Friday, March 30, 2012

Golf April offers and News 2012

Forthcoming Tournament & Events:
Starting: Wednesday 4th April, ‘The 9 & WINE’ - Once again we are starting our infamous 9-hole Tournament every Wednesday afternoon. Play a social 9 holes, then enjoy a couple of glasses of wine and relax before the evening prize-giving. To enter please contact the Golf Shop. Tee times can be reserved up to one week in advance.
Visitor price ONLY €25.00.

THE 7th AEGEAN PRO-AM 30th May - 2nd June 2012
The Pro-Am registration breaks all records!!! Within just two weeks of the launch, the Aegean Pro-Am - hosted by Aphrodite Hills - is sold out! 45 teams have now registered and according to the organizers, there are now several teams on a waiting list. The event has built an astonishing reputation as one of the largest Pro-Ams in Europe; link this to the strong European awareness and reputation of Aphrodite Hills… and there is no wonder the demand is high.
All 45 teams will battle it out over 36 holes in the Pro-Am format. The Professionals will continue their Tournament on the last day, playing over 54 holes for the individual winner’s cheque of €7,000. On the final Saturday, the Amateurs will have their own individual Tournament before the Grand Gala Dinner to be held at the Hotel.

For all event information and to view the schedules in full, please visit:

Pro Shop Offers:
The new season’s arrivals are coming in fast! Be the first to come and visit to see the new collections for spring/summer 2012. We have something for everyone… and if we don’t have it, just ask the girls!
  • 30% off all Burberry Ladies’ & Men’s clothing.
  • 25% off all Aquascutum & Glenmuir Ladies’ & Men’s clothing.
  • An Easter Exclusive - Receive 40% off all Burberry Clothing from 13th April - 17th April (Offer excludes any clearance items)
  • Polo shirts from ONLY €35.00, shorts & trousers from ONLY €38.00… and a fantastic combined offer when you buy any two for only €65.00!! (Please note all offers are valid on selected items only)
That’s not all - we have many more fantastic offers available on selected items in store such as, Ralph Lauren polo’s up to 40% off, Hugo Boss polo’s up to 30% off and many, many more! Visit the Pro Shop and see what ‘bargain buys’ you can find this spring!
For further information on Golf Shop offers & discounts, please contact: +357 26 82 82 00

Thursday, March 29, 2012

Construction continues according to schedule at Alexander Heights!

Construction at Alexander Heights - the final and most luxurious Real Estate installment at the multi award-winning Aphrodite Hills Resort, Cyprus - continues on schedule!

There has been extremely good progress with the construction of Alexander Heights; it is currently on schedule and the first phase is planned to finish in July 2013. During this first phase, it is estimated that 11 Villas, 14 Junior Villas and 16 Apartments will be completed, which is a total of 41 units out of the 69 units of the entire project.

This is a prime location development; ‘Alexander Heights’ is set in one of the most desirable locations of south-west Cyprus’ prestigious lifestyle Resort. Inspired by the incomparable 360-degree vistas, the architects have capitalized on the natural contours of the south-facing site. Villas promise unrivalled and uninterrupted views across the Mediterranean Sea from sunrise to sunset and each one features a private pool set in spacious terraces and stunning gardens. In addition, an effortless lifestyle is assured with under-floor heating, concealed dual air conditioning/heating, home automated electrics and a discreet security system.

For further information on Alexander Heights, please call: +357 26 82 80 50

Tuesday, March 27, 2012


Lanitis Development, the Owners of the multi-award winning Aphrodite Hills - the finest leisure, lifestyle and real estate Resort in the Mediterranean, advise buyers that are looking to purchase property in Cyprus, that they should look no further, as this is the perfect time to buy!

The Company’s excellent reputation continually sets precedence and combined with an honest and trustworthy attitude guarantees complete customer satisfaction. This is reinforced by the fact that Lanitis Development has always transferred Property Title Deeds to individual purchasers as soon as it is possible.

Currently, Lanitis Development has already issued Title Deeds for all available Plots and Villas at Aphrodite Hills (406 in total). Furthermore, 21 Title Deeds for Orpheus Apartments have also been issued. The remaining Title Deeds should be issued in the next year.

During the latter months of 2011, a number of important changes were made to the law in Cyprus regarding the sale of real estate. The changes are aimed at improving and to provide further protection for Purchasers of real estate and replace existing legislation for the ‘Specific Performance’ Law.

These important improvements are as follows:

  • The Purchaser now has a time period of six months to deposit the Sales Agreement with the District Land Office (previously it was two months).

  • It is illegal for the Seller to contractually or otherwise prevent or forbid the Purchaser to deposit the Sales Agreement with the District Land Office.

  • The Seller cannot mortgage property or part of the property after it has been sold (to the Purchaser) without notifying the Purchaser.

  • If the property is mortgaged prior to its sale, the Purchaser has the right to pay the share value of the purchased property to the lending institution and the share value of the property must be released from the mortgage. The Seller or the lending institution cannot deny the payment and the consequent release of the purchased property from the mortgage.

