Traditional Cyprus Villages …
Cyprus Villages are especially good for those who enjoy the traditional way of life.
The following villages are popular places to visit and stay but there are many more. Some are wine growing villages so you can sample the local wine at your leisure.
Cyrus Villages ~ Pissouri Bay & Pissouri Village
The hill-side village of Pissouri overlooks Pissouri Bay and the 2km beach which is just a 10 minute drive away. Pissouri is a traditional Cyprus village, with a pedestrianized square, a church, fountains and shops.
The Columbia Beach Resort overlooks Pissouri Bay Beach, with extensive landscaped gardens and an 80 meter lagoon-style pool, sun terraces and wet bar.
Cyprus Villages ~ Kalavasos
Village life centers around the square and there are many lovely village houses offering all the comforts of modern living. Most apartments also come with pools so you can relax and enjoy your holiday in the sun.
The family-run Charalambos Holiday Cottage offers self-catering accommodation within walking distance of the local taverns.
Features includes on-site swimming pool, free sun loungers and pool towels. Apartments come with fully equipped kitchen, custom-made iron beds and are equipped with ceiling fans and air conditioning.
Cyprus Villages ~ Tochni Village
Tochni Village is an 8 minute drive from Kalavasos. Here you will find many more traditional places to stay such as Cyprus Villages (see below).
Cyprus Villages Houses
Cyprus Village offers stone-built accommodation with free Wi-Fi. A buffet breakfast and Cypriot delicacies are served in a Taverna just 3 minutes walk away. There is also a swimming pool reserved for guests.
All units open to a balcony or patio with views of of the village and countryside. They come with a fully fitted kitchen with mini fridge, brick-clad stove and coffee maker. A flat-screen TV with satellite channels and hairdryer are included.
All have a balcony or patio with views to the pool and come with 4-poster beds with orthopedic mattresses. The apartments have a well-equipped kitchenette, satellite TV and free WiFi. The taverna serves traditional Cypriot cuisine (free Wi-Fi is also available in the taverna).
Cyprus Villages ~ Lefkara Village
Lefkara is situated at the foot of the Troodos Mountains and only 30 km from Larnaca airport and 12 km from the Nicosia – Limassol highway. The village is famous for Lefkara lace which the local women have made for centuries.
There are many places to stay in Pano (Upper) Lefkara such as RedBlueDoor which offers fully equipped stone houses. They are a combination of traditional and modern and decorated in bright colours and feature stylish furnishings.
Some houses offer a private swimming pool with a furnished terrace. They also include a wellness room with hot tub and steam bath.
Cyprus Villages ~ Platres
Platres is situated on the southern slopes of the Troodos Mountain and ideal if you need a break from the sun. During the winter Platres becomes a popular skiing resort so you can ski in the mountains and swim in the nearby coastal resort of Limassol. The Troodos Hotel is only 5 km from Mount Olympus – (Mount Olympus is the highest peak at 1,952 meters).
The Nightingale Hotel is surrounded by lush greenery and features a swimming pool and restaurant. An LCD TV and fan are included in all rooms at the Nightingale Hotel.
Rooms come with a balcony offering views to the pool, the courtyard and the mountains.
Cyprus Villages ~ Lania Village
The lovely village of Lania is one of the many wine growing villages at the foot of the Troodos mountains.
Lania Cyprus is a wine growing village situated at the foot of the Troodos mountains on the way to Platres. One of 14 Commandaria villages, Lania is located 27km north of Limassol and south of the Troodos Mountains.
There are a couple of places to stay such as the Lania Royal Oak Villa. It is a 20 minute drive from Limassol and comes with a fully equipped kitchen, spacious living room, fireplace and free Wi-Fi.
Roses Villa is in the village of Trimiklini which is 1.5 miles from Lania. The villa is just a short walk from taverns and mini markets and includes free Wi-Fi. There is a fully-equipped kitchen and patio overlooking the Troodos Mountain.