See our selection of Cyprus’ best Golf Courses:
Cyprus Golf Courses: Aphrodite Hills
Following on from being named ‘European Golf Resort of the Year 2018’, Aphrodite Hills Resort has now been awarded the IAGTO Sustainability Award and the IAGTO Golf Experience Award 2020. As part of the prestigious IAGTO Awards that celebrate the best in the global golf tourism industry. The Sustainability Awards are held in conjunction with golf sustainability body the GEO Foundation. Which recognize environmental and social excellence in golf.
With stunning views of the Mediterranean Sea and an exquisite setting amongst natural vegetation – the resort is paradise for golfing enthusiasts. Aphrodite Hills Golf Course, PGA National Cyprus, and GEO Certified is unique, exotic and challenging. With a recent €4m investment upgrade including renovation of the greens and complete modernization of facilities, it is now the must play Golf Course of the Mediterranean. The Resort has attained the highest standard of recognition in golf – the PGA National, Cyprus. This top recognition places the award-winning Aphrodite Hills Golf in the highest position for Mediterranean golf courses.
The European Tour has chosen the PGA National Cyprus Golf Course as the host venue for the 2020 newly announced tournaments in Europe. Further, this was the first visit of the European Tour to Cyprus for two consecutive tournaments. The result was highly impressive.
Cyprus Golf Courses: Minthis
Minthis is a beautiful and challenging course. It winds its way past a 12th-century monastery with breath-taking views of the Troodos Mountains and beyond. The 18-hole championship course boasts outstanding holes that organically follow the natural undulations of the topography. Looping past water features and ancient groves, with hundreds of olive trees, fruit orchards and grapevines. As part of a Natura 2000 site, nature is an ever-present element. And the Golf Club was recently the first in Cyprus to be awarded with a GEO Certification. The award recognises its eco-friendly sustainable approach and commitment to nature, resource conservation and community value.
The course was designed by legendary golf architect Donald Steel in 1994, and renovated by Mackenzie and Ebert. It is a flawless example of their philosophy that golf courses should fit into the terrain. Be in keeping with their setting and focus on the details. They are famed for their work on the British Open Championship courses. The same design company used by the R&A for many of the courses on the Open Rota.
“Our work at Minthis has focused on making the course even more beautiful. By drawing the monastery into the landscape and opening views towards the Troodos Mountains.” Tom Mackenzie, Mackenzie and Ebert
Cyprus Golf Courses: Eléa Estate
Situated at the heart of the prestigious Eléa Estate in Cyprus, Eléa Estate Golf Club offers world-class golf in a stunning setting.
The challenging Par 71 course, designed by the legendary Sir Nick Faldo, incorporates numerous natural features and boasts stunning views of the Mediterranean.
Cyprus Golf Courses: Secret Valley
Nestled in a scenic valley surrounded by mature trees and beautiful natural rock formations, the course provides a friendly, relaxed atmosphere in which to enjoy your golf.
Its setting, course condition and sheer playability have made it a favourite with golfers from across the globe. Moreover it consistently appears as the preferred course amongst the island’s golf players in terms of friendly atmosphere, playability and enjoyment.
Find out more: https://cyprusgolftravel.com/golf-courses/
Aphrodite Hills: https://www.aphroditehills.com/golf/
Minthis Hills: https://www.minthisresort.com/resort/golf-club
Elea Estate: http://www.eleaestate.com/en/golf
Secret Valley: https://secretvalleygolfresort.com/