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Destination guide

Experience Mediterranean bliss with Pissouri holiday lets

Pissouri is a slice of Mediterranean paradise, offering pristine beaches, fabulous food and lashings of old-world charm. The bay is fringed by an arc of gleaming white sand, backed by rolling mountains and silvery olive groves. In the foothills surrounding Pissouri, you'll find secluded villa rentals with stunning views of the Mediterranean Sea. Enjoy coffee on the terrace, lunch by the pool and front-row seats to the island's fiery sunsets.

History

Discover historic Greece with holiday villas in Pissouri

Perched on a bluff and commanding panoramic views of the area, Ancient Kourion recalls the grandeur of ancient Greece. Today, you can wander around the Neolithic fortress, peer into the House of the Gladiators and take in stunning ocean vistas from the Roman Theatre. Nearby, the millennia-old ruins at Ancient Amathous offer a glimpse of the original kingdoms of Cyprus. After a day of ruin-hopping, Pissouri holiday villas make it easy to relax, unwind and savour the sunset with friends and family.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Pissouri

Are you hoping to discover attractions to visit while you're in town? Venture out of your holiday home and check out everything that makes Pissouri a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Aphrodite Hills Golf (6.5 mi / 10.5 km)
  • Secret Valley Golf Club (6.6 mi / 10.7 km)
  • Curium Ancient Theatre (9.6 mi / 15.4 km)
  • Eleouthkia Park (11.8 mi / 18.9 km)
  • Fasouri Watermania Waterpark (14.5 mi / 23.3 km)
  • Elea Estate Golf Club (14.9 mi / 24.1 km)
Weather

Seasonal weather averages in Pissouri

If warm-weather activities are high on your list, August, July, September and June are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 30°F.

Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Pissouri

Nature lovers will enjoy Pissouri for its pristine beaches, beautiful ocean views and beautiful gardens. Whether you're an active traveller or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Pissouri. Here are a few of the area's most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Aphrodite's Rock (5.2 mi / 8.4 km)
  • Kourion Beach (9.1 mi / 14.7 km)
  • Limassol Salt Lake (13.9 mi / 22.4 km)
  • Ladies Mile Beach (16.6 mi / 26.7 km)
  • Alykes Beach (18.4 mi / 29.6 km)
  • Paphos Municipal Park (18.7 mi / 30 km)
Beaches

Beach-hopping near your Pissouri holiday villa

Aquamarine water and golden cliffs make it hard to resist the allure of Pissouri Bay. The Blue Flag-listed beach champions a laid-back vibe and is a haven for nesting sea turtles. For a livelier scene, head east to Avdimou Beach, a beautiful stretch of sand dotted with sleek beach clubs and upscale seafood restaurants. There are plenty of sun loungers and parasols available to rent, while the crystal-clear water is ideal for swimming and snorkelling.

How to get there

Travelling to and around Pissouri

The nearest airport is in Paphos (PFO-Paphos Intl.), located 13.8 mi (22.1 km) from the city centre.

How to get around

Getting around Cyprus from your Pissouri holiday rental

Cobblestone alleys and flower-filled streets mean Pissouri Village is best explored on foot. Pissouri Bay is roughly 3 kilometres from the village, with taxis shuttling sunseekers back and forth. Renting a car is an appealing option if you want to explore Cyprus at your own pace. A set of wheels will also unlock access to secluded villa rentals. Pissouri is a 1-hour drive from Larnaca International Airport, while local buses run from Lemesos to Pissouri in 90 minutes.

Food & drink 

Enjoy Cypriot cuisine in Pissouri

Pissouri Village is peppered with traditional Cypriot restaurants serving local delicacies, like fried halloumi cheese, stuffed vine leaves and souvlaki. Wash down your meal with a syrupy glass of Commandaria dessert wine. Alternatively, stock up on ingredients and craft your own cocktails on the terrace of your Pissouri villa rental. Brandy sours are a local favourite, calling for a shot of Cypriot brandy, a dash of lemon squash, a few drops of Angostura bitters and a spritz of soda water. In Pissouri Bay, waterfront restaurants serve ocean-fresh seafood.

Essential info

Essential info for your Pissouri holiday rentals stay

  • Pissouri is part of the Republic of Cyprus, which means you should stock up on euros before you go
  • Credit cards are accepted in most restaurants and bars, though it's always good to have cash on hand for tipping and small purchases
  • You'll often see a 10% service charge added to restaurant bills
  • Drinking water is high-quality, so save plastic and take your own reusable bottle
  • June to August is high season in Cyprus, with clear skies and sultry weather. Visit in spring to beat the crowds

How many holiday rentals are available around Pissouri?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 530 holiday lettings around Pissouri. From 326 villas to 146 flats & apartments, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Pissouri?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Pissouri:

  • Coral Bay: 438 holiday homes
  • Universal: 235 holiday homes
  • Kato Paphos: 286 holiday homes
  • Old Town of Paphos: 211 holiday homes
  • Melanos: 69 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Pissouri?

HomeAway.co.uk offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Pissouri. From HomeAway.co.uk travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Paphos Aphrodite Waterpark: 2,046 holiday lettings
  • Paphos Municipal Park: 2,248 holiday lettings
  • Paphos Harbour: 2,121 holiday lettings
  • Tombs of the Kings: 2,208 holiday lettings
  • Paphos Lighthouse: 2,149 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Pissouri listed on HomeAway.co.uk where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Villas in Pissouri?

Yes, of course. HomeAway.co.uk offers 326 Villas in Pissouri. Our other popular types of Pissouri holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 146 self catering accommodations
  • Houses: 34 self catering accommodations
  • Bungalows: 9 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Cottages and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Pissouri?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 441 holiday homes with pool available in Pissouri. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.