The property is located in the center of Drousia village on the boundaries of the Akamas peninsula. Originally built in 1912 the restoration task took many years of meticulous work to bring the property back to its own former glory using either the original materials or similar still found in the area. Throughout its history, the property has offered hospitality to a great number of visiting VIP'S of the time. The house was also the center of the social life of the village.The seven spacious apartments have all their own bathroom/toilet facilities and kitchenette.
" Porfyrios Country house was named after Porfyrios Dikaios, the archaeologist who first uncovered the treasures of Choirokoitia. The 200 hundred year old house was restored and redesigned by the archaeologist's nephew - an architect with a passion for authentic rural architecture.
The listed stone house was built in the 19th century by the owners family. The house was completely restored in 2006. The occupants of the house at the turn of the century were farmers who cultivated wheat and barley using oxen, and harvested carob and olive trees in the valley below. The women of the house spun and loomed silk, sured pig, kept fowl, harvested the crops and worked lace for the merchants of Lefkara. They brought their wine by donkey from the nearby mountain village of Vavla.
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.
The traditional features od this masterfully restored, stone-built mansion blend harmoniously with the green architectural design of environmental Architect Mrs. Antonia Theodosiou. The resort, facing the 19th century church, is situated in Kalavasos village square.
The beautiful 19th century mansion consists of 11 uniquely styled suites named after poets, thinkers and writers from all over the world. The suites open to the courtyard with beautiful and picturesque views of the village and surrounding mountains.
A corner of paradise awaits you behind the Red and Blue Doors of these two traditional houses, at Lefkara villlage.. A beautiful internal courtyard will relax you in a very private and peaceful atmosphere.
Apokryfo comes from the greek ‘hidden away.....kept secret
a fitting name for this secluded property.
Apokryfo is a unique hideaway located at the edge of the picturesque village of Lofou, in the foothills of Mount Olympus, Cyprus. This boutique hotel is made up of a cluster of old stone houses that have been painstakingly renovated by the owners: local architect Vakis Hadjikyriacou and his interior designer wife, Diana.