Ample Places consists of 2 separated rural houses. ‘Polytimo’ and ‘Monadiko’ (Special rates apply for group of 8 people renting both houses)
Monadiko Rural House
“a unique experience of simplicity and understated beauty”
In Greek, Monadiko (“μοναδικό”) means unique, something unlike anything else, one of a kind.
This rural place is a spacious house (122 m2) of traditional mountainous architecture, which was constructed in the late 18th century to accommodate the cooperative commercial bank of the village. Later on it was transformed into a coffee shop and right before its last renovation, it was used as a storing facility for packaging carobs. The building was especially restored in order to accommodate a family or a group of friends.
Monadiko comprises of a comfortably furnished open-plan (91 m2) living and dining room, a large kitchen with modern appliances and a guests’ restroom on the ground level. The upper level is a traditional wooden loft (“patari”) (35 m2), which can be accessed via a stone built staircase. It includes one double and two single beds and a modern shower-room. The picturesque garden (121 m2) planted with different species of jasmine, frangipane, pomegranate and walnut trees can be viewed from the two storey high glass panels. This creates the ideal environment for visitors seeking tranquillity and simplicity. At the far end of the stone-paved courtyard there is a traditional small “kleftiko” wood burning oven.
Polytimo Rural House
‘the peaceful charm of a precious retreat’
In Greek, Polytimo (“πολύτιμο”) means precious, valuable, an object of high importance.
This rural place is a spacious house (175 m2) of traditional mountainous architecture, which was constructed in the early 12th century to accommodate the residence, the stalls, a stone olive press and an olive-oil cellar. The building has been carefully restored with the utmost care and exceptional workmanship. Its individually selected furnishings, art pieces and antique objects have been chosen with special attention, aiming to offer a unique experience to its guests.
Polytimo house is accessed via a short paved street, through a wooden door on the façade’s stonewall. The house contains a comfortable living room with a fireplace, a separate dining room, an arched patio opening into the courtyard, a traditional kitchen with modern appliances and a guests’ restroom. The outside staircase leads to two charming double guestrooms (22 m2) and a tiled modern shower-room on the upper level. The guestrooms share a spacious covered terrace (45 m2), which has a direct view of the village, the surrounding landscapes and the private enclosed stone built patio-garden. The upper terrace provides the right setting for peaceful and restful afternoons and evenings. The remodelled garden (120 m2) with different species of jasmine, bougainvilleas, citrus and walnut trees is a haven of seclusion. Cherished memories of absolute peace and relaxation will come to mind long after your stay.
*FreeWi-Fi Internet, free parking and a complimentary Welcome Basket
Andri’s traditional house is situated in Kalavasos, a small peaceful village between the three main towns of Cyprus (Nicosia, Larnaca, Limassol) not more than 5 minutes away from the sea. The house consists of 3 One bedroom apartments and 4 studios, which can be combined together. Each one has central heating and air-conditioning, fully equipped kitchen, traditional style bathroom, contemporary bathroom, providing to the guests all the necessary comforts.
Andri’s traditional house offers a central common garden, with lemon trees and beautiful flowers, where quests can relax having their breakfast. The sea view balconies on all the apartments, give an astonishing view of the village. The style of the area is partly traditional, with small picturesque houses, build out of limestone of one or two floors. The small narrow pathways, the rich agriculture life and friendly people are some of the unique features you will come across.
Washing machine; air condition; central heating; fully equipped kitchen; garden; parking; television; veranda; yard.
It is worth seeing the nature paths, waterfalls and narrow village paths; biking; horse riding
Traditional Breakfast can be served across the street at the Library hotel: with an extra charge of 8.00Euros for adults.
Spa Facilities can be offered also at the Library hotel. We can make reservations for you to the spa and for breakfast.
Anesi Traditional Holiday Villa-Skarinou village houses
Anesi house was built in 1910 and renovated in 2008. It is a traditional stone-built complex/house located in the centre of the village. Accommodates 4 luxury units all the decorated with elegant style. It is the ideal place for large families or groups.
The house is located in the village of Skarinou in Larnaca region and is available throughout the year offering to the visitors the opportunity to experience the real village life among with the modern one. It is the best location for those who want to explore the island since is in the middle of Larnaca, Limassol and Nicosia.
