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UK Governments Official Advice on Living in Cyprus

General information on all things Brexit has been very patchy to say the least but it is important for British Citizens living in Cyprus to do as much as they can to prepare themselves for what is to come in March 2019. Nothing is totally decided yet so all information is still subject to change…

Natural gas Pipeline Deal

Egypt and Cyprus on Wednesday signed an agreement for the construction of an underwater pipeline to export natural gas to Egypt. The deal was signed at the presidential palace by Energy Minister Yiorgos Lakkotrypis and Egypt’s Oil Minister Tarek el-Molla.   The Energy Minister, Mr. Lakkotrypis said the agreement aimed at ensuring the timely and safe…

NPLs Pushing Down Cyprus Property Prices

A EUROPEAN Commission report suggests that the high number of mortgage-backed NPLs is pushing property prices downwards. According to the EC’s report entitled ‘Housing Market Developments in Cyprus‘ the large mass of NPLs is on the one hand affecting banks’ capacity and willingness to give out housing loans, and on the other is putting pressure…

Radisson Blu comes to Larnaca

An impressive new arrival in Larnaca is enhancing the town’s tourist profile, as the Radisson Blu Hotel has officially begun operating as Cyprus’ first business hotel. Located in the center of Larnaca besides the harbor and a mere 10 minute away from Larnaca International Airport, Radisson Blu Hotel promises a stay of the highest quality….

Cyprus Records Largest Unemployment Decrease in EU

Cyprus registered, once again, the largest annual decrease in unemployment for August 2018, according to Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union. Unemployment in Cyprus dropped from 10.5% in August 2017 to 7.5% (7.0% in males and 7.9% in females) for August 2018 (or from 45 000 to 33 000 individuals), further down from…

Property Sales Up 14% for August

The number of property sales in Cyprus continued to rise in August with the number of sales contracts deposited at Land Registry Offices across the Republic up 14 per cent compared with August 2017. The number of property sales contracts deposited at Land Registry offices across the Republic of Cyprus during August 2018 rose 14…

Horse Riding at Aphrodite Hills

Horse Riding might not be the first activity on your mind when you arrive at the Aphrodite Hills Golf Resort but it is actually a fabulous opportunity to appreciate the calm and beauty of the slice of Cyprus countryside which surrounds the Resort. Hidden 3km into the hills above the resort this well run riding…

Small Rise in Cyprus Property Sales

THE NUMBER of property sales contracts deposited at Land Registry offices across the Republic of Cyprus during June 2018 rose just 2 per cent compared to June 2017 according to official figures published by the Department of Lands and Surveys. This follows increases of 23% in May, 29% in April and 23% in March and…

Highrise Not Needed in Paphos

AFTER it was revealed this week that Paphos municipality has received ten applications for high-rise buildings, a 500-strong group Movement to Save Paphos says there is no need for such construction in the district and an expert body should be formed to offer proper advice before it is too late. According to Antonis Trakkides, a…

Foundation Stone Laid for Limassol Casino

The groundbreaking ceremony for the new casino resort took place on Friday in Limassol attended by President Nicos Anastasiades who described it an “historic day” and a “major milestone” for Cyprus. Anastasiades said City of Dreams Mediterranean constituted the biggest investment project undertaken in Cyprus and expressed his “sincerest appreciation” to Lawrence Ho, Chairman and…

Cyprus’ Coptic Storm

For those of you living here or visiting at the moment, you will have noticed a thick blanket of dust hovering over Cyprus leaving you feeling a bit sluggish. This general mugginess comes and goes in Cyprus but fret not it is quite rare! This layer of dust coming from a sandstorm generally lands in…

Casino Resort – City of Dreams

Cyprus’ first integrated casino resort, City of Dreams Mediterranean, has launched its official website. Available in English and Greek, the website includes project details and information on the Integrated Casino Resorts Cyprus consortium. The website also features a media centre and a section dedicated to the island. Also available is Melco Resorts & Entertainment’s career…

Eden Seniors Resort

Located on Tersefanou Hill in Larnaca, the Eden Seniors Resort officially opened its doors on the 1st of March. Providing luxury accommodation and assisted living to retirees and the elderly. It is the first of its kind in Cyprus. Approximately 5km from Larnaca International Airport and within walking distance to local amenities, it also boasts…

Pancake Day at Home

Every year, we look forward to this day. Pancake Day (Shrove Tuesday) is synonymous with joy in our home and quite truthfully, we think every day should be pancake day! We are cooking up a storm here and making batches for later (as one does…obviously).  In the meantime, let us share a selection of fantastic…

Paralimni marina contracts signed

Contracts for the construction of the Paralimni marina have been signed; with an estimated capacity of 300 vessels and at a cost of €110 million, the marina is expected to be fully operational by mid-2021. ENERGY Minister Giorgos Lakkotrypis, investor PMV Maritime Holdings and the Paralimni municipality on Monday signed contracts for the building of…

Legal viewing for Cypriot consumers

Have you been watching illegal television channels? WHEN hundreds of television sets in Cyprus went blank, people first wondered what it was that went wrong. Perhaps they checked their innocuous device that so cheaply allowed them to view hundreds of channels they technically hadn’t paid for. Others had already seen the news on January 9…

A New Year, A New You!

The start of the year is synonymous to New Year’s resolutions, setting of new goals, letting go of the old and bringing in the new, but how many of us really keep to our resolutions? Perhaps it would be better to start the year with a theme instead? For instance, ’Get Fitter’ not ’Lose 5…

Best Golf Course in Cyprus!

Exciting news for golf lovers! The €2.5m investment upgrade for the Golf Course is ahead of schedule and Aphrodite Hills has brought forward the opening date of the Golf Course to the 19th January 2018. Golf Packages, including rounds on the new Course are on sale and available from this date onwards. A complete modernisation…

Aphrodite Hills Christmas Market

In the run up to Christmas, the festive spirit is in the air, the mulled wine is lining our stomachs and the Christmas markets have begun! The annual weekend Christmas market at Aphrodite Hills Village square started off in glorious sunshine! 23C to be exact!  ARTS & CRAFTS If you were looking for Christmas gifts…

Property Photography Guidelines

What sells a house or at least piques the interest of a buyer are your photographs. Sure, the specific features of the property, the location and the price are going to be the final selling points but what grabs a buyer’s attention are the images representing your property. This is key. Many times, a prospective…

Restaurants in Aphrodite Hills Village Square

  We are a bit spoiled for sumptuous restaurants here on Aphrodite Hills, with a fantastic choice of restaurants for almost every night of the week, you will never run out of options! Golf Clubhouse & Lounge Restaurant  Open to golfers and guests alike, the Clubhouse offers a sumptuous selection of local cuisine and wines, ranging…

24/7 Evangelismos Medical Cover

EVANGELISMOS HOSPITAL MEDICAL CENTRE APHRODITE HILLS HOTEL   The luxurious , five star Aphrodite Hills Hotel operated by Atlantica, uniquely and scenically located on a plateau overlooking the legendary birthplace of Aphrodite is the new home for the EVANGELISMOS HOSPITAL MEDICAL CENTRE.   Situated on level – 1, next to the gymnasium, the Evangelismos Medical…

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