Columbia Beach Resort - Hospitality with Heart
A little corner of heaven in Pissouri
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Columbia Beach Resort is situated in the wide sweeping arc of Pissouri bay with its sandy beaches, 'blue flag' rated azure waters, dazzlingly white cliffs and a seascape that stretches forever.
High on the hill behind nestles the little town of Pissouri, home to fishermen, vine growers and crafts people as well as many who commute to Limassol and Paphos. Pissouri Bay is breathtakingly pretty with its numerous fishing boats and beyond the little shops and tavernas - at the far end of the bay- is where the Columbia Beach Resort nestles in tranquil isolation with a warm Cypriot welcome for its guests.
Columbia Beach Resort is a luxurious five star resort that opened to much acclaim in 2002 and has maintained its place as a market leader, and a member of the boutique collection of Small Luxury Hotels of the World since 2010. As a five-star, all-suite Resort, Columbia Beach has established itself as the crème de la crème of the island’s hospitality offerings and has won numerous awards from the World Travel Awards, TripAdvisor, and other distinguished bodies within the travel industry. The resort has been honoured on numerous occasions with accolades spanning 2021's Leaders in Luxury Award, Most Scenic Mediterranean Resort Cyprus 2021 Restaurant & Bar Awards, 2021 Green Key Award, 2020 Global Wedding Award, 2020 Winner-Seven Stars Luxury Hospitality & Lifestyle Award Signum Vertutis Hotels and Resorts, Action for A-T Award in excellence Philanthropy Award 2020, Europe’s Leading Luxury All Suite Resort 2019-2016 and Mediterranean’s Leading Resort 2018-2016, Mediterranean’s Leading Spa Resort 2015-2009, Cyprus’ Leading Resort 2017-2016-2014-2013, Resort Spa of the Year in Eastern Europe (World Spa & Wellness Awards) 2018, Cyprus’ Leading Spa Resort 2017-2012-2011-2008, Best Golf Hotel Cyprus 2015 (World Golf Awards), Customer Excellence Award (British Airways) 2018-2016, Haute Grandeur Global Hotel Awards 2019-2018, Certificate of Excellence (Tripadvisor) 2019-2018 as well as Travellers' Choice (Tripadvisor) 2019-2015, Traveller Review Awards (Booking.com) 2020 and Loved by Guests 'Most Wanted (Hotels.com) 2020.
The Resort has been beautifully designed and built with 169 multi-purpose suites – all with a view either of the sea or the beautifully maintained gardens. Each suite has been thoughtfully furnished using the finest fabrics and luxurious soft furnishings to create the perfect place to relax during an unforgettable holiday. Each staff members works quietly behind the scenes to ensure that all aspects are maintained at the highest standard.
Enjoy a gourmet dinner, share a meze, or try the island's freshest seafood at one of the three restaurants and the pop up al fresco eatery Street Eats. Each restaurant offers a different atmosphere and dining experience, but you can guarantee the food will be exceptional.
Eating well is a key element of any stay at the Columbia Beach Resort. The celebrated team of chefs uses the wealth of ingredients that grow abundantly in the Cyprus sunshine and source the best from around the world to produce heavenly cuisine. With its high ceilings and elegant furnishings, Bacchus Restaurant invites guests to indulge in a glamorous, fusion dinner, sampling the best of Mediterranean and Asian inspired dining the island has to offer, with a menu 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 our guests. Bacchus is also the site at which guests are invited to enjoy their daily sumptuous breakfast, bursting with both sweet and savoury delights.
Looking out over the gardens and turquoise sea, the Apollo Tavern offers a traditional Cypriot dining experience in a beautiful rustic setting. Open for both lunch and dinner, the creative chef serves up typical Eastern Mediterranean cuisine, including favourites like moussaka, souvlaki and kleftiko, alongside plenty of fish and seafood. For those who want to try everything, there is a delicious meze menu offering a vast array of small dishes that you can share between you.
Cape Aspro Restaurant
With its seafood sharing platters and exotic cocktails, Cape Aspro offers a more relaxed, al fresco dining option and a stunning location overlooking Pissouri Bay. Using the best of the island's seafood, the Executive Chef Ioannis Giakoumidis has created small dishes designed for sharing. During the day, you can swim up to the Cape Aspro Pool Bar and order a drink or cool off with an ice cream on the terrace. If you're staying on the east side of the resort then enjoy a delicious breakfast at Cape Aspro.
Elevating the excitement and eclecticism of street food to five-star standards, Columbia Beach Resort invites guests to Street Eats, on selected evenings throughout the year. Either overlooking the sea at Cape Aspro or on the deck of the Poseidon Beach Bar the joy of casual dining with family and friends under the stars, whilst watching Chef work his magic on the fire-pit centred BBQ, combines with indulging on beloved international delights. Available for dinner only, Street Eat’s small plates and sharing platters, and cool and casual setting, will serve as an inspiring alternative to a fun evening out.
From a traditional Cypriot meze to gourmet MediterrAsian dishes, the three restaurants cater for every taste, including special menus for children. Browse the menus to find out what's on offer.
From a swim-up pool bar to a traditional Cypriot Ouzeri, there are six bars at Columbia Beach Resort where you can relax with a drink looking out over unparalleled views of the resort or beach.
The Hébe Spa
For those who enjoy relaxing and recharging on holiday, The Hébe Spa (named after the goddess of Youth) is a multi award-winning haven offering a variety of treatments that enhance holistic relaxation and rejuvenation.
Having the time to enjoy sport is part of a good holiday too and Columbia Beach Resort has squash courts, a well equipped gym and an aerobic room as well as popular Jacuzzi and Sauna. Just a short distance away in Pissouri Bay there are a variety of water sports for all ages and abilities too.
Special Events and Weddings
As well as being ideal for holidays all year through, Columbia Beach Resort is the perfect choice for weddings. There is a choice of venues, food menus, flowers and entertainment and the Columbia Beach Resort’s team is highly experienced in creating unforgettable celebrations to mark important family occasions – but not only weddings - engagements, Christenings and special wedding anniversaries as well as a myriad of different corporate functions.
Columbia Beach Resort is much more than a holiday.