Situated in the principal vine growing area of Cyprus, Pissouri is found approximately half way between Limassol (within a 30-minute drive) and Paphos (within a 30-minute drive) and is a great base from which to explore both places.
Pissouri is one of those rare places in Cyprus which has managed to retain its traditional Cypriot character while adapting very successfully to welcoming visitors and is an ideal choice for those looking for a beach holiday, sightseeing break or golf enthusiasts.
Pissouri extends from the traditional village on the hillside, down to the sheltered Bay with its clear blue sea. Split between two distinct communities each possesses a unique character and charm.
At the heart of the village, the charming pedestrianised square offers an array of tavernas and restaurants. There are also banks, a post office, mini market and delicatessen found in the village. During the summer months, a traditional Cypriot night takes place in the traffic-free square, with the dancing and music enjoyed by visitors and locals alike.
The beach at Pissouri is the proud recipient of a blue flag award and boasts a shoreline that extends for two kilometres, from the protection of the Cape Aspro Cliffs in the west to the rockier Mavrorotsos area in the east. In the bay, you will find a handful of informal tavernas and restaurants offering a selection of local and international cuisine.
Two popular golf courses are within 10 minutes drive of Pissouri. Aphrodite Hills boasts the magnificent 18 hole championship golf course designed by acclaimed course architect Cabell B Robinson, whilst the Secret Valley Golf Course offers an 18 hole championship course in a spectacular setting in a scenic valley surrounded by mature trees and beautifully sculpted rock formations. The resort of Aphrodite Hills also offers the perfect escape for non-golfers too at their award-winning Retreat Spa (honoured with the top accolade of ‘European Spa of the Year 2008' at the Professional Beauty Awards). Here you can indulge in the ultimate pampering experience in a sanctuary of calm and tranquillity, leaving you feeling refreshed, relaxed and rejuvenated. A further golf course is close-by; the Elea Golf Course which was designed by Nick Faldo is located within a 30-minute drive of the village.
The popular sights of Petra Tou Romiou (Aphrodite's Rock), Kourium amphitheatre, Kolossi Castle and the World Heritage sites of Paphos are all within a 30-minute drive.
Distance to Airports from the Pissouri area:
Paphos International Airport 25 km
Larnaca International Airport 100 km