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Cheap flights to Cyprus

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We can provisionally reserve a villa for up to 48 hours with No Obligation at all, whilst you book flights to Paphos (closest) or Larnaca.

With the arrival of daily flights to Cyprus, there is a new trend amongst our clients, which could enable you to book cheaper “non changeover day” flights: Many of our clients fly out 1 or 2 days before they occupy the villa, stay in a Bed & Breakfast or small hotel, (ask us), and then arrive promptly at 16.00 on arrival day. Some do the same at the end of the holiday too, to elongate it. This can save you money on the flight, and can result in better flight times, and the Cyprus airports are less busy.

Another way to find cheaper flights is to fly from a different airport. For example Scottish Airports have low prices AUGUST seats and their school holidays end around 31/7

Changeover Days: Many of our Changeover Days are Wednesday and Saturday, which are popular flight days. Therefore you can reserve your villa with confidence, even if the flights are not out yet. Some clients book 2 years in advance in order to get their preferred villa.

Latest News 23 January 2018: See Cobalt Air below

Flight Ticket release dates

Money Saving Expert Cheap Flights Guide

Here are some links to flight Companies that clients have had good results with, when flying to Paphos (closest) or to Larnaca (1.5 hour drive). In order to get a good overview of All your options, I recommend you look at both “Price Comparison” websites And Airlines (whose flights may Not appear at all on the former). I have sorted the Links into 2 types:

Price Comparison Websites offer a wide choice,  and they occasionally offer 2 airline flights,   ie outbound flight with Jet2, return with Thomson. Of course actual Airlines will NOT offer this type of flight. Once you have noted your preferred flight(s), you can then check directly with the airlines to compare prices (surprisingly, they can be cheaper on Price Comparison sites).

Low prices but not always direct. Blue Air Luton to Larnaca commencing Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

New: Liverpool – Larnaca (Easy Jet)

Ryan Air  winter schedule from and to Paphos Airport includes:

Brussels (Charleroi) 2 times every week

London (Stansted) Daily

BA should be flying 13 times a week from London’s Heathrow Terminal 5 to Larnaca (up from 7 times a week). Economy return ticket prices will start at 249 euro. British Airways will have flights from Gatwick to Paphos airport. *BA Update August 2017. I understand meals and drinks are no longer free of charge on standard seats to Cyprus. It is a shame as it was a fairly unique selling point. I think Aegean Air still include this and I had a very pleasant flight with them.

Cobalt Air

New daily Heathrow to Larnaca comm 27 March 2018. Gatwick (Fridays), Stansted (daily),  Birmingham, Dublin & Frankfurt (Wednesdays & Fridays)  to Larnaca with  Cobalt Air from 99 Euro one way.
Cobalt fares to London Gatwick from Larnaca start from €47 and fares to Frankfurt from Larnaca from €52. Thursdays Dusseldorf to Larnaca.

Price comparison websites

Skyscanner price alert tracker  A good tool to alert you in case or for when price goes down

Money Saving Expert have a tool where you can search for cheapest flights up to your set budget

And you can call Traveldeals4less 0800 032 6567 Freephone

Another tool: If you are not ready to book flights yet, set a “Flight  Price Drop Alert” here:


Easy Jet
To Paphos from Gatwick, Manchester, Luton, Bristol and Edinburgh. To Larnaca from Liverpool! NEW, Gatwick, Basel, Milan and Berlin.

You can now pre book seats. Please note I understand the Easy Jet price increases if you keep checking, as their system recognises your computer. Try booking from a different device and compare the rate

You can also register on their website which will enable you to receive e-mails regarding the schedule release dates and also about offers.

Ryan Air  Stansted to Paphos  daily except Monday and Friday.  Summer 2018 Dublin to Paphos. Also to Paphos: Duesseldorf Weeze, every Tuesday,  and Brussels Charleroix every Sunday and Wednesday. Daily flights from 28/3/17 to October, Tel Aviv to Paphos.  Other outbound airports such as Memmingen and Frankfurt are in list, please check. View luggage and other fees here  You can now pre book seats

NorwegianAir F
lights to Larnaca from Gatwick, Edinburgh, Berlin, Munich, Prague, Oslo and others. From £75 return. Not all flights are direct.


