Paphos is a coastal city in the southwest of Cyprus and the capital of Paphos District. In antiquity, two locations were called Paphos: Old Paphos and New Paphos. The currently inhabited city is New Paphos. It lies on the Mediterranean coast, about 50 km (31.07 mi) west of the Limassol (the biggest port in island), which has an A6 highway connection. Paphos International Airport is the country’s second largest airport.

Paphos enjoys a Subtropical-Mediterranean climate, with the mildest temperatures on the island. The typical summer’s season lasts about 8 months, from April to November, although also in March and December sometimes the temperature is above 20 °C (68.0 °F).

Diving is a popular sport in Paphos, with a lot of underwater wildlife to see such as the green turtles! Paphos has a few interesting shallow wrecks to explore such as the ‘Vera K’, ‘Achilleas’ and ‘White Star’. Other smaller shipwrecks include the ‘Lighthouse wreck’ and the ‘Accelo’.