Paphos: the ancient municipality plenty of culture
Without a doubt, the municipality of Paphos is one of the most important on the island of Cyprus. The Mediterranean Sea is witness to the growth that it has had in recent decades. In terms of real estate development, the typical Cyprus houses have given rise to apartments, studios, and villas with private pools and many amenities that define the lifestyle of a city that does not rest.
How to find a family-friendly community in Cyprus
Buying or renting a house, a villa, or an apartment is not simply about calling a real estate agent for advice. Undoubtedly, there are many aspects to take into account when doing it. Cyprus real estate has its peculiarities. In addition to the wide range of investment opportunities to live, something fundamental must be considered: how is the community where you want to live.
Panagia: the beautiful and picturesque village
The island of Cyprus offers a wide range of beautiful towns and villages that deserve to be known. One of them is Panagia. It is a lovely village in the middle of the mountains, on the outskirts of Paphos. It is less than 40 minutes from the homonymous International Airport.
The best tips to find the ideal school for your kids in a new neighbourhood
Moving to a new neighborhood is not an easy thing. What is more: when you have children, a determining factor appears in the decision. What is it about? To get the ideal school for the little ones.
Transition to clean energy
The European Investment Bank (EIB) approved, a few months ago, 76 million euros to finance the construction of a new power plant. The chosen site is on the outskirts of Limassol and the building will be carried out by the Electricity Authority of Cyprus (EAC) for a cleaner energy transition.
The minimum deposit for housing loan: Cyprus behind most Europe
Buying a home is a significant decision for a person or a family group. And it represents an essential initial outlay for any consumer's pocket. In Cyprus, a house's purchase requires a minimum amount saved, starting with 20% of a property's value. This is not available to everyone.
Waterfalls in Cyprus
We can find main Cyprus attractions in its natural beauties. This beautiful island has dreamlike maritime and mountainous accidents, allowing access to different places. All of them are dissimilar from each other. In this context, Cyprus' waterfalls deserve a special mention. Many of them are in the Troodos Mountains, immersed in lush vegetation.
Zoo's in Cyprus
Cyprus has several reserves and zoos: Paphos Zoo, Limassol Zoo, and Camel Park. Visiting them is a great plan, especially when you do it as a family. Here we tell you what they are and what is the highlight of each of them. Today, zoos are no longer just entertainment venues and serve essential functions in the conservation of species.
We invite you to enjoy a wide range of attractions in Ayia Napa
With its vibrant and attractive nightlife, Ayia Napa has become one of the quintessential resorts of the Mediterranean Sea. But not everything happens at night in the famous holiday destination. During the day, there is a wide range of activities that can be done. One more entertaining than the other.
Guidelines for setting up a business in Cyprus
In recent years, the growth of Cyprus has been exceptional. Since joining the Eurozone on January 1, 2008, the economy ceased to depend mainly on agriculture and became heavily dependent on the services, real estate, and tourism sectors. All this generated a vortex that continues to this day, giving an extraordinary dynamism to the island's main cities.
Ayia Napa, the golden southeastern coast Cyprus gem
More than 50 years ago, Ayia Napa was a quiet fishing port. Its inhabitants were dedicated to making handicrafts and working in the fields, where agriculture took them much of the time. There were no luxurious properties at that time, and the investment opportunities did not go beyond the odd work of art made by a talented craftsman.
Cruise ships return to Cyprus during Covid-19
As we all know, there is a before and after the Covid-19 pandemic. Unfortunately, the island of Cyprus was no exception to this catastrophe, and we have all seen our lifestyles change overnight.
Cyprus Spring flowers
Spring is considered the season of love. Here, there, and everywhere. But especially in Cyprus. When the most beautiful season of the year arrives, the island becomes a festival of colors and perfumes, which last until the arrival of summer.
Peyia: the hidden Little Britain in the Cyprus real estate market
There is a place in Cyprus with an exceptional name: Little Britain. This place is Peyia or Pegeia (depending on what you want to call it), and it is a beautiful town located on the outskirts of Paphos. It is a village 14 kilometers away, perched on the mountains in the southern part of the Akamas peninsula.
Know one of the best places in Cyprus: the village of Tala
Tala is a town that inspires and invites you to live. It is located 8 kilometers from the city of Paphos, in a unique context of trees, vineyards, citrus, olive groves that perfume the different seasons of the year. With a wide range of historical, cultural, and social attractions, it has been chosen for years as one of the favourite places of the British living on the island of Cyprus. And not only is it a holiday destination, but Tala is also much more than that.
This are the top 8 ways to paint like a pro
There always comes a time when we must paint our house. Then, either because the walls do not give more, we want to change its colors or sell or rent it. Regardless of the situation, it is always good to know that we must deliver the property impeccably if we are about to sell or rent it.
Here you have all you must know about fire prevention & fire safety in Cyprus marketplace homes
Fire safety is vital. Preventing a fire in our properties is a fundamental action. For this to be possible, it is essential to implement the security plans provided by protocols of the real estate industry and by what the law requires. A solid fire safety plan is not only crucial to preserve our property. It is about complying with legal obligations, leading us to prison, and facing exorbitant fines if not fulfilled.
Here you have 8 essential tips for driving in Cyprus
When one decides to know every corner of a country, there are two fundamental ways to do it. One of them is using public transport, with the comforts and limitations that this has. The other is renting a car, which allows us to better manage our time and reach many places impossible to get on a bus or train.
We invite you to know Cyprus best golf courses
Golf is a fast-expanding sport in the world. Today there are around 40,000 golf courses, where fans enjoying the legendary Scottish sport daily every day.
The Pedieos River is a silent witness of Nicosia's history. The largest city in Cyprus is the only divided capital in the world, as we already wrote in our post: Nicosia, the divided capital city of Cyprus (https://www.viotopo.com/news/nicosia-the-divided-capital -city-of-Cyprus-57). Its winding medieval walls are inescapable testimony when different peoples tried to conquer it over the years.
In Famagusta, everything is history. And a mystery. Archaeological remains are found everywhere, reflecting that turbulent past of confrontations and disputes. Few know it, but the port of Famagusta was one of the deepest in the Mediterranean in ancient times. That particularity earned him the love and hatred of many. Who would have imagined that this love and hate would continue to be present in Famagusta and in the 21st century?
For many, Larnaca is the gateway to Cyprus. With more than 75 thousand inhabitants, this city is the third most populated on the island. So why is it said to be the gateway to Cyprus? Basically, because it has the largest airport, located a few minutes south of the city. There, regional and international flights land and take off to Europe, the Middle East, and North Africa.
Contrary to what many believe, Limassol's history is relatively short compared to other towns in Cyprus. Its first settlement dates to the Third Crusade, after Richard the Lionheart destroyed the ancient city in 1191.
Someone ever referred to Paphos saying, "it's not a place, it's a feeling." And how much reason is in this sentence... On the west coast of Cyprus, Paphos is an ideal place to meet the history, culture, sports, nature, and the most entertaining of the Mediterranean.
Seven ways to cut cooling costs this summer of your property in Cyprus
Summer is synonymous with many things: vacations, rest, replacement, energy, free time, and heat. That is right: high temperatures are a common denominator of summer in Cyprus, leading us to have to consider some measures in our homes.