Beaches, shopping, culture and a vibrant nightlife combine to make holidays in Limassol a popular choice. During the daytime, relax on one of resort's many beaches around the resort, including Dassoudi Beach, Armonia Beach and Governor’s Beach, or enjoy a drink on the wide seafront promenade or explore the bustling little shopping streets. When it comes to culture, visit Limassol’s 14th century castle or take a tour to medieval Kolossi Castle or the Kourion's Roman ruins. When the sun goes down, Limassol lives up to its fun-loving reputation with the best nightlife on the island. When it comes to culture - explore Limassol’s 14th century castle with its fantastic views or take a tour to medieval Kolossi Castle or the Roman ruins at Kourion. Limassol also plays host to some of the Cyprus' best-known festivals: the Wine Festival in September, the 10-day pre-Lenten Carnival with masquerade parties balls and grand parades, the Summer Limassol Festival and the ancient Drama Festival at Kourion. Add in around 300 days of sunshine each year and a good selection of accommodation to choose from and it's not difficult to see why holidays in Limassol are a favourite with families and couples.
The beaches are the main focus of holidays in Limassol, but there's also a wide variety of water sports and leisure activities on offer for the more active. Activities available around the resort include diving, jet skiing, pedaloes, windsurfing, kitesurfing, wakeboarding and paragliding, together with sailing, kayaking, canoeing, snorkelling, golf and go karting. The local waterparks, Wet 'n' Wild and Fasouri Watermania, offer waterbased fun for all the family. Explore the island's coastline on a boat trip.
Limassol has the best nightlife on the island, with a variety of bars, pubs and nightclubs. Most clubs are open until 2am, with big screens for watching sporting events. Limassol nightlife is perfect for those wanting a big night out or a quiet and relaxed evening.
Limassol has is a wide variety of places to eat, catering for all tastes. Along with tavernas serving up freshly caught seafood and local cuisine, you'll find restaurants serving up food from as far afield as China, India and Mexico. Don't miss a chance to sample local specialities like halloumi and moussaka and try the locallybrewed wine.
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