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Charming Luxury Villa Siklamen, Private Pool, Sea+Mountain views.Sleeps 8 ,WIFI

Bedrooms 4
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Fireplace
  • Barbecue
  • Washing Machine
  • Private Pool
  • Air Conditioning
  • Internet
  • Parking


About the property

Villa Siklamen in Lapta, Kyrenia, Northern Cyprus - Peaceful Location Just 10 Minutes To The Beach Or Mountains & A Short Walk To Local Shops

Villa Siklamen is situated in the North, Turkish part of Cyprus. This is outside the Eurozone the local currency is the Turkish Lira, although British pounds and US dollars are widely accepted.The comfortable four bedroom, three bathroom Villa Siklamen is set in the most perfect location, nestled between the beautiful mountains and the inviting sea. As soon as you open the door you experience the "wow" factor. It is lovingly and tastefully furnished to a very high standard with your comfort and relaxation in mind. It is very spacious, light and airy and benefits from airconditioning. The villa is set in its own private garden with fruit trees, roses and bougainvillea, it has a private 8m by 4m illuminated over flow swimming pool and is set in a peaceful location on the lower slopes Lapta. The Villa has a Broadband connection and WiFi. It is very well situated for local shops, restaurants, cafe, bakery, chemist, hairdresser, barber and beauty therapist. Ideal for relaxing and exploring with fantastic village and mountain walks and beaches are within a 10 minute drive. It is perfectly situated for travel any where in North Cyprus. Our villa is treasured by family, friends and discerning guests. We recommend car hire but the regular local bus service is good.

Please note...This is a family home and wild parties and male groups are not acceptable.

More Details

Annie Baker
Member since: 2011
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
8 September, 2017

About Annie Baker

We are married with two daughters and six delightful grandchildren.

We live in England and are now retired but have enjoyed a love affair with Cyprus for over thirty years. It had been a blissful escape from our busy working lives in the hotel and hospitality industry. We always dreamt of owning a villa in this lovely area between the mountains and the sea.

We usually needed to take our holidays in Spring and Autumn and found the climate was just perfect.

Currently, we are involved in 3 day eventing with our homebred horses, one is now on the Olympic pathway.

We are very excited.

We always look forward to our visits, meeting up with friends, discovering new places of interest and enjoying the local food which is delicious and the Mezes are fantastic.

Roy and Annie Baker

Annie Baker purchased this villa in 2005

Why Annie Baker chose Kyrenia Region

We love the area and find it is ideally situated to travel to all areas of North Cyprus. We bought our site just as the footings were put in and had the pleasure of watching the villa being built.

It was wonderful to watch it emerge from a pile of building materials to the villa it is today.

Lapta is an traditional village, with a special charm, where the people are so kind and genuine, crime is little known and the climate is delightful.

The mountain and sea views are stunning.

The villa is in a quiet area yet close enough to local ameneties and so privately situated that we can leave our cares behind us. It is so relaxing and comfortable.

What makes this villa unique

We love the feel of the traditional village and friendly locals. With an easy short to walk to the local sights, shops,village restuarants and the bakery from where we collect delicious freshly baked bread each morning.

There is good hairdressers with a beauty salon close by.

The mountain walks are fantastic as are the views.

The sea and local beaches are just minutes away.

The villa is ideally situated for travel to all areas of North Cyprus.

The villa, a real home from home is very well equipped for total relaxation and comfort

One of us loves drawing and painting.

The bright light is such an advantage and many hours have been spent relaxing and painting ouside to produce some colourful pictures to hang on the walls.

We hope that visitors to Villa Siklamen enjoy it as much as we do.

We only let the villa to help pay for the ever rising bills so we can all enjoy it.

Guestbook comments from the owner

I was lucky enough to be a guest at this beautiful,spacious villa which was so clean and comfortable where everything had been thought of and provided.

A great location for visiting the sights and rest of this idealic island. I hired a car but others used the local buses which passed by about every 10 minutes.

I will recommend to family and friends and I know the nephews and nieces will love the pool.

Booking was easy as was the car hire and transfers were well organised.

The whole experience was very pleasurable.
Mar 2016
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Just a five minute drive to the coast road and small beaches, with additional beaches just ten minutes away. There are also a number of beach clubs nearby; they charge customers to use them but they offer good facilities.

