Cyprus – The Ultimate Combination of Old and New

There are plenty of holiday destinations in all four corners of the globe, of course, but very few of them manage to offer visitors a pleasing mix of traditional and modern. Some are full of glass and chrome hotels that wouldn’t look out of place in a futuristic sci-fi novel while others are home to […]

Some things to know about Cyprus…..

The name ‘Cyprus’ is derived from copper, once and important natural resource. Other names for Cyprus through the years were Amathusia, Akamantis, Makaria. The Cyprus coastline measures 648km. Cyprus offers over 300 days of sunshine a year. From April to September you can enjoy an average of over 11 hours of bright sunshine a day. […]


From the beautiful beaches to the historic old town, Paphos is a resort that offers so much. Situated in the South-west of Cyprus, this coastal town is a favourite with British families looking for a memorable and exciting holiday. Paphos is made up of two areas, Kato Pafos and Paphos Town, both charming in their […]


Limassol is a coastal city situated in the south of Cyprus along the Mediterranean. It’s the second largest Cypriot city and the Island’s largest seaside resort. Popular with beach revellers, party-lovers and families alike, it is a charming location amongst the stunning backdrop of Akrotiri Bay. You’ll find Limassol encompasses the full seaside-city type holiday […]

Ayia Napa

Situated at the south of the Island of Cyprus, Ayia Napa is a resort famed for its beautiful sandy beaches and – more recently – notorious nightlife. A quick delve into the history of this place reveals a quaint fishing village, historically celebrated for it’s picturesque surroundings and myth has it the area was unoccupied […]

Cyprus: Blue Skies, Beautiful Beaches, and History!

In Cyprus, tourists can expect year-round sunshine and clear blue skies for their adventures. The combination of temperate weather and sunshine make beach-going in Cyprus an absolute must for any tourist. Fortunately, Cyprus is home to some of the most beautiful beaches in the world. In 2006, the International Blue Flag Jury awarded the Blue […]

Cyprus Tourist arrivals down for January – April 2009

NICOSIA, May 12 (Reuters) – The number of tourists visiting Cyprus — a major source of income for the island — was down 8.6 percent on the year until April, the statistics department said on Tuesday. Tourism, which accounts for about 10.9 percent of Cypriot gross domestic product, has suffered this year from the global […]

New housing plan for low income families in Cyprus

The Cyprus government has announced yesterday its new housing plan for low income families. The plan will make 200 million euro available for loans through the Housing Finance Corporation. The housing plan applies to couples acquiring their first permanent residence in Cyprus or European citizens who live permanently in Cyprus the last five years and […]

Cyprus Tourism Revenues Fall 3.5 % in 2008

Cypriot tourism revenues fell 3.5 percent in the island’s key holiday sector during 2008, official figures showed on Wednesday. Revenues weakened to 1.79 billion euros (2.38 billion dollars), from 1.85 billion euros in 2007. However, in December alone, revenues edged forward 0.4 percent to 51.6 million euros from 51.4 million a year earlier. The average […]