Once upon a time, there was a small fishing village that enjoyed sunny weather and fair beaches. It had everything one can expect from a tropical paradise – warm, crystal-clear waters, rich marine life and breath-taking backdrops. Fortunately for the rest of us, this beautiful village didn’t stay hidden for long and today, has become one of the most sought-after destinations in the Mediterranean.
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Welcome to Ayia Napa, the focal point of Cyprus’ tourism, home to the popular Nissi Beach, and your go-to destination for a good party. Apart from Ayia Napa’s vibrant nightlife, this resort town is also known for its sophisticated and luxurious beach resorts.
Take a look at our choices for best beach resorts in Ayia Napa:
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1] Nissi Beach Resort
Address: Nissi Ave 77, Ayia Napa 5340, Cyprus
Nestled on a private stretch of golden Mediterranean beach, Nissi Beach Hotel is a paradise for nature lovers. This 4-star hotel boasts of 3 pools, around 25 acres of tropical gardens, a splendid spa with sauna, hot tub and massage services, as well as a wide range of restaurants and bars.
This resort also features sea view rooms, beach bungalows, and standard garden rooms, with the first two boasting of beautiful views of the Nissi Bay lagoon.
Nissi Beach Hotel is located hardly 2 kilometres away from Ayia Napa centre and it takes about 35 minutes to reach the Larnaka International Airport.
2] Grecian Bay Hotel
Address: Kryou Nerou 32, Ayia Napa, Cyprus
A modern, sleek 5-star hotel located on Ayia Napa’s Limanaki Beach boasting of lovely sea views and world-class facilities – there’s nothing you can’t like about Hotel Grecian Bay. The hotel features indoor and outdoor pools, restaurants serving delicious food, and 3 tennis courts. What’s more, Grecian Bay has experts specializing in massage treatments and aerobic sessions. So all the spa lovers planning to visit Cyprus, you know where to head first! Additionally, this Ayia Napa hotel has a very warm ambience and friendly staff who’ll ensure your stay here is as comfortable as it can be.
The picturesque Cape Greco National Park is only 5 kilometres from the hotel and guests can take a free shuttle service to reach there. The tiny scenic harbour of Ayia Napa is also only a 10 minutes’ walk away from Grecian Bay Hotel.
3] Adams Beach Hotel
Address: Nissi Ave, Ayia Napa, Cyprus
Located on the white powdery beaches of Nissi Bay, Adams Beach Hotel is your perfect Ayia Napa holiday resort. Imagine sitting at a pool bar that gives you unabashed views of soft sand, lush palm trees, and soft wind playing on turquoise waters – this 5-star hotel will give you this, and much more! It also features several outdoor pools and restaurants, a tennis court, a spa and several on-site shops, such as a supermarket and a souvenir shop!
Ayia Napa centre is only 3 kilometres from Adams Beach Hotel, and guests can easily visit famous Cyprus attractions like Ayia Napa Monastery, the Thalassa Museum, and Ayia Napa harbour.
4] Alion Beach Hotel
Address: Ayia Napa, Cyprus
Another seafront hotel that screams elegance and sophistication. This stylish seafront hotel has an open-air dining scene with gourmet Cypriot cuisine. Alion Beach Hotel has a lavish palm garden with direct access to the sandy Grecian Bay, and cosy rooms that have views of either the garden or Mediterranean Sea. Add to that, the hotel is a gastronomic delight for guests, offering traditional Cyprian cuisine as well as other continental options along with live cooking shows and theme nights. Exotic Ceylon massages and chocolate body treatments can be enjoyed at the Alion’s spa, along with a full-functioning gym, a number of pools, and tennis and squash courts.
5] Napa Mermaid Hotel and Suites
Address: Ayia Napa, Cyprus
The Napa Mermaid Hotel and Suites is a five-star resort with a great location. Though, it’s placed in a quiet area, Ayia Napa centre is only a 10 minutes’ walk away, and right across the road is the beautiful Grecian Beach. Thus, most of Napa Mermaid’s boutique rooms overlook the Mediterranean Sea. It also features 2 pools, a health club with hot tubs, 2 restaurants and bars that boast of amazing sea views and serve a variety of local and international cuisine. The bar offers live music almost every night. Other facilities of the modern Napa Design Hotel include a gym and tennis court.