Villa Calypso - location

 

 

Villa Calypso is situated in the residential area of Pegeia. This large and welcoming village clings to the rugged hills that act as a backdrop to this photogenic stretch of Paphos coastline. Having slumbered through the day, Pegeia wakes up at night and as the evening air cools and taverna tables groan under the weight of fresh food, the village centre comes alive with the sounds of animated conversation.

 

 

The villa is situated in a quiet cul de sac approximately 1 kilometre from the centre. Boasting traditional tavernas, restaurants with international theme nights, wine bars, coffee shops, well stocked supermarkets, delicatessens and a bakery, Pegeia really does have something for everyone.

 

 

Villa Calypso is located just a few minutes away from Coral Bay - one of the most well known holiday resorts in the Paphos district.This family oriented area has become a lively resort with plenty to offer in terms of amenities and activities. The centre of the resort is approximately 1 kilometre away and features a wide selection of restaurants offering both Cypriot and International Cuisines, cafes, bars, shops, a choice of supermarkets, several banks, a chemist and a laundry.

 

 

The resort boasts two sandy beaches, the busier of the two being the popular Coral Bay Beach approximately 2 kilometres from the villa. This sandy horseshoe shaped bay is honoured with a Blue Flag of the European Union. Sunbeds and umbrellas are available for hire, watersports are on offer and there are two beach cafés providing refreshments. A little further along the coast is the quieter of the two beaches at Corallia Bay. Continue still further along the coast and you reach the natural rock caves of the area know locally as Sea Caves, an area which provides ideal snorkelling territory and is popular with local scuba diving schools.

 

 

For a taste of the more traditional head to the tiny fishing hamlet of St Georges from where you can enjoy some of the islands most memorable sunset views and dine at one of the small collection of family run tavernas. For nature lovers the start of the protected Akamas Peninsula is just to the north of the village. Or you can head to the hillside village of Peyia, located just a few kilometres inland from Coral Bay, to sample a traditional Cypriot meze meal at one of its small selection of long established tavernas and village coffee shops.

 

 

Paphos Town approximately 12 kilometres away, was once the capital of the island is now included in the official UNESCO list of cultural and natural treasures of the world's heritage. The remains of villas, palaces, theatres, fortresses and tombs mean that the town is of exceptional architectural and historic value. The well preserved mosaics and the Tombs of the Kings are probably the biggest cultural draw with further archaeological discoveries continually being made. Ano Pafos on the cliff is the main administrative centre and residential district while Kato Pafos, by the sea, is the main tourist area built around the harbour and medieval port.

 

 

Mini golf, watersports and go-karting are all activities available in the immediate Coral Bay area. The Pafos Bird and Animal Park with its daily parrot shows and the Horse Riding Stables which cater for all ages and abilities are both within a 10 minute drive. Extend your exploring to encompass the town of Paphos and the list of available activities expands to include a snooker hall, bowling alley, waterpark, several Heritage sites, attractive harbour area and modern shopping facilities.

 

 

There are 3 golf courses; Tsada Golf Course, Secret Valley Golf Course and Aphrodite Hills Golf Course within approximately 40 minutes drive.