from only £519pp
The Cratos Hotel in Kyrenia is all about the wow factor.
For those seeking glitz and glamour, look no further than this swanky seafront resort that dazzles its guests with VIP treatment, shining décor and a wealth of indulgent facilities from the moment they arrive.
Flight Times Please note that North Cyprus no longer participates in Daylight Saving Time. This means that the clocks do not go back in October or forward in March. Therefore, the time difference between North Cyprus and the UK will be +3 hours from October to March and +2 hours from March to October.
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This newly-built, top-of-the-range hotel, takes pride in offering its guests a golden experience. The Cratos Hotel is majestically set on the seafront, within extensive prestigious grounds, boasting its own Cypriot marina. A flamboyant design with fancy frills makes this hotel an outstandingly fabulous treat!
Providing outstanding peace and tranquillity within immaculate grounds with magnificent views, this exemplary hotel offers a vast range of facilities and a unique service that makes its privileged guests feel amazing. Luxuriously furnished hotel rooms in an array of styles and sizes, from standard rooms to King Suites with Jacuzzis, ensures there is something for everyone and every budget. The huge pool, of some 1350 square metres, stretches towards the seafront, where the port area with its choice of vibrant and popular restaurants and bars, is located. There are seafront sunbathing terraces and a jetty, from which guests can swim in the sea, with exciting water sports available in high season. To experience their real creature comforts visit the stylishly designed spa, that promotes a wide range of latest health and beauty treatments. This glamorous retreat provides an excellent balance of quality, style, relaxation and pleasure.
Buffet breakfast, lunch and dinner, with unlimited soft and alcoholic local drinks to accompany meals served in the Eden Main Restaurant.
The Terrace Bar and Pool Bar, are amazing places to chill out in style and luxury and indulge in an artfully prepared drink. Guests can also use the Exotica Bar, located in the hotel Spa to escape the world or relax in the friendly North Shield pub, located in the hotel lobby, whilst watching a football match! The Bowling Bar is also another alternative to enjoy. Guests can hire The Coco Bongo to enjoy a special occasion with their own private island bar with chic loungers overlooking the beach area! The Segafredo Café is known as the master of real Italian expresso, whilst, The Susa Patisserie offers its guests heavenly coffee, pastries, ice cream, cake and chocolate varieties served until midnight. Their chefs can also create customised cakes made to order for special occasions! Port Cratos is home to some extravagant gourmet restaurants by the sea…. The Mey Blue fish restaurant is an island favourite, whilst the popular Ocakbasi Restaurant on the jetty serves authentic traditional kebabs and fresh charcoal-grilled meats. La Matta overlooks the beach and serves amazing Italian cuisine. Golden Cage is a trendy Lebonese and Cypriot restaurant and China Rouge is elegant and fashionable, famous for the artistry of its sushi chefs. For light authentic and tasty local snacks, Döner-ci serves the best Turkish kebabs and pides. Whatever your appetite desires, Cratos offers a worldly choice of local and traditional variety.
Cratos Hotel sits on the coast of the beautiful and popular village of Catalkoy, approximately 4 miles east of Kyrenia.
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Room Size: 26sqm
The standard rooms are excellently situated and comfortably equipped with either double or twin beds. Stylishly decorated in warm colours with ultra modern design and furnishings, they offer a relaxing and inviting atmosphere. All rooms offer a spacious balcony with stunning views.
Room Size: 35sqm
These stylish rooms are similar to the hotel rooms, with the added luxury of extra space and facilities, including soft seating and a study desk. All enjoy a Balcony with beautiful views of the Mediteranean sea. Club Superior Rooms are slightly different boasting an attractive pool view (subject to availability and at a small supplement charge).
Room Size: 42sqm
The 34 stylish, luxurious and spacious suite rooms comprise of a comfortable bedroom and living room area. 22 of these rooms are also equipped with a Jacuzzi. Suite rooms on the 4th floor offer a balcony with a beautiful view of either the sea or the pool.
With everything you could possibly desire on your doorstep at Cratos itself, it will be pretty tempting to just hibernate where you are, indulging in their wonderful amenities! However, some sensational sites are also not far and you will be glad you paid them a short visit…..The Buffavento Castle is a distinctive landmark in the area with breath taking views. There is a steep pathway leading up to the castle, so make sure you are in comfortable shoes and take a bottle of water along with you. As the highest of the three castles in Kyrenia, it’s a magnificent place for photos, as well as for exploring a rich and varied history that dates back centuries.
