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Stunning Villa w/Private Heatd Pool & Views Over The Eastern Plateau Ravine

Bedrooms 3
Separate WCs2
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Barbecue
  • Washing Machine
  • Private Pool
  • Air Conditioning
  • Internet
  • Parking


About the property

Villa in Aphrodite Hills, Paphos, Cyprus - Peaceful Location Within 8 Mins Drive To Beach

If you like privacy this villa boasts 3 bedrooms beautifully styled over 3 three floors to offer comfort and privacy for each guest. Each one decorated to a high standard. Boasting a boutique experience in one of the most luxurious villas on the resort. The spacious top floor level Master Suite has breathtaking views from a large L shape balcony overlooking the distant view of the sea, ravine, garden and pool area. The entrance level has steps down into a dining area, lounge seating area and modern stylish well equipped Kitchen with television offering WIFI and Sky. Invite the outside in with a bank of 4 large double doors that open out from the lounge into the spacious tranquil garden offering a private 10x5 swimming pool which can be heated in the cooler months. Enjoy a glass of wine watching the sun go down on the comfy seating around the garden and soak up the Cypriot sunshine lounging on one of the six full size sun loungers. BBQ Grill with outdoor sink.

Joanna Wood
Member since: 2012
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few days
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Calendar last updated:
16 June, 2018

About Joanna Wood

We live in a beautiful rural location in Buckinghamshire with our three children; Niamh, Freya & Jack and cocker spaniel Molly.

We first visited Cyprus as a family back in 2009 and were taken with how beautiful, friendly and warm it is here !

We decided at the beginning of this year after our seventh visit that we should surely put down roots and let someone else enjoy the beauty of this island.

Joanna Wood purchased this villa in 2012

Why Joanna Wood chose Aphrodite Hills

Aphrodite Hills is a beautiful resort catering for children, couples and families. The resort facilities are outstanding and our children never tire of what is on offer there.

Villa 'Ioannu' is a true hidden gem located on the exclusive eastern plateau. A split level villa which offers each guest privacy on every level. Nestled into a ravine location with undulating views of the ravine giving you a true sense of Cyprus.

It is wonderfully peaceful here and with only a 5 min drive to the village square we get to enjoy the hustle and bustle of the village resort but the privacy of the plateau.

What makes this villa unique

We particularly like that the villa is not overlooked and we feel that the style that we offer here would make most people feel that they were experiencing something special.

If there is anything that you would like to make your stay more comfortable than we would be happy to accommodate you if we can.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We would love to hear your comments after your visit so if there is something that you felt would of made your stay better in anyway, then please let us know. But i am sure you will fall in love with this villa as much as we have.

..I want to let you know that we really enjoyed our time at your villa. The property itself is much prettier than on the pictures, and has a wonderful front and back garden.

The interior design itself is very nice and we really liked the design of the house, in the sense that each bedroom is on its own floor, and has its own bathroom, giving all guests privacy and comfort. As well, we were delighted to see that really any imaginable household item could be found, from pots, pans, bbq equipment, really everything (even a first aid kit!). The towels were really nice and soft, and the Savon de Marseille soap was a really nice touch as well. D.Dunic - nicosia
Jul 2012
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Aphrodite Hills in Kouklia

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • beach
  • resort
  • Air Conditioning
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Washing Machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Dining Area
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 2 Separate WCs
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
    Toilet 1 - Toilet
    Toilet 2 - Toilet
    Shower room 1 - Shower Enclosure
  • x1 Master Suite - En-suite with WC, bath with mixer shower taps plus a separate shower cubicle & two wash-basins x2 Guest Rooms -En-suite with WC, shower, and sink basin. Additional WC on ground floor
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 6 (3 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Master bedroom: with vaulted ceiling, king size bed, balcony Guest Bedroom 1 : twin room with vaulted ceiling, views of gardens & pool Guest Bedroom 2: Ground floor, Double room with patio doors. All En suite with air conditioning
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool
Notes on accommodation: This villa is fully air conditioned with units to all communal areas and all bedrooms. No extra charge for this. The pool is heated out of season at a cost of 200.00 per week. Cots and z beds can be added at an additional cost. Please state when booking. We want you to be comfortable throughout your stay if you require any additional equipment we can provide these at an additional cost, please ask when booking. Outside: The garden has a wonderful view of the ravine and views to Hole 5 on the exclusive 5* Aphrodite Hills Golf Resort. Mature trees and shrubs beautifully frame the 10x5 heated overflow pool offering a level of seclusion which truly makes this a hidden gem. This villa benefits from new seating this summer boasting stylish and comfortable six full size sun beds with umbrellas and 3 small coffee tables. Two sofas & two armchairs with comfy cushions are placed under a nice cool veranda area overlooking the pool & garden and the dining table with six chairs is conveniently located near the kitchen for ease and convenience in which to enjoy your meals. With outdoor kitchen and Cypriot BBQ this is an outdoor experience not to be missed. Utility Room: Washing machine as part of the kitchen units, use of iron, ironing board. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Housekeeping is provided prior to your arrival to include fresh linen, bath towels and beach towels. An additional clean is only provided on stays over 7 days, a general clean including bed linen and towel change. Does not include cleaning BBQ.


