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Nicola Renals

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Bedrooms 4
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights

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Close to beach & top seafood restaurants, private, peaceful location

Unwind in privacy at Villa Carpe Diem. With stunning countryside and sea views, you have found a wonderful, accessible, place to stay. You have an exclusive 10 x 5 metre salt water pool surrounded by over 150 sq metres of sun terrace, ample space to relax both in and out of the water! The villa is comfortably large, we choose to limit sleeping to eight. All bedrooms have breathtaking uninterrupted views. There are three bathrooms, and a wet-room in the purpose built accessible suite. Wheelchair users may also wish to book our Wheelchair Accessible Vehicle.

Window-shutters, fly screens and air conditioning are provided to all main rooms and bedrooms for your comfort. High speed wireless internet access is at hand to keep 'in touch' should you choose. Returning guests appreciate that we continue to add and improve the features that make staying here extra special! Please look at our latest photos. Pay in Sterling or Euros, the price quoted when booking is what you will pay. Email or call now to ensure your superb Cyprus holiday at Villa Carpe Diem.

Terms and Conditions: Letting Period: Carpe Diem will be let for periods of not less than one week unless otherwise agreed. Availability is from 15:00 on the day of arrival, you must vacate by 10:00 on the day of departure unless otherwise agreed by us.

Booking Deposit: The deposit is the initial payment to secure a booking. 30% of the total booking price should be paid provided more than 56 days remain before the beginning of the holiday. Balance: Equal to the letting cost minus any deposit received is to be paid at least 56 days before the first day of the holiday. If booking 56 days or less before the first day of the holiday the full price must be paid. Procedure: 1.Complete booking form and return with deposit cheque. 2. Receive booking confirmation. 3. Receive Balance Reminder 56+ days before the balance is due. 4.Pay the balance plus damage deposit amount. 5. Receive directions to Carpe Diem and contact information.

Payment & Amendments: Payment can be by bankers draft or electronic transfer in Sterling or Euro. Payment with completed booking form to: Nicola Renals, full details on booking form. Amendments: If one of your party is unable to travel you may transfer that place to another person provided that you notify us in writing (email is sufficient) of the details of the change and confirm that the replacement person has also read and agreed these terms and conditions.Additional persons may be accepted as long as the total numbers do not exceed the capacity of Carpe Diem. The preceding paragraph must be complied with and the per-person additional charge must be paid at the time of notification. You do not need to notify us in advance if fewer persons are going to travel than booked on the form. Changes to the dates of your holiday may be accepted after the booking has been agreed. In such circumstances the holiday charge will not be less than that originally booked. An admin fee €60 applies.

Cancellation : By You - Unless otherwise agreed by us the deposit and/or the balance is not refundable. You should ensure that all of your party have adequate holiday insurance. Please ensure you are protected against unlikely events that may prevent you from travelling. In the event that a cancellation by you can be re-booked a refund will be made. This will be a part payment and possibly a full refund less our administrative charge of €60.00.

By Us - If we cancel your holiday because of a breach by you of our terms and conditions then no refund will be made.

If Carpe Diem becomes unavailable alternative accommodation will, where possible, be offered. Should you not accept this alternative accommodation then a full refund will be made.

Reporting Property Defects: In the unlikely event you experience any problems with the property or its facilities, the matter should be reported at the earliest opportunity to either myself, Nicola Renals or to our local agents, Graham and Mary Stewart.

Service Provision: All services (internet access, electricity, water, household linen, bedding and beach towels) are included in the rental. An allowance of 300 units of electricity per week is included. (This should be sufficient for normal usage, however if more is required this can be provided at cost.) One linen change (bedding, towels and household linen) per week is included free of charge. Additional house cleaning can be arranged at cost.

Comments: We hope that having stayed at Villa Carpe Diem you will wish to share aspects with fellow travellers. If you would like to add a review please comment on the homeaway website.

If you have suggestions about how we might improve the holiday experience for future guests feel free to share those with us by phone or by email to or by post to PO Box 47, Maroni, Larnaca District, 7737, Cyprus.

