In the perennial sunshine of the third largest and third most populous island in the Mediterranean, Cyprus will take your breath away – surrounded by walls with a prehistoric history, the aura of ancient myths in every city, and an unparalleled island beauty. Seldom will you be in a place with as much history as Cyprus – the earliest human activity on the island recorded in the 10th millennium BC, this Greek island has thrived through the Middle Ages, under the Ottoman Empire and the British Empire, and after much strife, is now a divided state between Greece, Turkey, and the UK. In a place steeped in so much myth and history, you’ll need to be well rested to experience it in all its glory – what better way than in a luxurious spa hotel in the islands best locations?
Where to stay at a spa hotel in Cyprus? Cyprus’ regions at a glance:
Pafos: Cyprus’ tranquil western coast
The beautiful district of Pafos is situated in the western region of Cyprus and has been awarded the title of European Capital of Culture in 2017. Home to some of the island’s favorite destinations – like the Kato Paphos Archaeology Park and Coral Bay beach – Pafos is packed with ancient archaeology and sprawling coastal views. Near the ancient Tombs of the Kings or steps away from one of the coast’s tranquil beaches, your dream spa hotel awaits: regain lost energy in a luxurious spa treatment, fall in love with the sun, and treat yourself to total relaxation on one of the most beautiful coasts. Begin the day with pilates on the beach. Lounge on a raft through sprawling lazy-river pools. Savor poolside cocktails and soak up the perpetual sun of Cyprus’ western coast. Under covered beach chairs and surrounded by the history of thousands of years, Pafos is the choice for those seeking the balance between ancient charm and beachside rejuvenation.
Limassol: The romantic coast of the Akrotiri Bay
The region of Limassol, stretching from the center of the island to the southern coast, boasts ancient ruins, a subtropical climate, and a myriad beautiful marinas and ports. At expansive beachside resorts in the region, savor breakfast buffets in your fluffy bathrobe, looking out onto the water stretching as far as the eye can see. In interiors with a special Mediterranean flair, enjoy lavish dinners spread out before you on sun-drenched terraces or in gorgeous dining halls. In the city of Limossal, situated on the sandy shore of the Akrotiri Bay, find spa hotels which focus on relaxation and rejuvenation. Try a massage with a fabulous view of the sea and you’ll feel yourself settling into a new kind of tranquility. The amazing spa hotels in Limassol are primed for honeymoons, so even if you’re long married or yet to be, you’ll feel the romantic aura radiating from every beautiful suite and personal balcony. If you’re craving a jaunt into the city, enjoy a quick ride on a shuttle-bus to one of the bustling streets of Limassol and savor Cyprus’ favorite cocktail, the Brandy Sour, in the company of friendly locals and the city’s medieval architecture.