Universal Gardens C22 Abitare
Apartment | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 5
Apartment C22 is located in the private residential complex of Universal Gardens. It's easy to find and just 15 minute drive from Paphos International Airport. The residential complex is quiet and peaceful yet only a short walk from Paphos's historic harbour with easy access to all amenities, including the local market for bargain hunting, beaches and many excellent restaurants for eating out.
The apartment benefits from a choice of two communical swimming pools both with a shallow end perfect for small children. Leading from the living room and overlooking one of the beautiful pools is a spacious sun drenched balcony furnished with a table and chairs to enable you to dine al fresco. With one double and one twin bedroom the apartment is ideal for families with plenty in the surrounding area to see and do during your stay. The local water park and coral bay are a must for the children !
|Size||Sleeps up to 5, 2 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Municipal beach 2 km|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, House swap, Long term lets (over 1 month)|
|Nearest Amenities||1 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Paphos 10 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|General||Air conditioning, TV, Satellite TV|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, 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 6, Lounge seats for 6|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace|
The Paphos region
Paphos, a city rich in history, is a gem of Western Cyprus. The city’s existence traces back to the Neolithic period and is believed to be the birthplace of the Greek Goddess of love and beauty, Aphrodite. Paphos proudly boasts the remains of villas, palaces, theatres, fortresses and tombs that belong to Classical, Hellenistic and Roman periods.
Such exceptional architectural and historic value is an ornament to the city that is included in UNESCO’s list of world heritage as a natural and cultural treasure. Paphos, roughly divided into Old Paphos and New Paphos, is also famous for its sun-kissed beaches.
Paphos was valued as a major port and the capital of Cyprus during Roman times. Later when the British colonized the island, the city started losing its value especially after Nicosia gained importance. Today, this small harbour is slowly and steadily emerging as an attractive tourist destination
Walking Tours/Town Walks - Paphos town walk, also known as strolling around Ktima can be enjoyed every Tuesday for free. Organized by Paphos municipality in collaboration with CTO and the Cyprus Tourist Guides Association, the tour takes tourists to various archaeological sites dating back to the Chalcolithic, early Bronze Age and to the present.
Avail this tour as its goal is to introduce tourists to Ktima and the evolution of its lifestyle from the late Byzantine and Medieval times to the present. This town walk is a great opportunity to know better, the local life, year-round atmosphere, and Paphos’ continual cultural development.
Aphrodite Water Park - A day out with the family at Aphrodite Water Park is a great way to spend quality time as a family. The place offers entertainment and appeal to every generation. Packed with variety of attractions, the park has a snacks bar and a varied selection of rides among which the rafting ride is the biggest family rafting ride in Europe. Set within 35,000 square meters of natural landscaped grounds, the park is situated at the far eastern end of the Kato Paphos coastal road. Its location is ideal for tourists as it is situated about 300 meters inland from the Cypria Maris, Paphian, Pioneer and Phaethon hotels. A large free car park in front of the water park adds up to the visitors’ convenience. Ideal months to visit are between May and October.
Diving In Paphos - Paphos is an excellent choice for a diving holiday. The city is surrounded by crystal clear sea water and is home to thousands of excellent diving spots such as underwater cliffs, valleys, coral colonies, and ancient ship wrecks. Absence of dangerous underwater currents in the seas near Paphos is ideal for taking deep dives. The city offers well established diving schools equipped with fully qualified instructors to welcome the novice divers to plunge into.
Akamas Jeep Safari - Paphos holidays are incomplete without a jeep safari to Akamas, a great adventure for nature lovers. The southwestern tip of Paphos Island is formed by the Akamas Peninsula, which is a nature preserve, home to 168 species of birds, 12 mammals, 20 reptiles and 16 butterflies. This magical and unexplored countryside unfolds the beautiful landscapes and coastal area; indeed a jewel in the southern crown of Cyprus. By availing this safari, the tourist can visit historic spots such as birthplace of Aphrodite, Avakas Gorge, Lara Bay, Baths of Aphrodite and Polis etc, to add more.
Pafos Bird Park - Pafos Bird Park is a unique park in Cyprus. The park is open to the public and has a tremendous variety of birds and animals from around the world. From ponies, giraffes, monkeys, tortoises and exotic parrots to emus, ostriches and swans, this park also has a petting zoo were children can interact with the animals. It also hosts owl and parrot shows. Situated near Agios Georgios/Coral Bay the park is spread across one million sq.m, in a natural setting with lakes, ponds and gardens. Children’s birthday parties can be arranged at this park, as it is open all year round from 9 am until the sunset, including Christmas day.
Snake George’s Reptile Park - This is a small establishment run by Hans-Joerg Wiedl, famous as Snake George.The park displays an eye-popping collection of snakes including eight species indigenous to Cyprus, and lizards. The owner, Hans is brimming over with enthusiasm to show you around and tell you a few stories of snakes. He opened this park in Ayios Georgios, near Paphos, with a will to educate and inform the public about reptiles.
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18 Mar 2013
"Fabulous views, quiet & very private"
Fully functional apartment in a small complex, quiet location. Spent many an evening sat out on the balcony overlooking the pool area. Ideal base for visiting nearby sites. The pool area is very quiet, it was like having your own private pool. We did hire a car but for those nights when you wanted to have a few beers in town the taxi ride was well worth it as it was only 8 euros. Would definitely go again.
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