Stunning beaches, vibrant nightlife and a rich culture: what more could you want from a holiday in Cyprus? Limassol has something for everyone, which makes it the perfect getaway destination for friends, family and couples alike. With average flight times around five hours from the UK, and summer temperatures typically reaching a sizzling 26 degrees, a holiday to Limassol will not disappoint.
During the daytime, relax under the Mediterranean sun on one of the resort's many beaches, including Dassoudi Beach, Armonia Beach and more. Or, why not enjoy an ice-cold cocktail on the wide seafront promenade? However, don't forget to make time to soak up some of Limassol's distinctive culture! History lovers have the chance to travel back in time on a tour of the medieval Kolossie Castle, or Kourion's Roman ruins.
For any thrill-seeking travellers, there's a wide variety of water sports and leisure activities on offer including diving, jet skiing, windsurfing, kitesurfing, wakeboarding, paragliding and more! This area even offers more child-friendly activities such as golfing and go-karting. Once you've worked up an appetite, why not go for dinner at one of the many restaurants and tavernas? Limassol caters to all tastes so, along with traditional Cypriot cuisines, you'll also find food from as far afield as China, India and Mexico. We'd recommend sampling the local wine - after all, you are on holiday!
Once the sun goes down, Limassol lives up to its lively reputation with some of the most vibrant nightlife the island has to offer outside of Ayia Napa. This area also plays host to some of Cyprus' best-known festivals, including September's Wine Festival and the ten day long pre-Lenten Carnival, which hosts stunning masquerade balls and grandiose parades. Add to this mix an average of 300 days of sunshine a year, as well as a fantastic choice of accommodation, and it's not hard to see why holidays in Limassol are such a favourite among travelers.
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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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