  • The Seller is obliged, prior to any sales, to deposit with the District Land Office, the ‘value coefficient’ of each property together with the planning and building permits and architectural drawings. Furthermore, the Purchaser has the right to know the value coefficient of the property he will purchase.

The above changes remedy to an extent, the delays in the issuing of Title Deeds and provide a way out for the Purchaser when such delays occur and act as a defence against Sellers and the mortgaged properties’ banks.

Additionally, there is more good news as for a period of six months up to the 1st June 2012, the Transfer Fees have been abolished or discounted as follows:

  • For any transfers of Cyprus Real Estate where VAT is not applicable and which actually take place within the period, the Purchaser will pay only 50% of the Transfer Fees normally due.

  • For any sales or transfers of Real Estate where VAT is payable, the Purchaser will not pay any Transfer Fees. In the case where a sale (and VAT is payable) is made within the period but the Title Deeds are not available to be transferred, as long as the Sales Agreement is deposited with the District Land Office, no Transfer Fees will be payable when the transfer of the Title Deeds eventually take place.

Taking into consideration the above new developments and improvements in the Cyprus Law and the excellent long standing reputation of Lanitis Development, Purchasers can now look into the amazing real estate opportunities that Aphrodite Hills Resort has to offer and purchase a property at an exceptional price.

The excellent 5-Star, multi award-winning Aphrodite Hills Resort is a low-density development of almost 800 luxury Villas, Junior Villas and Apartments. Situated in 578 acres of spectacular, unspoilt countryside in a stunning, elevated location overlooking the blue glistening waters of the Mediterranean Sea, the Resort is second to none. Comprising of the 5-Star InterContinental Aphrodite Hills Resort Hotel, an 18-hole world famous Golf Course with a Golf Academy, an award-winning Health Spa, competition standard tennis courts and the Annabel Croft Tennis Academy, the Village Square with shops, restaurants and pubs, two Beach Clubs and an Equestrian Centre - all of which Property Owners can benefit from.


For more information please call: 0207 195 1954


or visit our website:

Saturday, March 24, 2012

The 7th Aegean Airlines Pro-Am! 30th May – 2nd June 2012 Aphrodite Hills, Cyprus

Announces the 7th Aegean Airlines Pro-Am!

30th May – 2nd June 2012

Aphrodite Hills, Cyprus

Aegean Airlines, creator and major sponsor, proudly invites you, for the seventh year in a row, to participate in the 7th Aegean Airlines Pro-Am, the exceptional golf tournament in Europe that enjoys six years of success and high recognition. The golf tournament is endorsed by the PGAs of Europe and is fully supported by the PGA of Greece, the Cyprus Golf Federation and the Hellenic Golf Federation.
Aegean Airlines dynamically contributes to the reinforcement of quality forms of tourism, through the said initiative, and at the same time to the evolution of a highly prestigious international athletic institution under the auspices of the most acknowledged golf professionals’ association in Europe.

The 7th Aegean Airlines Pro-Am will be taken this year at a venue outside of Greece and in particular in Cyprus at the exceptional venue of   Aphrodite Hills Resort and Golf  from May 30th to June 2nd, 2012.

The first-ever leisure and golf development of its kind in Cyprus, the Aphrodite Hills Resort, is home to a magnificent 18-hole championship standard golf course, which spreads over 6,299 metres. Overlooking the site where Aphrodite, the “Goddess of love”, is said to have emerged from the sea, the golf course also has a dedicated three-hole golfing academy and sumptuous clubhouse.

This award-winning golf course officially opened in 2002 and was designed by acclaimed architect, Cabell Robinson. Robinson believes Aphrodite Hills to be the perfect mix of challenging pot bunkers, manicured fairways of lush Bermuda grass and generous tiered greens.  Visually spectacular, the course expands through indigenous olive and carob trees and built on two plateaux separated by a dramatic ravine with outstanding views over the Mediterranean.

The Aegean Airlines Pro-Am during the previous years, between 2006 to 2011, was held at various distinguished venues and golf courses all around Greece, as in Hersonissos in Crete (2006-2008),  in Porto Carras in Halkidiki (2009), with the last two tournaments being hosted by “The Dunes Course” at Costa Navarino, in Messinia. Every year the tournament attracts players from all over the world (13 countries in 2006, 16 countries in 2007, 12 countries in 2008, 15 countries in 2009, 19 countries in 2010, 16 countries in 2011). Liam Bond from the United Kingdom, Henrik Engdahl and Fredrik Mansson from Sweden, Paul Nilbrink from Norway, Lee Rinker from USA and Nicolo Gaggero from Italy were ranked first in the professionals’ individuals’ category during the 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th and 6th Aegean Airlines Pro-Am respectively. The winning teams of the 1st and 2nd Aegean Airlines Pro-Am were the ones of the Keele Golf Centre of Staffordshire, U.K. (2006) and the Golf Club Afandou, Rhodes (2007), the Woodhill Country Club, South Africa (2008) for the 3rd Pro Am, the Natura Pura/ Axis Golf Club, Portugal (2009) for the 4th ProAm, the Glyfada Gold Club, Athens (2010) for the 5th and the team of Zeke Martinez of the Lamborghini Golf Club, Italy (2011) for the 6th Aegean Airlines Pro Am.
A total of 48 teams (1 Professional and 3 Amateurs) will compete over 36 holes stableford with the best two scores from the team of four to count on each hole. Each team will play 18 holes on Thursday 31st May and 18 holes on Friday 1st June 2012. Six Team Prizes (1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th and 6th) will be awarded after the cumulating score of the day rounds and the 1st and 2nd team will be awarded over division (Gold, Silver and Bronze).