North Cyprus has an abundance of beautiful beaches. The further east you travel the more large deserted golden beaches you will find. Paradise!

You will never be far away from a good beach.


There are daily flights to Ercan and Larnaca with transfers to the villa from Ercan approx 45 to 60 minutes and from Larnaca 1hr 30 minutes. We can recommend a taxi and car hire company. We can also arrange your transfers and car hire if required. You can manage perfectly well without a car and buy all the essentials in the village and use the local mini buses for short journeys.

However, if you would like to travel and explore is a good idea to hire a car even if only for a few days


Just 20 minutes into Kyrenia, it's Crusader Castle and historical sites and 30 minutes to the beautiful Bellapais Abbey. There is so much to see and do if you feel inclined: historical sights to see; gardens to visit; nature and the countryside to explore; sporting activities to enjoy. You’ll find local information and a selection of guide books waiting for you in the villa.

Further Details:

It is situated in the North, Turkish part of Cyprus. As this is outside the Euro zone the local currency is the Turkish Lira, although British pounds and US dollars are widely accepted.

With good Cypriot cuisine in the village and an abundance of restaurants further afield, there are menus and prices to suit everyone’s budget and mood. You’ll be sure to have some enjoyable experiences. First class ingredients are easily sourced if you want to enjoy special dinners and barbecues at the villa.

Sterling and Turkish liras are widely accepted in North Cyprus, and most larger shops take credit cards. There is an ATM just a five minute drive away and there are plenty of banks and an HSBC in Girne (Kyrenia). You will probably get better exchange rates for Turkish Liras once you have arrived.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Lapta in Kyrenia

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • near the sea
  • village
  • Air Conditioning
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
    Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
    Shower room 2 - Shower Enclosure
  • Bedroom 1 has en-suite shower room. First floor has family bathroom with shower over bath. Bedroom 4 has en-suite shower room. Cloak room on ground floor also has a washing machine. All with WC, basins and cabinets with shaver points.
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 8 (4 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 King size bed, balcony with mountain view Bedroom 2 Twin beds, balcony with sea view Bedroom 3 Twin beds, balcony with sea view Bedroom 4 Twin beds, ground floor, balcony, mountain view Wardrobes, dressing tables, clock radios, hairdryers.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
Notes on accommodation: The villa is large and airy with marble floors and rugs throughout. Air-conditioning units in all bedrooms and lounge. A pack of essential groceries is provided to welcome you. Pool towels are provided but please bring your own beach towels. We include 300 units of electricity per week which should be sufficient for normal and sensible usage. The meter will be read on arrival and departure. Any additional units used will be charged at local rate (currently 30 per unit) and then deducted from the breakages deposit. The balance will be returned to you within two weeks. Electricity is to UK standards with 13 amp square pin plugs and adapters provided where needed. . There is a local mobile phone provided for your convenience. Smoking is not allowed inside the villa. No pets allowed. Outside: The villa sits in its own pretty private gardens, and is reached through Bougainvillea arched gates. There is a private illuminated overflow swimming pool, 8m by 4m, unfenced, 0.8 to 1.6m deep. Children will need to be supervised. The patio area is ideal for dining and sunbathing with table and chairs, sun loungers, sun beds, parasols and a portable barbecue. A shaded roof terrace with table and chairs offers a delightful sea view. Great for escaping the midday sun, relaxing, dining, and enjoying the view with an essential sundowner. There is ample parking. Utility Room: Washing machine, iron, ironing board, laundry basket, clothes airer etc, etc. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: This villa is cleaned before you arrive, beds freshly made and an ample supply of towels. Extra linen and towels provided. Why not spoil yourselves and book a maid service for a light clean and bed change which can be booked and payed locally. Other: The villa's spacious dining area located between the lounge and kitchen has a large dining table and 8 chairs. Great for entertaining, family dining. Welcoming entrance hall, cloakroom, sweeping staircase, lovely spacious landing leading to roof terrace.


