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Elaia beautiful character guest house near Nicosia

Space, outdoor dining, relaxing, privacy, beautiful scents, colour, birds.. magic!
17 reviews
Space, outdoor dining, relaxing, privacy, beautiful scents, colour, birds.. magic!
Come and enjoy an amazing place which is Elaia! Read our reviews..
Secluded courtyard, the bedrooms and kitchen on the left.
The entrance.. welcome to Elaia! Come in and be delighted ..
Again, the beautiful upper patio, outdoor dining furniture, benches and aromatic flowers and plants
The front of the house; a short walk from the village square and amenities.
View of Elaia from the side with its citrus orchard freshly pruned here.
One of our trees.. we also have pomegranate trees, a mandarin tree and olive trees.
The well equippedspacious kitchen and dining area with, door windows to the inner yard.
The restored lounge where you can see also my grandmother's restored wardrobe!
The spacious, restored, comfortable, 'dichori' lounge with stone arch and other traditional features
The Palm bedroom , spacious ensuite, balconies and views.
The family bedroom, with ensuite, windows to the citrus orchard and door to lower patio.
One of our  four ensuite showers/bathroom
The Village spacious bedroom, ensuite, balconies and mountain views
Mountain views from the Village bedroom. An absolute pleasure opening the windows in the mornings.
The charming village square with its kafeneion is a lovely spot to relax and have a drink.
The weekly fruit and vegetable market; fresh, fun, delightfully informal. Excellent value produce.
At the bakery..lovely fresh bread and more bakeries and patisseries on the road to the village.
On 'Lefkothea' trail - part of the European path E4
The backdrop of the local mountains with many paths for walks!
It takes under an hour to drive to visit Kourion amphitheatre and nearby ruins..beach nearby too.
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3 Bedrooms , 2 Bathrooms , Sleeps 4
Lythrodontas, Nicosia District
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Listing #HL169146
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1 review
Reviewed May 30, 2016 for a stay in May 2016

The house has been renovated in Cypriot style and is located in a village 30 minutes from the coast and 30 minutes from the capital Nicosia. It is quiet and rural with a wonderful village square where the villagers gather in the evening for local refreshments. There are two to three local tavernas which provide delicious food - Greek salads...

Management response:

We are so happy you enjoyed the house Elaia and the village! Yes we agree the food at the tavernas is delicious. Thank you so much for taking the time to give us a review. Best wishes. Thecla and Simon


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Reviewed October 9, 2015 for a stay in October 2015

The olive is presumably the hook on which the economy hangs in this rural village in the foothills of the foothills of Troodos. The house is a triumph: a lovingly restored family home with huge rooms, high ceilings and pared-down décor sourced from traditional craftspeople. The experience starts when you turn the key in the big arched front doors into...

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Reviewed May 31, 2015 for a stay in May 2015
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I wanted to rest. Its an old fashioned concept but one I believe is more relevant in 2015 than it has ever been. I had read the reviews, looked at the photos and the price was good. I received excellent directions/instructions about the house from the owner before I left. I arrived late at night to be met by the...

  • Air Conditioning
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Books
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Central Heating
  • Dining Seats (8)
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (2)
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (8)
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Porch
  • Private Yard
  • Queen Beds:(1)
  • Refrigerator
  • Stereo System
  • Stove
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    2 Attached (ensuite)
    1 Queen
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Additional Rate and Availability Information
Price is for 7 nights for 4 people. We give a discount of 20% on the displayed price for 2 guests booking. The bedrooms and kitchen can be heated with 'split units', (which in the summer provide the air conditioning), at no extra cost. Firewood can be provided for the dichori-lounge fireplace at 10 euros for a container.
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About the neighborhood
Lythrodontas is a thriving village, nestled on the foothills of the eastern edge the Troodos mountain range, in the Nicosia district, and only a half hour drive from Nicosia, the capital. The village is surrounded by olive groves and pine trees as the hinterland rises gradually to the mountains. Local amenities include: Swimming pool in the area is within 5km (June, July, August) at Ktima Alexiou. (Then at Dhali 10km and 15km at Latsia) Please ask us or ask locally if interested. The nearest beach at Larnaka is about 35 minutes drive. The village square with its traditional cafes. The kiosk (“periptero”) by the village square sells milk, cans of drink and a limited range of food, newspapers and magazines. The main supermarket is on the right of the main road as you drive into the village... more
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Larnaca: 21.7 mi
Ferry: Limassol: 37.3 mi
Airlines that fly to Cyprus are Aegean, British Airways, Easyjet, Monarch, Ryan Air, Thompson, Blue Air, Cobalt. The nearest airport to Lythrodontas to arrive is Larnaka; about 35 kilometers from the village. Larnaca is also where the nearest beaches are and restaurants along the seaside. There are good restaurants along the seaside between the Phinikoudes part of Larnaca and Mackenzie Beach. There are also good cafes/restaurants at Mackenzie Beach.

Getting to Lythrodontas village from the airports is by car or taxi. It is also possible to get to the village by bus through Nicosia. We are happy to help with information.
Activities nearby
Horse Riding Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 21.7 mi.
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