Minthis Hills Golf Club

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Minthis is a beautiful and challenging course that winds its way past a 12th-century monastery with breath-taking views of the Troodos Mountains and beyond. The 18-hole championship course boasts outstanding holes where views and vistas are a distinctive feature, organically following the natural undulations of the topography, looping past water features and ancient groves, with hundreds of olive trees, fruit orchards and grapevines with the mountains in the distance beyond.

Designed by legendary golf architect Donald Steel in 1994 and renovated by renowned course designers Mackenzie and Ebert, the course is a flawless example of their philosophy that golf courses should fit into the terrain, be in keeping with their setting and focus on the details. They are famed for their work on the British Open Championship courses, the same design company used by the R&A for many of the courses on the Open Rota. And they are fervent believers that golf courses should fit into the landscape and be in-keeping with their setting, Minthis is a perfect example of this that offers a great variety between holes.

''Our work at Minthis has focused on making the course even more beautifulby drawing the monastery into the landscape and opening viewstowards the Troodos Mountains.''
- Tom Mackenzie, Mackenzie and Ebert

Few places are so tranquil for a friendly game, elevated tees invite everyone to "have a go", yet narrow tree-lined fairways provide a challenge, with each shot requiring careful assessment. The sporty short par four 13th hole is an example, where the green can be reached with a well struck drive, although danger lurks with the steep valley cascading away. The 15th & 16th holes are challenging uphill par fours requiring accuracy and distance to reach the green in two and the 14th hole is a superb island green. Challenging and memorable it leaves little room for error and an unwary golfer will lose many a ball to the lake that surrounds it. A par three without bunkers or fairway, and just 150m from its elevated tee to green, it's an all or nothing shot requiring accuracy and skill from even the most proficient golfer. If that's not enough of a challenge throw in a cross wind and this shot will promise to be testing time and time again

To top it off it is a looped course, with each nine returning you to the clubhouse, perfect for halfway refreshments!


The impressive Clubhouse is the social heart of the golf club, enjoying fantastic views of the golf course and dramatic valley. The impressive architecture has been complemented by designer interiors and commissioned sculptures providing an ideal social atmosphere. The lounge, golf terrace and cocktail bar offer the perfect space for pre and post game drinks, while the restaurant transforms the finest local and international ingredients into culinary delights.


Minthis also has a golf academy whichis dedicated to creating outstanding golf learning experiences to improve your game while making it all the more enjoyable. Golf is one of the most pleasurable and fulfilling of sports, but is also one of the most challenging to learn and master without good help and guidance. Minthis Golf Academy believes in a complete approach to game improvement, covering all aspects of the game, including the full swing, the short game, course management, practice techniques, mental training and correctly fitted equipment.


The resort boasts a breathtaking hillside location, in the heart of Pafos' wine producing region. Just ten minutes outside Pafos, the resort is surrounded by quaint traditional villages, providing an authentic experience of Cyprus.