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Comfortable Villas In Peaceful Surroundings With Big Private Pool - Villa Galinia No. 1 (2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4/6)



Updated: 25-Oct-2016
Google Earth: 34'56'08.92"N and 32'27'32.36"E - Get Away From The Hectic

Galini is a Greek word which means 'inner peace' or 'tranquility'. This is what you can experience during your stay in one of the Galinia villas. The two villas are situated 25 m apart from each other. You have no optical contact with your neighbors because of the mature garden. Miliou is a small, unspoilt village in the Pafos district. In the area farmers grow citrus fruit, grapes, almonds and olives. In our rural area there are still many traditional villages. Here traditional hospitality still exists. There are many roads to follow if you want to discover the real Cyprus. - In Google Earth you can find the villas at 34'56'08.92"N and 32'27'32.36"E and on YOU TUBE under https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9cFNuLMC4gg

Details for holiday villa Villa Galinia No. 1 (2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4/6), 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, 1 Bathroom

The spacious villa consists of a large open plan kitchen and living room, two bedrooms, bathroom and veranda.

The main bedroom has a double (5ft) bed and a big cupboard.

The second bedroom has two single beds and a large cupboard.

There are two comfortable bed settees in the living area for two extra persons (separated). We provide cot beds and children's high chair if needed.

Air-con is available in the lounge and in the bedrooms at 4 Euro per day and unit. Most guests do not need the air-con though.

The kitchen is fully equipped, including stove, fridge with freezer, washing machine, coffee maker, microwave oven, iron, and hair dryer.

Spare towels are in the bathroom.

Satellite TV, DVD, CD player and books in the living room. Free Internet access.

  • Sleeps 6
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Wheelchair access
  • Bookable online

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

We, Demetris and Barbara, are a Cypriot/German couple and live in the village. We are happy to help you with information about the area and anything else you might want. Pick fresh oranges from our own fields in season! We will be there for you if you need us. We like to go on holidays ourselves and try to provide you with everything we find important for an enjoyable time off.

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Speaks English, German, Greek

Guestbook comments from the owner

Our first visit to Cyprus and Villa Galinia. We have been heartened by your hospitality and concern that we have a good holiday. Your villa is beautiful and your large pool is a great attraction. Your attention to detail - provision in the fridge on our arrival, fruit to pick, the cleanness of villa and pool - have well contributed to a great holiday. The sunshine with a gentle breeze up here was most welcome. Most of all the scene of peace and rest have been priceless. The Tompson Family, UK.

Many thanks for another splendid two weeks in Villa Galinia. This is a true have of relaxation, a place to abandon stress of London living. We look forward to future visits. Carl Jackson, London.

Thank you very much for two lovely weeks in this superb villa with views to die for. We were last here in 2006 and it is just as good as we remembered. Following some less well-travelled roads we found some beautiful scenic views in the mountains and many lovely places not yet full of tourists.
Jan 2006
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4 Reviews

based on 4 holidaymaker reviews


Galinia 1 in Miliou

  • 4 of 5

A beautiful location near a picturesque village run by warm and welcoming hosts.The hosts were at the villa in 5 minutes to resolve a minor problem, they were obviously prepared to go the extra mile to ensure our stay was comfortable.A car is essential to enjoy the opportunities offered by this region.The Taverna in Miliou was also warm and welcoming and the food provided was good. We would be more than happy to return to the villa's offered by Barbara and Demetris.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 18, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Perfection, peace and tranquility

  • 5 of 5

I don't want to write this review as we have found the perfect holiday for us and wants to keep it to ourselves! We have been to the Galinia and Orama villas and don't intend holidaying anywhere else.

Beautifully located above the small village of Miliou with stunning views to Trudos mountains, the villas are private with all home comforts, including your own pool. Set in lemon and orange groves, they are Very clean and well maintained, you could quite easily spend all your time at the villa.

Miliou is a lovely, small village with a taverna and coffee bar in the square, serving traditional food and drink, a lovely place to pass evenings with the locals without the hustle and hassle of resorts.

The biggest positive is Demetris and Barbara, the owners. Their aim is to make your stay as pleasant as possible, nothing is too much trouble for them, they are genuine, friendly people who we hope to meet year after year. Efaristo, Danke.

Tony and Jackie

  • Review Submitted: Jul 21, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Simply The Best

  • 5 of 5

After staying in villas all over Cyprus for the past nine years we can't believe we’ve managed to miss this one until now. What a gem!

On our arrival at the villa, the views from the front patio and pool area simply took our breath away; stunning mountain scenery, and apart from the sound of the birds and the breeze blowing through the trees absolute silence. It was just what we needed to help us unwind after a hectic year at work. For two avid star gazers it was also wonderful to observe the night sky in a way that is impossible living in a city. The villa itself was much bigger than we expected and the best equipped of any we have stayed in previously. On arrival it was spotlessly clean and had another thorough clean halfway through our stay. The pool area and gardens are immaculately looked after by Demitris who also supplied us with an enormous bag of oranges picked straight from the tree to make fresh juice.

Car hire is essential here, but after a drive down the hill through the village square and onto to the main road, it is only five minutes to the nearest mini market or fifteen minutes into Polis for all the facilities a town has to offer. Our favourite meal out was at the Tremythas in Simou. Set in a pretty pedestrianised village square, it is typical of the traditional Cyprus and Maria was so friendly as we waited for our meal to arrive.

