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The Akamas Peninsula is located on the western angle of Cyprus in Paphos and it is considered as one of the most popular places to visit. The name Akamas originates from an Athenian warrior, the son of Theseus who came to the peninsula after the Trojan war. The villages that are included in the...
1. Aphrodite’s Rock Beach (Petra tou Romiou) The Aphrodite’s Rock Beach (Petra tou Romiou) is situated in the Paphos district and can be easily spotted on the coastal road between Paphos and Limassol near Aphrodite Hills. It is a wonderful beach that is surrounded by large rocks...
The Baths of Aphrodite are located at the east side of the  Akamas Peninsula in the Paphos district. More specifically the baths are situated near the sea, where the Chrysochous Valley ends, and the steep rocks of the Akamas Peninsula begin. The Baths of Aphrodite are linked with the myth of...
The Agios Epifanios Chapel is located in the Akamas area, near the National Park of the Akamas Peninsula. The ruins of this church form part of the many scattered ruins that existed during the Byzantine years in the Akamas area. In general the Akamas Peninsula was filled with monasteries and...
The Blue Lagoon Beach is one of the most isolated yet beautiful beaches in Cyprus, offering a magical view. The blue lagoon beach could have easily taken the name of heaven. It is also called Isle of Chamili and it is the largest bay in the Akamas region. It is located at the west of Akamas in the...
The Akamas National Forest is situated in the Akamas Peninsula in the west part of Cyprus, in the Paphos district. It is one of the most important areas in Cyprus from an ecological view. It is integrated in the Natura 2000 Network which includes 32 areas characterised as Sites of Community...
1. Petra tou Romiou Petra tou Romiou is located about 25 kilometres east of central Paphos, and it possibly the most well-known coastline in Cyprus. According to legend, Aphrodite the daughter of the sky and the sea, rose from the sea foam and then went to Olympos accompanied by Love and Lust...
Location: Akamas Forest District: Paphos Starting Point : Smigies Picnic Site , 2.5 kilometres west of Neo Chorio in the Akamas Forest. Length : Short route (2,5 kilometres), Long route (5 kilometres) Time : Short route : 1 hour, Long route : 2 hours Difficulty: 2 Points of interest: Viewpoints,...
The Agios Kononas Chapel is located in the area of Akamas, near the Neo Chorio village in the Paphos district. It was built on the remains of an older church also dedicated to Agio Konona. It is a temple made of one arch, which does not follow any particular architecture. It is a rectangular...
A list with 99 Nature trails in total is given below in the table. These are nature trails which are located in and out of the national forests along with important information for a basic update for visitors. It must be noted that the Forest Department is responsible for the management and...

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