Kissonerga, Paphos


Kissonerga is conveniently situated between the popular beach resort of Coral Bay and Paphos Town. Coral Bay is within a 10-minute drive, whilst the harbour area of Paphos is within a 20-minute drive.

Although Kissonerga produces citrus fruits and olives it is probably most well known for the cultivation of banana plantations, easily identified by their characteristic blue bags rustling in the breeze.

The coastal area of Kissonerga features several hotels, a couple of mini-markets, a growing number of shops and a small selection of eating places covering everything from meze style dining to dishes with a more international flavour. The main beach for the Kissonerga area is the small sandy cove at Vardas Beach which is great for swimming, sunbathing and snorkelling.

Although car hire is highly recommended to help you make the most of your stay, there is a bus service that connects Kissonerga with Paphos town and Coral Bay.

Coral Bay is the well-known beach resort for the Paphos district. This family-oriented area has become a lively resort with plenty to offer in terms of amenities, activities and beaches.

Paphos Town 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 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.

Exploring Coral Bay, Paphos and everywhere in between offers activities and attractions including mini golf, water sports, go-karting, horse riding, bowling, heritage sites, modern shopping facilities, a water park and the Paphos Zoo.

There are 4 golf courses; Minthis Golf Club, Secret Valley Golf Course, Aphrodite Hills Golf Course and Elea Golf Course all within approximately a 30-minute drive.

Distances to Airport from the area of Kissonerga:

Paphos International Airport 22 km

Larnaca International Airport 138 km