Aphrodite Hills, a luxurious and casually elegant resort near Paphos, is set in one of the most scenic, naturally beautiful locations in Cyprus, overlooking the very spot where Aphrodite, the Goddess of Love, is said to have emerged from the shimmering Mediterranean Sea.
The resort is spread across 234 hectares of land, it is the first golf, leisure and real estate development in Cyprus, and currently ranks as the most desirable destination for a spontaneous getaway, or a longer holiday. The development is located midway between Limassol & Paphos, at 300m above sea level in the hills. Aphrodite Hills overlooks the Mediterranean at Petra tou Romiou, the legendary birthplace of Aphrodite and stretches across two plateaus separated by a natural ravine. The resort is synonymous with luxurious holiday living in an unspoiled environment. The development is only 2 minutes from the highway that links Limassol to Paphos, with easy access to both towns, Visit for a weekend or for a summer, and you will discover the true meaning of 'a life of leisure'.
Apart from the 5-star Aphrodite Hills Intercontinental Hotel and the Luxury Holiday Rentals (Villas & Apartments), the Resort’s exceptional facilities include a superb 18-hole championship golf course, competition-standard tennis courts, excellent fitness facilities, and the sophisticated Retreat Spa with its Greco-Roman thermae. Nearby are the luxurious Zias Beach Club, The relaxing Cove Beach, and Aphrodite’s Riding Club with excellent horse riding facilities.
At the heart of the resort is the bustling Village Square with its bars, restaurants and shops, and traditional chapel - the perfect setting for romantic weddings. For children and teenagers, there are also the Rainbow, Pegasus and Zoose Kids Clubs, a children’s playground and the fun Grotto Teens Club.
Beautifully situated between Limassol and Paphos, this luxurious hillside resort offers couples and families an entertaining and relaxing break in a picturesque environment, with stunning views overlooking the Mediterranean.
Just 2 minutes from the motorway, Aphrodite Hills boasts elegant and stylish accommodation, complete with high-quality amenities. Test your handicap on the 18-hole golf course and then catch up with your competitors in the clubhouse afterwards.
Challenge your partner to a game of tennis, or go for a refreshing dip in the large outdoor swimming pool. There is a Kid’s Club on the resort, providing animation, games and events to keep the children entertained. Those looking for some pampering can visit the Roman-style Spa and enjoy a host of treatments.
Have a walk down to Aphrodite Hills’ Village Square, where you’ll find several retail outlets and various dining options to choose from. Have a drink in one of the taverns and enjoy the unique atmosphere that has been created in this naturally beautiful environment.
Alternatively, you can hire a car from the hotel and explore Limassol, Paphos and the surrounding areas. Aphrodite Hills also offers free private parking for your convenience.
Experience a culinary journey from Cyprus to Italy, Asia and around the world. At Aphrodite Hills Resort you can taste innovative international cuisines and award-winning wines at our Hotel restaurants and cosy lounges. Indulge in a variety of gastronomical delights, as you relax in the warmth and elegance of our surroundings.
After a busy day at the beach or a business meeting, our restaurants and bars are the perfect place to entertain and unwind.
Secret Garden Rock Grill Restaurant
Located at The Retreat Spa gardens with access through the Village Square, is surrounded by lemon and olive trees. The Secret Garden is a Hot Stone Grill restaurant. Using the special hot granite stone, tHE Secret Garden offers its guests the opportunity to cook their own food exactly to their liking.
The menu comprises of four appetizers, five main courses with top quality Angus Beef and five desserts. Please note that due to its nature, the restaurant can accept guests of 12 years old and above.
Anoi Pub & Bar
Anoi Pub & Bar is located in the heart of the Resort, the first floor of the Resort’s Village Square. It boasts a cosy atmosphere with high raised wooden ceilings, indoor and outdoor seating facilities and a terrace area with one of the most spectacular panoramic views in the whole of the Resort. There is regular live jazz and wide-screen entertainment while music is themed from the Eighties and Nineties.
Anoi Pub & Bar serves a large variety of draft and bottled beers, a new world wine list and quality fast-food favourites from steaks and potato skins to fajitas and spicy chicken wings, mozzarella dips, quickly prepared steaks, ribs, classic Mexican food and traditional juicy hamburgers. Desserts, ice creams and smoothies are also available.
Asian Corner offers a combination of Sushi delicacies and Chinese specialities featuring recipes which use fresh ingredients from Asia. Prepared by a Sushi Master and the Chinese Head Chef, the Asian Corner offers a large selection of fresh oysters, Sushi, Sashimi, Maki, Temaki and signature Chinese main courses including "Bao Lamb" Stir Fried Lamb Fillet with Leeks and Cumin Sauce and "Jin Jo Style" Beef with Green Chili in Oyster and Black Pepper Sauce.
