The traditional houses of the Hapesi family in the village of Lympia date back to the beginning of the 19th century. Mr. Kakoullis Hapesis, the youngest of 11 brothers, was a builder and enthusiastic about quarrying and carving the local stone that is still available in the surrounding areas. He would load his donkey with stone, as well as wood and local reeds to carry to the site, where he gradually began to build the present facilities. The lower part of the buildings are constructed with local stone and the upper part of the buildings are built with sun-dried, clay bricks (bricks).
This traditional accommodation was built by my grade grandparents about 100 years ago, rebuilt by my parents about 70 years ago and has been recently renovated with care on its cultural heritage and on its traditional built.
Ambelikos is a superb example of preserved Cyprus heritage. The hotel is located in a cluster of stone-built houses, completely renovated with modern facilities, while preserving their original character.
"Aristotelio" is a small and remarkably elegant hotel, ready to offer a warm hospitality. Located in the community of Pedoulas, in the highest valley of Marathasa, at the tops of the Troodos Mountains. The community is surrounded by pine forests and the views from the rooms are stunning.
The inn stands on a bend on the west bank of the River Diarizos with views up the valley to the Troodos Mountains and down the valley to the sea. Hemmed in by lemon and olive groves, it is a profusion of plants of every hue, from bougainvillea to fig trees and cool, grape covered dining terraces. The rustic surroundings offer the ideal place for your holidays away from the hustle and bustle of ordinary life, you can relax under the grapevine-covered terrace or by the swimming pool enjoying the sun.
Olgas Cottage is a detached 3-bedroom stone house, restored in its original traditional character. Built more than 200 years ago, the house is located in a beautiful country setting surrounded by nature and birdsong. The private courtyard includes a large patio shaded by a large olive tree, plus a lawn and flower garden. At one end of the house there is a traditional village oven and a grape press. Over the low walls of the courtyard there is a fantastic view of the Chryssochou valley.
In one of the most beautiful wine-villages of the mountainous Limassol, and specifically in one of the stone-paved allies of the village Vouni you will find Oinou Strata. This is a unique retreat, where visitors get the chance to enjoy serenity and absolute peace, combined with the traditional graciousness that is reflected in every single detail of the place. Its name is connected to the “paths of wine” which cross the village. As it is generally known, Vouni was the third largest village of vineyards and wineries in Limassol District.
Blue Arches is in the centre of Pano Lefkara. It is a listed building in traditional stone and the third such listed structure renovated by the Vassiades family. The building was almost totally collapsed and semi-covered over with rubble from two adjacent properties. The renovation was completed in 2018.
Rothkia’s Home’ is a traditional guesthouse located in the centre of Parekklisia village of the Limassol district in Cyprus. The name of the guesthouse was given in memory of our late grandmother Rodou or ‘Rothkia’ as her friends and local people used to call her.
Maintaining all the features of traditional local architecture and construction materials, residents of Evkarpos Country House will enjoy the warmth of a stone-built house with solid wood shutters under red tiled roof sections. Inside, the property’s 5 one-bedroom apartments all provide the comfort of a separate bedroom and lounge. High quality interior furnishing and décor reflects the island’s authentic, traditional style, while branded fittings and accessories will exceed the contemporary traveller’s expectations.