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Venus beach and sea caves walks

Venus beach and sea caves walks

We were lucky to be able to travel during lockdown 2020 twice to Cyprus, firstly in August which was super hot and then again October and November.  On the second visit, the world and Cyprus started to go back into lockdown.  One thing that was…

Garden fence update

Garden fence update

Last year during lockdown, we had the garden low wall updated, it was levelled and pavers added to form a seating area.  We asked for a back rest to solve the problem of the ugly brown fence.  When we managed to get there summer 2020,…

Restaurants and bars – new finds

Restaurants and bars – new finds

Wood n Good Not far from Holmes Place is Wood n Good, a little bar that also does food.  The guys that run it are so friendly, always come over for a chat and the drinks are pretty cheap.  It is also a good place…

Bars and restaurants

Bars and restaurants

The map above show some of our favourite bars and restaurants near to Holmes Place Ive tried to add links where possible, just click on the names. Nearest to Holmes Place is Italian restaurant Napoli a fab little place serving great pasta and pizza, they also…

Apartment renovations

Apartment renovations

Since we bought our apartment in Peyia in the summer of 2017, we have carried out a huge amount of work on the apartment outside and interior. Phase one was to completely paint and decorate the whole interior, nice and fresh white. Then it was…

Donkeys!

Donkeys!

Up the hill on the road to Polis is the pretty little village of Kathikas. It’s surrounded by vineyards, orchids and mountains. The village it self is absolutely stunning. The houses and roads are well maintained and kept clean at all times. The occupants of…

Exploring Paphos

Exploring Paphos

Paphos Fast Facts Summer temperatures: Around 30˚C Winter temperatures: Low to mid 20s Flight time: 4.5 hours Time zone: 2 hours ahead of UK Currency: Euro Language: Greek   For the Beach Lovers There are around 27 beaches in the Paphos area. At least 12…

Getting to Cyprus

Getting to Cyprus

The best airport to fly into for Holmes Place is Paphos which is 30-40 minutes away and an easy drive. Taxis and transfers can be pre-booked, you will get a better price if you pre book but taxis are available outside the airport. A pre-booked…