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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Swimming pool
TripAdvisor Reviews Sammy's Hotel Kyrenia
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... west down the coast. Watched two ferries as they slowly made there way into port with the sea looking very calm. Track headed into the mountains and soon we were walking along the edge of another wooded valley which had been an old British military firing range. Clouds were filtering the sun making the walking very pleasant and we had a clear view of the early morning rush of flights out of Ercan as they passed overhead. Coming out of the valley we climbed upwards agin and ...
... colorful characters we played against, most looking like mug shots of the Taliban. Even though most didn't speak a word of English and we didn't speak Turkish or Arabic, I was able to blend into the game and so much can be said with a smile or a nod of the head. Carmen however, stood out like a sore thumb...and she's a woman. Rarely do you see a woman playing poker in this type of ...
... can often be found walking round the hotel looking like this and dragging his feet in his sandals and we love him for it but we're sure most of the guests don't know who he is. All the staff here help to make the holiday what it is and they are not all local. One of the young guys who mostly clears tables but does some waiting is obviously not local and David and I were speculating where he may have originated from and we had him down for the more ...
... waves made me feel seasick!
After our dive, we went back to the villa and joined the group for a walk up to the Bellapais village. We had a nice meal on the abbey terrace then checked out the abbey. It's a good place to go. Great views over the island to the sea, cheap entrance price and romantic crumbling ruins. What more can you ask for?
... iconostasis and didn't come back out again while I was there. The monastery is in the long building surrounding the courtyard. It has little doors for the monks cells I guess and the hallways are covered with mosaics of Biblical scenes with the saints conveniently labeled in Greek. There are also paintings on the walls and ceilings. There were several gift shops...I wish I had more room in my luggage for monk tea, honey and something ...