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Single storey villa in Kamares Village, Tala, Paphos with private pool

Bedrooms 3
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

3 bedroom villa with pool and BBQ area with sea views

The villa is situated in a quiet cul-de-sac within the Kamares development, still regarded as one of the premier residential areas in the area, as all the villas are individual and there are not the straight rows of identical homes you can find elsewhere. The accommodation comprises three double bedrooms (two doubles, one twin) with two bathrooms, one en-suite. The living room and dining area are open plan with an archway to the kitchen. Outside there is a terrace accessible from the living room and all bedrooms, with a private pool (8x4m), an outdoor dining area and BBQ with views to the coast. Guests may also use the Kamares Club, about 15 minutes walk, which has a large pool, tennis courts, bar, restaurant and Wi-Fi, with a book and video library on Wednesdays (check with reception). My agent will arrange to meet you at the villa and deal with any queries.

Contact Languages: Although I have indicated I can deal with French, German and Italian, I must ask you to use email only for these as I am not fluent enough for telephone enquiries. Any email replies will be in English with my attempt at translation into your language.

Golf Courses: There are four courses within 40 minutes drive. Minthis Hills, Tsada is the closest and shares common management with Secret Valley, so it is possible to get vouchers for play at both courses. Aphrodite Hills is on the way to Pissouri and is next to Secret Valley but is independent. The Elea, near Yeroskipou is a new course .designed by Sir Nick Faldo

More Details

Ian Harvey
Member since: 2010
Speaks English, French, German, Italian
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
15 July, 2018

About Ian Harvey

I worked for 25 years with Standard Chartered Bank in various parts of Asia, Africa and the Gulf as well as with the National Bank of Ras Al-Khaimah. As a child I lived mostly abroad including Italy, Japan, USA and Yugoslavia and went to boarding school in Caterham, Surrey followed by the University of Reading where I read French with German. My main home is in Torquay, Devon. I play golf regularly both at Torquay and Minthis Hills not far from the villa.

Ian Harvey purchased this villa in 1983

Why Ian Harvey chose Tala

I bought the property off plan in 1983 while I was working in Bahrain, as I liked Cyprus and thought it would always be on the way back from wherever I was posted. That was before they sent me to Africa! Originally it was a 2-bedrrom villa but over time it has been extended to add a third bedroom with bathroom and an outside BBQ area by the pool. Most recently, the front terrace has had a fully tiled verandah added with a balustrade to add more privacy. When I bought the villa Kamares was only just getting started and Tala was undeveloped with few places to eat but both have grown greatly since then. I spend 5-6 weeks at a time here in the spring and autumn and am still finding new places to go while many old favourites remain. If I want a bit of exercise, there are plenty of circuits taking around 40 minutes just in Kamares, to the monastery and Tala village.

What makes this villa unique

Relaxing on the terrace by the pool, swimming, reading a book, looking down to the coast; compare that to a noisy shared pool at a hotel or apartment complex. Forget the world, until dinner time.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Tala in Paphos District

Property Type:
  • villa (detached)
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • mountain
  • near the sea
  • village
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Fireplace
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking ...
  • Sunbed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Bidet
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • Bathroom 1 is the main bathroom, while Bathroom 2 is en-suite to Bedroom 3. Hot water is provided by solar heating, with an immersion heater for winter use if solar is insufficient.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Main Bedroom - 1 Large Double Bed , King-size
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Double Bed , Standard Double
  • All bedrooms have doors leading onto the terrace and have fitted cupboards and air-conditioning.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Video Library ...
  • Beach Umbrellas
  • Golf ...
  • Garden ...
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Barbecue ...
  • Veranda ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Terrace
  • 6 garden chairs
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
  • bay
  • churches
  • forests
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • swimming
  • tennis
Both the indoor and outdoor dining areas seat six. Sun loungers are provided as well as two umbrellas. There are some steps up to the villa but otherwise it is basically on one level. Linen is changed on a weekly basis for stays of two weeks upwards and there is an agent to meet you at the villa and deal with any queries. The TV system offers a wide range of film and sports channels as well as news and general interest. A small quantity of books and DVDs is available, in addition to which a book and video library is available at the Kamares Club on Wednesdays (check with club reception) and I will send you my guide to tavernas and other attractions to help you with your holiday. Please contact me with any specific queries on matters not fully covered in this advert.


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Single storey villa in Kamares Village, Tala, Paphos with private pool
average rating of 4.428571 based on 14 reviews

Exactly as advertised, beautiful setting with a fantastic private pool.

  • 5 of 5

It was nice to arrive to a package of essential items meaning we did not have to go out and immediately start shopping. The pool was cleaned twice a week along with visits from the gardener. The villa was cleaned at the end of the first week and all the linen and towels changed. We had a couple of queries which were dealt with within a couple of hours by the local representative. It was a delightful stress free holiday and we have no trouble in recommending the villa but you will need a car to get the best advantage from both this area and all that Cyprus has to offer.

