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Beautiful quiet well-furnished Apartments with large terraces, Wi-Fi & SAT TV - New Studio (1st Fl) Apartment (1 D/Bed + poss cot)



Updated: 21-Oct-2016
1st Floor studio & 2nd floor penthouse-style 2 bedroom Apt (up to 6) in Peyia, Nr Paphos. Indoor & large outdoor pools, leisure Complex, & Gardens.

We aim to provide a tasteful and well-equipped base for your holiday in Cyprus, and you can do as much (or as little) as you wish! There is something for everyone in or near to Peyia, and our apartments are close to as much fun and action as you want but in a quiet and tranquil setting.

The Vanessa Resort is a quiet top-level and year-round resort with Peyia's largest Pool, which has been newly re-lined for the coming season, and now has 'Roman Steps' rather than ladders for easy access . The studio is on the 1st floor & the 2-bed is on the top floor of the same Block, with views to mountains/sea/pool.

Both are tastefully furnished & well equipped with Ceiling fans and Air Conditioning, Widescreen TV with satellite, Hifi, & Wi-Fi. (The 2 bedroom now has reception for UK terrestrial TV channels). The apartments have Elite mattresses & large terraces, & are only 5 minutes drive from Coral Bay, the best beach locally.

The complex is close to the centre of delightful Peyia village. Within a walk are choices of bakers butchers supermarkets, tavernas, restaurants and bars. Communal facilities include large pool, further plunge pool, heated indoor pool, indoor Jacuzzi bath, changing rooms, sauna, Table-tennis & gym plus gardens, on-site parking, & lifts.

There is a Bus service to Paphos and Airport. The apartments are just 20 minutes from Paphos Centre, with its culture, history, port and abundance of shops (with a new shopping centre opened in 2014), bars and restaurants.

Nearby there is cycle hire, go-karting, horse riding, a Zoo, waterpark, golf (9 whole par 3 within 10 mins / full course near Paphos), making this a fine location for a family holiday.

For those wanting that 'special touch', There is also a choice of Spa's nearby including 1 with excellent day facilities and rates in nearby Coral Bay, and there is also a full commercial Gym in Peyia within walking distance of the apartments. Full details are kept within the apartments.

There are also a wealth of quiet wine-growing and fishing villages, coastal resorts and cultural sites in the area. These can be explored on foot, by bicycle, car, quad-bike, motor-cycle or organised tours for families or for couples alike. (Cyprus has been part of many of the worlds major empire and civilisations, and all of these peoples have left there mark for you to enjoy now).

It is only 15 minutes to famous Lara Beach on the Akamos Peninsula, with its wild turtle reserve and nature reserve. The Troodos mountains and Mount Olympus are 75 minutes away, where (at over 6,000 feet high) you can explore monasteries, pine forests and you can ski in the winter.

Please check availability or contact us with any questions.

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Details for holiday apartment New Studio (1st Fl) Apartment (1 D/Bed + poss cot), 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3, 1 Bathroom

This very spacious studio is tastefully furnished, has fitted wardrobes, quality units & large terrace. It is one of the few studios on site with bath/shower fitment. The kitchen has quality units with granite work surfaces. Modern appliances include dishwasher, electric cooker hob and hood, & other appliances + full settings for up to 2 people and a baby. The well-equipped living area opens to the terrace. High quality furnishings incl quality double bed & Elite mattress, sofa, Hi-fi and 32" w/s TV, Wi-Fi, Sat & DVD player. C/W AirCon & ceiling fan. The studio has a good size terrace, + views across the village towards the mountains includes patio table and 2 chairs which can be moved indoors when required & sun loungers. Cleaned prior to occupation, + bedding change after 1 week. The apartment includes towels and linen including bath and beach towels and full bedding. It is described by our agent as 'the best studio on his books' A High chair/cot can be added on request.

  • Sleeps 3
  • 1 Bedroom
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Wheelchair access
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

Hello from Julie and Kevin Claxton. We live in Brighton in the UK, but we hope to spend more time in Cyprus looking ahead. We love Cyprus, its climate, people and culture, and have visited the island many times. We have furnished these apartments with the idea of including what we and what you would need to enjoy a complete and relaxing holiday. We hope that you will choose our apartments, and our aim is to give you a holiday to remember, so that you will consider re-booking, or recommending us to your friends. We look forwards to hearing from you. Thanks very much for your time.

