Makronisos Ayia Napa Marina, the jewel marina resort of the eastern Mediterranean, set in a secure environment with ample green spaces (30.000m2), sports grounds, swimming pools, water features, walkways, plazas, a heliport, a yacht club and a crew lounge. Residents will have the choice to call upon the hotel type services available at all times. Located on the southeastern part of the island and just 30 minute drive from Larnaca International Airport and 50 minute drive from Nicosia, the capital of Cyprus, with direct access from major highways. Boaters will be offered the best possible facilities and amenities both on land and on the water: 450 moorings for boats from 6m up to 60m mega yachts. The 10.500m2 yard area for maintenance and repair services will also accommodate a further 150 boats. Travel lift facilities will also be available. The residential development is equally unique and exceptional with state of the art architecture satisfying today's discerning buyers' needs and preferences. It comprises of a selection of properties: 53 luxury detached houses situated on two exclusive sandy beaches, 222 modern apartments on two high rise buildings and 20 town houses. All properties enjoy unobstructed views of the Mediterranean Sea and low built density! An impressive semicircular commercial building of 5.000m2 encircles the picturesque simulation of a Greek island's fishing shelter providing a lively and rejuvenating area where one will be able to find a selection of dining, entertainment and wellness providers. The marina hosts approximately 600 yachts in wet and dry storage. Wet slips can accommodate yachts up to 60 meters in length and up to 80 meters by advance arrangement, while a dry stack storage facility is available for boats up to 10m in length. For the dry stack facility, a premium valet service is provided with complete provisioning and pre-launching of boats offering a hassle free experience. The unique aspect of the marina is the finger style berthing for yachts of 30 meters or less while floating docks guarantee comfortable access in all conditions. The marina basin has depths of up to 6.5 meters to accommodate the deep drafts of sailing boats and super yachts. The specially engineered wave absorbing breakwater minimizes harbour chop and storm wave agitation assuring safe and comfortable berthing at all times.
Ayia Thekla is a newly developed area on the western edge of Ayia Napa. Building here began in the late 1990's and today it is a modern collection of villa estates strung along the coast for several miles. Just east of the beach is Ayia Thekla church and a collection of ancient tombs in the rocks. Just west of the beach is a beach bar where the weekly market is held year round every Wednesday. The main beach is a small horseshoe of soft sand with several rocky islands just a short way out. For several miles west towards Potamos Liopetriou the rocky shore line is interspersed with small private patches of golden sand, ideal for those looking for a quiet sunbathing spot. Ayia Thekla - Cyprus Ayia Thekla is named after a 1st century saint and is a beautiful quiet village that is becoming more popular year on year. There is a picturesque beach with a small island about a hundred yards offshore and calm shallow waters for the children to play. The beach is mainly frequented only by locals, which means you can enjoy the space offered, but if you require a busier area, take a few minutes drive to Makronissos Beach. it is a magnificent place for people of all age groups. Whether you are a water sports fan or are simply seeking a nice, quiet place where you and your family can enjoy the sun, Makronissos Beach offers all the conveniences. The beach has been awarded the Blue Flag, a programme that offers an exclusive eco-label to beaches that fulfill strict criteria for the quality of the beach and the facilities available to the public. You can relax in the knowledge that Makronissos Beach fulfills all the criteria implemented by an Internationally recognised non-profit organisation.One of the unique features that Makronissos Beach offers is a natural cape that encloses the beautiful golden sand; this cape prevents a lot of unwanted items reaching the shore. This means that Makronissos Beach has arguably the cleanest and calmest water in the area.
There are also many activities that you can enjoy at the beach such as swimming, snorkeling, playing beach ball or very simply having fun. You can grab a ride on a Jet ski, take a trip on the paragliding or go crazy on the banana boat rides. Couple this with the hot Sun and warm water we guarantee that you will have a memorable time.Makronissos Watersports is found on the right hand side of the beach (when facing the sea). Our facilities are here for your convenience. We have all the necessary equipment to bring that smile to your face whether you are looking for that adrenalin rush or just.
