Cyprus

Jane Anderson, Honeymoon expertJane's verdict
How could the home of Aphrodite, goddess of love, be anything other than romantic? Cyprus is a no brainer when it comes to easy honeymoons with year-round sunshine and frequent flights. If your budget allows, splash out on a top hotel. Mine would always be the Anassa on the secluded Akamas Peninsula. Owned by three local sisters, their attention to detail shows.

Recommended tour operator: Inspiring Travel Company

Inspiring Travel Company says

It’s hard to think of a more appropriate honeymoon destination than Cyprus – after all, it was the home of Aphrodite, the goddess of love!

  • Adult-only hotels
  • Year-round sunshine
  • Regional flights

There are many other reasons why Cyprus works so well – there’s year-round sunshine, a wide choice of luxury hotels offering some of the best value and service in the Med and it’s easy to reach from a wide choice of UK airports.

If that isn’t enough, there’s also a great mix of vibrant nightlife, archaeological treasures, tranquil pine forests and mountains, characterful villages and a stunning coastline.

Paphos, on the west coast, is the best choice if you want to combine R&R at your hotel with some nightlife in a lively seaside resort.

The five star Hotel Annabelle is a wonderful hotel set on the seafront, the perfect setting for a wedding as well as your honeymoon. The exceptional service, traditional décor and stunning rooftop pool are some of the hotel’s highlights that we love.

Set in a quiet area, also close to Paphos, you’ll find Asimina Suites, a five star adults-only gem with all-suite accommodation including some with a private pool. There’s a superb spa too as well as a private sandy beach.

The luxury all-inclusive arrangements and adult-only areas at the Olympic Lagoon Resort, a five-minute drive from Paphos, make it a popular choice for couples. Choose from five restaurants for dinner each evening and enjoy your favourite tipple at the swim-up bar.

Head to the Four Seasons in Limassol for sheer unadulterated luxury – not least the only Shiseido spa in the Med and choice of six superb restaurants. We also love the contemporary ParkLane resort for its adult-only Lifestyle Suites, thalassotherapy spa and easy access to glorious sandy beaches.

Anassa is a more intimate property with an exceptional spa; its bayside location on the Akamas Peninsula close to Latchi village helps create the sense of luxurious escapism.

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