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About Cyprus

About Cyprus

The captivating allure of an island with a beguiling year-round wonderful climate, the warm hand of friendship offered by its hospitable people, its beautiful beaches and bewitching coves, a breathtaking landscape steeped with traditional villages...
Bringing your best friends(Pets) to Cyprus

Bringing your best friends(Pets) to Cyprus

  Bringing your best friends(pets) to Cyprus If you have a pet at home, whether it’s a cat, dog or something more exotic, you’re likely to want to take them with you to Cyprus when you move. Don’t worry, we can put you in touch with exper...
Buying property in Paphos Polis Cyprus

Buying property in Paphos Polis Cyprus

Property buying in Paphos Cyprus Buying property in Paphos Polis Cyprus is a fantastic idea. In Cyprus, you have access to a market with plenty of properties for sale in all sectors and let's not forget about the great weather in Cyprus. Whether you ...
Check list moving to Cyprus

Check list moving to Cyprus

before you move A checklist of things you have to consider Getting everything to move to another cyprus involves a lot more than packing. If you do not prepare in advance, you may have problems when you arrive (or even be refused to entry into Cyp...

Climate of Cyprus

Climate of Cyprus Cyprus has a subtropical climate - Mediterranean and semi-arid type (in the north-eastern part of island) with very mild winters (on the coast) and warm to hot summers. Snow is possible only in the Troodos mountains in the central...

Cost of living in Paphos Cyprus

Cost of living in Paphos Cyprus It is difficult to say anything overall about living costs in Cyprus as it depends on what you compare it with and where you come from. It is not as cheap as it used to be before Cyprus joined the euro and had the Cypriot...

Cypriot cuisine

Cypriot cuisine Cypriot cuisine is the cuisine of Cyprus and is closely related to Greek and Turkish cuisine; it has also been influenced by Byzantine, French, Italian, Catalan, Ottoman and Middle Eastern cuisines. Frequently used ingredients are...

Cyprus Culture

Cyprus Culture Paphos is the city of culture 2017 in Europe We thought it would be interesting to write some of the traditions and customs that one may come across amongst the Cypriot people. Some of these are traditional only to Cyprus, but the majority...

Cyprus visa

General information about Cyprus visa You might be traveling to the Republic of Cyprus for different reasons whether it is for a short stay as a tourist or a businessperson or with a purpose of employment and residence. You could also stop in Cyprus...

Driving in Cyprus

Driving in Cyprus When driving in another country it always feels different than driving in your home country. The rules might be similar, signs will be a little different, road quality and traffic flow will be different and local interpretation of ...

Education in Paphos Cyprus

Education in Cyprus All the essential facts on the system and levels. Information gathered by Maispa Developers The Education System in the Republic of Cyprus has four stages: pre-primary, primary, secondary and higher/tertiary. Nine years of...

Getting a place to live in Paphos Cyprus

Getting a place to live Moving to Paphos also means opening up for a variety of living arrangements no matter whether you’ll be renting or buying. It is quite simple to find a new home in Paphos as there are many options available. To find the best...

Getting work in Cyprus

Getting work in Cyprus There are plenty of available jobs in Cyprus. Luckily for you, you have come to the right place to find Cyprus jobs. The type of jobs can you find in Cyprus? There is as big a variety amongst the types of jobs offered in ...

Health Care Facts and Information

Health Care Facts and Information If you are moving to Cyprus you will initially need to arrange to obtain the appropriate E-Form from your Doctor in your own Member State, in order that you may obtain health care on the island. Since 1960, the...

How to apply for work permit (yellow slip) in Cyprus

How to apply for work permit (yellow slip) in Cyprus Example of a work permit, yellow slip , residence permit or registration certificate in Cyprus General categories of employment of aliens Issue of entry and work permits Applications for the issue...

Immigrating to and receiving citizenship in Cyprus

Immigrating to and receiving citizenship in Cyprus Depending on your existing citizenship and from where in the world you are moving to Cyprus, there will be different rules and regulations to consider. The key aspect is whether you currently have...

Local phone number and internet connection

Getting a local phone number and internet connection When you are moving to Cyprus you should also look into getting a local phone number and set up an internet connection. How to get a Cypriot phone number There are no challenges in getting a phone...

Non Eu Citizen

Non Eu Citizen Strict regulations apply if you are not an EU citizen or a citizen in any of the EEA countries (Norway, Iceland, Liechtenstein) or Switzerland. If you live in any of those countries, please read more here. Wanting a Passport Read...

