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Paphos is not a typical family holiday destination brimming with conventional attractions and sightseeing options. However, this is precisely what makes it a city shrouded in mystery and a fascinating unconventional aura. Here are some ideas for discovering the unusual charm of Paphos on a family vacation.
Get into the cowboy act at George’s Ranch at Agios Georgios Road and enjoy the countryside beauty of the Sea Caves strip with a pleasant and enjoyable horse riding journey that is complete with stylish riding hats and a friendly guide who takes you through the mystery and history of the region. The ride also includes transportation from a few holiday villas and insurance. This is a super idea for families and large groups to bond over delightful sightseeing sessions. For more details call +357 99647790 or +357 26621064.
You can’t savor the essence of Cyprus’ history, culture and struggle for independence without visiting one of the several museums that foster the illustrious heritage profile of the region. The Paphos Archeological Museum is a good place to get the children acquainted with the historical legacy and archeological magnificence of the Neolithic Age. The Byzantine Museum and Ethnographic Museum are other nice visits for their religious artifacts and folk art memorabilia.
Pafos Bird Park
A beautiful natural getaway that is very popular with kids, Pafos Bird Park located at St. George. Pegeia is a tranquil and relaxing nature park featuring an array of colorful species of birds in the backdrop of lush greenery and a striking landscape.
Aphrodite Water Park
The Aphrodite Water Park is the perfect retreat for a lazy summer afternoon with kids in tow. There is a huge collection of thrilling rides and exciting water pools for all ages including a kiddies pool featuring a shipwreck, the Lazy River, a wave pool and even the largest family rafting center in the continent.
This one’s for the slightly older kids. Go scuba diving along the Akamas or Wreck of Zenobia with some of the most experienced diving schools in the region, located near main harbor of Paphos. Diving equipment is easily available on hire and diving sessions are designed to accommodate all levels of proficiency. This is a nice family water adventure session to discover the coastal beauty of Paphos.
Paphos still remains a relatively undiscovered family holiday destination and offers umpteen choices for heritage and natural sightseeing if visitors look beyond its unassuming façade.