Sometimes, on a vacation you just want to go all out, find a beautiful location, an elegant hotel and relax. Honestly, it can be totally worth it. When I think of the exotic mixed with the luxurious, my mind usually wanders to the Mediterranean. The beaches, the food, the history, the weather, it’s all locked in for a really enjoyable experience. When I was researching more into Turkey, for a post I did last month, I decided to take a peek at Cyprus, and was really stunned by its beauty!
The island of Cyprus, an independent country off the southeastern coast of Turkey, has become a popular destination for those seeking an exotic and beautiful setting in which to enjoy an unforgettable trip to a veritable paradise on earth. Pristine beaches, shockingly blue skies, amazing scenery, moderate weather, and luxurious accommodations combine to provide visitors to the island with the opportunity to relax, rejuvenate, and experience the best travel experience of their lives. Here are a few examples of the luxury hotels in Cyprus, all of which offer the finest of service and luxury.
1) Golden Bay Beach Hotel Larnaca: Located on the southeastern coast of the island, fronted by a beautiful beach in the heart of the Bay of Lanarca, this facility offers four restaurants offering cuisines from around the world, and 326 luxurious rooms offering beautiful views of the extensive gardens and the beach.
2) Four Seasons Hotel Limassol: The Four Seasons hotel is also situated on its’ own beach, at the Agios Tychonas, only eight miles from the charming city of Limassol. Onsite restaurants offer gourmet cuisine featuring both local and exotic dishes to titillate the tastes of the most discriminating palate. Luxurious rooms with elegant appointments and internet service, an onsite beauty salon, and an onsite Spa and Wellness Center provide the guest with means to enjoy a completely relaxing and enjoyable experience.
3) Azia Resort & Spa Paphos: This unique boutique hotel is located just a few kilometers from the center of Paphos, and offers airy, spacious rooms, internet service, and an onsite Spa and Wellness Center. Restaurants offer the finest in local dishes and international cuisine, and the Cave Bar offers a variety of pastries, light snacks, and afternoon tea in addition to a wide variety of cocktails.
4) Elysium Beach Resort Paphos: The Elysium Beach Resort is situated on the beach in the historical heart of the city of Paphos. Rooms offer cable/satellite TV, high-speed and Wi-fi internet service, and every room has a balcony offering great views of the surrounding area. For those who want to relax with a massage, or just to work out, there is an onsite Spa and Wellness Center.
In all, the island of Cyprus boasts over twenty hotels with a five star rating, any one of which would be happy to accommodate travelers wishing to steep themselves in the island’s history, culture, exhilarating scenery, and exotic beaches. The island itself offers a wide range of activity choices, from sightseeing at historical sites and monuments, to enjoying taking part in the local night life, to working on that perfect tan on white sandy beaches, or just relaxing by the pool. Even the most discriminating travelers will find a trip to one of these fine hotels and resorts to be a satisfying, unforgettable experience.
So, next time you’re planning a trip, think luxury, come on, we all deserve it every now and then!