Complaints Procedure: If something goes wrong we aim to put it right as soon as possible. In order to do this we have made it as simple as we can for you to let us know. Initially you should complain to our local agent and this can done in the following ways:

in person

by phone, sms or email

To help us respond as quickly and as fully as possible do not delay in bringing the matter to the attention of our agent. Explain what you think should be done to put things right.

Our agent will investigate and respond to your complaint as quickly and fully as possible. You will normally receive a full response to your complaint, either in writing or over the telephone, within 3 working days. If it is not possible to respond within 3 working days, we will let you know why and explain when you can expect to hear from us.

In circumstances where an error or failure to act on our part has caused you financial loss, you may be entitled to compensation. To make a claim for compensation you should write to Please set out the details of the error or failure, why it led to a direct financial loss and a breakdown of the amount you wish to claim.

We take a strong ethical position in business to provide a quality service and excellent treatment of customers and business partners.

More Details
  • non smoking only
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible

Nicola Renals

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Hi, I'm Niki and together with my husband Andy, I own Villa Carpe Diem. As an RAF 'brat' I moved about quite a bit with my family when a youngster. Having said that, as the eldest of five children, I had quite a role in their upbringing! I love to travel and when we discovered Cyprus, I really enjoyed the varied landscape and the local hospitality.

Nicola Renals purchased this villa in 2007

Villa Carpe Diem is very special. Set just outside the village of Maroni, it was designed by Andy and built by a local builder. Maroni is a wonderful place to use as a base for your holiday. You will get sunshine, you get your own private swimming pool, you get easy access to our local beach, there are tavernas and shops nearby, places to explore and visits that you may like to make. You can keep in touch with the world via our broadband wireless internet connection. When you get here, we hope that you will notice all sorts of little touches that combined make a big difference.

Bedrooms 4
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights

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Property Reviews

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Stunning, spacious, unique modern accessible villa, large private pool & sundeck
average rating of 5.0 based on 12 reviews
Stunning, spacious, unique modern accessible villa, large private pool & sundeck
+357 99968418
Maroni Larnaca region

Fantastic place

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Sep 20, 2012
  • Stayed: Sep 2012
Four of us (late 20's) stayed at Carpe Diem for a long weekend, it was perfect, more than enough room for us and the amenities in the villa are super, everything has been thought of. The property is obviously very well cared for and maintained and the listing and pictures do not really do it justice. The welcome bits (food & wine) are a lovely gesture and really makes you feel welcome when you've just flown in and don't really want to worry about going to the shops the minute you arrive!

The pool is lovely, and the area around it has been landscaped well so a day lazing there passes incredibly quickly. Everyone we came across was very friendly and helpful, Graham and Mary in particular were amazing, when we arrived, when we asked them to help find us a taxi to Limassol and also for recommendations of places to eat. Maroni itself is very sleepy and quiet but again, people were happy to chat and help out where they could.

The customer service provided by Niki was also above par, even though it was all done via email it was so easy and convenient to confirm dates, book, and she went over and above providing detailed info to help us plan our stay as much as possible.

I would highly recommend staying here to anyone as all in all it's a fabulous place and I'm sure one, if not more of us, will be back to stay again in the future!!
Owner's Response: Thank you for the kind remarks - I'm so glad we were able to provide you with a great holiday. Our consistent aim is always to give people an experience they will remember (for all the right reasons!).
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Stunning, spacious, unique modern accessible villa, large private pool & sundeck
+357 99968418
Maroni Larnaca region

Lovely Villa!

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Sep 18, 2013
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
We are a family of six with kids ranging from ages 6 to 18. We stayed at Villa Carpe Diem last year and liked it so much we came back again this year!

The house is lovely and relaxing. Well equipped for those who want to stay in and cook and well located between the major towns and places of interest for days out or, as in our case as London based Cypriots, visiting friends and family!

There's plenty of space for all the family lounging around the large and wonderful pool or even indoors. The owners were welcoming and friendly, and very attentive to our needs, for example putting a safety gate at the top of the stairs for our youngest who is overly adventurous. And their "housekeepers" Graham and Mary were also very helpful and based nearby incase they're needed.

