Limassol Marina is open to the public offering a taste of “living on the sea”. Several restaurants and bars are operating, along with various shops, a spa centre and fitness club.
The Limassol Castle is situated in the centre of old Limassol, is a remnant from the presence of Crusaders on the island. It was built in the 13th century on the site of an earlier Byzantine castle and has been converted today into the Cyprus Medieval Museum.
The unique blend of history, tradition and natural beauty of Limassol offers an alternative way of holidaymaking. Experience the countryside by choosing to spend your holidays in traditional agrotourist apartments or homes.
A sunlover’s haven, Limassol is blessed with 16 kilometers of beachfront. This long stretch of sandy beaches includes areas with excellent facilities and clear waters that have been awarded with the Blue Flag label. A line of luxurious hotels back much of the seafront ensuring that modern comforts and an abundance of watersports are available.
Experience culinary adventures that will surprise and delight you. Learn about the origins of some of the oldest—and the newest—wineries of the Mediterranean while sampling the products of the winemaker’s art. Savour local specialities prepared in truly authentic style and try your cooking skills in preparing a local dish.
With a history that goes back thousands of years, the Limassol area has much to be proud of. Phoenicians, Persians, Greeks, Romans, Byzantines, Crusaders, Lusignans, Genoese, Venetians, Ottomans and British have all left their mark, and one can discover some amazing reminders of the past civilisations, which are listed under UNESCO as world heritage sides and all within a short driving distance from Limassol.
With its rich biodiversity, the Limassol region is a fascinating place for those interested in wildlife and the natural world. The hiking trails are a delight, with an abundance of flora and fauna, and Cyprus birdlife features countless permanent resident and migratory species at different times of the year—including the famous flamingoes on the salt lakes.