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Speaks English, French, German

Guestbook comments from the owner

Hi Kevin,

Many thanks for the use of the apartment its a great place and I had a fab few days. Everything I could need was there - hopefully you'll find I left it in good shape!
Sep 2015
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7 Reviews

based on 7 holidaymaker reviews


Very well equipped and great location

  • 5 of 5

The apartment was very comfortable and clean, all equipment was provided for a enjoyable stay. The swimming pool and facilities were first class. The instruction and description from the owner where very accurate.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 5, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are glad you had such a great time. Many thanks and we hope to see you again.
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Nice clean apartment, mountain view balcony

  • 5 of 5

We have just returned, and could not fault the apartment or complex. Well equipped kitchen, and a very comfortable bed. BBC world news channel and other channels are in English on the TV. It was hot in Cyprus at the time and we used the ceiling fan to keep us cool at night after having the air-con on to kill the heat, easy to use.

The balcony has wonderful views of the hills, and we spent time relaxing there in this quiet area.

The complex swimming pool is fantastic, we had two swims each day and had the pool virtually to ourselves. So warm, almost bath temperature.

Savvas Grill, a short stroll from the complex is well worth a visit, the food is top notch and the Greek night which we attended was excellent.

You can also go out of the complex from the far end and a 10 min walk to Peyia village. There are many ex pats living in the area whom frequent the pubs on the main road. Papantaniou Bakery has a wide range of delicious cakes bread and rolls, we had an evening stroll to the high street bought our rolls had a meal in one of the pubs and struck up conversation with the locals, really nice.

Would recommend the apartment, we used the oven and cooked a meal on a couple of occasions and had everything we needed.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 17, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks - we are glad that you enjoyed your holiday, and hope that you book with us again. Kind regards Kevin and Juliue
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  • 5 of 5

Exactly what was stated in the description. Lovely apartment in quiet area. Great pool area. Lovely facilities in the studio. Very easy to book and all emails answered quickly

  • Review Submitted: Jun 17, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks very much, We are glad the studio was to your liking, and we hope to see you again soon. Kevin and Julie.
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Great apartment in pegia

  • 5 of 5

The apartment was clean, nicely decorated and contained everything we needed. The pool area was peaceful - most days we had the massive pool to ourselves. If you want to experience the authentic cyprus and be surrounded by "real" local tavernas, as well as being near the gorgeous coral bay beach and strip if you fancy something a bit more lively, this is the apartment for you. Thankyou - we had a great time and am sure we will be returning soon.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 26, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Glad you had a great time and hope to see you again Thanks Kevin and Julie
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Outstanding accommodation

  • 4 of 5

Fabulous two week stay at Kevin and Julie's apartment. All I can say it was a home from home for myself and my family. Would recommend this apartment and complex to anyone.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 5, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks to you both for this valued feedback - we are very glad that you enjoyed your holiday, and hope we can assist you again at some point in the future.
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Already planning our next stay!

  • 5 of 5

What a wonderful holiday and a delightful studio apartment.

We have read another review which is full of complaints.....how untrue that account is and I believe was caused by the misuse and abuse of the apartment by that author. We saw nothing which even resembled a need to complain nor were we disappointed with what we saw.

We are already planning on going back and will happily stay in the studio again. It has a view of the hills and we noticed how quiet it was there despite there being others staying on the complex.

The apartment was clean and tidy on our arrival, there was a complete guide book on how to access and use the facilities, plus contact details for the management team. These were clear and concise.

Bedding and towels were supplied clean and with spares if needed, the kitchen had everything we needed.

The complex was clean and we saw cleaners working every day.

We recommend Savvas Grill about 100yds from the apartment, not only for the great local cuisine and wine, but the warm and friendly welcome too.

We are going back again next year and will recommend the studio to anyone.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 11, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Nick had previously stayed in our 2 bedroom apartment and this was his 1st time in the studio. We are glad that he and Mrs D found the studio up to the same standard as the 2 bedroom apartment (see separate page), with the same high standards of equipment, furnishings and cleanliness. We look forward to seeing returning guests again. Thanks for submitting this feedback!
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From the Owner

We feel that Peyia (and Cyprus) have all to offer that anyone could want in a quality holiday. Peyia is close to Paphos, Coral Bay (and its forthcoming Marina), and other parts of the Island which are scenic and beautiful. The village itself has everything needed, but is quiet and tranquil. The apartments and village have lovely views to mountains and sea. We have fitted the partments in what we thin is a stylish but practical way, and have tried to fit them out with everything you need (except GHD's for the ladies!) We have also tried to include as much detail in the listing as possible but please contact us if you have any questions.

