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Tembel Zaman

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Villa Tembel

Villa | 3 bedrooms | sleeps 6

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Air conditioning
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

A holiday at Villa Tembel offers some fabulous scenery and a superb holiday experience.

The location of the Villa provides a village experience, but remains close to the town of Kyrenia, just a short walk away and which features a variety of great restaurants, lively bars and retail therapy, providing holiday activities to suit all.

Each room is fitted with remote control air conditioning and leads on to its own terrace.

Bedrooms have large built in wardrobes, two of which have electronic safes fitted for additional security.

The kitchen is fully equipped with a fridge freezer, water cooler, washing machine, oven, hob, microwave, dishwasher, toaster and kettle.

The comfortable lounge area with a three piece suit .

TV/Satellite (showing all main UK TV channels),DVD and stereo. From here, sliding patio doors open onto a large terrace with views of the swimming pool and garden.

Outside there is an 8 x 4 meter over-flow swimming pool surrounded by terrace with sun-beds, a solid built BBQ and outside shower.

Many beaches are only a short drive away, where you can relax in the crystal clear waters, or for the more adventurous, there are many interesting activities available nearby.

The Villa is managed by our neigbours, who with only positive feed back, are a great asset to us. They have extensive local knowledge and on many occasions have gone that extra mile to make our guests feel at home.

Size Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms
Will consider Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car advised
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 Log fire, Internet access, DVD player, Sea view
Pool Private outdoor pool (unheated)
General Air conditioning, TV, CD player, Telephone, Safe, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 Shower rooms, Solarium or roof terrace
Furniture Single beds (4), Cots (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Outdoors Private outdoor pool (unheated), Balcony or terrace, Private garden, BBQ
Access Secure parking
Further details indoors

Being well equipped, this Villa is a home from home.

Wifi free to use now installed.

The large fully fitted kitchen includes washing machine, dishwasher, water cooler and large fridge/freezer. The kitchen is equipped with all glassware, crockery, cutlery and cooking utensils.

The large air conditioned lounge is comfortably furnished, including a TV, Satellite showing all main UK channels, music system and a DVD player with many board games and lots of books. The lounge also has an open fireplace for burning logs early and late season.

Off the hallway there are two downstairs bedrooms:

Bedroom 2 is fully air conditioned and has two single beds with fitted wardrobes and plenty of storage space. There is a door to a balcony with scenic mountain views.

Bedroom 3 is fully air conditioned and had two single beds. There is a door to a balcony with superb mountain views.

Their is a ground floor bathroom with shower, wash basin and WC. Fresh towels are provided.

A marble stair case leads to first floor bedroom. The fully air conditioned master bedroom has a double bed and fitted wardrobes with ample storage space.

There is a family bathroom with WC, shower/bath and wash basin. Fresh towels are provided.

Further details outdoors


There is a beautiful garden with Olive, Orange and Lemon trees (ideal for a gin and tonic), an open poolside shower, built-in Barbeque and cool natural shade. Sun loungers and tables & chairs are provided. The garden is fully enclosed with stone walls and gated access for child security.

The rear patio doors of the lounge and kitchen lead directly onto the spacious terrace and pool area. The private overflow swimming pool, with sunbeds and parasols provided, is also equipped with a poolside shower. Further terracing at the side and front of the villa is ideal for outside dining, making full use of the garden furniture.

Private drive for off road parking.

Fully landscaped, irrigated gardens.

Pool side shower.

Ample terracing around the pool for sunloungers and furniture.

Further details

Complimentary Provisions

No need to worry about shopping immediately upon arrival!

To get your self-catering holiday off to an easy start, we will provide you with a complimentary starter pack of groceries, which will contain a basic 'start-up' supply of items such as bread, butter, tea, coffee, sugar, milk, biscuits, fruit juice and a bottle of wine.

Mobile Phone

There is a local pay-as-you-go mobile phone available. Top up cards can be bought locally. This is very handy for taxis and restaurant reservations!

Transfers and car hire can all be arrange for you.

Hire Restrictions

Smoking is allowed outside.

Unfortunately pets are not allowed.

It is the hirer's responsibility to have adequate insurance to cover personal loss and injury as we accept no liability.

The Kyrenia District

Kyrenia itself is over 6,000 years old dating back to the time of the Byzantines and centres itself around a magical Kyrenia harbour and Castle where you can either stroll around or indulge in some of the finest local cuisine and drinks. Whether you visit North Cyprus Kyrenia during day or night you can’t help but be mesmerized by the wonderful ambience.

There are three historical Castles in Northern Cyprus; St. Hilarion, Buffavento and Kantara. St Hilarion takes its name from a monk who had fled from persecution in the Holy land and was living in a cave on the mountain. St Hilarion was originally built as a watch tower to give warning of approaching Arab pirates in the 7th Century. Thousands of tourists every year climb to the highest point if only to have the feeling of being on top of the world.

Whilst in North Cyprus you must visit the Karpaz or ‘the Pan Handle’ where peace and tranquillity are the order of the day. The North Cyprus beaches are endless blankets of white sand with very few tourists. There are many cheap ‘beach huts’ and Bed & Breakfast accommodation should you wish to stay overnight.


