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Apartment | 1 bedrooms | sleeps 4
*** NOW WITH TV with English speaking channels, DVD AND WiFi *** This 1 bed duplex apartment is fully furnished and equipped with modern appliances for your stay, including marble floors, granite worktops and air conditioning. It has an internal marble staircase leading up to the spacious roof terrace that provides mountain and sea views.
This development is in Toscana Hills in the village of Argaka which is approx 10 minutes from Polis and 15 minutes from Latchi by car. The sea is approximately 900m away (as the crow flies) and will take approx 10-15 minutes to walk.
|Size||Sleeps up to 4, 1 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Argaka [shingle beach with clear warm sea]. 1 km|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car advised, Wheelchair users|
|Nearest Amenities||200 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Paphos 45 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||Air conditioning, TV, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron|
|Utilities||Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms, Solarium or roof terrace|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Double beds (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 4|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, BBQ|
|Access||Wheelchair users, Secure parking, Lift access|
|Further details indoors|
Our duplex apartment sleeps 4 people if the sofa bed in the lounge is utilised. The bedroom includes a double bed with an upgraded luxury mattress for your comfort.
Linen and towels are provided.
Use of air conditioning is included in the weekly rates.
|Further details outdoors|
The roof terrace is equipment with a table, chairs, sun loungers, a parasol and also has a purpose built BBQ and a power/water supply for your enjoyment. A balcony is also accessible from the lounge that provides magnificent unobstructed mountain views.
The development also features a communal swimming pool, toilet and shower facilities as well as communal area sun loungers, tables and chairs for our guests enjoyment.
An allocated underground parking space is also provided for one vehicle with lift access to the upper floors.
The Paphos region
Paphos is the birth place Aphrodite the Greek Goddess of love and beauty and is entwined in Greek mythology and has been designated a UNESCO World Heritage sight because of all its ancient sights and history. Paphos Town has all the restaurants and night-life that you would expect from a modern tourist town but also offers access to be ancient cultural heritage sights and modern tourist attractions.
The focal point in Paphos Town is the picturesque harbour packed with yachts, pleasure boats and fishing boats. This is the place to come for morning coffee, lunch or an evening stroll. At night this area is bustling with activity and is a very pleasant place to eat and socialise.
Take the opportunity to explore the Troodos Mountains or the nearby Akamas Penninsula and Bath of Aphrodite (Goddess Venus), take in the scenery and aromas of the Cedar Valley and don't forget that camera.
There are several beaches within the district including the beach in Kato Paphos, Faros beach and the magnificent Coral Bay. These are best reached by car.
Activities on offer in the Paphos Region include:
Watersports & Waterparks [www.aphroditewaterpark.com]. Free bus available from Paphos Town Centre.
Skiing (In the winter)
Cyprus is renowned for its nearly all year round sunshine and moderate temperatures in the winter months making it a popular year round tourist destination.
Within a very short walking distance the Argaka village provides a selection of mini markets, a bakery, an Irish bar offering live entertainment and welcoming good value tavernas. Argaka offers the perfect location for complete relaxation with the advantage of being only a short drive away from the more lively Polis and Latchi. The unspoilt coastline and countryside offers an ideal location for exploration either cycling or on foot.
About 10 minutes drive from the apartment lies the small town of Polis with its attractive cobbled street and main square where it is a pleasure to linger with a cool drink and enjoy the relaxed atmosphere. The town offers many restaurants, bars and cafes as well as a bank, post office, pharmacy, doctor, dentist, hairdresser, bike/car hire and many interesting souvenir shops and jewellers.
Just a few kilometers further west is the small town of Latchi with its attractive harbour/marina and well known restaurants serving a wide choice of food including many varieties of freshly caught fish. Sit in one of the harbourside restaurants/tavernas and just people watch. If you are feeling energetic try some of the water sports or take a trip on one of the glass bottom boats out along the Akamas Peninsula and see nature at its best. Take your swimming costume as the boat may moor in a wonderful cove to allow you to swim or snorkel.
For those who enjoy the game of golf the closest course is Minthis Hills (Formerly Tsada) Golf Club, Par 72 - 6,855 yards and located amongst vineyards, next to a 12th century monastery it is bathed in cooling sea breezes in the summer season. Minthis Hills is a challenging course which has an excellent club house, swimming pool with all changing facilities and is only about a 30 minute drive away.
For those who want to go further a field within an hours drive you will find the Secret Valley Golf Club, Par 72 - 6,737 yards. A championship course surrounded by stunning rock formations and mature trees.
The Aphrodite Hills Golf Club, Par 71 - 6,855 yards. Designed by Cabell Robinson another fine example of a championship course built on two plateaux which has spectacular views of the sea.
An exiting new project is currently being constructed (2.5km from our apartment) just outside the popular town of Polis. Two 18 hole golf courses are being built on a large area of land. Limni was a former copper mine and is now being converted into one of the premier golf resorts in the whole of the Mediterranean. The project starts by the sea, moving up a large valley and into the hills behind. One course will be designed by Gary Player Design and the other by Nicklaus Design. Limni Golf Resort will undoubtedly be in a class of its own. For further information on progress copy 'golf course development in limni cyprus' into your internet search engine.
English is widely spoken so there is no problem for first time British visitors to this beautiful island.
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15 Oct 2012
"Value for money"
The apartment no. 96174, at Toscana Hills Complex in Argaka, Paphos was the best choice for our inland vacations as a family.
If someone looks for relaxation, the location of the apt is the best. The flat was extremely peaceful and quiet and also the pool was always available and not crowded, while we were returning back from the sea-side.
The apt is new (only 3 yrs ago the complex was built up) and its condition is excellent. Please mention that, we had an excellent cooperation with the owner and the local administrator of the apt. Also, it was clean, comfortable and with the necessary home equipment.
Finally, the location of the apt is suitable for having excursions to many places around Paphos. I recommend the Toscana Hills and Home 96174 to everybody, especially couples with Kids.
21 Jan 2012
"A good place to dispell January Blues"
The apartment was all we'd hoped it would be, clean, space to move, and welcoming warm when we arrived on a wet January night at 7.00pm.
Apart from one other couple we had the developement to ourselves, so it was very peaceful and quiet. We enjoyed being away from the "tourism" of Pathos, and walking around the village and the immediate area we got a real glimse of Cyprus and the people. With the Akamas peninsular and Troudos mountains being so close, there was plenty of time to explore them, and to enjoy the warmth of local hospitality and the January sunshine - even the rain felt warm after that which we'd left in Mid Wales.
We enjoyed being able to have breakfast on the roof terrace in the morning sunshine, and exploring the restuarants in Polis for our evening meals.
We'd certainly return for another "winter break"
26 Oct 2011
"peaceful and unspoilt"
The apartment was clean and spacious. Away from busy roads and surrounded by fields. We really enjoyed the rooftop terrace which had amazing views. The swimming pool was nice with plenty of sun loungers. A few nice eating places and a couple of supermarkets close by. The long narrow beach was just a couple of minutes drive away by car. It's quite stoney but has some sand as well and was never crowded. We enjoy walking and found many interesting walks not too far away especially on the Akamas peninsula and the Troodos mountains.
A very enjoyable, peaceful holiday in what can still be called the 'real' Cyprus.
26 Aug 2011
"Calm and relaxing"
We had a lovely time at the apartment, the apartment block was not too large and fairly quiet so the pool was always available and not crowded.
Sitting up on the roof top terrace was beautiful in the evenings and we had lovely views from there.
There are a lovely couple of restaurants within walking distance, and an even larger choice a small drive away in Polis.
A perfect getaway for a quiet and relaxing holiday.
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