Private Swimming Pool. Jacuzzi; bathtub; showers; Each room has an LCD and DVD player; kitchen; linen and Towels are provided; dining area; courtyard; fire place; central heating; air-conditioning;
Historical and Archaeological sites, monasteries, nature trails, donkey rides at donkey sanctuary, exploration of flora and fauna, fishing, cycling, tavernas and fish taverns, water sports and swimming.
Near the square of the village with the little coffee shops and the church is Aristos House, a traditional lodging with a beautiful mountain view. Mr. Aristos will welcome you and he will give you all the information you might need for the village of Kalavasos and generally the area of Larnaca District. These days, the village mostly lives off agriculture and agrotourism. Many old houses have been renovated and are being rented out to tourists who wish to experience the traditional Cyprus village life. Aristos House’ new complex is one of such old houses located in the middle of the village. Mrs. Maria & Mr. Aristedes welcome you to Cyprus and the Aristos House apartments. Their apartments are situated in a privileged position. Aristos House consist of a Two Bedroom Apartment and 2 studios, offering fully equipped kitchen, private bathroom, dining and sitting room, shower, central heating, air-conditioning, fridge and a fully outside balcony and veranda.
Linen and towels are always provided; Air Condition; Central Heating; Fully Equipped Kitchen; Garden; Yard.
It is about 5 km away from the sea by car.; A small Neolithic village is located near the modern village, called “Kalavasos Tenta”.; There is also a copper mine just outside the village which has long since ceased operation.; Neolithic aged village Chirokitia is very near the village of Kalavasos.; Also of interest are the many events that are celebrated, and which are a reminder of the strong tradition which is kept alive from generation to generation.
(Pano Lefkara, Larnaca)
Ideally located in the heart of Pano Lefkara Aunt Maria’s stone-built house was fully restored in 2008 with traditional techniques and natural materials. It offers luxury accommodation in one of the most beautiful, peaceful, and authentic villages in Cyprus. Lefkara is central in Cyprus and allows easy access to the beach, the Troodos Mountains and all destinations in the island. Aunt Maria’s occupies an elevated location near the village square. It is surrounded by a terraced garden with stone-paved patios. It consists of three spacious one-bedroom self catering apartments and one three-bedroom/two bathroom luxury unit, all with their entrances from the garden, private outdoor seating areas and unobstructed views. Parking is provided free of charge, next to the house. The entire Aunt Maria’s complex is also available to rent as a whole for a group of up to fifteen people. With a landscaped garden, a barbecue grill and outdoor dining tables to seat eighteen it is ideally suited for family get-togethers
The village of Lefkara is renowned for its beauty, its unique architecture – preserved to this day – and its lace-making tradition. It offers cool, dry weather and an ideal environment for a relaxing holiday in the very heart of Cyprus. This jewel of the Cyprus villages, in the foothills of the Troodos Mountains, is only 20 minutes away from the blue flag Governor’s beach and less than a 45 minute drive from the major towns of Nicosia, Limassol and Larnaca.
Linen & towels are provided. air-conditioning. central heating. fully equipped kitchen; outdoor barbecue grill; cable/satellite TV; Wi-Fi Internet access; washer, dryer, ironing facilities, private parking, major credit cards accepted.
Nature walks, walks through the village and to neighbouring villages, cycling, fishing, mountaineering, visits to museums, historical chapels and monasteries, archaeological sites, visits to the beach, the Kionia park and Machairas forest, the picturesque Pitsilia area, Troodos, and the major towns. Sightseeing is made easy from this central, peaceful location. Experience culture in comfort with Aunt Maria’s as a base.
Cyprus Villages – Danae House
At the highest, most serene point in Tochni village stands Danae house, a beautiful stone built complex of individual one-bedroom houses with a sitting room, courtyard, verandas and balconies, and a magnificently inspiring view. Your stay in one of the restored, traditional Danae houses, combines modern day comfort with the calm atmosphere of the old days. Make sure you visit the area’s sites of interest nearby.
Bed & Breakfast
Air conditioning; bar; central heating; fans; fully equipped kitchen; garden; parking; restaurant / tavern; veranda; yard.
