Tala Village is about 8 kilometers north of Paphos. In the Northeast of the village is the Agios Neophytos Monastery. In the south of the village its’ neighbouring village is Emba and from there also Paphos town.
Tala’s first residents date back to the late 1800’s with a population of only 276, in 2001 permanent residents numbered 2540. Tala has become popular with many expats due to the stunning views many of the properties there offer as well as the proximity to Paphos town. It is really a prime location as all areas of Paphos are easily accessed from Tala.
Tala Paphos Popular Village Square
The village square is also very charming with many tavernas, coffee shops and restaurants that are frequented by expats as well as locals. Despite its’ popularity, village has not lost its charm and is not over built and yet many homes are within walking distance.
Tala has many orange and lemon trees as well as walnut, olive, grapevines and a few banana trees that are cultivated there.
A notable personality that comes from Tala is Cat Stevens, whose ancestral home is Tala. His father, Stavros Georgiou, was born in Tala in 1900.