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Villa Poinciana – Home 77956 Villa

  • 3 bedrooms
  • 8 sleeps
  •  min stay varies

Key Info

  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0.3 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Child friendly
  • Car not necessary
  • Air conditioning
  • Pet friendly
  • Private garden

Description from owner

Description

Villa Poinciana is the 2nd most reviewed villa in Western Cyprus on trip advisor (as at November 2018). Consistently over the last 10 years we have provided hundreds of guests from all over the world with a wonderful villa at reasonable prices that have made their vacation a memorable one. Not all satisfied guests are able to leave a review on trip advisor but they are a very good source to any potential guests of the reliability of our villa. The villa enjoys wonderful views of the sea and mountains in a quiet location yet close to many activities in Latchi such as water sports, Jet Skiing, Quad biking, cycling, hiking, para gliding and fishing. The villa is well arranged, offering spacious modern accommodation, bedroom balconies and fully furnished with a modern, exquisite style. You will find a tempting 10m x 5m PRIVATE HEATED swimming pool surrounded in the garden, parasols and sun beds. Please note I cannot offer pool heating between December to February. During the cooler Winter months the villa has proper underfloor heating avaliable for use provided free of charge (Dec-Mid March). Managed by local agents who go to great lengths to ensure all guests are looked after, as is confirmed by many of the trip advisor reviews.The beach is just a 3/4 minute walk away and the picturesque fishing harbour of Latchi with its famous restaurants a 6 - 8 min walk. At night you can sit and relax in one of the local beach bars, enjoy the music, and even take a midnight swim and return to the bar ! Charming Polis is a 5 min drive with its equally wide range of taverns and restaurants, many situated around the paved town square. And of course the legendary Baths of Aphrodite are only 4 km away. Situated just outside Latchi village near the isolated, rugged and scenic Akamas Peninsula, a visit to the legendary Baths of Aphrodite is a must as is boat journey up the Akamas peninsula to stop in many of the coves such as the blue lagoon to swim or snorkel. Ramblers will love the many walks available in the area as the hills and valley are completely unspoiled and simply pristine. However for the younger generation visiting there are a few good nightclubs in the Latchi/Polis area and bustling Paphos is just a 35min drive away. And finally we have high speed internet and Box TV, a real hit with guests with c400 channels over several countries including UK and Russia and plenty of sports channels.

Further details

A returnable security/damages deposit of £300 is required in order to secure the villa. Welcome packs available upon request for nominal cost.

Property let out includes pool fully managed and a clean on check out.

Baby cots, high chairs and other equipment available for nominal cost. Please enquire for more details.

Fast Internet available (CYTA) which is FOC and Box TV (400 Channels inc UK, Russia, France and Arabic)

Linen clean for all lets over 12 nights/11 in Summer months. Bedroom a/c (3 units) is typically £60 (70 Euros a week). For a single unit £22 (or 25 Euros)

Downstairs a/c units are paid locally and are 7.5 Euros a day. There are 2 but typically 1 is only necessary even in high Summer

Pool heating is £125 a week. Important note : I cannot offer pool heating during December to February months only.

Please note that holiday lettings will take a commission of between 9 to 16% for booking via the website. I offer discounts taking into consideration time of year, length of booking and how close you are to another booking.

Further details indoors

Luxurious fireplace, Luxurious kitchen appliances (all Miele). Air conditioning to ALL bedrooms and downstairs lounge/diner (additional charges apply)Stainless steel bathware. Marble staircase.Central Heating and bathroom heaters for the cooler Winter months.Vanity units in all bathrooms.Upstairs as well as downstairs window shutters with most of them having blinds. Fly screens to all windows and veranda slide doors. Bedroom balconies with mountain and sea views. Coded Barrier Entrance to Development.

Further details outdoors

Extended HEATED Swimming Pool (10m * 5m) just off the Ground floor veranda.Natural stone for all Paved Patios.Brick Barbecue in Traditional Cypriot stone. Please note I cannot offer pool heating between December to February.Pool pump room in traditional Cypriot stone. Pergola for Garage and over the downstairs veranda.Large private garden with many mediterranean features and numerous palm trees.Own driveway with front gates for additional security.Side fences for additional privacy with next house (note only 1 house as other areas are common).Second corner patio area. Artificial grass area around pool.