Bike hire (guide optional), horse back riding at Drapia Farm, orange / olive picking (seasonal), Halloumi cheese making at local farm. Swimming pool.
Cyprus villages – Takis House
Kalavasos is an ideal traditional village setting for holidays to Cyprus, where visitors can explore this beautiful island, including the many archaeological sites nearby, whilst enjoying the traditional Cypriot lifestyle. Centrally located, approximately mid-way between Larnaca and Limassol and not far from the sea, this is the ideal place to combine exploring the country with relaxation on the beach. The name Kalavasos originates from the ancient Greek word ‘vassa’ which means woody valley and the village dates back to medieval times. The village was once a thronging copper mining area and the remains of the mines and trains can still be seen. Today the village is an idyllic setting where you can experience the real heart and soul of Cyprus and maybe while away an hour or two over a coffee in the village square, with locals who are always welcoming and willing to sit and chat to you. The Cyprus Villages office in Tochni (5km from Kalavasos) offers a wide range of activities for those of you who want to discover the real life of the area.
Biking; horse riding; nature trails
Cyprus villages – Vasilikos House
Cyprus Villages is a complex of traditional lodgings, each with its own individual characteristics, dispersed in various spots in Tochni. Their restoration has left their traditional identity intact, asserting itself through such materials as stone and wood, as well as traditional objects/utensils and works of art. You will enjoy long hours of tranquillity in their courtyards, amidst the bougainvillaea and flower gardens.
Next to the village church is the office-reception of the complex and its proprietor, Sofronis, always ready to provide you with information and material on how to make the best of your time through creative activities, such as: swimming at the nearby Governor’s beach, fishing, walking the nature trails, picking olives and oranges, watching halloumi (traditional Cyprus cheese) being made, cycling, taking traditional cookery lessons and other such activities from the everyday life of the country.
For horse lovers, Sofronis and his wife have a well-kept farm of riding-horses, for you to ride into dreamlike meadows and pastures.
A different way to experience a country is by bike – join a small group with a guide or ride independently. Considering individual needs we offer mountain, racing and trekking bikes and also biking routes in 3 Levels.
GIANT ATX850 mountain bikes with 27 gears.
BLAZER 21 speed trekking bikes for leisure biking.
GIANT TCR2 racing bikes with Shimano 105 gears.
Conference room for 30 persons
Bed & Breakfast
Air condition; central heating; fully equipped kitchen; Restaurant / Tavern; Swimming pool available in a short walking distance.
Biking; horse riding; nature trails.
Built in 1800, Gabriel House features 2 traditional self-catered apartments with DVD player and free Wi-Fi. It has a rooftop terrace with views of the stone-built village of Kato Drys.
Within rich greenery, Gabriel House Traditional Apartments feature stone walls, 19th-century furnishings and wrought-iron beds with mosquito nets. They are equipped with air conditioning, TV and refrigerator. Both apartments have a terrace with access to the grounds.
Guests can taste organic products grown by the owners in the bio-garden of Gabriel House Traditional Apartments.
Both Larnaca and Limassol are 22 miles away. Free public parking is available near Gabriel Apartments.
Facilities in each room:
Plasma TV, DVD player, Central Heating, WC-Shower, kitchen, large living room and air conditioning
Garden Kamara House
This listed house was carefully restored using traditional materials from the surrounding region blending in with the general environment of the hills of the Larnaca District. It is situated in the village Kato-Drys (birth place of Ayios Theodoros) at 520 m above sea level, a village that has been imprinted on the Cyprus pound note.
Kato Drys is a small peaceful village with a medieval character and offers a perfect cool dry climate in summer and a mild winter. It is rich in history and has interesting architecture, flora and fauna.
The house has an enormous garden with a variety of fruit trees and an organic vegetable garden. Visitors can watch while the owner works at traditional occupations, such as viticulture, wine making (Commandaria), the production of almonds and olives, gardening and bee-keeping, as well as taste the produce.
A bee museum has been created here as well as a traditional workshop producing wine, zivania and embroidery.
For more information please visit http://www.beeandembroiderymuseum.com/
Private parking space; Central heating; Fire place; Fully equipped kitchen; Garden; Mountain location; Television; Veranda; Yard.
