Polis holidays are perfect for anyone who would like to spend their days getting a true taste of Cyprus. The main town square has cafes, fish restaurants, tavernas and shops. The nearest beach is a short distance from the main square, where you’ll find quiet, sandy shores dotted with a small selection of amenities. Polis boasts a Blue Flag Beach status with magnificent bright golden sand and ample room to sunbathe and simply relax.
Local Markets and Shopping
The main town square has a small number of shops and a couple of bakeries’ where you can pick up your morning breakfast. Further on the outskirts you will find a large supermarket, banks, a pharmacy and the tourist information office. There's a farmer's market in the old town of Paphos where, at the weekends, you'll see the locals out and about. If you're after some retail therapy, try the Kings Avenue Mall in Paphos.
Bars and Restaurants
Polis main square is the place to come for experiencing some excellent cuisine, there are plenty of traditional tavernas, fish restaurants, cafes and bars. It’s a pleasant place at all times of the day from a morning coffee through to an evening dinner with traditional Cypriot music. So, why not try the locally sourced swordfish, octopus or king prawns?
Polis’s sweeping beach has bright golden sand with shallow turquoise waters, perfect for taking a dip in to the cool water and going for a swim or snorkelling. If you prefer to just lay on the sand taking in the beautiful scenery, there are plenty of sunbeds and parasols for hire. You’ll find a range of watersports available for those of you who are adventurous including water skiing, wakeboarding and banana boat.
In Polis, visit one of the parks where you can enjoy a picnic. Heading into Paphos, you can spend the day at the Aphrodite Waterpark which has rides and attractions to suit all ages. Alternatively, why not visit Paphos Zoo or head to Coral Bay, 40 minutes away by car, for a round of crazy golf?
Places of Interest
Akamas Peninsula is one of the most popular places to visit, with breathtaking lagoons and secluded bays – perfect terrain for a hike or cycling along the trails. If you don’t fancy either of them why not opt for a jeep safari tour or even hire a vehicle to marvel at the amazing scenery. Don't forget to stick around long enough to watch the spectacular sunset.