ScubaDivingVacation.netDiving Resorts & Hotels In Paphos, Cyprus

Cyprus is a great location for scuba diving vacations, surrounded by the year round warm waters of the Mediterranean with great visibility, welcoming people and safe family environment. Add to this great nightlife and some excellent restaurants, not to mention cheap flights to the area, and as a result is no surprise that millions of tourists flock to the island every year. Diving anywhere in Cyprus is a real treat, and Paphos is no exception. Situated on the west coast of the island, the UNESCO Heritage Site at Paphos has some great diving in its warm waters. There are sites catering to all abilities and dive levels, and plenty of experienced diving instructors and dive schools in the town itself, as well as further along the coast. A diving vacation in Cyprus is sure to appeal to everyone, and Paphos is the perfect town in which to begin.

The waters surrounding the town offer a range of dive sites for everyone. For beginners, Paphos is an excellent place at which to learn to dive. There are no tidal waters, and the calm and clear seas offer reassurance to even the most timid. Coral Bay Harbor is a great place to start lessons, as it's easily accessible and introduces the novice to the variety of sea life in the surrounding waters. White River is also an easy dive, as are the waters around St Georges Harbor on nearby St Georges Island. Those with a bit more experience can try Manijin Island, which offers great photo opportunities of colorful growth in the clear waters, or perhaps the interesting Roman Wall which is the remains of the old harbor below the surface. The Roman Wall is also a great diving place for beginners as well, in fact, the majority of sites in the area offer diving for all abilities in the one place.

There are also plenty of wrecks to be explored in the waters surrounding Paphos. The Vera K wreck is a freight boat from Lebanon which sank off the shores of Paphos back in the early 1970s and offers the chance for divers to climb into the bridge and other remains of the boat, which is surprisingly well preserved. Plenty of fish have made their home here, and there are a few narrow passages near the wreck where the most experienced divers can practice their skills. Nearby, there is the Achileas wreck, which sank around the same time.

Paphos is a great vacation destination for scuba diving, and plenty of tourists flock to the area throughout the year, given that the town has its own airport. Many prefer to rent their own villa in the surrounding area for some added independence, and there are plenty of holiday properties with great facilities in the area. Others who want to spend their time enjoying the area, old town and dive sites may want the added convenience of staying in hotels or resorts, and there are plenty on Paphos. Some preferred hotels in Paphos are the Paphos Gardens Holiday Resort and the Pagona Hotel. And those with a bit more cash to spare who are looking for luxury vacations can try the 5-star Intercontinental Hotel, the Annabel Hotel or the Thalassa Boutique Hotel and Spa that offers great relaxation in luxurious surroundings. Like the many dive sites, there is something for all tastes when it comes to choosing accommodation in Paphos, Cyprus.

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