Paphos remains the champion in Sales to Overseas Property Buyers07/04/2017
Property sales continue to grow for the third consecutive month in 2017, both from the domestic and especially from overseas markets. Paphos continues to have the lead in purchase contracts by foreign buyers by 43%, in comparison to Limassol which follows with 30%. Larnaca is third with 15%, and lastly Famagusta with 9 % and Nicosia with just 3%.
Paphos Voted as Cheapest Holiday Destination in Europe20/03/2017
The beautiful city of Paphos has been named the cheapest place to spend a weekend – costing just £138 on average. That total includes 12 typical city-break costs including an evening meal for two with wine, drinks, two nights’ weekend accommodation, sightseeing and city transport.
Pafos 2017 - Programme April 17/03/2017
Welcome to Paphos , welcome to the European Capital of Culture for 2017 . The city that expresses and reflects European Culture all over the world which opens new paths for co-operation and coexistence by linking cultures.
Paphos Mayor aims for functional, modern and creative Paphos21/02/2017
THE MAYOR of Paphos has said the municipality is aiming to make the town functional, modern and creative. Phedonas Phedonos said Paphos will confirm its place as a prominent tourist and cultural destination this year, whilst providing residents with a home that offers a good quality of life.
Paphos 2017 - The Journey Has Begun 21/02/2017
Hosting the European Capital of Culture is a vision with broader connotations for Cyprus, given that our country has historically been a palimpsestic bringing together historical eras, cultures and religions. This is why we eagerly claimed this title and Pafos will be the European Capital of Culture for the year 2017, making Pafos an emblem for European culture with a greater social appeal.
Paphos: European Culture Capital 201701/01/2017
Paphos’ mission as European Capital of Culture is to send out the message that the values of humanism and culture must prevail in Europe and the Middle East, mayor Phedonas Phedonos said on Monday, January 2.
This is the perfect time to buy a property in Paphos02/12/2016
The Cyprus housing market is improving amidst continued economic recovery, improvements in the banking system and increasing investor confidence due to the passing of new laws that offer many tax incentives.
Leptos Estates Supports Cyprus International 4-Day Challenge 201629/11/2016
The 12th edition of the Event is now an unforgettable memory for both the runners and the organizers. Participation has increased to 290 runners of various ages and standards all from various countries such as UK, Netherlands, Germany, France, Russia, Belgium, Czech Republic, Italy, Australia, USA, Canada Austria, Norway, Switzerland, and Cyprus. Supporters and escorts participation was also higher this year.
The supermoon shines above Leptos Kamares Village.17/11/2016
A supersized moon arose last Monday beyond the spectacular Leptos Kamares Village in Tala Paphos, which was a once-in-a generation sight and will not appear so again until 25 November 2034.
Christmas Bazaar at Leptos Kamares Club in Paphos14/11/2016
The annual Kamares Christmas Bazaar recently took place at the Leptos Kamares Club, near Tala, Paphos. 50 stall holders displaying their homemade and imported products including candles, books, jewellery, cakes, sweets, ceramics, art works ,toys and Christmas decorations happily took part in this enjoyable event.
International students parade in Paphos 31/10/2016
The Neapolis University Pafos (NUP), The International School of Paphos, The Aspire Private British School ,The American Academy and The Learning Center Private School of Peyia (TLC), paraded at the annual 28th of October(OHI DAY) parade in the main streets of the town of Paphos.
Paphos 2017 October Events06/10/2016
Aiming to upgrade the urban landscape through public art with aesthetic integrity and the participation of renowned artists and to create modern benchmarks of the urban city centre, the European Capital of Culture Paphos2017 organizes its Second Street Art
Don Giovanni on September 2, 3 and 4 2016 at the Pafos Medieval Castle18/08/2016
One of the greatest works of the operatic repertoire and one of the leading lyric masterpieces of all times, the outstanding Don Giovanni by W.A. Mozart is to be presented at the 18th edition of Pafos Aphrodite Festival on September 2, 3 and 4 at the square of the Medieval Castle in Pafos in co-production with Parma Opera Organization C.E.F.A.C. with the participation of the Cyprus Symphony Orchestra.