Pros and cons of living in Cyprus

Pros and cons of living in Cyprus There are pros and cons about living in any country and it is the same about Cyprus. It is also to a large extent a personal perspective based on your own expectations and plans for life. Some of the pros and cons will...

Renting Paphos Cyprus

Renting Paphos Cyprus There are loads of opportunities when it comes to renting a holiday apartments or villa in Cyprus. you will be able to find a holiday apartment that matches more or less any requirement you will have – Anything is possible! Long t...

Retirement If you are not planning on working

Retirement, studying. If you are not planning on working Not working is not a problem in itself and will not prevent you from working in Cyprus. But you will have to prove that you will not become a burden for the cypriot economy, namely the social and...

Social Insurance Security Cyprus

The Social Insurance Scheme under the Ministry of Labour and Social Insurance (MLSI) provides monetary benefits for retirement, illness, disability, old age, marriage, maternity, orphanhood, unemployment, widowhood, death and employment injury. Cyprus...

Sports in Cyprus

Sports in Cyprus As for the rest Europe, much of the male population of Cyprus is obsessed with football. Otherwise, the most popular activities relate to the island’s geography and climate, from paragliding and climbing to sailing and scuba diving or...

Taxes in Cyprus

Taxes in Cyprus The tax rates in Cyprus are pretty low, but obviously not compared to the tax rates of European tax havens such as Monaco and Andorra. Here is a short explanation of the tax system in Cyprus: Personal income tax There is no income tax...

The language

The language The official language in Cyprus is Greek, but if you don’t speak Greek, there is no need to worry. You can get along just fine without speaking Greek and instead speaking English (and Russian to some extent). Tourism (particularly from R...
Akamas Peninsula and National Park

Akamas Peninsula and National Park

Akamas Peninsula and National Park The Akamas National Park lies on the west coast of Cyprus, a truly pictorial part of the island. It has an area coverage of 230 square kilometers containing valleys, gorges and wide sandy bays. The wildlife diversity is crucial for the ecology in the Mediterranean. In this spectacular environment there are 168 varieties of birds, 20 different reptiles, 16 species of butterfly and 12 different mammals not to mention its very rich variety of fauna. The important significance of the Akamas Peninsula has been duly noted; The European Council has included it in its Mediterranean Protection Program The Cyprus Government has yet to fully declare it as a National Park for tourist and local landowners reasons, although friends of the Earth and Green Peace are lobbying hard for it The Akamas Peninsula
Baths of Aphrodite Latchi Polis Cyprus

Baths of Aphrodite Latchi Polis Cyprus

"Baths of Aphrodite" - Akamas Akamas region Near Polis, 48km north of Pafos The northwestern peninsula of Cyprus, known as Akamas, is a wild uninhabited region with spectacular landscapes and beaches, due to be designated a National Park. The...
Blue Lagoon Latchi Polis Cyprus

Blue Lagoon Latchi Polis Cyprus

Blue lagoon is the most popular place of Akamas and thousands of people have visited it by boat. Blue lagoon is also called as Chamili bay, blue lagoon is the biggest bay of Akamas and the difference with this bay is that the waters are so clear and...
Boat Hire & Charters Latchi Polis Cyprus

Boat Hire & Charters Latchi Polis Cyprus

Boat hire & charters Latchi Polis Cyprus George’s Watersports & Boat Hire in Latchi, Paphos Georges watersports is a well established business that settled operations 1989 in the small graphical harbour of Latchi. Latchi harbour is located o...
Camping In Latchi Polis Cyprus

Camping In Latchi Polis Cyprus

Camping Sites If you enjoying a twilight meal sitting on a sandy beach and then stretching out beneath the stars to a symphony of night crickets if this sounds like your idea of heaven, a camping vacation in Cyprus might just be just for you. Nature...
Fishing (Angling) Polis Latchi Paphos

Fishing (Angling) Polis Latchi Paphos

From trout-filled dams to the briny Mediterranean, Cyprus offers a range of options for Fishing (Angling) Polis Latchi Paphos Fishing is a very popular leisure activity in Cyprus as the country has a number of stocked reservoirs as well as exotic...
Hotels Latchi Polis Cyprus

Hotels Latchi Polis Cyprus

Hotels in Polis, Latchi and the surrounding area offers accommodation for all budgets. From budget to five star luxury. The standards are generally very high, and would be what you'd expect in most continental European hotels of the same standard. The...
Laona Wine Route Paphos to Polis

