BEAUTIFUL VILLA IN NORTHERN CYPRUS CLOSE TO SEA AND MOUNTAIN VIEWS.

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Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
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Minimum Stay 7 nights
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BEAUTIFUL VILLA IN NORTHERN CYPRUS CLOSE TO SEA AND MOUNTAIN VIEWS.

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Sleeps 6, lovely gardens, mountain views, close to golf course.

Villa Lalai is a luxury spacious house set in a large garden, planted out with figs and bougainvillea and has natural stone sculpture. It has an 8 x 4 swimming pool with Roman steps – the views from the private, secluded pool area are spectacular, looking up to the Besparmak mountains. There are sun loungers with parasols, a BBQ and patio dining for eight. Close by are olive groves and the sea is about a 10 minute walk away. At night the pool and garden lights give a magical atmosphere for your evenings sipping wine on the terrace. A herb garden provides rosemary, basil and mint for your mediterranean cooking!

Newly furnished in a tasteful, modern style, the luxurious interior is light and spacious with a marble staircase. Much care has been taken in the interior design and modern art adorns the walls. There is air conditioning in all rooms, plus standing fans. The lounge has patio doors leading onto terraces at the front and back of the house. Ample parking.

We will happily book airport collection and car hire for you and our property manager lives close by for your assistance. We have fast internet connection through our own wifi.

As well as relaxing, swimming and sunbathing, many activities can be enjoyed in the area, including scuba diving, sailing, snorkelling, walking, bird watching (300 species), horse riding, mountaineering and much more. There is a championship golf course nearby. Museums and castles abound. However, if it is relaxation you are after and you want to leave the pool for the day, there are lovely quiet beaches to be found close by. Alagadi is an official Turtle Watch beach (10 minutes from villa). At certain times of the year you can watch the turtles lay their eggs in the soft sand or watch the young as they head for the open sea. Acapulco is a hotel complex (about 20 minutes away) with all facilities including an aqua park bars and restaurants. Travelling east you will find wonderful beaches where you will be totally alone, just get out of the car and swim.

Bellapais Abbey is a magical place – built in the 12th Century it commands views of the whole northern coastline. At night the Abbey is floodlit and enchanting magical, there are classical concerts there at times during the summer season. There is a choice of restaurants in the village, one, ‘The Kybele’ is set in the Abbey grounds, book a seat with a view and be swept away by the panorama. Bellapais is where Lawrence Durrell lived when he wrote ‘Bitter Lemons of Cyprus’.

An excellent day trip would be to Famagusta (Gazimagusa) where the Roman City of Salamis should not be missed. Nicosia (Lefkosa) is about 30 minutes away and boasts the beautiful Selimiye Mosque, built by the Lusignans from 1208. The Great Turkish Bath dates back to the Ottoman period. Walk around the old streets around this area, filled with interesting little shops, then sit in the beautiful square close to the Mosque and enjoy a coffee whilst taking in the historic architecture.

Bahceli village (further up into the mountains) is a very rural village, worth a drive up to see how village life there has remained so unchanged. There are no facilities there – only smiling, curious faces. Esentepe village, approximately 8 minutes drive away, has the nearest mini-mart. Here you can find bars, restaurants, live music and a very naughty patisserie! There are other bars and restaurants close by along the coast, either rustic or more sophisticated. A large supermarket, Lemar, is on the road to Kyrenia where you can find everything you need, they have a great deli. Everywhere is happy to take UK sterling or Euros.

In Kyrenia you will find a bustling town with bars, restaurants and a Wednesday market.

The area is excellent for BIRD WATCHING. Many species can be seen from the patio including hobby, honey buzzard, bee eater, hoopee, roller, black franklin, blue heron and whinchat.

The villa is suitable for the elderly and children.