Free Wifi for Paphos beachgoers16/08/2016
Beachgoers who want to be able to share their experience on social media or keep up with the news wherever they are can now enjoy free Wifi at two of Paphos’ most popular coastline locations.
Flower festival celebrations in Paphos19/05/2016
The annual Anthestiria Flower Festival is taking place in Paphos on May 29 and the cultural services of Paphos municipality are urging those who want to take part to fill in an application form.
PAPHOS AIRPORT – Brings life to the Paphos Region09/04/2016
Paphos is one of the best and ideal destinations for those seeking a relaxing beach holiday under the sun or for those who choose the area as the perfect place to buy a property for Permanent Residence or even for investment.
Representation of Egyptian Chamber of Commerce in Paphos08/04/2016
A representation of Egyptian businessmen led by the Vice-President of the Egyptian Chamber of Commerce Ahmed Abdel Wahed met with the President and Director of the Paphos Chamber of Commerce and Industry respectively, Andreas Demetriades and Kendeas Zabyrinis, In-Cyprus reports.
Tributes paid to well-known Paphos journalist07/03/2016
TRIBUTES poured in during the week for well-known Paphos journalist Athos (Arthur) Tilley who died in hospital in Finland after a short illness, aged 58 and who will be buried on Monday in Kouklia.
Paphos marathon to welcome historic flame from Athens02/03/2016
For the first time, the annual Paphos marathon will feature the iconic marathon flame from Athens. The symbol will be carried into Paphos by the runners of the ‘Stelios Kyriakides’ Running Club after it arrives from Athens on March 4, ahead of the marathon itself on March 6.
Besides LEPTOS ESTATES' Fireplaces in Winter11/02/2016 Sometimes in the winter months when it is cold outside there is no better place to be than in front of a cozy fireplace; crackling wood, dancing flames and tiny embers create feelings of warmth and comfort that are hard to beat.
Paphos marathon set to attract more than 1,300 runners10/02/2016 Paphos Marathon set to take place on March 6, is expected to attract more than 1.300 runners. So far 1,100 people have registered, 600 of whom come from abroad. The 18th Paphos Marathon this year falls under the umbrella of Paphos 2017 Cultural Capital of Europe.
24 Reasons to Invest in Paphos - Cyprus06/01/2016
1. Attractive and significant international business centre. 2. Double taxation treaties with 55 countries 3. English and other languages are widely spoken. 4. Euro zone member
CULTURE: Paphos to stage Mozart’s Don Giovanni for 18th opera05/12/2015
One of the greatest works of the operatic repertoire and one of the leading lyric masterpieces of all times, the outstanding Don Giovanni by Wolfgang Mozart is to be presented at the 18th edition of Pafos Aphrodite Festival on September 2, 3 and 4 at the square of the Medieval Castle in co-production with the Parma Opera group C.E.F.A.C. and with the participation of the Cyprus Symphony Orchestra.
Santa Visits Leptos Kamares Club in Paphos20/11/2015
The annual Kamares Christmas Fair took place these days at the Leptos Kamares Club, near Tala, Paphos. There were 50 stall holders displaying their home made and imported products including candles, books, jewellery, cakes, sweets, ceramics, art works and toys.
Amman, Pafos sign twinning deal14/11/2015
AMMAN — Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades recently visited the headquarters of Greater Amman Municipality (GAM), where the Amman and Pafos mayors signed a twinning agreement.
Paphos the top property choice for overseas buyers08/09/2015
Paphos continues to present for the first eight months of 2015, the highest figure in property purchase contracts by foreign buyers submitted to the Department of Land and Registry during this period, by 39%, followed by Limassol with 26%, third Larnaca with 20% and lastly Famagusta with 8% and Nicosia 7%.
Neapolis University’s 3rd Graduation Ceremony07/09/2015
Neapolis University Pafos held its 3rd graduationceremony on Friday the 25th September 2015 at Coral Beach Hotel and Resort.343 undergraduate and postgraduate students proudly received their diplomas to embark on new challenges in life with a degree from Neapolis University.
