Tips On Choosing The Right Holiday Apartment In Cyprus
Congratulations for picking Cyprus for your holiday. Whether it is for your summer holidays, winter break, wedding or honeymoon you have picked a great destination.
The next step is to choose between the options for holiday rental properties that are available in the region of your choice. In Cyprus you can choose from Pafos, also spelt as Paphos, Peyia, Polis, Latchi, Ayia Napa, Larnaca, Limassol and the Troodos. A lot of the festivals and major cultural evernts take place around the harbour areas of Pafos, Latchi or Latsi, Polis, Limmassol and Larnaca.
Here are a few suggestions to help you sort through the various choices and pick the rental property that is ideal for your needs.
One of the considerations to keep in mind is the proximity to the sights and activities that you want to enjoy during your holiday. If isolation and walking and trekking are what you are looking for you have some incredible country in Cyprus to choose from. From the Akamas to the Troodos mountains. If culture and nightlife are what you are looking for you are heading to the perfect island for that too. There is a huge supply of holiday houses, villas and apartments in Paphos, Larnaca or Ayia Napa, Polis, Latchi, Peyia to mention just a few areas you can choose from.
Paphos, Larnaca and Limassol are the most populated and major tourist destinations, and the bars, restaurants, hotels and holiday home owners cater for needs of visitors. Access to all the major attractions, waterparks and places of interest is well catered for. Most of the beaches are cleaned daily in the high season, have lifeguards in attendance and have the blue flag accreditation. You can have direct flights to both Paphos and Larnaca from most UK airports, all year round.
If you prefer lying on a beach and getting a great sun tan, you may want to look for a apartment or a villa within 5-10 km driving distance to the beach. Fortunately, everywhere on the island is within easy driving distance. Remember, the closer you are to the beach the more premium a price you will have to pay for your accommodation. Knowing and planning what you want to do in advance will help you choose rental properties that make doing all your favorite things simple and easy.
You will also want to bear in mind that renting will depend on the amount of money you have set aside for the holiday. You may have to weigh up between renting a luxury villa and renting a more modest apartment in a more of a village location. This way even if you are spending a lot of money on eating out and going on the tour or cruise of your choice, as least it is being subsidized by the lower rent. This way you can enjoy yourself without worrying about the rising cost of your holiday.
Self catering, as opposed to all inclusive also means that you can control the cost of your food intake and spending. You will have freedom to plan you day and excursions without having to force yourself to get back in time for the evening meal which you have already paid for.
As far as possible, choose your holiday rental property based on creating an environment that will make you happy and everyone in your party happy and comfortable. The beds should be of good quality pleasant and provide a good night’s sleep. Attention to high standards of guest accommodation also extends to details clean bedding and towels, kitchen and dining space, good quality equipment, lounging areas, a garden and pool area of a high quality.
You want to feel that you are a guest and not just another passing paying tourist. All these factors will determine the level of the satisfaction you will derive from the property during your stay.
It is in the best interest of owner to provide the best they can as it will make the difference between whether you will come back again and again or choose to go somewhere else.
Choose a property that will provide you with as many of your creature comforts as possible, while still allowing you to get around and about.
Choosing the right holiday rental property is about keeping within your budget while securing as many of the other benefits as possible. In other words, make sure you are getting value for money. Being close to the locations where the events and activities you wish to enjoy will also go a long way in making your stay enjoyable and memorable. Having spacious accommodation that is comfortable and inviting will be the icing on the cake.
Key features to look for when choosing between holiday rental properties are:
- discounts available to secure your booking
- flexibility to stay longer or curtail your stay
- whether fresh linen and towels are provided, together with a washing machine and drying facilities
- distance to the shops and other neighboring properties
- payment terms, how is the deposit and when does the balance need to be paid
- terms and conditions if you need to cancel unexpectedly
- security bond requirements
- directions for finding and driving to the accommodation
- visitor information, local amenities and attractions and emergency contact details of the owner and emergency services
- security issues, a safe deposit box
Good luck and enjoy your perfect holiday rental property in Cyprus, the All Year round island!
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