Polis, CyprusThe Anassa is truly luxurious but offers numerous possibilities of accommodation for families and excellent sports for older children with entertainment for younger ones too.The Anassa has a well-deserved reputation as being sumptuous and chic. This hotel combines stunning style and luxurious, understated accommodation with actually and enormous range of activities for families with children of all ages, from babies to teenagers. Particularly interesting are the sailing, windsurfing and diving courses on the water and the tennis, squash and mountain bikes on land. International and local cuisine is available in four different restaurants. The beach is beautifully located, being of small pebble, and the service is attentive. The Anassa is a sophisticated choice for active families. Land SportsThere are 2 Floodlit tennis courts, indoor squash court, racing bicycles, mountain bikes for hire and bicycles for hire from 20€, quad biking and yoga.Land Sport Academies and CoursesPersonal tennis coaching is available at 60€ for 1 hour. Personal yoga sessions of 75 minutes cost 90€ and group yoga costs 20€. Children’s yoga is 60€ for a 45 minute lesson.Water SportsThere are 3 Outdoor swimming pools, 1 indoor swimming pool, water-skiing, wakeboarding, windsurfing, parasailing, scuba diving, jet skis, banana rides, tube rides, stand-up paddleboards, canoes and pedalos. A range of boats are available to hire from laser boats to catamarans and yacht sailing around the Akamas Peninsula costs from 950€ for up to 10 people including licenced Skipper. Water Sport Academies and CoursesA swimming clinic is available offering a weekend with a private coach, focusing on swimming skills and open water swimming at 250€ for 4 sessions. Lessons for adults and kids are available for all listed water sports. Sailing and wind surfing lessons cost 55€ per hour whilst a windsurfing course costs 220€. PADI dive centre offers children aged 8-11 years a Bubblemaker experience from 135€. Flipper Camp provides 5 days of dedicated aqua activities from swimming lessons, paddle boarding to aqua yoga and provides thalassotherapy spa treatments and 2 Mediterranean lunches. Flipper Camp costs around 800€ and is available all year round. Kids’ ClubsAnassa offers 4 children’s clubs open from April to November 9.30-17.30 open every Thursday-Monday and 1 teen’s club. Globetrotters Club is for 4 months to 3 years with daily activities, a sleep room and complimentary nappies, swimming nappies and freshly prepared meals. There is a ratio of 1 Adult: 2 infants under 24 months and costs 60€ per day. The Adventurer’s Club is for children aged 3-5 years with creative activities such as designing mosaics, Cypriot cakes and games. A ratio of 1 adult: 4 children is maintained and costs 50€ per day. Voyager’s Club entertains 5-8 years with Cypriot dance classes, sport and toys. There is a ratio of 1 adult: 6 children and costs 50€ per day. The Pioneer’s Club is for ages 8-13 years offer an energetic programme of sports and activities about the resort. A ratio of 1 adults:8 children is kept and costs 50€ per day. The teen’s club, Escape, only charges for activities and offers a dedicated hang out with pool table, Wii, TV and darts.Excursions and Activities NearbyWithin 40km of the hotel, there are 4 golf courses, Minthis Hills Golf Club, Secret Valley Golf Course Aphrodite Hills, and Elea Championship Golf Course. The Paphos Aphrodite Festival begins in September and hosts an open air opera with transfer, pre-opera dinner and prime seats for 165€. Excursions to Ayios Neophytos Monastry, fishing trips, Paphos’ medieval fort and 4x4 experiences into the Troodos Mountains are available. Polis archaeological museum is open Monday-Saturday at 10€ admission for a family of 2 adults and 2 children.Spa, Health and FitnessAnassa Thalassa Spa’s facilities include an indoor pool, 18 treatment rooms, saunas, steam baths, a seawater exercise pool, fitness room with latest equipment and hair salon. Personal training sessions are available for 60€. Massages and health and beauty treatments are offered and specific children and teen massages, facials and manicures are available from 30€.Find out more about family holidays to the Anassa.
The Anassa in Cyprus is the perfect Mediterranean holiday destination for active families, boasting a great range of land and water based activities including sailing, diving and tennis. The luxurious hotel caters well for families with children of all ages, offering not just the usual kids’ clubs (which are actually extremely polished and cater for babies through to teenagers) but also extensive facilities which will appeal to those who are more sporty and active. Travel ThereThe nearest airport to the Anassa is Paphos International Airport, 51km away. Expressions Families includes private transfers.Recommended Room Types for FamiliesFor a family of 2 adults and 2 children there are Two Bedroom Suites with or without a swimming pool. Two Bedroom Family Suites that can accommodate 2 adults, 3 children and 1 infant whilst Family Studios accommodate 2 adults, 1 child and 1 infant. For larger families, there is the Annex Suite and Anassa Residences for up to 9 guests.Board OptionsExpressions Families include bed and breakfast with the possibility of half board or full board dining options.Holiday PricesSample prices are based on 2 adults and 2 children under 12 for 7 nights. From £3780 for two studio suites in May. Sample price includes bed and breakfast and flights from London. Prices for other dates will be lower and higher depending on the season. Other room types are also more expensive.Find out more about family holidays to the Anassa.
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