Drive out towards Polis tis Chrysohous to seep up the charisma of asmall town that exudes peaceful seaside charm. Just a stone’s throwaway is the Latchi fishing village, a favourite holiday destinationof locals who love to tuck into a fresh fish meze at the waterfronttaverns. A boat trip from Latchi will take you into the heart of rockycoves as you enjoy a delightful plunge into brilliant turquoise waters. And if you fancy catching sight of where an ancient goddess enjoyeda cool dip, make a beeline towards the nearby Baths of Aphrodite, apond surrounded by an idyllic luscious landscape and walking trail dotted with fragrant flowers and herbs. Move higher inland to discover a winding labyrinth of villages dottedacross the Laona Plateau including Kathikas, Kritou Terra and Arodes.But if you really want to recharge your batteries, make the most of the sprawling untamed natural beauty stretching all the wayfrom the dense protected greenery of the Akamas reserve to theblissfully quiet area of Pomos. Keen explorers in the area are oftenleft in awe of the Avakas Gorge that etches its way through therugged countryside. With the whole area also providing plenty ofopportunities for a refreshing swim, the untouched beaches areamong the cleanest on the island. Drive out towards Pomos in theevening for panoramic views and the sight of the endless twinkle ofvillage lights while stopping off for a cool drink by the coast to take inwhat dreams are really made of.