Aphrodite Hills Intercontinental Hotel
Aphrodite Hills is a beautifully designed InterContinental hotel located in the exclusive Aphrodite Hills Resort, overlooking the azure waters of the Mediterranean. Experience unrivalled luxury and fantastic family entertainment at Aphrodite Hills hotel.
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The retreat spa at the Aphrodite Hills has been designed to resemble an old monastery and the expansive complex with its soft lighting creates a refreshing change from the more typical dimly lit spa interior.Scott Dunn team
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The traditional Mediterranean style buildings are located around a magnificent swimming pool and beside one of the best golf courses in Cyprus.
The 290 rooms and suites are luxuriously furnished, all with a private terrace and fantastic views over the pool and gardens or the golf course and the sea. Some even come with outdoor Jacuzzis and private plunge pools.
The resort has so much to offer sporting enthusiasts. Hugging the coastal landscape, the 18-hole golf course has dramatic natural beauty and breathtaking views and a tricky hole that demands that your ball clears a plunging ravine. The golf academy caters for all abilities so learners and those wanting to improve are catered for. Guests can also take advantage of the extensive tennis academy with 11 multi surface courts and professional tennis coaches.
There are two beach clubs; The Zias Beach Club, located on a 1.7km stretch of unspoiled coastline that is a 15-minute drive away by a complimentary shuttle service running throughout the day. Or the New Cove Beach Club which opened in July 2010 and is located only 900 meters from the hotel entrance and is reached using a regular and complimentary shuttle bus service from the hotel. This beach club offers a brand new Eco Water Sports facility. The center only uses human or wind powered equipment in order to be environmentally friendly. Guests can rent single or double kayaks, stand up paddles, hydrobikes and much more.
For those seeking a more laid back vacation, The Retreat Spa offers the ultimate spa experience. The 18-beauty rooms, Thermae baths, and ultra-comprehensive range of luxurious treatments combine to make it one of Cyprus' best spa centers. Top-to-toe pampering is the order of the day here.
Aphrodite Hills Resort is also home to 800 villas and apartments spread over the hillside and dotted throughout the golf course. With the breathtaking location and fantastic facilities, these private residences offer a fantastic alternative Mediterranean vacation experience.
There are 290 guest rooms and suites. All interiors are a subtle fusion of contemporary designs and traditional Cypriot décor. Deep orange, red and gold fabrics symbolising the year-round Cyprus sun, are combined with Lefkaritika linen and lace bedspreads. Hand-carved solid wood cabinets and traditional Cypriot ceramics crafted by local artisans, introduce a natural warmth and elegance to each hotel room.
All rooms in the hotel feature private terraces with a pool or garden view and golf course or sea view. Suites also have the option of additional interconnecting rooms, perfect for young families, as well as the choice of an outdoor jacuzzi or a private plunge pool overlooking the beautiful golf fairways and the stunning Mediterranean Sea beyond.
Open from 10am to 6pm, the complimentary Pirates Village Kids Club caters for children from 3 years of age to 12. Fun activities include daily arts and crafts sessions, canvas painting, T-shirt designing and dance classes, as well as fun water and sporting activities, which include water polo, mini-football, mini-golf, table tennis, table top football, tennis and basketball. For older children there is a range of evening entertainment including karaoke, a variety of talent shows, camp-outs, discos and movie nights. During the peak summer weeks, look out for the program of exciting and fun activities that are organized - children taking part in these have a fantastic time.
Teenagers are catered for during the peak season with a club especially designed for them. Open from 2pm to 10pm, there is a range of activities from football and tennis tournaments to cinema nights.
Babysitting can be arranged through the Resort with at least 48 hours notice. Babysitters will come to your room and must be paid at the end of the evening.
The resort has over 14 restaurants offering a true taste of the Mediterranean in delightful settings, all locations offer a tempting choice of chic and relaxing bars, plus casual and informal restaurants. Outdoor cascading pool with shallow end, indoor and outdoor heated swimming pool, sauna, steam baths, health and fitness center, Retreat Spa with state of the art facilities and expert team of therapists, professional tennis academy and 18 hole golf course with spectacular sea views.
The 18 hole golf course, with stunning views of the Mediterranean Sea is paradise for the golfing enthusiast and the Annabel Croft tennis academy provides an excellent opportunity to learn or improve your tennis skills. The academy features 9 floodlit tennis courts – five green set hard courts and four fantastic clay courts which are designed to offer players of all standards a surface that is of the highest quality. Mountain biking, hill walking, horse riding explore the beautiful local countryside by is also a popular activity. Musicals are shown at the Olive theatre and family films are shown at the open air cinema.
Aphrodite Hills Resort is home to a magnificent 18-hole championship golf course, spreading over 6,299 meters and overlooking the site where Aphrodite, the goddess of love, is said to have emerged from the sea. The golf course also has a dedicated 3-hole Golf Academy and magnificent Clubhouse.
