Cottage for rent from € 80/day in LimassolName/Address: Pine Forest Cottage
The cottage is near the village of Gerasa, Limassol. It is situated in a Government protected pine forest (also on the EU Natura 2000 protection list) on an isolated hill-top site. The Commandaria wine producing village of Kalo Chorio is nearby. ?Limassol town centre and the tourist beaches are 25 minutes drive South and Platres mountain resort and the Troodos mountain range, a popular winter skiing destination, are 30 minutes drive North. The main Paphos-Nicosia highway is a 15 minute drive away giving easy access to all destinations island- wide. It is ideal for Summer as it is cooler and less humid than the seaside locations. It is also an ideal location for nature enthusiasts, cyclists, bikers, hikers and for exploring the surrounding picturesque villages, traditional village taverns and wine routes.
The bathroom has a shower, wash hand basin and WC.?The kitchen/ dining and lounge area are open plan with two large bay windows facing South, overlooking breathtaking panoramic views toward Limassol and the sea. The kitchen is fully equipped with an electric oven and gas cooker in a brick island, fridge-freezer, microwave, coffee machines, toaster and sink. ?The lounge has an open brick fireplace, tv is provided, also broadband internet with wireless.??Portable electric heaters and cooling fans are available at a small extra cost.
The choice of activities nearby are endless. You can tour the scenic villages for a look at traditional Cypriot life and try the home-made wines and sweets as well as the traditionally hand made products. Go to Lefkara for lace, Kalo Chorio for Commandaria wine, Agros for spoon-sweets, rose products and marmalades, Pachna for Carob syrup.....explore.
Tourist beaches, pubs, clubs, cafes are a short drive South to Limassol town.
For antiquities visit Greko/Roman Kourion amphitheatre and also Amathunta 1100BC, both near Limassol. Chirokitia neolithic settlement, sanctuary of Aphrodite, Lemba early Chalkolithic round-house, Kolossi castle....plan your trip in advance.
For skiing, or just a cool break from the Summer heat go North to Platres and the Troodos mountains, ramble a nature trail or visit the salmon farm and the Caledonian water-falls.
For golf, Aphrodite golf resort is a short drive away.