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APOKRYFO GUESTHOUSE

APOKRYFO comes from the greek definition of "a hidden away... kept secret", a fitting name for this secluded property. APOKRYFO is a unique hideaway located at the edge of the picturesque village of Lofou, in the foothills of Mount Olympus, Cyprus.
This boutique hotel is made up of a cluster of old stone houses that have been painstakingly renovated by the owners local architect Vakis Hadjikyriacou and his interior designer wife Diana.

The wide range of accommodation includes suites, one bedroom studios and two and three bedroom houses, all are equipped with satellite TV, DVD/CD player, WiFi internet, king size beds, central heating and airconditioning, several rooms have fireplaces and others have private courtyards. Apokryfo can accommodate up to 38 guests making it a perfect location for individual bookings, family groups and small private functions.
The AGRINO restaurant, serves cypriot local cuisine full of originality, in the summer guests can dine on the rooftop terrace overlooking the village or in the courtyard besides the turquise pool.
Our spa facilities includes massage and beauty treatments by appointments and complementary use of our cosy gym, sauna and steam bath. The hotel lounge area in the main building has a library complete with board games and an open fireplace open to all guests and visitors. 
Our staff can arrange on request walking maps and guides for you to explore Lofou village and the surrounding area.
Three golf courses are located within a 30 min drive from APOKRYFO as well as skiing and mountain biking in Troodos. Day sailing excursions and sunset cruises can be arranged on board luxury yachts around Limassol Bay.

Since APOKRYFO opened in 2009 it has been highly awarded by Conde Nast Traveller and Trip Advisor.

THE HOUSES

Each of the Apokryfo houses has been painstakingly designed with tasteful furniture and furnishings and state of the art comforts, all including private courtyard space. 
They are all equipped with: Individually controlled air-conditioning, heating, flat screen TV with international channels, CD/DVD player, complimentary WiFi internet, direct dial telephone, kitchenette, hairdryer, magnifying mirror, bathrobes, slippers and pool towels.
The smaller houses, the STERNA, the GATEHOUSE and the CORNER HOUSE are ideal for a couple with one or two children, a cosy double bedroom and living room equiped with a kitchenette, sofas which turn into beds and a private balcony.
The larger houses, the SCHOOLMASTER`S, the ARCHONTIKO and the CARPENTER`S HOUSE  are ideal for larger family escapes with fully equiped kitchens, vaulted living and dining areas with their own cosy fireplace and private green courtyards.

THE ROOMS

Within the main guesthouse there are 5 rooms and suites each with their own interior identity all overlooking the courtyard pool and offer private balcony views to the village beyond. The POMEGRANITE and WALNUT rooms can be combined into one family suite with interconnecting balconies and separate entrances. Equally the larger OLIVE and the LAVENDER suites can also be combined. 
The rooms and suites offer individually controlled air-conditioning, heating, flat screen TV with international channels, CD/DVD player, free WiFi internet, direct dial telephone, coffee/tea fridge station, hairdryer, magnifying mirror, bathrobes, slippers and pool towels.
The ALMOND room is also equipped to accommodate persons with special needs.

RESERVATIONS

Rates start from €170 per night including breakfast for 2 persons sharing a room (The POMEGRANATE room)
to 
€760 per night including breakfast for 6 persons sharing a house (The SCHOOLMASTERS house) 
For longer stays and larger groups we offer special discounts and packages, so feel free to contact us for further details and offers.
Please note that our reservations department is only open during our office hours:
Monday - Friday 08:00 - 17:30
Wednesday 08:00 - 14:00
Saturday and Sunday our reservations department is closed.

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EXPLORE

During your escape at APOKRYFO you can explore Lofou village through the winding narrow cobblestone streets, visit the neoclassical school with its panoramic views of Limassol and the magnificent church or take the nature trail down to the stone built cistern and where we can arranged a tasteful picnic lunch down by the fresh water river. 
Venture out for the day and explore the foothills of Troodos, take a guided tour around the numerous hidden Unesco monasteries such as the Trooditissa, try some of the traditional cypriot delicasies such as shoushoukos and freshly made honey from the market stalls of Saitas village and finish off with a refreshing visit to the winery of Vlassides in Koilani.
The location of APOKRYFO makes it ideal for sea lovers with just a 25 minute drive down the nearest beaches. Bathing and snorkeling in secluded beaches such Avdimou bay, horse riding on the sand, and a variety of on-water activities. Upon request, we can arrange private day cruises for couples and groups around the bay of Limassol on a sailing yacht with on board picnic lunches prepared from our kitchen. 

OUR KITCHEN

The AGRINO restaurant serves traditional cypriot cuisine full of originality and prepared with wholesome fresh produce. The dining room has a warm atmosphere with cyprus stone flagged floor, stone walls and open fireplace. It opens into the courtyard where breakfast, lunch, drinks and candlelit dinners are all year around. The courtyard open barbeque kitchen with wood burning oven adds a strong local flavour to our cuisine.
Breakfast features locally baked bread, greek yoghurt, homemade preserves along with seasonal fresh fruits. Light homemade platters and salads are available for lunch. Dinner is a meze of carefully prepared wholesome dishes. Wines can be selected from our large collection of Mediterranean wines stored in the underground stone built cellar.
You can also enjoy drinks on our sunset terrace overlooking Lofou village and terraces of the vineyards beyond.