Jet2. To Paphos and Larnaca:
Good for Midlands/North ie E.Mids, Manchester,  Leeds Bradford, Newcastle, Glasgow. New: Stansted


Thomson fly Saturdays and Wednesdays, also known as First Choice.

Thomas Cook 

British Airways  23kg luggage incl + 2 hand luggage, meals, drinks and luggage included on some flights.

Lufthansa new April 2015. Birmingham, Heathrow, London City, London Stansted, Manchester, Newcastle, Aberdeen and Edinburgh to Larnaca, usually mid afternoon arrivals at good prices with Lufthansa. Selling seats 10 months ahead. Many seats are indirect BUT the arrival times are good, many mid afternoon. Also check out Aegean Air flights to  Larnaca, and New from Heathrow to PAPHOS

Wizz Air are now flying daily Luton to Larnaca commencing 30th May 2018, from €29.99 one way, including taxes. Also flying to Larnaca from Vilnius, Sofia, Kutaisi, Budapest, Kiev, Belgrade and Donetsk. The drive from Larnaca to Paphos takes me 2 hours, on a fast highway, not busy like our roads in the UK

Allocation “hidden” seats

May have their own seats, not on Price Comp. and can be good for last minute Olympic Holidays From Belfast, Birmingham, Bournemouth, Bristol, East Midlands, Humberside, Leeds Bradford, London Gatwick, London Heathrow, Luton, Glasgow, Manchester, Newcastle and Stansted.

If you are struggling to find flights and want to book one of our villas, please call me, Irene,  on 02084406219
or use the Contact Us above.  I will be pleased to assist.


Review for CyprusGlamping by Sundance Villas

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Glamping Park Info, Agios Theodoros, Cyprus

#SundanceVillas Review for #cyprusglamping

by Nicole, Sundance Villas Representative

Hi Irene,

We had a lovely break at the Cyprus Glamping Park, just over an hour drive from Pafos and 30 minutes to Larnaka airport. The owner Persa is a lovely person and her personal touch continues inside the cottages and outside in the surrounding garden areas.
The Park consists of just 5 air conditioned cottages, 3 studios and 2 with 2 bedrooms. Outside they all have a little verandah but there is a bigger shared shaded sitting area next to the shared gas BBQ. The houses are very cozy and comfortable with a small kitchen with fridge which works like a minibar, kettle, toaster, microwave and a little cooker. In the studios there is a big and very comfortable double bed and a sleeping sofa so that a family of 4 can easily stay in there. The 2-bedroom Cottage has two separate bedrooms. The bathroom has shower, toilet and washing basin. You can pre-order breakfast with the owner and choose between English or Cyprus Breakfast but as well the pancakes with either fruit or Nutella are highly recommended, and a great start to the day.

Glamping Park Photo.docx

Near the Park about 5 minutes’ drive there are some lovely fish taverns and beaches. The Camel Park is 10 minutes away from there.

I believe this is a nice recommendation for our clients travelling to or from Larnaka Airport, who have a late arrival or early departure, or where the arrival day at the villa and flight day do not match.


How to book at best rate: Contact Persa directly via her Facebook Page: and quote recommended by Nicole at Sundance Villas.

Or email directly

Tel +357 99 544514 (mobile). Nicole booked directly via the Facebook page, it was simple.

Playing boules in Paphos, Cyprus

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I simply love playing games like boules, and Cyprus’ weather is perfect for it. You can make it as competitive as you like.

Vintage boules, measuring the distance. Serious stuff

Vintage boules, measuring the distance. Serious stuff

I have recently put a set of boules in Villa Aurora, as it has a perfect spot for it overlooking the mountains and sea.  Lauren and I are going to try it out.

I am trying to get some more sets taken out to the villas, as so many clients tell me that once at the villa, they prefer to stay there as they enjoy it so much. I am exactly the same!

If you are staying in Paphos and would like to play boules whilst on holiday, guests are welcome at the Brewery Bar, just past Haris Bar, in Pegia village.

Local boules enthusiasts usually meet there on Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 10.00 am. Holiday makers are more than welcome, it costs just €2 to play which you pay to the bar.

