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Bungalow With Private Pool, Mountain And Sea Views

3 Reviews
Bedrooms 3
Property type bungalow
Minimum Stay 7 nights


Photos and Description of this Lapta holiday bungalow

Bungalow in Karsiyaka, Kyrenia, Cyprus - Unoverlooked, Peaceful Location On A Private Estate

Everything provided for a relaxing holiday including pool/beach towels, hairdryers and hair straighteners

Through Lounge/Kitchen area with cooker,dishwasher, washing machine, toaster etc.

3 bedrooms, 1 with ensuite

Family bathroom


Great views of the sea and mountains. Restaurants, bars and supermarkets nearby. Relaxing and peaceful location. Ideal for families and child friendly.

Pool is at the front with sea views one side, mountain views on the other.

  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Member since: 2013
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Speaks english

About The Owner

We are both in our 50's living in Essex and have 5 children and 8 grandchildren.

We work full time and unfortunately can only use our property twice a year due to our holiday allowances but once retired we look forward to spending much more time there.

Prior to our first visit to North Cyprus in 2002 we had a 'sample somewhere different' attitude to travelling. We have been very fortunate to visit many countries, sampling different cultures and making many friends. Since arriving in Northern Cyprus in 2002 we fell in love with it and decided to return to buy our little piece of heaven in 2003. We now spend all our holidays in Cyprus.

The Owner purchased this bungalow in 2003

Why The Owner chose Kyrenia Region

As soon as we first arrived on Cypriot soil we were taken in by how friendly the Turkish Cypriots were.

Karsiyaka is friendly, quiet and pleasant. Near enough to Kyrenia but far enough to relax and unwind. Our villa has a wonderful view of the sea to the front and mountain views to the rear.

The climate is ideal for visitors all year round. The hottest months being July and August and the cooler month being January.

Today North Cyprus is a fast growing destination for holidays, whether it is for walking, golfing, turtle watching or just plain relaxing.


based on 3 traveller reviews

Bungalow With Private Pool, Mountain And Sea Views
average rating of 4.3333335 based on 3 reviews

A gem of a place

  • 5 of 5

My husband, our 16 month old son, and myself have just returned home following a wonderful six nights stay at this villa. We can't praise the villa, or it's owners, enough.

The villa is a true home from home. It is clean, comfortable, and well organised. It is obvious that it is well loved by it's owners and their family. They have thought of pretty much everything to cater for pretty much every need! It is by far the best-stocked holiday rental we have ever seen, and struggled to think of ways to improve it!

The villa is at the end of a private driveway, and so you are never disturbed by cars roaring past. The villa is also very private, both indoors and outdoors. The bedrooms, bathrooms and open-plan kitchen/living room are of good size, and well maintained. The outdoor patio/pool/BBQ area is large, and well planned to catch the sun at any time of day, whilst also providing areas of good shade. The view from the outdoor area is wonderful!

For our son, there was a clean and comfortable highchair, a very comfortable travel cot (he's never slept so well in one before!), a lovely orange child's chair, quite a few toys, and things for the pool. There were also child/baby plastic cutlery and crockery. Perfect.

I must highlight that whilst we were there, we had no problems at all from the neighbors - they were friendly, they left us to our own devices, and they were in no way noisy! The villa is a very quiet, tranquil, relaxing place.

I must also write about the owners, who were absolutely wonderful!!! Linda in particular (who we dealt with most) was incredibly kind, friendly, accessible, and very efficient. She kindly organised airport transfers for us to and from the villa, and also organised car hire for the duration of our stay. It was all planned perfectly, and the prices were very competitive. Thank you.

We would have no hesitation in recommending this villa to our friends or relatives. We also plan to return to stay at this villa the next time we return to North Cyprus, as we were so impressed by it! (and I have been to North Cyprus nine times since 2001). A great place to stay. Highly recommended!

  • Review Submitted: Nov 2, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2013
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind words. You are more than welcome and we look forward to your next stay with us.
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  • 5 of 5

Lovely family villa. Well equipped with everything you would want and need for a relaxing, family holiday. A true home from home.

The villa is situated a short way up the hill on the mountain side. Access is on a private road so no disturbances from traffic or people. We ate out on the patio every night where it was quiet and the views were lovely.

We hired a car which was well used throughout the holiday, visiting Kyrenia, Bellapais, the beach and the many restaurants and bars within a few minutes of the villa.

The weather was lovely, hot and sunny but with a constant breeze.

The owners explained everything we would need and gave lots of recommendations for places to shop and eat before we arrived.

We have three children, (6, 4 and 3 months). The older two were constantly in the pool which gets the sun throughout the day and there was still plenty of shade for the baby.