Laona Wine Route Paphos to Polis

Laona - Akamas Wine Route This evocative region with its rugged coastline and charming little villages oozes with culture and lush vines, a place where rustic and contemporary elements nestle side by side. Situated in the western shores of Cyprus,...
Latchi Harbour and Marina Cyprus

Latchi Harbour and Marina Cyprus

  Latchi Harbour Marina is a port of entrance to Cyprus If you require a berth please contact the ports authority to arrange. A bit about Latchi Latchi is a sleepy port of Cyprus, where the fishermen still bring in the fresh catch...
Medical Clinic Hospitals Latchi Polis

Medical Clinic Hospitals Latchi Polis

Medical Clinic care on the island is very professional and most importantly, socially oriented. The general level of health care, data and statistics are at the level of developed European countries. The good quality of life and the high level of health...
Nature Trails Latchi Polis Cyprus

Nature Trails Latchi Polis Cyprus

Nature Trails in the Polis area, Cyprus (A) Interested in doing some nature trails within the Akamas area.It will be hot so any advice on where to walk and best time of the day to go out. If you have a car you can get closer to some walks w...
Polis & Latchi Bus Routes

Polis & Latchi Bus Routes

Polis & Latchi Bus Routes from the Polis main bus station. The station is situated in Polis Chrysochous Area, in the centre of the town. Polis station links Latsi (Aphrodite’s baths) and all the villages of Polis Chrysochou Area and towards P...
Restaurants Taverns Latchi Polis

Restaurants Taverns Latchi Polis

The Restaurants Taverns in Latchi are famous in Cyprus for its fish selection and quality. Most situated adjacent to the pretty fishing harbour, restaurants in Latchi ,, offer the perfect place to relax and watch the world go by with a fish meze ...
Scuba Diving & Snorkeling Latchi Polis

Scuba Diving & Snorkeling Latchi Polis

Latchi Polis offers some of the best Scuba Diving & Snorkeling in Cyprus. Latchi Dive Centre is located in the picturesque fishing harbour of Latchi, along with their Watersports and Boat Hire office. They have two further beachfront Watersports o...
Spas Wellness Healthy Living Polis

Spas Wellness Healthy Living Polis

Spas wellness in one of the best climates in the world, as well as one of the healthiest diets, not to mention a way of life that’s geared to the outdoors, the Polis region is the perfect place for healthy living. Wake up in the morning to the s...
Supermarkets Shopping Latchi Polis

Supermarkets Shopping Latchi Polis

Supermarkets Shopping in the Area offers all the shops you require without the need to go to Paphos. Pharmacys, Butchers, Bakeries Jewelry, Souvenir shops etc The Biggest Supermarket is Papantoniou Street: Μariou 8 Area: Polis Chrysochous City: ...
Watersports Latchi Polis Cyprus

Watersports Latchi Polis Cyprus

There are lots of Watersports Latchi Polis Cyprus, there are a few companies that offer these services. Latchi Watersports Centre’s main headquarters is based in the heart of Latchi Marina. We also have two beach watersports centres and have a...
European Citizenship For Cyprus

European Citizenship For Cyprus

SUMMARY INFORMATION OBTAINING CYPRUS EUROPEAN CITIZENSHIP WITH PROPERTY INVESTMENT In September 2016, the Cyprus Government announced changes to the legislation that enables foreign investors to become a Cypriot (European Citizenship) citizen and obtain a Cypriot passport through naturalization, making it more accessible and affordable than ever. One of the key benefits of the Cyprus citizenship (European Citizenship) For Cyprus program is that it involves a secure investment, rather than a donation like in many countries. The new investment schemes are as follows:
Residency

Residency

  Revised requirement regarding the new, quick procedure for acquiring Permanent Residency in Cyprus to third country nationals who invest in Cyprus (Regulation 6.2)
Legal & Financial

Legal & Financial

 Summary Legal and Financial  Information. Maispa Developers Ltd offers this publication as a courtesy to inform and provide general information about property investment in Cyprus. Maispa Developers Ltd believes that the best client is an informed c...
Useful Links From Maispa Developers

Useful Links From Maispa Developers

USEFUL LINKS Buying a property abroad is a big step in anyone's life, so the more information you have and the better and more informed you are will make the process a lot easier. You will find the following links to relevant information websites...