Ayia Thekla is now also known for being the home of probably the largest water park in Europe, Waterworld, which is just a mile east of the village. With a clearly defined Greek Mythology theme running through all its slides and pools, Waterworld is hugely popular with both locals and tourists during the summer season. Ayia Thekla boasts a small number of bars and restaurants, the best ones around being, the Axartis restaurant, opposite the water park and Zafiri bar. This bar is located on one of the more scenic places to grab that relaxing pint and a bite to eat. It is just a short walk from the beautiful Ayia Thekla Church and the path outside the pub leads to the beach. During the summer there is a terrace where you can enjoy your favorite tipple al fresco, the same area is covered in the winter and heated by gas burners.
East Tower. The spacious lobby has an undulating sculptural ceiling soaring 12 meters above the floor and is surrounded by an all-glass exterior curtain wall with structural glass mullions. This allows an abundance of natural light to flow in and offers a direct view of the Commercial Area and Event Centre. The tower has private and secured parking for residents only. The East Tower is located at the commercial hub of the marina offering a vibrant and bustling environment for residents and guests. There are 95 spacious 1, 2, 3 or 4 bedroom apartments, including penthouses on the top two floors. Just steps away from their front door, residents can enjoy the tower’s wide array of services and facilities. These include an expansive amenity deck overlooking the marina and the sea with an infinity edge pool, cabanas and an outdoor bar. Fitness facilities and a 400m2 SPA are also available for recreation and relaxation.
The West Tower is tucked away in a tranquil, more residential area: Offering 110 spacious 1, 2, 3 or 4 bedroom apartments including penthouses on the top two floors. The lobby has an all-glass façade and sculptural ceiling, in a dramatic double height space with views out to an expansive amenity deck elevated over the marina. The private amenities deck includes landscaped gardens and lawn, cabanas, a protected child play area and day-care facilities and two separate pools, one of them specifically tailored to families. Services to Residents.Comfort and convenience for home and yacht owners is a top priority at Ayia Napa Marina. Our Facility Maintenance Services team will deal with all requests for the management and maintenance of your property, on shore or on board. Whether you are looking for a company to undertake some light repair work, are in need of a gardener or plumber, have enquiries about rentals (boats, cars, scooters, etc.) or need transportation, we can share the load with you. Restaurant reservations and event planning are undertaken by our personnel, so you can fully enjoy your experience at Ayia Napa Marina. Amenities: Full facility management, Facilitating and handling resales & rentals, 24h reception and concierge services, Secure and gated community (24/7), ensuring residents safety and privacy, Allotted underground and surface parking, Fitness and wellness centers, SPA, Shopping and dining, Swimming pools, Gardens, Child Care, High speed elevators plus service elevator, Serviced beaches.
WaterWorld Themed Waterpark in Ayia Thekla (Ayia Napa area) is the biggest themed waterpark in Europe. Waterworld Waterpark in Ayia Napa has received international recognition for marketing and innovation from a spectrum of the Waterpark associations around the world winning over 25 awards to date. In the Greek mythology-themed waterpark there are upgraded attractions, extensive relaxation areas for parents and playground areas for children. It also has several catering outlets and a gift shop. Waterworld is open 7 days a week during the Summer season.
Ayia Napa Marina is committed to taking measures that will protect the environment and in doing so has installed the necessary systems to prevent any contaminants that could have an adverse impact on the environment from entering the sea. Boat Yard: The boat yard offers an extensive range of high- level professional marine services such as hauling, launching, and boat maintenance operations. Maintenance & Services. The boat maintenance building includes a 20-ton bridge crane and 3 service bays with overhead access clearance for yachts up to 20 meters. A heavy load pad and a warehouse load-rated storage mezzanine can be isolated to permit climate controlled application of hull coating and other sensitive systems. Hauling and launching: Hauling and launching are done in two ways; using a negative forklift for boats stored in the dry stack facility and mobile hoist with a dedicated lift well for larger yachts. Dry Stack: Daily and seasonal covered storage for 220 boats up to 10m is provided in two dry stack storage facilities. Each dry stack is modifiable in configuration to allow up to 4 levels of storage. Dry stack storage is only available through a valet system and includes advance scheduling and preparation of each boat with fuel and provisions as per the instructions of the owner. A negative forklift is available for the launching of the boats in the dry stack.
