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Aphrodite's Rock, Kouklia

#1 of 9 in Nature in Paphos District
Geologic Formation · Nature / Park
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. Planning Kouklia trip won't be overwhelming when you use Inspirock's itinerary maker.
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  • Lovely place to visit and swim, but pebbly beach. However, the shop located in the car park, if you like to be glared at and growled at like you are the scum of the earth while paying way over the...  more »
  • My favourite views in Cyprus and best location to watch the sunset location in Cyprus, highly recommend  more »
  • Aphrodite Rock, a touristy place with clean blue water, nice to climb the rock and take a picture from above, you can have a picnic on the beach
  • Beautiful wonderful wonderful beach fantastic scenesThings I resemble of the Cypriot God

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