This award-winning golf course was designed by the acclaimed architect, Cabell Robinson. Robinson believes Aphrodite Hills to be the perfect mix of challenging pot bunkers, manicured fairways of lush Bermuda grass and generous tiered greens. Visually spectacular, the course expands through indigenous olive and carob trees and is built on two plateaux separated by a dramatic ravine with outstanding views over the Mediterranean. A 130 meter gorge dividing tees at the par 3, the 7th hole is the perfect opportunity to put your skills to the test.
Beginners and experienced players of all abilities are encouraged to learn and improve their game at the Aphrodite Hills 3-hole Golf Academy, where a team of resident PGA qualified golf professionals equipped with a 'full video swing analysis system' can provide the very best one-on-one tuition.
With a large, double-ended driving range, a short game area with a large pitching and chipping green and a 3-hole Academy course, Aphrodite Hills Golf provides the perfect environment for learning golf before progressing to the full course.
|Gym and Fitness||
Located at the Retreat spa, there is an excellent fitness studio featuring state-of-the-art gym equipment. This ranges from cardiovascular equipment, to resistance, and free weights. Qualified personal trainers are on hand to advise guests on suitable training programs. Guests can also enjoy the fantastic aerobics studio and outdoor terraces with spectacular views.
Gym and Fitness facilities include a steam room, full gym, fitness studio, pool, jacuzzi and sauna.
The Riding Club is located in an area of outstanding beauty at the far end of the resort up a narrow track in the forestry land of Lakkos Tou Frangouwhere. Horse riding facilities are available for all ages and abilities.
Stable facilities include:
•Private lessons for beginners or experienced riders
•Trail riding off road in stunning countryside
•Pony Club where children visit the stables to learn about riding and pony care
•Large outdoor arena
|Jogging, walking and biking||
Aphrodite Hills is the ideal destination for walking, biking and running. Bordered on two sides by a natural ravine, it is virtually unequalled in offering numerous, little-frequented trails through unspoiled countryside within moments of your accommodation. The hills surrounding the Resort offer some excellent walking and jogging routes, with well-marked paths and many stunning views. Five kilometers from the Resort, through the village of Kouklia, you can climb to the summit of the local hills. This is a relatively easy, uphill walk, and in 45 minutes you will be rewarded with an unbeatable Mediterranean panorama and be able to see the green of Aphrodite Hills Golf Courses from a completely different perspective. There are a variety of routes for running and trekking, suitable for a wide range of ages and levels of fitness, all easily accessible from Aphrodite Hills.
Mountain Bike Riding Biking Fun for all the Family.
Cycling is one of the healthiest and most exciting ways to discover Aphrodite Hills Resort and its surroundings, from the green golf courses to the stunning cliffs at the Cove overlooking the Mediterranean. The terrain varies from fairly easy roads with some hills within Aphrodite Hills Resort or the miles of flat, easy routes around Aphrodites Rock, to challenging off-road routes and some serious gradients in the hills surrounding the Resort.
Aphrodite Hills offers a selection of mountain bikes for all levels of experience, as well as road bikes, which are great for visiting nearby villages or beaches. Bikes can be hired for as little as one day to as long as a week or more. Helmets, locks and maps are all provided. There are also junior bikes for all ages, with or without stabilisers. For toddlers aged 18 months and over, a child trailer or seat can be attached to an adult's bike.
The Retreat Spa is located on an elevated part of the Resort above the Mediterranean Sea, with spectacular views from the outdoor pool and even the sauna. State-of-the-art facilities and an expert team of therapists provide the ultimate top-to-toe pampering for the mind, body and soul.
The treatment rooms offer a variety of options from private to couple’s rooms, to specialized hydrotherapy, spa manicure and pedicure rooms, Thai rooms and outdoor massage pavilions. Treatments include facial and body treatments, as well as massage and aromatherapy.
Guests also have the opportunity to indulge in the Spa’s ‘thermae’ facilities a detoxifying treatment involving a series of heat rooms progressively increasing in temperature, tempered with cooling hydro showers or ice shavings.
The perfect place to end your session is with a nutritional smoothie, healthy tonic or herbal tea from the Spa Restaurant and Juice Bar, whilst absorbing the relaxing surroundings of the Spa’s sun deck or fragranced gardens.
The Annabel Croft Tennis Academy features four perfectly maintained clay courts and five hard courts (green). All nine courts have floodlights.
Tennis programs are available for adults and children of all levels including private coaching sessions with professional instructors for beginners, intermediate and advanced players. Coaching and instruction includes stroke correction with video analysis to general play. Group lessons for adults, families and juniors of all levels of play, from beginners to intermediate and tournament players are also available. The junior program is recommended for children from 4 to 17 years old. The groups are specifically designed for different ages and abilities.
Location & Directions
Located in the exclusive Aphrodite Hills Resort, overlooking the azure waters of the Mediterranean and just a 10 minute walk into the ’Village Square’ where additional restaurants, coffee shops and bars can be found.
When to go
The climate in Cyprus warm and sunny for the majority of the year with the risk of the odd shower of rain and some cooler periods over the winter. From March/April onwards the weather settles but it can sometimes be cool in the evenings. By May, the weather generally settles in a pattern of long hot sunny days and balmy evenings especially in July and August when it can be very hot. Rain is unlikely but it can happen from time to time. May and October are particularly pleasurable months.