Nata

Nata is a small village in the Paphos area of Cyprus. It is a small relatively unspoilt traditional village situated on the south-eastern hillside of the Xeros River Valley with approximately 300 residents that is slowly growing due to the number of foreigners wanting to live there. The valley is green in winter but brown in summer.

It has views to the Mediterranean sea and Troodos Mountains. It is approx 20 minutes from the centre of the town of Paphos and about 10 minutes to the sea. Paphos International airport approx 15 minutes from Nata.

Τhe biggest dam of Cyprus, Asprokremmos Dam is located at a very small distance from the village.

The village has a traditional village restaurant known as Perikli’s tavern and about 4 traditional cafes.

It has numerous festivities during the year especially during mid-August for Panagias day which are festivities relating to the Virgin Mary. It has a beautiful church called St. Nicholas in the centre of the village and another old church dedicated to Kyra Eleousa built during the 14th century.

 

Photos by Kostas Papasavva

Top Stories

252 new cases through PCR tests, two deaths announced on Tuesday

Two men, one aged 75 and one 64, both with underlying conditions have died from Covid-19, the Health Ministry said on Tuesday. Both men...

CYPRA owner: I was not convinced

Speaking before the House Agriculture Committee, George Georgiou, the owner of CYPRA slaughter house said he did not do anything illegal and was not...

U.S. federal agency greenlights Biden’s presidential transition

The U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) on Monday told Joe Biden it was ready to begin the formal presidential transition process for him. GSA Administrator...

Cabinet to decide on Wednesday about measures against COVID-19

Cyprus Government Spokesman, Kyriakos Koushos, has told CNA that the Council of Ministers will decide on Wednesday about what will happen as regards the...

Delays in the arrival of postal items due to decrease of flights

The Cyprus Post would like to inform the public that due to the Coronavirus outbreak, a significant decrease of flights to and from Cyprus...

Taste

Squash soup

Ingredients: 1 kg pumpkin, cut into small cubes, approximately 5 cups 2 medium (400g) sweet potatoes, cut into cubes, approximately 2 ½ cups 1 chopped leek, only...

Mezedes

No visit to Cyprus is complete without enjoying the traditional meal of many small dishes known as ‘meze’. This large feast, which has been a...

Prawns with fried cheese, barley shaped pasta

Put the barley shaped pasta into a small pan with salted water, bring to a boil and when tender, drain. Peal the prawns leaving...

Salmon and shrimp sheftalies

Mix all ingredients for tabbouli in a bowl and keep to one side so flavours can combine. Prepare the sheftalies: wash and soak the casing...