Metal boules can be bought from the nearby kiosk, and also the card shop in Peyia.

The brewery do have boules that you can borrow.

Don’t worry if you have not played before, they will explain the rules.

Tina says: “It’s a great bar, very friendly and has great entertainment, especially on a Wednesday afternoon, most of boules players stay on to have lunch and enjoy the free entertainment.”

Brewery Bar also has Sports TV and free Wi-Fi.


Brewery Bar in Peyia, Michalaki Kyprianou 56B, Peyia 8650, Cyprus  +357 99 633338

Playing boules at the picnic area at Argaka, Polis

Playing boules at the picnic area at Argaka, Polis

Many thanks to Tina Smith in Peyia for this information

Green Monday and kite flying in Paphos, Cyprus

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Green Monday is a bank holiday in Cyprus and one the Cypriots all celebrate in a unique way, by going outside and having a picnic on the beach or in the fields.

If I am in the office in London on Green Monday, I always look forward to hearing what our Representative Nicole and Manager Neoptolemos are up to on this day. So instead of giving them a day off, I pester them to find out where they are, and what they are eating.

Nicole in Paphos has kindly told us here what Green Monday means to her:

Kathara Devtera in Greek or Green Monday has been my favourite day in Cyprus for many years. Getting out to the fields with friends and family, having a vegetarian picnic and flying kites is really something special. Already on the way to “our” place at St. George beach we can see people from early morning putting their BBQ, table and chairs up, and the whole sky is  already full of kites! Kites have been promoted for sale for many weeks in the shops.
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As Green Monday is the first day of Lent only vegetables, fruit, octopus or shellfish together with a special sesame bread called “Lagana” only available on this day in the bakery, is served, together with some dips and obviously a glass of beer or wine.


My favourite on this day is the beetroot salad with spring onion, garlic and coriander which I usually only do on this occasion together with some calamari, prawns and avocado dip. For desert we have fruit or semolina pudding with honey, nuts, raisins or as well daktila, syrupy, crunchy finger shaped cookies.


On bigger beaches the municipalities usually organize music and dance and some games to entertain the people.

I personally prefer though the area around St. George (without any itinerary) as my sons enjoy fishing on that day and the area there is suitable to do this.  After finishing the BBQ, the men in the party may play some cards or Backgammon, and the ladies are off for a walk and a catch up chat.


According to weather conditions we may spend the whole day outside and only return in the evening, or we may get together at someones house, as we did this year, to finish the day off with a glass of wine. I really like this wine, look out for it when you visit Cyprus!


And from Neoptolemos in Lysos village: Green Monday, the first day of Lent, the day that all Cypriots are looking forward to, to spend in the nature at the countryside and wishing to have sunny weather to enjoy it at the maximum.
It’s the Monday that Cypriots and Greeks abstain from eating meat.
When I think back  to my childhood the more I realise that those years were more genuine, using only the products we had available,  to prepare the picnic in the countryside in a vegetarian way.
I remember sometimes we used to go to the playground of the school in Lysos,  as more people were there for the children to have more options to play with other children.
The fresh broadbeans were my favourite together with fresh artichokes. Most of the times we were eating them raw uncooked! Sometimes we put them in aluminium paper in charcoal and served them with oil and lemon.
Playing football or volley ball without having any net was a must! Sometimes while we were at playground we were organising competitions of running and fighting.
Nowadays more products are available  as well more seafood, and a picnic could include olives, legumes, fruits, kalamari, octopus, shrimps, oysters, cuttlefish, mussels, the traditional Green Monday bread called “Lagana” and “Halvas” a sweet made with tahini sesame paste).

Paphos Carnival video to celebrate Green Monday 


Here is a link to the next Green Monday dates as it is a great time to enjoy the festivities alongside the Cypriots, so why not include the date in your villa holiday?


August villa with pool availability Paphos Cyprus

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We still have some August holiday availability in our Cyprus villas with pools in Paphos.

Here is our mid July to end August 2018 availability with the daily rate for the villa, not per person.

Updated 23/7/18.

So for example 4 bedroom Vineyard View with 8 sharing in August at £136, is just £17 ppp day.