Anastasiades announces €60m worth of projects for Paphos08/08/2015
President Nicos Anastasiades on Monday announced €60m worth of projects for Paphos during the first stop on his ‘tour’ of all of the districts in Cyprus to announce development s plans.“I know the problems the municipalities and Paphos communities are facing. I want to emphasise from the outset that my presence here does not mean solving all the problems,” he said.
Major private projects to be carried out in Paphos district02/07/2015
Major private projects to be carried out in Paphos district Members of the Paphos’ Commerce and Industry Chamber had important meetings in order to promote major private projects in Paphos District, in an effort to find alternative funding sources.
Paphos2017 and Cyprus News Agency Team Up15/06/2015
The Cyprus News Agency has completed a cooperation agreement with Paphos2017, the non-profit organization which has undertaken the promotion of Paphos town as the European Capital of Culture for 2017.
Cyprus marks 50 years of Polish Excavations in Paphos12/05/2015
The Department of Antiquities and the Ministry of Transport, Communications and Works has announced the opening of the temporary exhibition “Nea Paphos: 50 Years of Polish Excavations, 1965-2015”. The exhibition will take place at the Cyprus Museum, on the 25th May 2015 at 19.00.
New East Anglia to Paphos route announced for next summer26/04/2015
Thomson and First Choice will introduce a new route for local holidaymakers in the summer of 2016, connecting Norwich and Paphos, according to a Norwich International Airport announcement. Tickets for the new route will go on sale on Thursday.
NIKI Increases Frequency of Vienna-Paphos Flight02/03/2015 NIKI, the Austria-based airline and a part of the airberlin group, has announced the increase in frequency of its new route between Vienna and Paphos. Officially launched on February 24 2015 and operated every Tuesday, the flight will become bi-weekly as of April 2.
Paphos Stunning Sunsets24/02/2015
When the sun has set, no candle can replace it! The magic of a beautiful sunset, unique in Paphos ,can only be described as breathtaking… It has to be seen to be believed.
Beautiful “Alkyonides Days" in Picturesque Paphos23/01/2015 This weather phenomenon in January and sometimes in February in Cyprus is referred to as “Alkyonides Days”. Nearly every year in the period after the middle of January there is a non-interrupted period of days with clear blue skies and warm temperatures, which at least in Paphos can reach more than 20°-22°C over the day
Fedonos elected as new Paphos Mayor11/01/2015 Fedonas Fedonos, the independent candidate who ran in the Pafos municipal elections with the support of the ruling Democratic Rally (DISY) party, is the new mayor of this coastal town.
Paphos Included in ‘Sustainable Destinations Global Top 100’14/12/2014 Paphos has been included in the top 100 tourist destinations recognised globally for their commitment to sustainability.The Sustainable Destinations Global Top 100 aims to celebrate the management efforts of the hundred most sustainable destinations on Earth. The Top 100 is the result of open calls in the social media, and of a selection process by 30 international experts in tourism sustainability.
Santa Visits Leptos Kamares Club in Paphos24/11/2014 The annual Kamares Christmas Craft Fair took place last Saturday at the Leptos Kamares Club, at Tala, Paphos. 50 stall holders displayed their home made and imported products including candles, books, jewellery, cakes, sweets, ceramics, art works and toys.
Paphos - still the Best Choice for Overseas Property Buyers in 201418/11/2014 Property sales continue to grow for the tenth consecutive month, both from the domestic market as well as from overseas markets. Regarding sales from the overseas market, Paphos has quite a variance from the rest of the cities with a market share of 38% , followed by Limassol with 25% and Larnaca
Chinese investors show interest in Paphos03/11/2014 CHINESE investors have shown an interest to invest in Paphos and are particularly keen to look at the potential of the town hosting a casino resort, the head of the Paphos Chamber of Commerce and Industry said on Wednesday.