Wine-making; Apiculture; A Walk in the narrow winding streets of the village is a must to admire the local architecture.; Viticulture; Production of Biological Fruits and Vegetables.; Visit Lefkara Village, the medieval monastery of Ayios Minas, the Neolithic settlement of Choirokoitia, the Folk Art Museum, restaurants, beaches, nature trails and the Troodos Mountains.
Iosiphis Stonebuilt House
(Pano Lefkara, Larnaca)
Iosiphis House opens its doors once again for visitors ready to experience the once in a life time experience of a historical and typical village of Larnaca Mountain area, the beautiful Lefkara. The fully renovated house that was done by the owners with a lot of love, awaits to offer its services to all visitors. The warm welcome of the house begins from the beautiful “Yliakos” with the classic stone-built arch. This room is filled with the history and it is bound to the life of the Iosif Strouthos’ family. The inner yard, a trademark of Lefkara’s houses, with the pytharka (in the past used to store wine and other goods) with the blossomed flowers give visitors the opportunity to enjoy a meal and relax under the clear sky. The yard is surrounded by the first floor apartments with the side stairway leading to the anoi (first floor). Nearly all the houses of the village have balconies and Iosiphis house can not be an exception to the rule. From the balcony one can see the beautiful view or even relax by reading a book. From the mountain tops of Pentadaktylos (one of the two main mountains of Cyprus ) to Stavrovouni (a very old monastery on the top of a mountain) and the Larnaca valley, the whole view seems like a well drawn painting joining mountain and sea together.
Due to the ideal climate of the area, Lefkara is a unique destination for locals and visitors. The humidity-free nights and the cool wind at noon make Lefkara perfect for both night and day.
Linen and towels are always provided; cable TV; Wireless Internet access; Air Condition; Doctor service; Fans; Fully equipped kitchen; Parking; Television; Yard.
Learn the art of Lefkara laces; Learn the art of silver handicrafts; Fishing at the nearby water dam; Walk the Nature Trails; Visit the Traditional Art Museum; Visit the Wax Museum; biking
This excellent traditional building was originally build at the end of 19th century and was the Kleanthis family residence
for many years. Recently (2003) was renovated with great care and respect to the local architectural style character and culture under the supervision of the Cyprus Government and Cyprus Tourism authorities, and now it’s comfortable bedrooms are available for rent all year around. The house stands at the highest point of the village, and the view from the upper floor (suite) is magnificent, overlooking the village and the sea in the background.
Kleanthis House offer a big private courtyard with garden, en – suite bathrooms, self-catering fully equipped kitchen, air-condition and other facilities. The house consists of a studio (two single beds), one-bedroom (two single beds) and one suite (one double bed) on the second floor. During your stay at Kleanthis house you will have the opportunity to see items and photos almost 100 years old.
Air condition; fully equipped kitchen; garden; mountain location; parking; swimming pool in a short walking distance; television; yard.
Biking; horse riding; visit the taverns, coffee shops and mini markets of the village.
Konatzi tou Flokka
(Ayios Theodoros, Larnaca)
Welcome to the charming village of Ayios Theodoros and the ‘Konatzi tou Flokka.’ A traditional stone built farmhouse, the Konatzi tou Flokka was built it 1891 and renovated in 2008. The house is located in the centre of the village next to the municipal park. As you enter the building you pass through a stunning arched entrance hall which leads you to a beautiful courtyard and the heart of the building. Four stunning apartments are located around the courtyard. The house has two studio apartments, one of which has been exquisitely restored with traditional furnishings and retains many original features; including a stunning stone arch which spans the entire room. The house also has two fully equipped apartments; one two bedroom with balcony, and one single bedroom. Each of these apartments has been lovingly restored to offer you all the comforts of modern living, whilst retaining the charm and history only a traditional village farmhouse can offer.
All rooms are fully equipped with a cooker, refrigerator, microwave, TV with satellite and an air conditioning system with hot and cold settings. Yard, mountain location, telephone, parking, veranda. Complimentary Internet access is also provided in the reception room.
Visit the Neolithic settlement of Choirokoitia village. Swimming. Cycling, Walking. Visit the churches and monasteries of the area. Taste the traditional cuisine of Cyprus in the several taverns around.
