Located on the south-western coast of the island of Cyprus and a mere 16 miles from the city of Paphos, holidays in Kouklia are popular for many people. The area is connected with the Greek mythological Goddess, Aphrodite, and the picturesque hills that hug the inviting coastline here really will leave you with a feeling of love. The self catering accommodation in Kouklia often comes with perfect sea views and you can bet your bottom dollar that it will be of a very high standard.
The beaches in and around Kouklia offer plenty of opportunities to enjoy some swimming and other popular watersports. The area has a number of archaeological sites nearby that are well worth taking time out of your holidays in Kouklia to pay a visit. The town itself is reputed to have some of the best eateries in the whole of Cyprus and the coffee houses in the Village Plaza will offer you the chance to unwind and take in the laid-back Cypriot way of life. Why not head off into The Aphrodite Hills for some great hiking opportunities? You will feel that your breath has been taken away - in a good way - at the fantastic views that can be enjoyed over the surrounding beautiful landscapes.
Your holidays in Kouklia and the surrounding Paphos region will reveal the fact that there are some 8,000 years’ worth of history to be explored in this part of the world. This means that you simply have to lock up your comfortable villa in Kouklia for the day and devote some time to exploring the awe-inspiring archaeological sites that exist here. These include Panagia Chrysopolitissa, The Archaeological Park, The Gymnasium and The Royal Manor of Kouklia. These attractions are all conveniently close to any self catering accommodation in Kouklia. Heading into Paphos city for the day will reveal even more historical secrets of the area and two absolute must-sees for you are the medieval Paphos Castle and The Paphos Mosaics.
If you have been enchanted into taking your holidays in Kouklia, prepare to be spoilt by the Mediterranean climate that is experienced here. This means that even the winters are still very mild: typically offering up temperatures of around the high-teens degrees Celsius. Summers can be hot and it is not unusual to see temperatures reaching the mid to high thirties degrees Celsius. Cyprus enjoys a relatively dry climate with around 16 inches of rainfall per year.
People looking to enjoy holidays in Kouklia should book their flights to arrive at Paphos International Airport (PFO). This is within a very short journey time (around half an hour) of the self catering accommodation in the Kouklia area. There are numerous airlines offering cheap and regular services to Paphos and these include Olympic Airways, Thomson Airways, Monarch, British Airways and Jet2.com. Depart from your nearest UK airport; some examples are East Midlands (EMA), Edinburgh (EDI), Cardiff (CWL), London Gatwick (LGW) and London Stansted (STD).