On the Gourmet Trail. Cyprus: Souvlaki

Our recipe for delicious Souvlaki, from Cyprus, is delightfully simple yet wonderfully tasty! Easy to make at home or in the comfort of your villa, this dish will please everyone. Ingredients 3 sweet pointed peppers 4 sprigs fresh mint, leaves picked 1 small bunch fresh dill, chopped (stalks and all) red wine vinegar Greek extra virgin olive oil 1 lemon, […]

Floral Themed Villas

To celebrate the RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2019 we decided to dig out some of our floral inspired villas and share a bunch of our favourites with you.   Villa Poppy, Polis, Cyprus Situated in a fantastic central location, just 900 yds from the beach, is Villa Poppy. Ideal for couples and small groups, this 2 bedroom villa is spacious […]

Cyprus cycling routes: best routes for villa holidaymakers

If you’re wanting an active getaway complete with sun, sea and stunning sights, then you can’t go wrong with Cyprus. Alongside this Mediterranean gem’s vast beaches and cultural spots, it has an array of cycle routes that make Cyprus cycling holidays perfect for both adventure seekers and riders content to trundle along at their own pace. To really make the […]

Best Mediterranean places to visit for cycling holidays

There’s something idyllic about cycling along a clifftop track while the sea gently crashes beneath you. Apart from that and the whizz of your hubs, the world seems mysteriously quiet. It’s moments like this that make cycling holidays in the Mediterranean region so appealing. Between Spain’s Costa del Sol and Cyprus’ eastern shores you’ll find some of the best Mediterranean […]

Good snorkelling holidays for villa-loving travellers

Holiday rentals provide the perfect basecamp for snorkelling getaways. Hiring a villa gives you the freedom to prepare your own packed lunches and dinners, and you’ll have plenty of room to store your snorkels, flippers and wetsuits. Image by Lance, used under CC License (CC by 2.0)  Good snorkelling holidays unlock a country’s most enthralling secrets. Pack your underwater camera […]

Culture in Cyprus and how to bring it home to your villa

As the third largest island in the Mediterranean, Cyprus is poised with plenty of idyllic sunspots and a rich and insightful past. Scenery and history aside, you’ll quickly find that Cypriots embody a vibrant culture which you’ll never forget. Culture in Cyprus is often based around strong family values and a mixture of regional traditions. Live like a local and […]