Polis, Cyprus

Polis is a relaxed and refined resort where visitors can still experience a taste of true Cyprus with traditional red tiled roofs, white washed walls and winding streets. Polis is certainly the place for those who like to take it easy.


The pretty village of Polis is just a 30-minute drive from the bustling resort town of Paphos, retaining its original charm it features narrow streets, relaxed tavernas and makes a great base for those looking for a relaxed and/or active holiday in real Cypriot surroundings.

Polis provides all the needs for holidaymakers with banks, pharmacies, restaurants, tavernas, vehicle rental and taxi services. Along with all types of accommodation from self catering apartments and villas to simple hotels and holiday villages.

The transfer time is around 60 minutes from Paphos Airport and 2 hours from Larnaca Airport.

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Polis Hotels (7)

Villas with private pools set on a peaceful and relaxing family run complex, next to a long beach and surrounded by orange groves, nature and countryside...

The Akamanthea Holiday Village has a remote location between the village of Polis and Latchi Harbour both approx 2km away, while the beach is just a 10-minute stroll away....

Studios and one bedroom apartments with all the essential services of a family-friendly hotel, close to the centre of Polis...

This is an ideal choice for anyone seeking a relaxing and rejuvenating stay close to nature. Most suited to couples and the young and lively....

The Stephanos Hotel Apartments are a small internationally well known accommodation and offers traditional Cypriot hospitality with a personalised service....

Modern and contemporary styled Spa hotel with a choice of penthouses and 1 or 2 bedroom spa suites...

This hillside location allows guests to enjoy the fantastic views over the Akamas region....


Just 10km from Polis is the small village of Droushia, it's set on the high ground of the Laona plateau and is a traditional village featuring old stone houses with narrow winding streets. Its position allows for a cooler climate and amazing views across Chrysochou Bay and the towns of Latchi and Polis, the Akamas Peninsula and Troodos Mountains. This small village has a choice of coffee shops, supermarket and some welcoming tavernas, a great choice for anyone seeking the experience of a typical Cypriot village.

Things to do

The region boasts some excellent opportunities to enjoy outdoor activities, such as hiking, cycling, horse-riding, diving and even golf (the Tsada Golf Course is 25mins away).

The Akamas Peninsula is within easy reach of Polis, and can be explored by boat, Jeep or foot. This scenic corner of Cyprus is a protected natures reserve and home to the deep Avakas Gorge, Lara Bay a nesting ground for the protected loggerhead and green back turtles, and the Baths of Aphrodite (believed to be the bathing place of the Goddess of love and beauty).

Next to Polis is the picturesque fishing port of Latchi (Latsi), famed for its fish restaurants, Latchi is a great place to enjoy water-sports or take a boat ride to Akamas.

Graph displaying average temperatures throughout the year at Polis


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