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Villa Calista
Address Nicoletta Court 14
City/Town Kato Paphos
Country/State Cyprus
District Universal Gardens
Nearest Underground Station No Underground/Tube
Nearest Train Station No Trains
Minimum Stay N/A
Rates Rates not provided

Description
The living area can comfortably accommodate 6 people and is tastefully and attractively furnished. There is a TV/DVD for your entertainment. There are large sliding doors which open up onto a lovely balcony. The dining table seats 6. The kitchen is fully equipped with microwave, hob, oven, fridge, washing machine, toaster, kettle and all the kitchen utensils you would need for a self-catering holiday. Sleeping arrangements: The attractively furnished Main bedroom is situated on the 3rd level with panoramic views over Paphos towards the sea from the bedroom balcony. There is a comfortable double bed, 2 bedside tables with reading lamps and a corner vanity with mirrror. The bedroom is also equiped with a safe for valuables and a hairdryer. The air conditioner is remote controlled. Blockout blinds have been fitted. The twin room has two single beds which share a bedside table and reading lamp. A mirror and hair dryer are available. Blockout blinds have been fitted and there is a remote controlled air conditioner. The lounge has two sofa-settee beds which allows an extra two people to be accommodated if required. Extra bedding available. The bathroom has a bath/shower, basin and toilet.

Places of interest:
Paphos is located on the South-West coast, and is one of the most popular resorts in Cyprus. It has a wealth of ancient historical sites, excellent property and plenty of Cypriot culture. Compared to other seaside towns, Paphos is much more laid back and family friendly. The national language is Greek but English is widely spoken and road signs are in Greek and English. There are plenty of beaches and Coral Bay, a 15 minutes drive from Paphos ranks as one of the best beaches in the area. There are three championship golf courses and plenty of sporting facilities available. Its hard to choose from the many restaurants, with some serving local dishes and other specializing in international cuisine ranging from Asian to Mediterranean. Paphos is made up of Pano Paphos (Upper Paphos) AKA Ktima, and Kato Paphos (Lower Paphos). Ktima is the main business district with local shops, taverns, historic buildings, churches and museums. Kato Paphos (Lower Paphos) is the tourist area with a long promenade lined with hotels, shops and tavernas. Side streets are packed with bars, discos, clubs, restaurants and more shops, with Bar Street entirely dedicated to bars and clubs. Historical places of interest around Paphos: Ancient Odeon, Kato Paphos. Built in the 2nd Century entirely of limestone blocks. In the summer it is used for theatrical performances. Nearby are the remains of the ancient city walls, the Roman Agora and a building dedicated to Asklipeios, god of medicine. FOLK Ayia Paraskevi Church, Geroskipou village, 3 km east of Paphos. Byzantine church dating to the l0th century. Basilica surmounted by five domes forming a cross. Mural paintings dating mainly to the l5th century. Ayios Neofytos Monastery, 9 km north of Paphos. Founded at the end of the l2th century by the Cypriot hermit and writer Neofytos. The "Egkleistra", an enclosure carved out of the mountain by the hermit, contains some of the finest Byzantine frescoes dating from the l2th to l5th century. In the monastery's church there is a very interesting ecclesiastical museum. Agia Solomoni Church, Kato Paphos. Originally a Christian catacomb retaining some of the l2th century frescoes. A sacred tree at the entrance is believed to cure the ailments of those who hang a personal offering on its branches. Baths of Aphrodite, Akamas Peninsula, near Polis. 48 km north of Paphos. According to legend, the goddess Aphrodite used to take her beauty baths in a pool of a natural grotto, shaded by a fig tree, which can still be visited. Nature trails set off from Akamas to lead nature lovers to incomparable views of unspoiled land. Chrysorrogiatissa Monastery, 40 km northeast of Paphos. Set in beautiful surroundings, the monastery, originally founded in the l2th century AD, is dedicated to 'Our Lady of the Golden Pomegranate'. The monastery, whose present building dates back to 1770, has a collection of important icons and treasures. An impressive religious ceremony and celebrations are held on l5th August. The old winery of the monastery produces some of the best vintage wine of Cyprus. Geroskipou Folk Art Museum, Geroskipou village, 3 km east of Paphos. House of Dionysos, Kato Paphos. Mosaic floors dating from the 3rd to the 5th century AD. Some of the finest still in existence. Panagia Chrysopolitissa Church and Byzantine Basilica, Kato Paphos. Built in the l3th century over the ruins of the largest Early Byzantine basilica on the island. Within the compound one can see St. Paul's Pillar, where according to tradition Saint Paul was flogged before the Roman Governor Sergius Paulus was converted to Christianity. Panagia Limeniotissa Basilica, Kato Paphos, near the harbour. Built in the early 5th century and dedicated to 'Our Lady of the Harbour', it was almost completely destroyed during the 7th century Arab raids. Paphos Fort, Old Harbour, Kato Paphos. Originally a Byzantine fort built to protect the harbour, it was rebuilt by the Lusignans in the l3th century, dismantled by the Venetians in 1570 and rebuilt by the Ottomans after they captured the island in the 16th century. Petra Toy Romiou, on the main road to Limassol. Birthplace of Aphrodite. According to legend, Aphrodite goddess of love and beauty, rose from the waves in this strikingly beautiful spot. The Greek name, Petra tou Romiou 'The Rock of the Greek' is associated with the legendary frontier-guard of Byzantine times Digenis Akritas, who kept the marauding Saracens at bay with amazing strength. It is said that he heaved this large rock into the sea destroying the enemy's ship. Sanctuary of Aphrodite, Kouklia village,14 km east of Paphos. The most ancient remains date back to the 12th century BC. The museum is housed in the Lusignan Manor. Excavations continue on the site. Saranto Kolones, Kato Paphos. Castle built by the Lusignans at the beginning of the early l3th century on the site of a previous Byzantine Castle. It was destroyed by an earthquake in 1222. Theoskepasti Church, Kato Paphos Tombs of the kings, Kato Paphos. Spread over a vast area, these impressive underground tombs date back to the 4th century BC. They are carved out of solid rock with some being decorated with Doric pillars. High officials rather than Kings were buried here, but the magnificence of the tombs gave the locality its name. GOLFING HOLIDAYS: Cyprus boasts 3 championship golf courses, all near Paphos, of which the new Aphrodite Hills course must surely be the star resort. TSADA GOLF CLUB Founded in 1994 on the hills of Tsada, set on the grounds of 12th century monastery, in a verdant valley. Created by Donald Steel, it plays to a par 72 and measures 6060 meters. Situated on the outskirts of Pafos, the altitude of 550 meters above sea level ensures cool breezes during the summer months. http://www.cyprusgolf.com/tsada.htm SECRET VALLEY GOLF CLUB The Secret Valley Golf Course, is a highly prestigious golf course located by the renowned area of "Petra tou Romiou", the legendary birthplace of Aphrodite, the Goddess of love. It is set in a scenic valley surrounded by mature trees and beautiful natural rock formations. Consistently appearing as the preferred course amongst the island's visiting players in terms of sheer playability and enjoyment. http://www.cyprusgolf.com/sv_about_us.htm APHRODITE HILLS GOLF CLUB Award-winning five-star integrated golf, leisure and real estate development - the first of its type in Cyprus. Aphrodite Hills Golf Club has been designed by the world-renowned Cabell Robinson. The course has been carved out of a forest of carob and olive trees on two high plateaus divided by a ravine and overlooking the legendary sea-birthplace of the goddess Aphrodite. The course is 6,665 metres long and is a par 71 with a double ended practice range, short game practice facilities and golf academy. http://www.aphroditehills.com/golf.aspx


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