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Columbia Beach Resort - luxury holidays to Cyprus

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  • About this holiday

    A five-star resort in Pissouri Bay, Cyprus, Columbia Beach Resort offers the highest standard of luxury for families, with spacious multi-room suites, a combination of rustic and modern family-friendly dining options, and a sensational spa and poolside. Everything is deeply rooted in Cypriot tradition and history. Nearby, families can enjoy getting in touch with the local area, including quaint villages and towns, many spots of fantastic natural beauty, including farms, forests, Aphrodite’s Rock, and the town of Paphos itself.

    The journey and how you get there

    Complimentary

    Included in your holiday

    Expressions Families includes scheduled flights with EasyJet from Gatwick to Paphos, private transfers and bed and breakfast.

    Holiday prices

    Sample prices here are for a family of 2 adults and 2 children under twelve for seven nights in the lowest priced room type for families.
    Low Season £3220
    High Season £4600
    Based on sharing an Executive Suite Garden View.
    Many other room types are available on request from us.
    The prices displayed here are a guide only for this hotel and each holiday price will be tailor-made at the time of booking to reflect the actual flight costs and all up-to-date special offers.

    Hotel code

    EXH1054

    Our opinion

    A much-loved, prestigious resort on the Blue Flag Pissouri Bay.

    Hotel description

    Columbia Beach Resort is a five-star resort that epitomises the best of Cypriot family luxury accommodation. This award-winning hotel is a member of the Small Luxury Hotels of the World group, which reflects its sophisticated boutique feel, and opens up the beautiful Pissouri Bay to our clients. The light-ochre buildings, with terracotta-tiled roofs, sit beneath palm trees overlooking the sea, clustered around a central strip of lawns and two idyllic poolside. The dine around a la carte option means that families can dine at the Medterranean Apollo Tavern, gourmet Bacchus Restaurant, Atrium, or outside at Cape Aspro, which serves Cypriot fusion cuisine. Just outside the resort is Il Buchetto Trattoria, which serves rustic Italian food in a cosy atmosphere. One of the highlights of your time beside the pool during the day may be the Poseidon swim-up bar. The Hebe Spa offers a wide range of treatments and fitness classes, in association with Elemis, in a sleek, modern setting. Each of the treatment rooms, as well as the indoor pool, have a serene, calming feel, and share stunning views. The resort is unrivalled in terms of space, with 169 suites that offer a range of different room combinations and views, and plenty of living space. Each is based around a light, fresh, nautical colour scheme, with deep and pale blues, and touches of dark and golden wood. Archways carve their way through the white-washed walls, leading from the bedrooms into the living areas. Some suites have additional luxury features, such as private fireplaces and plunge pools. There is undoubtedly a real feel of serenity and sophistication that pervades at the Columbia Beach Resort, which helps to earn it its five-star Luxury Deluxe rating. It comes highly recommended for those looking to experience the ultimate in in Cypriot indulgence, as well as to those looking to get a bit more out of a peaceful long break in Europe. Families are well taken care of, with children's clubs that are tailored to cater for every age group, and stunning spacious rooms that can accommodate large families as well as small.

    Location

    Pissouri Bay, Limassol

    Official star rating

    5

    Annual opening

    All year.

    Distance from airport

    Paphos Airport

    Closest airport

    19 miles

    Room types

    169 suites with balcony or terrace, air-conditioning, climate control, satellite television, telephone, radio, Nespresso machine, minibar, and hairdryer.
    Junior Suite Garden View
    Junior Suite Pool View or Side Sea View
    Junior Suite Sea View
    Executive Suite Inland View
    Executive Suite Garden View
    Executive Suite Sea View
    Executive Suite Pool View or Side Sea View
    Executive Suite Sea View
    Executive Suite Sea View Eagle’s Nest
    Executive Suite Sea View Eagle’s News with a Private Plunge Pool
    One Bedroom Suite Garden View
    Two-Bedroom Family Suite Bay View
    Two-Bedroom Family Suite Sea View
    Cape Suite
    Two-Bedroom Family Suite Sea View Main Building

    Hotel facilities and services

    Bacchus Italian Gourmet Restaurant, Apollo Tavern Restaurant, Atrium Restaurant, Cape Aspro Restaurant and Pool Bar, Eros Cocktail Bar, Poseidon Pool and Beach Bar, Old Customs House Beach Bar, Ouzeri Bar, Seven C’s Bar, Il Buchetto Trattoria, live music, folkloric show, courtesy bus to nearby golf courses, television lounge, Hebe Spa, fitness classes, Greek lessons, wine-tasting, and free guest parking.

    Water sports

    Sailing and other water sports, including scuba-diving, are available at certain times of the year.

    Land sports

    Archery, basketball, croquet, darts, French boules, Greek dancing lessons, mini-football, table tennis, yoga, Pilates, seasonal cycling, seasonal hiking, tennis, and squash.

    Out and aboutnearby/local interest

    The Columbia Beach Resort offers a complimentary bus service to Paphos, Limassol, and the more rural Troodos, stopping at places of interest, such as Aphrodite’s Rock on the way. A Lifestyle Concierge is also available for advice on days out.

    Sports nearby

    Four championship golf courses nearby.

    Children

    Babysitting is available on request. There is also the Columbia Cubs Creche and the Columbia Cubs Club for older children. For outside kids’ club times, there is a play area.

    Minimum stays

    Other information

    Children’s Club: Child care at the Columbia Beach Resort begins with the Cub Life Creche, which caters for children aged between 4 months and 4 years. Then, as your child reaches 4 years old, the Den Kids Club provides activities up to the age of 12. The Cub Life Creche provides both a Baby Play Zone and a Toddler Play Zone, with plenty of toys and games. A programme of activities, such as Teddy-Bear’s Picnic, Superhero Adventures, and Shell Searching are available throughout the day, from 10am to 6pm. The Den Kids Club, like the Creche, is managed in collaboration with Worldwide Kids Co. Ltd. Sessions run from 10am to 1pm, followed by an optional lunch session, and then another activity from 3pm to 6pm. Activities include pizza-making, arts and crafts, mini-football, stone-painting, and more. The Den aims to incorporate as much of the hotel grounds into its programme as possible, including the swimming pools, beach, and lawns.
    Babysitting: Babysitting is available at an added charge for up to 3 children.
    Pre-Ordering Services: Guests can pre-order key items, such as potties, sterilisers, bottle warmers, baby walkers, and much more before their arrival.
    Children’s Entertainment: Children can also take part in the Sports and Leisure Programme, which runs a range of activities throughout the week for all ages. Activities include archery, giant Jenga, Greek lessons, swimming lessons, basketball, and a Children’s Sailing Club. Cycle hire is also available for families, as is a range of water sports.
    Medical Services: Medical attention can be sought at any time.
    Family Dining: A dedicated children’s menu is available in each of the hotel’s restaurants.
    Family Rooms: A number of two-bedroom suites are available for families, which ensure that guests have plenty of space and children are able to relax in their own rooms if need be. For smaller families, the smaller category rooms, including the Executive Suite, do sleep 4 people, and the Junior Suite sleeps 3.
    Highlights for Families Nearby: Getting out and about in the stunning natural landscape around the resort will be a real highlight for any young guests. Specialist bikes are available for children for use with families or on guided tours. There are also a number of captivating ruins in Limassol and Paphos that would likely capture the imagination of many older children.

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