The restaurant itself is alfresco, with an open and airy atmosphere and the décor is modern and stylish with Asian influences throughout. Colour schemes are vibrant, blending dark wood with rich reds and dark browns and traditional Buddha statues create an oriental atmosphere.
At the helm of the Asian Corner is the Sushi Master Chong Kok Leong, who brings vast experience from Malaysia, Switzerland, Japan and Egypt, while his last posting was at Le Meridien Hotel in Dubai.
The Head Chef of the Chinese Menu is Zhou Liang, a young chef with a passion for Chinese cuisine. Zhou’s previous position was at the InterContinental Dubai and he also worked at the famous China Club restaurant, which last year was voted the best Chinese restaurant in Dubai.
The Golf Lounge
The Golf Lounge provides a stylish, yet relaxed outside bar for meeting friends, old and new. Overlooking the outstanding signature championship golf course, this shady addition to the Golf Clubhouse, offers a chilled out space to enjoy an aperitif or a little stargazing after a fine meal.
The Golf Lounge is an ‘in’ area, open from 12 noon to 12 midnight, allowing plenty of time for friends to get together and catch up, listen to ambient live music and sink in to oversized chocolate brown settees and armchairs to enjoy the peaceful atmosphere. Scattered light blue cushions and dark chunky wood tables complete the feel of a luxurious outside - inside room. The Golf Lounge is situated adjacent to the Golf Clubhouse; with a large cream canvas canopy providing shade from the Cyprus summer evening sun.
Psarochori Seafood Lounge Restaurant
The newest addition to the diverse selection of Village Square Restaurants. The Psarohori Seafood Lounge Restaurant, with its fresh design and traditional Mediterranean atmosphere, offers a comprehensive array of delicious seafood in a relaxing and tranquil environment. After dinner, you can enjoy drinks served at the elegant and comfortable bar, whilst appreciating a variety of music events.
Zimi Pizza & Pasta
Zimi Pizza & Pasta is a traditional Italian restaurant with a great variety of freshly made pizzas and calzones, oven-baked pasta dishes and pasta classics prepared to order.
Based on a traditional Italian dining concept, the restaurant offers customers quick and uncomplicated alfresco dining on the paved courtyard.
The restaurant is located on the ground level of the Resort’s Village Square towards The Retreat Spa, overlooking the paved courtyard of the shopping centre.
Located on the ground level of the Village Square with a stoned paved terrace overlooking the Mediterranean and the 9th hole of the Aphrodite Hills Golf Course, Pithari Tavern offers excellent outdoor views of the Amphitheatre and the Mediterranean Sea. The décor is rustic, reminiscent of an old “Archontiko” and gives the impression of a Mediterranean island village tavern by the sea.
Pithari Tavern offers guests the opportunity to taste authentic island cookery and serves traditional tavern-type food in either the meze or the à la carte variation. The menu consists of a variety of Greek and Cypriot meat and fish dishes prepared in accordance with authentic recipes.
The restaurant also features themed nights, such as the Cyprus Meze Night and Greek Island Fish Night with authentic live music, complemented by traditional local dances, either indoors or outdoors.
The tavern has 75 seats indoors and 65 seats outdoors on the terrace for seated dining.
One Bedroom Apartment
The apartment is approximately 100 m² and is decorated in a warm and modern Mediterranean style, with wooden furnishing. It has a fully-equipped living room and kitchen and a choice of 1 double or 2 twin beds. Guests enjoy access to a large communal swimming pool.
Two Bedroom Apartment
This apartment is approximately 110 m² and is decorated in a warm, modern Mediterraneanstyle with wooden furnishing. It has a fully-equipped living room and kitchen, with 2 bathrooms and a balcony or garden. Guests enjoy access to a large communal swimming pool.
Three Bedroom Apartment
This apartment is approximately 120 m² and is decorated in a warm and modern Mediterranean style with wooden furnishing. There are 3 double beds or 6 twin beds. It has a fully-equipped living room and kitchen, with 2 bathrooms and a balcony or garden. Guests enjoy access to a large communal swimming pool.
Three Bedroom Junior Villa with Communal Pool
The Junior Villa is decorated in a modern, Mediterranean style, with wooden furnishing. It has 3 double/twin bedrooms. There is a fully-equipped living room and kitchen, 2 bathrooms and a balcony or garden. Guests also have access to a large communal swimming pool.
Three Bedroom Junior Villa with Private Pool
This Junior Villa is decorated in modern, Mediterranean style, with wooden furnishing. It has 3 double beds or 6 twin beds, fully-equipped living room and kitchen and 2 bathrooms. It comes with either a balcony or garden and guests have their own private swimming pool.
Three Bedroom Superior Villa
Decorated in modern Mediterranean style, with wooden furnishing, this Superior Villa accommodates 6 people, in double or twin beds. It has a fully-equipped kitchen, living room, 2 bathrooms. Additionally there is a private garden area and private swimming pool. Superior Villas guests are welcomed with a food pack that includes milk, water, orange juice, tea/coffee, bread, butter and jam.
