Aphrodite Hills is an award-winning integrated 5-star luxury sports, leisure and real estate resort just outside Paphos, Cyprus - making it one of the most prestigious holiday destinations in the Mediterranean! Situated in an area steeped in Cypriot culture, it is conveniently located just 15 minutes away from Paphos International Airport. It overlooks the very area where Aphrodite, the goddess of love, is said to have emerged from the waves.
Aphrodite Hills Resort offers its guests a choice of luxury accommodation, an 18-hole championship golf Course and golf academy, the Greco-Roman award-winning Retreat Spa, high quality kids clubs and beach clubs, as well as much more including of course the Annabel Croft Tennis Academy.
Glorious sunshine and a warm welcome greets tennis players from as early as February until late November making this destination a great option for some low season tennis groups and packages. During the summer time and other school holidays, the resort is predominently family driven, with scheduled entertainment, a full choice of restaurants and excursions both on and off the resort.
Facts at a glance:
- The Mediterranean’s finest 578 acre integrated sports & leisure resort.
- Aphrodite Hills rentals luxury villas and apartments
- Sensatori Resort Hotel
- 18-hole championship golf course with Golf Academy & Clubhouse.
- The Retreat Spa - an ultra-luxurious, award-winning Spa with 27 treatment rooms, Health Club, thermae, pool, sun deck & garden.
- The Annabel Croft Tennis Academy including 8 championship tennis courts - 4 clay & 4 hard courts.
- The Pirates Village kids club for children aged 3-12 years
- The Village Square with a selection of shops, restaurants, bars & Byzantine style St. Catherine’s Chapel..
- Two private Mediterranean Beach Clubs.
- Sweeping views over the Mediterranean, the golf course & unspoilt natural landscape.
- Charming architecture inspired by traditional Cypriot village style.
- Easily accessible - just 15 minutes from Paphos International Airport.
There are many dining options at Aphrodite Hills with over 15 restaurants located around the resort. All of our tennis holiday packages can feature half board upgrades and there are special offers throughout the year offering this service for free!
Players staying in apartments or villas, can experience the Aphrodite Hills “Dine Around” experience where a number of restaurants can be used on your half board package. Half board also includes breakfast at the wonderful restaurant in the golf clubhouse which is only a 5 minute walk from your accommodation. Players looking to opt for a self-catering package can take advantage of the local supermarket located on site or simply make reservations for each evening that you are staying in the resort – there is a wide range of choice but we do recommend always making a booking early, especially in the school holidays.
Half board, full board and all-inclusive packages are available as upgrades to your hotel package as well with a range of restaurants open to players at both of our featured hotels throughout the year.
Players looking to venture outside of the resort can take advantage of the many restaurants in the towns of Kouklia, Pissouri or Paphos. There are also a wide range of excursions that can be taken to compliment your tennis coaching package and our team at the tennis academy are happy to recommend some of the most popular attractions and restaurants in the local areas and arrange any transfers that are required.
At Aphrodite Hills, children have always been looked after with tender love and care and there are a range of kids clubs services that can be accessed if you have booked a family tennis holiday.
There are 3 main kids club that are available to guests with access based on your chosen accommodation. The biggest kids club on site is the Pirates Kids Club that is available to guests staying at the Sensatori Hotel. It features a range of pools, activities and creche services that are included free of charge during your stay.
For guests booking an apartment or villa, the holiday residences runs a kids club which offers a daily range of activities for children aged 3-11yrs old as well as creche services for infants. Kids club vouchers are given complimentary with your stay up to a value of 20 hours but are chargeable thereafter. Please make enquiries when you check in about this service. This kids club is located conveniently in the Village Square.
The Columbia Beach Resort offers its own on site kids club which is free of charge and features a range of appropriate activities based around the resort and on the beach for kids aged 3-13yrs. There is also a creche service available. The resort also offers a range of evening activities for children to enjoy that are great fun for the whole family to enjoy.
Aphrodite Hills is an award winning integrated sports resort and offer all of our tennis players a chance to upgrade their tennis package to include other sports activities. If you are interested in adding any of the following features to your holiday, simply ask when making your booking.
Combine your tennis coaching with a game of golf…
The first ever leisure and golf development of its kind in Cyprus, Aphrodite Hills Resort is home to a magnificent 18-hole championship golf course, spreading over 6,299m 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 officially opened in 2002 and was designed by the acclaimed architect, Cabell Robinson. 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 metre gorge dividing tees at the signature 7th hole and is the perfect opportunity to put your skills to the test.
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Relax after a hard game of tennis at the Retreat Spa..
The Retreat Spa is an award winning facility located on an elevated part of the Resort above the Mediterranean Sea. With spectacular views, state-of-the-art facilities and an expert team of therapists awaiting residents, guests and local visitors, this is the ultimate in top-to-toe pampering for the mind, body and soul.
A total of 27 tranquil treatment rooms offer a variety of idyllic possibilities from private to couple’s rooms, specialized hydrotherapy , spa manicure and pedicure rooms , Thai rooms and outdoor massage pavilions.
Day passes, special group rates, pre-booked single treatments, Spa discovery rituals and half / full day packages are all available at The Retreat Spa. Guests can also partake in bathing rituals, sport and Spa combinations and long stay packages of between two and five days.
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Venture off trail and visit Aphrodite’s Riding Club..
The Aphrodite Hills Riding Club offers horse riding experiences in the forestry land of Lakkos Tou Frangou, which is adjacent to the north end of the resort. Located in an area of outstanding beauty, the horse riding facilities are available for all ages and abilities.
The 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
Make a splash at a waterpark or relax at the beach..
If you are looking for some activities off site, then why not pack your swimming costume and head to the beach or to a nearby waterpark. The beach clubs offer a range of services for guests staying at Aphrodite Hills including watersports, scuba diving or the chance to simply soak up the sunshine. Aphrodite Hills has 2 beach clubs available to guests:
The Cove of Aphrodite Hills is a pebbled beach directly in front of the Resort entrance operating in July and August. Accessed by shuttle from the InterContinental Aphrodite Hills Resort Hotel, the Cove provides a drinks & snacks kiosk, sun beds, umbrellas and beach towels.
The Zias Beach Club is located within 15 minutes drive from the Resort, offering a pebbled/sandy, child-friendly beach. This beach club, which operates from mid-April to October, consists of two areas – the complimentary beach facilities (sun beds, umbrellas, beach towels), and the bar and restaurant facilities.
Of course, if you are staying at the Columbia Beach Resort, the beach is right on your doorstep with a wide range of services available to guests. Please bear in mind that all watersports are seasonal and generally run from May-October.
There are two waterparks running throughout the summer in nearby Paphos and around 40 minutes away in Limassol. Both offer great days out for the whole family but we recommend hiring a car and taking the longer journey to Limassol.
Brush up on local history at the Tomb of the Kings, visit Paphos Zoo, or swim around Aphrodite’s Rock where the legend all began…
Should you look to venture further off-site, Cyprus offers numerous opportunities to immerse yourself in the local history of the island. There are a range of excursions available suitable for all ages with some just a short transfer from Aphrodite Hills or the Columbia Beach Resort Hotel. Simply ask your concierge for further information or perhaps plan your holiday to include an extra day away from the tennis courts to take advantage of the local areas of interest.