Aphrodite Sands Resort
Apartment | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 6
Aphrodite Sands near Paphos, Cyprus is considered a unique and splendid development, it is a short walk from secluded beach coves. 10km from Paphos town and 5 km to Paphos International Airport. Home to restaurants, shops set in a village square. The resort has a luxurious retreat Health Spa is the ultimate in top to toe pampering for mind and body, an expert team of therapists tend to your every need. Day passes, individual treatments, half and full day packages are available. Secret Valley Golf Club and Aphrodite Hills Golf Club within 10 minutes drive from the resort.
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 2 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Mandria Beach|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Paphos Airport|
|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||Jacuzzi or hot tub, Sauna, DVD player|
|General||Air conditioning, TV, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 En suites|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 4|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Shared garden, Swing set|
There is a booking fee required to secure the villa which is a 25% of the rental price. A breakage deposit is also required of £200. The total booking fee plus deposit should be paid 3 weeks prior to arrival. The security deposit will be returned after the property has been vacated and inventory carried out. This should be within 5 days. Payments can be made by bank transfer or PayPal. Apartment info will be email on completion of payment.
The Paphos region
Paphos was the capital of Cyprus under the Ptolemys, successors of Alexander the Great, when its harbour was a thriving port, and remained Cyprus’s first city for more than seven centuries under Roman rule. It’s said that Aphrodite, Greek goddess of love and beauty, rose from the waves and crashed on its shores.
But returning to the modern day, enjoy a cool refreshing drink, a steaming Cypriot coffee or a mouth-watering meal in one of the taverns, restaurants or bars that dot the scenic harbour side .
Aphrodite’s Rock (Petra tou Romiou) On the south coast of the island, on one of the most beautiful beaches, lies “Petra tou Romiou” as it’s known in Cyprus, the location where Aphrodite, the goddess of beauty and love, was said to have emerged from the sea. Aphrodite’s Rock is a massive chunk of stone that marks the spot, her birthplace was a place of pilgrimage for the entire Hellenic world.
Paphos Castle Paphos Castle was originally built as a Byzantine fort to protect its famous picturesque harbour, in the 13th century it was rebuilt by the Lusignans and then dismantled by the Venetians in 1570, who were unable to defend it against the Ottomans, who then restored and strengthened it after capturing the island.
Since 1935 it has been declared an ancient monument and is now considered as one of the hallmarks of the Paphos region. Just in front of the Castle, on the square, many cultural events take place, and during September each year the Paphos Aphrodite Festival takes place, which presents a different opera each year by famous artists who use the building as scenery.
Tombs of the Kings The Tombs of the Kings is spread over a vast area containing impressive underground tombs that date back to the 4th century BC. The Tombs are carved out of solid rock, some being decorated with Doric pillars. Although being tombs of high officials rather than Kings, it was named Tombs of the Kings for the magnificence of the tombs
Less than 10km east of Paphos town centre, the Aphrodite Sands resort is located in the rural village of Mandria,. There are two local mini markets, where you can buy food and drinks within 5 minutes walk of the resort. There is a larger supermarket within a 10 minute drive of Mandria that has variety of products and is ideal for doing a larger shop.
Mandria village is less than two minutes walk with a couple of tavernas serving delightful food or you can order take away. There is also a 'coffee shop' type taverna serving pancakes, waffles and ice creams. For the more British tastes there is a superb fish and chip shop.
There is a bus service that runs 3-4 times a day from Mandria village centre to Paphos.where as one would expect, the charm of the traditional Cypriot culture thrives among the locals and their rustic way of life. Mandria is surrounded by green fields and agricultural plains, the site offers residents peaceful relaxation, whilst being easily accessible to Paphos and all the amenities and resources offered by the town.
Access to the resort could not be easier with Paphos International Airport less than 10 mins away.
The location is perfect for golfers, with the exclusive
Aphrodite Hills Championship Golf course resort 6 mins drive from Aphrodite Sands. More info at http://www.aphroditehills.com/cyprus_golf
Secret Valley Golf course 5 mins drive from Aphrodite Sands. More info at http://www.secretvalley.com/
Elea Championship Course is less than 5 mins drive from Aphrodite Sands. Designed by Nick Faldo and only opened July 2010. More info at http://www.eleaestate.com/
Minthis Hills Golf course is around 20 min drive from Aphrodite Sands. More info at http://www.cyprusprop.com/tsada-golf/
Aphrodite Sands Resort is withing 15 mins walk of the secluded beach coves at Mandria are often empty or very quiet. The beach is a pebbled beach with small pockets of sand.
A 10 min drive takes you to Paphos Water Park, Go-Karting track & Paint balling all very close to each other. Horse riding can be done in the next town to Mandria or for those who want to hire a bike can have them delivered to your apartment, you can either explore yourself or go on many of the trails with a guide.
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