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Almyra Hotel in Paphos, Cyprus

July 14, 2010 by

Almyra is a 189-room, 5-star, luxury boutique hotel in Paphos, Cyprus. Formerly the Paphos Beach Hotel, which was Paphos’ first seafront hotel when it opened in 1972, the hotel was entirely transformed in 2003 to become the 5-star Almyra. Situated on the beachfront, Almrya boasts landscaped grounds with beachfront vistas and 4 freshwater pools.

Accommodations at Almyra come in Room and Suite options, with a range of different views and amenities, such as verandas and terraces. Many of them offer family-friendly amenities and interconnecting room configurations for a comfortable family stay. The Inland View Room is spacious double room with elegant contemporary modern furniture and cool pastel color scheme. Floor-to-ceiling windows overlook Almyra’s landscaped gardens and the town of Paphos beyond. An extra bed or baby cot can be accommodated and interconnecting room configurations are available.

Terrace Garden View Room is a stylish double room in cool pastel tones with marble floors. Floor-to-ceiling windows open out onto a private terrace that extends onto the lawn and Mediterranean gardens beyond. An extra bed or baby cot can be accommodated and interconnecting room configurations are available.

Superior Sea View Room is a stylish room located in the main building of the hotel, with marble floors and panoramic views of the sea and Paphos castle through sliding floor-to-ceiling windows. An extra bed or baby cot can be accommodated and interconnecting room configurations are available.

The Veranda Sea View is an airy room featuring marble floors and panoramic views of the sea and Paphos castle from a private balcony. An extra bed or baby cot can be accommodated; some of the rooms can be interconnected with a Junior Suite for additional space and convenience.

The Almyra Rooms are located on the ground floor of the main building, featuring marble floors and a sea-view terrace that extending onto the beautifully-landscaped Mediterranean gardens. An extra bed or baby cot can be accommodated and interconnecting rooms are available.

Aethon Sea View Room is named after one of the mythical horses that pulled Helios’s sun chariot. Aethon rooms are located on the first and second floors near the AlmyraSpa with balconies overlooking Paphos harbour and the hotel’s gardens. The rooms and are furnished with custom-designed oak furniture, king size beds (twin beds available on request) and walk-in shower with sea-views. No interconnecting rooms are available.

Aethon Sea View Suites feature spacious balconies overlooking the beautifully landscaped Mediterranean gardens. The rooms are located on the first and second floors near the new Almyra spa and are furnished with custom designed oak furniture and king size beds (twin beds available on request). No interconnecting rooms are available.  Additional features include walk-in showers with views out to the sea, flat screen TV’s and free Wi-Fi.

The Junior Suite is a spacious suite can accommodate a couple, an extra bed for a child up to the age of 12 and a cot, so it is perfect for young families. Sliding floor-to-ceiling windows in some suites open onto a balcony with panoramic sea views. Some suites connect to a Veranda Sea View or Terrace Sea View Room.

The 1-Bedroom Suite is a luxurious suite featuring a separate bedroom and living room with magnificent sea views. The living room has a further separate bathroom. Amenities include CD and DVD players, an espresso machine  and exclusive bathroom toiletries. One extra bed and a baby cot can be accommodated.

The 2-Bedroom Suite is a magnificent suite boasting wide-reaching ocean views, two bedrooms and a living room with further separate bathroom. Additional amenities include an espresso machine and exclusive bathroom toiletries. One extra bed and a baby cot can be accommodated in each of the two bedrooms.

The Kyma Suites are Almyra’s signature suites and occupy a privileged seafront position in the gardens, close enough to hear the gentle lapping of the waves (‘Kyma’ in Greek). This spacious open-plan suite has a sitting and bedroom area with spectacular sea views. Outside, there is a seafront terrace, lawn with king size ‘day-bed’ and roof-top terrace with panoramic views of Paphos harbour. The suite can accommodate two adults, one child and an infant in a cot. Some interconnecting suites are available.

Notios Restaurant at Almyrs allows guests to experience the purity of Japanese food combined with sensuous Mediterranean flavours at the al fresco Notios. Our Executive Chef loves experimenting but is equally passionate about simple, honest food. The result: exciting, modern cuisine underpinned with culinary integrity. Notios is open for lunch and dinner from April to November (weather-permitting the rest of the year).

