PETRA TOU ROMIOU BEACH
It is said that the mythical Greek goddess of love Aphrodite was born here. A magnificent beach encompassed by large rocks and luscious sand it is often a place where artists and poets come to draw inspiration. Two large rocks- a landmark in Cyprus, are called Petra tou Romiou in Greek (translated in to English it means ‘Rock of the Greek’). The rock is said to have been hurled by Digenis Akritas powerful Byzantine warrior in an attempt to prevent a raid of the island by Arab pirates. The beach is named after these rocks and is perfect for leisurely walks and being alone. It is also an ideal place for honeymooners.