Discover Agrotourism Carefree vacations at the Village of Nikoklia

Carefree vacations at the Village of Nikoklia

Carefree vacations in the villages of Cyprus with Tradition and Nature as guides.

The Agro-tourism program started being implemented by the Cyprus Tourism Organisation since 1992. Participants in this program can be those who wish to convert their present lodgings into tourist quarters, traditional restaurants, tourists shops, and cultural centres. All these must have a character that can be subsumed in the community’s traditional environment.

In order to implement the policy and development of Agro-tourism, several factors / organisations are involved, such as the Cyprus Tourism Organisation, the Antiquities Department, the Department of Town Planning and Housing, the Ministry of Agriculture, Natural Resources & Environment, the Communal Authorities, the local Cultural Associations, the Emigrants’ Associations, the owners of the houses, the architects, the Association of Cultural & Special Interests’ Tourism, the Tourist Guides, and the Travel Bureaus.

Agro-tourism offers to both the local and foreign tourist the opportunity of spending his/her vacations close to nature and close to the simple and hospitable people of Cyprus’s countryside, becoming familiar with their manners and customs, and their traditional architectural style, trying out the traditional Cypriot cuisine and the traditional products of the land, and admiring the various kinds of folkloric tradition and art. Also, he / she has the chance of being acquainted with the agricultural way of living and -many times- participate in agricultural operations if he / she so desires.

Today Agro-tourism is a living part of Cyprus’s tourism that includes lodgings of historical value throughout Cyprus, ready to offer a novel proposition for holidays.

In these reconditioned lodgings the tourist will immediately find a warm atmosphere that will remain unforgettable to him / her. At the same time he / she will experience many pleasant surprises out in the wild with walks in the verdant trails, with swims in deep blue waters, with visits to the historic monasteries and archaeological sites, and generally with the uniqueness the villages of Cyprus have to offer.

In the context of Agro-tourism, the following quarters operates in the Community of Nikoklia:

Vasilias Nikoklis Inn
Owner: Tasos Constantinou
Address: 8505, Nikokleia, Pafos
Telephone: 26432211
Fax: 26432467

The small hotel “Vasilias Nikoklis” (King Nikoklis) is located a bit outside Nikokleia. It is a reconditioned, stone-made structure, equipped in a traditional manner, and has 8 rooms with a bath, restroom, central heating, external and internal courtyard, as well as a tavern and a bar.

Vasilias Nikoklis has a long history since it used to operate as a caravanserai (a kind of inn) for the travellers and merchants.

Today, after its careful recondition, it offers a first-class option for those who want something different for their vacations.

Vasilias Nikoklis operates throughout the year.

Courtesy of the Community Council of Nikoklia

Top Stories

WHO pauses trial of hydroxychloroquine in COVID-19 patients due to safety concerns

The World Health Organization has suspended testing the malaria drug hydroxychloroquine in COVID-19 patients due to safety concerns, WHO Director General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus...

UK to reopen thousands of shops in easing of coronavirus lockdown

Britain will reopen thousands of high street shops, department stores and shopping centres next month, Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Monday, setting out...

Repeat positive cases ‘released’ three weeks from first diagnosis

The Health Ministry issued instructions on Friday on the release / ending of isolation for patients who tested positive to Covid-19 but are not...

Two new Covid cases in education and repatriations

Two new coronavirus cases were reported today by the health ministry, a drop from yesterday's eight, out of a total of 2128 tests, raising...

Minister: Back to school for 769 pupils with disabilities

  More than 760 children with disabilities who were told they could not go back to school when primary and lower secondary schools reopened last...

Taste

Traditional salads that will blow your mind away

This traditional salads will make you actually love salads! Cyprus may be famous for souvla and kleftiko but if you try the traditional salads with...

Honey Balls

As you stroll down Onasagorou street in the old city of Nicosia and suddenly feel the need for something sweet, follow the smell of...

Octopus with Oregano

Ingredients: (Serves 4) 1 kg octopus ½ tsp dry oregano Pepper 3 tbsp olive oil 2 tbsp vinegar or lemon juice Preparation: Clean the octopus thoroughly under cold running water. Place the octopus...

Fish meatballs

In a bowl, mix the finely chopped onion and parsley. Boil the fish, cut into small pieces and add to the bowl. Add salt...