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10 Best Luxury Resorts in Cyprus

From its ancient history to sapphire blue beaches of the coast, from a delicious Mediterranean diet to outdoor adventures in the mountains, Cyprus is there to give you an excellent island break. I have fallen in love with its easygoing atmosphere, warm climate, and delightfully simple way of life. You will too. And these best resorts in Cyprus are going to help with that. Beachside, all-inclusive, and countryside-located, these amazing accommodations will guarantee a superb holiday in one of Europe’s most treasured islands.

Elysium - Paphos Elysium - Paphos
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Elysium - Paphos

A leader of the local five-star scene, Elysium doesn’t disappoint when it comes to providing an unforgettable stay. The grounds here are beautifully landscaped, the Byzantine-inspired architecture is gorgeous, and the service is impeccable. Reviews are terrific too. People noted the professionalism of the staff, the high-class dining experience, and the room views. All of it makes Elysium one of the best resorts in Cyprus. You will stay next door to the UNESCO-protected ancient marvel that is Tombs of the Kings archaeological site, with Paphos city center a short walk away. 

Key Amenities: 

  • Multiple restaurants, two bars, and a cafe

  • Multi-level outdoor pools with hydromassage

  • Spa center with a variety of treatments and a gym 

  • Kids club with an amusement center and a children’s pool 

Anassa - Polis Anassa - Polis
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Anassa - Polis

A treat for your senses and tastes, Anassa is the best beach resort in Cyprus for a tranquil escape. Found in the calm and undeveloped northwest of the island, this luxury resort is there to provide the feeling of complete serenity. The epicness of the sea is masterfully woven into the elegant designs here, the units have fantastic water views, and you’re right on the beach. You can choose between well-appointed rooms, suites, and villas (some with private pools) – all of the options are pet-friendly. The complex is located very close to Akamas National Forest Park, a top spot for scenic hiking and cycling. 

Key Amenities: 

  • Multiple restaurants serving seasonal and locally sourced organic cuisine 

  • Spa with 18 treatment rooms, indoor pool, seawater exercise jet pool

  • Tennis courts and squash facilities

  • Children’s pool and mini-club

Columbia Beach Resort - Pissouri Columbia Beach Resort - Pissouri
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Columbia Beach Resort - Pissouri

The unhurried pace and extra-picturesque surroundings are features that define Columbia Beach Resort. Every element here works for your complete relaxation. Take dips in the Blue Flag-certified beach or a gorgeous lagoon-style outdoor pool, find bliss during a luxurious treatment at the spa or enjoy the warmth of the sauna. It’s going to be inspiring and self-indulgent here. The living experience is excellent too, you’ve got many various types of suites that cater to all kinds of vacationers. Families would love the bigger rooms, and couples can choose honeymoon units with private pools.

Key Amenities: 

  • Spa with 6 treatment rooms, a plunge pool, and a sauna

  • On-site gym with yoga and aerobics classes

  • Half-board and full-board options at multiple gourmet restaurants 

Annabelle - Paphos Annabelle - Paphos
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Annabelle - Paphos

Aesthetically flawless, Annabelle is one of the best resorts in Cyprus. Family-run, deeply rooted in the local traditions, and proudly sharing the Cypriot culture with the guests, it’s your best pick for a rewarding five-star leisure in Paphos. You’ve got a perfect combination of an urban beach hotel (the city’s famous sea promenade is right at the doorstep) and a serene retreat. Gardens are a special kind of Mediterranean perfection, on-site dining is exquisite, and the water-facing spa is as luxurious as it gets. 

Key Amenities: 

  • Free-form pool with cascading waterfalls and swim-up bar

  • Explorer Kids’ Club with activities and animation 

  • Cypriot cuisine at the on-site restaurants with terraces

Azia Resort & Spa - Chloraka Azia Resort & Spa - Chloraka
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Azia Resort & Spa - Chloraka

Occupying a striking part of the western coast, Azia is a quintessential seaside resort. There’s one thing, though, that makes it stand out. Its Morokambos Plantation boasts more than 15,000 plants and ensures that all the food and drinks that are served at bars and restaurants are as fresh as it gets. Apart from that, you’ve got magnificent grounds drowning in greenery, beautifully-designed rooms inspired by Cypriot nature, and breathtaking sea and mountain views from all the spaces. Families will love the kids club and playgrounds, while romance seekers have adult-only pool areas for a more balanced holiday. 

