Aphrodite's Rock, Kouklia

3.3
#1 of 8 in Nature in Paphos District
Legend says that Aphrodite, the goddess of love and beauty, rose from the waves at Aphrodite's Rock on the shore of the Mediterranean Sea. Other legends state that if you swim three times around the rock, you'll be rewarded with eternal youth, beauty, luck, or fertility for life. Either way, if you go for it, apply plenty of sunblock beforehand. Nestled between Paphos and Limassol, far from the city, this pebble-and-stone beach presents one of the top photography spots on the island. The water is significantly colder than at most tourist spots, providing a refreshing break during the hottest months. Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Kouklia trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.
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  • Great place to have a break with the waves on the backgroung, great sunset spot and quite mystical. It's worth to go!  more »
  • it was nice place, kids loved playing with rocks on the beach (basically no sand, only big rocks which made it interesting beach).  more »
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