Alykes Beach


This is a perfect spot for families with paddling tots, featuring rock pools and shallow, clear water, as well as sufficient sand for sandcastles and that all-important lifeguard. It's located in front of the Annabelle Hotel.

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Nearby Pafos attractions

1. Main Municipal Beach

0.15 MILES

In the centre of Kato Pafos, the main municipal beach is not your standard holiday-brochure-style sweep of sun-kissed sand: the beach area is paved and…

2. Vrysoudia Beach

0.27 MILES

Stretching some 400m, Vrysoudia is arguably the best municipal beach, where you can rent sunbeds and parasols (€5 per day). There is also a popular beach…

3. Hrysopolitissa Basilica


This fascinating site was home to one of Pafos’ largest religious structures. What remains are the foundations of a 4th-century Christian basilica, which…

5. Pafos Castle

0.57 MILES

This small fort guards the harbour entrance and is entered by a small stone bridge over a moat. In 2017, to commemorate Pafos' stint as European Capital…

6. Agios Lambrianos Rock-Cut Tomb


North of the centre, on the side of Fabrica Hill, are a couple of enormous underground caverns dating from the early Hellenistic period. These are burial…

7. Pafos Archaeological Site

0.67 MILES

Nea Pafos (New Pafos) is, ironically, the name given to the sprawling Pafos Archaeological Site, to the west of Kato Pafos. Nea Pafos was the ancient city…

8. Roman Theatre

0.71 MILES

Located on the southern slope of Fabrica Hill and best seen from above (follow the dirt track from Leoforos Apostolou Pavlou just northeast of the Kings…