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Why You'll Love Windsurfing With Columbia Beach Resort!

  • Fantastic family oriented hotel with a great kids club
  • Surrounded by stunning white cliffs, vineyards and orchards
  • Amazing lagoon style swimming pool


Nestled in the embrace of the Blue Flag, 2km long Pissouri Bay – a peaceful and pastoral area situated a mere 20 minutes from both Paphos and Limassol – the five-star Columbia Beach Resort has earned an identity for itself within the island’s wider hospitality sphere that is synonymous with exclusivity and exceptionality: in facilities, service, and (above all) experience.

It is not just the secluded location, rustic architecture, and 169 lovingly appointed suites that continue to charm, but guests feel as if they’re coming home. This five-star, all-suite resort has established itself as the crème de la crème of the island’s hospitality offerings. Intimate, quaint, authentic, pastoral, and personal: the resort has long served as a serene space, a refuge, and thus it is no surprise that the worldwide-revered Small Luxury Hotels of the World welcomed Columbia Beach Resort into its boutique collection. Unrivalled for space along Pissouri Bay – being the only hospitality option of its kind here – the resort has come to embody the ethereal and awe-inspiring nature of Pissouri.

Driven dynamically by dialogue with guests, the resort underwent a metamorphosis: a landmark renovation, in 2017. Columbia Beach Resort is now spread over 75,000 m²; offering guests a new level of space and luxury. Columbia Beach Resort further enhanced its long-revered dining offerings with the addition of 2 restaurants and 3 bars. A dedicated children’s menu is also on hand throughout the resort.

Delivering experience – the opportunity to try new activities, explore the local area, or even simply enjoy quality time with loved ones – has always been core to Columbia Beach Resort’s identity. Now, with the resort’s fortification, guests can choose from a variety of activities, including cycling and hiking tours, watersports, sailing, scuba diving, golf, cooking lessons, wine tasting, yoga, and more.

Meanwhile, for those seeking quality time with their loved ones, the resort now boasts two swimming pools: one (to the west) is ideal for quiet relaxation that couples will no doubt enjoy, and the other (to the east) is perfectly poised to cater to families looking to engage in a few games.


As individual as you: each of the 169 exclusive suites are unique, offering not only unsurpassed comfort and elegant furnishings but also unforgettable views. Guests are welcomed into a world of comfort and well-being, enriched by elegant furnishings and fine attention to detail. Luxury incarnate lies not only with the beauty of the surroundings, but with the feelings they inspire, and that is why Columbia Beach Resort prides itself on its guests feeling perfectly at home whilst being on the retreat of their dreams. Hand-woven fabrics and masterful wooden furniture accent the suites, with colours chosen to reflect the landscape and surrounding Mediterranean Sea. Cool, stone floors and ceiling fans keep the rooms comfortable in summer, with full room heating available come winter. Bathrooms are embellished with double sinks, bathtubs and separate showers, along with guests being treated to exclusive skin care and bathroom accessories, courtesy of Molton Brown. Always aspiring to satisfy guests, select suites are available to facilitate families, wheelchair users, and honeymooners, with the option of booking an abode with an open fireplace, or private pool also available.

Junior Suite Garden View
King, Queen or Twin beds with a sofa and seating area, a writing desk and en suite tea and coffee making facilities. A spacious wooden balcony with clear views to the gardens. Large marble bathrooms, most with a separate shower. A cigar box is located next to each bedside that allows convenience to the guest for light and fan control. All rooms contain flat screen T.V. with 31 free channels.

Executive Suite Sea View
Offering clear panoramic views of Pissouri Bay from a spacious wooden balcony above the Resort’s lush garden lawns these 60 m² suites are located just steps away from the Mediterranean; with King or Twin beds, a large seating area, writing desk, en suite tea and coffee making facilities and a large marble bathroom with separate shower facilities. 

Executive Suite Pool View
With clear views over the outdoor pool from a spacious wooden balcony on the Resort’s west side, these 47 m² suites offer elegant décor with King, Queen or Twin beds, a large seating area, writing desk and en suite tea and coffee making facilities. 

Executive Suite Garden View
Located around the Resort’s west pool, these 47 m² suites offer clear views over the gardens from a spacious wooden balcony, with King, Queen or Twin beds, a large seating area, writing desk and en suite tea and coffee making facilities. 

