Making the move to a beautiful country like Cyprus with a glorious climate and a more relaxed pace of life is certainly tempting!

Many people want to make a change in their life when they hit retirement age. Now there are no work commitments, the kids have grown up and flown the nest; it’s time to do whatever you want to! Making the move to a beautiful country with a glorious climate and a more relaxed pace of life is certainly tempting, and Cyprus is definitely a great destination offering all this and more. With the ease of relocating thanks to the Cyprus Permanent Residency Programme, moving to Cyprus is both affordable and uncomplicated. Read on to discover 5 more reasons why Cyprus makes the perfect retirement destination


The low cost of living

When you move to Cyprus, you’ll notice that everything costs less that it does back in your home country. Eating out is cheaper, and so is shopping. All these savings certainly add up, ensuring that you have more money in your pocket for some extra treats and luxuries.

A better quality of life

You’ll love the more relaxed pace of life that is integral to living in Cyprus. You’ll be able to spend your days strolling along the picturesque seafront, exploring a wealth of historical and archaeological sites or simply enjoying the fantastic and health-giving Mediterranean cuisine as you watch the world go by at a beach-front taverna. You’ll find a welcoming expat community, as well as friendly locals who all speak good English, making it very easy to feel at home in this hospitable country.

Wonderful weather in a gorgeous environment

There’s nothing like the sunshine to make us feel more positive and alive, and Cyprus certainly has plenty of that! With an average of 320 days of sunshine each year, you’ll always feel warm and be able to make plans to spend time outdoors. This beautiful island is packed with full of spectacular scenery, and the natural beauty is truly out of this world, turning a simple walk into a magical experience.

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You won’t pay tax on your pension

You’ll be able to receive your state pension from your home country when you move to Cyprus, and what’s more, your foreign pension is exempt from tax.

Your EU driving license in valid

If you’re moving to Cyprus from within the EU, your driving license is fully valid so you won’t have to reapply or resit your driving test.

Would you like to know more?

Is the thought of spending your retirement and enjoying a better standard of living under the Cyprus sunshine tempting you? You’ll find some very affordable properties and a wealth of opportunities awaiting you on this beautiful island. If you’d like to find out more, or have any questions you’d like answered, please do get in touch. Simply fill out the form on our contacts page and we’ll get right back to you with more information.