Paphos The Best Choice for Overseas Property Buyers12/10/2014 Property sales continue to grow for the seventh consecutive month, both from the domestic market as well as from the overseas markets.The largest increase was shown in Paphos and Limassol. Regarding the sales from the overseas market, Paphos has quite a variance from the rest of the cities with a market share of 30% then follows Limassol with 25% and Larnaca comes with 17%.
Second Graduation Ceremony of Neapolis University Pafos23/09/2014 The second graduation ceremony of Neapolis University Pafos took place on Friday, 19th September 2014, at the Coral Beach Hotel &Resort, in Pafos. The event was a great success and of particular importance, as Neapolis University awarded the degrees to the first undergraduates of the University.
New German flights to Paphos Airport14/09/2014 Seven new flights a week operated by airline Germania will connect Paphos with five German airports from next year. The Paphos regional board of tourism confirmed that the flights would commence in March 2015.
Paphos welcomes the new rector of Neapolis University - Professor Spyros Makridakis08/08/2014 The Academic Community of Paphos together with Paphos officials welcomed the new Rector of Neapolis University professor Spyros Makridakis and expressed their congratulations and gratitude for taking on such significant duties. Dr. Makridakis was wished every success in this important and at the same time challenging role.
Ryanair Posts Q1 Results: Profit Rise by 152%03/08/2014 Ryanair, Europe’s prominent low fares airline, recently announced its Q1 2014 fiscal results, revealing a net profit of some €197 million, an increase of 152% on last year.Despite the impressive result, the airline, whose interest in Cyprus Airways has been greatly discussed in the local media, has cautioned that this result may be distorted by the timing of a very strong Easter in Q1, with no holiday period in the prior year comparable.
Paphos Aphrodite Festival to Present Cosi Fan Tutte24/07/2014 This year, the Paphos Aphrodite Festival 2014 is set to present the popular, witty opera Cosi Fan Tutte by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart on September 5, 6 and 7, at the Medieval Castle in Paphos, in co-production with the lyric organisation Opera Futura from Verona and the participation of the Cyprus Symphony Orchestra.
Paphos on top as a choice to Overseas Property Buyers05/06/2014 Paphos is the region which presented for the first five months in 2014 the highest figure in property purchase contracts by foreign buyers recorded at the department of lands and registry with 36%. Limassol followed with 24%, third was Larnaca 15%, and lastly Nicosia 13% and Famagusta 12%.
Ryanair unveiled its Paphos 2014 winter schedule 21/05/2014 Ryanair yesterday unveiled its Paphos 2014 winter schedule with a total of eight routes, including Brussels Charleroi, London Stansted and Rome. These are estimated to carry over 550,000 customers per year and support over 850 on-site jobs at Paphos.
Russians love Polis Chrysochous in Paphos. 07/05/2014 The visit of the a four-member committee of Russian entrepreneurs from the Chamber of Rostov with Cypriot businessmen operating mainly in the Polis Chrysochous region was finalised yesterday, during which the strengthening of cooperation in various fields was discussed.
Paphos-Cyprus the first choice to Overseas Buyers01/05/2014 Despite the fact of a specific decline in property purchase in Cyprus, during the first quarter of 2014, Paphos is the only region which presented the highest figure in property purchase contracts by foreign buyers placed at the department of lands and registry of 41%. Limassol followed with 25%, third was Larnaca 17%, and lastly Nicosia 9% and Famagusta 8%.
The Cosmonaut Alexander Volkov at the Coral Beach Hotel in Paphos24/04/2014 The well-known Soviet cosmonaut Alexander Volkov has recently spent his holidays at the Coral Beach Hotel & Resort in Paphos. Mr. Volkov stated that he was very pleased with the high standard of service he received from the hotel as well as the very friendly management and helpful staff. At a young age, Volkov witnessed Yuri Gagarin become the first man in space and this inspired
him to become a cosmonaut. He joined the Soviet space program and became a test pilot before realizing his dream.
