Luxury and Deluxe North Cyprus Hotels
Although Northern Cyprus has an enviable reputation for its small, family-run hotels, in recent years it has also become known for its larger luxury properties. These deluxe hotels offer all the comfort and facilities you could wish for in your ‘home away from home’, and when planning that special holiday, isn't that exactly what you would want? Whether you are seeking out budget hotels in North Cyprus or luxury hotels, there is something for every set of purse strings, no matter how large or small. In fact, it is this amazing versatility of the region and the outstanding choice of different types accommodation that makes it such a popular tourist destination for people from all over the world each year. Home to some of the world’s finest beaches, and with miles of open land, things to do and places to visit, North Cyprus is perfect for sun and fun, and people young and old appreciate what North Cyprus has to offer.
As all the available hotels in North Cyprus go, the budget category is still very appealing to many visitors. After all, you will spend less on a budget hotel, leaving you more to go towards other things to do, and of course eating out. If you enjoy swimming or surf, the beaches have you covered. Fine dining? You need only venture into the nearest town or village after taking a helpful suggestion from hotel staff. All these hotel professionals want you to have a great time during your stay and you will find the staff everywhere to be friendly and helpful. Set your budget, plan ahead, and get ready for the time of your life!
For those who prefer to spend their time away in the lap of luxury, there are plenty of North Cyprus hotels that will appeal. All our hotels are selected with care and are all checked regularly. In general terms, the budget accommodation in Northern Cyprus lacks nothing in terms of comfort and providing an enjoyable experience and with only the exceptions of the Karpaz Arch and one villa, all have at a minimum a pool and restaurant. However, the luxury and deluxe hotels generally offer a much greater range of facilities. Most have spa and fitness facilities, a number have a choice of pools, and many have a selection of bars and restaurants, offering you a wide choice of activities and places to wine and dine without leaving the comfort of your hotel! Here is a selection of our favourites:
The Merit Crystal Cove Hotel. Approximately six miles from Kyrenia, the Crystal Cove is set above its own private bay and beach. Accommodation is provided on an all-inclusive basis and the facilities here are extensive, including a choice of three restaurants, a number of bars, both indoor and outdoor swimming pools, a full-feature spa centre, hair and beauty salons, tennis courts, shops, live entertainment and a casino.
The Arkin Palm Beach Hotel. In Famagusta town, the recently-refurbished Palm Beach is one of the best-known North Cyprus hotels. It stands on its own, large beach and is beautifully designed and decorated. All the rooms have a balcony with either sea or garden views and the wide range of facilities include indoor and outdoor pools, a choice of restaurants and bars, sauna and steam room, fitness centre and a beauty salon.
The Jasmine Court Hotel. On the outskirts of Kyrenia, less than a mile from the historic town centre and harbour, the Jasmine Court stands in extensive grounds and gardens with a choice of restaurants and bars, a large swimming pool and a small private beach. Facilities here range from all sorts of sports (including SCBA diving) to a health club, live entertainment and casino.
The Savoy Ottoman Palace. Right in the centre of Kyrenia, the word ‘Ottoman’ is very apt, as you really will feel as though your are staying in an emperor’s palace! Amongst the opulent furnishings, there are a choice of restaurants and bars, a terrace with large pool, spa centre with sauna, steam room and Turkish bath, live entertainment and a casino.
The Colony Hotel. Also in the centre of Kyrenia, the Colony is a short walk from the beautiful harbour and is renowned for its stylish luxury. Among other things, there are a choice of restaurants and bars, a fully-featured spa centre, casino, solarium, fitness centre and a superb roof-top swimming pool and terrace area.
The Rocks Hotel. Another luxury property in Kyrenia, Rocks has an enviable location on the sea-front just a few minutes stroll from the harbour. Among many other facilities, here you will find a choice of bars and restaurants, spa and fitness centres, hair salon, outdoor pool with terrace area, hair salon and casino.
The Grand Pasha Hotel and Spa. On the eastern outskirts of Kyrenia, the Grand Pasha combines luxury and style in a contemporary fashion. There is a choice of luxury rooms and suites and the facilities are wide ranging, including fitness room, spa centre with sauna, Jacuzzi and steam room, indoor and outdoor pools, restaurant, library, casino and live entertainment.
The Cratos Premium Hotel. Just a few miles east of Kyrenia, right by the sea, the Cratos is a substantial property offering modern and stylish luxury. Among the extensive facilities are a man-made private beach, outdoor and indoor swimming pools, a selection of bars and restaurants, hair salon, spa centre, casino, shops and fitness centre.
The Merit Park Hotel. On a beautiful sea-front location about six miles to the west of Kyrenia, the Merit Park is one of the Northern Cyprus hotels offered on an ‘ultra all-inclusive’ basis and has just about everything you would want or need. The extremely extensive facilities in this luxurious hotel include a choice of bars and restaurants, outdoor and indoor pools, a fully-equipped spa centre, fitness facility, tennis courts, games room, hair salon, enclosed garden and even its own amphitheatre!
The Malpas Hotel. In a beautiful location in the foothills of the Kyrenia mountain range, the Malpas is the epitome of contemporary, stylish luxury. The wide range of facilities include a nearby private beach, outdoor and indoor swimming pools, beauty salon, choice of bars and restaurants, spa with steam room, massage, sauna, Turkish bath and Jacuzzi, fitness centre and casino.
The Kaya Artemis Hotel. Set near the start of the Karpaz Peninsula, the Kaya is fashioned in the style of the Temple of Artemis, one of the seven wonders of the ancient world. The luxurious décor is stunning and the facilities truly incredible, including indoor and outdoor pools and aqua park, beach, fully-featured spa centre, fitness centre, selection of bars and restaurants, casino, hair salon, shops, and sports facilities with basketball and tennis courts, water sports and a diving centre.
Noah’s Ark Deluxe Hotel. Close to Famagusta on the eastern coast of North Cyprus, the Noah’s Ark is a remarkable building with beautiful grounds and a very large private beach. The extensive facilities include a superb outdoor pool complex with aqua park, indoor pool, choice of bars and restaurants, tennis courts, fully-equipped spa centre, water sports, casino and even a football pitch.
The Merit Royal Hotel. Opened in the summer of 2014, the Royal stands on a sea-front setting to the west of Kyrenia and is offered on an all-inclusive basis. Modern, stylish opulence is the theme here, with beautiful gardens and grounds. The wide range of facilities available include indoor and outdoor polls, a spa centre with sauna, massage and Jacuzzi, casino and a choice of bars and restaurants.