Effrosyni or Efrosyni is a female Greek name which derives from the Greek word “effraino” which means “to bring joy” or “to please”. Therefore, Effrosyni is the woman who pleases and brings happiness and joy to the hearts of people.
Villa Efrosyni by Agroholidays situated in the majestic village of Platres characterized by poets and writers as the New Helvetia* (*Switzerland) is the ideal get away for experiencing nature’s beauty all year round and revitalize your senses exploring the surroundings of Troodos Mountain Range.
A cobblestone, warm, spacious villa surrounded by nature and impeccable mountain views honoring her name statements to the fullest.
This villa is fully air-conditioned, offers 4-bedrooms with 1 Bathroom, 1 shower and a Guest Toilet.
Accommodation to max. 9 pax. For additional convenience the property can provide towels and bed linen for an extra charge.
Fully equipped kitchen with plate ware, cooking pots, spices and condiments to cover all needs.
Dining areas in both indoor and outdoor.
Enjoy your coffee in the cobblestone terrace surrounded by a beautiful garden, the ideal space to have a BBQ on a sunny day.
Experience the serenity of majestic mountain views and rejuvenating essence of pine trees from your balcony.
Let the warmth of the fireplace with a glass of wine or a cup of tea relax you after your daily leisure walks around the forest while others are enjoying a movie on the flat screen tv. Puzzles, table games and books for all ages are available.
Free private parking.
This beautiful property is entirely available for our guests.
The best means of transport to get around in Platres is to get a rental car, a taxi or even a bus.
Villa Efrosyni is situated in the picturesque village of Platres. Surrounded by countless nature trails, ideal for hiking adventures and nature lovers.
Family friendly with Sparti adventure park only 600m away.
All necessities such as Convenience store, Pharmacy, Liquor Store, Butchery, Bakery are only a 15min walk away.
Kalidonia Waterfall was named by the Scots when visiting the area of Platres, around 1878 and are located two kilometres north of Platres. The Scottish ware amazed by the beauty and the resemblance of the waterfall with their homeland. (Scotland used to be called Kalidonia in ancient times). Kalidonia Waterfalls are among the highest natural waterfalls we have in Cyprus. The water of the waterfall falls vertically from a height of 12m. The visitor may visit the area using the roadway towards the waterfall or following nature trail on foot leading to it near Psilodentro.
Millomeris waterfall is located in the south-eastern region of Platres one kilometer away from the starting point of the nature trail that leads to the Waterfall. Water falls from a height of 15 meters and Millomeris is among the highest natural Waterfalls of the island. Millomeris was not well known until the recent years, since its location was not accessible. Among the works carried out from the community council (roadways and nature trail) Millomeris Waterfalls attracts many visitors and tourists with its natural beauty.
Countless Nature Trails and Mountain Bike Cycling routes.
Picnic & Camping Areas inside the heart of the Forest.
Rated as one of the top ten ‘must visit’ places in the Cyprus Mountains by the Scandinavian Tourist Organisation (SNB) and out of the top one hundred 'hot spots' OF THE WORLD, Cyprus Chocolates are rated at number tenby the international airport magazine 'Aireus'
A visit to the Platres Chocolate Workshop truly is an unforgettable experience, whether you are just tasting the free chocolate dip or taking part in one of the fun-filled chocolate making lessons – or even just purchasing the unique Cyprus Chocolates - chocolates so delicious they are enjoyed by many Heads of State including the Queen of England and her family.
Churches & Chapels
Panayia Faneromenis Holy Church
The first church of Platres was the chapel of "Panagias Faneromenis", situated between Platres and Kato Platres. In 1880 a more recent church, carrying the same name, was built closer to Platres. Later on, the church was demolished, and a new, bigger, more majestic church was built at the same place funded by Mr. Frixos I. Demetriou.The inauguration of the new church occurred in 1973. It is an architecturally and aesthetically beautiful Church, a jewel and a monument of the community and it's worth seeing by the visitors of Platres.
Panayia Iamatiki Chapel (Samatziotissas)
Building of the chapel started during 1940 on the ruins of an old church and completed on 1975.
The chapel is dedicated to Panayia Iamatiki (the One that heals) but the name that prevailed is chapel of Panayia Samatziotissa since is build within the region Samatzia close to Forest Park Hotel. A liturgy takes place at the chapel twice a year, on the Tuesday of Easter Week and on the 31st of August.
Ayios Nicolaos Chapel
Ayios Nicolaos chapel completed on 1995 and is built upon the ruins of and old church. The people of Platres use to have a liturgy at the church once a year, until 1930. Today a liturgy takes place at the chapel twice a year, on the 6th of December and on Low Sunday.
The overwhelming historical monastery of Trooditissa was founded in 990 but the current building dates back to 1731 located in the southern slopes of Troodos mountain range is only 3.6km away, it is believed that couples with fertility issues find comfort and hope with their prayers to Virgin Mary.
It is built at an altitude of 1,500m (4566 feet).
Platres can be found in the district of Limassol and is 25 kilometers north-west of city of Limassol. It's also 45 kilometers south-west of the capital Nicosia and 5 kilometers from Troodos square. The village is built amphitheatrically with a variation in low and high altitude in certain parts of the village. An average altitude of Platres is around1200 meters.
Charming taverns with delicious local gastronomic experiences. Cosy coffee shops offering local desserts.
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 €70 per stay.