Junior Suite Pool View
With clear views over the 80m lagoon-style infinity pool on the left side of the Resort, these Junior Suite Pool View Suites offer Queen or Twin beds with a sofa and seating area, a writing desk and en suite tea and coffee making facilities. 

Junior Suite Sea View
King, Queen or Twin beds with sofa and seating area, a writing desk and en suite tea and coffee making facilities. A spacious wooden balcony with clear views across the gardens to the sea.

Executive Suite Sea View with a Fireplace
Offering clear panoramic views of Pissouri Bay from a spacious wooden balcony above the resort’s lush garden lawns these 60 m² suites are located just steps away from the Mediterranean; with King or Twin beds, a large seating area, writing desk, en suite tea and coffee making facilities and a large marble bathroom with separate shower facilities. 

Two Bedroom Family Suite Sea View
These family-friendly suites, boast 70m² of comfort, with sea and pool views, set along the coastline by the east side's swimming pool. The main bedroom can host either a Queen sized or Twin beds, with a seating area, writing desk, en suite tea and coffee making facilities and an en suite bathroom, whilst the second bedroom is separated by sliding wooden doors and houses two single beds, along with a bathroom with shower, basin and toilet. Double doors lead through to the large balcony. Six of these suites also connect with Junior Suites Sea View, not only from the main seating area but also by the balcony offering an outside area of 20 square metres. 

Executive Suite Sea View Main Building
Located on the Executive floor of the Resort’s west main building these exquisite 60m² suites offer uncompromised views of the 80m lagoon-style infinity pool and Pissouri Bay from a spacious wooden balcony above the Eros terrace. Offering King, Queen or Twin beds, a large seating area, a writing desk, en suite tea and coffee making facilities and a large marble bathroom with separate shower and toilet cubicle. 

Cape Suite
These coveted 60m² suites were named after the Cape overlook and occupy a prime position on the corner of resort east’s main building, with breath-taking views of the sea from two balconies, a Queen-size bed, large seating area, walk-in wardrobe, writing desk, en suite tea and coffee making facilities, a large marble bathroom with separate shower. Sliding or folding doors separate the sleeping area from the sitting room area. 

Executive Suites Eagles Nest with a Private Plunge Pool
With unrivalled panoramic views over the resort and the Bay of Pissouri these secluded 60 m² suites are located on a small hill opposite the resort’s west entrance, which guests can reach using an air-conditioned elevator. Offering the ultimate in luxury and décor with a King size bed, a large seating area, writing desk, en suite tea and coffee making facilities and a large marble bathroom with separate shower; these suites with a private plunge pool have a large terrace and not a balcony. 

One Bedroom Suite Inland View
Cleverly designed with two separate areas, these 75m² suites cater to the needs of any travelling party of 5 adults or 4 adults and 2 children. A communal space features a seating area, television, a writing desk, en suite tea and coffee making facilities and separate toilet; open plan, this also includes a Queen-sized bed and en suite bathroom with bathtub, shower stall, television and balcony access, whilst the separate bedroom has twin beds, a television, and separate bathroom with shower stall. A large balcony conjoins all three spaces. 

Drink & Dine

A gourmet’s haven, Columbia Beach Resort’s Executive Chef, Ioannis Giakoumidis, works tirelessly to ensure that the culinary creations are always fresh and that your appetite is always satisfied. There are a total of six restaurants and bars, all uniquely positioned to cater to guests’ wants and needs. Whether indulging in local flavours brought brilliantly to life with international nuances at the Apollo Tavern, or spoiling yourself with the finely-balanced, delectable tastes and aromas springing forth from Bacchus Italian Gourmet Restaurant’s kitchen, all diners are treated with the utmost care and respect as they embark on their culinary journey. Meanwhile, all our restaurants’ decors have been developed in tandem with their flavour profiles to engender a holistic dining experience.

Not in the habit of overlooking its younger guests, children are treated to their own special menu – their first foray into the world of gastronomy – whilst the team of stellar chefs is on hand and happy to cater to any special dietary requirements guests may hav, as well as cater to a special event, be it a relaxed barbeque along the seafront, or a private dinner for two.

