Our chosen small hotels and village houses in Rural Cyprus and Troodos Mountains area are a perfect base from which to visit picturesque monasteries, painted Byzantine churches or take scenic drives through pretty villages or walks on one of the nature trails in the mountains. Platres is situated in the fragrant pine and cedar forested Troodos Mountains, 1,100 metres above sea level. A fresh cool location in the heat of the summer and a skiing base in the winter, it is ideal for those who enjoy the countryside and walking.
Tochni and Kalavasos (Cyprus Villages) are an ideal base, located between Limassol and Larnaca and only 10 minutes drive away from the beach, these villages have retained their real Cypriot character with their very simple small shops, coffee shop, taverna and grocer. Here you will enjoy the real Cyprus and you will learn how the countryfolk live and work. There are several activities to join into such as Cypriot cookery classes, join in with the picking of the grape harvest and orange and lemon picking. Go cycling, walking or horseriding which can be arranged. You can choose to stay in traditional village house or a simple cottage.
Psematismenos is an unspoilt village being on the seaward side of the main Road it is only 5 minutes drive from the sea.
Miliou village located north of Pafos, is one of the greenest villages in this area, surrounded by orange groves and vineyards. An ideal base, choose to stay in a Villa or traditional house. Miliou is located between Latchi and Pafos therefore offers a quiet restful base within 15 minutes of Polis & Latchi and 20 minutes drive of Pafos. The village has a large coffee shop where simple meals can be arranged, there are still some women who work on the old fashioned loom.
Latchi, is well known for its fish tavernas and tourist shops, a relaxing place to unwind at one of the waterside fish restaurants, an ideal base to take a boat trip along the coast, explore the Baths of Aphrodite area and Akamas peninsula.The beach at Latchi is a European Blue Flag Beach.
Take a few days or a week to unwind in one of the village houses or small hotels, combine it with a beach hotel or villa, our fly- drive holidays combining sea and mountain resorts are also a great combination to relax at the coast and discover the rural countryside areas of Cyprus.