Constantia Gardens Apartments are decorated to the highest standard with all amenities included. Very close to cafes, restaurants, bars, banks and beach. Situated in a very quiet area with public transport running regularly from the main road.
The apartment is tastefully decorated and is well equipped and designed throughout. All rooms have Air-Conditioning and ceiling fans and comfortable furnishings for your convenience and relaxation. A safe is available at no extra charge and free bath and hair wash.
This apartment is situated on the ground floor. Main entrance leading into an open plan, lounge/dining/kitchen with patio doors leading out on to a small sun terrace which overlooks the swimming pool. The lounge has a 2 seater and 3 seater sofa and the dining area has a table and chairs to seat 4 with the modern kitchen, conveniently situated between the two. Patio doors lead from this area to the sun terrace which overlooks the communal pool. A small hallway leads to the bedroom and bathroom. The bedroom has a double bed and other necessary furnishings, patio doors leading to another small sun terrace which is privately enclosed by mature hedging and fence for privacy. The bathroom has a bath with shower. The apartment has solar powered heating and there is a back up immersion heater should this be needed in the winter months.
The development is situated within a short stroll of the seafront and Paphos harbour with many restaurants, bars and tavernas. There is a local restaurant/pub/cafe on the corner of the apartments which serves a great value breakfast. It is near bars and restaurants, all the shops you would ever need from souvenir, to supermarkets, restaurants and the fruit market.
Constantia Gardens is ideally located, within the heart of Kato Paphos tourist area. It is within seconds walk of bars, restaurants, clubs and cafes and within 5 minutes walking distance of other essential amenities, including the beach & harbour. Buses are the easiest way to move within Paphos tourist area. There is frequent bus connections between Kato Paphos, Tombs of the Kings, Chloraka, Kissonerga, Coral Bay and Paphos Center. There are buses running from Kato Paphos and Paphos Center to Paphos International Airport.
The property benefits from private parking on site and free WiFi.
We like to be there for our guests arrival but sometimes this is not possible due to time of arrival so arrangements are made beforehand for key collection using a key safe box. We like to keep in touch with our guests and we hope that they feel free to ask for anything that they may need. All contact details are provided once our guests book.
It is a mere 5 minute walk to the beach, the picturesque harbour, shops, bars, restaurants and many of Paphos' places of historic interest such as the ancient Odeon and the 3rd Century Mosaic floors.
The Kings Avenue Mall is an impressive full concept shopping mall ideally located in the heart of central Paphos convenient for both local residents and tourists. It is the most modern mall of Cyprus and offers visitors the ultimate shopping experience and it's just a short walk from the apartments.
Nothing reveals the spirit of a country more than a market, so make sure you find time to visit one during your stay in Pafos. The main market in the Pafos–Ktima area is the covered municipal market known to the locals as the “Agora”. The market stalls are busy with locals buying their weekly food or essential supplies. Unlike local markets in towns the municipal market is open every day except Sundays.
The most popular supermarkets are: Papantoniou Supermarket near the harbour 2 minutes by car 12 minutes’ walk, Garden of Eden 2 minutes by car 10 minutes’ walk.
Paphos itself consists of two towns, each with its very own character. Ktima on the cliff (Upper Paphos which has recently been renovated as it was selected to be the European Capital of Culture in Cyprus in 2017 ) and Kato Paphos by the sea (Lower Paphos).
One town is virtually unchanged over the centuries and thoroughly Cypriot, while the other has expanded over the last decade from a sleepy fishing village and harbour, into a vibrant cosmopolitan resort which is expanding and improving. Kato Paphos, (in the archaeological park), you will find many fine mosaics and buildings from Greek and Roman periods, plus the Paphos Castle which is located on the edge of the Harbour. It was originally built as a Byzantine fort to protect the harbour. It was then rebuilt by the Lusignans in the thirteenth century after being destroyed in the earthquake of 1222. In 1570 it was dismantled by the Venetians. After capturing the island, the Ottomans restored and strengthened it. Throughout the ages it has seen many uses. It has served as a fortress, a prison and even a warehouse for salt during the British occupation of the island. More recently the castle serves as a backdrop to the annual open air Paphos cultural festival which takes place in September.
It was declared a listed building in 1935 and represents one of the most distinctive landmarks of the city of Paphos. Several archaeological excavations have taken place to investigate its past.
Close by, is the church of St. Paul where you can see the remains of the pillar to which St Paul was allegedly tied and whipped. Further down this road are the Tombs of the Kings where there are the mysterious vaults and caves, the underground tombs many of which date back to the 4th century BC, are carved out of solid rock, and are thought to have been the burial sites of Paphitic aristocrats and high officials up to the third century AD (the name comes from the magnificence of the tombs; no kings were in fact buried here). Some of the tombs feature Doric columns and frescoed walls. Archaeological excavations are still being carried out at the site. The tombs are cut into the native rock and at times imitated the houses of the living.
