The apartment and complex sounded and looked beautiful from the description and pictures and coudnt wait to see it in reality.....I have to say it still really exceeded our expectations, it was very spacious with a huge terrace and had everything you could ever need and then some more, loads of thick fluffy hand and bath towels, beach towels,a great little book library, even shampoo and talc! Loved the super comfy sofas in the lounge.......We had a little problem with one of the wardrobe doors and contacted Sheena......She was right there at the end if the phone and both her and Sid popped over the same day to put it right.......Thanks again to you both, we enjoyed meeting you.......
.the 603b bus stops outside the complex and youre at the harbour in 15 mins max.........Only downside for me, was at night its only an hourly service and we found we were "clock watching" in case we missed the bus back and were left to wait another hour........We had looked at google maps to find how to walk to the harbour but it took us about 25 mins which was hard going in the hot temperatures,so didnt attempt it again....However half way through our hol, lo and behold we found a shortcut which led us to the harbour in about 12 mins!! Just walk straight down main road, pass Centro Universe kiosk on the left....cross over dual carriageway....bear to the left a bit and you!ll see a well trodden path over some waste ground, you'll see the post office straight ahead,just follow the road down to the left and bingo! youre there!......you really have best of both worlds at Elysia... its in a peaceful residential area and yet still accessible to the busy touristy area........There are 2 mini supermarkets within 5 mins walk and you have the Tasty cafe across the street where you can get takeaway burgers, chips, salad boxes, so its very handy........They had a menu which listed hot food to takeaway - chicken curry/rice etc.....however when we asked for something from the list, they said NOTHING was available?? they did do takeaway chips though and a couple of nights we rummaged up a home made salad and ate our tea on the terrace.
I would have no hesitation in recommending Tom & Anne's apartment to anyone, you have the freedom to do as you like, when you feel like it and that lovely feeling of independance that you dont get on a package holiday .. at the same time you can still have peace of mind as Tom & Anne provide contact numbers locally as well as there own, so you never need to worry if you needed help. We will always have happy memories of Elysia Park....Thank you Tom & Anne for sharing your lovely home........Thank you also to Sheena and Sid for your help.........ps. Sheena....we went back to the restaurant that woudnt let you feed the cats......but this time we just coudnt resist the pleading eyes, I think the fried cod in batter went down a treat!!
This apartment has everything you need for a fantastic holiday. It's wonderfully equipped and is so homely and comfortable! The whole place is perfect for families with young children - the pool is fantastic and the lock up with inflatables and pool toys saved us a fortune! We had a fantastic two weeks here and hope to go back again soon!
We stayed here and we are a family of 5. It had everything we needed and more. We were well looked after by Sid and Sheena.The balcony overlooks the pool. Wifi and tv in the room kept the kids entertained.The nightlife, harbour and beach are only minutes away as is the shopping mall.I will be booking again next year for sure.
We had a great time at Anne and Tom's place. Well furnished and has everything you need during your stay. Was great to be met by Andy, in his taxi, at the airport and taken straight to the apartment.Great to have milk and bread provided and we were able to have a cuppa! Local bus from just outside the complex takes you to the harbour and bus station, if you want to explore the island or contact Andy, who was an excellent guide. Our favourite restaurant Pambis is a short walk away from the complex. Excellent food, good prices and friendly staff. The ice cream shop Tasty, just across from the complex entrance, sells very good take away food, as well as great ice cream. We had a lovely time. Thanks again folks. We'll be back.
Excellent apartment, lots of little extras made it feel like home from home. Wi-fi really useful. Complex secure and well laid out. Lots of parking, space around the pool, sun beds, and all very clean and well presented. Location was good. We did have a hire car but could walk to local supermarket and 15 mins. to Kings Mall complex. Very good communication with Anne, very quick response and instructions.