Cyprus offers a wide variety of properties for buying or rent. Nicosia, Limassol, Larnaka, Ammochostos and Paphos are continuously growing, offering numerous investment opportunities to foreigners.
- Sunny Weather
Unlike many countries in the EU, Cyprus enjoys from 300 – 340 sunny days a year. Of course, it can get boiling during summer, but you can survive if you escape to the mountains or the beach.
- Sea & Nature
Whichever part of the sunny island you may be visiting; you will always find a beach nearby. Cyprus is the proud recipient of 65 Blue Flag beaches – an eco-label awarded to beaches and marinas across the globe that meet its standards – and is also crowned Cleanest Bathing Waters in Europe, with a consistent 100% score, year after year.In Cyprus, you can also enjoy the wonders of nature. Many tourists visit the island every year for cycling, hiking, birdwatching and the unique sites of interest such as the salt lakes with flamingos, Akamas Peninsula and the Mouflons wondering around the Troodos hills.
- Low Crime and High Safety Levels
Crime rates in Cyprus are very low. The small country is one of the safest in the world. People feel safe to wander around towns and villages, whether day or night.Cyprus has, also, been ranked 18 out of 163 countries on the Bloomberg Global Health Index published in March 2019.
- Cyprus is a full member of the EU
One of the greatest benefits provided to individuals and entrepreneurs who choose to invest in Cyprus is the acquisition of Cyprus Passport. The Cypriot passport holder can enjoy various advantages as Cyprus is a full member of the EU. You can travel for free to 180 countries, transfer any amount of money in the EU, live, study or work under the protection of EU. Citizenship is also granted to the investors family. Cypriot citizens also enjoy free education and health care (GESY) inside the country.
- Culture and Antiquities
Cyprus has a long history and a rich culture dating back to the Neolithic period, making it one of the oldest and interesting civilizations in the Mediterranean. The island is full of museums and galleries, archaeological sites and monuments, cultural and religious routes and has some of the most picturesque villages in the EU.
- Most of the Cypriots speak English
Most of the Cypriots are highly educated and multilingual. The official language of Cyprus is Greek. However, English is widely spoken and written. German and Russian are also commonly spoken in the business world.
- Very Attractive personal tax regime
The country has one of the lowest corporate tax rates in the EU at 12,5% while the maximum tax rate is 35%. People earning less than 19,500 euros per year are tax exempt.
Cyprus is also famous for the delicious Mediterranean cuisine, for zivania and Commandaria (the worlds oldest wine still in production). Halloumi cheese, souvlaki and sheftalies and so many other recipes with local products impress every foreigner who visits the island. You can find high-quality meat, vegetables and fruits in satisfying prices in the local markets or even the supermarkets.