A lovely villa and location, we would definitely recommend it and will rebook.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 24, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2013
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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  • 3 of 5

This was the first time the owners had rented out their villa. Its a well appointed place with everything you could possibly want. This is clearly a family home from home and has been used that way for the owners family. The villa sits a short drive up into the hills, which, when we stayed delivered a welcoming breeze. The villa gets sunshine all day, although, if like me, you require shade, I found a nice shady spot next to the pool. There is an outdoor poolside bar with fridge to keep your drinks cold, and saves you a journey to the kitchen. The villa sits at the bottom of a private drive, so you won't be bothered by anyone passing.The kitchen is spacious and has all the usual things you would find in your own.You will need to rent a car, and although you can do the morning bread run on foot, a car is better, that hot weather really drains you, even at 8am. The master bedroom has the older style air-con, which can be noisy, so we used the same size second bedroom which has the latest style air-con, much better. The villa sits on one level, so no stairs to contend with. The family bathroom has better shower facilities than the en-suite, so again we used that . When we stayed, we found the expat neighbours in the next villa did a lot of entertaining in the evenings, sometimes this was annoying. The local agents, John and Pam called the following day after we arrived and gave us valuable local knowledge . All in all its a quiet spot where you can unwind and just enjoy the peace.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 21, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2013
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Car: recommended

Special interest holidays:

Horse riding



Turtle Watching


Water sports


Flat green bowling


Sardunya beach with sunbeds/parasols/food & drink is approx 15 mins walk or 5 mins drive

Karsiyaka beach (turtle watch area) is approx 5 mins drive

Various sandy beaches within 15 mins drive


Flights are from Stansted, Gatwick, Heathrow, Manchester and Birmingham to Ercan. Transfer to Villa approx 45 minutes.

Flights are from most UK airports to Larnaca.

Transfer to Villa approx 1 hr 40 minutes

Airport transfers can be arranged from Ercan and Larnaca

Car hire is recommended for the duration of your stay.


The lovely, lively town of Kyrenia with it's beautiful harbour, bars, restaurants and castle is approx 10 miles away.

St Hilarion castle is approx 20 mins

Bufavento castle is approx 30 mins

Famagusta 1 hour 30 mins

Lefkosa 40 mins

Further Details:

Supermarkets, shops and restaurants are all within 5 mins

ATM machine 5 mins

Welcome pack on arrival

Smoking is not allowed inside the villa.

It is your responsibility to provide adequate travel insurance for your stay.


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday bungalow in Lapta, Cyprus

Rental Basis:
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Rate 10
1 Sep 2016 - 31 Oct 2016
7 night minimum stay
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1 Nov 2016 - 11 Dec 2016
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12 Dec 2016 - 1 Jan 2017
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2 Jan 2017 - 31 Mar 2017
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1 Apr 2017 - 30 Apr 2017
7 night minimum stay
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1 May 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
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1 Jul 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
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1 Sep 2017 - 31 Oct 2017
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1 Nov 2017 - 15 Dec 2017
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16 Dec 2017 - 1 Jan 2018
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2 Jan 2018 - 31 Mar 2018
7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit A$321

Booking Notes:
A deposit (non refundable) of 25% is required upon booking and the balance due 8 weeks prior to your arrival.
A deposit of £200 is paid with the balance and will be refunded 14 days after departure once our representatives inspection is complete against any damages/losses to the property
Electricity is expensive in Cyprus and excessive use over 250 units will be charged for.

Changeover Day:
Changeover day is flexible.
Arrival after 4pm
Departure 10am

Notes on prices:
Prices based on 4 people.
Discounts given for returning guests and for 4 week bookings

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 0% refund if canceled at least 0 days before arrival date.
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday bungalow rental in Lapta, Cyprus

Property Type:
  • bungalow
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Mountain
  • Near The Ocean
  • Village
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , bath with shower
  • En-suite to bedroom 1 with shower, wc and sink. Family bathroom with bath/shower over, toilet and sink.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 double bed
    Bedroom 3 - 3 single bed
    Bedroom 1 - 1 large double bed , 1 cot
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 7 (3 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 with double bed, travel cot, air con and ceiling fan. Bedroom 2 with two single beds with another pull out bed, air con and ceiling fan. Bedroom 3 with double bed, air con and ceiling fan. Sofa bed in lounge with air con.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Toys ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • swimming
Notes on accommodation: Block paved private road leading to villa with off road parking. Child friendly. Guests are welcome to pick and use any fruit whilst they are there. Two mobile pay as you go phones are available for guests use. Outside: Unoverlooked, Private pool with large, enclosed terrace. Non slip tiles around pool terracing. Pool bar with preparation area and fridge. Two built in barbecues, one on pool terrace and another on the front terrace. BBQ tools provided. Two large stone tables each seating 6 (one by pool the other on front terrace) one small stone table by pool. Great for mountain views. 6 Sunbeds. 3 parasols. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: All linen and towels provided, including pool/beach towels. Bungalow cleaned including towels and linen prior to guests arriving and extra bath and hand towels are available. Other: 2 sets of Golf clubs available for rent (bring own golf balls) 2 pay as you go mobile phones Hairdryers and straighteners Iron and ironing board Beach tent for babies First aid box Safe Welcome pack

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