Golf in Cyprus
Golf Holidays to CyprusYear round sunshine and stunning coastline is the country’s biggest attraction. The year round possibilities for golfing lends itself to being a very popular destination for golf holidays, particularly with the British tourists who are seeking summer or winter golf in beautiful conditions with temperatures in the summer over 30°C and winter rarely falling below 15°C. Cyprus is only a four hour flight away from most UK airports. Names like Sir Nick Faldo have on the island to help the full potential of this wonderful golfing country to reach its full potential.
The city and surrounding region at Paphos is the liveliest of golfing regions on the island being home to some world renowned courses and resorts. One such example is Aphrodite hills with its championship standard 18-hole course and luxury 5* accommodation, this resort weaves its way through many lakes and mature olive trees for which the region is famous. It is sure to be the one course that makes you want to return to Paphos again. The Eléa Golf Club which is designed by Sir Nick Faldo was ranked in the top ten up and coming courses in the world according to the ‘Golf World Magazine’. Historic buildings and unique archaeology provide the non-golfer with an impressive mix of attractions away from the fabulous golfing resorts.
Golf courses in Cyprus
The Elea Golf course, designed by Nick Faldo will be the focal point of the Elea Resort. The course winds its way through olive and carob trees, dramatic outcrops of weathered limestone – this course is designed for the thinking golfer rather that the big hitter, the various tees make this an excellent course that golfers of all abilities can enjoy.
Situated on the Coast at the foot of The Five Finger Mountain in Esentepe, the prestigious Korineum Golf & Country Club is proud to be the first 18 hole golf course in Northern Cyprus.
Carved from a natural forest of Umbrella Pines and Olive trees, amongst others, with stunning views of the Mediterranean Sea on one side, and breath taking views of the famous Five Finger Mountain range on the other, this makes for a truly memorable experience you will never forget. Designer: David Hemstock Par: 72 Length: 6815 yards.
The Minthis Hills (formerly knows as Tsada) golf club is set in the grounds of a 12th-century monastery which lies in a gentle picturesque valley, 550m above sea level. It offers superb variety as no 2 holes are the same & is suitable for players of all abilities.
The fairways are lined with thousands of trees & scattered with sand bunkers and the undulating greens have perfect putting surfaces. Practice facilities including driving range, 2 putting greens, a pitching/chipping area, practice bunkers. Golf clinics available; pro-shop. Elegant clubhouse with restaurant, bar, ladies and gents changing rooms with showers.
Tennis court and outdoor swimming pool available for after the game or non-golfers. Players without handicap certificate can play after 12 noon on request, according to availability.
The Secret Valley Golf Course, is a highly prestigious golf course located by the renowned area of Petra tou Romio, the legendary birthplace of Aphrodite, the Goddess of love.
It is set in a scenic valley surrounded by mature trees and beautiful natural rock formations and consistently appearing as the preferred course amongst the islands visiting players in terms of sheer playability and enjoyment.
Secret Valley Golf Club is an 18 hole championship golf course set in a specatular setting of mature trees with beautiful sculpted rock formations all around. The front 9 has 4 nice warm-up holes, two birdie opportunites and an easy dog-leg. The back nine is much more challenging.
Resorts in Cyprus
Aphrodite Hills Resort comprises two accommodation options being the Aphrodite Hills Holiday Residences offering an extensive range of luxury holiday homes dotted across 578 acres of land, or the Aphrodite Hills Hotel. Also available on the Resort are the PGA National 18-hole championship Golf Course, the Golf Academy, the award-winning Greco-Roman Retreat Spa, the Aphrodite Hills Tennis Academy with multi-surface courts, and a variety of bars and restaurants offering a varied selection of international cuisine. Aphrodite Hills Holiday Residences guests can enjoy the Aphrodite Breakfast at the newly renovated Golf Clubhouse or can Dine-Around the Resort’s Village Square.
Golf in Cyprus