We stayed at Zephys Villa for a fortnight in August with our two young children. The villa and pool are lovely and the location is great. We've been to Aphrodite hills before and will go again.
HOWEVER, we won't be staying at this villa again as it has one massive problem, which could be easily fixed by the owner if he chose to do so:
The owner has installed timers on the air conditioning units that automatically switch the a/c off after two hours. Even worse there were no fans provided. This meant we woke several times every night drenched in sweat and had to fumble around in the dark to restart the timers which are placed inconveniently behind pieces of furniture in each room, often waking up the kids in the process. Cyprus is a hot country in the summer, daytime temperatures were around 34 degrees and nighttime temperatures rarely went below about 27. The bedrooms face West, receiving full sun all afternoon and the landing has windows with no blinds making it effectively a stiflingly hot greenhouse.
When we complained to the owner about this he said the timers couldn't be overridden and that they were "fairly standard in holiday rental properties". Any reader who has rented a villa before will know this isn't true.
We purchased two fans at our own expense which helped a little, but we still had two weeks of unnecessarily broken sleep.
we loved our stay in this fantastic villa, it is modern, spacious and unbelievably well equipped. we particularly loved what seemed like "our own pool" and being so close was very welcoming, the weather was great throughout our stay, and where the villa is situated gives you the choice of whether you want to shade under the outdoor dining area, or sunbathe on one of the sun loungers. The bbq is great if you enjoy entertaining within the villa, if not the complex provides plenty of choice, we particularly enjoyed having a nice cold drink at the golf club whilst watching golfers over the 18th hole. We cannot wait to return later this year and have extended our stay by another week !! Thank you Tony & Nicola for allowing us to stay and return.
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Stayed in this beautiful villa for one week and to sum it up we could have stayed much longer! The villa itself is well laid out plenty of living space and lovely furnishings! Added bonus of a fabulous TV system with loads of films and all the channels everyone in family could need! The villa is located on Helios Heights which is ideally situated just a few minutes walk via the tennis club to the lovely village square with its many restaurants. Guests can also use the golf club and hotel bars and restaurants.
Aphrodite Hills is a beautiful resort really well laid out, very picturesque and extremely well maintained.
I can't recommend this villa enough! Tony was great, made us feel really welcome even down to the much appreciated welcome pack complete with wine waiting for us after our tiring flight!