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The Anassa is a 5-star luxury hotel on the north-western side of the Mediterranean island of Cyprus overlooking the bay of Polis. The name in the island's ancient Greek means ‘queen’ as this hotel is the reigning queen of the Thanos group of luxury accommodations. Anassa is also a member of The Leading Hotels of the World.
Cyprus is a large and sunny island in the Mediterranean, enjoying mild winters and long hot summer days. The Anassa is one of the finest hotels on the island; some 50 minutes drive from Paphos airport. Larnaca International Airport is a long drive, but most airlines use it.
Moreover, the roads and transport are good with some beautiful routes along the coastline. Additionally, the Akamas Mountains and national park rise from Polis Chrysochou on the coast with many paths and trails for walkers, bikers, and nature lovers.
Turtles are loved and protected on the island, and visitors can view them at a sanctuary on the Akamas cape. Along the coast, Latchi is a quaint fishing village where popular boat excursions depart from.
The Anassa is a grand and multi-award-winning hotel in a quiet spot at the edge of the Akamas peninsula. It reaches down aromatic paths to golden-sanded picture-perfect beaches.
Sheltered behind greenery, it’s a place very favored by celebrities. Besides, it is perfect for those seeking peace and tranquility in an area of outstanding natural beauty. The staff is also famous for their calm courtesy, efficiency, and local knowledge.
Greek classical style with whitewashed walls, columns, and terracotta tiling is grand but not austere. Moreover, the landscaped gardens are lush and overflowing with Mediterranean trees, shrubs, and flowers. Besides, there is even a Byzantine chapel for weddings within a village square.
Other features include 4 restaurants, tennis courts, luxurious spa and fitness facilities. There is also squash, nearby golf, and luxury brand-name boutiques.
The 166 rooms and suites have gorgeous marine blue views from the sea and infinity pools. Garden view rooms overlook the color and fragrance of the Mediterranean gardens. Furthermore, the décor is cool and classical with soft relaxing blues and plush sofas. There are even pretty balconies with outdoor seating.
Additionally, luxurious bathrooms are in neutral colors with big tubs, showers, and double vanities. In-room amenities include free Wi-Fi, a welcome fruit plate, and a tea/coffee-making machine. There is also fresh water daily, satellite TV, and a DVD player.
Gorgeous sea views, blue/white nautical striped seating, fine white linens on big comfortable beds, and light-filled rooms. Lots of white and flowing muslin curtains. Add-on rooms and extended balconies with seating make this ideal for visiting families.
Garden studio suites and some junior suites also have private pools and handcrafted furnishings. Extra amenities include welcome chef’s treats. Moreover, panorama and family larger suites have a fresh décor of white and neutrals, sweeping bay and Akamas views, and handcrafted artisanal furniture.
These gorgeous villa accommodations feature the same décor of whites, neutrals, and marine blue fabrics. Besides, they benefit from sea views, private infinity pools, and terraces. En-suite bedrooms also have private balconies. Moreover, all residences have many additional luxury amenities and welcome guests with champagne and chef’s treats.
Anassa rightly boasts hotel-made cheeses, fresh-baked bread, rolls, and pastries. You can also have sauces and jams, and the seasonal fresh garden produces. The exceptional culinary team can prepare almost any dish to order.
Basiliko is the premier restaurant in a candlelit romantic setting of ivory vaulted ceilings and creamy-white table linen. Gourmet dining here is a fusion of Asian and Mediterranean flavors.
Helios is another romantic fine dining experience under an olive tree on a fine terrace. French-Mediterranean dishes are served accompanied by piano and harp music.
Additionally, Amphora is open to sea views and sea breezes. This is where guests can appreciate live cooking stations. Full breakfast buffets, à la carte selections, and special dinner treats are available here too.
Furthermore, Pelagos is a very typical Cypriot taverna amid the garden and sea views. It serves fresh seafood, mezze, and Greek salads.
Meltemi is the swim-up pool bar for cocktails. It also serves tasty Cypriot specialties like sheftalia – a sort of seasoned lamb and pork sausage.
Additionally, Blue Bar is the beach version with more typical Cypriot dishes, including the popular calamari plus some Asian additions.
Besides, handcrafted cocktails are mixed at the Armonia to be enjoyed by the sea under the night skies on the many hot Cypriot nights. A weekly Cypriot buffet with music and dancing takes place during the summer months. Beach barbeques are also held frequently.
The hotel has an enviable thalassotherapy spa. It features sublime therapies based on marine health and healing treatments using seawater-based preparations.
Facials are by Tata Harper natural skincare products. Anassa fitness also revolves around water sports with professional instruction, including jetski, windsurfing, parasailing, and paddleboarding. Fitness classes and yoga are also available.
This is a family-friendly hotel with exceptional activities involving the kids. The fitness/water sports programs also offer kid’s classes in scuba and swim/snorkel family boat trips to the locally famous Blue Lagoon. There is also a swimming pool suitable for children of different age groups. Besides, there is a kids club with beach and garden planned activities.
You can also arrange visits to the donkey farm by the hotel concierge services. Kids menus, babysitting, and other services are really geared to making this a welcoming place for guests visiting with little ones.
The hotel is also well-designed for guests with restricted mobility, with wheelchair accessibility in various public areas.
The countryside and coasts of the island offer the most spectacular views of the nighttime skies. The Cyprus Astronomy Organization guides 2-hour stargazing sessions from the beach at Anassa. Cyprus wines are also famous with wine routes throughout the island and wine tasting days.
The hotel wine cellar also has wine tasting sessions. Traditional Cypriot pottery classes are another option if guests can be cajoled from the endless sunny days on fine beaches or cool mountains.
You can also reach the Troodos Mountains easily. There, explore quaint villages where temperatures are lower in summer.
When it's your time to visit this place, you'll no doubt enjoy it. The island of Cyprus has many months of hot sunny days. There are also beautiful mountain and coastal scenery, fine food, and a laid-back atmosphere. A stay at the prominent Anassa Hotel & Thalassa Spa offers a wonderful way to enjoy the scene.
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