A103 Palm Sands Apartment
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Apartment | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4
Stunning, newly built 2 bedroom self catering apartment on an small, exclusive development. Fully equipped to very high standard with air conditioning, ceiling fans, internet access, telephone and satellite plasma TV. Gorgeous pool with large seating area directly below apartment. All furnishings and appliances are brand new and of a very high standard.
Only a 15 minute drive from Larnaca airport and just 5 minutes to nearest beach.
The apartment is situated in Alethriko which is a delightful, rural village surrounded by beautiful scenery.
Whether you want to catch a tan around the pool or discover the delights of Cyprus, this apartment is an ideal base to explore the local and surrounding areas.
|Size||Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Several 5 km|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car advised, Wheelchair users|
|Nearest Amenities||500 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Larnaca 7 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Internet access, DVD player, Sea view|
|General||Central heating, Air conditioning, CD player, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 4|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Shared garden|
|Access||Parking, Wheelchair users, Lift access|
|Further details indoors|
Air conditioning throughout apartment, lounge equipped with satellite 42 inch plasma TV, DVD player, DVD's, ipod docking speaker, large corner sofa as well as dining area which seats 4 people. Broadband/wireless internet connection is also installed.
Kitchen is superbly equipped with fridge/freezer, dishwasher, washing machine, microwave, toaster, kettle as well as ample storage space. All crockery, cutlery, cooking utensils etc are provided as well as tea towels. An iron and ironing board is also included.
Both bedrooms are furnished with ample wardrobe storage, bedside tables with lamps and dressing tables. One bedroom has a king size bed and the other twin single beds, which can be pushed together to create another king size if required. The bathroom has a bath with shower over, sink and toilet. Bathroom cabinet and furtehr storage provided as well as towels (not beach towels). There is another, separate WC and sink.
|Further details outdoors|
There is a lovely balcony which overlooks the pool area with sea view. The resident only pool area has been landscaped beautifully and loungers are provided.
Car parking is on the development, off road.
There are two tavernas within easy walking distance, both of which serve delicious food at very reasonable rates. Alethriko is a small rural village but has a well stocked supermarket. The next village, only 3km away, has a butchers, bakery, two supermarkets. The main superstores, including Carrefour are only 15 minutes drive away in Larnaca.
Our property manager, Mike, lives only two minutes away and is always on hand to help and advise on local tips, directions etc. He will meet you on arrival at the apartment for the handover of keys and to provide general information about the apartment. His contact details will be provided once the booking has been confirmed and paid for.
Prices may change at the owner's discretion.
We can accept payment by cheque, bank transfer in sterling or Euro or by Paypal (2% surcharge applies to Paypal).
25% deposit required upon booking, final balance due 6 weeks before arrival. Full payment will be required upon booking for holidays within 6 weeks of booking.
The Larnaca region
Alethriko is the ideal base to visit Larnaca, Nicosia, Limassol, Protaras and Ayia Napa. Paphos is less than a two hour drive away on the excellent motorway system. Larnaca, only 15 minutes away from Alethriko, boasts the traditional Finnikoudes (palm tree) harbour promenade and a large marina. There is a wealth of historical interest around the area including a number of museums, the church of St.Lazarus, Teke muslim shrine, Kiti church and the mountain and monastery of Stavrovouni. Of course, if it's a beach holiday you're after, this area offers miles of sandy beaches stretching from the Dhekelia tourist area with it's line of 5 star hotels to the Finnikoudes, Mackenzie beach area, not forgetting Kiti and Pervolia with Faros beach, famous for it's watersports activities.
Larnaca, the oldest town in Cyprus, was once an important trading centre from where the island's main export of copper was shipped. The modern city is built over the ruins of the ancient city kingdom. The town has a unique atmosphere and is a wonderful place to explore on foot as you'll contantly make new discoveries. Cyprus has many churches, temples and monuments belonging to both Christianity and Islam as the island is split between Turkish and Greek communities. Larnaca is no exception to this, having both the magnificent Orthodox Church of Ayios Lazaros, built in the town over the tomb of St.Lazarus, on the banks of the salt lakes. The Hala Sultan Tekke is one of the Holiest Shrines of Islam built over the tomb of Umm Haram.
Outdoor activities in Larnaca and the surrounding area include watersports, go-karting, horse riding, bowling, Cineplex, water park and camel park. In Nicosia (30 minutes by car) there is an excellent shopping centre and leisure complex with cinema. Within the complex is Debenhams, Next, Zara and Uk fast food restaurants.