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Stunning Villa w/Private Heatd Pool & Views Over The Eastern Plateau Ravine
average rating of 5.0 based on 12 reviews

A First Class Villa - Just Wow

  • 5 of 5

We have for many years now stayed in various villas in Aphrodite Hills Resort but we can honestly say this one is by far our favourite villa. In fact the pictures do not do it justice. This is a first class villa which has everything and more that you will ever need. We received our keys at the security gate and we were ushered to our villa, we were shown around the villa and instructions on various aspects of the villa. The villa is furnished to high standards & every room is large and spacious with plenty of storage space. We were met by an amazing welcome pack of food from the owner we just thought “wow” the attention to detail had been exceeded and more. The location of the villa had a perfect setting overlooking the golf course but also private and a totally relaxing atmosphere. Great views of the sunset in the evening having a Cheeky G&T we didn’t need to go anywhere else to watch. The pool was a great size with the sun 24/7 but great shade also if you wanted to get out of the Cyprus heat. This villa was spacious, luxurious and everything felt like home. Loved the Sky TV, now that was a fantastic idea. When you come back from a holiday and want to be back in a villa then this was it. The owner has thought of every single detail to make our stay an enjoyable experience that we won’t ever forget. The personal touch has made us want to go back and we will definitely be going back in 2018. Thank you Joanna for allowing us to stay at your amazing Villa Ioanna, a first class villa in a fabulous location. Xx

  • Review Submitted: 15-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Outstanding Villa Holiday Experience

  • 5 of 5

We arrived late in the evening to be warmly greeted by a member of security who guided us to our Villa swiftly. We were immediately blown away by the beauty of the Villa. We were given a thorough tour of the Villa and its facilities and were told we could contact a member of the management team day or night 24/7 for any kind of assistance, all very reassuring. The Villa itself is quite outstanding, warm, welcoming, extremely smart, modern, spotlessly clean and perfectly maintained and presented. The pool was amazingly warm and inviting with fabulous lighting, after the 'meet & greet' member of staff had left us to it we jumped straight in at 10.30pm. The Villa owner could not have made our stay any more wonderful and went above and beyond to make our experience exceptional, every detail covered, fridge full, substantial welcome pack, personal touches for my 3 year old daughter. This holiday exceeded all expectations and then some, I could not recommend Villa Ioanna more although I'm worried about recommending to too many people in case it gets booked up. We will undoubtedly be returning to this very special place in the not too distant future and I cannot wait to get back there. As for Aphrodite's Hills Resort, a great location and facilities. We were more than happy to stay close to the Villa for our 1 week stay but we did venture into the village, a super friendly, very well stocked Supermarket was a regular haunt, a great play area also if you have young children. My partner played a round of golf which he thoroughly enjoyed, the Golf Club was very smart. Very impressed how clean the public areas were, even the public toilets were spotless. A truly lovely resort, 10/10.

  • Review Submitted: 18-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Incredible Villa

  • 5 of 5

The most fantastic holiday experience began even before embarking the plane, with the 5 star pre-stay service and information that we received from the owner, making everything as accessible and stress feee as possible. Upon arriving at the villa we were blown away by the space, furnishing and features of the villa - sheer luxury! We travelled as a large group with kids and the pool and outdoor furniture meant that we were able to spend each day lazing around the villa with everything at our fingertips! The villa itself is in great proximity to the resort 'square' where you can access shops, restaurants and spa/leisure facilities if you do want to venture out of the villa. Nothing was too much for the owners and I highly recommend a holiday here :)

  • Review Submitted: 10-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: March 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Simply stunning

  • 5 of 5

We are just back from staying at Villa Ioanna and really don't want to be writing this for two reasons - we are home and because then everyone will know how gorgeous this villa is and we won't be able to book again! From initial contact with Jo, through the booking process to our fantastic week away - everything was brilliant. Joanna's thoughtful touches provide an exceptional home-from-home. We can't speak highly enough of the service or the villa which pictures do not justice. Coupled with magnificent food in the Fig and Olice restaurant at the Sensatori, it is safe to say we have come home heavy in heart ( and weight!). One thing for certain - we will return. Thank you Jo for sharing your stunning second home.

  • Review Submitted: 18-Dec-2016
  • Date of Stay: December 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Simply the best...........

