Kato Paphos, then visiting the harbour and castle is just a short and very beautiful walk.

Restaurants and bars

There are many restaurants and bars in the areas. There are restaurants offering both local and international cuisine. Prices vary depending on the status of each restaurant. Bars and pubs are good places to sit and have a good time socializing while drinking a beer and listening to music. Many of them offer happy hours usually relatively early in the evening.