Changeover days apply.

Villas and Cottages with private swimming pools, July August prices and availability:

1 bedroom

The Cottage
25 July to 1 August £85

2 bedroom

Villa Katerina
25 July to 3 August £99

3 bedroom

Villa Argaka Bay
22 August onwards £170

Villa Hera
To 29  July.  From 25  August and 10% discount for 2 adults, £140 to £169

Villa Quardia

8 – 15 August £142 (£995 week reduced)

10 Villa Quardia, Paphos, Cyprus. 3 bedrooms, mountain sea views, own pool (2)

Villa Rosa
From 20 August £142 REDUCED

4 bedroom

Villa Vineyard View
23 August onwards £136

How to book/provisionally book/check changeover days:

  1. Changeover days apply. Please email requested dates to me to check that they fit with bookings and are therefore available to book. I can then provisionally reserve a villa for you for up to 48 hours, with no payment or obligation. I will email a reply to you.
  1. After this, to proceed with a Request, click on the link above/Sundance Villas webpage and select the turquoise link toPrices, Availability and Booking.Select your dates/complete the Booking Request.

Under and over occupancy adjustments: Ignore the webrate, I will adjust the Costing.

You can find Flight Links from UK and Europe here

Read more about Changeover days here

Kindest regards

Irene Hare

Sundance Villas


Tel. 020 84406219   London

Urlaub im Ferienhaus kontra Hotelurlaub

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Einer der Hauptgründe für einen Urlaub in einem Ferienhaus ist sicherlich, dass man genau das machen kann was man möchte und wann man möchte. Kein Anstehen am überfüllten Essenbuffet zu einer bestimmten Zeit und in vorgeschriebener Bekleidung. Der Urlaub in einem Ferienhaus ist die ruhigere Variante und vor allen Dingen braucht man, wenn man mit Kindern unterwegs ist, sich keine Sorgen machen, ob sich Tisch- oder Zimmernachbarn eventuell gestört fühlen. Und das beste: kein frühes Aufstehen, um sich eine Liege am Pool zu sichern.

Ein Ferienhaus schont den Geldbeutel
Gerade für Familien mit Kindern ist der Urlaub in einem Ferienhaus sicher günstiger als das Hotel. Preise beginnen schon bei unter Euro 100 pro Nacht, von den Nebenkosten, die bei einem Hotelurlaub anfallen ganz zu schweigen. Ein Eis am Strand, der kleine Snack zwischendurch, extra Getränke ausserhalb der Essenszeiten und nicht zu vergessen der Liegestuhl und Sonnenschirm am Strand, all dies sind extra Ausgaben, die bei einem Ferienhausurlaub entfallen können.

Viel Platz für alle
In einem Ferienhaus kann man ruhige Zeit zu zweit geniessen, aber auch in einer Gruppe von Freunden oder mit der ganzen Familie hat man es in einem Ferienhaus, das ja meist über einen Garten und Pool verfügt, einfach viel angenehmer.

Für jeden das Richtige
Jeder kann sich ein Ferienhaus ganz nach seinem Geschmack aussuchen. In den Bergen oder am Meer, abseits vom Tourismus, mit Pool oder Jacuzzi, barrierefrei oder besonders kinderfreundlich. Im reichhaltigen Angebot unserer Häuser ist für Jeden etwas dabei.

Entspannen ohne neugierige Nachbarn
Urlaub im Ferienhaus ohne Zimmer- oder Tischnachbarn, die sich vielleicht durch Kinder gestört fühlen könnten. Schwimmen im Pool wann immer man möchte und nicht dann, wann es die Poolzeiten vorschreiben. Einen ganzen Tag im Pyjama verbringen, im Ferienhaus überhaupt kein Problem.

Familienzeit = Zeit zum Lachen, Reden und Spass haben
Warum die schönste Zeit im Jahr mit Fremden verbringen, wenn man doch in einem Ferienhaus mit Familie oder Freunden in Ruhe Spass haben, sich unterhalten, ein Buch lesen, Grillen oder Spiele spielen kann. Im Alltag kommen doch alle diese Dinge viel zu kurz. Gerade Kinder werden diesen Urlaub geniessen, wenn sie ihr eigenes Zimmer haben können, Platz zum Spielen haben, nicht leise sein müssen und das Spielzeug nutzen, das in vielen unserer Ferienhäuser zur Verfügung gestellt wird.