Kontoyiannis Traditional House
Kontoyiannis House is a traditional stone built family house in Kalavasos village Larnaca. Centred round a secluded courtyard it can be let us as four large apartments or villa, great for relaxing and experiencing typical Cypriot living. Come with the family or on your own.
Situated in the heart of the village it is just a short walk to the village square, local coffee shops, restaurants and shops. If you like the beach, Governors Beach is just a short drive away. We have a large orchard within walking distance where you can pick fruit all year round. If you visit at olive picking time you join in and then visit the local olive press to see how olive oil is made.
Distance to airports: Larnaca 35km, Paphos 100km
Distance to Limassol Port: 40km
Wi-Fi Internet access; ironing board; linen and towels are always provided; satellite TV in every room; air condition; central heating; fully equipped kitchen; major credit cards accepted; parking; telephone; television; veranda; yard.
It is about 5 km away from the sea by car.; Zygi on the seaside with its famous fish taverns.
Beach 5km, Water Park 30km, Night Life 30km, Water Sports 30km, Zoo 30km
Kalavasos is centrally located for the whole island.
5 min drive Governor’s Beach and Zygi fish village
*Minimum stay is 2 nights
A listed stone building in the centre of the village which accommodates five units: three one bedroom suites that sleep a third person in the living room and two studios. There is a common ‘iliakos’ (covered terrace) that can be used for all fresco meals. The buildings are positioned in the cobbled stone courtyard around the swimming pool with a Jacuzzi. In the courtyard there are local trees and planted aromatic herbs. Every suite is named by the colour that is prominent in its decoration: Red, Lefko, Ochre, Orange and Terra Verde. All units are furnished with old traditional Cypriot furniture and pictures by local artists. Each unit has kitchen facilities, dining and sitting area and a specially designed bathroom.
Linen and towels are always provided; Swimming pool with Jacuzzi; Air condition; Central heating; Fully equipped kitchen; Garden; Veranda; Yard.
You can visit the Greek Orthodox chapel of Ayios Andronikos(17th century); The Greek Orthodox church of Ayia Marina (Byzantine with additions in the 19th century).; Nice Countryside walks; Lefkara village, famous for its lace and silversmith (15km approx.); Zygi on the seaside with its famous fish taverns.
*Minimum Stay 2 nights
Porfyrios Country House
Porfyrios Country house was named after Porfyrios Dikaios, the archaeologist who first uncovered the treasures of Choirokoitia. The 200 hundred year old house was restored and redesigned by the archaeologist’s nephew – an architect with a passion for authentic rural architecture.
Porfyrios is a quest house in the hillside village of Choirokoitia. The stone-built property with its traditional architecture, decor, and blossoming greenery revives the spirit and atmosphere of bygone days. The house consists of 4 spacious one bedroom apartments, tastefully furnished and equipped with air-conditioning, satellite TV, Wireless Internet, safe, hairdryer, quality kitchen appliances and utensils and surround and overlook a private courtyard with a pool and spacious sunbathing deck. Modern amenities are delicately woven into a tranquil setting designed to be a sunny from the outside world.
Linen, towels as well as pool towels are always provided; Terrace; Air condition; Fully equipped kitchen; Satellite TV; Wireless Internet, Swimming pool; Yard.
– Minimum stay 2 nights
– maximum occupancy 3 persons
– Wireless Internet at no charge
– Pool Towels at no Charge
Nature walking trail, Biking, Horse riding in a nearby village, preparation of the traditional Cyprus cheese halloumi, Harvest of Lemons, oranges and olives, Sightseeing: Choirokoitia Neolithic settlement, Ayios Minas Monastery, Lefkara Village.
‘Prodoma’ is a small quite house situated on the outskirts of the quiet stone-built preserved village of Maroni in Larnaca District. The preserved village that dates back to Medieval times consists of about 30 houses inhabited mainly be old locals or retired foreigners and is built on a limestone hill 70 meters high overlooking a citrus valley that stretches about 2 kilometres towards the beach.
Prodoma House is mainly a ground-floor house with upper floor for the TV/living room with a balcony overlooking the swimming pool and the narrow road (adjacent to the valley) that leads to the beach. The ground-floor consists of one kitchen, one dress-room and two en-suite bedrooms with separate toilets and showers.
