This three bedroom bungalow is furnished to an extremely high standard to create a comfortable, luxurious and relaxing place for you to unwind. A lovely feature is its circular dining area which provides a cool and interesting setting for intimate or family meals. Relax by the private pool and watch the sun set over the Mediterranean coast-line over a glass of wine. Villa Phoenix is a perfect haven for a wonderful ''get-away-from-it-all'' break or an idyllic family holiday.
Villa Phoenix is designed around a spacious luxurious lounge area where you can relax and unwind. There is Sky Free to Air satellite TV with over 40 English channels.
The circular dining area inside accommodates 6 people comfortably and has windows all round giving a light and airy feel. Just off the dining area is the large fully equipped kitchen with all the appliances you would expect (built in full sized oven, halogen hob, microwave, built in dishwasher, fridge/freezer, coffee percolator).
The lounge area has direct access to the outside terrace, gas BBQ, private (10m x 5m) swimming pool and beautifully landscaped gardens. The swimming pool has deep and shallow ends making it suitable for all the family. The high quality garden table and chairs can seat up to 6 and with sun-beds make the pool area comfortable for use all year round.
Villa is really quite stunning and just perfect for a romantic getaway or a wonderful family holiday.
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 3 bedrooms|
|Rooms||3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms of which 1 family bathroom, 1 en suite and 1 shower room, Solarium or roof terrace|
|Nearest beach||Beach 1 km|
|Nearest Amenities||1 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Paphos 7 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner, Yes, smoking allowed|
|Luxuries||Internet access, DVD player, Sea view|
|Pool||Private outdoor pool (unheated)|
|General||Central heating, Air conditioning, TV, CD player, Safe, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Furniture||Double Beds (3), Cots available (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 6|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair available|
|Outdoors||Private outdoor pool (unheated), Private garden, BBQ|
|Access||Secure parking, Not suitable for wheelchair users|
|Further details outdoors|
Welcome pack provided on arrival.English speaking representative on hand to answer questions or give advice.Sun Loungers for everyone to enjoy. Large dining patio and BBQ area, dine Al-fresco.
Smoking outside only please.
There is so much to see and do in and around Paphos that it would take far too long to detail it all here. In the next section you will find some of our suggestions for activities and family attractions however when exploring the Paphos area here are a few other experiences which you should definitely try to fit in.
Near the modern Paphos lighthouse is sited a complex of ancient buildings, including a Roman Odeon, built in the 2nd century AD, which has been restored and is now used for summer orchestral and stage performances. The Odeon was the focus of the ancient city centre, of which some ruins still remain in the area. South of the Odeon are the remnants of the Roman Temple of Asclepius, the God of Medicine, and north of the lighthouse are the ruins of the ancient town walls.
Baths of Aphrodite
A romantic side trip from Paphos is a visit to the natural grotto on the Akamas Peninsula near Polis (30 miles/48km north of Pahpos) where legend has it that the Greek goddess of love, Aphrodite, used to take her baths. The serene pool, shaded by a fig tree and surrounded by beautiful examples of maindenhair fern, can be reached by nature trails from Akamas.
A large pistachio tree marks the entrance to the underground catacombs of Agia Solomoni in Kato Paphos. The tree is a strange sight, festooned as it usually is with pieces of cloth tied onto it by the faithful as offerings, in the hope that this sacred tree will cure various ailments. The catacombs themselves were carved into Fabrica hill, below the ancient Roman city wall, in the 4th century BC, and later became chapels for the early Christians. The underground chapels feature some interesting frescoes and graffiti left by 13th-century Crusaders, and there are numerous legends and stories attached to the patron saint Ayia Solomoni. Visitors are advised to take a torch along to explore the catacombs.
The Mosiacs of Paphos
The striking mosaic floors in a series of ancient Roman noblemen’s villas, dating from the third to fifth century AD, are a must-see for visitors to Paphos. The site where the villas are still being excavated can be found about 300 metres from the Paphos harbour. The mosaics featuring mythological scenes are visible in the houses of Dionysus, Orpheus and Aion, and the Villa of Theseus. All were made of small cubes of marble and stone, called tesserae, with glass paste added to widen the range of colour. In the House of Dionysus, for example, 5,985 square feet (556 sq metres) of floor space in 14 rooms are covered with the gorgeous mosaics.
Tombs of the Kings
There are actually no kings buried here. Rather the site known as the Tombs of the Kings, one mile (2km) northwest of Paphos harbour towards Coral Bay, was the final resting place of about 100 Ptolemaic aristocrats who lived and died in the city between 3 BC and 3 AD. The tombs are impressive, carved out of solid rock, some featuring Doric pillars and frescoed walls. Archaeological excavations are ongoing at the site, which also features a church known as Paleoekklisia, which sports traces of Byzantine frescoes.
