Limassol Holidays

Cheap Holiday to Limassol:

Travel Guide to your Holiday to Limassol:

If discovering quiet beaches, exploring quaint villages, and being part of the local crowd is what you look for, then a cheap holiday in Limassol is the place for you. A holiday in Limassol offers lots in the way of holiday shopping, from high street shops to little shops on the cobbled streets where you can grab that holiday bargain.

Approximately 60 minutes from Paphos airport,a holiday in Limassol has a lot to offer in the form of local history and culture. Eat, drink and be merry is the motto for a holiday in Limassol, especially in September when the Limassol locals celebrate the festival of wine. For those who enjoy the clink of a cash till on their holiday then a visit to Makarios Avenue is a must, or if you want to escape the familiarity of high street shops, try the cobbled streets that lay behind the Limassol seafront. A holiday in Limassol is good for couples and families alike. Accommodation in Limassol covers everything from Cheap apartments to 5* luxury hotels and villas on all types of board basis from self catering to All inclusive.

Beaches on Holiday to Limassol:

There are several beaches lining the coast of Limassol backed with high-rise hotels, shops, restaurants and cheap bars. The main town beach in Limassol is Dassoudi Beach, stretching for 3km, here holiday makers to Limassol will find ample sunbeds and umbrellas for hire, coarse sand and pebbles with calm water ideal for swimming, paddling and enjoying a variety of watersports.

For those on holiday in Limassol who wish to escape the holiday crowds head to Governor's Beach, around 30km east of Limassol, accessed via steps this beach is found at the bottom of white cliffs. The beach is still popular enough to have a couple of restaurants and a regular bus service from Limassol. Alternatively around 15 mins drive south of Limassol is the famous Lady's Mile Beach, 7km of flat sand which is fronted by the sea and backed by the Akrotiri salt lake. The water here is shallow and clear, and is also a popular holiday spot for windsurfing.

Things to do on Holiday to Limassol:

A holiday in Limassol has plenty of activities and places to visit on both land and in the water. Holiday water sports include diving, snorkelling, surfing, windsurfing, water-skiing and catamaran trips are available in Limassol.

For those who prefer to stay on dry land whilst on holiday in Limassol there are many attractions including water parks, museums, ruins, churches and mosques. Another must see is the Limassol Castle, once serving as a prison as recent as 1950 and is now home to Limassol's Medieval Museum.

Out and about on Holiday in Limassol:

Around 20km from the centre of Limassol is the Kourion Archeological Site, overlooking the coast it features a striking amphitheatre, stately villas and impressive floor mosaics.

A little closer to Limasssol at 11km is the archaeological site of the Kolossi Castle. What remains of the castle is an empty shell where its impressive fortified walls have resisted attacks and earthquakes.

Situated just south-east of Akrotiri Salt Lake on Cape Gata is the Agios Nikolaos ton Gaton Convent (St Nicholas of the Cats), said to be the first monastery on the island of Cyprus.

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