The house has central heating and fans. While sunbathing in the yard by the swimming pool or resting in the shade of a big tent, there will be almost no noise to destruct you from your nirvana.
Driving or Biking along the valley you may stop for a fresh fish meal under the vines in a restaurant specializing in Cyprus cuisine, which there are a lot in the area. The rural area around the village has small villages with cafes, taverns and restaurants.
Air-Conditioning (split unit);central heating; fans; fully equipped kitchen; seafront location; swimming pool; telephone; television; veranda; yard.
(Pano Lefkara, Larnaca)
A corner of paradise awaits you behind the Red and Blue Doors of these two traditional houses, at Lefkara village.. A beautiful internal courtyard will relax you in a very private and peaceful atmosphere.
The Red Door is the deluxe choice that we offer you. It consists of two bedrooms, each with en-suite bathrooms, living room, kitchen and an additional area with hydromassage and steam room ideal for total relaxation. There is also a pool in the internal yard.
The Blue Door is the perfect choice for families since both bedrooms interconnect from inside enabling parents to keep an eye on their children throughout the night. It consists of two bedrooms with a shared bathroom (with bathtub), a large living room and kitchen.
The building is also available as a whole for a group up to ten people.
Dish Washer; Jacuzzi; Linen and towels are always provided; Plasma TV; DVD player; steam room; washing machine; air condition; central heating; fire place; fully equipped kitchen; major credit cards accepted; satellite TV; swimming pool; yard.
Nature walks, walks through the village, cycling, fishing, mountaineering, visits to museums, historic chapels and monasteries, cookery lessons and embroidery lessons from the ladies of the village.
Stratos’ House is situated near the centre of the village square of Kalavasos. As you stroll across the stone-paved square towards the narrow streets, look out for number 16, and you will face a large front door, where Mrs Panayiota stands at the doorstep to welcome you. Inside, the beautiful courtyard with its two traditional arches is decorated with a large clay vessel which goes back a long way. Three doors lead to the different rooms.
The house has two large rooms, each with its own bathroom, kitchenette and ceiling fans. Every room can accommodate up to four persons.
Enjoy your breakfast or lunch under the arches, or take a book and climb up the stairs to the vine covered veranda to read or relax.
Traditional as it is, the house has maintained its unimpaired original character for the last 300 years. There is a private swimming pool available on 300m from the house in a beautiful area on a hill surrounding with green and flowers, free of charge.
The sea is only 4kms away, and the house is ideally situated to explore the surrounding area.
Visit to our orange orchard nearby the village;
There is a private swimming pool available on 300m from the house in a beautiful area on a hill surrounding with green and flowers free of charge.; Swimming at Governors sandy Beach, fishing, walking the nature trails, hiking, cycling, horse riding.; Visit Kalavasos Water Dam and the famous old mine.; Visit the archaeological settlements of Neolithic period such us ‘Tenta” and Choirokoitia 9000 B.C.
Fully Equipped kitchen in both apartments, Linen and towels are provided, Wi-Fi Internet service free of charge, satellite TV/LCD, yard, shower, outdoor Jacuzzi facilities.
There is a swimming pool in a walking distance in the village which you can use free of charge.
Ta Domata tou Zeniou
Ta Domata tou Zeniou is a traditional house located in the centre of the village. It was built in 1920 and renovated in 2003.
The house is located in the village of Troulli in Larnaca region. It is only 7 minutes drive from the sea and is available throughout the year. It comprises of 4 one-bedroom luxury apartments (units). It is ideal from large families or groups.
Big private swimming pool, showers, each apartment has a TV and DVD player, fully equipped kitchen, dinning area, large courtyard, fireplace, heating, air conditioning, linen and towels are provided. Internet facilities available.
Room facilities: The apartments are equipped with a refrigerator, electric oven, hob cooker, toaster, kettle, TV, DVD, air condition and heating. All room are equipped with traditional furniture.
Staying here in a summer or a winter times is a vacation…
Teacher’s House is located at Maroni Village, surrounded in a lush green environment with beautiful mature gardens providing the development a true Mediterranean style.
