Golf Holidays in Cyprus
Cyprus is blessed with golden beaches with clear blue waters, pine-scented forests and a superb climate. It is the sunniest country in Europe with over 300 days of sun annually, making it a great destination for a golf holiday. In addition, the island has a rich cultural and archaeological heritage. Cyprus is host to European Tour’s Cyprus Open, which is played on the immaculate PGA National course located at the stunning Aphrodite Hills Resort.
Atlantica Aphrodite Hills Hotel 5★
Enjoying a privileged location, overlooking Aphrodite’s Rock, this luxurious resort provides beautifully appointed accommodation. Host to the Cyprus Open in November 2022, the resort has a championship golf course and spa centre which provides the latest in health and beauty treatments, indoor swimming pool and a large outdoor swimming pool. Other facilities include professional tennis courts, horse riding facilities with nature/bike trails and the Pirates Village kids club. There are two main restaurants that offer a combination of Mediterranean and Asian/European fusion cuisine, along with an Italian poolside brassiere.
Nearby golf course: PGA National Cyprus.
Aphrodite Hills Holiday Residences 5★
Host to the Cyprus Open in November 2022, Aphrodite Hills Holiday Residences has deluxe apartments and villas offering panoramic views of the golf course or Mediterranean Sea. All apartments have a spacious living room that joins up with an open-plan kitchen, floor-to-ceiling windows and a private balcony. The units are within a 10-minute walk from the centre. The spa has 27 treatment rooms and an outdoor massage section. The resort provides 9 flood-lit tennis courts. There are 5 restaurants to choose from including The Fig & Olive that serves fine à la carte Mediterranean dishes and Jasmine, which serves Asian dishes with a live cooking station.
Nearby golf course: PGA National Cyprus.
Almyra Hotel 5★
Set in tropical gardens overlooking the Mediterranean Sea, Almyra Hotel is just a 5-minute walk away from Paphos Harbour. Facilities include 4 freshwater pools and a spa. Almyra’s air-conditioned rooms are spacious and come with either floor-to-ceiling windows, balconies or terraces overlooking the garden or the Mediterranean Sea. The rooms have satellite TV, a minibar and safe. The hotel’s spa offers holistic treatments and massage, together with a sauna and gym. The hotel has 4 restaurants offering international cuisine and local Cypriot dishes.
Nearby golf courses: Secret Valley Golf Club, Minthis Golf Club and Elea Golf Club.
Par 71, designed by Cabell B. Robinson.
Having been recently renovated in 2017 with a view towards hosting prestigious international professional tournaments including Cyprus Open in November 2022, The Aphrodite Hills is set up to test even the finest players. It is a resort course with holes designed over the magnificent cliff-tops with lakes and olives groves lining fairways. A variety of tees ensures that this 18 hole golf course also remains playable for all levels of golfer. The course also has a first class golf academy and a three-hole academy course. Opened in 2002.
Secret Valley Golf Club
Par 71, designed by Tony Jacklin.
Arguably, the most challenging test of golfing skills of all the golf courses in Cyprus, Secret Valley Golf is set in a scenic valley surrounded by mature trees beautiful flowers, stunning rock formations and spectacular vistas towards the sea. Additional facilities include a fully stocked Pro Shop and a large practice area complete with pitching area and driving range. Opened in 1996.
Minthis Golf Club
Par 71, designed by Donald Steel.
The first course built in Cyprus is located just 20 minutes from Paphos Town, on an elevated position 550 metres above sea level. Its position ensures cool breezes during the summer months. A course designed to blend into its natural surroundings. The terrain has been part of the Monastery of Stavros Tis Minthis. A two-thousand square meter club house was opened in December 2011, enjoying fantastic views of the golf course and dramatic valley. Opened in 1994.
Elea Golf Club
Par 71, designed by Sir Nick Faldo.
Located in the heart of the prestigious Elea Estate and close to the town of Paphos. This interesting course has numerous natural features with stunning views of the Mediterranean. Also available is the Elea Golf Academy and practice facilities. For golfers and non golfers alike, a visit to the majestic clubhouse is a great 5-star service experience delivered by Elea Estate’s award-winning food and beverage team serving breakfast, lunch and dinner. Opened in 2010.