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Situated east of Kyrenia in the foothills of the Five Finger Mountains, Bellapais Village (also known as Beylerbeyi) is a small Mediterranean village surrounded by citrus and pomegranate groves. The main attraction of the area is the Bellapais Abbey (in French: Abbaye de la Paix meaning Peace Monastery), one of the most famous structures on the island. The Bellapais Monastery is also one of the finest examples of Gothic architecture of the Lusignan period, and was built between 1158 and 1205. Many local travel companies arrange daily tours to the village. International Bellapais Music Festival is held here at the end May and beginning of June.
Lawrence Durrell's 'Bitter Lemons of Cyprus' is a must read book regarding the village. Durrell moved to Bellapais in 1953 and left in a hurry in 1956. His book is comic, amusing, entertaining and eventually, very serious. The whole process of buying his village house in Bellapais is entertainingly told and the problem of gaining acceptance by his neighbours.
If you are looking for a peaceful and tranquil location for your villa holiday in North Cyprus, then holiday in Bellapais, Kyrenia offers what you are looking for. The picturesque village is a favourite holiday destination for many holidaymakers who seek villa holidays. The pretty village is ideal holiday spot to feel the local culture and traditions. The area offers fine selection of restaurants, shops and entertainment. Our luxury villas and apartments for rent in Bellapais village are perfect for family holidays, romantic holidays and walking holidays. It is within a short drive from Kyrenia town centre and beaches. A car hire is required for Bellapais holidays.
There are plenty options for dining here. Bellapais Gardens Hotel Restaurant offers freshly prepared traditional Turkish Cypriot dishes and magnificent views from its terrace. Kybele and Bella Moon are other must visit restaurants in the area.