The Mariela Hotel Apartments is a recently updated and extended complex of 64 units. It is consists 38 one bedroom apts (2-4 persons) and 38 studios(2-3 persons). Is a charming complex with own friendly family atmosphere surrounded by beautiful gardens.
The owners and their family live on the premises and therefore assistance is available 24hours a day. The hotel, including the apartments, is floored throughout with marble thus ensuring a cool atmosphere throughout the day, the reception/lounge/bar area is additionally equipped with air-conditioning and overhead fans should the ice in your drink be melting too quickly. All apartments have air-conditioning, which can be activated for a modest extra charge, and each has its own private balcony should you wish to take the sun during the day or sit in peace in the evening. Each apartment has its own private bathroom with shower and toilet, towels are provided, as is bed linen, which is changed regularly by the maid who attends Monday to Saturday. A partial kitchen is fitted into each apartment comprising a gas/electric hob and refrigerator. All necessary utensils and crockery are provided. The bar / dining / reception area opens onto a patio, which in turn leads to the pool area with sun beds and two swimming pools both of which are bordered by planted gardens, trees and shrubs adding to the peace and tranquillity of the surroundings.
The main square of the town is a pleasant 10 minute stroll and is where the majority of restaurants offering food of all varieties are situated although there are at least half a dozen closer if you don’t want to walk that far. Prices are extremely reasonable.
Coasts and beaches are within easy reach by car or taxi. A 20 minute wander past citrus groves and through a eucalyptus trees will take you to the sandy ‘Campsite’ beach where you can relax all day within easy reach of both food and drink from a snack bar on the beach. The other shingle beach is situated on the edge of Latchi, the next village, which also has a very pretty harbour from where there are daily boat trips.
There are many places worth visiting in the vicinity of area from ancient ruins, to the Akamas peninsular, home to many different species of flowers and wildlife, and to those linked to characters from mythology. A stop at the Tourist Information Centre near the local bus stop, will provide you with all the information you need.
For the more adventurous, a drive into the hills and on up to Troodos will give you a chance to see the smaller villages and the magnificent views of the countryside below. For the less adventurous, safari trips are available.The local inhabitants whether they are in business or otherwise tend to treat you as a guest rather than a tourist. Most speak English to varying degrees and will do whatever they can to make your stay a pleasant one.