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Limassol beach in Cyprus
With many coves and beaches some pebble some glorious sand in Limassol with a choice of busy or secluded locations, this busy town with a promenade stretching over 8 miles makes a great holiday destination. Being more sheltered, the sea is warmer for swimming than other popular places like Pathos. Check out our exclusive all inclusive 4 & 5* resorts in Limassol here...

Limassol:
Whether you want to spend your holidays to Limassol sunning yourself on the beach or exploring fascinating sights in this port town, there’s plenty to fall in love with.

If you’re seeking some relaxation in a cosmopolitan beach resort, a holiday to the south coast of Cyprus could be just the ticket. With a 20 minute transfer to the airport and just over four hour flight time from the UK, you could be soaking up the sunshine on Limassol’s beaches sooner than you think. Be captivated by culture, immerse yourself in Cyprus’ vibrant past or unwind amid spectacular surroundings – Limassol has something for everyone.

While the main beach in Limassol consists mostly of sand and shingle, it makes for a particularly idyllic place to explore. Just 3km east you’ll find the resort of Dassoudi, complete with sand-swept beach, restaurant and a wide selection of water sports. Those traveling with the little ones in tow should head for Lady’s Mile beach for its golden sand and crystal clear waters – perfect for letting the kids splash around.

If you prefer the finer things in life and fancy yourself quite the wine connoisseur, you’ll enjoy savouring the local wines on Limasssol holidays. Produced in the foothills of the Troodos Mountains, it makes an excellent accompaniment to meals. Better still, visit in the annual wine festival in August and you’ll have more than enough reasons to sample the goods! Just 15km away is where you’ll find Kourion, a great place worth visiting on holidays in Limassol. With stunning views of Curium Beach and the historic House of Achilles and Altar of Apollo, there’s plenty to see for those interested in history and culture. If you’re looking for great souvenirs, it’s also worth spending some time checking out the local Saturday markets – just make sure you leave some room in your suitcase!

Of course, if you’re looking for similar destination to Limassol, there are many other beach holidays in the sunshine worth considering in Cyprus. Paphos boasts a stunning coastline with four beaches to discover and a Coral Bay with excellent water sports to involve yourself in. Alternatively, head to the stunning setting of Ayia Napa for its blissful blue seas, bars and restaurants.

Attractions.
Limassol has the longest coastline on the island, made up of several idyllic beaches featuring white sand and warm water. The near-perfect beach weather makes it the perfect choice for a seaside getaway. The beaches are clean and well-equipped, with several offering a variety of water sports. They range from larger more popular beaches to intimate little bays.

Activities.
Water babies will be in heaven with the choice of water sports, including diving, jet skiing and boating. To enjoy the coast on dry land, spend some time on the ever-popular water front promenade, with a good selection of restaurants and stunning views. A holiday to Limassol also offers several water parks, including Fasouri Watermania, the largest in Cyprus spanning over 25 acres.

Top Beaches.
Ladies’ Mile is one of the easiest to reach, being just 15 minutes from the city centre. It has white sand and shallow water, making it ideal for swimming and safe for children. Kourion Beach is a larger option, running before the stunning amphitheatre and beside a mountain area popular with hand-gliders. Flo Cafe Beach Cove is a small, clean bay that is perfect for relaxing on.

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