Hotel Atlantica Golden Beach, Pathos, Cyprus
Hotel Atlantica Golden Beach is located in Pathos Cyprus. Pathos is one of the biggest resorts in Cyprus because it combines ancient history with a cosmopolitan, modern tourist resort. The coastal part of the town is known as Kato Pathos and has a harbour with a beautiful promenade and numerous open air cafes and bars. You can take a holiday at Hotel Atlantica Golden Beach at any time of year because the Pathos weather and the island of Cyprus is superb with around 300 sunny days each year. With this superb climate, while on holiday at Hotel Atlantica Golden Beach you will want to while away an evening dining in one of several famous Pathos restaurants.
A glossy curtain of palms is all that separates this hotel from the sea. Pulled right up against the coast, the Atlantica Golden Beach gazes out across peacock-blue waters. What's more, it's just footsteps from a soft, sandy beach.
The hotel's out-of-the-way location means it's splendid if you just want to get away from it all. Having said that, Kissonerga, with its handful of shops and tavernas, is only about a kilometre away. And slightly further afield you've got Pathos harbour.
Back at the hotel, there's a great pool scene. A lagoon-like sweep of turquoise, the pool looks out across the bay. Sun terraces and lawns, with sunloungers and umbrellas, complete the picture. For more in the way of relaxation, head for the health club where you'll uncover a sauna, a whirlpool and a range of spa treatments.
When you're ready to step it up a gear, there are tennis courts and a gym. And if you're a golfer, there's a course about 25 minutes away by car.
Inside the hotel, it's simply about understated chic. The lobby is a titanic stretch of marble complete with chunky pillars, wave-like coving and tasteful wing chairs. Similarly, the sun terrace strikes a smart tone with its clutch of wicker chairs and a vine-clad pergola.
Spacious bedrooms, meanwhile, are decorated in pleasant terracotta tones. They come with minibars, satellite TVs and balconies or terraces. Upgrade to a superior room, however, and you can look forward to fluffy bathrobes and fruit and wine on arrival, not to mention a canopied bed-head and sensational sea views.
The restaurant has been given the boutique touch, too. Dressed in neutral shades, it's the faultless setting to enjoy buffet meals, gala dinners and themed nights. On balmy evenings, you can dine al fresco on the terrace. Plus, there's an a la carte eatery if you really choose to splash out.
Of course, as this hotel is falling withing the Thomson Gold range, the food is first class. There's a good range of British and Cypriot fare. Special attention is also paid to the evening entertainment. Cue a good line-up of acts – everything from comedians to live bands.