Comfort and convenience for home and yacht owners is a top priority at Ayia Napa Marina.
The villas’ architecture is a combination of contemporary and traditional expression. Combining locally quarried stone around the base with sleek plaster volumes cantilevered above. Large expanses of glass are optimally placed to promote the breath-taking views around the villas. All villas are designed with a modern, open-plan concept, with primary spaces oriented towards the sea, they are fully detached and are comprised of four levels – lower level, ground level, first floor, roof garden. Oversized 2.8-meter-tall glass doors slide away into the walls, extending the ground level main living spaces out onto the veranda and pool deck. Each plot includes a private plunge pool with infinity edge. Located on a man-made island, these villas directly overlook the marina and feature walk-out access to secure docks. Residents of these 12 exclusive villas have a choice of 3, 4 or 5 bedrooms, featuring private berths, lavish open-plan living areas and infinity edge pools. Beach Villas: All Beach Villas fan out around a beautiful beach of finely grained sand. These exclusive villas are finished with the finest materials, fittings and fixtures. With floor-to-ceiling windows offering natural light these elegant homes effortlessly combine comfortable indoor and outdoor living. Peninsula Marina Villas: Located on the east of the peninsula, overlooking the marina. These 6 luxurious villas are designed to offer residents a truly classy and modern environment for living, with comfortable interiors, lush gardens and private berths..
Easily accessible from the island’s major highways and 49.8 km from Larnaca International airport. Access via the marina is efficient and it will be possible to clear customs onsite. The Ayia Napa Marina is an official port of entry in The Cyprus Republic.
Granting of European citizenship to investors in Cyprus: The Cyprus (EU) Citizenship by investment programme is brought to you by Cyprus Developers. Participating in the programme investor with his family obtain Cyprus passports. This is not a residence permit or a visa but rather full citizenship of the EU-member state. The programme requires the amount of €2mln to be invested in Cyprus for 3 years. The citizenship is granted within just 3 months! The programme has already attracted over 3 billion euros of direct investments into the economy of the Republic of Cyprus.
Advantages of the programme: The programme is unique in Europe and very appealing: Cyprus passport is a full EU passport. Investor and his family can freely reside, work, study, have business in any of the EU-member states as well as in Switzerland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Iceland Holder of Cyprus passport can travel visa-free in 157 countries in total Dual-citizenship is permitted. Acquisition of Cyprus citizenship is not reported to other countries The passport is issued also for the investor’s spouse*** and all financially dependent children (up to 28 years old). All next generations of investor retain EU citizenship The investor’s parents are entitled to apply for citizenship provided that they are owners of a Cyprus permanent residence of at least €500.000 An express procedure - 3 months to be approved, plus another 3 months to actual passport No requirement to reside in Cyprus Minimum investment required is €2mln (here and below amounts are excluding VAT where VAT is applicable) The investment must be kept just for 3 years. After that, the assets can be sold. To be more precise, the Law states that a property of minimum value of €500.000 must be kept as a private residence (we expect that this condition will be removed; anyway this private residence can be rented out and generate rental income for investor) No donation to the Cyprus government No history and language proficiency tests Investment options An investor is free to choose where to invest from a wide choice of options: Residential properties Commercial properties Development projects Purchase or creation or participation in Cypriot businesses or companies Investment funds, financial assets of Cypriot businesses or organizations Government bonds (maximum €500.000; the balance €1,5mln should be invested in other options like property) Combination of the above options Requirements for investors An investor must meet the following requirements: The minimum investment amount is €2mln Keeping investments for a period of minimum 3 years Clear criminal record for applicant, spouse, adult children and parents The investor must own a private residence(ies) in Cyprus, purchased for at least €500.000. If investments are made into residential property(ies), this requirement is not applicable The investor must be the holder of a residence permit in Cyprus to qualify for receiving the Cyprus Citizenship. For this purpose, he/she should submit an application for a residence permit, which will be issued simultaneously with the filing of the Citizenship application. The obtaining of residence permit is a formality due to EU regulation. There is still no requirement for the investor to live in Cyprus. Our Services If you opt for Citizenship-by-Investment Myrianthous Law Firm will assist you throughout, which is essentially undertaken in five steps: Selecting the investment: Our expert team will undertake the task of carrying out research in the real estate market to give you the best possible advice on the available options for your investment. Preparing the application: The client will receive an application package explaining in detail what is required for either application. The most time-consuming documents will be requested ahead of time to give the client time to prepare in advance. Obtain pre-approval Submit the application: When an application is submitted to the Ministry of Interior, it is forwarded to the Ministry of Finance where the financial criteria are examined. Once the Ministry of Finance approves it, the applicant must proceed to make the investment. The application will then return to the Ministry of Interior and then to the Council of Ministers.