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Families

  • Great for children of all ages
  • Pets welcome
  • High chair available

Bed & bathroom

  • Bedroom 1: King Bed
    Bedroom 2: King Bed
    Bedroom 3: 2 Single Beds
    Beds in other rooms: 3 Single Beds
  • 1 Family bathroom, 1 En suite, 1 Toilet Only

Amenities

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Air conditioning
  • Private outdoor pool (heated)
  • Mountain Views
  • Private garden
  • BBQ
  • Patio
  • Solarium or roof terrace
  • Balcony or terrace
  • Sea view
  • Internet access
  • Central heating
  • Fireplace
  • Safe
  • Cooker
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Kettle
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • Clothes dryer
  • Iron
  • High chair available
  • TV
  • Satellite TV
  • DVD player
  • Stereo system
  • Hair dryer
  • Linen provided
  • Towels provided

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Access

  • Parking
  • Secure parking
  • Not suitable for wheelchair users

Getting around

A rental car is best to get around to see the local sites. If staying in the village a car is not necessary as all the local amenities are in town and within walking distance. You should be surprised how cheap it is to rent a car that can be delivered to the airport (Paphos only) or to the villa and dropped off at the airport. However a car is not essential and taxis can be arranged to/from the villa c60-80 Euros one way. Bikes and quad bike can be hired to get around the local area

Interaction with guest

I typically call people after they book to introduce myself but I cannot do this until fully paid under the new rules by trip advisor. Before that correspondence is by email but Im happy to talk to a prospective guest. If necessary if the guest is actually in the area before booking they are able to view the property with my agent. I also call guests before they go to wish them a good time and to advise of any potential issues. At the villa we have a comprehensive meet and greet procedure done by my local agents who are on hand for any other queries.

Policies

Check in time: 16:00, Check out time: 12:00
If you have any questions about check-in or check-out times, please contact the owner/manager.
Payment
This rental can only be paid for online through Holiday Lettings using your credit/debit card or PayPal (never by bank or wire transfer).

Damage deposit: £300.00
Smoking
No smoking at this property

Cancellations

Change of plans? No problem. You could receive a partial or full refund, depending on when you cancel.

Booking confirmed

100% refund within 24 hours after booking (provided the stay is at least 60 days away).

24 hours after booking

No refund If you cancel, any money you have paid cannot be refunded.

Check-in date

House rules

Any party is welcome but please be wary of the clauses under damages/additional cleaning. Only some pets will be allowed so please check with owner first. Smoking is allowed but outside please on veranda area etc

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About the owner

Michael O.
Average reply time:
41 minutes
Response rate:
100%
Calendar updated:
23 May 2020
Years listed:
11
Based in:
United Kingdom
Overall rating:
5

Languages spoken: English, French, German

This Villa has 3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms and sleeps 8. It’s been listed on Holiday Lettings since 12 Jan 2009. Located in Latchi, it has 99 reviews with an overall rating of 5. The average weekly rate varies from £773 to £1546.

The Owner has a response rate of 100% and the property’s calendar was last updated on 23 May 2020.

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Guest reviews

Excellent
99 reviews

Excellent
86
Very Good
9
Average
2
Poor
1
Terrible
1

“Our new home!”

Reviewed 11 Oct 2019

Just back from yet another fab holiday at Villa Poinciana. We keep going back there, even though friends ask if we should consider trying somewhere different for a change – no, we shouldn’… More

Owner's reply: Many thanks for a great review. Yes def plan too for at least another 5 more years. who knows what the future will bring :-) Glad you enjoy the trips there and sorry you cant come next year but hope to welcome you all back in the future.

“Idyllic Holiday Villa”

Reviewed 7 Oct 2019

This is the fifth time we’ve visited Villa Poinciana (we have never previously stayed in a place more than once, so that shows how special this villa is). The villa is spacious, very clean, and… More

Owner's reply: Thanks Anne. Glad you all had a great time again. Hope it wont be too long before you come back to us again. Thanks for being such a loyal customer and glad that I delivered on giving you all a great vacation experience.

“Perfect villa near the sea.”

Reviewed 29 Sep 2019

Returned to Villa Poinciana for a wonderful holiday. We love the location, the peace and quiet, the short stroll to the beach and tavernas. The pool is lovely and the villa has everything you could wa… More

Owner's reply: glad you both had another great time. See you both again next year.

“Schöne Villa - aber etwas heruntergekommen”

Reviewed 8 Sep 2019

Die Villa ist sehr schön und toll gelegen, schön wäre nur etwas mehr Schatten. Nur 5 Minuten zu Fuß zu einem schönen, eher wenig besuchten Strand. Wir hatten kein Auto und ha… More

Owner's reply: Hi Heike. Thanks for the review and hope we can welcome you all back in the future.

“Awesome villa in lovely location”

Reviewed 18 Aug 2019

Wow, what an amazing villa. We wanted for nothing. 5 minute walk from beach and 10 minute walk to harbour with lovely fish restaurants. Would strongly reccomend both the villa and location. Owners fri… More

Owner's reply: Thanks Darren. Glad you all had a great time. Wl look forward to your return next year.