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Suitability:
  • wheelchair accessible
  • children welcome
  • Long-term Renters Welcome

Carol Overs

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Speaks english
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Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights
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Property Reviews

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Beautiful villa in Northern Cyprus close to sea and mountain views.
average rating of 4.9375 based on 16 reviews
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Beautiful villa in Northern Cyprus close to sea and mountain views.
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p66188
+44 01694722130
Esentepe Kyrenia Region
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Comments from Owner Guestbook

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Dec 6, 2007
  • Stayed: Dec 2007
We have had the most wonderful holiday. The villa has beautiful interiors and the views from the pool area were breathtaking. We found lots to do, both for us and the children, from watching baby turtles return to the sea, enjoying bathing in the safe waters, to visiting sites such as Salamis. The area is so unspoilt, which made a refreshing change. The owners have thought of everything, we felt very spoilt.
Helpful votes: 20/20
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Beautiful villa in Northern Cyprus close to sea and mountain views.
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p66188
+44 01694722130
Esentepe Kyrenia Region
5

Stunning Villa, Amazing Holiday!

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Jan 31, 2014
  • Stayed: Sep 2013
We stayed at this amazing villa in September 2013 and we were blown away by how beautiful the villa and location was. The views from the villa are glorious and the pool is perfect for a dip when the Cyprus sun gets too hot!

The villa itself was spotlessly clean and very well maintained and had everything we needed for a relaxing and easy break. The kitchen has a whole host of equipment for cooking and there were shops a 5 minute drive away to stock up on all of our essentials. On our arrival we had been left a welcome pack with milk, bread, water etc and even a bottle of wine which was incredibly helpful.

Carol was amazing and organised our car hire and transfer from the airport making things very easy for us. I would recommend hiring a car so that you can travel around to some of the nearby beaches and go and see some of the sights; we went to Hilarion Castle which is absolutely wonderful and has great views and we also drove to Golden Beach and stayed overnight at Burcans – the 2 hour drive up the coast is completely worth it. Kyrenia Harbour is great for night time dinners out and has a lovely relaxed atmosphere.

I can’t recommend this villa enough, the service and helpful hints we received from Carol was outstanding and you can spend your days at the Villa without interruption, it is so peaceful and really has everything you need. We will definitely be back again for another visit, it really felt like our holiday home by the end of our stay and we were very sad to leave.

Thank you so much to Carol and Tony for allowing us to rent the Villa – it really was one of the best holidays we have ever had!

Thanks again!

Amy & Tom
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Beautiful villa in Northern Cyprus close to sea and mountain views.
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p66188
+44 01694722130
Esentepe Kyrenia Region
5

Great and very relaxing family holiday

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Jan 6, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
We were after a fully equipped, family friendly, private villa with its own pool, just far enough away to escape the excesses of the early the summer crowds for two weeks, but not so far away we were unable to enjoy ourselves.

Villa Lalai delivered on everything we wanted. It is a wonderfully relaxing place, simply but well decorated, and equipped with everything you could need.
A great feature is the secluded garden with a great pool and view up the mountains, which was well used by all of the family. Dad even managed to conjure up a Barbeque on several evenings

A car is necessary to get around, which Carol arranged for us, along with the airport transfers. There are several sights within a short drive. We made the trip to Kyrenia several times, plus visited several local beaches. We also visited Belapais Abbey, Kantara castle, and other more remote locations like Golden Beach, or simply took a short drive up and around the mountains to enjoy the views.

I would recommend this villa to anyone with similar needs. It is very well priced, plus has a great pool!
Owner's Response: Many thanks Paul, so glad you enjoyed the place as much as we do. Kind regards. Carol
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Beautiful villa in Northern Cyprus close to sea and mountain views.
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p66188
+44 01694722130
Esentepe Kyrenia Region
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Beautiful villa, perfect for a relaxing break.

  • 4 of 5
  • Submitted: Aug 21, 2013
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
We went to Villa lalai looking for a relaxing break and we definitely got that. The villa was extremely clean and had everything we needed. We enjoyed spending time by the pool and having Bbqs there in the evenings, illuminated by all the candles and lanterns that were provided.

Although a car was necessary to get to places, there are many interesting sights within around a half hour drive. We visited the harbour town of Kyrenia, as well as Belapais Abbey and Golden beach.

