Brilliant Apartments  

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This place has a big lagoon pool and an à la carte restaurant. Plus, there’s plenty here for children.

This place has a pair of pools. One’s a huge lagoon number with a Jacuzzi®, while the other’s a shallow pool just for children. There’s also an à la carte restaurant with a spacious sea-view terrace.

These apartments are in the heart of Protaras, a couple of minutes’ walk from the nearest shops and tavernas. And it’s just a 15-minute walk to Fig Tree Bay, a sandy Blue Flag beach.

TripAdvisor rating

Based on 428 reviews


  • Official Rating   
    A Class
  • 2Lifts

Food & Drink

Bed and Breakfast

Buffet breakfast.

Self Catering

Dining options Breakfast Lunch Evening meal Drinks Snacks, Icecream
Half Board

Buffet breakfast and dinner.   

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Outdoor pool

A large, free-form pool with a waterfall and geysers, surrounded by airbeds and sun loungers.

International and local cuisine à la carte restaurant

Food is served here all day with waiter service at all main meals to help assist and serve you. You'll be able to choose to sit indoors or out on the terrace where there are sea and pool views.

Thomson Kids' Club

Designed for 3 to 11 year olds, Thomson Kids’ Club offers 2 hours of activities, 5 or 6 days a week. And that includes at least 3 evenings. It’s split into sections, with Tots for 3 to 5 year olds, Team for 6 to 8s, and Tribe for 9 to 11s. Best of all, most kids’ clubs activities are completely free. And outside of peak season, there are parent and toddler sessions 3 days a week, too. For your peace of mind, all Thomson Kids’ Club staff have advance DBS checks and hold NVQ Level 2 childcare qualifications. They’re First Aid trained, and there’ll be at least 2 of them on duty at all times.

Rooms► View all

studio

Studio sleeps up to 3 with a double bed and a sofa-bed, bath or shower‚ a kitchenette with fridge, 2 gas rings, microwave, kettle and toaster, maid service 5 times a week and a linen and towels change twice a week.

1-bedroom apartment

1-bedroom apartment sleeps up to 4 with twin room, sofa-bed and camp-bed, bath or shower‚ a kitchenette with fridge, 2 gas rings, microwave, kettle and toaster, maid service 5 times a week and linen and towels change twice a week.

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'Brilliant' Holiday

We stayed at Brilliant Apartments from 20th July to the 3rd August as a family myself, partner and daughter age 10 years. One of the reasons why we chose this property was how well reviewed it was. I will break down each part of the hotel. Rooms. We where in a studio above the bar room was clean, spacious plenty of storage for clothes etc. Air con great cleaning was ok think we got cleaned 5 times over the week. The self catering facilities where adequate for what you needed. The large bed in the room was a bit dodgy as it had a bit of a dip in it from where previous people had been lying. Pool Nice pool area main pool and the kids small pool. My daughter who had goggles had been under the water said it was a bit dirty but there was evidence of it getting cleaned each morning. Sun beds where a bit of a nightmare if you didn't come down by 7.30am you didn't get one. The first week there was no evidence of towels being removed before 8.30am but the second week I had an irate woman came up to me and accused me of taking her towel and pinching her sunbed hilarious. There where the usual sad people who get up at 6am and reserve about 5 or 6 beds and sit there until 8.30am then go off somewhere until noon yes you know how you are! Food We booked on a half board basis which we seemed to be in the minority as most people where self catering. The food was ok but it got better as you are allowed a dine around option meaning you can eat out at the greek, itialian and Asian restaurants on the strip 3 times per week these where lovely with nice food. Location Great as the main strip is about a 5 min walk, beach is a little bit further it is 5 euros for a bed and 2.50 euros for a parasol which is reasonable. Staff The staff are so nice from reception through to maintenance always had time for a quick chat and would go out of their way to help. We had a broken light in the room and also a missing towel and we got these sorted straight away nothing was too much trouble. Thomson rep. Adam was really good knowledgeable and helpful he was always available and would see him walk around the pool several times a day pushing the kids in the pool. The lady who organises the daytime entertainment her name began with M she was really nice and my daughter adored her. To sum up the brilliant it is a little gem in Protaras would return.More