“Great villa, lovely views”

Reviewed 6 Jul 2019

Second stay at this villa, better than I remembered!! Great for families. Close to beach and plenty of bars and restaurants within walking distance. Nice little town. Great views from villas, love… More

Owner's reply: Thankyou Jane and family. Glad you all had a great time again and there is much improvement in the villa. We hope to see you again in the future.

“Mr”

Reviewed 25 Jun 2019

Hi. Had a short stay at this Beautiful Villa. Mr Osborn made contact with me as soon booking was confirmed which I felt very useful. Although our stay was short it seemed longer as was so relaxing. Vi… More

Owner's reply: Thanks very much Andy, glad you had a great time and w'l see you again next year. Cheers

“Nice Villa but Shame About Owner’s Attitude to Customer Service”

Reviewed 14 Jun 2019

It’s a shame that our stay was ruined by the owner promising to and then refusing to refund us for a night’s stay unless we left what he deemed to be a fair review. After no water for 3 d… More

Owner's reply: Thanks to the guest for leaving a review. Yes we did have a water problem for 3 days affecting the whole estate. From what I was told there was a disagreement with who should pay for a new pressure equalising equipment so the council turned off the water supply to the estate for this time, not a satisfactory state of affairs for anyone. The water appeared to run out on the Thursday as the tank on the roof held water for the first 2 days for washing etc. Without knowing when it was going to be turned back on I said to the guest that I would book a local hotel for him on the Friday night, within a 5 min walking distance to my villa and the marina. They could use this for washing/sleeping etc however there being no other problems with the villa, they could have still used the pool, TV etc. I was then notified that the dispute was resolved and the council would turn the water on later that day which they did. I asked the guest could you please hold out just for a few more hours as once the water was turned back on the tanks would have immediately started to fill up again. However he decided to leave on his own accord and I don't believe that warrants a refund. I had a moral duty to sort the guest out with some alternative accommodation which I would have had the water not come back on by late afternoon (he left mid-day) but I don't feel that was necessary what they did. Had it been for a longer period possibly yes but just for 1 night no. I also had to make potential alternative preparations for the next guests moving in the next day who, not surprisingly disappointed to hear this problem, appreciated that this sort of event was out of my control . I organised a villa like for like but thankfully it was not required. They were highly appreciative of my communication and efforts to find a solution. I'm sorry to the guest for this incident that unfortunately was outside my control and he realised this too at the time. He told me himself up to the Thursday he was very happy with the villa. The pressure system has been installed now more than 2 weeks and no more problems. I hope this review goes to show people reading it that we always try and solve issues as quickly as possible and where we are faced with a bigger problem like this try to seek another arrangement. In the 10 years of renting I've never had to experience such a difficult situation.

“A bit of a mixed review”

Reviewed 12 May 2019

A bit of a mixed review. The villa is beautiful with an excellent location. However we visited when Cyprus was unseasonably cooler, which both raised problems and exposed limitations in the villa. … More

Owner's reply: Id like to thank the guests for giving a review. Sometimes even good villas experience problems and this was a problem we hadn't experienced before. The fundamental problems centre around the very unusual start to the season, by all accounts the 2nd rainiest Winter since records began and where temperatures were at least 7c lower than normal for the time of year. Like the guest says, my villa can't do villa and pool heating at the same time so as you need villa heating from Dec to early March, I don't advertise pool heating during this time. Sadly for early April the guests were stuck with January weather until it improved during the end of their 1st week. We therefore had to go through an exercise of trying to minimise the electrical use inside the villa so we could keep the pool heater going which worked overtime due to the much cooler air temps and persistent rain. This took several days, much longer than anticipated even though it is still new and more powerful than needed for the size of pool. I thank the guests for helping with this but we were predominantly able to keep it going for the vast majority of their stay. The dishwasher had its day during their stay and we replaced it 2 days later with a new one. The villa on the adjacent side has now been finished and hope there will be no more noise for many more years. We hope we can welcome the guests back at a future date. I think they know that my local agent and myself did all we could to turn things around, the limitation on the pool heating being down to the very unseasonal weather for time of year and that the villa is in a great location and maintained very well.

“Excellence Delivered”

Reviewed 5 May 2019

The villa is very spacious light and airy with everything you need to enjoy a great time. The heated pool is a great addition to any holiday and we used it all day everyday. Michael is a great host and the on site team are excellent. It's just like staying with friends. The restaurants and sea are very close so all within walking distance. If you want a great place to stay and enjoy yourselves this is it. We will be back and would recommend villa Poinciana, Michael and the team to all.

Owner's reply: Thanks Phil that's really appreciated. Glad you all had a great time and do hope we can welcome you back where you will see all the great on going improvements in the villa.

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FAQs

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Occasionally, you will pay a damage deposit up front as part of the total rental cost. In this case, the owner has 10 days after you check out to report any damage. If they don’t, we’ll return your deposit. If their claim is successful, we’ll deduct the agreed cost and return the remainder.

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