Coral Bay Holidays
"A gorgeous blue flag sandy beach, azure blue waters, and stunning natural scenery, Coral Bay is the ideal place for a relaxing beach holiday."
Coral Bay is a spectacular tourist resort, which is ideal for anyone looking for
beach holiday. It is renowned for its pristine blue flag beach that
encompasses 600 metres of golden yellow sands and faces out onto the azure
waters of the Mediterranean Sea. Coral Bay is also a well-known diving site, and
hides many underwater treasures, just waiting to be enjoyed. It is also
well-located thanks to its proximity to the more populous coastal resort of
Paphos, which provides a vast number of activities for families, young people and couples.
The area that surrounds it, oozes with historical significance, housing a number of Mycenaean and Hellenistic historical sites that will fascinate anyone interested in history. This makes Coral Bay the perfect destination for anyone who wants a quieter and more relaxed beach holiday that still provides access to a vibrant tourist hub like Paphos.
Coral Bay, Paphos Travel Guide
At A Glance:
Coral Bay inFocus
Coral Bay is a popular tourist resort, which lies 6 km from the city of Paphos. It is characterised by its beautiful sandy beaches and rocky coasts, which make it ideal for scuba diving and other aquatic activities, ideal also for anyone on a group holiday. It is also close to the Akamas Peninsula, which cradles the Cypriot coast and provides a vast array of beautiful nature. It is easily accessible from Paphos International Airport lying around 28 km away, which translates to a 35-minute drive.
With a range of different cuisines, dining in Coral Bay will appeal to all tastes, as an international tourist resort, there are plenty of restaurants offering international gastronomies, like Italian, French and Chinese. There are also plenty of local restaurants, which provide traditional Cypriot classics that have been influenced by the many different cultures that have existed on the island. Ouzo is probably the most famous Cypriot spirit and is traditionally consumed with mezes, an array of small delicacies made using fresh local produce (a bit like tapas). You will also find delicious kebabs in Coral Bay, cooked barbecue style over open fires. Along with the fresh golden olive oil and balsamic vinegar that accompanies every dish, fish and seafood, in general, are plentiful on the island, while local wine is also delicious and well-priced. Coral Bay and Cyprus as a whole, have different kinds of food to please every palate.
Tours & Attractions
The resort offers a wide array of different activities, including the famous beach itself, with over 600 metres of golden sands. It is also a renowned diving site, with a plethora of sea caves and rocky headlands just waiting to be explored. There is also a great range of historical attractions in the surrounding area, including the Maa - Paleokastro settlement, the first Mycenaean settlement in the entire of Cyprus and the Tombs of the Kings, a well-preserved UNESCO World Heritage Site. The Akamas peninsula is just a short drive away from the bay, covering a wide expanse of coastal land, it is famous for its wildlife and natural beauty, making Coral Bay ideal for nature lovers.