Kultur und Gastfreundschaft erleben
Da die meisten Ferienhäuser nicht in den Touristenhochburgen liegen hat man bei einem Ferienhausurlaub die Gelegenheit die Sitten und Gebräuche und vor allen Dingen die zypriotische Gastfreundschaft hautnah zu erleben sowie die zypriotische Küche geniessen zu können.

 Wlan, Musik hören, Filme ansehen
In Hotels ist das WLAN in den Zimmern oft extra zu zahlen und das in der Lobby überladen. In einem Ferienhaus kein Problem, denn es wird kostenlos zur Verfügung gestellt und nur von Ihnen genutzt. DVD- und CD-Spieler sind auch meist vorhanden, so dass einem ruhigen Musik- der Filmeabend nichts im Weg steht.

Mit wenig Gepäck in den Urlaub
Da all unsere Ferienhäuser Waschmaschinen haben, Bettwäsche, Handtücher und sogar Poolhandtücher sowie Kinderausstattung auf Anfrage zur Verfügung gestellt werden, braucht man wirklich nur die wichtigsten Sachen einpacken und so kann man vielleicht nur mit Handgepäck in den Urlaub reisen und den teuren Aufpreis für extra Gepäck sparen.

Freie Flugauswahl
Fliegen vom nächstgelegenen Flughafen zum günstigsten Preis ist bei der Buchung eines Ferienhauses kein Problem, da man seinen Flug selbst bucht und nicht den im Pauschalpaket mit Hotel angebotenen Flug nehmen muss. Auch muss man nicht wochenweise buchen, 8, 10 oder 12 Tage sind ggf. auch möglich.

Wie Sie sehen, gibt es viele Gründe, die für einen Ferienhausurlaub sprechen und vielleicht möchten ja auch Sie es einmal ausprobieren?

Flüge von Deutschland nach Zypern

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Zypern – wo die Götter Urlaub machen

Cyprus Airways  ist langjährigen Zypernbesuchern sicherlich noch ein Begriff. Die staatseigene Fluglinie die 2015 ihren Betrieb einstellen musste, hat im Sommer 2017 in neuem Design mit 3 Flugstrecken den Flugbetrieb wieder aufgenommen. Ab Mai 2018 wird Cyprus Airways von Larnaka aus Zürich (Dienstag und Samstag), München (Samstag) und Stuttgart (Dienstag) in ihr Programm aufnehmen.
Seit 2016 gibt es die zypriotische Fluggesellschaft Cobald Air die ab 1. November 2017 auch die Strecke von Larnaka nach Frankfurt anbietet und dies zu sehr guten Preisen. Erfreuliche Nachrichten für unsere deutschen Kunden aus dem Raum Düsseldorf: Cobalt Air startet neben der schon existierenden Route Frankfurt-Larnaka nun auch die Strecke Larnaka-Düsseldorf und zwar jeweils donnerstags und samstags ab 03. Mai 2018.
Easyjet bietet mit der Strecke Larnaka nach Berlin-Schönefeld zweimal pro Woche eine Verbindung nach Deutschland an und dies zu oftmals sehr günstigen Preisen:
Erfreulich ist, dass auch die Condor im Jahr 2018 weiterhin Larnaka anfliegt und zwar im Direktflug von Düsseldorf, Frankfurt und München jeweils montags und freitags sowie dienstags von Hannover.
Lufthansa bedient die Strecke Frankfurt-Larnaka und München-Larnaka direkt mehrmals wöchentlich
Von vielen anderen deutschen Flughäfen fliegt die Lufthansa in Kooperation mit Swiss Air (Drehkreuz Zürich) oder Austrian Airlines (Drehkreuz Wien) ebenfalls Larnaka an.
Blue Air bietet auch in 2018, allerdings mit Zwischenstop die Strecke von Köln, Hamburg und Stuttgart nach Larnaka an:
Für Kunden, die nah an Belgien wohnen oder denen eine längere Anfahrt nichts ausmacht, könnte auch der oftmals sehr günstige Ryanair Direktflug Brüssel-Larnaka interessant sein:
Germania wird auch in 2018 weiterhin Pafos anfliegen und zwar mittwochs und sonntags von Düsseldorf, Hamburg, Nürnberg und Berlin. dazu fliegt die Transavia von Amsterdam Pafos jeweils montags und dienstags an:
Eurowings wird in 2018 nicht nur Larnaka, sondern auch Pafos anfliegen, dies allerdings erst ab Juli 2018 und mit Drehkreuz Wien von Köln, Düsseldorf, Stuttgart und Hamburg. Als Direktflug wird Larnaka von Köln jeweils donnerstags und Stuttgart jeweils samstags angeflogen:

