Leonardo Plaza Cypria Maris Beach Hotel and Spa
If luxury, tranquility and romantic vibes are high on your list of holiday must-haves, look no further than the exclusive Leonardo Plaza Cypria Maris Beach Hotel and Spa. This adults-only slice of paradise was fully refurbished in June 2017, so fresh features and modern decor are guaranteed. Located opposite a beautiful sandy beach, the hotel also features a large, curved pool complete with swim-up bar. Perfect for cooling off with a cocktail on long, sunny days. A gym, sauna, pool-side jacuzzi and hairdressing salon are just some of the additional facilities on offer at the hotel, along with a buffet-style restaurant and Greek taverna.
Overview of Paphos
Situated in the southwest of Cyprus, Paphos lies along stunning Mediterranean coastline and boasts vast expanses of ancient archeology, beaches and crystal waters. The old town of Paphos features cobbled streets with trendy pavement cafés and small boutiques. The newer part of town lies downhill and has a bustling harbour awash with bars, restaurants and shops. Archaeological wonders are dotted all over the town, designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1980. Paphos enjoys warm, sunny weather with daytime temperatures reaching around 30°C in the summer and 17°C in the winter. Sea temperatures average at a pleasant 27°C in the summer months.
Things to do in Paphos
Aside from spending sun-soaked days by the pool at the Leonardo Plaza Cypria Maris Beach Hotel and Spa, there’s a multitude of sights to be seen in Paphos. History buffs will love exploring the town’s ancient treasures, from the 12th-century Chrysorrogiatissa Monastery in northeast Paphos to the Kato Paphos Archaeological Park close to the harbour. The Aphrodite Waterpark is a great place to have fun and splash about while more adventurous visitors will love scuba diving in the region’s seas packed with sea life and shipwrecks. Don’t miss some of the island’s delicious local dishes on offer, from meze platters to souvlaki. In short, Paphos is the perfect destination for couples looking to unwind in stunning scenery during the day and let their hair down in lively restaurants, clubs and bars in the evening. With its beautiful beaches and incredible architecture, a holiday to Cyprus is sure to create wonderful memories for all who go there.