This is the main tourist area of Paphos where you will find a magnificent array of restaurants, bars, shops and entertainment. The harbour area is a bustling, lively place by day or night and is the perfect venue to sit down, enjoy a drink or a meal and watch the world go by.
Villa Phoenix is superbly located in the prestigious Secret Valley development and a multitude of attractions, activities and opportunities are available to you within a very short drive.
The Secret Valley Golf Course is a highly prestigious golf course located in the renowned area of "Petra tou Romiou", the legendary birthplace of Aphrodite, the Goddess of love. It is set in a scenic valley surrounded by mature trees and beautiful natural rock formations. The course is consistently appearing as the preferred course amongst the island's visiting players
The spacious clubhouse with its restaurant and bar facilities is an excellent spot to relax after a good game of golf. The interior of wood and stone is a pleasant surprise, and the level of comfort has to be experienced to be believed It is o pen daily from 07.00 – 19.00 with an la carte menu in the lovely restaurant with magnificent views. Try to eat here at least once, you won't be disappointed. Friday and Saturday evening the kitchen will be open until 22.00. Sundays offer a Carvery lunch buffet.
Villa Phoenix is situated only 3 minutes drive from the sea, and there is a nature reserve and nature trail which follows the coastline to Aphrodites Rock, it is ideal for ramblers and joggers, and has panoramic views over the sea and stunning, unspoiled coastline.
Our favourites places close by include:
Pissouri:- a beautful old town standing on a hilltop, about 12 minutes drive up the coast from Secret Valley. You’ll find family owned restaurants in the village square, with friendly, Cypriot hospitality, shops, water sports, including wind surfing and jet skis. The beach is lovely with plenty to do and restaurants available.
Koukila Village: Is only 5 minutes drive and has traditional taverns which are very reasonably priced. Its a great spot for an evening meal on your way back from a day in Paphos.
Aphrodite Hills; Just 5 minutes away Aphrodite Hills offers a superb variety of dining and activities. The magnificent 18-hole golf course follows the scenic contours of the two plateaux, its challenging fairways cutting a swathe through lakes, olive and carob trees. The course is widely regarded among the very best the Mediterranean can offer.
Restaurants and taverns at Aphrodite Hills:
Pithari Tavern offers guests the opportunity to try traditional Cypriot cooking and serves traditional tavern-type food in either the meze a la carte. The menu is a variety of Greek and Cypriot meat and fish dishes prepared in an authentic manner
Anoi Pub & Bar is a popular meeting place which serves various draft and bottled beers, an exciting wine list and delicious offerings from steaks and potato skins to fajitas and spicy chicken wings, potato skins, mozzarella dips and spicy chicken wings, quickly prepared steaks, ribs and some traditional Mexican food like fajitas and the traditional juicy hamburgers. Desserts, ice creams and smoothies are also available.
Zimi Pizza & Pasta is a traditional over the counter restaurant with a great variety of freshly made pizzas and calzones, oven-baked pasta dishes and pasta classics prepared to order, and a fresh salad bar for quick service.
Platia Coffee Shop-Ouzerie is a traditional Cypriot Coffee Shop serving coffee made in the utzaki and served with with lizos—the traditional Paphos delights. The coffee shop also serves traditional Middle Eastern and preserved sweets, a variety of olive and cheese pies (Cyprus and Greek style), and other local puff pastry specialties.
Gefsis Gelateria & Crêperie serves top quality Häagen Dazs ice cream, served in homemade cones of different flavours, either for seated consumption or to be sealed and taken away. Confectionary creations are also prepared along with ice cream serving such as pancakes, belgian crêpes and waffles, complete with a variety of toppings.
The Retreat Spa at Aphrodite Hills is an experience you will not want to miss if you appreciate the last word in pampering and luxury. It offers a cool serenity with monastic interior and tranquil surroundings, where superb facilities and an expert team of therapists to look after all your requirements.
Paphos: Is about 15 minutes drive and offers, a large variety of restaurants, bars and shops, its harbour is always buzzing, and boats trips, and the hire of boats can be done here, as well as fishing trips and diving. There is also a fantastic water park and an excellent go Kart track in Paphos. All the following activities are available in, or very close to, Paphos; diving, golf, horse riding, mountain biking, paragliding, sailing, surfing, swimming, tennis, walking, water skiing and wind-surfing
About 75 minutes drive from Erin Villa are the stunning, picturesque, Troodos Mountains, where you can ski Mount Olympus from January to March. Cyprus truly is diverse in the experiences it offers to holiday makers.
In the villa you will find a comprehensive folder filled with advertising material and leaflets relating to many of the activities and attractions mentioned above.