Wednesday, 27 October 2010

Limassol - Cyprus Travel Guide

Gorgeous beaches, excellent sports and a fascinating archaeological heritage.

Miles of unspoilt beaches, happening nightlife, family friendly hotels.

•Limassol Limassol is one of the most popular resorts in Cyprus due to its gorgeous beaches and friendly people. The charming old quarter has great restaurants, shops and bars and the old Cyprus baths where you can enjoy a traditional sauna and massage. In the main town, there is a an excellent choice of traditional tavernas, modern restaurants, lively bars and clubs; plus plenty of family friendly activities.

•The beaches in Limassol There is a dark sandy beach stretching right along Limassol Bay in front of many of the hotels. It is very clean and has a variety of beach bars and watersports.

•Some top tips from one of our holidaymakers, who used to live in Limassol: 'As an ex-resident of Limassol I recommend the following as good beaches to visit outside Limassol.'

•Governors Beach: east of Limassol, about 20 minute drive.

•Ladies Mile Beach: west of Limassol, next to the new port and the salt lake. Go as far west as possible along the road that runs between sea and the lake to one of the pavilions on the beach. Clean, shallow waters and miles of long golden sands make this a perfect spot for peace and quiet and windsurfers.

•Curium Beach: west of Limassol, is very shallow with lovely sands and is in the shadows of the famous Roman Curim amphitheatre. It is also a popular spot for water sports, sailors and hang gliders.

. There is also a good beach at the nearby village of Pissouri. It has a small dive operation, a local taverna and miles of sand with shallow clear waters.

•Car hire in Limassol?There are so many beaches just out of the town, so car hire in Limassol is a great idea if you want to explore some truly unspoilt beaches. And, you can book your car hire in Limassol
•Eating Out in Limassol There is a great choice from traditional mezze and local pastries to British favourites.

•Best restaurants in Limassol Our holidaymakers thought all the restaurants they ate in represented great value for money. Their top tip for a good meal out is Rebecca's restaurant; and for a special meal out, Terra Mar.For a good fun night out with the kids, the Bedrock restaurant comes highly recommended.

•The best pub in Limassol Our holidaymakers favourite currently is the Red Rum bar. Let us know when you get back which watering hole made your holiday in Limassol great.

•Attractions in Limassol: Wet'n'Wild Water Park, Fasouri Watermania Water Park Limassol.

•Excursions: There are many achaelogical sites to visit close to Limassol including the ruins of Amathus and Aphrodite's cliff top temple. Or visit the castle of Kolossi where according to locals, Richard the Lion-heart and Queen Berengaria spent their honeymoon. You could Visit the magnificent ancient kingdom of Kourion and enjoy live music performances at the restored Graeco-Roman Theatre which overlooks the sea

•Holidays to Limassol: We have an excellent choice of holidays in Limassol.

•Hotels in Limassol: We have excellent hotels in Limassol, all with our lowest prices guaranteed.

•Cheap Flights to Limassol: We have cheap flights to Limassol.

The flight takes just over 4 hours 30 minutes from UK airports.

•Car hire in Limassol: There's so much to explore, you would be wise to hire a car. We can offer great deals on car hire in Limassol so check us out when completing your holiday booking.

•Transfers to your hotel in Limassol: We can book your transfers from the airport to your hotel in Limassol. We can also book UK airport car parks online, plus travel insurance and currency exchange for your holiday.

•Limassol Hotel Reviews: Written exclusively by genuine customers who have booked and stayed in the hotel.

Did you know? There is an annual Wine Festival held in Limassol during September when many wineries offer samples of their wines over a ten day period.

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