One week at the Palm Beach Hotel & Bungalows in Larnaka is from £669 per personThe hotel is celebrating its 30th anniversary and plans to make this festive season one of its most memorable ones, it will host a special thirteen-day programme, starting on December 23 through to January3.
Activities are designed for the whole family to enjoy and include learning how to make Cypriot pastries and traditional Christmas decorations; a children’s mini club and the chance to meet Santa Claus on Christmas morning; as well as Christmas carols, festive dinners, Christmas lunch.
Afternoon tea, film nights, wine tasting, themed evenings and a champagne night and day starting from December 31 to January 1 are just some of the highlights of the New Year celebrations.
The Cypriot winters tend to be mild and average around 20˚C in the day with bright sunshine and the evenings around 9˚C by the coast. In the Troodos Mountains however there is snow so keen skiers can take to the slopes for a few days skiing.
The Christmas and New Year programme at the Palm Beach Hotel & Bungalows kicks off on December 23 with an organised beach walk in the morning, followed by the chance to do some last minute Christmas shopping in Larnaka town centre. In the afternoon there is movie time with something for adults and children followed by roasting chestnuts by the fire in the Adelphi Lounge. Guests can then go to a gourmet crustacean night in the Omega Restaurant in the evening, followed entertainment in the Piano Bar. On Christmas Eve there will be a chance to sing carols whilst enjoying a festive drink in the Adelphi Lounge plus a gala dinner, and Christmas Day is packed with lots of eating and drinking, plus live entertainment and a casino night.
New Year’s fun kicks off with champagne Möet et Chandon cocktails, gala dinner and for those that carry on dancing through the night, champagne breakfast starts at 7 am on the first day of the year. During the festive season there are also local excursions around the island or the opportunity to hire a car to explore on your own. The luxury 4-star Palm Beach Hotel & Bungalows near Larnaka is situated on the Mediterranean coastline, and now offers five star facilities and services including the Wellness Centre, where guests can recharge their batteries with a range of specialised massages, plus sauna, Jacuzzi and steam bath. For the energetic there are tennis and squash courts, plus outdoor and indoor heated swimming pools and the Water Sports Centre where guests can try their hand at windsurfing, waterskiing and sailing. Cycling is also very popular with bike hire for all ages. There is also the opportunity to go horse riding, just 6km from the hotel. So for the perfect stress free festive period head off to the beautiful island of Cyprus and enjoy all the celebrations without having to lift a finger. Prices are from £669 (saving £80) per person for one week, departing on 19 December, with flights, transfers and accommodation based on two people sharing on a bed and breakfast basis.
Departing December 29 for 7-nights, prices start from £685 per person (saving £81 pp)
For reservations contact the Olympic Holidays on 0800 093 3322 and for more information on the hotel visit www.palmbeachhotel.com