Apollo Tavern
Rustic and inviting, Apollo Tavern is blessed with both an abundant menu to suit all tastes, and a key location overlooking Columbia Beach Resort’s lush, green lawns, and the rolling hills of Cape Aspro descending into the azure sea. Open for both lunch and dinner, Apollo Tavern’s speciality is in providing a traditional Cypriot dining experience, courtesy of its rich and sumptuous meze: a vast array of small dishes that are shared amongst the table giving diners insight into the full breadth and depth of the ever-evolving menu. Heavily influenced by cuisine typical to the Eastern Mediterranean, the Chefs’ creativity is nevertheless unbound, and steadfast staples – such as salads, soups, pasta and risotto dishes – are served alongside grilled meats and fish, and exquisitely traditional fare.

Atrium Restaurant
Start your day with a verve befitting a five-star holiday by breakfasting at Atrium Restaurant, a space accented by warm woods and atmospheric lighting. Situate yourselves at one of the neatly lain tables along the elevated veranda, behold the breathtaking view of the azure sea, and prepare to gorge on the lavish breakfast spread provided fresh daily. From baked goods and cereals to fresh fruit, à la minute fare, and some local favourites (namely, Columbia Beach Resort’s famed halloumi bread), there is something to tempt every palate. During the cooler months, Atrium Restaurant may also serve as your dinner haven; serving gourmet themed buffets, with a backdrop of refined musical entertainment and attentive service will ensure an inimitable dining experience.

Bacchus Italian Gourmet Restaurant 
Named after the mythical Greek god of wine and mystical ecstasy. A celebration of Italian cuisine – putting diners closely in touch with regional specialities from across Italy – Bacchus is a truly inviting space, with its high ceilings, elegant furnishings, and welcoming staff. Whether sat inside, or along our sun-drenched terrace next to the palm-fringed pool, diners may sway to the soft sounds of live Italian music, whilst leisurely perusing the rich menu. Bacchus' à la carte menu has been carefully created by the resort’s award-winning, Michelin Star-trained Executive Chef, Ioannis Giakoumidis, who is unfailingly driven by passion, imagination, and sincerity in sharing his love of food with guests. Bacchus is also the site at which guests are invited to enjoy their daily sumptuous breakfast, bursting with both sweet and savoury delights spanning a selection of home-made breads and pastries, cereals, fresh fruits, pancakes, waffles, eggs made to order, sparkling wine, and more.

Cape Aspro Pool Bar & Restaurant 
Named for the white cliffs (aspro meaning ‘white’ in Greek) that embrace Pissouri Bay, Cape Aspro Pool Bar & Restaurant makes for the ultimate in al fresco dining, expressive of the joys of island living. Satiating the desire for a refreshing beverage in the hot summer months has never been easier, as guests can enjoy the swim-up feature of Cape Aspro Pool Bar, sipping on a chilled drink whilst relaxing in the swimming pool. As day turns to night, guests can savour an exotic cocktail on the ‘land’ side of the bar adjacent to the pool, the perfect place from which to behold the kaleidoscope of colours as the sun begins to set. A brand new menu is dedicated to offering guests seafood-centric sharing platters. Providing guests with a mouth-watering journey of Mediterranean-inspired delights, Cape Aspro uses the very best of the region’s seafood with dishes expertly created by the Resort’s Executive Chef, Ioannis Giakoumidis. This new menu provides a more relaxed dining option with little yet luscious sharing plates that allow guests to choose a selection of delicacies to taste test. Cape Aspro’s unique sharing plates include Cypriot inspired dishes such as ‘Ouzo Bites’ as well as more recognised Mediterranean classics. A table at Cape Aspro restaurant is highly coveted in the warmer months thanks to its elevated position overlooking the bay. 

Eros Cocktail Bar
With its distinct nautical theme and enviable cocktails, Eros Cocktail Bar is an inviting space in which to sit back and relax. Further distinguished by its panoramic views of the resort’s landmark lagoon pool, and the Bay of Pissouri, a full menu is on hand, spanning cocktails, wines, spirits, hot and cold coffees, tea, and fresh juice. At select times of the year, Eros Cocktail Bar plays home to a series of special events, such as Afternoon Tea.

