Birthplace of Aphrodite, Greek Goddess of Love and Beauty, Cyprus has an extensive and rich history that dates back centuries. There are only a few places on Earth where one can enjoy beautiful beaches with crystal-clear water and snowy mountains all in one day.
Cyprus is an island nation in Eastern Mediterranean located at the crossroad between Europe, Asia, Africa, and the Middle East; for centuries this strategic location played an important part of the nation’s cultural and economic development, and today represents an idyllic paradise. With an average of 340 days of pure sunshine, a location that allows for easy access to all inhabited continents thanks to a strong air connection to London’s twin Heathrow & Gatwick, Dubai, Doha, Istanbul, and Athens. With stable economic growth and a warm-welcoming population, it’s easy to picture Cyprus as an ideal place to start a family, business, or simply call home.
Being an EU (European Union) nation, Cyprus enjoys extremely high quality of life, from education to safety to healthcare. Cyprus has a variety of educational institutions ranging from private to public, most of which follow the UK model of education, which makes it easier for Cypriot graduates to attend British universities.
Top schools in the Limassol area include: Heritage Private School (teaching completed in Greek and English; with a later option of learning French or Russian), Silverline Private School and the American Academy of Limassol.
As a member of the EU Cyprus provides free close to free healthcare. In early 2019, Cyprus introduced a new healthcare system called GESY that allows residents access to both private and public health providers.
This new system also allows for patients to be in control of their healthcare provider, as you will have a choice in picking your primary physician. Similar to comparable world class health systems, GESY provides include: visits to specialists doctors, any lab work, prescription medication, medical devices and supplies, dentistry, palliative care, home-care, and rehabilitation services.
Cyprus is an English speaking hub unique to the area, as Cyprus was an English colony until 1960, you will find virtually all services are available in English, anything from law professionals to home services. Besides English and Greek, Russian, German and Chinese are frequently used in commerce throughout the island; with Turkish being frequently spoken in Northern part of the island.
Cyprus proud to be one of the safest countries in Europe and in the world; sharing title with countries like Luxembourg, Switzerland and Andorra. According to World Bank Group Cyprus is regarded as an easy place to conduct and start business paired with relatively low cost of living, makes a favourable place to raise a family, start a business and enjoy life on the island of love.