Opened towards the end of 2009, Villa Carparis is a family-run tourist business specially designed with your comfort in mind, set in a garden, in the centre of which is a large fountain, surrounded by flower beds and small trees, with a restaurant at one end where homemade food can be obtained and where one can sit and read one of the many books on offer (in various languages).
Within walking distance are restaurants, a few shops, and all the facilities of Dipkarpaz itself, one of the few areas where Greek and Turkish Cypriots live side by side. The beautiful beaches at Agios Phillon are on the north side of the Panhandle whilst on the south can be found the most famous golden beach of Cyprus itself, where in season, the turtles next and hatch as they have done for countless centuries. Arrangements can be made with Villa Carparis to be taken to share in this wonderful experience.
Osman Kaba who is very welknown and experienced in Karpaz Agro Tourism since 15 years , his wife Ayşe and their son Yilmaz welcome you with true Cypriot hospitality to this eco-friendly centre on the Karpaz. The cooking is mainly done by Yilmaz who offers homemade bread, pastry making and cooking demonstrations with the usual of the traditional wood-burning brick oven. This is a family-run holiday centre where you will feel very much a part of the community during your stay.
This accommodation provider has taken action to address one or more issues (whether environmental, social or cultural) which will contribute positively to the long term viability of the destination and hence their site displays a Caring for the destination rating.
Main area of focus in Caring for the Destination:
Eco-friendly tourism centre in keeping with the emphasis of this region.
The cook Yilmaz prefers to use natural grown vegetables and fruits of the region.
Detailed description of the Caring for the Destination Initiative:
With home cooking using local products and employing local people, Villa Carparis and the Kaba family's guests are made to feel part of the way of life that has been a part of centuries of living on this far end of northern Cyprus. Your hosts will work closely with government officials and the Turtle Conservation Society and offer visitors the unique opportunity of witnessing the egg laying and hatching ritual which takes place during the spring and summer months.