The name Apokryfo – Greek for "hidden away" – sums up the feeling at this boutique guesthouse in the peaceful village of Lofou. The hotel is made up of a cluster of stone houses transformed by local architect Vakis Hadjikyriacou and his wife into seven luxury suites and a pair of stylish houses sleeping four to eight people. Grouped around a turquoise pool, each apartment is fitted with classically Cypriot interiors. Elsewhere, luxury spa treatments and a rooftop bar collide to make this a very relaxing stay.
Apokryfo, Lofou (00 357 2581 3777; www.apokryfo.com). Doubles from €150, including breakfast.