The Kings Avenue Mall,The shopping mall of Paphos04/12/2013
The Kings Avenue Mall is the new, full concept, shopping mall of Paphos. This state of the art commercial building is one of the largest commercial developments on the island of Cyprus. The total investment will exceed the amount of €100 million and will serve as the ultimate shopping experience.
Royal British Legion opens its doors in Paphos05/11/2013
The Limnaria Club in Kato Paphos is soon to be the home of the Royal British Legion Paphos Branch.A group of individuals, lead by Dave Rees and Brian Walker, together with club officials from the Limassol Branch of the Royal British Legion, have secured a lease on the Leptos owned premises known as the Limnaria Club; they have worked together throughout the year to get the club to a point where it can be finally opened.
A group of 15 Egyptian journalists from Cairo and Alexandria visited Paphos & Limassol for a four day trip, following a special invitation by the Leptos Group.During their stay they visited the property developments, the new University of Neapolis, the Iasis Medical Centre as well as the Hotels and Holiday Resorts which are operated by the Leptos Group in the towns and provinces of Paphos and Limassol.
Arias and songs will be performed by the young opera stars. Venue: Coral Beach Hotel and Resort Paphos 26 October 2013 at 20:00. Arias and songs from operas by Giuseppe Verdi
Aegean announces new flights to Paphos. Airport 27/09/2013 Aegean airlines has announced Paphos-Athens flights starting from April next year.Head of the Paphos regional board of tourism, Nassos Hadjigeorgiou, welcomed the announcement, saying it could only mean good news for Paphos.
Pafos European Capital of Culture for 201712/08/2013 Pafos was proclaimed the 2017 Cultural Capital of Europe, during a ceremony at the Council of the European Union, in Brussels. Present during the ceremony were Cyprus Education Minister Kyriacos Kenevezos and Pafos Mayor Savvas Vergas.
Pafos Aphrodite Festival-The Elixir of Love08/08/2013 Celebrating 15 years of continuous presence in the cultural life of Cyprus and having presented remarkable performances by internationally acclaimed operas, the «Pafos Aphrodite Festival» is this year giving the music loving public of Cyprus the opportunity to enjoy the famous, romantic, comic opera "The Elixir of love ".
Paphos – Cyprus,one of the most Quality Coasts in Europe11/06/2013 “Paphos Region – a good reason for all seasons!” Paphos, the mythical birthplace of the Greek Goddess Aphrodite, is a coastal region located in the southwest Cyprus. Its subtropical-Mediterranean climate, unique history and high quality natural environment make it one of the most attractive parts of the island to be explored.
Paphos Airport Flights27/05/2013 Paphos Airport (PFO) is located 6 km southeast of the city of Paphos, Cyprus. It is the country's second largest International Airport, after Larnaca International Airport. Paphos Airport is commonly used by tourists on holiday in western Cyprus, providing access to popular resorts such as Coral Bay, Latchi, Limassol and Paphos itself. A new modern terminal opened at Paphos in November 2008.
Paphos, the perfect place to live15/05/2013 New figures released by the department of lands and surveys earlier last week show that the property purchase contracts deposited throughout Cyprus continued to decline with the exception of Paphos, where overall sales increased.
Paphos the first choice to Overseas Buyers29/04/2013 Despite the fact of a specific decline in property purchase in Cyprus, during the first quarter of 2014, Paphos is the only region which presented the highest figure in property purchase contracts by foreign buyers placed at the department of lands and registry of 41%. Limassol followed with 25%, third was Larnaca 17%, and lastly Nicosia 9% and Famagusta 8%.
Ryanair Flights from Paphos Airport04/04/2013 Leptos Group of companies welcomes the recommencement of the summer flights of Ryanair to Paphos and its new flight routes which will be starting on March 25th, connecting Paphos with Charleroi-Belgium, Girona-Spain, Bologna- Italy, Dusseldorf-Germany, stated in the announcement that was issued.
Egyptians Choose PAPHOS and LEPTOS03/04/2013 The great success continues with the presence of Leptos Estates at international real estate exhibitions in various Middle East countries as well as the Gulf region, within the first months of this year with the participation in Cityscape Cairo, the largest Real Estate Exhibition in the area.
