With its pristine beaches, turquoise waters and rich cultural history, it’s no surprise that the Republic of Cyprus is a premier destination for both a Mediterranean island retreat and a place to call home. Dine on the finest cuisine, explore museums and art galleries, or embrace the outdoor adventure with hiking trails and cycling—there is no shortage of things to do on the ancient island. Here are five spectacular properties that will call you to the shores of Cyprus in no time.
Located in Limassol, this six-bedroom, six-bathroom villa blends sustainable living with barefoot luxury. Architecturally, the development project blends contemporary design as well as the beauty of the natural environment. The ethos of the villa is to invite nature inside, with huge windows and doors leading to the lush grounds. The villas in this development were designed by AECOM, a globally acclaimed infrastructure firm. The backdrop to the villas is an 18-hole championship golf course. As a resident, you will have access to the onsite wellness center, which boasts holistic rejuvenation. For the exercise enthusiast, you will have access to tennis courts, yoga and meditation lawns and basketball facilities.
This four-bedroom, four-bathroom regal manor sits atop the upper east area of Kyrenia, with gorgeous views of the city and the sparkling Mediterranean Sea. A mere ten minutes from the coast, this historical heirloom estate is rich in classic architecture that harkens back to the British Colonial era of Cyprus. The massive gardens and elegant fountains give way to the beauty that is on the inside of the estate. A marble staircase is backlit with stained glass windows, a focal point of the entryway. Arches and wooden accents run throughout the property, as well as an antique chandelier hanging from the high ceiling in the grand entrance. The bedrooms on the upper floors have stunning vistas of the gardens and are equipped with private balconies.
This three-bedroom, three-bathroom villa sits in one of the most prestigious areas of Peyia, Paphos. The area is known as the Sea Caves and is in walking distance to the water and a short drive from Coral Beach Hotel & Resort. The property is an entertainer’s dream, with ample space for al fresco dining and lounging. The pool has a stellar view of the sea, so you can take a dip and feel the sea breeze on your face. On the ground floor, you will find a double ensuite bedroom as well as a modern kitchen. The open-plan living and dining area allows easy flow between rooms. The two additional bedrooms are complete with ensuites and fitted wardrobes, ensuring each guest or resident has privacy and space. Each bedroom also boasts private balconies to take your morning coffee or evening glass of wine. Throughout the home, you will find traditional stone accents and smooth, clean lines.
This five-bedroom, five-bathroom stunner is located in Esentepe, which is lovingly dubbed the “Saint-Tropez” of the Eastern Mediterranean. The property boasts unobstructed vistas of the sea and the magnificent Kyrenia mountain range. Throughout the home, you will find natural stone, marble finishes and a beautiful white and blue color palette that embodies the essence of Cyprus. The home has AC units to ensure absolute comfort during the summer months, as well as central heating and solar panels. A gorgeous pool awaits you with plenty of lounging area. The chef’s kitchen has granite countertops and the open-concept living room has glass doors that face the pool. An impressive marble staircase with iron railings leads you to the upper floor. The primary suite is a place of elegance with its own private terrace.
This breathtaking four-bedroom, four-bathroom villa is located in the desirable area of Polis. Ideal for catching sunsets, the home is located in an exclusive gated development ensuring the most in privacy and security. Here in this seaside marvel, indoor and outdoor living blends effortlessly together so you can enjoy the Mediterranean climate. The property boasts both covered and uncovered verandas, a BBQ area and plenty of entertaining and lounge areas. Guests and loved ones can enjoy the sparkling infinity pool as others lounge and soak up the Cyprus rays. Inside, the gourmet kitchen features an island and breakfast bar. The home has a detached dining room where you can host any number of dinner parties. Three bedrooms can be found on the first floor, each with an ensuite, as well as built-in wardrobes and verandas. The rooftop area features a laundry room. The basement/lower floor is ideal for a home theater where you can cozy up for movie nights, or a home gym where you can work on your fitness.