Die Fahrzeit über die Autobahn von Larnaka nach Pafos beträgt 1 1/2 Stunden, es ist eine einfache Strecke mit sehr schönen Ausblicken. So erreichen Sie Pafos und die umliegenden Orte, in denen unsere Ferienhäuser liegen sehr bequem. Sollten Sie Ihren Mietwagen über die von uns empfohlene Mietwagenfirma Cy-Breeze Rentals Ltd buchen, wird den Kunden von Sundance Villas ein erholsamer und kostengünstiger Transfer nach Pafos, Hauptsitz der Mietwagenfirma, angeboten.
Die folgende Seite gibt Ihnen eine gute Übersicht über alle möglichen Flüge und ermöglicht auch Kombibuchungen mit unterschiedlichen Fluglinien, da immer nach der günstigsten Verbindung gesucht wird.

Ich wuerde mich freuen, Sie in 2018 persönlich auf Zypern begrüssen zu können.

Gern können Sie mich auch direkt kontaktieren unter

Für heute verbleibe ich mit einem sonnigen Gruss aus Pafos
Nicole Rohling February 2018


Top reasons why renting a holiday villa is better than staying in a hotel

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Reasons why renting a villa is better for you than staying in a hotel?

Well, you do not have to get up at the crack of dawn to put towels on your sun loungers for starters!

Seriously though, it is so much more relaxing having a pool to yourselves. This swan came all the way from Stafford in order that my daughter and friend could try and copy a photo of Calvin Harris and Taylor Swift. It was much more difficult than they thought as the impact of the second woman landing on the swan meant the other one shot off. So they decided to film it and after about 70 attempts they got this screenshot! I can tell you they would not have even attempted this in a hotel pool with people watching…

Swan Yes

Turn off the alarm clock. Eat what you like whenever you like, and enjoy lay-ins knowing you have not missed breakfast! It has simply changed to brunch!

Free Wi-Fi! All our villas have free Wi-Fi, whereas Hotels usually charge for it or it is only available in the lobby or bar.

Free TV streaming via a media box or Satellite TV at most of our villas. We also have a DVD or CD player at many villas

Your pool is open 24 hours at a villa whereas hotel pools have opening and closing times. Enjoy a cooling midnight swim under the stars at your villa or an early pre breakfast wake up swim! With the pool all to yourself!

Quality time! Why make chit chat with strangers in a hotel, when you could be spending precious quality time with your family in a villa: spending time outdoors and at your own private pool, reading a book undisturbed, (my favourite),  cooking on the BBQ, (Cyprus is perfect for this), trying new foods together, playing games, walking on the beach or taking a stroll around the villa lanes, trying the local tavernas for delicious Cyprus food and local Cypriot wines, (my favourite again)

More Space: No comparison, a villa rental wins hands down. There is a fair amount of “down time” on a holiday and a hotel room can feel like a box, so where do you go, the bar? The poolside? If the poolside, are there any spare sun loungers?

Privacy: As you may know, privacy is high on my list when selecting villas for my Portfolio. It is something I always look for on my holidays too. Find our “Romantic and Secluded” villas here.
Many villas are “all over tan” locations, and also perfect for those of us who prefer poolside privacy.