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average rating of 5.0 based on 8 reviews

Fantastic, well equipped, peaceful villa located in a traditional village

  • 5 of 5

Our family have just spent two weeks at this amazing villa in Lapta. Hard to know how to describe this villa as it really was impossible to fault. The villa itself was very clean and immaculately presented. Crisp white sheets on the beds and plenty of big, fluffy towels. Very well equipped with plenty of kitchen utensils and appliances such as microwave, dishwasher, washing machine and water cooler. Instructions for using each item provided nearby which was really useful.

The villa itself was just as it appears on the photos. It was ideal for our family as there are two ensuite bedrooms and a family bathroom which meant that there was no queuing for showers! There are plenty of sun beds and deck chairs available for lounging around the pool in the sunshine and a gas BBQ and dining tables outside for meals outdoors.

The villa is situated in a fairly rural location but it is only a five minute walk to the local supermarket in the village. There is also a very good pharmacy, hairdresser, a couple of take aways and restaurants within a few minutes walk. If you want to go farther afield it is easy to hop on one of the local buses which you can just flag down anywhere on the main village road. We used these for trips into Kyrenia harbour and to the Wednesday market. You could get by without a car at the villa but most people would probably want a car for sightseeing and bigger food shops. Taxis are very reasonable and easy to arrange. The owners of the villa very helpfully provided a local mobile phone which was easy to top up at the local supermarket. The phone can be used for local calls to restaurants, taxis etc and also to contact the excellent property manager, Jan. Jan was very helpful, answered any queries straight away and organised a mid holiday clean for us at a very reasonable cost.

Annie, the owner, was very helpful and efficient throughout the booking process. She also arranged transfers from Larnaca airport to the villa and back. A welcome pack of basic groceries as well as water, beer, wine and orange juice was very useful on arrival.

All in all we had a fabulous holiday with our two sons, daughters in law and grandchildren. There was something for everyone, the pool, Escape beach nearby, peace and quiet or the more bustling Kyrenia. It was great to have good wifi, satellite tv and DVD player too. We would love to visit again!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 27, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so very much for your glowing review. We are pleased the villa met your expectations and was well equipped for every need. We work very hard to keep the villa in good order with regular maintenance and improvements. Our English speaking property manager is such an asset and she is so helpful and loves the villa as if it were her own. All guests speak very highly of her. We agree that it is a beautiful area with something for everyone nearby. With so many lovely sights and localities to visit further away it is worth venturing out. We have put together a guide of restaurants, day trips and activities etc to help you choose. The Mediterranean food is always fantastic, so fresh! We also love the warm welcome received wherever we go. We hope you and your family will return again soon. You will be very welcome.
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Nice Family Holiday at a Charming Villa

  • 5 of 5

After much intrepidation of going to North Cyprus, all our worries were put to rest by Annie, the owner of this lovely Villa, who arranged everything we needed from the Airport Taxi transfers to Hire Car. Annie also provides you with a mobile which has a local sim, which is superb and means you don't waste lots of money whenever you need to make local calls or contact Jan the property manager who was great and very responsive whenever we had some minor issues. The pool is also regularly cleaned twice a week.

This villa has such a beautiful entrance. All the rooms were very clean and well maintained and local shops sufficiently provided everything we needed. Larger super markets and money exchange places are further away so a car is needed.

Lots of locals restaurants available, we tried the Punjab which had great Indian food and also The Savoy in Kernia.

We arrived during a mini heatwave and as soon as we entered the villa we felt a real coolness. We didn't find too many sandy beaches nearby and the ones we did were very packed due to the hot weather so we spent most of our time by the secluded pool sipping nice cold drinks and sun bathing.

A visit to Algardi beach is a must and if you want to release the turtles at night then make sure you book very early as the few available slots get booked very quickly.

One point to note is the neighbour, who is very friendly, has a dog, cats and some hens who kept coming over to the pool.

