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Luxury Villa With Private Heated Pool And Sea Views In Secret Valley Free Wi-fi

Bedrooms 3
Separate WCs1
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 5 - 7 nights


About the property

Villa on Secret Valley Golf Complex, Kouklia, Paphos, Cyprus - Very Large Secluded Plot. Beautiful Garden. Wonderful Setting for a Peaceful Break Summer and Winter

10% REDUCTION ON ALL REMAINING WEEKS IN 2018 NOW TAKING BOOKINGS FOR 2019. The villa is much larger than average and sleeps a maximum of six. Located on a large secluded plot - the pool area is completely private. Perfect for Summer and Winter holidays. Furnished and equipped to an exceptionally high standard. Recently re-decorated throughout the villa and upgraded kitchen installed. Interior design creates a perfect blend of contemporary style and comfortable, practical living. Very light and spacious. Stunning sea/mountain views from all balconies. A feature of the villa is that all bedrooms have double height and vaulted ceilings adding to the sense of space and light. Air-conditioning throughout. Wood burner for cooler evenings and nights. Large 10 x 5 m pool with optional pool heating. Free high speed wireless internet connection. TV system with full Sky package (including Sports and movies), catch up and on demand service with over 300 movies and box sets - never miss your favourite programme. Well equipped pool and garden with barbecue station including sink. Spacious open plan lounge with woodburner extending to dining area for 6 people. Large kitchen fully equipped - breakfast bar and appliances (oven, halogen hob, microwave, dishwasher and American-style fridge/freezer). Utility area with washer dryer. Downstairs cloakroom. Large master bedroom with king size, four-poster bed, en-suite bathroom (bath and power shower), large balcony with spectacular sunset views. Two large twin bedrooms with balconies with stunning sea or mountain views. Large family bathroom (bath and power shower). Generous built-in wardrobes in all bedrooms. Large very secluded landscaped garden. Free wi-fi.

Locally,: You can explore Aphrodite’s Rock, the Tomb of the Kings, beaches, water-sports, the water-park and enjoy the lively atmosphere of Paphos, 15 minutes drive away, with its harbour, restaurants, bars and nightclubs. Alternatively, savour the excellent food and wines in the quieter tavernas in nearby Pissouri and Kouklia with their gentle and friendly character.

Less than 5 minutes drive from the villa (literally next door from Secret Valley) is the Aphrodite Hills Resort combining an 18-hole championship golf course plus Golf Academy, the Greco-Roman award-winning Retreat Spa, tennis and multi-surface courts with a Tennis Academy, an exclusive Beach Club, nature and bike trails and a variety of bars and restaurants offering a wide selection of international cuisine.

For the more adventurous why not try skiing in the Troodos mountains 75 minutes away or, take a day trip to Beirut or an inexpensive 2-day round cruise to Egypt to see the Pyramids at Gaza?

Winter Visitors: Villa Pelagia is the perfect base for Winter breaks in the sunshine. The villa has a heated pool and a woodburner - ideal for cooler evenings and so much better than relying on the heating from air con units. Great discounts available for longer Winter lets.

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Bev Willstrop
Member since: 2004
Speaks English
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Calendar last updated:
18 August, 2018

About Bev Willstrop

My name is Bev and I live with my partner in Reigate, Surrey. I have worked for the Court Service for over 30 years after graduating in law from Sheffield University. I have a keen interest in interior design and have taken a number of part time courses to increase my knowledge. I have assisted a number of friends in Cyprus and the UK with the design and furnishing of their properties and would like to pursue this further after I retire when I hope to spend at least half the year at the villa. I am always so pleased when guests tell me how much they have enjoyed their holiday at the villa - many return year after year.

Bev Willstrop purchased this villa in 2003

Why Bev Willstrop chose Kouklia

I fell in love with Cyprus and with Secret Valley (now called Venus Rock) where my villa is located in 2003. The Cypriots are warm and friendly and the country has so much to offer both socially and culturally. To me Secret Valley is a magical place with dramatic sea and mountain views from all sides. Its extremely peaceful and secluded but at the same time close at hand to all the facilities you might want when on holiday if you can drag yourself away from the pool. Aphrodite Hills with its bars, restaurants, shops, health spa and sports facilities is literally next door and less than a 5 mins drive. In the other direction and also less than 5 mins drive is the ancient and traditional Cypriot Village of Kouklia with its bars and tavernas. Paphos town centre is only a 15 minutes drive away.

What makes this villa unique

I spend all my holidays at the villa and it is very much my second home. I have furnished and equipped it to a very high standard and my interest in interior design has been extremely useful in getting the right feel of spaciousness and light. The villa is much larger than an average 3 bed and is on a large plot which, with the now mature hedges, gives perfect privacy and seclusion. I am always looking at ways to improve the facilities when I can and in recent years have installed pool heating for guests staying in the cooler months and a wood burner. I have a new TV system with all major UK channels and automatic recording of all programmes during the past 5 days. Unusually for Cyprus I have high speed wi-fi - so important in today's world and there is a high quality i-pod dock. The villa was recently redecorated throughout and an upgraded kitchen installed.

