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Make a self catering villa or holiday rental in the Nicosia Region, Cyprus your home away from home

Nicosia is the capital of Cyprus and is one of the oldest cities in the world. It is the only remaining divided city. The Turkish north and the Greek south sectors of Nicosia are divided by the “Green line” which separates the Republic of Northern Cyprus from South Cyprus. The Nicosia region is in the centre of the island, in the Mesaoria Plain, flanked by the Kyrenia Mountains with the iconic “Pentadaktylos” or five-fingered mountain.

Things to Do in the Nicosia Region

Many visitors to the Nicosia region enjoy the local shopping in Nicosia. The churches and historic architecture are also interesting to visit, either independently or as part of an organized guided walking tour. Visit the small workshops where artisans practice their trades. The museums and art galleries have a fine collection of historic exhibits and art works. The most popular sights are the Lefkosia Jewellery Museum, the Museum of Cypriot Coinage and the Municipal Arts Centre. The main Cyprus Museum has a fine collection of treasures dating back to the Neolithic age. Beyond the old city is the newer part of Nicosia with a cosmopolitan centre to rival any European city with a selection of nightclubs, bars and restaurants for evening entertainment. In the surrounding hills, walking, cycling, horseriding and other outdoor pursuits can all be enjoyed by visitors from their holiday home in the Nicosia region.

Places to Visit in the Nicosia Region

Exploring the old city of Nicosia from your holiday home in the Nicosia region is a must. The thick ramparts which encircle the city were built by the Venetians in 1570. They stretch for 5km and have three gateways and eleven towers. Strolling through this city is a step back in time with its narrow shady streets and balconied houses. The Selima Mosque, formerly known as the St Sophia Cathedral, is well worth a visit, but first visitors must remove their shoes and wash their feet. Beyond the city the rural side of the Nicosia region is in sharp contrast. The lovely Troodos Mountains offers beautiful scenery, pine, oak and cedar forests, hot springs wild orchids and small villages. The Skali Theatre is a bar and entertainment area built inside caves in Northern Cyprus.

Weather in the Nicosia Region

The Nicosia region has hot dry summers, averaging 35°C (95°F) in July and August, and pleasant mild winters of 17-19°C (63-66°F), with some showers between November and April.

Travel to the Nicosia Region

Cyprus’s main international airport is Larnaca (LCA) which is 50km (31 miles) from Nicosia. Ercan Airport (ECN) in North Cyprus is also very convenient, especially for those staying at holiday rentals in the Nicosia region on the north side of the border. However flights to Ercan have to touch down first on the Turkish mainland as only Turkey officially recognizes the Republic of North Cyprus.

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    Wonderful! 4.8/5
    (8 reviews)
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    • 3 BR
    • 2 BA
    • Sleeps 6
    Villa #1707569
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      • 2 BR
      • 2 BA
      • Sleeps 6
      Apartment #8166810
      Viewed 7 times in the last 48 hours
        Excellent! 4.7/5
        (7 reviews)
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        • 2 BR
        • 3 BA
        • Sleeps 4
        House #8043980
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        Viewed 8 times in the last 48 hours
          • 2 BR
          • 1 BA
          • Separate Toilet
          • Sleeps 6
          Apartment #4102630
            • 2 BR
            • 1 BA
            • Sleeps 4
            Apartment #6725880
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              • 3 BR
              • 2 BA
              • Sleeps 8
              Apartment #8121800
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              Viewed 29 times in the last 48 hours
                • 4 BR
                • 3 BA
                • Sleeps 8
                Bungalow #8164406
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                Viewed 20 times in the last 48 hours
                  Wonderful! 4.9/5
                  (47 reviews)
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                  • 3 BR
                  • 3 BA
                  • Sleeps 6
                  Villa #405177
                  47
                  Viewed 11 times in the last 48 hours
                    • 1 BR
                    • 1 BA
                    • Sleeps 4
                    Apartment #923885vb
                      • 4 BR
                      • 3 BA
                      • Sleeps 10
                      Villa #1959758
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                        • 5 BR
                        • 3 BA
                        • Sleeps 10
                        Villa #1067391
                          • 5 BR
                          • 5 BA
                          • Sleeps 10
                          Villa #1948059
                            • 3 BR
                            • 2 BA
                            • Sleeps 8
                            House #635421vb
                              • 3 BR
                              • 3 BA
                              • Sleeps 6
                              House #4431429
                                • 3 BR
                                • 2 BA
                                • Sleeps 6
                                Cottage #1472498
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                                  • 1 BR
                                  • 1 BA
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                                  Apartment #6944552
                                  Viewed 14 times in the last 48 hours
                                    • 4 BR
                                    • 2 BA
                                    • Separate Toilet
                                    • Sleeps 8
                                    Villa #6898656
                                      • 3 BR
                                      • 3 BA
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                                      Villa #1546326
                                        • 1 BR
                                        • 1 BA
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                                        House #2448374
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                                          • 2 BR
                                          • 2 BA
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                                          Apartment #8149924
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                                            • 1 BR
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                                            Apartment #4104703
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                                              • 2 BR
                                              • 2 BA
                                              • Sleeps 4
                                              Apartment #4133360
                                              Viewed 17 times in the last 48 hours
                                                • 1 BR
                                                • 1 BA
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                                                Apartment #4092868
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                                                  • 5 BR
                                                  • 3 BA
                                                  • Separate Toilet
                                                  • Sleeps 10
                                                  Apartment #3915114
                                                    • 3 BR
                                                    • 2 BA
                                                    • Sleeps 8
                                                    House #3845053
                                                      • 5 BR
                                                      • 4 BA
                                                      • Sleeps 8
                                                      Villa #1529998
                                                        • 1 BR
                                                        • 1 BA
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                                                        House #2488523
                                                          • 2 BR
                                                          • 2 BA
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                                                          Apartment #4273787
                                                            • 3 BR
                                                            • 2 BA
                                                            • Sleeps 6
                                                            Cottage #3915213
                                                              • 1 BR
                                                              • 1 BA
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                                                              Apartment #4104746
                                                                • 2 BR
                                                                • 2 BA
                                                                • Sleeps 4
                                                                Apartment #4273794
                                                                  • 3 BR
                                                                  • 2 BA
                                                                  • Sleeps 6
                                                                  Apartment #4273458
                                                                    • 3 BR
                                                                    • 2 BA
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                                                                    Apartment #4271172
                                                                      • 2 BR
                                                                      • 2 BA
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                                                                      Apartment #4272443
                                                                        • 2 BR
                                                                        • 2 BA
                                                                        • Sleeps 4
                                                                        Apartment #4270748
                                                                          • 3 BR
                                                                          • 1 BA
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                                                                          Villa #4273460
                                                                            • 2 BR
                                                                            • 1 BA
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                                                                            Apartment #3960199
                                                                              • 3 BR
                                                                              • 2 BA
                                                                              • Sleeps 6
                                                                              Villa #1648164
                                                                                Exceptional! 5.0/5
                                                                                (13 reviews)
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                                                                                • 1 BR
                                                                                • 1 BA
                                                                                • Sleeps 2
                                                                                Cottage #8120376
                                                                                13
                                                                                  • 1 BR
                                                                                  • 1 BA
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                                                                                  Apartment #8161705
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                                                                                    • 4 BR
                                                                                    • 4 BA
                                                                                    • Separate Toilet
                                                                                    • Sleeps 9
                                                                                    Villa #828939
                                                                                    Viewed 10 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                                                      • 4 BR
                                                                                      • 3 BA
                                                                                      • Sleeps 10
                                                                                      Villa #3876
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                                                                                      Viewed 6 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                        • 3 BR
                                                                                        • 2 BA
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                                                                                        Villa #91480
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                                                                                          Exceptional! 5.0/5
                                                                                          (6 reviews)
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                                                                                          • 3 BR
                                                                                          • 2 BA
                                                                                          • Sleeps 6
                                                                                          Apartment #8115307
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                                                                                            • 1 BR
                                                                                            • 2 BA
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                                                                                            Apartment #8052193
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                                                                                              • 3 BR
                                                                                              • 3 BA
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                                                                                              Villa #8149699
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                                                                                              Viewed 10 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                • 3 BR
                                                                                                • 2 BA
                                                                                                • Sleeps 6
                                                                                                Apartment #8092203
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                                                                                                Recent Reviews