We must also thank our lovely hosts, Barbara and Demitris who were so kind, friendly and helpful during our stay.

It was difficult to leave after our two weeks which flew by far quickly, but we have promised ourselves that we will return. We would highly recommend this villa to anyone looking for a truly relaxing holiday.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 6, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Totally relaxing holiday

  • 5 of 5

We absolutely loved our holiday at Galinia villas so much so we have booked again for next year. We recommend the villas for anyone wishing to get totally away from the usual hustle and bustle of the usual tourist destinations. To drink up the solitude, peace and quiet offered here is amazing. As a bonus, if you wish, you can achieve that all over tan as it has no visual contact with anyone around. If you need any supplies the nearest small supermarket is about 10mins drive so a hire car is absolutely essential. Barbara (the owner) will organise car hire with a local reputable hire company as she did with us. It is a good walk (just under 1km) to the sleepy, working village of Miliou but it is well worth the walk while you are there enjoy a cool drink in the only local taverna. All that needs to be said has been put in the villa write up which is comprehensive and accurate. It was so lovely to wake up in the morning, to go outside and look at the troodos mountains in the distance, the views have to be seen to be believed. When the weather is too hot just take a dip in your large private pool. For the people into wild life look out for the humming birds daily visit to the numerous blooms in the garden. You will also see a number of geckos and lizards running around together with the odd Buzzard and Peregrine circling around.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 7, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2013
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for putting it in such nice words.
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From the Owner

We built the two villas on our own land.

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Paphos at 35 Kilometres Nearest Barpub : in the village at 1 Kilometres Nearest Golf : Tsada at 20 Kilometres Nearest Motorway : Paphos at 25 Kilometres Nearest Restaurant : in the village at 1 Kilometres Nearest Beach : Polis Chrysochous at 12 Kilometres Car: necessary

Special interest holidays:

Big Spa Health Resort in the village.


15 minutes by car to Polis Chrysochous and Latchi and the beaches there (small pebble and sand).


The nearest airport is in Pafos (45 minutes by car). From Larnaca Airport it is a two hours drive - until Pafos on the highway with 100 km/h general speed limit. Car hire is necessary, as we live in a remote rural area. We can help you with the car hire if you wish or organize your transport from the airport to the villa.


15 minutes to Polis Chrysochous and the beaches there, 35 minutes to Pafos with it's famous ancient sites, tourist area and nightlife. Coffe Shop-Restaurant and Taverna in the village.

Further Details:

Cycling, diving, fishing, golf, horse riding, surfing, swimming, tennis, walking, star watching, water skiing and wind-surfing are activities which are available nearby. Many more traditional tavernas are found in the surrounding villages.


Rental rates

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1 Oct 2016 - 31 Oct 2016
3 night minimum stay
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1 Nov 2016 - 30 Nov 2016
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1 Dec 2016 - 28 Feb 2017
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1 Mar 2017 - 31 Mar 2017
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1 Apr 2017 - 31 May 2017
3 night minimum stay
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1 Jun 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
3 night minimum stay
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1 Jul 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
5 night minimum stay
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1 Oct 2017 - 31 Oct 2017
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1 Dec 2017 - 28 Feb 2018
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Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees

Booking Notes:
In order to confirm your booking please send us a deposit of 125 Euro per week of your booking (i.e.250 Euro for two weeks). We will send you a confirmation as soon as we receive your payment. If you want us to order a car for you, please let us know. Somebody will meet you at the airport on your arrival and give you the keys. We can also order a taxi for you and the car will be delivered to the villa.

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Notes on prices:
These prices are for one villa per week in Euro. Welcome packet included. For bookings less than 1 week we charge 50 Euros for cleaning. For bookings over 7 days once a week maid service, pool and garden maintenance are included. Air-conditioning in the bedrooms and in the living room for which we charge 4 Euro per day per unit (free if used for heating). Lower prices apply for off season bookings. Long term bookings (more then 4 weeks) for lower rates welcome.

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100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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Updated: 25-Oct-2016
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From the Owner

This is the right place for all who seek a quiet place to relax from a hectic life - beautiful views to the valley and to the opposite mountains.

Property Type

  • villa


  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic


  • Air Conditioning
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine


  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area


  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television

Pool / Spa

  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool ...


  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • wheelchair accessible

Location Type

  • near the sea
  • rural
  • village


  • restaurants
  • ruins

Leisure Activities

  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • golf
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

Floor Area

  • 107 m²


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath with Shower, Outdoor Shower


  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed


  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Veranda ...


  • Self-catering

Learn more about this holiday rental at the owner's website


  • Notes on accommodation: Included for booking over 7 days are maid service with cleaning, change of bed linen and towels once per week, pool and garden maintenance (we care for a crystal clear pool) once a week and a welcome packet. Families with small and teenage children do enjoy themselves here playing for hours in the large pool. You can make many half day tours in the surrounding area. Ramp at the entrance, no other steps. Outside: Big private pool of 5 x 10 m with tiling of natural stone around for the sun beds. Each villas has it's own private pool - no visual contact with your neighbors because of high hedge. Veranda from where you can enjoy the stunning view to the opposite Troodos mountains. Big colorful garden with grass. BBQ. Watch the stars on a moonless night or go for a walk in the moonshine at a full moon!

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