Aphrodite Hills Golf Course
- Golf club
Right on the hills near Aphrodite’s Rock in Kouklia village, Paphos, is located Aphrodite Hills Golf Course part of Aphrodite Hills Resort.
As per the legend, Aphrodite’s Rock or “Petra tou Romiou” (“Πέτρα του Ρωμιού”) is where the Greek goddess of love and beauty was born, emerging out of the sea-foam. The Resort subsequently, takes its name from this mythical location.
The Resort is situated in a tranquil area surrounded by a beautiful scenery, with a view on the Mediterranean Sea. Apart from the Golf Course, the Resort is comprised, among others, by the 5-star hotel, the private residences, a spa retreat and the tennis academy. A station to relax is the “Plateia” that is a replica of a traditional Cypriot village square that offers various facilities and includes cafes, shops and a pub.
The centerpiece of the Resort, Aphrodite Hills Golf Course opened to the public in 2002. It is an 18-hole championship golf course and is licensed as the PGA National, Cyprus. It was designed by Cabell B. Robinson, a renowned American golf architect, in a relatively open parkland layout, spreading out in over 6000 meters. Completing the Mediterranean landscape, olive and carob trees were planted, while a 130-meter gorge adds a unique character on the course.
This award-winning golf course becomes the perfect combination of leisure and challenge for the golfers.