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Paphos at 16 Miles Nearest Barpub : The Brewery Bar at 0.3 Miles Nearest Golf : Paphos Golf / Tsada Golf Club at 7 Miles Nearest Restaurant : Savvas Grill at 0.25 Miles Nearest Ski : Troodos at 27 Miles Nearest Beach : Coral Bay at 2 Miles Car: recommended

Special interest holidays:

Nearby is the Akamas Peninsula with its nature & turtle reserve, explorable by 4x4 / quadbike / cycle. Within 10 mins of Peyia is a zoo & riding stables, 25 mins to the quiet coastal towns of Polis, Laatchi & the famous Baths of Aphrodite.

As well as shops, market restaurants and nightlife, Paphos contains a waterpark and a world of culture, with museums & artifacts / historical sites which provide a fascinating insight into many of the worlds empires.

To the east of Paphos is the equally famous and picturesque Aphrodites Rock. Travelling inland can take you to lace-making villages stopped in time, where monasteries, vineyards. 90 minutes travel will take you the bustling port and resort of Limassol or the Troodos mountains, (where you can escape the heat and enjoy a serene 20 deg C in the Summer or ski on feet of powder snow in the Winter).

Slightly further afield are the capital Nicosia and a visit to the Turkish part of the island, or the resorts of Larnaca and Ayia Napa.


There is another excellent open access pool with bar in the village some 10 minutes walk from the complex.

Coral bay is one of the best beaches on the island & has small coves adjacent to a main sandy beach, with full watersports onsite. This is about 3 miles away and is but a few minutes by car.

Adjacent to this is the 'Sea Caves' area, (a rocky peninsula ideal for snorkelling or scuba diving). Near here is also the ideal and picturesque jetty and church at Ayios Georges.


New - Ryanair May12 £230 4 two!! Paphos Airport 12 miles/30 mins from Peyia. Paphos is served by: BA = Jersy, Gatwick. Easyjet= Gatwick, Manch'r, Luton, Ryanair New May from Stanstead + others Globespan = Scottish A/ports. Cyprus Airways = Birm, H/row, Stansted. T Cook = Birm, Bristol, Cardif, E Midls, Exeter, Glasgow, Gatwick, Luton, Stanstead, N/castle. Thomson = Birm, Bourne'h, Bristol, Cardif, E Mids, Exeter, Glasgow, Gatwick, Luton, Stanstead, Manch'r N/castle Norwich Jet2: Leeds/Bradford.


A car is not necessary, but is recommended. Bus service to Paphos, Airport & Coral Bay. Taxis are plentiful. Airport shuttles via mini-bus are available via Google. Quads & m/cycle Hire nearby. The centre of the town of Paphos is approximately 20 minutes or 10 miles away. This has all the amenities of a large provincial town & port. Polis/Laatchi approx 15 miles. Troodos mountains approx 45 miles. Limassol approx 40 miles. Larnaca approx 65 miles. Nicosia approx 75 miles. Kyrenia about 85 miles.

Further Details:

Cypus is a large island in the eastern mediterranean sea. Temperatures are on average much higher than most European countries, being closest to eastern Greece, Turkey and Israel. There is so much to do in Cyprus, both for active and leisure holidays! Driving is the same side of the road as in UK, and English 3-pin plugs are standard.

Winter temperatures are usually around 15 deg C at worst around the coast, and down to -5 deg C in the mountains. Peak winter temperatures and spring and autumn averages are usually around 20-25 deg C. Peak summertime temperatures range between 30 - 40 deg C and low forties are not unknown. In the mountains summer temperatures rise to low/mid 20's. The island has been part of most major empires across history, and has a huge wealth of treasures from many of them for modern visitors to enjoy. Southern Cypus has a modern culture combining Greecian and British influence having gained independance in 1960. Many people speak English and the Eglish are well-liked, although visitors come from many countries world-wide. In Cyprus, driving is on the left, as in the UK. The currency is the Euro. Peyia is a large village just North of Paphos, a major provincial city. The village is based around a traditional village square. This has a Church, town Hall, and 2 supermarkets. In streets adjacent to the square are approximately 10 bars and restaurants. One of these is an excellent Meze restaurant less than 10 minutes walk away. Here you can enjoy an authentic Cypriot feast of a meal at a very reasonable price. Also in the village are at least 2 butchers and 4 bakeries plus other shops and services and a bank. The apartment is approx 0.5 miles or 10 minutes walk from the village centre.