Would happily recommend to other families and "singletons" too.
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your generous comments - we are delighted to accommodate families, and our aim is for you to be able to relax in whatever way suits you best and enjoy the great weather and many interesting places to visit. You can be assured of a warm welcome on your next visit to Villa Carpe Diem.
Stunning, spacious, unique modern accessible villa, large private pool & sundeck
+357 99968418
Maroni Larnaca region

This villa was absolutely beautiful!

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Aug 8, 2013
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
We felt it was real home for home, with everything we needed and more. The location was perfect too - away from the tourist areas - very peaceful and tranquil. Niki's directions from the airport were perfect and simple to follow - which was a great start to our holiday. I would highly recommend this villa and we would love to book it again in the future too! Niki's car hire recommendation was great - the price was very good and we have passed on Andrea's details to some of our Greek friends who are still in Cyprus.
Owner's Response: We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay at Villa carpe Diem and look forward to welcoming you back in the future.
Stunning, spacious, unique modern accessible villa, large private pool & sundeck
+357 99968418
Maroni Larnaca region

perfect base to chill and/or discover cyprus

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Dec 28, 2012
  • Stayed: Aug 2012
Our party consisted of 3 adults and 4 children (11,10,6,3 )...carpe-diem is set on a hill surrounded by fields in the sleepy village of Maroni...its very private as there is not many surrounding properties which suited us as it can get quite noisy with 4 young kids...
The property itself is very well maintained and it has all the necessary amenities you might need...its layout is superb...downstairs is all open plan design with a large kitchen and spacious dining area and lounge...upstairs there are four decent sized bedrooms all with a/c...outside there is lovely verandah which is good place to start the day in the sun having your breakfast and enjoying the sumptous scenery...the pool is very well laid out (the kids loved it)although if you have got young children its important to keep an eye on them as the pool is quite
deep on the far side...when we were there (late august) it was very warm so sunblock is essential and its best to be in the shade from 12-3pm...
Graham and Mary were very helpful whenever we needed any help or had any questions...Niki also made organising the trip very easy and provided us with all the necessary information we may have needed including directions to the villa...its really in the sticks and you could easily miss it if you didn't know where you were going...the welcome pack was a nice touch and appreciated...
Maroni itself is a very small village which has one general store which has all your basics...(bread, milk, eggs etc) and all the local people are very friendly...there is a supermarket about 15mins drive from the villa with a mcdonalds next to it (for a treat for the kids)...
As Cyprus is a small place if you fancy travelling its easy to get to Limasol (45-60mins there's some lovely restaurants and waterpark ), Larnaka (30-45 mins shopping), Protaras (60-90mins beautiful beaches and great water activities)...closer to Maroni there are some nice fish restaurants (Zygi and Grosvenor Beach)...
I would certainly go back and definitely would recommend it to family and friends as a great time was had by all...
Owner's Response: We are so glad that you had a good time at the Villa. We aim to make it family-friendly, and it is well placed for days out and about - thank you so much for the kind words!
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Stunning, spacious, unique modern accessible villa, large private pool & sundeck
+357 99968418
Maroni Larnaca region

Wonderful peace and quiet

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Oct 11, 2012
  • Stayed: Sep 2012
We had a very relaxing stay here, thoroughly enjoying the peace and quiet and the fantastic views of the sea and the countryside. We were glad to be able to stay at Carpe Diem, as it had been recommended to us, but on previous visits the dates had not worked out. The villa is very well equipped and the pool area is wonderful, with very comfortable sunbeds. Graham and Mary are very helpful and informative about all aspects of life in Cyprus. Maroni is a fantastic area, easy to get to from the airport but with Limassol and Larnaca not that far away. There are some fantastic fish restaurants locally, in Zygi and Agios Giorgios. The welcome pack is really helpful and the wine much appreciated. We would definitely stay here again, if we were not building a house in the same village!
Owner's Response: We're so glad you had a relaxing and enjoyable stay at Villa Carpe Diem, our aim is to make it a place that is peaceful and tranquil, with all the comforts of home, plus sunshine! We look forward to welcoming you back to the village.
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Nearest Airport
30 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
35 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
6 Kilometres
Zygi Intersection
Nearest Beach
2000 Metres
Nearest Barpub
4 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
1.5 Kilometres
Maroni Taverna
Car: recommended

