Limassol is located in the center of the southern coast of Cyprus and is the second largest city in Cyprus, after Nicosia. In Limassol itself and its environs there are a large number of attractions, and there are many sandy beaches on the coast, all this was the reason that Limassol is considered one of the best resorts in Cyprus. Not far from Limassol are the Troodos mountains, in the winter months it is quite possible to go skiing and snowboarding on them. Limassol has an international seaport, from where sea liners cruise to other countries.The weather of Limassol allows you to relax in this resort in the spring, summer and autumn periods. This resort has a well-developed entertainment and tourism infrastructure – a variety of restaurants, nightclubs and cafes provide tourists with good opportunities for recreation, and cozy Limassol hotels provide a high level of service and comfort. In Limassol, people of completely different interests will be able to find rest.
Limassol has a lot of historical and architectural monuments that its residents are proud of. This is a history museum located in the old castle. Here you can see various antiques – coins, armor, dishes, weapons and porcelain. In the archaeological museum, figurines and clay products are on display. The fortress of Kolossi is located near the city; it was built by the first crusaders who appeared in Cyprus. Also in the vicinity of Limassol is the oldest city of Cyprus – Kourion, or rather, only the ruins of its buildings have survived to this day – the stadium, the amphitheater and the sanctuary of Apollo. Tourists interested in nature can visit the zoo, where there are wild animals.
In Limassol, the beaches are not much different from other beaches in Cyprus – wide expanses of sand or pebbles, clear blue sea, the ability to rent sunbeds or umbrellas, the availability of changing cabins. Most of the beaches have small cafes or taverns where you can have a quick bite to eat or buy refreshing drinks. The Sami’s best and most popular beaches are some distance from Limassol. These are beaches such as Kourion Beach, Pissouri Bay and Lady’s Mile Beach. They can be reached by car or public transport. The fact that the beaches are far from the city compensates for the fact that these beaches are clean and the nature in the vicinity of these beaches is practically untouched by human hands.
If you like to relax actively, and constantly lying on the beach is not for you, then a holiday in Limassol will suit your taste. There is a large number of entertainment for every taste. In addition to various water sports on the beach, among which diving is especially popular among tourists, this city hosts a wine festival every autumn, where you can taste the best wines produced on the island of Cyprus, and in March there is a big carnival. For parents who come on vacation with children, it will be interesting to visit the Limassol Zoo, where you and your child can look at wild animals, and you can also visit the water parks of Limassol, which will give you indescribable pleasure and delight your children.
If in the daytime Limassol offers you relaxation on wonderful beaches, trips on excursions and sports, then at night the most popular form of recreation is visiting various cafes, restaurants, entertainment centers, which are presented in large numbers in Cyprus and their main accumulation is observed in Potamos Yermasoyias area. At night, laughter is heard from all sides and the atmosphere of a holiday is in the air. Fans of outdoor activities and dancing can visit the nightclubs of Limassol, which are located here.