Alethriko is an unspoilt, rural village surrounded by beautiful scenery. It is in a valley, surrounded by pine trees, an ideal retreat for those wanting to totally relax and escape. The village is reknowned locally for it's panoramic views of the Cypriot countryside and tranquility where only the birds singing breaks the silence.
The village centre is only a short stroll away from the apartment where you will find the locals in the coffee shop playing backgammon, a church, two tavernas, bank with ATM and a supermarket. For those who enjoy walking, there are tracks leading up to the top of the hills of the valley, leading to a breathtaking sea view to one side and panoramic vista over the valley to the other side.
Surrounding villages of Kiti, Pervolia and Anglisides have an abundance of amenities to offer and the nearest beaches are only a 5 minute drive away at Matazos or near to Camel Park. You simply turn right out of the apartment, head for the sea, through two villages to Mazotos, once on the coast road turn left or right and pick your beach! For the full sun bed and beach facilities take a drive to Larnaca, Zygi (20 minutes), Dhekelia (25 minutes) or Governors Beach, Limassol (25 minutes).
The beauty of Alethriko is that, whilst the village itself is so tranquil and idyllic, it is only a 2 minute drive to the main motorway and centrally placed on the island. Anyone wanting to explore the many things Cyprus has to offer can do so with ease. Larnaca is 15 minutes away as is the airport, Nicosia 40 minutes, Limassol 25 minutes, Ayia Napa 45 minutes, Troodos Mountains 1 hour and Paphos 1hour 30 minutes.
Two excellent local tavernas are perfect for dining, situated within walking distance of the apartment, these offer a range of meals including typical Cypriot meze dishes.
Alethriko also has a bank and petrol station, as well as a bespoke jeweller. The petrol station, when not fully open, has 24 hour self service facility using a credit card.
In the neighbouring village of Anglisidies, 3 minutes from Alethriko, is in the opposite direction to Larnaca. Here, you will find an excellent butchers (open every day, including Sunday mornings), a substantial bakery opposite the butchers (open til 22.00 every night), two supermarkets and a greengrocers. There is a newly built supermarket "Plus Discount" on the outskirts of Alethriko.
For major stores, such as Carrefour, there are a number in Larnaca.
For children, there are many playgrounds both within Alethriko and surrounding villages. There are three playgrounds within 100 yards of the apartment, two of which are within clear vision of our apartment's balcony.
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8 Jan 2014
What a great trip!I travelled to the apartment in November 2013 for some winter sun and it did not dissappoint.The apartment itself looks brand new and is very modern yet homely at the same time. It … More
15 Nov 2012
"The best appointed and most well equipped apartment we've ever stayed in - obviously the owner's pride and joy."
The apartment is very convenient for Larnaca airport (less than 15 minutes drive). Being close to the main motorway, it also puts Limassol, Nicosia and Aiya Napa within easy reach (even Pafos can be r… More
2 Oct 2012
"A very comfortable apartment that has everything."
I stayed in this apartment for one week in September 2012 with my daughter. The apartment is excellent, and very well equipped with appliances, crockery etc, even down to cool bags, ice packs and sand… More
11 Jun 2012
"An excellent holiday, we didn't want to leave and will definately be going back."
I was a little worried after reading the reviews about the apartment location not being ideal for children, however this was the perfect location for a family holiday.
The apartment was clean and bigger than expected with an open plan living and dining area which lived up to the high standard as described on the website. All amenitites were provided for including a cot and an extra bed for the children.
The pool area was idyllic and peaceful and felt like we had our own private pool, the girls were happy with the amount of inflatables that were provided for.
We enjoyed going for a stroll around the village and taking the children to the numerous play parks.
I would definately recommend eating at the local restaurant, the food was amazing and the locals were really friendly, friday night is the busiest night to go with live entertainment, you might have to book for this night, but be warned that the meals are huge even for the children it would be worth sharing.
There are plenty of places to visit within 15-20 minutes drive of the apartment. Larnaka is definately a must with the cobbled streets adorned with shops and various restaurants. The beech is clean with clear blue waters and ideal for younger children who will feel at ease with the shallow waters.
The camal park is great for all ages, make sure you take your swimming gear as there is a pool there as well so you can spend the whole day.
We have had the best holiday ever and the only down side is that we had to come home. We can't wait to visit again.
23 Jul 2011
"A lovely, perfect equipped apartment in real cypriot surroundings"
The apartment have everything that you could wish for and more. And everything is new, beutiful and stylish. But still a place where you imidiately feel at home. The little cypriot village is just the… More
24 May 2011
"An incredible apartment - definitely worth a visit!"
We spent a week at this amazing apartment in May 2011. The apartment is very well presented and furnished to a very high standard. It really felt like a home from home and had everything we could poss… More
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