  • Review Submitted: 14-Jun-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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A week inTala

  • 4 of 5

Wonderful welcome pack. Property very clean and the interim clean was excellent too. Loved the outside - beautifully landscaped and wonderful ambience. Would have helped to have had instructions for the cooker and washing machine. We did eventually work out how the cooker worked but not the power to the washing machine. All the other paper work was extremely helpful. Very efficient booking.

  • Review Submitted: 18-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your comments. I am glad you enjoyed your visit and hope you will consider coming again. With regards to the instructions for the washing machine and cooker, they were there at one time but must have disappeared over time. I shall incorporate these within my guide for future visitors.
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Great spacious villa in a peaceful location

  • 4 of 5

Great family friendly villa in a quiet peaceful location away from the crowds. Great pool and outdoor living space. Easy to drive to beaches, shops or restaurants. Really enjoyed being able to escape to the hilltop villa - definitely recommend.

  • Review Submitted: 04-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Wonderful value for money

  • 5 of 5

We have just returned from a wonderful week at this villa and I am missing it already. We have stayed in many Owner's Direct properties and this was voted the best by my family. We found the villa to be lovely and clean, amazing views, much appreciated hill-top breeze, great (and sparkling clean) swimming pool. The communication with Mr Harvey was great - extremely prompt and always helpful. The only thing we might change would be to suggest that you type 6 Azaleas Rd Tala into your Sat Nav instead of following directions (might save a few swear words). We'd stay here again in a heartbeat

  • Review Submitted: 21-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind comments. I am amending my guide to include the address for SatNav use as well as seeing if I can improve the written directions.
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A relaxing villa with great outdoor space and swimming pool.

  • 5 of 5

Our family, Mum, Dad and the 6 year old Barker triplets, have just had the best holiday staying at this lovely villa in Cyprus and we can’t wait to go back again!

Our daughter cried as we left and asked if we could live there!

Everything was as described in the property details; the outside area and swimming pool was even better than we expected.

This is a very well maintained property and the pool guy came almost every day to either clean it or top it up.

All the information you need to enjoy the villa and even things to do in the nearby area are well detailed.

I would have no hesitation in recommending this villa and, as mentioned before, we plan on returning again one day.

  • Review Submitted: 08-Sep-2016
  • Date of Stay: August 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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The perfect villa!

  • 5 of 5

Six of us stayed in Ian's villa because we were going to a friend's wedding in Paphos. And the house was absolutely perfect. We actually think it even nicer than it looks in the photos. The view across the hills down to the sea is absolutely stunning. And the pool area and BBQ area is great for hanging out during the day and evening. All the rooms have air conditioning. Ian was very helpful and very easy to communicate. Thank you fro a wonderful stay!

  • Review Submitted: 28-Aug-2016
  • Date of Stay: July 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your very kind comments. I am delighted you enjoyed your visit and hope you will consider coming again.
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Nearest Airport
20 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
1 Kilometres
Cliff Pub, Road to Tala Village
Nearest Golf
5 Kilometres
Minthis Hills, Tsada
Nearest Motorway
7 Kilometres
Paphos-Limassol Highway
Nearest Restaurant
1 Kilometres
Tala Village (Several)
Nearest Beach
10 Kilometres
Coral Bay
Car: necessary

The villa is situated within the Kamares development, still regarded as one of the premier residential areas in the area, as all the villas are individual and there are not the straight rows of identical homes you can find elsewhere. Tala village is about 20 minutes walk and has a good range of tavernas offering both local and international food. There is also a clubhouse with a mini-market, bar, restaurant and large pool. A car is essential to access Paphos and the coast, about 15 minutes drive, as well as to make the most of your stay. Only Tala and Ayios Neophytos Monastery are within easy walking distance. Paphos has a large selection of bars and restaurants as well as archaeological sites such as the Tombs of the Kings, mosaics at the House of Dionysos, Paphos Fort and the harbour area. You can go walking in the Akamas peninsula, swim and sunbathe on the beaches at Coral Bay and Pissouri, sample wines at the local wineries, visit the St. Neophytos, Chrysorroyiatissa and Agia Moni monasteries and play golf at Tsada and Secret Valley. The Troodos Mountains are within range of a longer excursion.

Other Activities: Wine-tasting


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in Tala, Paphos region

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
High Season 2018
1 Jul 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Autumn 2018
1 Sep 2018 - 31 Oct 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Spring 2019
1 Mar 2019 - 30 Apr 2019
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Early Summer 2019
1 May 2019 - 30 Jun 2019
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
High Season 2019
1 Jul 2019 - 31 Aug 2019
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Autumn 2019
1 Sep 2019 - 31 Oct 2019
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

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Fees No additional mandatory fees

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