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Pet Hotels in Cyprus

Traveling and can't take your pet with you? No worries! We have found for you all the pet hotels in Cyprus. Pet Nanny Nicosia 99 931693 Hilton Cyprus Modern...

Cyprus useful telephone numbers

In case of emergency, immediate response is given by the following telephone numbers, where English is spoken. Emergencies Ambulance 199 Fire Brigade 199, 112 Police 199, 112 Forest fire 1407 Narcotics Emergency Services 90901401 AIDS Advisory...

Visit Cyprus with your dog

Dog Friendly Beaches Unfortunately, in Cyprus dogs are banned on most public beaches. Be aware that atteding to a beach not specially designated for dogs, you...

About Cyprus

Situated at the north-eastern end of the Mediterranean basin, Cyprus is the third largest island in the region, with an area of 9,251 square...

Entry requirements

Passports and Visas Admission and Transit Restrictions Entry regulations apply only to the areas controlled by the Government of the Republic of Cyprus. A passport is required...

Languages & Religions

Languages The official languages of the island are Greek and Turkish, whilst English is widely spoken. French, German and Russian are also spoken within the...

Climate, Weather forecast, Temperatures

Climate Cyprus enjoys an intense Mediterranean climate, with long dry summers from mid–May to mid–October, and mild winters from December to February, which are separated...

Health & Safety

Safety in Cyprus Cyprus has an excellent reputation for being a safe and friendly place. You can help keep it that way. A few basic...

Time, Working Hours & Holidays

Time Cyprus Time is Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) +2 hours. Time difference from other countries Country Hours fast or slow on GMT Austria +1 Bahrain +3 Belgium +1 Canada -5 China +8 Cyprus +2 Denmark +1 France +1 Germany +1 Greece +2 Hong Kong +8 India +5.30 Iraq +3 Italy +1 Daylight Saving Time Each year on the...

Money & Currency

Currency On January 01, 2008, the Republic of Cyprus introduced the Euro (€) as its official currency, replacing the Cyprus pound (CY£) as the legal...

Communications

Telecommunications Providers Since the liberalisation of the telecommunications sector in 2003, both national and international fixed / mobile voice services, Internet access and data services...

Cyprus Short Escapes

Cyprus Short Escapes, Great Discoveries Escape for the Weekend With so many different and unique experiences to enjoy on the island, a short getaway offers the...

Top Stories

AKEL: The President and his government must resign

AKEL spokesman Stefanos Stefanou said that the party’s position regarding the proposal for dissolution of the Parliament is crystal clear. President Nicos Anastasiades and...

Anassa Hotel suspends operation due to coronavirus-infected staff

Exclusive Anassa Hotel in Akamas region, Paphos, on Thursday suspended operation due to an outbreak of 13 coronavirus cases among its staff, the management...

‘Active Citizens’ call for mass participation at anti-corruption protest

A fledgling group calling itself ‘Active Citizens’ are staging a protest march in Nicosia on Thursday evening to demand an end to an alarming...

Investors are optimistic about Cyprus’ attractiveness-EY survey

Investors are optimistic about Cyprus’ attractiveness over the coming years but state that there is room for improvement, according to the EY Attractiveness Survey...

Turkish lira barely moving, inflation spiking

Turkey's lira was barely moving on Thursday ahead of an expected interest rate increase by the central bank, according to Reuters. The Turkish central bank...

Taste

Squash soup

Ingredients: 1 kg pumpkin, cut into small cubes, approximately 5 cups 2 medium (400g) sweet potatoes, cut into cubes, approximately 2 ½ cups 1 chopped leek, only...

Mezedes

No visit to Cyprus is complete without enjoying the traditional meal of many small dishes known as ‘meze’. This large feast, which has been a...

Prawns with fried cheese, barley shaped pasta

Put the barley shaped pasta into a small pan with salted water, bring to a boil and when tender, drain. Peal the prawns leaving...

Salmon and shrimp sheftalies

Mix all ingredients for tabbouli in a bowl and keep to one side so flavours can combine. Prepare the sheftalies: wash and soak the casing...