Guestbook comments from the owner

'A truly wonderful setting and a hassle-free holiday' Just to let you know we thoroughly enjoyed our holiday, and I have to say the villa was fantastic, the accommodation, the position everything was just great’ – Mr & Mrs St John

From start to finish all aspects of our booking were accurate and attentive. The villa is 100% genuine and as described in the advert. Very spacious with a high quality finish and top of the range appliances. The kids loved having wi-fi to keep them in gadget world! The heated pool is the icing on the cake and kept a perfect consistent temperature. You could not use a non-heated pool at this time of year, tried it twice before in other villas and failed, so well worth the extra few pounds. The kids were in the water morning, noon & night leaving the adults reading and chilling for hours on end - Result!! Will definitely return

‘Yes we certainly did enjoy our holiday. Your villa was the highlight of it! You have missed nothing."
Dec 2006
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Kouklia in Paphos District

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Self-catering
Location Type:
  • near the sea
  • resort
  • Air Conditioning
  • Fireplace
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob
  • Toaster ...
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
    Toilet 1 - Toilet
  • En-suite bathroom to master with WC, bath and power shower. Large family bathroom with WC bath and power shower. Downstairs cloakroom with WC.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 6 (3 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Large master bedroom with king size, four-poster bed, 32" LCD TV and DVD player, en-suite full bathroom, large balcony with spectacular sunset views over the mediterranean. Two large twin bedrooms each with balconies with stunning sea or mountain views.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • sailing
  • ski pass optional
  • ski
  • snorkelling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes on accommodation: Pool heating available for additional £150 per week. Free wif-fi high speed internet link. Outside: Large very secluded landscaped garden with fruit and palm trees. Large (10x5m) private pool with optional heating. Pool area very private and not overlooked. Outdoor BBQ station with sink and fridge. Outdoor loungers and dining table seating 6-8 people. Utility Room: Utility area with enclosed washer dryer. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Bed linen and bath towels included. Mid stay clean and linen change for guests staying 2 weeks. Other: New for Winter 2011 wood burner for the cooler evenings and nights.


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Luxury Villa With Private Heated Pool And Sea Views In Secret Valley Free Wi-fi
average rating of 4.875 based on 9 reviews

Fantastic Luxury Villa

  • 5 of 5

Have just returned from an amazing two week stay at Villa Pelagia. The Villa provided everything we expected and more and we would certainly look at staying again. Unreservedly recommended.

  • Review Submitted: 09-Aug-2018
  • Date of Stay: July 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Spacious luxury villa

  • 5 of 5

We six adults and two young children 4 and 1 years old, arrived at Villa Palagia in Cyprus, We have rented villas before in Cyprus in Kissonerga, and Peyia but this was by far the largest and luxurious one we have had the leisure to stay in. Having settled in after a night time arrival we were greeted to a welcome pack from the owner, a nice touch we thought! Then n opening the blackout curtains the next morning and viewing the extensive manicured gardens both front and back of the villa there as only one thing to do, JUMP in the oversized pool for a rental villa to cool down.

The villa is comfortable clean with everything you would need even down to a filtered coffee machine, it’s American style large fridge freezer with its iced water dispenser was very much appreciated. The beds, sofas, seating areas where as you would expect! There was plenty of sun loungers, and an outside barbecue which was so great dining out by the pool in the evening.

Some villas we have rented don’t look anything like real life on arrival but the images for this villa where exact, there are no issues with this property it’s large modern and more than adequate with its hundreds of tv channels free WiFi and bluetooth music speaker system !

The owner of the villa Bev, was informative, helpful and at the end of the phone and also had pool, cleaning, and maintainance on hand if needed but we didn’t, which is testamemt to a good villa rental host. Both myself and whole family wouldn’t hesitate to recommend this delightful villa, yes it is in a very quiet luxury estate of villas but it’s no more than ten minutes to Pathos on the A6, half an hour to Limassol, and one hour and thirty minutes to Aiya Napa! What more could you ask for.

Would we go back yes defo!

Jim bradley

  • Review Submitted: 04-Jul-2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful villa in stunning location

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here for a month and had the most amazing time. The villa was in the most delightful area not too far from the stunning coast line. You do need a car. Taxi’s are expensive. We found several wonderful places to eat, a particular mention to an Italian restaurant in Pathos called Grazie. The food was fresh and the owner always made us feel very welcome. Another nice place to visit is Pissouri Bay which we visited on several occasions for lunch sitting on sea front overlooking spectacular bay at Captains Bay restaurant.