  • 5 of 5

We have rented holiday villas in various countries for the past 20 years and from our experience Joanna's villa and the level of service was simply the best.

From the day we made our booking to arriving in Cyprus nothing was too much trouble. We received clear and precise directions for the 25 minute drive to the villa from Paphos airport and on arrival we found a generous welcome basket and Joanna true to her word during our holiday being available via email to answer any queries or questions.

The villa was very well appointed in every way possible with high quality equipment, plenty of outside furniture, a beautiful pool where you are not overlooked in well maintained gardens with distance sea views.

Most evenings we sat on the balcony watching the sun setting before going out to dinner at one of the five tavernas at the nearby village of Kouklia where the village square is closed off to cars in the evenings.

Without any hesitation we would recommend Joanna and her beautiful villa located on the Aphrodite Hills Resort and all the facilities this offers which we hope to visit again in the future.

  • Review Submitted: 05-Nov-2015
  • Date of Stay: September 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Wow - just perfect!

  • 5 of 5

We have recently returned from a fabulous family holiday at Joanna’s beautiful Villa in Aphrodite Hills, about a 30-minute drive from Paphos. Planning the holiday was made so easy with Joanna’s support right from the start - suggesting flights; arranging car hire and helping us to settle in with a wonderful welcome basket of goodies!

The villa is gorgeous – better than the pictures - and was absolutely perfect for us to mark our son’s 30th birthday! The pool area is enormously relaxing and very private. Inside and outside is beautifully maintained and spotlessly clean.

Aphrodite Hills offers a wide range of activities – our group enjoyed the Segways, bikes, nature trails for jogging and long walks and the ladies very much enjoyed being pampered in the award winning spa! If you are a golf enthusiast then you must check it out as this can only be described as a wonderland – clearly a prime reason for many who holiday there.

The local villages all have something special to offer and eating out was super – so much choice and very cost effective! The local people are so friendly. Joanna made some wonderful recommendations and even booked for us in advance. We are now hooked on meze! Historically the area has so much to see; the coastline is stunning – something for all ages.

As first timers on a villa holiday abroad I cannot recommend a stay at Joanna's villa enough. There are doubtless many other places to choose from but what makes this holiday so good is that Joanna is at the end of the phone to help and advise you any time!

Thank you Joanna.

  • Review Submitted: 19-Apr-2015
  • Date of Stay: April 2015
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Special interest holidays:

A wealth of sporting activities are available on the resort; health spa, horse riding, golf, tennis, state of the art gymnasium, nature trials and for families kids clubs and activities are just some of what is on offer.

Once you've worked up an appetite you will need to eat. The village square and the Intercontinental hotel offer a range of culinary skill and cuisine, a very wide choice of bars and 13 restaurants to choose from. Each work on a rotational system throughout the year.


8 minute drive from the villa and situated close to the resort is the famous Aphrodite Rock.


Aphrodite Hills is a 15-20 minute drive from Paphos International Airport. Larnaca airport 75 mins away. Motorway link short distance.

We have a great contact for car hire as the villa is a 5 minute drive to the Village Square on the resort.

If you need assistance with car hire please let us know.


Pissouri Village 10 mins

Paphos with its wonderful bustling marina around 20 mins

Further Details:

For relaxation and pampering spoil yourself at the Retreat Spa. Booking advisable in the high season.

Kids clubs are also based here with children's playground, zip wire and play pool. The childcare ranges from 3-12 years also offering teen activities.

Full fitness centre available - exercise bike, rowing machine weights, cardio equipment etc.

Equestrian facilities have relocated on site recently and can be accessed on the north side of the resort

The beautiful village square stands at the heart of the resort and hosts a number of restaurants, bars, shops, newly opened supermarket, bank and a medical centre.

Free Wifi Access 24 hours a day plus an Internet Café offers access to Internet via desktops.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in Aphrodite Hills, Paphos region

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Rate 4
9 Jun 2018 - 29 Jun 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Rate 5
30 Jun 2018 - 7 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £200

Booking Notes:
Upon confirmation of villa availability you will be allowed a 48 hr period in which to make a 25% deposit in order to secure the booking. Otherwise the booking is cancelled. If you are travelling within 6 weeks full payment is required at the time of booking. Deposits non refundable.
Payment by bank transfer in Sterling.
£200.00 breakages deposit required

Changeover Day:
Changeover day is usually Saturday - Saturday. Can be flexible strictly by prior arrangement. Check in from 3pm and check out before 10am on day of departure.

Notes on prices:
Prices are for property in UK pounds.
Additional costs apply for pool heating (£200.00 per week - must be requested at time of booking), High Chair and Cot. Typical rentals are Saturday - Saturday. If you require alternate date please ask and we will try to accommodate you
Welcome pack can be provided at an additional cost, please ask at time of booking if required.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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