The Golden Bay Beach Hotel

Set in an airy building surrounded by palm trees, this upmarket beachfront hotel is 10 km from both the Castle of Larnaka and the archaeological exhibits of Pierides Museum.

The chic, modern rooms offer free Wi-Fi, flat-screen TVs, minifridges, and tea and coffeemaking equipment. All have balconies and/or sea views. Suites add sitting areas, living rooms, and/or terraces with hot tubs.

Amenities consist of 4 international restaurants and 3 bars, including a buffet eatery and a swim-up bar. There’s also a posh spa, an indoor pool and an outdoor pool, plus a gym, tennis courts and a game room. A private beach area has sunloungers and umbrellas.