I would recommend this villa to anyone, it was very reasonably priced and worth it just for the pool!
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Beautiful villa in Northern Cyprus close to sea and mountain views.
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p66188
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Esentepe Kyrenia Region
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Glorious Holiday Villi

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Sep 30, 2012
  • Stayed: Sep 2012
Fabulous villa tastefully decorated and furnished. Lovely views, fantastic secluded garden with lovely private pool great for relaxing in the sun and evening swims. Nice places to eat at reasonable costs nearby and lovely deserted beaches to enjoy – just glorious.
Carol arranged both the car hire and taxi transfers and efficiently answered any queries regarding the property. Mike and Mandy managed the property to the highest standards – spotlessly clean. The neighbours are lovely and always happy to help if required.
Thank you Carol for the use of your lovely villa, we hope to be back soon.
Helpful votes: 5/5
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Nearest Airport
15 Kilometres
Ercan, Northern Cyprus or Larnaca, Southern Cyprus
Nearest Restaurant
1 Kilometres
Esentepe
Car: necessary

This is one of the most beautiful parts of the Mediterranean which has remained one of the least spoilt by mass tourism. The people of this region are incredibly friendly and welcoming. Kyrenia is an historic town built around a charming harbour, overlooked by a crusader castle. The harbour offers a wide variety of restaurants, some with rooftop views and at night, when the lights are lit, there is no more wonderful place to eat. During the day Roman ruins and Norman castles await exploration. The 200 miles of Northern coastline offers beautiful beaches, hidden coves and turquoise waters, for swimming, sunbathing, snorkelling and sailing. Dramatic mountains provide the backdrop to olive groves and carob orchards, goats roam freely and the smells of wild herbs and Cypress trees intoxicate. The island has a wonderful climate, long hot summers and relatively warm winters.

Our villa is part of a small group of houses on the Eastern coastal road, about 35 minutes from Kyrenia.

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Availability & Rates

Esentepe Villa Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rental rates quoted in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Minimum Stay
 
Mid
Apr 1 2014 - May 31 2014
£600
7 nights
 
 
High
Jun 1 2014 - Oct 31 2014
£675
7 nights
 
 
Late
Nov 1 2014 - Mar 31 2015
£450
7 nights
 

Additional information about rental rates

Notes Prices are based on four people staying with a £25 charge for each additional person per week.
Prices are fully inclusive of electricity, cleaning, welcome pack, etc. A deposit of £200 is made on booking and the
balance must be paid 8 weeks prior to departure. If the booking is made within 8 weeks of the holiday, the full amount is payable on booking.
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Amenities

Esentepe Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa (detached)
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 145 m²
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean
Theme:
  • Family
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Internet ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Parking Off Street
  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Hair Dryer
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Toilet Paper
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Washing Machine
  • Fireplace
Kitchen:
  • Kitchen ...
  • Stove ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Oven ...
  • Toaster
  • Blender
  • Pantry Items
  • Grill
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Refrigerator
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , on ground floor
  • Bathrooms are very modern with white and chrome fittings. Quality white towels are provided.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , 1 double
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
  • The bedrooms have been very stylishly furnished with all your comforts considered. The master bedroom has a balcony looking out to the mountains, you can see the sea from here. All other bedrooms look out to the mountains. The beds have crisp white cotton linen, beautiful artworks on the walls and white curtains float in the breeze from the mountains. A cot can be arranged on request. There is a day bed in the snug, if required. All bedrooms have air conditioning and standard fans. The master bedroom has en suite and in addition there is a family bathroom and downstairs loo.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library
  • Video Library
  • Audio Tape Player
  • DVD Player
  • VCR
  • Radio
  • CD Player
Outside:
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Patio
  • Terrace
  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Golf ...
  • Boat ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 8 garden chairs
  • 4 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • wheelchair accessible ...
  • children welcome ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
  • Outdoor Pool
Attractions:
  • churches
  • forests
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • marina
  • museums
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • walking
  • horseback riding
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • gambling casinos
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • swimming
  • sailing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • water skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • mountain climbing
  • golf
  • tennis
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
Notes:
Electrical goods include washing machine, microwave, cooker hob, large fridge/freezer, toaster, blender, iron, hairdryer, steamer. There is a separate room for relaxation or children to chill out with CDs, video and DVD.evision. We have provided Cd's and videos for your entertainment. There are games, books and jigsaws, beach and pool toys, snorkeling and picnic gear for your use. Mosquito repellent plug-ins are in all bedrooms. Standard British 3 pin plugs are used for electrical equipment. All linen and towels are provided, including beach towels.
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