Choose a villa to suit the needs of your party. There are times when you may like to bring the family, so you may choose to be close to the sea, or in the Coral Bay area with lots going on. Other times it may be just the 2 of you, and you can have a 2 person discount

Choose the flights from the airport you prefer, and the dates. Here at Sundance Villas we provisionally reserve the dates whilst you book your own flights from your local airport. Often the Hotels can only be booked as packages via the main airports. With a villa holiday you CAN fly from Bournemouth, Exeter, Cardiff, Liverpool, Edinburgh, Aberdeen etc. 

Villa rentals are great value for money! For example our 4 bed 4 bath Vineyard Villas in Kathikas are only £78 per person per week in October, based on 8 sharing, and the rate includes a hamper and Wi-Fi! Find them in our Budget Villas

Feeling of being at home. Wear what you like, no dress code at the villas. (I have stayed at a hotel where they even “dressed” for breakfast.)

Pack light and save money on luggage! Our villas all have washing machines, so you have the freedom to do your own laundry. This means you can pack lighter. Some clients just bring a small carry on case

Happy children: Children love to say in villas as it often means they can have their own room. You can also request toys, as many of our clients leave their inflatables behind for later guests. We really appreciate this. If you book a secluded villa like Villa Ampelitis,  Villa Aurora,  Villa Zephirine or Villa Quardia, then you have no immediate neighbours, so the children can make lots of noise, ask me

Local tavern will collect you and take you back free of charge, when you go there for a meal. This happens at Gerania taverna in the next village to Villa AmpelitisThe food is good and you will be eating with the locals.  Not having to drive means you can really enjoy the evening with some drinks. This is unique, ask me for more info

Villa rentals put you in a better location than a hotel, to enjoy the local culture.
Of course Hotels are touristy, but our villa rentals are not located in the touristy parts of Cyprus, so you can really experience true Cyprus. Find our Rural and Villages villas here

No plastic wrist bands… do they still exist?

And I shall end on this saying: “A Cypriot will treat a stranger with the same warmth that he treats a friend.
I have found this to be true.

So if you have never stayed in a villa with a private pool, give it a try, you won’t regret it!

Find more information about how to provisionally book a villa and changeover days here
Irene Hare
Updated 17/2/2018

Paphos and Polis in Winter

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I often get asked if places remain open in Winter and most of them do. There are many British and other nationalities living happily all year in Cyprus, and there is always something interesting to do.

Here is an example from Wave Dancer, the only cruise boat in Paphos harbour which has kitchens on board, and this is where the food is prepared. Your representative Nicole can  often advise on trips, excursions and restaurants etc.


Wavedancer Newsletter winter 2017 2018 For blog


Travel Insurance. Helpful links

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Don’t leave it until later! Get Travel Insurance as soon as you book any part of a holiday.

Travel Insurance is vital, and yet many people do not take it out when booking a holiday, which means they are not covered if they need to cancel, or if an airline goes bust.
They leave it until later, something unexpected happens, and they have no travel insurance cover, so cannot claim anything back. Unfortunately this is quite common.

If you are reading this, please ensure you and other members of your party have taken out Travel Insurance for your holiday.

March 2018. Hot Press update. After I sent the Newsletter prompting people to ensure they have got Travel Insurance, client Mr C., who I know has pre-existing medical conditions and is 81 years old, called me to confirm that he had almost given up getting affordable travel insurance, (quotes between £2000 & £4000), but followed the nudges below and has just got an Annual Insurance for £205 with Insure and Go. He said Insure and Go phoned him to ensure the medical history was accurate, he was impressed and can now enjoy his Cyprus holiday, almost his 50th in Paphos!!!!

Just chatting on Sundance Villas Facebook Page about this and another client, Steve, says he always insures with Insure and Go

All Clear Traveller is just one insurer who covers for pre-existing medial conditions

Pre Existing short trip


If you are struggling to get a reasonable quote have you tried WHICH? You can get a month’s membership for a very low cost and search for what you need

Annual Ins

Staysure were voted most trusted Travel Insurance provider by Moneywise in 2017.

I often refer to Money Saving Expert for holiday related information as they are extremely money minded.

In the light of Monarch going bust in 2017 and Ryan Air cancelling flights, which made us all edgy, here is a link that I found of interest:

Does your travel insurance cover an airline going bust?

Top tip: Always read the small print