Overseas and local buyers returning to Paphos14/03/2013 Although Cyprus continues to negotiate a bailout deal with the Troika, there are some early signs that domestic and overseas buyers are returning to Paphos despite the economic uncertainties.
Overseas buyers returning to Paphos14/01/2013
Figures released by the department of lands and surveys earlier last week show that the property purchase contracts in favour of overseas buyers throughout Cyprus and especially in Paphos, in December increased compared to December 2011.
Chinese buyers help boost Paphos28/12/2012 Cyprus and especially Paphos property market is currently being boosted by investors and property buyers from China.
There has been almost 50% increase in property sales in Paphos district according to recent official statistics and the biggest part of this increase is due to the Chinese purchasers.
Pafos European Capital of Culture in 201720/09/2012 The achievement of winner of European Capital of Culture in 2017 was a great day for Pafos, not just the city but for the entire Pafos District. The city of Pafos was selected over contender Nicosia as the European Capital of Culture in 2017 by an independent selection panel in September 2012.
Paphos. A Hot Summer with Hot Property Sales.11/09/2012 Cyprus is an island attracting a great number of tourists throughout the world and there seems to be a great increase in the number of tourists selecting Paphos, the birthplace of the Goddess Aphrodite as their holiday destination. This increase in the number of visitors to Paphos does not only consist of holiday makers but also of potential investors and buyers of real estate.
With the popular opera Otello by Giuseppe Verdi which is related to the history of Cyprus since the plot takes place at the Castle of Famagusta, Pafos Aphrodite Festival 2012 opens its curtain.
Flights to Paphos Airport04/07/2012 Flights to Paphos will deliver you right into the lap of the legend, with the much-visited tourist attraction of the rock, also known as Petra Tou Romiou, within easy reach of the resorts around Paphos and especially to the ones owned by Leptos Calypso Hotels and Leptos Estates.
Mr.Pantelis Leptos (second to the right)the new elected President of the Cyprus Land and Building Developers Association with other business friends and parteners.
Pantelis Leptos Chairman of Cyprus Land and Building Association 14/06/2012 Pantelis M.Leptos who has been elected as the new Chairman of the Land and Building Association of Cyprus is pleased to announce that the Cyprus government has expanded the 5 percent VAT payable on new homes used as primary residences to include non-EU citizens and has extended the Property Transfer Fee reduction/suspension until the end of the year.
Mr. Pantelis Leptos at the Green Festival, Neapolis Smart Eco City27/03/2012
Mr. Pantelis Leptos, Director of Leptos Group, celebrates the Green Festival at the Neapolis Smart Eco City, the largest new planned city in Cyprus. Mr. Pantelis Leptos, the Director of Leptos Group aims the project to be the most innovative and Eco-Friendly ever developed in the Eastern Mediterranean region.
RYANAIR sets us Paphos hub11/01/2012
RYANAIR yesterday announced it would base two aircraft at Paphos, offering 80 flights a week to 14 new destinations as of April by investing nearly €110 million to bring in 600,000 passengers a year and provide 600 jobs.
Leptos Group supported the Pafos Aphrodite Festival with €10,00015/09/2011
Pantelis Leptos vice chairman of the Leptos Group stated that “With the Opera Les Coutes d’Hoffonay, Pafos Aphrodite Festival continues its tradition of quality for the 13th consecutive year. Our Group will be continuing the support and contribution towards the Pafos Aphrodite Festival for the years coming.”
Locals and foreign visitors have the pleasure of enjoying their swim in the cleanest beaches of Europe and especially the ones of Paphos. This was proven recently through research that the European Union had carried out. Based on the evidence found through this research, Cyprus is at the top of the catalog of countries having the best waters, with Paphos being the top with a total of 29 beaches.
CHANGES IN PAPHOS11/05/2010
The past few years have seen major changes and improvement to Paphos and the surrounding areas and the trend is continuing. The new terminal building at the airport is a huge improvement for passengers and operators alike. ...