                                                                                                Unique experience in a peaceful location

                                                                                                5 of 5
                                                                                                Very clean and modern house with all required facilities. Nice and clean pool..my little daughter enjoyed it a lot.
                                                                                                • Review Submitted: 08-Jan-2017
                                                                                                • Date of Stay: Nov 2016

                                                                                                Perfect home from home

                                                                                                5 of 5
                                                                                                Everything we needed for our group was here,even a sandwich toaster.As disabled I found the villa easy to get round and there were only a few steps to get out.The covered part of the patio was lovely to sit under,and was only a few feet away from the pool for a cooling dip.The villa was close to shops,pharmacy and several restaurants.The couple who look after the villa came in several times to see if we were o.k and dealt with the chemicals for the pool.There is plenty of room for everybody.For meals there is plenty chine,cutlery,pots and pans and a large fridge freezer for the shopping.The villa also had wi-fi which meant we could contact our family back in U.K.and I found using my mobile phone for dining out reservations was not as expensive as I thought it would be.Whilst there the local goats came and had a look over the garden wall,we wondered if they were after the fruit in the trees in the garden.Freshly picked lemon for my gin and tonic.We have already decided we would like to hire this lovely villa again in 2017.I highly recommend a stay here.
                                                                                                • Review Submitted: 24-Oct-2016
                                                                                                • Date of Stay: Oct 2016

                                                                                                Gorgeous peaceful villa

                                                                                                5 of 5
                                                                                                We have just returned from a wonderful 2 weeks at Nataliyas villa. The villa is situated on a large corner plot with lovely sea views. The pool is large and warm and perfect for cooling off in the hot Sun. There is a beautiful ancient tree on the patio which offers the most wonderful shade along with a hammock ideal for an afternoon snooze! Inside the villa is very comfortable and spacious and the super king size bed in the master bedroom is extremely comfortable and hard to get out of in the morning! On arrival the villa was spotlessly clean with a water cooler in the kitchen containing lots of ice cold water along with the welcome pack we had requested waiting for us in the fridge.We spent lots,of time relaxing at the villa but also enjoyed Kaplica beach just along the coast which has lovely soft sand and crystal clear water and a nice beach bar for lunch. The Karpas is well worth a visit although 2 hours away to see the wild donkeys and the most spectacular golden beaches. Kyrenia is beautiful for sightseeing and a lovely meal overlooking the harbour. Our favourite restaurants were The Almond Tree for fabulous fillet steak, the Joya and the delightful Cocunut Bar which serves Carribean food and is run by a really lovely family. Booking is necessary. All these restaurants are nearby just off the main coast road. A car is necessary to get around and see the lovely area, but Nataliya will help with both transfers and car hire if necessary We found her to be a very kind and caring lady who will do everything she can to ensure her guests have a wonderful holiday. She has a contact Cengiz nearby in Cyprus who looks after the villa for her and is always available by phone should you need anything. We would love to revisit the villa again in the future and would have no hesitation in highly recommending it to families, couples and friends for a wonderful relaxing holiday
                                                                                                • Review Submitted: 12-Oct-2016
                                                                                                • Date of Stay: Sep 2016