Palm Beach Hotel

Famagusta, North Cyprus

Superb, 9.2 based on 185 reviews
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Hotel in 50 m from centre Famagusta

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Superb, 9.2 based on 185 reviews

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"Relaxing couples break"

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Points of Interest Nearby

  • Lala Mustafa Pasha Mosque - 7 minute drive
  • Glapsides Beach - 21 minute drive
  • St. Barnabas Monastery - 22 minute drive
  • Salamis Ruins - 24 minute drive
  • Karpas National Park - 1 hour 26 minute drive
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About Palm Beach Hotel


The newly renovated Arkin Palm Beach Hotel earns every one of its five stars for its position on the golden sands of Famagusta Bay. Relax under sun umbrellas on the private sandy beach, or swim in summertime comfort in the pool shaded by tall waving palm trees, all just a short stroll from the fascinating city of Famagusta.

Some Facilities will not be open for winter season.

Jewel of North Cyprus

The newest 5* boutique hotel in Famagusta area, Every GNC team member describe the Palm Beach after their  visit "A gem of a hotel"! You will not want to leave. With a rich history of entertaining the rich and famous long before Cyprus was divided, the beautiful beach area attracted stars in the 1950’s-60’s. Completely renovated and practically rebuilt, the 5* boutique Palm Beach Hotel sits above a pristine, uncrowned stretch of sandy beach, with efficient and friendly staff ready to treat you like a VIP!

Perfect Position for Relaxing by the Sea

The Arkin Palm Beach Hotel nestles in the southern part of Famagusta Bay, a glorious sweep of golden sand that stretches for miles. Step out of the hotel and straight onto the beach, for lazy days on a sun lounger accompanied by pretty oriental umbrellas, listen to the gentle wind chimes and the   lapping of the waves, or a cooling dip in the sparkling Mediterranean Sea. 

This confirms how clean the sea really is.

Walk the pristine soft sands of the beach for 10 minutes north to explore the ancient city of Famagusta, with its mighty Venetian walls and impressive towers. Or, gaze into history at the former celebrity hotspots now untouched in the border 'buffer' zone of Maras. You will even have a chance to  witness the caretta Turtles swimming too.

Want more information on holidays at the Palm Beach Hotel? Call Gary or any of the team any questions you like about the Palm Beach Hotel - we're happy to help. 0800 612 6600. 

Smart, Contemporary Rooms with Sea Views

The clean, crisp decor of your Sea View club room at the Arkin Palm Beach Hotel invites you straight away to throw open the curtains and soak up those sea views, or choose a Land View room to overlook the gardens. For more space, upgrade to a Junior Suite, with uninterrupted 180 degree views over the sea - stunning.

Whichever type of room you choose, you'll have all the facilities you'd expect, including efficient air-conditioning, an electronic safe for your valuables, 100% bathrobes and slippers Molton Brown toiletries, and, that most essential of modern day luxuries, free high speed WiFi internet access. Interactive TV.

LA-Style Swimming Pool 

The swimming pool at the Arkin Palm Beach Hotel is smart and stylish, a gently curving oasis of blue with trees for shade and flat edges for views out to sea. You'll feel like you're swimming in a celebrity's pool rather than at a North Cyprus hotel!

Inviting Bars

At the Arkin Palm Beach Hotel, you'll be spoiled for choice when you want a cool drink or relaxing pre-dinner aperitif. Enjoy the historic atmosphere of the lobby bar with its stone arches, extensive wine list and fresh-brewed coffees. Chill out at the Surf Bar on the beach, or enjoy a frozen Caribbean style cocktail at the Beach Club Bar (which confusingly is actually by the pool!) or the Terrace Bar.

Gourmet Lunches and Sophisticated Dining

Eating at the Arkin Palm Beach Hotel is a Culinary experience , as the hotel has created very different styles of menus for different times of the day. Enjoy al fresco breakfasts on the terrace outside the Restaurant Cascata, or take a break from the beach for a Mediterranean inspired lunch. In the evening, enjoy a classy dining experience with dishes inspired by and cooked with fresh, local ingredients. 

If you prefer lighter bites, the Surf Bar serves deliciously crisp salads, freshly prepared sandwiches and cool drinks for lunchtimes beside the sea. if you're poolside, enjoy a gorgeous gourmet burger and frozen, thirst-quenching drinks, the perfect combination for chilled out summer days in Northern Cyprus. 

During the summer, you can enjoy al fresco Cypriot menus at the Pier Restaurant, and whatever time of year you visit, make sure you leave room for dessert - the hotel is renowned for serving some of the best on the island!  