Simplifiled Process - Application Timeline.
The Cyprus Citizenship by Investment program offers the fastest and most assured route to gaining a European passport through investment in real estate. It is quick and guaranteed and is available to investors who have sufficient funds to invest €2.0 million into real estate, either residential or commercial. No other European golden visa program guarantees such assured results offering an EU second passport in just two to three months.
The property, either residential or commercial, can be rented for income. Any number of properties can combine to make up the €2.0 million minimum investment. The investment can be made personally or through a company in which the applicant is a shareholder.
The applicant needs to have committed to the investment prior to applying for the visa and funds must be in place in Cyprus before application. Such funds can be released in accordance with any payment plan agreed for the property, particularly in the case of off-plan developments. However an application can be made within a few days of committing to the investment. The process for gaining the Cyprus passport will then be completed within 6 months. A full refund can be offered for certain real estate investments in the unlikely case of refusal of the citizenship application.
After 3 years the investment can be reduced down to just €500,000 and this investment must be maintained in order for the investor to retain their citizenship.
RESIDENTIAL OR COMMERCIAL PROPERTY
One of the key considerations when deciding between residential or commercial property in Cyprus is the rate of tax (VAT) that applies. Commercial property will attract VAT at a rate of 19% whereas residential property will attract just 5% on the first 200sqm of the first and main permanent residence property.
In addition to the real estate investment applicants will need a clear criminal record. There is no language requirement, medical test or interview. Very simple documents are required for the application. It is easy to apply and there is no requirement to stay in the country.
Lawyer fees will apply for the processing of the citizenship application and purchase of the property and typically amount to around €30,000- €40,000 for a family. Government processing and application fees for a family of three would amount to €17,000.
Qualifying family members include spouse, all children up to the age of 28 and all future generations. Parents can also qualify by making a further €500,000 investment in real estate.
The Cypriot government introduced a package of measures in 2015 to encourage international investment and residence from high net worth investors . Non-domiciled investors will be exempt from taxation in Cyprus for personal investment income including dividends and interest. This means that non-domiciled individuals will pay zero tax in Cyprus irrespective of whether the income is earned in Cyprus or abroad. There is no inheritance tax. Cyprus also has one of the lowest corporate tax rates in Europe at just 12.5%.
Applicants gain a European passport and the access this gains allowing travel to 158 countries and districts without a visa. It includes multiple entry into Canada for six months and Australia, Singapore, Hong Kong and Macao for three months.
Cyprus is a full member of the European Union. Citizens of Cyprus are European citizens. One of the fundamental rules of the EU is the ability for its citizens to travel, live, work or study anywhere within the European Union. Cyprus citizens and passport holders are able to live in any of the 28 countries that form the EU.
The application process is fast and very straightforward and with a high approval rate. It has good family structure allowing children up to age 28 to qualify and all future generations. It requires basic documentation and there is no residency requirement. The citizenship investment program in Cyprus is ideal for High Net Worth Individuals seeking a fast and efficient route to a European passport.
Access to Second Citizenship
dual citizenship allowed
2ml direct investment in property
no tax consequences
fast track process 6 months to citizenship
global mobility to 158 countries
secure investment to assets
strong capital return
dependant children and parents qualify*