In Greek mythology, Persephone is the daughter of Zeus and Demeter. Homer describes her as the formidable, venerable, majestic queen.
Persephone Cottage is located in the village of Platres (Troodos mountain) and is 25 kilometres north-west of the city of Limassol. It's also 45 kilometres southwest of the capital Nicosia and 5 kilometres from Troodos square.
The villages in Troodos are very charming and contain folk architecture and cobbled streets.
Persephone Cottage is a mid-size, two-level house with lots of charm! The cottage is set on a sloped site surrounded by pine trees facing an open landscape. Α big backyard for kids to play is provided, and a picnic table for outdoor family dinners also. The cottage is perfect for couples or mid-size families. It takes around 5 minutes to walk to Platres centre where you can shop most necessities at the grocery store, pharmacy and liquor store, find some local restaurants and a handicraft store.
Platres is picture-perfect for hiking and leisurely walks. With different slopes of varying degrees, it is great for people of all ages and abilities. Refer to the Cyprus Nature Trails and European Long Distance Path E4 publications for lists of available trails.
A complete network of amazing walking trails starting either from the top of the Troodos mountains, with unspoiled, breathtaking views over the sea and the nearby villages or across the rivers where the sounds of nature blended with the beauty of the trees and plants invite you to a lifetime experience beyond your imagination and expectations. Live the moment.
Downstairs there is an open kitchen, dining area, sitting room with fireplace and two bedrooms, a bathroom with bathtub and toilet. A rather steep spiral staircase leads to the comfortable upper level with one bedroom and a double bed, bathroom with toilet and showers.
The cottage is updated and fully stocked with linens, towels, toilet paper and toiletries. The kitchen contains place settings for 8, dishes, bowls, knives, dry goods, spices and condiments all for you to use. It is stocked with all cooking appliances and utensils, as well as a good selection of teas and local coffee.
There are plenty of games, puzzles, and books for both children and adults.
Relax and enjoy outside the large backyard with amenities including bbq, a dining table, and a wooden bench. High-quality bed linens, bath towels and high-quality toiletries with essential oil are included in this amazing space.
Enhance your senses and experience to the full one of the most beautiful places in the whole world.
Platres can be found in the district of Limassol and is 25 kilometres north-west of the city of Limassol. It's also 45 kilometres southwest of the capital Nicosia and 5 kilometres from Troodos square. Platres is renowned for its warm welcoming hospitality, traditional local cuisine.
The village is built amphitheatrically with a variation in low and high altitudes in certain parts of the village. The average altitude of Platres is around 1200 meters.
The altitude and location of the Village are ideal. Platres climate is perfect. During summertime, the climate is dry, with little or no humidity with temperatures well below the average of those on other areas on the island.
Rainfall in Platres is one of the highest in Cyprus and the proof is dense forest and lush vegetation surrounding the village.
The temperature all the year-round and is ideal. During summertime, the climate is dry, with little or no humidity with temperatures well below the average of those on other areas on the island.
Heading to Cyprus and wondering what to see and do? Here's a list of few attractions and places nearby the cottage to visit :
- Omodhos village centre - 15m by car
- Lofou village centre - 20m by car
- Vasa village centre - 20m by car
- Kourion ancient city -30m by car (beautiful beach)
- Troodos mountains - 10m by car
- Sanctuary of Apollon Hylates- 30m by car
- Kaledonia falls - 10m by car
- Platres village centre - 1m by car
- Pissouri village and Pissouri Bay - 30m by car
We have no doubt that the best way to discover Cyprus is with your own wheels, but before you rent a car, if you wish we could provide useful information on the process of renting a car and on driving in Cyprus. Please keep in mind Cyprus is a left-hand drive.
We will give you your privacy but we are only a message/phone call away should you need anything.
Guests may conveniently self-check-in using their assigned gate code provided before arrival time. Simply enter your code at the gate and park your car somewhere in the huge designated parking area.
Other things to know :
Our neighbourhood is very safe and our property is very exclusive!
50% of the total amount, 48hrs after booking confirmation.
The rest of the amount, seven days prior to Arrival/Check-in.
In case of cancellation up to seven days prior to arrival, the whole amount is fully refundable.
For this cottage, there is a cleaning fee of €50 per stay.