Things to do in Limassol

Limassol: the heart of Cyprus

Limassol is located on Cyprus’ southern coast and is an example of one of the area’s vital centers of tourism, trade, and services. Limassol is also renowned for its extensive cultural traditions. In 2012, Limassol was ranked 87th in the world for its quality of living, according to Mercer’s Quality of Living Survey.


Things to do in Limassol

You’ll find a variety of things to do in Limassol with everything from a pulsating nightlife scene to the Archaeological museums, Folk Art museums as well as local mediaeval castles.


Limassol Beaches

Beaches in Limassol offer swimming, sun bathing, and more. Some of the ones to go to include Aphrodite’s Beach, which is famous for being the birthplace of the goddess Aphrodite, or some of the others include Avdimou, Governor’s, Kourion and Lady’s Mile beaches to visit.


Fasouri Watermania Water Park

If you are one of those people who like water sports but don’t want to go to the beaches, Fasouri Watermania Water Park is the place for you. The park has loads of slides, shuts and fun rides for the entire family to enjoy. Definitely worth a visit!


When to go to Limassol

Limassol features a subtropical Mediterranean climate, which means the summers area hot and dry, winters are mild, and spring and fall are usually warm. From December to March temperatures average from 16 °C (61 °F) to 20 °C (68 °F) in the daytime and from 7 °C (45 °F) to 12 °C (54 °F) at night.


Festival and Events

If you are coming in March, don’t miss the world famous Marathon, which is an annual experience. September visitors should go to the wine festival, where they can try out free wine and participate in other fun activities. Cyprus is also quite famous for its Carnival Festival in February, which lasts for 10 days. The Carnival festival lasts for 10 days and includes some great entertainment, foods, street parades and much more.


Things to do in Limassol

Limassol Facts

Population101 000
LanguageTurkish, Greek
AirportLarnaca, Cyprus (LCA)

Limassol average temperatures

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Water Parks in Limassol - Thrilling attractions at Fasouri Watermania

Forget about your everyday life for a little while and head out to Limassol’s Waterpark for a day, Fasouri Watermania. With its Polynesian theme this park will give you the ultimate tropical feelings as you run around and try all their fun and thrilling attractions. And if you want to just relax that is totally ok too. That’s the beauty in Fasouri Watermania, you can do whatever floats your boat.

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Limassol Marathon

In April, along the southern coast of the island Cyprus, you will find runners from all over the world in what the organizers call a 'Beginners Marathon'. They say that because the weather here is usually mild and the course is flat, straight and with very little elevation. The scenery is also very inspirational, as you have the beautiful sea on your left side and the nature of Cyprus on your right side and hopefully not too much wind in your face. The race ends in the Limassol Marina, where you can reward yourself with a cold drink or an ice cream.

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Golf in Limassol

There are two course relatively close to Limassol, though you will need a car to reach both of them since they are located a bit outside of the city. Secret Valley Golf Club is a beautiful 18 hole course located in a valley near the southwest coast of the island of Cyprus. On the other side of the city, a couple of miles east, you will find Vikla Golf & Country Club, a wonderful countryside golf course where both veterans and amateurs can play to affordable prices. Don't miss these two great courses when you are in Limassol!

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