Beaches are a principal attraction in North Cyprus, and vary widely in character from the busy Northern Cyprus hotel beaches, which offer many facilities, to the secluded stretches of sand in the Karpaz, where the visitor may have an entire beach to himself. North Cyprus beaches are a national heritage. Please respect them when you use them and please take your rubbish away with you. Do not forget to use sun-screen lotion - after 20 minutes under the summer sun, you will begin to burn.

Water sports are available on some beaches in North Cyprus where professional tuition and supervision are on offer. In general, the beaches associated with Northern Cyprus hotels are kept clean and provide facilities such as toilets, sun loungers, parasols, bars and restaurants. Entrance fees vary. The visitor is encouraged to explore for himself, but as a guide, a few beaches are listed below.

North Cyprus Kyrenia Beaches

Acapulco Beach lies about 6 miles to the east of North Cyprus Kyrenia. At the point where the coast road to the east sweeps up towards the mountains, a large sign advertising this beach will be seen. Here, the road branches off to the left, passing through an army camp before leading to the entrance of this holiday complex in North Cyprus. This is a popular tourist beach, offering most facilities, but supervision of children swimming is recommended as there is an undertow. Windsurfing is available.

Vogue Beach is a couple of miles East from Acapulco. Offering all facilities in a relaxed setting.

Lara Beach may be found a couple of miles further on - a sign indicates where to turn off from the new by-pass road. Toilets, showers, and sun loungers are available, and there is also a reasonable open air Northern Cyprus restaurant.

Alagadi Beach is still further east, about 10 miles from Northern Cyprus Kyrenia. A hundred yards or so past St. Kathleen’s restaurant is a small bridge. Immediately after the bridge, a rough track bears left, leading past a farm and through the dunes to a large, sweeping double bay. There are no facilities, so bring your own refreshments, including water, and avoid leaving litter.

Escape Beach is located about 5 miles to the west of Kyrenia, past the sloping concrete monument beyond Karaoglanoglu. It is adjacent to the Altinkaya fish restaurant. The North Cyprus sandy beach is well protected and ideal for tiny tots. Toilets and showers are available, and there is a bar and restaurant.

Deniz Kizi is situated about seven miles west of Kyrenia. This sheltered bay is kept clean, and offers a variety of water sports including windsurfing, parascending, water skiing, and inflatable fun rafts for smaller children. Sunbeds are available for hire, and there are also toilet and shower facilities.

Mare Monte hotel beach lies some 10 miles west of Kyrenia, and provides all the facilities the visitor requires. An excellent location, but the entrance fee is higher than elsewhere.

The Dome Hotel in Kyrenia has a large seawater swimming pool, ideal for those who like sea-water without the sand. Most facilities available.

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Review 1-10 of 13

5 Dec 2014


"Best Holiday EVER!!!"

Was für eine tolle Villa!!!Das ist jetzt schon das zweite mal, dass ich Urlaub in der Villa Tempel Zaman gemacht habe mit meiner ganzen Familie. Der Ort ist einfach wunderschön und es gibt so viel z… More

3 Nov 2014


"Brilliant holiday ��"

I was extremely happy with my stay at this villa it was very clean, spacious and within walking distance from the town and supermarkets. The pool is big enough for a family holiday and is very clean t… More

31 Oct 2014


"Fabulous villa"

I stayed at villa Tembel for 10 days with two friends . We loved our stay , the villa was extremely comfortable and had everything you could possibly want . It was spotless . We didn't hire a car… More

11 Oct 2014


"Lovely Villa"

Stayed at Villa Tembel 3rd to 10th Oct 2014 for a week with friends, found the villa to have everything we needed and more, villa was clean and spacious and had a great outdoor space to dine out and s… More

17 Sep 2014


"excellent villa."

great place to stay in Cyprus. the villa was clean and the pool was wonderful. we would recommend this villa for value and for its location. it was everthing we wanted and more. all we can say is Than… More

1 Jul 2014



Villa Tembel and Kyrenia were absolutely lovely for a holiday. The villa had excellent space for two couples, pool was brilliant as the weather was very hot. The owner Derek answered all our questions before going to Kyrenia and Sue gave us all the required information when there. Best restaurants were Effendi, 6 Brothers, the Italian on the Harbour and the Bell Tower in Bellapais.

18 Feb 2014



Lovely villa, very clean, modern and big pool. 5 minute drive into town. Very close to pubs and restaurants. Friendly neighbours. Will recommend to friends and family. Will stay here again.

31 Dec 2013


"A great house in great location"

The House and Pool made for a great stay WiFi excellent. The house is located near to the Harbour but you need a car. Parking near harbour in public car park convenient and cheap.Good supermarket 5 mi… More

15 Sep 2013


"Excellent Villa....beautiful place."

The villa exceeded our expectations, we stayed here with our very young baby and it had all the facilities we needed. The welcome pack was a lovely touch and we enjoyed the bottle of fizz with our fir… More

24 Jan 2013


"It couldnt have been better"

The villa is ideally situated for drives up into the mountains or walks to the harbour front. It has all the facilities you would expect and a great pool area for lying in the sun all day - its also close to shops and restaurants which is extremely convenient.
The owners were extremely helpful with all the questions we asked before we went and the bottle of sparkling wine was a lovely surprise on arrival.
We had a thrououghly enjoyable time and will certainly be returning.
If you do nothing else during your stay, please visit the restauarnts in Bellapais (about 15mins away up in the mountain) - you wont be disappointed!!

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Calendar last updated:11 Jan 2015

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