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Cyprus Villa 400 mtrs from sea, close to beaches, free Air Con, Wi-Fi and UK-TV.

Bedrooms 2
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Barbecue
  • Washing Machine
  • Private Pool
  • Air Conditioning
  • Parking


About the property

Villa in Ayia Thekla, Ayia Napa, Paralimni (S. Cyprus), Cyprus - Newly Built Luxury Villa With Private Pool, In Peaceful Location.

Villa Maxime, is a 2 bedroom detached villa, in a small development, just off the main coast road about 5 mins drive from the resort of Ayia Napa. Set in it's own private garden, with off road parking, has sun terrace on the ground floor, and balcony on first floor overlooking the coast, and Ayia Napa to the east. There are 2 bedrooms on the first floor, the larger one has a double bed, and the smaller has 2 single beds. Both bedrooms have access to the balcony with table and chairs. There is a family bathroom with bath and shower. On the ground floor is the lounge with 2 bed settees, open plan kitchen, and dining area with dining table seating 6 people. Outside is a terrace with table and chairs.

john &and maxime hayward
Member since: 2012
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
14 May, 2018

About john &and maxime hayward

We are Maxime and John, a semi-retired couple from Lincolshire, England. We bought our villa in 2006, and may locate to Cyprus eventually, but meanwhile, we have successfully rented our villa to friends and using an agent since we bought it. As our guest book shows, we have had many satisfied customers, many returning year after year. We have tried to make our villa more than somewhere to spend your holidays, it's also a beautiful home.

john &and maxime hayward purchased this villa in 2006

Why john &and maxime hayward chose Sotira

We've been on holidays all over the world, but we love Cyprus, and the eastern side of the island around Ayia Napa and Protaras, is our favorite with such a wonderful holiday atmostphere and so much to offer people of all ages. Our villa's in the perfect spot, set in a peacefull residential area, so you enjoy peace and quiet, but just a 5 minute drive from Ayia Napa and the holiday scene.

This could be why so many return year after year!

What makes this villa unique

Our villa is has everything you'll need to enjoy your holiday, but if you can tear yourself away from the side of the pool, and want to go out and explore the area, here's some ideas recommeded by guests who have stayed here;

Ayia Napa's picturesque harbour

Boat trip on the Yellow Submarine, or Black Pearl pirate ship

Ayia napa monastary and Museum



Fun Park and rides

Camel Park at Mazotos

Ocean Aquarium at Protaras

Mini Zoo at Kaparis

Guestbook comments from the owner

The villa was a credit to Max and John, it was just like home from home. Everything we required was on hand. Lovely location, sun all day with shops and restaurants nearby. Spacious gardens with the added bonus of it's own private swimming pool. A truly lovely relaxing holiday. Looking forward to going back there next year for our honeymoon.

Mick and Caroline.

Ann and I very much enjoyed our stay at your villa, very well equiped, lovely atmostphere, and I would recommend it.


The estate is residential with no noisy party's etc. You get a very relaxing laid back feeling from the moment you arrive. Having a car makes the villa a great base if you want to see the island as it's only a short distance from the motorway, or just chill out by the pool all day in the sunshine. The veranda is a great place to sit in the shade, and in the evenings over a bottle of wine and watch the stars. We will recommend to family and friends.

Gordon Anderson, June 2011.
Feb 2012
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Sotira in Famagusta District

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00 / Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • beach
  • near the sea
  • village
  • Air Conditioning
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
  • Family bathroom with bath and shower washbasin and WC on first floor, and WC and washbasin and cloakroomon ground floor.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 6 (2 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedroom 1 has a double kingsize bed, bedroom2 has two good size single beds,and there's 2 sofa beds in the lounge.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
  • caves
  • churches
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • jet skiing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • swimming
Notes on accommodation: No extra charge for air conditioning. Welcome pack supplied Security safe Outside: The villa is in it's own private garden, and has a driveway with off road parking. There's a sun terrace with patio table and chairs, and a gas BBQ for al fresco dining, and a private 8 x 4 mtrs swimming pool with sun loungers provided. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Towels and linen suplied


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Cyprus Villa 400 mtrs from sea, close to beaches, free Air Con, Wi-Fi and UK-TV.
average rating of 4.3333335 based on 10 reviews

An excellent stay at this villa

  • 5 of 5

Our second visit to this clean and welcoming property. Ideal for all our requirements. The recent addition of WiFi was appreciated.

A good location ( on a bus route) just outside Ayia Napa and a local supermarket and bar not too far away if you fancy a stroll by the beach.

Mike and Lorraine, neighbours who look after the property, were very friendly and helpful

Hope to return again next year.

  • Review Submitted: 06-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Great stay at john & maxine villa again

  • 5 of 5

Stayed at this villa in 2015 and though it was really good value at the time,we have just had another week there and once again found the villa a delight,the villa is located in a very quiet cul de sac,yet is only a couple of miles from the town of ayia napa and its superb selection of beaches

The villa was well equipt and spotlessly clean,we also had a free welcome pack which we hadn't expected which was really good as we arrived at the villa just after midnight

The outside seating by the patio doors is soaked in sun from early morning until around 5 in the evening which for me was a great way to kick the morning off with breakfast before we headed to the beach

While we were there we got to know Mike and Lorraine a couple who have retired to cyprus and have the villa next door, if there is anything you need to know about cyprus Mike is a fountain of knowledge especially when it comes to eating off the beaten track

I noticed the comments on the shower in earlier reviews,I would say that that we have been

renting villas in cyprus for quite a while and find a few have had low pressure,it just meant that a shower takes a little longer,not the end of the world

I've found dealing with John and Maxine the owners straight forward and as you can probably guess would recommend it,a great villa and good value

  • Review Submitted: 24-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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A clean, well equipped and comfortable villa

  • 5 of 5

The villa was all we expected. Clean, quiet and ideal for our needs. Garden and pool benefit from the sun most of the day. The neighbours were friendly and helpful and Mike kept the pool clean throughout the week.

