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

Bedrooms 3
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 3 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 a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
22 May, 2017

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 Paphos & Suburbs

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 region

Property Type:
  • villa (detached)
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
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
  • 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.


Excellent! 4.4/5 -
(10 traveller reviews)


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: Sep 8, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 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: Aug 28, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 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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Well up to expectations

  • 4 of 5

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay, and the villa was all that we could have wanted.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 22, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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A Lovely Villa

  • 5 of 5

The villa is simply lovely, very nice inside and idyllic outside. The outdoor area and pool were just beautiful, fabulous views and a wonderful space to relax. We had a lovely family holiday there for a fortnight. The restaurants in Tala were very nice, we enjoyed many meals there although this is a car journey away.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 3, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Good place without internet connection, thought.

  • 4 of 5

Great pool, great outdoor area. Having said that we, thought, this place has a wifi, but it doesn't. There is no excuse for that in 2014.

Also one bed in small room was somewhat broken. It was not a problem for us as we had less people than beds, but something to be aware.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 21, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am sorry that you thought there was Wi-Fi in the villa, but the list of facilities does state that this is not available at the villa but at the Kamares Club and local tavernas. Installing it in a villa that is not occupied more than a third of the year, even taking the owner into account, is currently not cost-effective, particularly when it is readily available nearby. The position is, however, kept under regular review. With regard to the bed, it was OK when I left in April and nobody had reported it to the maintenance company but in any case I am changing the twin beds in the far room to a double and will ensure that the damaged one is taken away.
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All is made for your perfect holidays !

  • 5 of 5

A real pleasure, we were 5 (there is room for 6) and we really enjoyed the house ( well maintained and clean) , swimming pool and the place, Tala's village. The best in Paphos, retired from the tourist traps, and strategic place for Paphos, Coral Bay, Akama's national park. Everything is done to make your holidays cool and stressless. we highly recommend. Fits perfectly for a family up to six. A very nice owner and a very nice spot.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 27, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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1 Jul 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
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Autumn 2017
1 Sep 2017 - 15 Nov 2017
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