Addtional infornation : Please call our English speaking representative in case of any emergencies or issues.
Please use the maps of Cyprus, Paralimni, Protaras and Agia Napa in the flat and kindly leave behind for future guests. Beach towels are also provided.
There are games/cards to play, books to read, toys and a collection of DVDs will keep everyone entertained. A first aid and sewing kit are on hand should you require them.
Also available are welcome packs and mid stay cleans. Please enquire for details.
£100/Euro150 of total rent required for booking. A refundable deposit of £100/ €150 against breakages and damages also to be paid at time of booking. This will be refunded within 2 weeks subject to satisfactory conditions on inspection.
Full amount required 8 weeks before start of holiday.
Long lets available between September and March. A discount is available for bookings of over 3 weeks duration and all winter long lets.
Resort, Protaras and beyond:
Mythical Sands is one of the premier resorts of the region and will house 3 swimming pools, tennis courts, spa and 2 playgrounds when completed.
Not yet ready, the impressive, contemporary Rushes SPA is a state of the art luxury health spa endorsed by Ian Rush, offering the finest health spa facilities across Cyprus. Both interior and exterior finishes are of the highest quality, a standard that continues throughout the whole resort. A wealth of magnificent facilities are offered at Rushes SPA with the latest state of the art equipment, captivating free flowing indoor and outdoor pools, mystical water fountains, tranquil relaxation areas and extensive sun terraces. Feel the sublime relaxing effect of the highest quality treatments performed by professional therapists. Be seduced by the exquisite taste of a new healthy cuisine. In short, Rushes SPA offers something for everyone: innovative health, treatments, therapies and spiritual programs, healthy cuisine, luxury surroundings in an exclusive resort.
Rushes SPA Facilities: • Health Food Bar • Indoor heated swimming pool • Outdoor swimming pool 10x20meters • Pool & Snack Bar • Ten Treatment & Therapy Rooms • Hair, Manicure and Pedicure Salon • Sauna and Steam Rooms • Jacuzzi • Cooling Tubs • Cooling Air Baths • Fully Equipped Fitness Suite and Exercise Studio • Juice Bar • Relaxation Areas ' Water Features and Fountains • Extensive Patio and Sun Terraces • Pharmacy Sports Shop • Internet Cafe With High Speed Broadband Connection • Child Minding Facilities Disabled Toilet, Shower & Changing Facilities • Private Covered Parking
Mythical Sands Resort Communal Facilities: • Outdoor communal swimming pool 7x12 meters • Two Extensive Children's Play Areas • Football Pitch with Latest Techno Grass Playing Surfaces • Tennis Court • Changing Facilities
Unlike Pernera and Protaras which are very quiet and closed during the off peak seasons, Kapparis is open all year. Restaurants offer local and international cuisine. You can sample Italian, Chinese, French and Mexican food and there is even a pub. Try the kleftiko and meze at Faliros and Karas which serve amazing local cuisine in ethnically decorated interiors. The supermarket, fruit shop, bakery and other shops are a mere 100m from the flat. Relax at nearby Fireman’s beach and catch a glimpse of Varosha, the ‘ghost town’ abandoned and uninhabited since the 1974 Turkish military invasion. You can enjoy many watersports at unspoilt Kapparis bay including parasailing, jet skiing, water skiing and wakeboarding, and hire a speed boat/kayak/pedalo or even charter your own luxury yacht! A small local zoo and viewpoint are worth visiting.
Paralimni, the largest town in the area and only a 5 min drive away, is pleasant with a wide assortment of shops, restaurants, bars and cafes. Three churches dominate the centre of the town and Panayia church houses an interesting ecclesiastical museum. Dine at one of the cafes around the town square which has an open air theatre, attractive gardens, a playground and fountains.
On the northern outskirts of Protaras, Pernera is a small coastal resort. It has a small but active harbour from where boat trips can be taken.