Rental rates

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Rate 4
6 Sep 2016 - 31 Oct 2016
4 night minimum stay
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Rate 5
1 Nov 2016 - 31 Dec 2016
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Rate 6
1 Jan 2017 - 31 Mar 2017
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Rate 1
1 Apr 2017 - 31 May 2017
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Rate 2
1 Jun 2017 - 24 Jul 2017
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Rate 3
25 Jul 2017 - 4 Sep 2017
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Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £100

Booking Notes:
Competitive prices always provided. Up to weekly costs are inclusive. Monthly rates shown are for long-term lets on a no frills basis (please ring for full details). A deposit of £50 for the Studio is required on booking. Balance is required 10 weeks before the holiday, when a refundable security deposit cheque for £100.00 is also required. (This separate cheque is held-not banked-& is returned / destroyed according to clients wishes post-booking. Please contact us by phone/e-mail for full details / with questions.

Changeover Day:
If its available you can book! Guests must vacate by 11am on date of departure (or by arrangement). New guests may arrive after 3pm or by arrangement. Necessities provided incl cleaning materials and hot drinks.

Notes on prices:
We have low season availability and will offer attractive prices especially for longer lets. (Check 'availability') Discounts given for 2 weeks plus, or for rental of both units together. Substantial reductions for long-lets = below 50% of weekly rates. (Request price). £20 extra per week for 5+ in 2-bed apt. Letting includes reasonable usage only of air-conditioning units. Returnable (not banked) security/breakage deposits are required and full details are listed in booking note.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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From the Owner

Our apartments at the Vanessa complex are on what we believe is possibly the only development in the area offering this combination of quality, safety and tranquility combined with the largest pool in Peyia and the other 5 star facilities as listed.

Property Type

  • apartment


  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities


  • Air Conditioning
  • Lift
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer


  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster


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


  • Books ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Indoor Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Sauna ...


  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • not suitable for children ...
  • pets not allowed
  • smoking allowed ...
  • wheelchair accessible

Location Type

  • near the sea
  • Ocean View
  • village


  • arboretum
  • bay
  • churches
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
  • zoo

Leisure Activities

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

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

Floor Area

  • 55 m²


  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath with Shower


  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3
  • Bedroom 1


  • Boat ...
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Garden ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Water Sports Gear


  • Self-catering


  • Notes on accommodation: The properties have free air-conditioning & fan in the lounge/bed area (studio) & lounge and both bedrooms (2-bed) with Fan in lounge & main b/room. Communal parking. Both apartments are tastefully furnished with co-ordinating soft furnishings, Catherine Lansdowne bedding, Christy towels, Panasonic Hi-fi, Wi-Fi, Sharp Arquos w/s 32" TVs, DVD and satelite players & D/washers. The 2-bed has a W/machine will suit families / 2 couples. The studio suits couples, but highchair/cot can be provided on request at either apartment. Both apartments are built & fitted to a high standard with marble flooring, granite worktops, wooden fitments, black-out blinds, fully tiled bathrooms with baths & shower fitments. Apartments are fully equipped incl all bedding, towels, beach towels & linen, and are professionally cleaned prior to each let by our agents on-site who will deal with any problems or extra services requested. Change of bedding is included for all lets of 2 or more weeks. Outside: This is a small 5 start resort with indoor heated & large outdoor pool plus plunge-pool. Indoor Jacuzzi bath, shaded area, changing rooms, sauna and gym & landscaped gardens. Pretty Peyia has a Bus service to Paphos Airport, 2 supermarkets, (1 is 7/7, 0700 to 2100 hrs). The village (10 mins) has bars, good restaurants & a take-away with full delivery service & choice of 2 butchers, 4 bakeries and 3 banks. Weddings can be arranged In Peyia and Paphos. The indoor leisure complex facilities at this resort make it ideal for either escaping the summer sun or exercising in the warmth during the cool winter months. Skiing & winter sports is available at Troodos approx 1 hr 15 mins away. The local area has full water sports, Golf, quad-bike and jeep safaris, Horse-riding, walking, zoo, water-park, archaeological attractions, museums, theatres, outdoor and indoor concerts, bars restaurants and taverners in villages, towns and countryside, Akamos Nature Reserve and more.

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