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Aphrodite's Rock, Kouklia

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Geologic Formation · Nature / Park
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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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  • We were a group of travellers from Canada, and visited this beautiful beach after our morning trip to Kourian. It is a very calm and relaxing area. We all enjoyed paddling in the waters from where... 
    We were a group of travellers from Canada, and visited this beautiful beach after our morning trip to Kourian. It is a very calm and relaxing area. We all enjoyed paddling in the waters from where...  more »
  • we parked the car in the car park and didn't see the tunnel next to the shop to take you across the road to this place. So we crossed the road jumped a small barrier and WOW.. An absolutely beautiful....  more
    we parked the car in the car park and didn't see the tunnel next to the shop to take you across the road to this place. So we crossed the road jumped a small barrier and WOW.. An absolutely beautiful....  more »
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  • Nice rock beach. Kiosk for refreshments but no bathrooms. Road to the actual viewpoint is closed currently
  • A nice place with a nice story. It is worth a ride if you combine it with a visit to the beach next to the rock. No sandy beach but little grit.

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