AGRINO restaurant is all year round to resident and non resident guests offering breakfast, lunch and dinner.
Booking is recommended especially on the weekends and bank holidays.
For all private parties and functions the restaurant can accommodate up to 60 people indoors and 120 people in the shaded courtyard and around the pool.

WINE

Hiding behind a secret wall is our 19th century stone built underground cellar, originally used as a clean rain water storage chamber ("sterna"), 5 meters below ground with a constant tenpareture all year round. 
Ideal conditions for our wine collection specializing in local and regional wines. In this cellar we can perform wine tasting events for groups up to 30 people.
Our special reserve Apokryfo house wine has been carefuly selected and produced in collaboration with Vlassides winery, just a short trip in the neighboring area from Lofou near Koilani vilage.

RELAX

We offer by appointment a complete spa boutique experience in a tranquil and relaxing interior, perfomred by a group of outside collaborators offering a variety of treatments to suit every guests` wishes.

The gym is equipped with essential workout equipment and the complimentary sauna and steam room (hammam) is side by side with the cold/hot foot bath area with relaxing sounds from our audio system.
A wide range of massage treatments can be arranged by appointment.

EVENTS

Apokryfo’s mountain location and romantic setting is perfect for celebrating that special occasion.
We can arrange church and civil weddings and christening parties with our village priest in the beautifully decorated 19th century church and outside the old Neoclassical School, both within walking distance from APOKRYFO. 

The Makrinari function room can accommodate up to 40 guests for meetings and private seminars and is fully equipped with audio visual projection equipment, complementary WiFi, air conditioning, central heating and a wood burning fireplace. It is also directly connected with our underground stone wine cellar. 

The green courtyard around our pool can accommodate approximately 100 guests for sit down lunch or dinner, and when combined with the restaurant interior can accommodate up to 130 guests.

Smaller functions can also be held on our roof top bar which enjoys panoramic views over the village with picturesque sunsets and bright starlit night skies.

"Appealing decor and wonderfull facilites including spa, gym and steambath"
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"Apokryfo, a lovely little hotel overlooking the village from the rim of a broad hollow"
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"The name Apokryfo - Greek for "hidden away" - sums up the feeling at the is boutique guesthouse"
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"Proud to be awarded with the Certificate of Excellence 2014 & The Traveller`s Choice for 2014,2015 & 2016 by Trip Advisor"
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"displays a restful sense of balance that is most effective in establishing the right atmosphere for a wonderful holiday"
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"The chef cooks for you, The Agrino restaurant"
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"hidden like paradise"
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"Appealing decor and wonderfull facilites including spa, gym and steambath"
READ
"Apokryfo, a lovely little hotel overlooking the village from the rim of a broad hollow"
READ
"The name Apokryfo - Greek for "hidden away" - sums up the feeling at the is boutique guesthouse"
READ
"Proud to be awarded with the Certificate of Excellence 2014 & The Traveller`s Choice for 2014,2015 & 2016 by Trip Advisor"
READ
 
 
 
READ
"displays a restful sense of balance that is most effective in establishing the right atmosphere for a wonderful holiday"
READ
"The chef cooks for you, The Agrino restaurant"
READ
"hidden like paradise"
READ
"Appealing decor and wonderfull facilites including spa, gym and steambath"
READ
"Apokryfo, a lovely little hotel overlooking the village from the rim of a broad hollow"
READ
"The name Apokryfo - Greek for "hidden away" - sums up the feeling at the is boutique guesthouse"
READ
"Proud to be awarded with the Certificate of Excellence 2014 & The Traveller`s Choice for 2014,2015 & 2016 by Trip Advisor"
READ
 
 
 
READ
"displays a restful sense of balance that is most effective in establishing the right atmosphere for a wonderful holiday"
READ
"The chef cooks for you, The Agrino restaurant"
READ
"hidden like paradise"
READ

CONNECT

APOKRYFO is in the small village of Lofou, which is 25km northwest of Limassol (Lemesos) in the foothills of the Troodos Mountains, close to the Alassa reservoir.
Both Paphos (Pafos) and Larnaca (Larnaka) have scheduled and charter flights from the UK and all other destinations across Europe. Paphos airport is slightly closer (40 min) and Larnaca (1hr 15min) which has a slightly wider range of flights.
Apokryfo Traditional Guesthouses, Lofou Village, Cyprus
for all enquiries please call: +357 25 813777 or +357 96 475530
or email us at info@apokryfo.com

Please note that our reservations department is only open during our office hours:
Monday - Friday 08:00 - 17:30
Wednesday 08:00 - 14:00
Saturday and Sunday our reservations department is closed.

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