Villa Carpe Diem is located on the outskirts of Maroni village, pleasantly situated almost midway between Larnaca and Limassol making it idea for relaxing in the sun and when you are ready, exploring some of the other historic local villages as well as trips further afield. If you love to eat Cypriot fish meze, Zygi with many fish restaurants is just five minutes away. Maroni has a new village taverna, centrally located, it provides good value food in a traditional setting. For those who like to explore, we have a visitor guide with secret locations just waiting to be discovered! Delightful Maroni is an ideal base from which to travel to all the popular tourist destinations. With the beach just five minutes down the road Villa Carpe Diem is a wonderfully quiet place to relax. Unfortunately Cyprus has limited Google mapping so we provide guests with clear written directions, thus far everyone has arrived! GPS mapping co-ordinates provided on request. We look forward to welcoming you.

Golf: The nearest golf course is at Secret Valley, just a 20 kilometre drive.

Ski: We've yet to try it but there are a couple of ski runs in the Troodos Mountains! When the snow falls they say it is possible to ski in the morning and swim in the afternoon! As much of the 20 kilometre drive is into the mountains might it be a bit much to suggest cycling there? Why not let us know - an article in the local press could be on the cards...

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Availability & Rates

Maroni Villa Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Minimum Stay
Spring 2014
Mar 8 2014 - Jun 27 2014
7 nights
Summer 2014
Jun 28 2014 - Sep 19 2014
7 nights
Late Summer 2014
Sep 20 2014 - Oct 31 2014
7 nights
Low Season 2014
Nov 1 2014 - Dec 12 2014
7 nights

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit £250.00

Cancellation Policy

Policy available by contacting owner when booking.
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Maroni Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa (detached)
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 270 m²
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean
  • Village
  • Family
  • Away From It All
  • Local Maps
  • PC
  • Parking Off Street
  • Bottled Water
  • Filtered Water
  • Basic Soaps
  • Toilet Paper
  • Washing Machine
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Broadband Access
  • Wireless Internet
  • Computer Available
  • Iron & Board
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Towels Provided
  • Parking
  • Garage
  • Telephone
  • Air Conditioning
  • Linens Provided
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Blender
  • Toaster
  • Dishwasher
  • Refrigerator
  • Freezer
  • Stove
  • Oven
  • Microwave
  • Grill
  • Dining Room
  • Child's Highchair
  • seating for 8 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • First Floor Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Ground Floor Bathroom - toilet , shower
    Master Bedroom En-suite - toilet , shower
    Swimming Pool Area - outdoor shower , al fresco
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Master Bedroom - 1 king , En-suite, A/C
    Seaview Bedroom - 1 double , A/C
    Country View Bedroom - 1 double , A/C
    Twin Bedroom - 2 twin/ single , A/C
    Your choice - 1 baby crib , A/C
  • Each bedroom has two bedside tables, two handy reading lamps, a full length mirror, a folding chair, a free standing electric fan as well as built in wardrobes and drawer space. We provide bath towels, hand towels and poolside towels for each guest.
  • Books for Adults
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Television
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Radio
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Binoculars
  • Beach Towels
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Terrace
  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • 10 garden chairs
  • 8 beach chairs
  • non smoking only
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
  • marina
  • museums
  • nude beach
  • water parks
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • churches
Leisure Activities:
  • walking
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • sight seeing
  • scenic drives
Local Services & Businesses:
  • massage therapist
  • groceries
  • ATM/bank
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • snorkeling
  • swimming
  • hiking
  • fishing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • tennis
For music fans, we provide a compact speaker system to share your MP3's in the lounge. There is a portable CD/radio in the dining area. Washing machine - located in the kitchen. As well as a washing line in the garage area, there is a free standing clothes drying rack. We find the clothes drying rack work well if used in an area away from direct winds. Having your clean washing fall over is less than ideal! The great news is that washing dries very quickly - it can take as little as twenty minutes to dry.
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