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Ampeli Villa: 2019 Updates

We are constantly on the lookout for ways to tweak and improve your stay at aiming to make it as easy, comfortable and welcoming as we can. In addition to our regular maintenance, there’s an ever-growing list of ideas for
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Brexit Need To Knows

Like everyone else we had hoped that this would be finalised by now. Rest assured you can still happily arrange a holiday to Cyprus whatever happens with Brexit in the coming weeks and months. At the time of writing, (31
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Waiting for the show at Pissouri amphitheatre

Live Music For Summer Evenings in Pissouri

A visit to Pissouri amphitheatre for one of the summer ‘tribute act’ shows is one of our favs. There’s something magical and special about a live musical performance, and when it includes so many familiar numbers, you’re on to a
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Rip Off Britain Holidays presenters

Before Booking a Villa…

A Cautionary Tale: Booking.com The first story in today’s episode of Rip Off Britain Holidays (currently available on BBC iPlayer) is a warning to anyone contemplating booking through an OTA (Online Travel Agent). In this particular instance it was Booking.com,
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Fabulous pink flamingos

Flamingo Facts Quiz

When the salt lakes fill, the flamingos arrive Huge numbers of greater flamingos can be seen on Larnaca and Akrotiri salt lakes over the winter. As part of their conservation remit, BirdLife Cyprus observers contribute to the International Waterbird Census
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Happy Frappe Day!

Happy Frappe Day!

Quite a lot of Greek and Cypriot food and drink specialities were happy accidents, and here’s another… In 1957, Nestle representative Dimitris Vakondios – attending a conference in Thessaloniki – found himself without access to a kettle to make himself
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easyJet summer flights 2019

easyJet Summer 2019 Flight Releases

Thursdays 20 and 27 September If you plan to visit Cyprus next summer, the next two Thursdays are significant dates for easyJet customers. With flights from regional airports around the UK including Luton, Gatwick, Manchester, Bristol and Edinburgh, an average
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Relaxing in a hammock star gazing

Summer Sky-Watching

One of the pleasures of warm evenings outdoors is lying back on a lounger or relaxing in a hammock and gazing up at the night sky. Because there’s much less light pollution than in more populated locations, and frequent cloudless
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Cyprus Beaches app

New Cyprus Beaches App

Thought you knew the Cyprus coastline? Surely no-one knows it like Andreas Papadopoulos. The detail in this meticulously researched app is fantastic – search for disabled access, public transport, picnic sites, watersports, sunbeds, WiFi. Plus maps, route planner, photographs, tips
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