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Play and Explore at the Arkin Palm Beach, Famagusta

16 March 2022

8 days from £999pp

Discover the beauty of Northern Cyprus in the company of Bridge friends with our NEW Play Bridge & Explore holiday to Famagusta. Staying at the 5* Arkin Palm Beach Hotel, this holiday has everything you need for a relaxing Bridge break.

  • Relaxed bridge directed by James Tullett and hosted by Jane Tullett 
  • Included flights from London Heathrow, Regionals available at a supplement
  • 7 nights at the 5* Arkin Palm Beach Hotel, half board
  • Included excursions to the walled city of Nicosia & full day in Kyrenia
  • Explore the old town of Famagusta - once the most important port city on the Island
  • Hotel located on the edge of its own private sandy beach overlooking the Mediterranean

Play Bridge & Explore

If you’re looking for a relaxed holiday with duplicate bridge, our Play & Explore holidays are ideal. Less competitive than our club standard holidays and suitable for players of all levels, these tours combine a relaxed bridge programme with smaller group sizes and beautiful destinations. Our Play & Explore collection of holidays will include at least two excursions or an activity pass in the package, making them ideal for the explorer at heart.

Play Bridge and Explore Behind the Green Line, Famagusta

Northern Cyprus is unquestionably a most beautiful place to visit. Its natural beauties include long coastlines of clean sandy beaches bordering turquoise blue waters, green mountains covered in pine trees, historical sites dating back thousands of years, picturesque villages full of local colour and cultures plus churches, castles, monasteries and vibrant cities.

We stay in the excellent Arkin Palm Beach Hotel in Famagusta. This 5 star hotel is very popular with British holidaymakers and attracts a lot of repeat visitors due to its constant high quality and standards throughout the hotel.

Included to enhance your holiday:

To enable you to discover as much as possible in Northern Cyprus we have INCLUDED three excellent excursions in our package. All the tours will be guided by our knowledgeable local guide so you will get a real feel of the past history of the country:

  • Discover the walled city of Nicosia
  • Spend a full day in Kyrenia, the capital of North Cyprus
  • Explore the old town of Famagusta and the ancient Roman city of Salamis

Your Accommodation

Arkin Palm Beach Hotel, Famagusta

The Arkin Palm Beach Hotel is regarded as the finest 5 star boutique hotel in North Cyprus. Its architecture is blended between local Cypriot style and modern bespoke design. The location on the long, sandy beach overlooking the sea and magnificent sunsets and close to the Ghost Town is quite unique. The hotel offers many extra touches such as a turn down service twice daily.
Hotel Facilities & Amenities
We dine in the elegant Restaurant Cascata - indoor or al fresco. The cuisine has Mediterranean flair as well as Turkish dishes, and features many locally grown and harvested specialities. Sip a cocktail in the Lobby Bar, where international wines, and spirits and light bites can be taken at the bar or on the terrace overlooking the Mediterranean.
Room Facilities & Amenities

All rooms are equipped with the following:

  • Balcony
  • Free WIFI
  • Safety box Flat screen TV
  • Walk in shower
  • Hairdryer
  • Tea and Coffee facilities
  • Mini bar (charge)
  • Slippers and robe
  • Air conditioning/heating
  • Direct Line Telephone
Room Types
Choose our standard room type for an enjoyable stay in comfortable surroundings, or upgrade to add a little extra luxury to your holiday.

Standard room
These stylish, modern rooms are all 18 square metres and designed to offer a high level of comfort and elegance. Available as a double to share or for sole use.


Sea view room
These stylish, modern rooms are also 18 square metres and boast lovely sea views from the balcony. Available as a double to share or for sole use.