Set on the flanks of the Five-finger (Kyrenia) Mountains, The Bellapais Abbey is another site that is close by (about a 10 minute drive) and highly popular. It’s also where British writer Lawrence Durrell (1912-1990) once lived! The traditional village of Bellapais itself reeps in architectural history and is only about a 15-20 minute walk up the hill from the Abbey, you will enjoy taking in its charming mix of traditional restaurants, cafes and shops, with quaint streets winding into the mountains. If you’re lucky you may be able to experience one of its cultural festivals that are often held in the area. With access to pretty mountain trails decorated with wild flowers, walkers can enjoy the true Northern Cyprus experience of walking amongst the fresh scent of herbs and enjoying the untouched, natural beauty of the island.
There is also the most popular Kyrenia Harbour approx. a 15 minute drive away, home to historical museums and Kyrenia Castle as well as a large variety of shops, small cafes and bars. A great place for present shopping, collecting souveniers and postcards and then relaxing with a rooftop view before you and a Turkish coffee in hand. Kyrenia town centre is only a few minutes away from the harbour boasting some larger shops and fashionable coffee shops and bars.
For nature lovers, ask the receptionist at the hotel for assistance and detailed directions to the riding club situated in Çatalköy,that presents the fantastic opportunity of riding in the Kyrenia mountain range and reaching some historical sites! Fully guided riding, led by a professional team, shows visitors how to ride and walk with a horse. The Alagadi beach, east of Kyrenia, also presents the fascinating opportunity of witnessing baby tea turtles hatching on the sand, your Tour Rep will be able to fill you in on the appropriate season and hours of this popular experience.
Based on 952 traveller reviews
Reviewed Jan 10, 2017
what a hotel! top quality! we stayed here for a few days as some of our family was spending there summer holiday here so we joined them for a bit.this hotel is immaculate, so clean, so well designed, its near enough perfect. the food, the service the staff provide is second to none. the pool and the beach at this hotel are absolutely amazing. the hotel also has a club which is called cage and is really good for a night out. the hotel has a really good casino. all i can say is keep it up crates you was greattttt!
Two night stay at Christmas
Reviewed Jan 7, 2017
Stayed from Christmas Day afternoon till 27th December as a treat for my daughter and grandchildren who live on the Island. Everything was excellent from checking in to checking out. Our room was spacious and very welcoming, food was excellent and plentiful and the hotel Christmas decorations were absolutely fantastic. My daughter and granddaughter used the spa and said it was lovely there. All the staff at the hotel were very friendly and nothing was too much trouble. Only problem we had was we missed our first meal on the Christmas Day lunchtime as we were late checking in, we were told we could get a voucher for another day but didn't realise till after we checked out that it had to be the day of leaving and as my year old grandson wasn't well we had to miss it which was unfortunate. We will definitely be back sometime soon for another stay. I can highly recommend this hotel.
Reviewed Jan 4, 2017
Had a boxing day evening dinner here excellent value with a fantastic choice of food so much to choose from. Lovey hotel very impressive entrance all lit up for Christmas must have taken days to set up as there were so many lights a real fairy tale entrance Very good quality food with a huge choice buffet style so you could select just what you wanted, with all local drinks included very good value with the added bonus of a visit to the casino afterwards.
Awesome hotel..value for money
Reviewed Nov 26, 2016
I've recently stayed at this hotel and have nothing bad to say about it. Its at a great location and so many facilities/amenities under the one roof. Although it was cooler season, the hotel boasts a terrace area overlooking the pool area and sea views..we were able to relax and soak in the sun. My accommodation was booked through "gonorthcyprus", they are pretty reliable. I got a good deal which included full board; breakfast, lunch, dinner, some alcoholic beverages and the spa rooms/indoor pool etc. The buffet was fantastic and a great variety of food to chose from. The rooms were spacious and the beds very comfortable. The hotel is close to the city center of Kyrenia but I do suggest a hire car to get around in. The staff were also very friendly and professional especially front desk staff member "Onur" who was very nice and helpful. I do recommend this hotel in Kyrenia and will be looking forward in coming back for summer 2017. Also to note the popular night club "Cage" is on location and goes off in the summer season. Highly recommended hotel.
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