No visit to Cyprus is complete without sampling the famed anise-flavoured aperitif, ouzo, alongside a traditional meze (small plates providing for a full taste of the menu, akin to the Spanish tapas). Wanting to ensure that guests are granted full access to life in Cyprus, the resident Ouzeri bar is on hand, serving a selection of ouzo, zivania (a locally-produced grape-based spirit), wines, and more, to accompany guests’ meals.

Poseidon Beach Bar 
Let the breeze caress your skin, and the sound of the waves soothe your tired mind: welcome to Poseidon Beach Bar, an oasis of nature on the sea’s shore. As you soak in the warm colours of the sunset sprawling out along the horizon, sample hot and cold snacks, thirst-quenching, cool drinks, and heavenly ice cream.

Poseidon Pool Bar 
Availing of the 80 metre-long lagoon pool will no doubt inspire a hunger that Poseidon Pool Bar is perfectly positioned to satiate. With a swim-up feature, placing your order has never been easier. Choose from a range of flavoursome delicacies, cool drinks, ice creams, and more: nourishment for the next lap, perhaps?

Seven C’s Bar
The Seven C’s is a nautically-themed elegant bar, where you are invited to enjoy one of the choice cocktails or select from our assortment of wines and fresh juices. Mouth-watering snacks and scrumptious ice cream, as well as the famous Cyprus coffee, are all available here, too – or if you prefer an Italian coffee, you must try the cappuccino with Columbia’s unique signature sailboat design.

Health & Wellness

Welcome to Hébe Spa, the multi-award winning haven where the spirit is soothed, the mind refreshed, and the body rejuvenated. Named for the Ancient Greek mythological goddess of youth, Hébe – who famously provided her fellow deities with sweet-honeyed ambrosia conferring immortality – Columbia Beach Resort is uniquely positioned to restore your vitality, sending you back to your daily life ready to survive any challenges that come your way, and thrive beyond them.

Further to providing a variety of treatments – spanning massages, facials, hand, feet, and body treatments, many brought to fruition in collaboration with world-renowned skincare brand, Elemis – the 1,050m² Hébe Spa is also home to a Jacuzzi, sauna, steam room, 2 squash courts, fully equipped gym, aerobic room with a regular schedule of fitness classes, hair and nail studio, and more, not to mention the indoor pool that, come summer, is masterfully adjoined with the 80m outdoor lagoon-style, infinity pool, meandering magnificently through the heart of the Resort.

For The Family

When you book your family holidays at the Columbia Beach Resort – renowned for its secluded, safe environment and family-friendly atmosphere – you can be sure of thrills, adventure, sunshine and socialising in one of the most beautiful spots in the whole of Cyprus. The facilities have been thoughtfully shaped to ensure that families are well taken care of from start to finish.

Whether engaging in Learn2Swim lessons, organised bike tours courtesy of our professional cycling centre, BikeCyprus (under the direction of two-time former Swiss cycling champion, Thomas Wegmüller), dynamic watersports activities, boat trips, or cooking lessons with the Michelin-star trained Executive Chef, Ioannis Giakoumidis, there is something for all the family.

Cub Life Crèche – welcomes babies and children aged 4 months - 3 years and will be open 6 days a week, all year round and includes a Baby play zone and a Toddler play area. The Den Kids Club is a space where children will feel inspired to learn about their surroundings and local flora and fauna. The Den Kids Club is open daily throughout the summer, and at peak holiday times such as Easter and Christmas. It welcomes children aged 4-12. The Kids Club is bursting at the seams with fun, engaging, and entertaining activities, all led by qualified staff members. From pizza making and baking, to arts and crafts, mini football, paper creations, stone painting, and more, little ‘cubs’ emerge from the Den full of confidence and feeling at home in their surroundings. All children will benefit from daily outdoor play when attending childcare. Childcare staff will endeavour to use as much of the hotel grounds as possible including the swimming pools, beach and grass/play areas. We strongly recommend pre-booking childcare sessions before arriving in the resort. This is to avoid disappointment as spaces are limited due to strict ratios.

The Sports & Leisure Programme is a weekly series of activities designed for people of all ages and abilities, and led by a multi-lingual Sports & Leisure Specialist.
Below is just a taste of the activities on offer our younger guests:
Table tennis
Giant Jenga
Greek lesson
Backgammon lesson
Swimming lesson intro
Cooking demonstration (Seasonal)
Children’s sailing club

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