Four Bedroom Superior Villa
Decorated in modern Mediterranean style, with wooden furnishing, this Superior Villa accommodates 8 people, in double or twin beds. It has a fully-equipped kitchen, living room, 2 bathrooms. Additionally there is a private garden area and private swimming pool. Superior Villas guests are welcomed with a food pack that includes milk, water, orange juice, tea/coffee, bread, butter and jam.
Four Bedroom Elite Villa
These luxury Villas are designed to the highest architectural standards, using natural materials to complement the inherent beauty of their surroundings and are set in pristine grounds. Their main features are: size, location, quality, outdoor areas/facilities, special features, furnishing and equipment (high quality sun beds, umbrellas, stylish crockery, linen, decoration etc), coupled with a variety of exclusive added value services, all coincide to make these Elite Villas unique.
Exclusive Added Value Services Included
Daily maid service (change of linen, cleaning, dish washing) Elite Food Hamper (Champagne, wine, fresh fruit, nuts, chocolate, smoked salmon, freshly cut charcuterie, selection of teas and coffee, milk, orange juice, cheese, marmalade, breads) Bathroom amenities (bathrobes, slippers, shampoo, body lotion, conditioner, shower gel) The Retreat Spa, full access to gym, pool, sauna, steam room.
Five Bedroom Superior Villa
Decorated in modern Mediterranean style, with wooden furnishing, this Superior Villa accommodates 10 people, in double or twin beds. It has a fully-equipped kitchen, living room, 4 bathrooms. Additionally there is a private garden area and private swimming pool. Superior Villas guests are welcomed with a food pack that includes milk, water, orange juice, tea/coffee, bread, butter and jam.
A car hire is reccomended for all Superior Villa guests!
Aphrodite Hills Resort is heaven for children and a blessing for parents. We’ve so much for the kids that parents have the freedom to enjoy their own hard earned holiday. The younger members of the family are sure to have a fantastic time taking part in the many activities and making new friends. Particular favourites include our Junior Golf and Tennis, the brilliant Pegasus Mini Club, playing crazy golf, splashing in the pool... all of which means that there is plenty of opportunity for mum and dad to relax as well.
Child-friendly facilities range from kids' playgrounds to separate babies' pools for the little ones, childrens' menus at most restaurants, crazy golf, pitch & putt, climbing wall, mountain biking (with childrens' bikes, baby seats and trailer bikes - all available for hire), snorkelling and horse riding. The sandy beaches in the area provide entire days of fun for the whole family. Summer holidays are special at Aphrodite Hills Resort, with an even wider variety of activities for the youngsters, and most especially, our activity programme.
Throughout, qualified staff provide supervision and coordinate activities.
Aphrodite Hills Resort has a choice of two glorious beaches for guests to lie back, relax and simply enjoy. The beach clubs are open between May and October.
Please Note that the Zias Beach Club will be closed during summer 2010. Guests will be able to enjoy the facilities at the Cove Beach.
The Cove of Aphrodite Hills is the beach directly in front of the Resort. Accessed by shuttle from the InterContinental Aphrodite Hills Resort Hotel, the Cove provides sunbeds, towels and has toilet facilities.
Zias Beach Club
The Zias Beach Club is located within a few minutes drive from the Resort, offering a sandy, child-friendly beach. The Beach Club consists of two areas - the complimentary beach facilities (sunbeds, umbrellas, towels), and the bar and restaurant facilities.
There are many reasons to choose Aphrodite Hills for your well-earned break. One of the greatest attractions is the wide range of sports and leisure activities offered at the Resort.
Golf and tennis are all-time classics and at our Golf and Tennis Academies, you could perfect your skills. If you are not already a player, Aphrodite Hills is the ideal place to learn. You could also take time out and get in shape at one of our many fitness centres. One of the most enjoyable ways to make the most of your stay at Aphrodite Hills is to explore the Resort itself and the beautiful local countryside - whether by mountain bike, foot, horseback, boat or car. Other activities include:
Spa & Fitness Water Sports Scuba-diving Mountain Biking Jogging & Hill Walking Nature Trails Multi Purpose Courts
Last but not least, the excellent quality of the training facilities and the privileged climate of the area also attract high-calibre professional and amateur sports teams from across Europe, including football, rugby, cricket, golf and tennis.
Professional Pre-Competition Training Facilities
Aphrodite Hills has quickly established itself as one of the few resorts to offer top class sports facilities and activities. As a result of this, international football teams, cyclists, runners, swimmers, and many more sportsmen and sportswomen are using the Resort as their official training camp away from home.
Teams and individual athletes constantly use the Resort's facilities as their pre-competition training centre, or as their winter training camp. Our special training facilities, grounds, menus and accommodation are specially designed for each athlete’s requirements.