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Sofilia luxury self catering apartment with communal pool & sea views

7 Reviews
Bedrooms 2
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 7 nights

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Photos and Description of this 2 bedroom holiday apartment in Kato Paphos - Sofilia Holiday Apartment

2 bedroom, air-conditioned apartment to sleep 6 in Tomb of the Kings, Paphos

Welcome to Sofilia, a modern 2 bed room self catering holiday apartment sleeping 6, located just off the Tomb of the Kings Road in Kato Paphos Cyprus.

The apartment is one of sixteen that make up the Sofilia complex. It is fully air-conditioned and tastefully furnished. The apartment is covered by wireless internet from Leap Wireless. The Sofilia complex has a communal pool with plenty of sun beds and umbrellas to take advantage of the Cyprus sun. The unique pool design has a children’s pool and a beautiful water feature. A safe is even provided for your valuables.

This self catering holiday apartment comprises of 2 Bedrooms; 1 with a double bed & balcony, the 2nd with two single beds, both have mountain views and air conditioning. There is a stylish Bathroom and fully equipped kitchen. The lounge /diner area is fully air-conditioned has a leather corner sofa, flat screen TV, DVD and seats 6 for dining, leading onto a balcony with sunset views over the pool & sea. The air conditioning has timers fitted that will turn the unit off after 45 mins, the unit can easily be reset in seconds by simply pressing the timer button again. King Odysseus Bar on the complex serves food & drinks, with Internet access. King Odysseus serves food till late and you are able to take it back to the apartment to enjoy if you wish.

Golf: If you are a Golf player Sofilia holiday apartments in Cyprus has a lot to offer you. There are 3 excellent golf courses within a half hours drive of the holiday apartment.

There are plans for another 6. There is Tsada golf course which is 15km to the north of Paphos, Secret Valley golf course is 18km to the east of Paphos, and the spectacular new Aphrodite Hills golf course is 20km to the east. All being of a championship standard.

History and legand: The island of Cyprus has a fascinating cultural heritage with many historical and archaeological treasures; UNESCO includes Paphos in its world cultural heritage list. Paphos is a coastal city in the south west of Cyprus, the mythical birthplace of the goddess Aphrodite, of love and beauty. Legend has it that this is the rock from which Aphrodite mythically arose from the foams in the sea. Another legend says that if you swim around the rock three times under a full moon, you'll find true love. In Greco-Roman times Paphos was the island's capital, and it is famous for the remains of the Roman Governor's palace, where extensive, fine mosaics are a major tourist attraction. There are many historical places to visit in Paphos such as the Tomb of the Kings and the Paphos Odeon.

Skiing: If you are looking to go skiing in the winter months in Cyprus, the ski slops at Mount Olympus off the Troodos Mountains are only an hour’s drive from the Cyprus Holiday Apartment. Snow falls in January/February. You could take a ski trip and a game of golf in the same day! So if this sounds like something that you'd enjoy Sofilia holiday apartment in Tomb of the Kings, is a must for you .

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  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Mark Bygrave
Member since: 2009
Speaks English, Greek
Response time:
Within 12 hours
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Calendar last updated:
14 September, 2016

Guestbook comments from the owner

Had a fab holiday at the sofilia appartments cyprus, everything was as fab appartment was lovely nice and big lovely and clean picked key up no problem we were allowed to stay in appartment till 5 on our departure which was a reall bonus. Pool area and bar were excellent food in bar very good ,lots of drinking and eating places close by,lighthouse beach and the waterpark is a must also the new shopping mall. enjoyed it so much asked mark to keep our deposit for next year from greg katie and lexie xx
Aug 2014
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based on 7 holidaymaker reviews

Sofilia luxury self catering apartment with communal pool & sea views
average rating of 4.714286 based on 11 reviews


  • 5 of 5

Everything from booking to flying home went smoothly! Great communication with Mark before, during and after holiday! Mark arranged a taxi for our arrival and departure which cost 40 euros each way! The apartment was lovely and clean on arrival, very spacious and modern, the a/c and fans were a god send as it was very hot during our stay! Marina(the bar owner) showed us around on arrival and explained how things worked and where things were, she is a very friendly lady and nothing is too much trouble for her, we arrived quite late and she invited us to the bar on site for something to eat and drink, even though the bar stopped serving food at 11pm she prepared a meal for us! The pool is very clean and has plenty of loungers and parasols, the bar is reasonably priced, the food is good too! There was entertainment on a couple of nights, aswell as a pool table, dart board and pc if you want to use it, you can get WiFi too! We hired a car for 4 days and visited the Aphrodite water park, Troodos Mountains, Adonis Bath and Agios Georgios beach, the local bus service is frequent and cheap to use to visit Paphos Harbour and Coral Bay! A short walk from the complex and you'll find lots of restaurants and bars, check out Karlinas, food is very nice and the staff are really friendly! All in all we had a fantastic time and are definitely booking again soon! Thanks to Mark for the use of your beautiful apartment, our holiday was amazing, my husband, 3 young kids and myself had a fab holiday X

  • Review Submitted: Aug 13, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2013
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Owner's Response: Thank you so much for taking the time to write your kind a detailed review. We really do appreciate it, I'll pass on the compliments to Marina. We look forward to having you stay with us again in 2015. Many thanks Mark
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Peaceful location

  • 4 of 5

Found everything as described. The apartment was clean and tidy and there is plenty of contact from owners. The staff in the onsite bar are very helpful and the food is of a very good standard.

