Pyla is a village located in the district of Larnaca. Pyla is encircled by the Larnaca Gulf, by the villages of Pergamos, Troulloi and Oroklini, and by the British Base at Dekelia. The name Pyla has a Greek origin, and according to one interpretation, it derives from the Greek word "gate" because, in ancient times, the settlement served as the only gateway to the Mesaoria plain. The village has currently 1,434 residents (World Population Review).
Pyla is one of four settlements that are located inside the "green line" or buffer zone, also known as the demilitarized zone separating the occupied and free areas controlled by the United Nations. The village's archeological sites include the well-known "Tomb of Pyla." You can also see Pyla's medieval tower, its three stunning orthodox churches, its tidy plaza, its well-maintained beach, its Folk Art Museum, its Turkish Cypriot mosque, and its Cultural Center. One of Cyprus's steepest coastlines is Cape Pyla, which has dramatic limestone terrain and rocks as well as sea caves.
In Pyla you can find a couple of bars and traditional taverns and the area embodies the very best of Cyprus. In the village the real estate includes houses, apartments and land. Discover the perfect property for you on our listing with 40 houses for sale in Pyla.