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Alexander the Great Beach Hotel

Cyprus, Paphos

The popular Alexander the Great Beach Hotel overlooks a Blue Flag sandy beach in the heart of Paphos, close to the old fishing harbour and Paphos Castle.

The hotel offers a choice of well appointed rooms as well as cabanas, some with a private pool, which are located in the hotel's gardens and are exclusively for adults.

There is a choice of restaurants from a traditional Greek taverna to contemporary Japanese. The hotel offers a choice of swimming pools with a new infinity pool with waterfalls and whirlpools, the Serenity pool which is reserved for adults and an indoor heated pool with panoramic sea views.

Hotel child prices apply to ages 2-12 years.

The hotel has 202 rooms. 

  • Overlooks a Blue Flag sandy beach
  • Infinity pool with whirlpool jets
  • Award-winning products at the Serenity Spa
  • Close to central Paphos
  • Sea view Japanese restaurant

Guests choosing half board plus will receive breakfast and either lunch or dinner; a choice of four restaurants for dinner, including three theme restaurants and either a glass or sparkling wine, or a glass of premium wine, or a glass of premium local beer or a glass of soft drink and a large bottle of mineral water for two. Guests choosing full board plus are entitled to lunch and dinner.

Added value


Early booking discount

Save up to 5% discount on the hotel price for holidays between 01 November 2018 - 30 April 2019 booked by 30 September 2018.

Exclusive to Sovereign

Each adult receives one free 30 minute back massage once during their stay for holidays between  01 April 18  30 April 2019.


Bars & Restaurants

Cafe Royal

Opening Times:
07:00 - 10:30
12:30 - 14:30

Included With:
Half Board Plus, Full Board Plus

Café Royal serves a buffet breakfast and lunch with live cooking. During the winter season a set menu may take place instead of a buffet service.

Garibaldi Ristorante Italiano

Opening Times:
Dinner 18:30 - 22:00
Winter season 18:30 - 21:30 (open twice a week)

The restaurant is closed on Sundays and during the winter season it is open twice a week

Dress Code:
The dress code is smart casual.

Candlelit with soft music, the Garibaldi Ristorante Italiano is open for dinner and offers refined Italian gastronomy in a relaxing environment which is exclusively for adults.

Guests on half board plus and full board plus may eat at this restaurant once a week.

Alexander's Bar

Open all day and into the early hours, Alexander's Bar is the perfect place to sit back and relax with a refreshing drink in an inviting atmosphere. A full bar menu is available with drinks such as beer, wine, liquors, brandies, digestives and aperitifs.

Infinity Pool Bar & Restaurant

Opening Times:
10:00 - 19:00
Opening hours are subject to weather conditions.

Opening Dates:
April - October

The Infinity Pool Bar & Restaurant is open during the day and offers snacks and drinks beside the pool with a sunbed service. A selection of cocktails, beers, wines, coffee and soft drinks are available.

Limanaki Greek Tavern

Opening Times:
Dinner 18:30 - 22:00
May - October
(Open four times a week subject to weather conditions)

Dress Code:
The dress code is smart casual.

Open for dinner, Limanaki Greek Tavern has an outdoor setting serving traditional Greek and Cypriot meze from local ingredients with views of the sea.

Guests on half board plus and full board plus may eat at this restaurant once a week.

Roxane's Restaurant

Opening Times:
Dinner 18:30 - 21:30

Included With:

Half Board Plus, Full Board Plus

Dress Code:
The dress code is smart casual and gentlemen are required to wear long trousers.

Open for dinner and serving an extensive buffet with show cooking, Roxane's Restaurant offers a different theme every evening including a children's menu. A choice of salads, appetizers, pastas and a sweet corner are all also on offer.

During the winter season a set menu may replace the buffet.

Swim-up Bar

Opening Times:
10:00 - 18:00

Opening Dates:
Opening hours are subject to weather conditions
May - October

Guests can enjoy smoothies, ice cold drinks, beers and cocktails throughout the day at the Swim Up Bar.

Seven Orchids Pan Asian Restaurant

Opening Times:
Dinner 18:30 - 22:00
May - October
(Open four times a week)

Dress Code:
The dress code is smart casual.

Open for dinner, the Seven Orchids pan Asian Restaurant is an outdoor restaurant with views over the Mediterranean Sea offering contemporary Japanese cuisine.

Open four times a week during the summer and subject to weather conditions in the winter.

Guests on half board plus and full board plus may eat at this restaurant once a week.

Beach & Pools

Swimming Pools

Alexander The Great Beach Hotel has an array of options when it comes to pools. An infinity pool with swim-up bar, kids pool, heated indoor pool and spa pool.

The infinity pool has jets, waterfalls and whirlpools with magnificent views of the ocean and the kids pool features water games to keep the children entertained.

The spa pool is located in a quieter area of the hotel and boasts back massage jets, seated whirlpools and a chill-out plunge pool. 


If you prefer sand for your swim, the Blue Flag beach in front of the hotel is ideal and boasts an array of activities such as watersports, sailing and scuba diving (available at a charge).

For Families

Little Monsters Kids' Club

Opening Times:
10:00 - 12:30
14:00 - 16:00
Evening activities are subject to finish later than 16:00

The Little Monsters Kids' Club is a well-equipped facility, providing your young ones with fun and rewarding daytime activities led by NVQ-qualified staff. 

A daily programme will be available, boasting activities such as craft making, discos, shows and much more.

Suitable for guests aged 3 - 12 years.

Spa & Wellness

Serenity Health Club and Spa

Opening Times:
08:00 - 20:00

The Serenity Health Club & Spa is the perfect place to unwind with a variety of facial and body treatments available for guests to truly unwind. Experienced therapists use award winning products to relieve stress and leave you feeling rejuvenated.

A fully equipped gym, sauna and steam room are also available for guests to use as well as exercise classes if guests fancy a work out whilst on holiday.

Guests over the age of 16 years old are welcome to use the Serenity Health Club & Spa.

Activities & Entertainment

Havana Entertainment Venue

Opening Times:
20:30 - 23:00

Opening Dates:
May - October

The Havana Entertainment Venue is the place to be to watch adult-orientated musical cabaret shows that are shown several times a week. A full bar is available including drinks such as cocktails, beer, wine, champagne and liqueurs. Children's discos and games are also frequently staged here.

About the location
Pretty Paphos is a unique Cypriot town, balancing a picture-perfect coastal setting with an incredible collection of historic remains. Set beside the water, Paphos is classically Mediterranean. There are sand-and-shingle beaches and a lovely harbour filled with bars and restaurants; a real nightlife hotspot after dark. A smart, café-lined promenade sweeps along behind. If you're interested in wildlife, head to nearby Lara Bay - endangered turtles nest on the beach here. Further inland, you’ve got ancient Paphos. The archaeological park encompasses the 4th-century old town, with its intricate mosaics and frescoes, plus the 1,000-year-old Tombs of the Kings, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Pack some comfy shoes – there’s a lot to see here.
Transfer time
15 minutes from Paphos airport
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PeterM42, Harpenden, United Kingdom
Tripadvisor review Jun 18 2018
Great location. Nice walk into Paphos Harbour area where there are lots of shops, bars and restaurants. Long promenade past the hotel. Good car parking if you decide to rent a car. The company...
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Tripadvisor review Jun 18 2018
We stayed at the Alexander the Great again this year having done so for nearly 25 years. We never fail to be impressed by the attentive staff and quality of service. The hotel is of an exceptionally...
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