It’s a traditional village style development featuring3 studios and 2 One Bedroom apartments, fully furnished and includes all white goods and air condition units throughout. Each apartment comprises dining area with open-plan kitchen, bathroom with w/c, and veranda.
Only five minutes drive from the beach and is within walking distance of all amenities. The beauty of the place and the wonderful setting making Teacher’s House a very attractive for your ideal holidays with comfort, relaxing and enjoyment away from the hassle of the city noise.
Ironing board; Linen and towels are always provided; Private parking space; Washing machine; Air condition; Central heating; Garden; Seafront location; Television; Yard.
Common Area with fire place.
A walk in the narrow winding streets of the village is a must to admire the local architecture.; The area is suitable for cycling.; Collect fruits and vegetables from the garden together with the owners of Teacher’s House.; Have your meal at the traditional tavern of the village “Lemonokipos” .; Swimming; Walking; At Teacher’s House you will find an Antique wooden weaving machine, called “Argalios” in Greek and you will have the chance to see how it works even to have the experience to use it.
The House of Achilles
The listed stone house was built in the 19th century by the owner’s family. The house was completely restored in 2006. The occupants of the house at the turn of the century were farmers who cultivated wheat and barley using oxen, and harvested carob and olive trees in the valley below. The women of the house spun and loomed silk, raised pigs, kept fowl, harvested the crops and worked lace for the merchants of Lefkara. They brought their wine by donkey from the nearby mountain village of Vavla. From a private road, double wooden doors open into a secluded garden planted with lavender, oleander and stephanotis and overlooked by an ancient almond tree. Swallows, nightjars, hummingbird hawkmoths, bats, geckoids, butterflies and hedgehogs are daily visitors. Inside the house is a fine example of a Palati, a double vaulted arched room with stone flooring that is a cool and elegant sitting room. The house is air-conditioned and centrally heated. Three double bedrooms are all ensuite. The dining room will sit 8-10 comfortably. A terrace runs the length of the house and overlooks the swimming pool. This house offers the peace and tranquillity of the past with all modern conveniences.
Linen and towels are always provided; Washing machine; Air condition; Central heating; fans; Fire place; Fully equipped kitchen; Swimming pool; Television; Veranda; Yard.
Excellent restaurants can be found near the ancient ruins just off the main highway and in the nearby village of Tochni. The Fish tavernas of Zygi and Governors Beach are situated approximately 10 minutes away by car.
The Library Hotel
The resort is situated in Kalavassos village square facing the 19th century church. This beautiful 19th century mansion consists of 11 uniquely styled suites named after poets, thinkers and writers from all over the world. The suites have beautiful views of the village and surrounding mountains. The main attraction of this mansion is an impressive library lounge with an open fireplace and a collection of interesting books on various subjects with an emphasis on history, philosophy, culture and civilization. All these features give the retreat the character of the modern day Asclepius tempo. House guests can elevate their spirit while experiencing wellbeing of body and soul at the Potamonde Wellness Baths designed for total self-care accompanied with healthy gourmet dining at the Mitos Mediterranean Restaurant.
The Library Hotel is a Home of Well Being
and Catharsis of Body, Soul & Spirit
Facilities & Services:
Spa Wellness Centre, breakfast included in the prices, king-size beds, wireless Internet access, library, facilities for people with special capabilities, restaurant, internal yard, TV, luxurious marble bathrooms. We can send you the prices for our treatments prior your arrival.
Neolithic settlements of Chirokitia and Tenta
• The ancient city of Amathus, Home of Aphrodite
• Stavrovouni, The Holy Cross Mountain Monastery
• The Ayios Minas Monastery
Traditional Village Houses – Skarinou
Traditional Village houses in Skarinou, is a block of traditional apartments and studios sharing a big beautiful yard and swimming pool. It consists of three different houses Anna, Cosmas and Michalis. Experience rural living at first hand. And when the sun goes down, just lie back and enjoy Cyprus’ magical evenings gazing at one of the starriest skies you will ever see, lulled by the gentle sounds of the night crickets.
Linen and towels; Air Condition; Doctor Service; Fans; Fire Place; Fully Equipped Kitchen; Major Credit Cards Accepted; Television; Veranda. Shared swimming pool.