The ancient Odeon lies in Kato Pafos, in the heart of the tourist area. It is a small 2nd century Odeon built entirely of well-hewn limestone blocks. Today it is used in the summer for musical and theatrical performances.
Coast and Beaches:
To the West there is Coral Bay one of the best sandy beaches of the region, it is located in Pegeia – easily reached by all means of transport and leads towards the unspoilt Akamas Peninsula, covers about 230 square km and is located on the western tip of Cyprus. It is an area of great natural beauty unaffected by development. The uniqueness of the area for Cyprus, and for the whole of the Mediterranean, is centered on its precious ecology. A short drive up the coast you could enjoy the almost deserted and truly idyllic Lara Beach in the Akamas National Park.
The Lara Bay Turtle Conservation Station at Akamas is a small turtle beach just 15 minutes away from Paphos. The turtles are specially conserved at this beach and especially the Chelonia mydas species, which is in danger of extinction.
There can be up to 50 nests at one time on this beach and it is recommended to watch where you step. Signs are shown and small circle open air cilindros are placed where suspected eggs lay. Great place for supivised children to see the small turtles as well as learn all about them.
Heading North by car, is the route to Cedar Valley and the Troodos Mountains. A must for nature lovers, Cedar Valley in Paphos Forest is aptly named. There are ov(PHONE NUMBER HIDDEN) cedars in this secluded and peaceful valley.
There is an excellent highway which runs to all corners of Cyprus but the old coast road is the most scenic route. The route is peppered with many small but charming villages along the way. A drive along here past various ancient sites such as Aphrodite's Birthplace and Temple. The "Petra tou Romiou" area is one of the most beautiful coastlines in Cyprus, where, according to mythology, Aphrodite rose from the waves. The Greek name "Petra tou Romiou" ("the Rock of the Greek") is associated with the legendary Byzantine hero, Digenis Akritas, who, according to legend, kept the marauding Saracen Arabs at bay with his amazing strength. With one hand he was said to have grabbed hold of the Kyreneia mountain range thereby forming "Pentadaktylos", the Five Finger mountain, while with the other hand he heaved a huge rock and tossed it into the sea at the Saracens who were trying to land. The rock still remains and thus gave the region its name. The site is a stop on the Aphrodite Cultural route.
The Troodos mountains are accessible by car a 30-40 minute car drive, with snow January to March.
Secret Valley Golf Club is situated not far from Paphos and even closer to Petra tou Romiou. Not surprisingly, Secret Valley plays through a valley, but this is no ordinary valley. It really is quite spectacular, with brightly-coloured rock formations, which change colour in different lights.
The Aphrodite Hills Golf Club:
Imagine a vision of sunny skies and world class sport, picture an undulating course dotted with olive and carob trees, manicured fairways and challenging pot bunkers overlooking the sea, a journey that begins with enthusiasm and ends in immense satisfaction. Aphrodite Hills sits atop 2 plateaus overlooking the Mediterranean coastline
Heading towards Limassol, taking in Curium, is delightful and is littered with the most beautiful views.: Curium was a city in Cyprus which endured from antiquity until the early Middle Ages. Curium is situated on the south shores of the island. Today the site lies within the Akrotiri Sovereign Base Area.
Other Things to Note:
Apartment is cleaned and bed linen/towels changed before and after the arrival/departure of guests. Should you require additional cleaning and or bed linen/towels change during your stay we can arrange this for an additional cost of €20 to be paid on the premises.
The following services are also available on request - Infant & Child Equipment (no charge) Airport Taxi Transfers. Should you require cots or highchairs for your stay then these are also available. We can also recommend a babysitting agency.
When guests are not at home we kindly ask that they switch off the lights and air condition units so as to avoid wasting electricity.
Please do not flush down the toilet items such as toilet paper, nappies, sanitary pads etc to avoid blockage of the sewerage system.
This is a non-smoking apartment so please keep this in mind but you can smoke on balconies.
If you have small children please refrain from letting them paint on walls or furniture.
Finally and most importantly please respect the neighbors by keeping the noise down.
Treat the property as if it’s your own!
The property benefits from being in a very quiet area and guests have private parking outside and there is a Communal Pool which is fenced off for child safety. There is Air-Conditioning provided throughout for both cool and warm air as required and free WiFi.
Interaction with guests
We like to be there for our guests arrival but sometimes this is not possible due to time of arrival so arrangements are made beforehand for key collection from a Key Safe Box (code to be provided once guest books). We like to keep in touch with our guests and we hope that they feel free to ask for anything that they may need. Our Complex Manager is at hand 3 mornings a week. All contact details are provided once our guests book.
Other things to note
Should you require cots or highchairs for your stay then these are also available
For long term rentals of over a month air condition is paid locally by meter readings.
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Hello my name is Tina and I live and work in London. I am married and have two daughters and 3 grandchildren. We all love our summer holidays in Cyprus. Originally from Famagusta my father now lives in Paphos in the beautiful area of Kato Paphos close to Constantia Gardens Apartments.