About the home
Athena Apartment is perfect for families or groups who want a relaxing and quiet holiday in a village setting. The apartment is on a small complex and situated in a quiet village. There is a small supermarket 200m away and is open from 06:00 until 11:00pm!
As there are 2 tavernas within 5 minutes walk you can head off for the evening and enjoy yourself without having to drive. The tavernas are very reasonably priced and offer both local and international cuisine.
A short walk through the village will take you to the foothills of the village and for the more energetic you can follow the footpaths up to the top of the hills to enjoy the breathtaking views. The nearest beach is just a 5 minute drive away and the nearby cosmopolitan town of Larnaca is just 10 minutes drive......a perfect combination!
|Size:||Sleeps up to 6, 2 bedrooms|
|Will consider:||Long lets|
|Family friendly?||Suitable for children of all ages|
Unsuitable for people with restricted mobility
|Notes:||No pets allowed|
No smoking at this property
|Pool:||Shared outdoor pool (unheated)|
|General:||Air conditioning, TV|
|Standard:||Kettle, Toaster, Iron|
|Utilities:||Clothes dryer, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms:||2 Bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 family bathroom and 1 en suite|
|Furniture:||Sofabeds (1), Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Dining seating for 6, Lounge seating for 6|
|Other:||Linen and towels provided|
|Outdoors:||Shared outdoor pool (unheated), Balcony / Terrace|
Further details indoors:
Spacious and bright open plan lounge, kitchen and dining area and 2 large bedrooms all with stunning views.
There is a metal framed sofa bed to accomodate an additional 2 people if required.
Further details outdoors:
Large balcony which offers open views of the surrounding countryside and up to the famous Stavrouvouni Monastery!
To enable you to start your holiday from the minute you arrive, a grocery welcome pack is available by arrangement. List the items of your choice i.e. water, milk, bread, butter, cereal, fruit, eggs, fruit juice, tea, coffee, beer, wine etc. and they will be in the apartment waiting for you. Your holiday starts from the minute you arrive!
Our property manager, Angela, who is English, lives near by and is always on hand to help and advise on local tips, directions etc,etc. She will meet you on your arrival at the apartment for handover of keys and will be available if required to assist you generally during your stay.
To secure your booking, a booking deposit of £100 is required, the final payment is due 8 weeks before your arrival.
Refundable security/breakages deposit of £200 required with final payment, to be refunded within one week of your departure.
The Larnaca region
Larnaca as a place is a very cosmopolitan town that offers everything you need for a fantastic holiday. It is often un-appreciated by those who don’t know any better who think it is merely home for the islands main International Airport.
The town boasts a beautiful promenade lined with palm trees and pavement cafes, a marina full of multi-million pound yachts and boats, boat trips, scuba diving, world-wide cuisine, great shopping (Zara and Mango are here!), sandy beaches, water sports, good nightlife, history, culture and tradition. In addition to all of the things Larnaca has to offer it is perfectly placed, making it an ideal base from which to explore the rest of the island.
Larnaca Airport 15mins, Nicosia (the Islands Capitol city) 40mins, Limassol 25mins, Ayia Napa 45mins, Paphos 1 1/2hrs, Troodos Mountains 1 hr.
The Alethriko area
Alethriko village is a tranquil place nestled in a valley surrounded by pine trees, an ideal retreat for those wanting to totally relax. The village is reknown locally for its panoramic views and tranquility where only the birds break the silence. It isoverlooked by the majestic Stavrovouni monastery high on its isolated peak.
The village centre is a short stroll away where you will find the locals in the coffee shop playing backgammon, a supermarket, church and two local tavernas. For those who enjoy walking there are tracks leading up to the tops of the hills to admire the breathtaking sea view to one side, and the panoramic views over the valley on the other.
Athena Apartment is just 500m from the centre of the village and 300m to both of the village tavernas-15 EUR for a traditional Meze (dips, grilled halloumi cheese, mix of grilled meats, salad, potatoes and fruit). Lots of other tavernas are within 15 minutes' drive in the nearby villages, or a 15 minute drive could take you down the coast to Zygi or Makenzie for a fabulous fish Meze.You are spoilt for choice and certainly won't go hungry!!
Larnaca town has several sandy beaches with sun beds, umbrellas, water sports, scuba diving, snack bars and restaurants. Other quiet beaches which are ideal for a picnic are 10 mins drive
The beauty of Alethriko is that while the village 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.
Nearby attractions include Lefkara, a traditional lace making village, the neolithic settlement at Khirokitia, Mazotos Animal Park, Ten Pin Bowling, Cinema and Go karting........something for every body.
How to get there
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The following Airlines fly to Larnaca and Paphos:- Monarch, Easyjet, Jet2.com, Thomson, Cyprus Airways, British Airways, Thomas Cook.
Journey time from Larnaca Airport 15 mins, journey time from Paphos Airport 1hr.
Car hire recommendation on booking.
Activities near Alethriko
Rural / countryside retreats
A winter sun break
|Rental prices originally quoted in: British £||Convert to:|
|Prices for group size 4|
|Period||From||To||Weekly||Nightly rate|| Minimum |
|April & May||1 Apr 13||1 Jun 13||£ 300||-||-||1 Week|
|June||1 Jun 13||1 Jul 13||£ 395||-||-||1 Week|
|July & August||1 Jul 13||1 Sep 13||£ 425||-||-||1 Week|
|September & October||1 Sep 13||1 Nov 13||£ 350||-||-||1 Week|
|November to March||1 Nov 13||1 Apr 14||£ 275||-||-||1 Week|
|Prices for group size 6|
|Period||From||To||Weekly||Nightly rate|| Minimum |
|April & May||1 Apr 13||1 Jun 13||£ 350||-||-||1 Week|
|June||1 Jun 13||1 Jul 13||£ 425||-||-||1 Week|
|July & August||1 Jul 13||1 Sep 13||£ 475||-||-||1 Week|
|September & October||1 Sep 13||1 Nov 13||£ 400||-||-||1 Week|
|November to March||1 Nov 13||1 Apr 14||£ 300||-||-||1 Week|
The property's weekend rates apply to: Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights
NB: Prices may be subject to change at the advertiser's discretion.
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