The villa had all the amenities that you could want for your stay and the pool was very welcome especially after a long morning sightseeing. We stayed throughout October and did need it heated.

Bev the owner was extremely prompt in responding to all messages and when an air conditioning unit blocked an engineer was fixing it the next day! Can’t get the same service at home!!

Overall a fantastic holiday and I’m sure we will be back in the not so distant future.

  • Review Submitted: 30-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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had a great 2 weeks every thing you could want

  • 5 of 5

we all had a great stay chilled out at the villa then went down to Paphos had great days out on the quad s well worth it

will be back

  • Review Submitted: 24-Mar-2017
  • Date of Stay: March 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Lovely villa in beautiful and quite surroundings

  • 4 of 5

This villa is just what it says on the tin . Unlike some villa's which clearly have photo's taken with fish eye cameras to make them look larger this is exactly as it looks. It is spacious, clean, quiet, well equipped and has lovely views with a good sized pool which was cleaned twice during the week we stayed by a very polite and friendly pool man. As we had a car it was the ideal location for us with a few small villages quite close by and a very good supermarket on the way to Mandra which had much better quality and fresher produce than the Carrefour we initially went to. We enjoyed our trips into Paphos where there is something for everyone we particularly liked Zaza and suite 48.

The welcome pack was very much appreiciated and meant we didn't have to go shopping until the next day. The service provided by the owner was excellent we were allowed to get into the property as soon as we arrived and didn't have to wait until the usual arrival time.

We had a few niggles a broken step leading to the rear garden, a lick of paint in places would of made the villa look fresher. More than 1 umbrella and a fan for each room as the air conditioning only stayed on for 2 hours at a time. ( maybe not usually an issue but in July it made the nights very hot) These things did not detract from the fact this was a very good quality villa and we would stay again and recommend it to friends. We have been to Cyprus many times and wouldn't think twice about returning here !

  • Review Submitted: 30-Jul-2015
  • Date of Stay: July 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Many thanks for the very positive comments. I'm so pleased you enjoyed your holiday and hope you will return. We are due to go out to the villa in a couple of weeks for a 3 week stay and I will certainly take on board your comments about the umbrellas (there should always be at least two) and fans and will investigate the broken step (i was not aware) and the paintwork that needs retouching. For 2016 the villa has been completely redecorated inside and a new stone step fitted. I have also upgraded the kitchen.
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Highly Recommended villa

  • 5 of 5

I have stayed in Villa Pelaga for the last two years and have already booked my 2015 stay.

The villa itself it stunning and really spacious, with loads of indoor and outdoor living space. We were six adults and could comfortably fit around either of the dining tables or on the sofas in the living room to watch a movie. We cooked every night at the huge BBQ station but there is also a large and well appointed kicthen which was really handy. The bedrooms are comfortable and well appointed (air conditioning throughout which is a must in high summer), and the huge range of English TV channels was excellent (and would be particularly good for kids). We had no trouble accessing the wifi and the signal was always good.

Location-wise the villa was great for us, being about 10 mins drive away from the gorgeous Pissouri and around 15-20 minutes from both central and Kato Paphos. If you were feeling very brave (and had lathered on plenty of suncream) it is possible to walk to the beach from the villa (just follow the sea view!!) - but far more pleasant to take the 2min drive.

The owner was super attentive and helpful, providing absolutely loads of information on the villa (and how to work all the appliances etc) and the surrounding area, including restaurant reccomendations and details of local events, but she was also contactable via text or email to answer any questions we had.

If you are travelling outside of July-September time I would definitely reccommend the pool heating - it meant we could swim long after sunset and early in the morning which we really aappreciated.

In summary, I can't recommend this villa enough and look forward to returning.

  • Review Submitted: 01-Mar-2015
  • Date of Stay: October 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
10 Kilometres
Car: necessary


10 mins walk to the nearest beach. Less than 5 mins to beach with loungers, umbrellas and restaurant.


10 mins drive from Paphos airport. Car hire essential.


15 mins drive from Paphos town centre. 10 mins drive from Pissouri.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in Kouklia, Paphos region

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
1 Jul 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Mid Season
1 Sep 2018 - 30 Nov 2018
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
1 Dec 2018 - 16 Dec 2018
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
Christmas/New Year
17 Dec 2018 - 6 Jan 2019
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
7 Jan 2019 - 31 Mar 2019
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
Mid season
1 Apr 2019 - 30 Jun 2019
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
1 Jul 2019 - 31 Aug 2019
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
1 Sep 2019 - 31 Oct 2019
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £200

Booking Notes:
Booking forms available by e mail. £200 deposit per week required on booking. Balance payable 8 weeks before departure with £200 refundable breakage deposit. Pool heating additional £150 per week.

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