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APHRODITE HILLS GOLF RESORT With stunning views to the Mediterranean and its exquisite setting among natural vegetation, Aphrodite Hills Golf is paradise for the golfing enthusiast, be it an advanced or intermediate player. The magnificent 18hole Championship Aphrodite Hills Golf Course was designed by acclaimed architect Cabell Robinson and officially opened in 2002. Crowned as the Best Golf Course in Cyprus in the Annual World Golf Awards in 2014, this champion standard magnificent 18-hole championship golf course spreads over 6299 metres. Beautifully manicured fairways line the golf course. It is the perfect mix of manicured fairways of lush Bermuda grass, generous tiered greens and challenging pot bunkers. Visually spectacular, the course expands through indigenous olive and carob trees and is built on two plateaus of a mountain separated by a dramatic ravine. The par3 seventh, where you have to conquer a 130 meter gorge, is the perfect opportunity to put your skills to the test. At the Aphrodite Hills, ‘Golf Academy’, encourages players of all abilities to learn and improve their game at the Aphrodite Hills 3-hole Golf Academy, where a team of four resident PGAqualified golf professionals equipped with a ‘full video swing analysis system’ are on hand to provide the very best in one-on-one golf tuition. With a large, double-ended driving range, a short game area with a large pitching and chipping green, Aphrodite Hills Golf is a simply perfect environment for learning the basics of golf and perfecting your skills before progressing to the full course. The Aphrodite Hills Pro Shop carries an extensive range of golfing equipment and stylish apparel from the world’s leading brands. The luxurious, award winning, five-star Aphrodite Hills Hotel is uniquely and scenically located on a plateau overlooking the legendary birthplace of Aphrodite amidst the glittering blue Mediterranean Sea, the hotel fabulously combines the classic with the contemporary. Ideal for both couples and families alike, Aphrodite Hills Hotel is the perfect getaway for those wanting to just relax as well as sports enthusiasts looking to improve their swing or backhand. Contemporary, elegant and set in an area steeped with Cypriot culture, mythology and tradition, the hotel is a lifestyle haven for devotees of luxury and comfort and the first Resort hotel of its kind in Cyprus. The diverse range of first-class facilities offer something to suit each and every visitor; whether it’s luxurious accommodation, world-class sports facilities, fine dining, relaxation, entertainment or top quality business amenities, the Resort offers it all. Get In Touch C Volume 3 • Issue 32 35