Cyprus offers the unique opportunity to combine top medical treatments and healthcare with an incredible beach holiday under the Mediterranean sun. This combination provides a total mind, body and soul experience.
Owing to the cutting-edge facilities and equipment belonging to private hospitals and clinics, as well as highly skilled personnel trained within Europe and the United States, Cyprus is becoming a popular destination for medical tourism.
So far, more than 80 private hospitals and clinics as well as 6 public healthcare institutions have already been established. As well as clinical excellence, Cyprus’s strategic location being found between three continents; Europe, Africa and Asia, makes Cyprus a major center for medical tourism. Not only does Cyprus offer strategic location to newcomers as well as potential investors, the small distances on this island allows easy access from one side of the country to the other. This allows full connectivity to all that Cyprus has to offer.
The medical tourism sector in Cyprus extends far past routine check-ups and diagnostic examinations. It also includes; bariatric surgery, cardiology, cosmetic and plastic surgery, ear, nose and throat operations, fertility treatments, chronic diseases, oncology, eye surgery, dental care, neurology, organ transplantation, dermatology as well as orthopedics. Through this broad coverage, Cyprus offers service from treatment to restoration. Restorative offering that Cyprus offers along with relaxing beaches and the warm climate, is the development of spa resorts to promote wellness. With the choice of a ‘natural spa’ from the Mediterranean ocean, to the tailor-made spa resorts, Cyprus truly embodies the meaning of rehabilitation.
Most foreign residents purchase private health insurance offering a large choice of health professionals and hospital access. The price of the insurance varies as this fields is highly competitive. However, the purchase of private health insurance is relatively inexpensive. Depending on the coverage you decide on, the plans will cover up to €40k per year, €100k per year or €2M per year. If you are visiting Cyprus for a shorter period of time and are a citizen of an EEA country or Switzerland, you are eligible to apply for a European Health Insurance Card (EHIC). This will offer a reduced cost medical treatment for up to 90 days in Cyprus.