Mosaics Restaurant, Almyra’s main restaurant, caters for all tastes with modern Mediterranean and International buffets, à la carte selections, live à la minute cooking and vibrant theme nights (including Traditional Cyprus, Seafood Market and Asian-Pacific). From a simple salad to swordfish kebabs to sumptuous homemade desserts, Mosaics’ lavish selection guarantees that you’ll find exactly what you fancy, when you fancy it.

The beachfront Ouzeri Restaurant epitomises all that is best about Cypriot seaside dining: light Greek snacks, local specialities, the cool sea breeze and live entertainment several nights a week… Open April to November only.

AlmyraSpa’s Eauzone Restaurant, adjacent to the Spa, is a relaxing poolside haven with unobstructed sea views. Snack on light bites with an Asian twist or refresh with a therapeutic tonic or tea. AlmyraSpa and Eauzone restaurant are only open to guests over the age of 16.

Flavours at Helios is located on the right side of the lobby, by the fireplace, and is a dining venue that opens onto a terrace with magnificent sea views.

Helios Lounge Bar is a comfortable lounge serving coffee, cakes, cocktails and light snacks throughout the day. A great tip for guests is to visit at sunset for an unforgettable sunset, with views of the scarlet skies behind Paphos Castle.

Omakase Menus, meaning ‘trust the chef’ in Japanese, ‘Omakase’ surprise tasting menus involve guests ‘discovering’ each Japanese-Mediterranean course as they dine. The innovative concept features five to nine courses of Japanese-Mediterranean cuisine, each with a unique texture and flavour… Choose from Kiku ‘Chrysanthemum’ Omakase (five course menu), Yanagi ‘Willow Tree’ Omakase (seven course menu) or Sakura ‘Cherry Blossom’ Omakase (nine course menu). Omakase menus are available in Notios or as private dining on the candle-lit Kyma Suite roof terraces. Menus can be discussed with the Chef the day before and tailored to suit any occasion or requirement (including vegetarian), for groups of two to eight people. Guests should book 24 hours in advance, to avoid disappointment.

Almyra’s exclusive Zen Meze© concept was influenced by the easy ambience of Notios restaurant and the steady lapping of the waves on the adjacent shore. Featuring dishes from the à la carte menu, served in ‘waves’ for everyone to share, Zen Meze© turns a simple meal into a relaxing and enjoyable social event. Particularly suitable for families and groups.

What’s your favourite spot at Almyra? On the Kyma lawn? Down by the sea? In the gardens? The kitchen team at Almyra will happily cook a private barbeque for you, wherever you choose, with a choice of grilled meat, fish and vegetables served with various starters, salads and desserts. Pick your spot, book with Guest Services and leave the rest to their outstanding team.

almyraspa™ is a holistic utopia complemented by fantastic sea-views. Six treatment rooms and three spa suites offer organic and marine-based therapies using products from Just Pure and Osea. The Spa has an indoor pool, outdoor infinity pool, yoga deck, saunas, steam rooms, Vichy showers, gym, hair salon, tennis court and Eauzone restaurant. Just Pure products combine raw natural materials, fresh plant extracts and cold-pressed plant oils, produced organically and in accordance with lunar cycles. Osea – a naturally-derived marine-based skin care line – combines seaweed, pure organic essential oils and marine botanicals. Guests should note AlmyraSpa is only open to family members aged 16 and above. Between December and March, the indoor pool is open to children between 9am and 1pm.

Family-friendly facilities are an integral part of Almyra’s contemporary resort philosophy. The hotel has a specially-designed children’s pool (shaded by awnings on hot days and heated in winter); supervised clubs for guests aged 6 months to 16 years; an indoor playroom and outdoor playground; excellent babysitting service; innovative ‘Baby Go Lightly’ pre-order service; children’s menus in all restaurants and a wide-range of interconnecting room options.

Meeting facilities at Almyra echo the sleek standards found throughout the rest of the hotel. Five stylish and naturally-lit board and function rooms accommodate 2-250 people, with a dedicated team on hand to ensure that each event is handled with the utmost professionalism and care. Almrya is a perfect location for all meeting and events types, including Weddings, family celebrations and corporate functions.

Almyra is an ultra-luxurious hotel that caters to both families and couples alike with outsanding service and amenities. Located in Paphos, Cyprus, with its wonderful history, beautiful year-round climate and amazing seafront location, it is a must-stay experience for the Chic Traveler.

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