Lorna P, Newcastle Upon Tyne, United Kingdom

Wonderful Hotel

Having just returned from 2 weeks at this hotel I can honestly say it was one of the most friendly and clean hotels we've stayed in. Staff are so very helpful and accommodating. We had a room over looking the tennis courts on the first floor and even in high season it was very peaceful. Being self-catering is made so easy with Lidl being directly next door and with a bus stop being on the door step made life a doddle. The rooms were cleaned 3 times a week and all public areas were spotless. The only downside I found was the reserving of sunbeds around the pool. Although there are signs up asking this not to be done I know for sure that most sun beds had towels on them as early as 6.45am!! If you went down any later than 8.30am you were out of luck for that day! Wifi worked a treat in the lobby so I had happy teenagers too. Evening entertainment was a little cheesy but that's the norm really isn't it?! A cycling a parrot and a spot of bingo. Lovely holiday and this hotel made it even more so.More

ShazzerB68,

Fantastic hotel

I stayed at Brilliant Apartments in July with my partner. From start to finish it was a really enjoyable experience, check in was quick and easy and our room was lovely and clean. This was consistent throughout the trip as well, cleaning and new towels happened 3 times whilst we were there over a 7day period. The hotel staff are very helpful, and give as much information about the area as you need. I would recommend this hotel to anyone, but especially families with young children as there was a lot of children at the hotel. All in all a fantastic hotel, and fantastic holiday! Would definitely go back to this hotel.More

serf91, Oxfordshire, United Kingdom

Very clean and spacious

We had a week in Protaras which we chose as a lot of reviewers recommended it for families. We were lucky enough to get a ground floor apartment so we had a bigger balcony. Nice view of Lidl's car park only slightly hidden by palm trees! Didn't mind the view because we were out most days.Night time entertainment a bit noisy but seemed to end after 11pm and not on every night anyway. Also there was air conditioning in both rooms. The pool area was fantastic. Imagine yourself sipping cocktails at the bar watching your kids swimming past you! That's what we did! There were plenty of sunbeds available but just like anywhere else there's no guarantee of getting one when it's busy. We had no problems though. Protaras itself has a lot to offer. Once you find the main strip accessed through the archway past the rear of the hotel there are many excellent restaurants and bars. Because we have young children we didn't go to any bars but they all looked nice enough. The dancing light display looked expensive for what it was and if you're canny you can see bits of it through gaps in the walls! The gift shops sell all the usual stuff but be warned. I found at least three offering offensive weapons within easy reach of young hands. Knives, knuckle dusters, and telescopic coshes! Having Lidl opposite the hotel was a real bonus. The best bit was that they sell my favourite local wine. D'Ahera brewed by Keo. If you like red wine you'll love this! Cyprus is my favourite holiday island and now that I have been I would say Protaras is my preferred resort. I went to Limassol twenty years earlier Protaras has a lot more for families. Children's trampolines and other rides available at night was another bonus.More

Paul B, Newbury, United Kingdom

Absolutely Brilliant!

We have just returned from a 2 week holiday staying at the Brilliant Apartments and we're delighted with the hotel and location. We stayed in a one bedroom apartment over looking the tennis court and smaller pool. The apartment itself was a good size, well equipped and spotlessly clean, the balcony wasn't very big but enough for us all at a sqeeze, we had great view of the sun setting. The huge and very comfortable bed in the bedroom was an added bonus! The pool area was very clean, however we did struggle to get sunbeds on the majority of days around the main pool area, there were always sunbeds free around the smaller pool so we sat there most days. The smaller pool was perfect for our 6 year old who wasn't a confident swimmer at the beginning of our holiday as it was shallow and therfore much safer for him. As the days went on, we ended up spending more time in the main pool which was great, large size, lots of shallow areas, water fountains and a jacuzzi area, the pool also became lovely and warm later in the afternoon. There were activities taking place during the day, quizzes, darts, water zumba and scuba diving to name a few. The location was great with Lidl just over the road and the main strip with all the restaurants, bars and shops just a few minutes walk away. We could hear noise from the balcony at night but once the doors were closed this became less of an issue. The pool bar offered a good selection of drinks and food, although we only ate here at lunch time. We spent a few evenings at the bar away from the hustle and bustle of the main strip as it did get very busy, the staff were friendly and we enjoyed watching the varied entertainment from the parrot show, various cabaret acts and "beat the rep"! All in all a great holiday and would recommend! More

LMant123, Stroud, United Kingdom

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