The sun soaked country of Cyprus is slowly becoming one of the Europe’s leading golfing destination thanks in part to the beautiful year round weather and the stunning coastal beaches it has to offer. With courses designed by the likes of Sir Nick Faldo, it is no wonder that it is not just the warm climate that is drawing people to this brilliant country.
Away from the golf, Cyprus is rich in culture and is home to a number of incredible restaurants. As a country that relies heavily on tourism, the locals pride themselves on their impeccable hospitality and ensure all visitors feel comfortable welcome. For those looking to experience some excellent golf courses in an even better location then be sure to check out Cyprus for you next golf holiday.
Aphrodite Hills golf course is the result of a 5 year long project headed up by world renowned designer Cabell B. Robinson. The course itself is a true masterpiece and its rank inside Europe’s top 100 is testament to this. As it winds its way through the regions indigenous trees and glides over the naturally undulating terrain, players are constantly challenged by testing tee shots or strategically placed hazards. Skirting across the cliff tops of Paphos the course provides golfers with unparalleled views of the Sea and surrounding landscape. Regardless of how you play, a round at Aphrodite Hills is an unforgettable experience and one that every golfer should have.
|Designed by:||Cabell B. Robinson|
As the name suggests, the course carves is way through the beautiful valleys of the surrounding mountains. Featuring rocky outcrops and cluster of trees, accuracy is imperative when playing a round at Secret Valley as it renowned for being one of the toughest tracks in the Paphos area. Golfers heading here are assured of fantastic views, courtesy of it’s unique location within valleys with vistas towards both the mountains and sea. The year round sun and unique challenge that Secret Valley provides makes it a must play for any golfing fanatic.
|Designed by:||Tony Jacklin Signature|
Designed by English golfing legend turned designer - Sir Nick Faldo, the course at Elea Golf Club is nothing short of high class. In its relatively short existence the course has already been firmly ranked inside Europe’s top 100 courses due to both the stunning vistas it offers and its excellent design features. The course sits overlooking the Mediterranean Sea and incorporates the dramatic limestone cliffs of Cyprus’s coastline. With the way the course is designed it has the capabilities of propelling Cyprus onto the European Tour stage by testing some of the best players in the world (when the time comes) but it is also a manageable challenge for the more social golfer too.
|Designed by:||Sir Nick Faldo|
Located north the capital city of Paphos, Minthis Golf Club has received a massive boost in popularity since it was refurbished by Mackenzie & Ebert. Originally the designed by Donald Steel, the course is in the heart of a 12th century monastery which creates an idyllic setting for a round of golf. Cool sea breezes waft across the elevated landscape, which is home to the par-71, 6,373 yard layout. Minthis is both challenging and beautiful, and is another string in the bow around the holiday resort town of Paphos.
|Designed by:||Donald Steele|