Discover a sun-drenched slice of Cyprus in the city of Limassol, where old-world charm is shaken up with a cosmopolitan buzz. Here, on the shores of the Mediterranean, you’ll find a palm-lined promenade adorned with seafront bars, cafes and restaurants serving up the freshest catch of the day.
The biggest resort on the island, there is something for all travellers. For culture vultures and historians alike, there is the magical mystique of Limassol castle and the well-preserved amphitheatre. However, those seeking sun, sand and excitement will want to spend their time enjoying beautiful beach days and the vibrant, bustling nightlife.
Discover the magical, golden land of Cyprus with a sun-soaked stay at the St Raphael Resort. Inhabiting a picturesque spot on the Southern Coast, the hotel is close to the exciting city of Limassol and is a sprawling oasis of lush green lawns,...
Prepare to make everlasting memories of a truly wonderful Cyprus holiday with a stay at the exquisite Mediterranean Beach Hotel. Sitting beside one of Limassol’s most beautiful beaches, this sun-kissed retreat is ideal for families, with superb...
Enjoy a stunning, sun-drenched holiday on the golden sands of Cyprus, with a stay at The Royal Apollonia, where a beachfront setting and opulent amenities await to appease the senses. By day you can take advantage of an outdoor swimming pool,...
Enjoy a chic getaway to the Londa Hotel near the exciting city of Limassol, Cyprus. Situated in an idyllic beachfront spot, this opulent hideaway overlooks the sparkling waters of the Mediterranean Sea and is renowned for its onsite Italian restaurant...
Experience sun-soaked luxury on the golden island of Cyprus, with a holiday to the Amathus Beach Hotel, a luxurious hideaway nestled among tropical foliage and a sandy shoreline. Enjoy sipping cocktails while a balmy breeze caresses sun-kissed skin...
Experience the warmest hospitality Cyprus has to offer at the Four Seasons Hotel, a family orientated hideaway nestled in a beautiful spot looking out across the sparkling waters of the Mediterranean Sea. Enjoy the range of outdoor pools, including...
The popular resort of Limassol is a great place for a magical beach holiday, with its beautiful expanses of silky sand, turquoise blue ocean waters, charming marina and amazing nightlife.
There’s so much to see and do in Limassol, not least of all visiting some of the city’s breathtaking historical sites including the ancient city of Amathus, the Sanctuary of Apollo and Kolossi Castle.
In contrast this wonderful coastal resort has no shortage of modern attractions including Fasouri Watermania, the island's largest waterpark which is a big favourite with children.
You’ll also discover an impressive choice of shops, restaurants and bars in Limassol centre and also some lovely eateries and play parks for the little ones along the promenade.
Limassol’s beaches range from magical family-friendly expanses with an abundance of activities in the sand and sea, to quiet and tranquil bays and coves, which are popular with couples seeking romantic strolls along the coast.
Melanda Beach is a lovely area with its glorious red sand dunes. It is a tranquil and relaxing beach which is ideal for swimming and catching some rays.
Miami Beach is a small sandy expanse near the heart of Limassol where you’ll find several hotels, shops and excellent restaurants.
Lady’s Mile Beach is a delightful family-friendly stretch of sand with some fantastic seafood restaurants and plenty of water sports and activities for children.
Other superb beaches in Limassol include Pissouri Bay, Castella Beach, Lighthouse Beach and Avdimou Beach.
There are plenty of annual festivals and celebrations in the resort of Limassol. Here are a few of the most popular.
This takes place in August in Limossol's magnificent Kourion Amphitheatre. Theatre companies from around the world perform epic works by the great dramatists.
This is held in the second weekend in May to celebrate the beauty of spring. It includes a wonderful floral exhibition spotlighting the island's many varieties of wild flora.
Classic car fanatics drive from Limassol to Paphos in this hugely popular event in May.
The word Kataklysmos means flood and is associated with the sea. The festival takes place in June and is celebrated with lots of water games, dancing, singing contests and host of other events.
There’s no shortage of superb restaurants, cafes and taverns in Limassol where you can savour many magnificent flavours.
Kolokouthkia me ta afka is a simple but delicious local dish which consists of fried courgettes with scrambled eggs, sprinkled with salt.
You'll find Stifado being served in many eating places, This is a hearty meat dish made with beef, onions, cinnamon sticks and cloves. It is all cooked in plenty of red wine.
Pilafi pourgouri is bulgar wheat cooked in tomato sauce and onions, served with delicious Greek yoghurt.
Another popular dish is Makaronia Tou Fournou which comprises layers of pasta, seasoned ground pork and cheese sauce.
A scrumptious dessert in Limassol is Kataifi which is made from extra thin filo pastry with nuts inside and lashings of sugar syrup or honey.
Among the eating places of note in Limassol are Trata Fish Tavern, Pyxida at the marina, La Maison Fleurie and Restaurant Vivaldi.