Entertaining Evenings at the Arkin Palm Beach Hotel

Enjoy cocktails and al fresco entertainment at the Terrace Bar, where the sunsets are as relaxing as the music. Try your luck in the hotel's stylish casino, or take a short ride by taxi into Famagusta to discover a city with a mix of  student population and locals eating in one of the restaurant’s tuck away in cobbled lanes. During the day soak up the history of the old town.

The ancient citadel (walled City) Visit Othello Tower referred to in one of Shakespeare’s plays. 

Relaxing Spa and Wellness Centre

As you'd expect from a completely refurbished 5 star hotel, the spa is an exceptionally lovely place. With its own relaxation room and terrace, plus a sauna and steam room, the spa invites you to leave your worries behind and indulge in the sheer joy of doing very little indeed! Treat your body to an expert massage or body treatment. Do a few gentle lengths of the indoor heated pool with glass wall and views out to sea. Or work out in the fitness room to keep yourself in trim on your North Cyprus holiday. 

Quick and Easy Transfers

With holidays at the Palm Beach Hotel, you can choose from flights into North Cyprus or Larnaca in south Cyprus. 

Transfers from Ercan International Airport take around 40 minutes and include a lovely ride across the North Cyprus countryside. 

Transfers from Larnaca airport take a little longer, around 60 minutes, and involve crossing the border from south to North. 

Please note south Cyprus hire cars cannot usually be driven across the border without purchasing additional insurance and breakdown cover. A combination of a taxi transfer to the hotel and North Cyprus car hire is less hassle and often cheaper - ask the GNC team for details.  



Palm Beach Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

  • 24-hour food and beverage outlet
  • Air conditioning
  • Hair dresser
  • Halal food available
  • Ramp Access
  • Room service - limited hours
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Extra bed possible (on request)
  • Baby cot possible (on request)

Business Features

  • Conference Rooms

Leisure and Sports

  • Gymnasium
  • On-site beach
  • Poolside snack bar
  • Sauna
  • Spa
  • Swimming Pool - Indoor
  • Swimming Pool - Outdoor

Room Amenities

  • Rooms with Balcony
  • Disabled Room Available
  • In Room Air Conditioning


Palm Beach Hotel on North Cyprus Map

  • Lala Mustafa Pasha Mosque - 7 min drive
  • Glapsides Beach - 21 min drive
  • St. Barnabas Monastery - 22 min drive
  • Salamis Ruins - 24 min drive
  • Karpas National Park - 1 hr 26 min drive


Palm Beach Hotel Reviews

Superb, 9.2 based on 185 reviews from Go North Cyprus customers

"Relaxing couples break"

We found the Palm Beach Hotel on the gonorthcyprus website and booked for a week. Our room was a decent size, pleasant and very comfortable, with a nice, modern bathroom and very good wifi. The location is great if you want to explore the ghost town of Famagusta, which is about 15 minutes away on foot, and there's also direct access to a beach nearby too. The restaurant is great and the staff friendly and...

attentive, we had the buffet breakfast every day and found it to be superb. We also used the spa which was lovely. A nice relaxing trip for two.

Sam from Sheffield

"Just wonderful"

My husband and I booked a short break away at Palm Beach Hotel through Gary at gonorthcyprus and we've returned feeling completely pampered. When we arrived we were made to feel very welcome, the staff take an interest in their guests and were helpful and attentive during our entire stay. We had a lovely room with a terrace, very clean and well maintained with a superb sea view. Breakfast was varied and very...

nice every day and the waiter, like the rest of the staff, was attentive and friendly. Beautiful outdoor terrace bar area and prices were excellent. Clean beach area, rocky in parts, and a nice indoor pool, sauna and steam area. You can walk into Famagusta in about ten minutes, which is great for sightseeing. We didn't want to leave. Even when we did because it was time to go home, the staff packed us a takeaway breakfast, which was very considerate and just shows how much they value their customers. Excellent.

Sally from Newport

"Wonderfully relaxing"

I visited Palm Beach Hotel with my husband back when it was the Arkin and we were keen to see how the place has changed since it was renovated, so we booked a week away with gonorthcyprus. It's been updated and is generally more appealing throughout. We had a good-sized room, very clean with a comfortable bed. The decor is nice and neutral. Food is excellent, especially the lunchtime bar meals - the buffet is...

always plentiful and everything is well cooked. Staff are welcoming and friendly, although not everyone speaks very good English. Overall the hotel is stylish and relaxed, it's right by the beach which is wonderful and there's a great pool and casino. The hotel will book you a taxi to get into the old town to do a bit of exploring. Very restful break.

Faith from Guernsey

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