We will definitely be visiting Cyprus again and would like to thank Annie for making our trip a very memorable one.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 20, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for your kind and helpful review. We are thrilled that you enjoyed the comforts of the villa and local amenities . It's a shame you didn't find our favourite sandy beaches, they are there but not all apparent and some are along side roads but worth seeking out. We have spoken to our neighbour regarding his small menagerie so hopefully he will now contain them a little better. We hope you will return again one day, you and your family will be very welcome.
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Simply Outstanding :) A+++++++

  • 5 of 5

An all round Beautiful Villa with all the comforts of home. Great views, pool and overall fully equipped home for a family. Nothing was too much trouble Jan was fabulous and a phone call away for any help needed. The internal standard of furnishings and cleanliness were faultless. Detailed booklet provided for every piece of information anyone could possibly need whilst in Cyprus. I have been to Cyprus many times and will definitely be returning to this Villa without a doubt. A huge thank you to the owners A++++

Simply cannot wait to return, totally enjoyed our stay.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 6, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so very much for your kind comments. We are really pleased they you and your family enjoyed staying at our villa.you will be very welcome on your return.
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A wonderful family holiday in Lapta

  • 5 of 5

A fabulously well-equipped villa set in a charming location provided the perfect base for a wonderful family holiday. Days could easily be spent at the villa soaking up the sun, playing in the pool or cooling off in one of the shaded terraced areas. Jan, the English speaking house keeper, gave us a warm welcome and was always available and willing to answer any queries we had about the house or local area. Friendly restaurants, a supermarket and small take away were a few minutes’ walk away and a wider selection of larger supermarkets, shops (including a frequently visited ice cream parlour!) and restaurants were within a short drive from the villa.

A few highlights of the many places of interest to visit with the children were Kyrenia Castle, Bellapais Abbey and the Escape beach but the firm favourite with all the family was a visit to Alagadi Turtle Beach where we saw turtle nests being excavated during the day and we able help to release newly hatched baby turtles later that night.

All our needs were catered for from the seamless transfers to and from the airport and throughout our stay.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 2, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for your lovely comments, we are so pleased the villa met your expectations. Villa Siklamen is so well situated for any trips and explorations. You seem to have enjoyed some lovely visits and that the children had a great time especially at Aligadi Turtle Beach. What a special memory for you all. We look forward to welcoming you back Roy and Annie .
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Charming Villa in Lapta Village Northern Cyprus

  • 5 of 5

A very happy holiday experience. We arrived on the evening flight it was dark and we were a bit concerned, no need to be, an English speaking taxi driver had our name displayed and took us to the door of Villa Siklamen all pre organised. Jan the English speaking housekeeper ensured we had all we needed at all times and gave her us her contact nunber and use of the villa phone. Our hire car arrived the next morning as promised again all pre organised and English speaking agents. This is a beautiful villa with pool and good sitting areas, we had everything we could need during our stay.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 13, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you . We are pleased everything went according to plan.
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A very hot exciting stay

  • 5 of 5

If you are looking for a luxurious villa in a rural setting Villa Siklamen at Lapta Northern Cyprus is the holiday destination for you. The villa is set in a beautiful garden with swimming pool and has every home comfort you can imagine. Views from the front to the mountains and from the rear the sea. A super market is 5 minutes walk open early to late. Local restaurants also in walking distance with the most delicious mezzi followed by local dishes. Should you want more sophisticated meals, sitting at tables over looking the sea there are plenty to choose from a short car journey or using the local buses which run all day and late into the night. Villa Siklamen is highly recommended.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 28, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your lovely comments. We are so pleased you enjoyed the comforts of our villa and the ambience of the local amenities.. We hope you will return one day.
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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in Lapta, Cyprus

Rental Basis:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Late Summer
1 Sep 2017 - 31 Oct 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
1 Nov 2017 - 31 Dec 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Damage Deposit £250

Booking Notes:
Bookings are normally for a minimum of 7 days.
Additional days may be possible. Bookings are confirmed on receipt of a non-refundable 25% deposit. The balance together with a refundable breakages deposit of £250 is due 10 weeks before departure.

Cancellation of your rental for any reason, the following charges will apply. 6 weeks, Deposit only. 3 to 6 weeks, 50 % agreed rental. Less than 30 days, full agreed rental.We recommend you take adequate insurance.

Changeover Day:
We try to be flexible to accommodate your dates. Flight prices from UK are often cheaper mid week? The villa is available from 5pm on the day of arrival and must be vacated by 10am on the day of departure. Contact us, as timings may be flexible.

Notes on prices:
The prices are based on six people per week. Each extra person may be charged at £50 per week.
The owners reserve the right to alter the rates and terms without notice.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.
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