The professionals will also play a 54 hole strokeplay event, 36 holes with their amateur teams (31st May and 1stJune), and a further 18 holes on Saturday 2nd June. 

On the final day (2nd June) the amateurs will play their own 18 hole, individual stableford competition, the Aegean Airlines Cup 2012 . Competitors will play in 2 categories accordingly to their handicap and will be drawn in handicap order. 

The handicap limit is 28 for men and ladies with a 3/4 allowance in the pro-am and in the individual competition.
The deadline for registrations is 16thApril 2012. Participations will be allocated on a first come, first served basis.

As every year, “Aegean Airlines Pro-Am” tournament will have its name linked to a public benefit purpose. To this end, the amount of 8,000€ will be donated to the “Christos Steliou Joannou Foundation”.  The foundation’s purpose is to approach people with mental handicap as individuals with needs, feelings, rights, abilities and interests, as well as responsibilities. A unique particularity of the Foundation is the effort to satisfy all the needs of each person with a mental handicap, with high standard of services, which never however cease to be human.

Friday, March 9, 2012

Win a free night at the InterContinental Aphrodite Hills Resort Hotel


Guess the name of our new supermarket that will be located at the Village Square correctly and get entered to win 1 night accommodation at the InterContinental Aphrodite Hills Resort Hotel! To enter, you must be a Facebook fan and post your answer in the comments area of our Facebook page.

Hint: This is a place where Cypriots can go and buy all types of goods..

One lucky winner and partner/friend will win the following:

The winner will be announced on March 20th at 4:00 pm.

Terms and conditions:

  • In order to be considered for the prize you must answer correctly.
  • The stay for the accommodation must be taken by June 30th 2012.
  • Prize is as described and cannot be exchanged or substituted for cash.
  • Upon contacting the winner, if no reply is received within 24 hours, Aphrodite Hills retains the right to choose another winner.

Monday, March 5, 2012

Aphrodite Hills Easter Market 2012

Every year, the Village Square plays host to the magnificent and exciting traditional Easter Market, providing a wonderfully warm atmosphere to be enjoyed by the whole family. There are numerous stalls selling an abundance of handcrafted goods, traditional Easter food and drink, fun activities for children such as face painting and a bouncy castle, Easter egg hunt, donkey and pony rides, magic show… and even a visit from the Easter Bunny!

Everyone is welcome, so bring your family along and enjoy your Easter celebrations in a resplendent environment at the Aphrodite Hills Easter Market.

Date: Sunday 15th April
Time 11.00am till 4.00pm
Venue: Aphrodite Hills Village Square

We look forward to seeing you all there!

Friday, March 2, 2012

Huge savings when you buy a NEW home in Cyprus - before 2nd June 2012!

Until now, Cyprus law always stated that for every sale of a property on the transfer of the Title Deeds, fees totaling an average of 5% must be paid by the Purchaser during the transfer procedure. However, we are delighted to inform you that the Government of Cyprus has announced the abolition of transfer fees for any new property purchases within the next six months, irrespective of the time taken for the Title Deeds of the property to be transferred to the Buyer.

In relation to this extremely beneficial announcement, Lanitis Development has also decided to offer up to 30% discount off the original asking price of a select number of properties at Aphrodite Hills Resort.

Therefore, the combination of the abolition of the transfer fees and the advantageous discount on purchase prices, gives you the opportunity to buy a property at the luxurious, award-winning five-star Aphrodite Hills Resort at a substantially reduced price.

Now, it certainly is the perfect time to buy a property at Aphrodite Hills.

The following properties are just a few examples of the benefits resulting from the changes described above:

Apartment CE12 - Two Bedrooms

From €543,500 | Now €380,450

Initial Price: €543,500
Reduced Price: €380,450
Saving: €163,050

Transfer Fees Previously: €23,602
Now: € 0

Saving: €23,602

TOTAL SAVING: €186,652

Thursday, March 1, 2012

The Retreat Spa News & offers for March!

This month, Pevonia at the Retreat Spa is offering you the perfect opportunity to prepare yourself for the beach! A choice of two Body Wraps is available, allowing you to get yourself ‘beach beautiful’ for the imminent months of sunshine.

Combat the damage done to your skin during the cold winter months, by indulging in a Pevonia Skin Smoothing Facial. If your skin is dry and tired, this is the ideal treatment to revitalize and refresh it, leaving it smooth and moisturized.

For those wanting to get in shape, maintain or improve fitness and health, then check out the numerous types of Gym Memberships currently on offer! There are various deals to choose from and for March and April, there’s a special offer on Functional and Power Plate training… so now you have no excuse!

For more information on the treatments or the gym memberships available, please contact us at +357 26 828100 or via the web here.