10 min to the south is Protaras, boasting a fabulous selection of blue flag beaches including Fig Tree Bay. There are a huge number of leisure activities including snorkelling, paragliding, and scuba diving. Children will love the 'Yellow Submarine', the 'Glass Bottomed Boat' and the 'Amazing Magic Dancing Waters' - a fantastic spectacle of fountain power, sound and light with an erupting volcano. There was also a small water park called Protaras Water park, which our two boys absolutely loved and spent all day there quite happily.
The rocky coast of Cape Greko has a number of walking trails and its idyllic waters are a perfect retreat for snorkellers or swimmers who want to avoid the busy beaches. Known for it's exciting water sports, cliff diving and historic lighthouse, a trip to the pristine location is a must.
Agia Napa with its amazing night life is a 20 min drive. The biggest water park in Europe, Water World, is here. Visit the stunning sea caves, a real treat. There are day cruises and boat tours and a visit to the stunning sea caves is always a treat.
Take part in the Carnival, a two-week period of celebrations before Lent. Green Monday is celebrated with picnics, outdoor fun and music and dancing. Easter is celebrated with evening church services throughout the Holy Week, a procession of decorated sepulchers on Good Friday in all parishes and traditional games on Easter Sunday, Monday and Tuesday.
Annual events in the region include the Ayia Napa Cultural Winter with free concerts, recitals and dance performances and Kataklysmos at seaside towns with swimming, canoe race, wrestling and singing competitions. Let your hair down at the Cyprus Salsa congress the largest dance event in Cyprus held every year in Agia Napa.
Venture into occupied Famagusta and see the ghost town. Explore the ancient ruins of the once thriving port of Salamis where the famous battle fo Salamis took place and where Saint Barnanbas remains are said to be buried in the monastery named after him. A trip there for 4 in a private minibus with a guide will cost you E200 although there are tours and even buses which will drop you there to explore by yourself.
Cyprus: Cyprus is blessed with fantastic weather and has on average 340 days of sunshine a year!
With an expansive coastline providing a wide variety of beaches to choose from, ranging from secluded bays, to lively resorts, sandy beaches and rocky coves, you are bound to find the right one for you in Cyprus. Indulge in a myriad of activities like bungee jumping, windsurfing and sailing, coastal cruising and deep-water fishing. For the more adventurous there is skiing in the mountainous area of Troodos at the heart of Cyprus. Also known as Walker's Paradise for its green slopes dotted with tiny villages, the forest paths, and the cool weather and, last but not least, the ancient monasteries, some of which date back to the Byzantine era, this beautiful, wild landscape has great hiking and walking opportunities. An annual international ski competition takes place in March. Take a tour of the wineries and indulge in some wine-tasting. You could even use the island as a base for a short cruise to other nearby countries.
Long coveted by foreign powers due to its strategic position at the crossroad between three continents, the island is like a huge open air museum. Explore historical monuments and sites boasting this island's 10000 year history, a fortified settlement of the Late Bronze Age, folk and specialist museums, and private and state galleries. Discover hidden away painted churches with their colorful frescoes on walls and apses, some of which are on the UNESCO World Heritage List. Discover agro tourism with any number of quaint villages to choose from. Explore the historic coast of Kyrenia, located north of Famagusta in the occupied territory of North Cyprus.
Watch or take part in the Cyprus marathon, the Aphrodite half marathon or Cyprus International 4-Day Challenge held every year in Pafos. Other annual events include the Cyprus Sunshine Cup (Larnaca), Cyprus Seniors Tennis Cup (Larnaca), and the World Rally Championship (Limassol). This year also sees the 13th Games of the Small States of Europe and the first ever Cyprus Institute Solar Car Challenge, both being held in Nicosia.
Festivals held every year include the Berengaria International Music, Street Life, Amathusia, Wine, Afamia Grape, and Shakespeare Festivals all in Limassol. Plenty of village festivals take place throughout the year.