Ideally situated between Paphos and Polis, the pretty village of Kathikas has paved stone roads and a wide number of stone houses. The village retains its old world character whilst encouraging selected new developments. In the heart of the village, there are well-known restaurants and three coffee shops. The church, as always is located in the centre of the village; the village centre has been renovated, now having cobble stone roads, stone walls and other features.
Kathikas has a wide selection of tavernas and restaurants including the Farm Yard tavern, Imogen's Inn, Yiannis taverna, Petradaki taverna, Kiparissos taverna and others. The food offered in the village is often reviewed and it is said to be of a high standard and very traditional.
Kathikas’ central location makes it an ideal base from which to explore such areas as Polis, the Baths of Aphrodite, the Akamas Peninsula, the turtle hatchery at Lara Bay, just to mention but a few.
Famous for its vineyards, the village is surrounded by vines and is renowned for the quality of its grapes. Many of the vines have been in the same family for generations. Two very famous wineries open their doors to visitors, so you can enjoy the winemaker’s craft.
Kathikas is 22kms from Paphos and 14kms from Latchi The village is situated halfway along the E711; being the only primary route that connects the E709 and B7, which are the old and new roads between Paphos and Polis. The nearest school is in the village of Peyia, whilst the local police station is in the village of Stroumbi. The nearest hospital is in Polis