Location was good. Just far enough outside Ayia Napa and if you do not have a car there is a frequent bus service. Nice strolls by the sea with supermarket and bar within easy reach. Zafiri bar has a good quiz night on a Friday.

Ayia Thekla beach is within reach either by bus or longish walk and has a good restaurant.

A perfect holiday. Thank you John and Maxine. We would certainly like to return again.

  • Review Submitted: 02-Oct-2016
  • Date of Stay: September 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks to Janice and Chris for taking the time to review my property and letting us know you had a good time. You were excellent guests and I would recommend you. Thanks again, John & Maxime.
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Clean villa, but needs updating

  • 2 of 5

Would have liked to have given a higher rating to this property but the following preclude this.

the villa is very overlooked from surrounding properties, have to take care when passing doors and windows.

the bathroom shower is very underpowered, would have been quicker to use the shower by the pool.

toilet cistern took 20-30 minutes to refill.

the 2 sofa beds in living area need replacing as they are uncomfortable and worn out.

the pool needs proper maintenance by a professional twice a week.

No wi fi or uk tv.

lots of stray cats using the garden as a toilet.

no shops or bars in walking distance, car is a must.

Would not in all honesty recommend this villa to family or friends until a makeover is done.

  • Review Submitted: 29-Sep-2016
  • Date of Stay: September 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: A programme of refurbishment is planned for the end of 2016 which will also address any maintenance issues. Wi-Fi and UK TV are also being installed. The pool is maintained by a professional at least twice a week, and we haver never received any complaints. All other reviews have been positive.
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Clean villa but needs updating

  • 2 of 5

Arrived very late from the uk but was welcomed with a pack of basic needs until we went shopping and a very clean villa, come the morning and things changed, the pool was clean and welcoming but as days passed it became very murky due to dirt from the garden not being hoovered from the pool floor, the next door neighbours (a very nice couple from the uk) were looking after the pool but it needs professional care twice a week. the villa is very overlooked from villas all around us and we could not relax as had to be careful walking around past windows and open doors. The shower in the bathroom is a complete joke a 6 month old baby can dribble with more power and volume than this GET A POWER SHOWER FITTED please ! ! !

No Wi-Fi or any way of connecting to internet, needs addressing somehow. Television, no uk channels and for some strange reason tv was set to arab channels, not looking to watch tv every evening but the odd hour or two to catch up would have been nice.

Would we stay again ? sorry no, too many negatives and too remote from a bar and shops in walking distance and too many stray cats that adopt you as soon as you arrive.

  • Review Submitted: 26-Sep-2016
  • Date of Stay: September 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Wonderfully Hot Relaxing Home From Home Holiday

  • 5 of 5

Wow! Thank you so much for the rental of your villa, this was our second family holiday to the sunny island and we chose a great place to stay. The villa had everything we needed to enjoy a relaxing 10 days here. I would recommend hiring a car as we did just makes getting around so much easier and allows you the chance to visit Landasbeach , Nissi beach Cape greco, protarius and of course Ayia Napa! The two beaches above were stunning and only a ten minute drive along the coast road. The directions to th villa were spot on and we were very grateful especially as we didn't arrive until 11pm at night! The pool was well maintained by the friendly Neighbour Mike who also helped by pointing us in the right direction for food shopping too!! Absolutely loved our stay and wish we could have stayed longer!!

  • Review Submitted: 17-Aug-2015
  • Date of Stay: July 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
40 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
1.5 Kilometres
Zafiri Bar and restaurant
Nearest Motorway
0.5 Kilometres
A3 Larnaca to Ayia Napa
Nearest Beach
0.8 Kilometres
Ayia Thekla Beach
Car: recommended


400 mtrs from coast

Ayia Thekla beach,

Macronnissos beach,

Landa beach

Nissi beach

are all close by, just 5 mins drive away.


Larnaca Airport is 30 - 35 mins drive away


5 mins drive to resort of Ayia Napa

15 minsdrive to resort of Proteras

Further Details:

5 mins walk to sea, ideal for snorkelling in rocky inlets. 10 min walk along coastal path leads to Ayia Thekla beach. Nearest supermarket and Zafari Bar/Restauraunt with Sky TV and free wireless wi-fi, 20 mins walk away.

Waterworld waterpark 2 mins drive away.

Nissi beach and watersports 5 mins drive.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in Sotira, Cyprus

Rental Basis:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
1 Apr 2018 - 31 May 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
1 Jun 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
1 Sep 2018 - 31 Dec 2018
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
Refundable Damage Deposit £100

Booking Notes:
A 20% deposit is required to confirm your booking, with the balance payable 4 weeks prior to arrival.

Debit/credit card payments accepted.

Contact us by email or

telephone John or Maxime on 01472 827294

Changeover Day:
Changeover days are flexible.
Arrival time 4pm onwards
Please vacate villa by 11am on day of departure.

Notes on prices:
Prices shown are for the property per week. No supplements apply.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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