The bus service is very good and cheap so Coral Bay and Paphos are easily accessible and bus stop about 5 mins walk away.

All in all a very enjoyable holiday in a nice apartment and the added bonus we virtually had the place to ourselves so no worries about the pool beds.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 30, 2010
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2010
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nice accommodation for travellers on a budget

  • 5 of 5

Nice apartment a bit outside of Paphos. Property was very much as described; no complaints there.

Cheap bus service runs frequently both into Paphos and North towards Coral Bay. It's a useful mode of transport if you don't have a car.

Excellent communication from the owners. The staff onsite were helpful and accommodating. The bar/restaurant on the development was very good value. Would recommend.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 25, 2010
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2010
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Beautiful overall site and facilities

  • 4 of 5

Beautiful apartment , clean and safe pool area, friendly staff ,helpful

  • Review Submitted: Sep 25, 2010
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2010
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Really Lovely time

  • 5 of 5

Came to Mark and Sofia's apartment with my wife and 2 year old son in May 2009 for one week.

Mark and Sofia were fantastic at arranging everything before we came. The apartment exceeded our expectations and the complex is lovely. Marina and the other bar staff could not do enough to help us. I think we must have been the only guests when we came as we had the pool to our selves nearly every day. There is a pool that is about 40 cm deep and also connects with the main pool that was just great for our toddler.

The bus was easy to find and quite cheap about 4 euros for all of us to get to the beach where we went twice - though we would certainly recommend going to the end of the line and taking a pack lunch (not really anywhere to buy food at this particular beach, though the other one has two), as it was so idyllic and quiet for those with youngish families. Overall we had a lovely time and wished we had come for two weeks'!

The only negative I can add is that with the current value on the Euro everything was very expensive.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 1, 2009
  • Date of Stay: May 2009
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A great stay at Sofilias!

  • 5 of 5

We had a great 2 weeks, the weather for us was wonderful. The apartment was new, clean, brilliantly furnished and a treat to stay in. The bed was the most comfortable one I have ever slept in abroad, and that makes a big difference, the children said the same about the singles. The kitchen facilities were second to none, and very efficient. A great place.

Laura & Yaz, Leicester

  • Review Submitted: May 13, 2009
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2008
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Nearest Airport
15 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
600 Metres
Venus Beach
Car: not necessary

This fantastic holiday rental accommodation is ideally located in the Tomb of the Kings area of Paphos Cyprus. This holiday accommodation is walking distance to a 24 hr supermarket, local shops, bakery, tavernas, bars and restaurants. The holiday apartment is less than 5 minutes from a bus stop. The number 15 bus runs every 15 minutes to Paphos old town with its designer souvenir shops & Paphos Harbour with its fishing port & tourist areas. Not forgetting the fantastic night life; whether it’s a quiet meal in one of the many restaurants or a big night out on the busy bar street. The bus also takes tourists to Coral Bay in Cyprus with its lovely beach, bars and tavernas. About 1/2 mile from the holiday apartment you will find the Tombs of the Kings. The Tombs are burial caves carved into the bedrock of a hill and decorated with Doric columns and capitals, dating from the 4th century BC. It is not necessary to hire a car although it would be an advantage to discover Cyprus's beauty.

Other Activities: go kart, largest water park in Cyprus, historic sites


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in Kato Paphos, Paphos & Suburbs

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
1 Sep 2016 - 31 Oct 2016
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £150

There is a refundable breakages deposit of £150 (excess on insurance) required.

Confirm availability of apartment before booking flights, provisional apartment booking will be held for 1 week to allow flights to be booked and deposit to be sent.

Booking only accepted/secure on receipt of deposit and clearance of cheque.

Please note that a non refundable deposit of 25% is required to secur

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Kato Paphos in Paphos region

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 2
Floor Area:
  • 77 m²
Location Type:
  • near the sea
  • resort
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
  • Sofilia holiday apartment in Tomb of the Kings Paphos Cyprus, has a well fitted modern bathroom for your stay, including a vanity cabinet, mirror and towel rail.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed , 1 Cot
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Sofa bed/Futon , lounge can sleep 2
  • The Sofilia Apartment has 2 bedrooms. The master bedroom at Sofilia holiday apartment in ~Paphos Cyprus has a comfortable double bed with a mattress topper for your comfort, there is also ample wardrobe space for your cloths and your suitcases. The room is air-conditioned and also has the advantage of a balcony. The 2nd bedroom has two single beds, again with ample wardrobe space and air-conditioning. There are key operated window locks in this room for the safety of children. The lounge has a sofa which can be made up as a bed and a folding bed can also be provided if required. We can also provide a cot and high chair if you are travelling with young children.
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • paddle boating
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • roller blading
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
At Sofilia Holiday apartment in Tomb of the Kings, Paphos Cyprus we think that you will find all the facilities that you require to enjoy your stay. The apartment is fully air-conditioned at no extra charge, the air conditioning has timers fitted that will turn the unit off after 45 mins, the unit can easily be reset in seconds by simply pressing the timer button again. There are towels provided for use in the apartment. As can be seen from the photo's the apartment is finished to a high standard for your enjoyment. On the Sofilia complex is King Odysseus Bar serving food and drinks all day from snacks to traditional Cypriot food. Here at King Odysseus Bar you are able to gain internet access. The apartment has the added advantage of being in quiet location, yet only a few minutes walk from the Tomb of the Kings shops, bars and restaurants. The Sofilia complex has a truly Mediterranean feel, with the stone arch ways and Roman style pots making it the perfect environment to relax in.

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