Key Amenities: 

  • Lagoon-shaped pool with a swim-up bar, baby pool, and adults-only pool with hydromassage

  • Spa with Hammam, whirlpool, sauna, and steam bath

  • Thematic activities and sports sessions for kids and adults

Grecian Park - Protaras Grecian Park - Protaras
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Grecian Park - Protaras

Boasting absolutely marvelous location above Konnos Beach and close to the stunning Cape Greco Peninsula, Grecian Park doesn’t hold back when it comes to Mediterranean opulence. Ideal for a romantic break, this resort has some of the best room vistas on the whole island and comes with a plethora of excellent restaurants that allow you to admire the view as you dine. The beach with crystal-clear water is right below the hotel and you’ve got two spectacular outdoor pools to splash and sunbathe. 

Key Amenities: 

  • Technogym-equipped modern fitness center 

  • Spa with specialty massages, waxing, nail and body treatments

  • Japanese, Italian, Cypriot, and International cuisine at alfresco restaurants

Almyra - Paphos Almyra - Paphos
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Almyra - Paphos

With its minimalist chic interiors, devotion to contemporary, and slick dark blue and white palette, Almyra is a more fashionable choice for a Paphos resort. It wouldn’t look out of place at hedonists-favorite Santorini and Mykonos too. The resort has an air of exclusivity and sumptuousness, the designer shop at the entrance sells luxury brands, and the outdoor pools are ideal for Instagram. Still, Cypriot hospitality and a welcoming soul are found in Almyra’s beautiful green grounds and on the sea-facing terraces of the restaurants. As for the units, they are pet-friendly, come with relaxing terraces, and feature Mediterranean panoramas. 

Key Amenities: 

  • Five freshwater swimming pools

  • Tennis and table tennis facilities, a dog park, and a gym 

  • Spa with 9 treatment rooms and 2 dedicated couple suites

Leonardo Laura Beach & Splash Resort - Chloraka Leonardo Laura Beach & Splash Resort - Chloraka
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Leonardo Laura Beach & Splash Resort - Chloraka

Having a water park directly at the resort you stay in is a dream family vacation scenario. Leonardo Laura Beach & Splash Resort is an address you need in Cyprus. Great Paphos location, all-inclusive dining, a wide variety of slides, rides, and pools at the aquapark, and even a cinema. Rarely do resorts execute family entertainment so well – this Leonardo has got you covered, offering a colorful proposition that never gets boring. There are escape rooms, a kids club, animation, and a concert program to keep you and your younger ones busy at all times. Apart from all the active fun, parents can find some peace at the on-site spa center too. 

Key Amenities: 

  • Multiple restaurants, bars, and a nightclub 

  • Large water park with tunnel slides, mat racer, free fall, and children’s pool 

  • Clubs for pre-schoolers and teens as well as an arcade room 

NissiBlu Beach Resort - Ayia Napa NissiBlu Beach Resort - Ayia Napa
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NissiBlu Beach Resort - Ayia Napa

Splendid is a good word to describe NissiBlu, which is among the most exclusive and overall best resorts in Aiya Napa. It’s about the incredible sea panoramas from the sparkling rooms and suites, the direct access to a renowned Nissi Beach, and the gastronomic proposition with a strong alfresco component. The reviews are stellar and filled with praise for the beautiful grounds, five-star service, and contemporary looks. 

Key Amenities: 

  • Spa with wide range of treatments and massages

  • Two outdoor pools and an indoor heated pool 

  • Two sea-facing restaurants with Meditteranean cuisine 

Leonardo Plaza Cypria Maris Beach Hotel & Spa - Paphos Leonardo Plaza Cypria Maris Beach Hotel & Spa - Paphos
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Leonardo Plaza Cypria Maris Beach Hotel & Spa - Paphos

Leonardo Plaza Cypria Maris Beach Hotel & Spa address is among the most popular and affordable all-inclusive resorts in Cyprus. For under $300 per night, you can get unlimited dining and a room for two with a sea view. Luxury seekers won’t be disappointed too, book a suite with a private pool and enjoy more privacy and superb water vistas. Adults-only mentality makes it an ideal choice for romantic outings and the idyllic location is perfect for weddings and all kinds of celebrations. You’re right next to the Paphos Aphrodite Waterpark for some splashy action as well as the vibrant Paphos promenade with boardwalk terraces and an imposing castle. 

Key Amenities: 

  • Outdoor pools surrounded by the landscaped park 

  • All-inclusive dining at Cypriot and International restaurants on-site

  • Feet and full body at the Garra Rufa Fish Spa

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