Room Facilities: The rooms are fully furnished with traditional furniture and are fully equipped. Each has a refrigerator, electric oven, hob cooker, toaster, kettle, hair dryer, television, DVD, air-condition and heating.
Historical and Archaeological sites, monasteries, nature trails, donkey rides at donkey sanctuary, exploration of flora and fauna, fishing, cycling, tavernas and fish taverns, water sports and swimming.
The House of Vasilopoulos is situated on the eastern hills of the village of Tochni, part of an amphitheatrical slope which a small river crosses.
The wide stone-built yard and the traditional architecture which has been preserved for the past 300 years distinguish the house of the Vasilopoulos family from the rest. (The second floors were built in 1902.) The complex consists of 3 one-bedroom apartments and 5 studios, each with its private bathroom, toilet and kitchen. All have access to the yard in the shade of a vine tree and a lemon tree. During the summer you can sip your coffee or wine as you enjoy the view of the beautiful west side of the village, which is dominated by the church of the saints Constantinos and Eleni.
The view from the balcony is equally magnificent, overlooking the village and the sea in the background.
Ironing board; Air condition; Fans; Fully equipped kitchen; Garden; Heaters; Parking; Veranda; Yard.
Vavla Rustic Retreat
Vavla Rustic Retreat is your ideal destination for a quiet, rustic get-away into the countryside of a village steeped in culture, history and traditions. This traditional Cypriot stone house from the 19th century is situated at the very top of the village of Vavla, where the panoramic view of the surrounding valley and mountainsides, accompanied by the peace and tranquillity that surrounds you will simply take your breath away!
Vavla Rustic Retreat offers 5 independent self-catering rental units, including studio/efficiency apartments, one-bedroom and two-bedroom suites. All units are equipped with high-end, modern amenities for the ultimate comfortable stay, whilst enjoying the rustic feeling of a stone-built traditional house.
We welcome you to stay in your own private apartment, or to book the entire house for a family get-away or celebration, weekend with friends, or for a private business retreat.
Equipped kitchenette, small, under-counter refrigerator, microwave, coffee maker, kettle, toaster, juicer, A/C heating and cooling digital flat-screen TV with free satellite service, free Wi-Fi Internet access (provided by the village of Vavla), ironing board and iron, hair dryer, private courtyard shared by our guests free parking for all guests, washing machine, dryer and telephone available on the premises through special arrangement, baby cot and high chair available upon request, towels and bed linens are provided.
1. Located in Vavla a preserved village, surrounded by nature and perfect for walking, hiking and biking.
2. Located no more than 1 km away from a family orchard in which guests can pick seasonal fruit (when available).
3. 3 km away from a lone medieval church in the countryside, “Panayia tis Agapis” which includes a marked hiking trail.
4. 3-4 km to Ayios Minas Monastery
5. 5 km from Christoudias Winery, which includes a tour and wine-tasting.
6. 7 km from Jar Preserves, a fantastic shop for homemade jams and chutneys, which can all be tasted before buying.
7. 7 km from a rural bee museum.
8. 10 km from Lefkara, well-known for its fine Lace.
9. 5-15 km from several restaurants, as well as a large-scale supermarket.
10. 10 km from Choirokoitia Neolithic Settlement which “…occupied from the 7th to the 4th millennium B.C., is one of the most important prehistoric sites in the eastern Mediterranean” according to the UNESCO World Heritage Centre.
11. 15 km away from Dipotamos Donkey Farm.
12. 15-20 km away from numerous sandy beaches (Ayios Theodoros, Zygi, Governors Beach).
13. 28 km from Mazotos Camel Park
This beautiful, old but newly renovated Cypriot house is located in the delightful village of Tochni. The house stands at the highest point of eastern hills with a panoramic view and a private swimming pool in the middle. The style of this house is with no doubt traditional Cypriot, giving you the feeling of being in another era. The owners of the house have made every effort in keeping with the original style, but making sure that there are all the comforts of modern times. The house features 4 double bedroom fully furnished with dining area and kitchen, bathroom, toilet and veranda.
Swimming pool, garden and yard, veranda, air conditioning, TV, ironing board, washing machine, linen and towels, kitchen facilities, stone oven
Biking; Horse Riding; Visit the taverns, coffee shops and mini markets of the village.