Peyia holiday rentals
As one of the most favoured parts of Cyprus, with its adventurous terrain and stunning coastline providing incredible views, Peyia lies near Coral Bay at end of the Akamas Peninsula and near Paphos. Not only does Cyprus receive some of the best weather in the Mediterannean, but also boasts some fascinating history and links to Greek mythology. By renting a holiday home in Peyia not only can you bask in the sun whenever it pleases you, but also learn more about the island’s fascinating culture. Tourists are always welcome in this vibrant town and Peyia is popular with English speaking tourists so you won’t have any trouble communicating and integrating into the community on your holiday. When you rent a holiday home in this area you can expect to experience an array of Cypriot cuisine and fantastic outings right on your doorstep.
Fall in love with your surroundings in the coastal village of Peyia:
Peyia covers a large area stretching from the Peyia Forest on the hills high above the village in the north, to the sea in the south, and from the Bay of Maa in the east to the Akamas Peninsula in the west. The towns of Coral bay and Paphos are nearby with regular bus services linking the towns. In the vicinity, there is ‘Aphrodite’s rock’, which is said to be the birth place of the Goddess Aphrodite according to Greek mythology. The mix of golden sand and turquoise water is an irresistible combination which Peyia provides in abundance.
From shipwrecks to monasteries, Peyia won’t leave you disappointed:
One of the unique things Peyia offers is its ‘Shipwreck Trail’ consisting of 2 unbelievably well-preserved shipwrecks, one further out and one close to the shore. Whether you visit day or night these shipwrecks are outstanding and also cost nothing to view! For those who enjoy learning about the local history on their holiday there is the Agios Neophytos Monastery in Tala, which was founded in the 12th century. As well as providing stunning architecture, paintings and an insight into the lifestyle of the monk who founded the site, the monastery is also incredibly peaceful and visitors could spend hours gazing out at the astounding view that the monastery provides. Furthermore, linked with the monastery is the ‘Tala Monastery cat park’ which is a MUST for any cat-lover to visit. Visitors and volunteers are always welcome and the staff are very friendly.
Eat, drink and enjoy yourself in Peyia:
In the town and near to any holiday home you are able to find a butchers, a fish market and a bakery, in addition to the large supermarket called Phillipos opposite the church. Peyia hosts a large number of cafes and restaurants along the main road of Coral Bay. There are traditional taverns to takeawy places to themed restaurants. A similar town nearby is Kathikas, which again has an impressive range of eateries, as well as the Sterna Winery which is a must for any wine connoisseur. There are two airports in Cyprus, Larnaca or Paphos airport, Paphos is recommended for this location (45 minutes by taxi). So if you decide to book your stay in Peyia, you can be assured that you will have a great time!