Are you obsessed with the Mediterranean climate? Would you like to indulge in authentic Cypriot way of life? If your answer is yes to any of these questions, then you must plan a Limassol holiday. The tourist destination is adorned with everything that you want to explore in Cyprus. Irrespective of the age or the type of holiday you want, Limassol will bestow you the best with urban sophistication, history and a host of outdoor activities.
Striking Attractions in Limassol:
One of the largest and main tourist hotspots in Cyprus, Limassol delights holidaymakers with its Mediterranean warm climate, balmy winters and dry summers. Those who want to make the best time on the island, there could be no better place than Limassol. The city attracts individuals, couples, honeymooners, businessmen and families. Spreading miles along the beautiful coastlines with the spectacular Troodos Mountains in the backdrop, the town never dissatisfies the travellers. The town is otherwise known as the Island of Aphrodite.
There is no dearth of attraction in Limassol. To entice travellers, there are two wonderful water parks. One is Fasouri Watermania – the largest aquatic park on the island and the second water park is Wet ‘n’ Wild. Travellers with kids can come here and have maximum fun. You can visit the Limassol Public Garden to see elephants, tigers, monkeys, birds, deer and lions.
Limassol has wonderful sightseeing for the tourists. A major historic site in the town is the Sanctuary of Apollo Hylates. It is a dilapidated temple constructed to tribute the God of the Woodland. Another popular place to visit is the Lemesos Castle where you will have a chance to explore the Cyprus Medieval Museum and a 14th century fortress. It is located in the area of Old Town. Visiting Kourion, an ancient city, you will have the remains of Roman and Greek and many more things to come across.
If you are an avid beach comber, then choose the Mediterranean beaches. The beaches of LImassol are the most celebrated. You will enjoy the warm no matter whether you are interested in taking a plunge or simply want to sit on the sands. One of the main beaches of the town is Dassoudi Beach. You will find restrooms, sun-loungers, changing rooms and for eating and shopping, taverns and shopping areas. Moreover, the beach has a wide assortment of water sports. They are really challenging. Pissouri Beach and Governor’s Beach are the other famous beaches to explore. For a quieter beach, Lady’s Mile Beach is probably the best place to go and see flamingos. It is quite undeveloped.
Activities & Tours:
While holidaying in Limassol, you have a host of activities under your belt, ranging from bowling, horseback riding, go-karting, clay pigeon shooting and golfing. Water sports lovers can partake in scuba diving, snorkelling, surfing, windsurfing, parasailing, jet skiing, water skiing, fishing, kayaking and swimming. The Troodos Mountains have got the Kykkos Monastery and Pitsilia where holidaymakers can make day tours, passing through picturesque countryside, delighting various authentic Cypriot cuisines and drinks. Cycling tours are also available.
Dining, Shopping & Nightlife:
The nightlife in Limassol is electrifying. There are nightclubs, restaurants, bars and discos to have fun. Have your favourite seafood or else go for taverns, cafes, bistros or other popular dining spots. For shopping, travellers have a wide variety of shops including trendy clothes, designer clothes, unique gift items, traditional stuff and handicraft stalls. Makarios Avenue is one of the most popular shopping areas in Limassol. The beach promenade is also a great shopping destination.