Skarinou traditional houses consists of four traditional stone built houses recently restored / renovated in the heart of one of the most beatifull villages in Cyprus in a historic neighbourhood. The local traditional architecture of the houses is unique. Each house consist of 4-5 apartments, studios or 1 bedroom built around private yards with balconies, indoor arches and other traditional features. Each apartment is different having its own special character and identity. The traditional court yards of each house is a peaceful place to rest, enjoy, sunbathe or to read a book.
Anna House was built in two stages in 1880 and 1930 and was renovated in 2000. It has an amazing inner yard with lemon and other fruit trees which forward their shadows for book reading.Walking at the narrow streets around Anna House, visitors experience the majesty of the small picturesque village with the small coffee shops and the traditional restaurants.
Cosmas House was built in 1870 and renovated in 1998. It is located at the village center, a few meters away from the church of “Panayia Odigitria”. The internal stone made yard is offered for relaxation and sunbathing. Every apartment has a private area in the yard furnished with wooden chairs and tables and it is connected with the swimming pool area. Every corner of Cosmas House is full of sweet memories of the days where happiness and peace prevailed in the house of Cosmas’ family. Cosmas House renewed to offer vacations which combine the comfort of the room facilities and the quietness of the small traditional village. Cosmas House offers peace and silence for those who know how to appreciate the countryside.
It was built between 1850 and 1900 and it has1 luxury studio, 1 one-bedroom apartment and 1 two-bedroom apartment. It has an inner yard and it offers a private veranda area for each apartment. The yard is connected to the swimming pool area.
Michalis House is an ideal choice for families of 5 and above persons who wish to have privacy at their vacations as it is also offered as a package house.
It was built in 1920 and it has 1 studio,1 luxury studio and 2 one-bedroom apartments . and it is offered for visitors who appreciated privacy and quietness. It shares a swimming pool.
Each apartment has an open plan dining and kitchen area. The kitchenettes are equipped with a hob, fridge, toaster and iron.
There is a washing machine in a wash room available for use by all guests. High chairs and a baby cot can be provided free of charge as well as linen and towels. All the properties amenities are listed below:
Located in the village of Skarinou (Larnaca).
Area Information/Places of Interest:
Larnaca sea front lined with tavernas, restaurants and bars is reminiscent of a continental promenade with it's mature palm trees making it a focal point and popular meeting place for tourists and Cypriots alike. Situated at the end of the promenade is the resorts lovely marina, frequented by yachtsmen from all parts of the world and at the western end is the towns 17th century fort.
On the outskirts of Larnaca is a large salt lake which is home in the cooler months to graceful colonies of flamingos and other migratory birds. In a peaceful setting on the edge of the salt lake lies the Hala Sultan Tekesi, built to the memory of Prophet Mohammed's aunt.
A new tourist area has been developed to the east of the town along a stretch of sandy beach with water sports available. With a well appointed shopping centre in the main town and numerous facilities Larnaca is a popular tourist resort. Situated to the South West of Larnaca is the small Cypriot village of Pervolia, just 8km from Larnaca town.