Karpaz Arch Houses

If you decided to explore The Karpaz peninsula’s untouched nature, history and its magnificent beaches, Karpaz Arch Houses is the right choice.

Dipkarpaz Village is one of the very few settlements where both Turks and Greeks live together.This historical village was established by the Karpasians who escaped from Arab invasions and moved inland during the Byzantine period, What was left of the old Karpasia Village had been used as construction material when building the new village of Dipkarpaz.

Karpaz Arch Houses consist of 12 traditional houses, surrounded by a beautiful garden and common usage units.

Nearby the Karpaz Arch Houses is the Manolyam Restaurant,  where local specialities like Firin Kebab (lamb cooked in a clay oven) or meze (different traditional dips) are served. The cosy, rural decoration of the restaurant makes you feel very comfortable and relaxed. Within the reception building there is a small lounge area which has a TV (only Turkish programmes are available) and a small library with English and German books. 

The friendly  breakfast  area which is in a large room, with high-ceilings and traditional wooden doors and shutters that let in a cool breeze during the summer months. Several traditional hand-crafted artworks are decorating the room.

For those wanting to explore the village by bicycle, or also for those wanting to go more off the beaten-track, there are several good bikes available.


  • Baby Cot/Crib Available
  • Car Parking
  • Fax
  • First Aid Kit
  • Mobile Phone Reception
  • Photocopier
  • Restaurant(s)
  • Safe at reception


  • Daily Housekeeping


  • Bushwalking/Hiking/Trekking
  • Cycling
  • Jogging/Walking

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Turkish