Ancient history and the modern trappings of a contemporary resort collide in style in Limassol...
The largest resort on the Mediterranean sunshine island of Cyprus, holidays in Limassol feature plenty to keep visitors returning again and again to this seaside hotspot. From miles of soft, sandy beaches to a varied nightlife scene, holidaymakers can laze in the sun by day and dine and drink during balmy evening hours.
Sitting pretty on the south coast of Cyprus, Limassol is easily reached from either Larnaca Airport (LCA) near Larnaca in the east, or Paphos Airport (PFO) near the resort of Paphos in the west, following a flight time of around four hours from the UK.
Upon arrival in lovely Limassol, you'll find a cosmopolitan resort on Akrotiri Bay with a huge variety of restaurants and bars catering for all kinds of tastes. Shoppers will be kept happy with everything from craft stalls to designer boutiques, while night owls will enjoy the party scene in Limassol, particularly around the area of Potamos Yermasoyia.
Unpack your holiday wardrobe and venture out to discover some of the area's best beaches, including the main beach of Dassoudi, plus Curium Beach, Lady's Mile Beach and Governor's Beach.
The stunning seashore also plays host to plenty of water sports, with windsurfing a popular option on the blue seas of the Mediterranean. Opportunities to explore beneath the waves are also available, with a number of dive schools offering their services to visitors.
For all its modern splendour, the history of Limassol and the surrounding areas is there for you to uncover. Nestled between the ancient royal cities of Amathus and Kourion, Limassol sings songs of its past and visitors can listen at Kourion Theatre, the medieval Kolossi Castle, or Limassol Castle.
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