The quaint cypriot village of Pissouri is situated in the princple vine growing area of Cyprus, overlooking the coast. It is set on the main Pahpos to Limassol road and is approximately 1,000 feet above sea level. It is acknowledge by most travellers to be an attractive and charasmatic village in Cyprus. There is a village square, Greek Orthodox church, several shops, banks and postal service. Family run tavernas serving excellent food at competitive prices, and there is also a varied selection of bars and restaurants. The village has a very friendly atmosphere and most people speak english. During the summer months regular cypriot nights are held in the several tavernas in the village and in Pissouri Bay or visit the amphitheatre where plays, concerts and traditional dance are performed.
Pissouri Bay has become a favourite tourist destination in recent years since it provides a beautiful natural environment with an unspolit sandy beach which has been awarded the blue-flag a symbol of its official certication by European Union bodies as a clean and safe beach. A wide choice of tavernas on and around the beach offer an extensive range of food and drink. Many of them serve freshly caught fish which is a real treat not to be missed.
Spa and beauty treatments are also available at the five star Columbia Beach hotel, open to non-residents who are welcome to use the facillities of the Spa and Leisure Centre payable on a daily basis.
The two communities of Pissouri are unique in their blend of moutain and sea, famous for breathtaking views and also the very mild climate boasting sunshine 300 days of the year. It is an ideal, charming and peaceful resort, that remained unchanged for centuries where one can experience a friendly and relaxed atmosphere far from the trappings of civilization. Whether you are young or old, staying for a while or simply passing through, Pissouri is the ideal spot to totally wind down from the pressures of modern day living.