Air-con vs. authenticity: Going rustic on a Cyprus village stay

By Simon Heptinstall, for CNNPublished 20th December 2013
Tochni fails to resemble crowded beach resort.
Your concierge, masquerading as village grandmother.
Your concierge, masquerading as village grandmother.
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Accommodation's not "village-style" but actual village.
Accommodation's not "village-style" but actual village.
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Bed and breakfast ... if you learn the Greek word for "breakfast."
Bed and breakfast ... if you learn the Greek word for "breakfast."
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Evening entertainment: chair-top dancing.
Evening entertainment: chair-top dancing.
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No, not more wine! A possible daytime activity.
No, not more wine! A possible daytime activity.
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Iconic: traditional painting with 22-carat paint.
Iconic: traditional painting with 22-carat paint.
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