Top 8 unforgettable hotels in Cyprus
Best Cyprus hotels that impress their guests with their unusual architecture, entertainment and gourmet cuisine
The 2022 holiday season was marked by the easing of most anti-covid measures globally, which made keen travellers super happy. In Cyprus the hotels are open and ready for the seasonal influx of tourists, anticipating a full season after two difficult years in a row. For those tourists who want to experience not only the beauty of the island but also the carefree hotel atmosphere and excellent service, we have compiled a list of renowned hotels in Cyprus.
Anassa is on the European golden list of hotels. It is located on the North West coast, about an hour drive from the Paphos airport. The hotel is impeccable in everything, including its location – on the sea front, right on the shores of the picturesque Chrysochou Bay, amazing for swimming and snorkelling. Anassa is famous for its SPA with healing thalassotherapy pools and treatments by the iconic Tata Harper farming brand. The hotel has a kids' club as well as 4 restaurants with a variety of cuisines.
2. Amara, Limassol.
This hotel is located on a stunning sandy beach and has rooms with sea views even from the bathroom. The beauty of the island makes any property in Cyprus with panoramic views much more attractive than without them. Apart from the vast panoramic views to the sea, Amara is renowned for its impressive selection of restaurants. One of the most famous is Locatelli, a Michelin-starred restaurant on the premises.
3. Almyra, Pafos.
This hotel has a reputation as one of the finest family hotels in Cyprus as it has excellent childcare without compromising on design or sophistication. A shallow emerald pool, a huge kids' club, children's menu and much more – everything in this hotel is thought of, to make you forget the hassle of life and enjoy happy time with your kids.
4. Amavi MadeForTwo Hotel, Pafos.
Cyprus is a popular destination for weddings and honeymoons. That's why we've included in our list a hotel that has become an exceptional place for an unforgettable honeymoon, surrounded by palm trees. There's a lawn with sun loungers and a beach to relax during the day. For the evening outings you could choose rooftop dining or cocktails at the open-air bar overlooking the sea and stars.
5. Apokryfo Guest House, Lofu village.
The authentic Apokryfo Guest House is ideal for a sophisticated getaway but is also a refreshing alternative to beach hotels. Rooms are set in traditional village stone houses, some with fireplaces or patios. The rooms overlook the picturesque village of Lofu at the foot of Mount Olympus. Here you can take a break from the sea views and the high rises in Cyprus. The traditional Cyprus cuisine at Agrino restaurant, served by candlelight, lends a soulful touch to the atmosphere of the place.
6. Alion Beach Hotel, Ayia Napa.
The Alion Beach Hotel promises not only fantastic sea views or a lush palm garden, but also most of the trendy activities, like evening cooking and dance shows, wine tastings and concerts. Indoor and outdoor sports facilities at the hotel include tennis and table tennis, fitness studio, aqua aerobics, yoga and water sports equipment. And that's on top of all the other standard facilities of 5-star hotels, such as the spa, the excellent restaurants and bars and the swimming pool.
7. Elysium Hotel, Pafos.
Situated next to the ancient Tombs of the Kings archaeological site, Elysium claims its own historical significance. The hotel is built in colonial style with colonnades, mosaics, waterfalls and a designer garden. In other words, it's a journey into a bohemian era for connoisseurs of fine details and aristocratic lifestyles. The staff promise to take personal care of any guest who chooses to stay in this unique place.
8. Columbia Beach Resort, Pissouri.
Located on the southern coast of Cyprus, the hotel overlooks the secluded bay of Pissouri. This place is designed as a small complex of comfortable bungalows with small private pools, although there is also a huge communal pool with jacuzzi on site. The hotel looks like a conceptual village for luxury holidays and relaxation for lovers of aesthetics and privacy. A holiday in a village like this might make you consider gated Communities in Cyprus as the best option for permanent living.