Cyprus is one of the most popular summer destinations in Europe and for a good reason. The island is located in the eastern Mediterranean Sea and it combines breathtaking natural beauty with modern cityscapes, while maintaining a welcoming atmosphere for every traveler. If you, too, are mesmerized by Cyprus’ beauty and plan an upcoming trip to explore the island, we suggest that you stay at Limassol, the country’s second largest city.
Limassol can be found on the southern coast of Cyprus and is popular for the palm-coated shoreline, its archeological and medieval sightseeing, the architecture of the old town, its sandy beaches and luxurious hotels. One of our top hotel choices for your beach vacations in Limassol is Londa Beach Hotel, a luxurious boutique hotel that provides high quality services and can guarantee a unique experience for everyone. Situated in one of the city’s most popular areas and just a few moments away from the heart of Limassol and the old Town, Londa Hotel is ideal for all types of visitors who wish to experience an unforgettable summer travelling experience.
Let’s discover together what Limassol has to offer and have a quick look at some of the most popular activities in the city and the must-see sites that you can’t miss!
Where to Stay in Limassol
Limassol is the perfect choice for every traveler. Whether you are planning to relax and unwind during your summer holidays, explore and learn about the Cypriot culture or have fun with your friends, Limassol has got you covered, and the Londa Beach Hotel is in the perfect location for all the above.
Enjoy your leisure break at a luxurious and fully equipped hotel, relax at its spa, book a massage or take advantage of the special treatments and unwind in the hands of wellness professionals. Don't forget that you are in one of the best spa-break hotels for rejuvenation of 2019!
Discover the Cypriot natural beauty
One of the many things that make Cyprus and especially Limassol famous across the world is its natural beauty and the wonderful beaches. Combined with the warm weather and the Mediterranean atmosphere and hospitality, it’s no wonder that Limassol amazes every traveler. At the seaside ancient village of Kourion you will find one of the most post popular sandy beaches on the island, awarded with the blue flag for its cleanliness, environmental protection and visitor services.
Another blue flag beach that you’d want to explore is Aphrodite beach at Agios Tychonas, just a few minutes away from Londa hotel. Last but certainly not least, the Lady’s Mile beach at Akrotiri is right next to Limassol and you definitely don’t want to miss it. While you’re there, visit the Limassol Salt Lake where the views of the city are amazing and you can also see flamingos!
Fun, food and fashion in Limassol
Visit the historical center of Limassol and wander around downtown to explore some of the most unique
traditional shops, workshops and boutiques. Along the Promenade in Limassol you will find a variety of different shops, as well as many restaurants and cafes for your shopping break. If you are looking for a modern facility that has all your favorite stores, you can shop at Limassol’s mall, where you can also find food outlets and a cinema. In Limassol, you can find luxurious fashion brands and unique local boutiques, to pick gifts for yourself, your friends and family no matter their style.
✩ We suggest that you try the delicious Italian dishes served at Caprice, one of the city’s most luxurious and famous restaurants. Book a table at the candlelit deck, dine at the lounge or enjoy your cocktails at the pool bar!
Explore and learn about the city’s history
If you love organized trips where you can learn all about the history and culture of the place you visit, then plan ahead and book some of the tours around the Limassol and Paphos area. Make a stopover downtown Limassol to visit the Folk Art museum, explore the reconstructed Limassol Castle and go to see the Medieval Museum or wander around town and visit the Archaeological Museum on the seafront. A few kilometers away from Limassol, you will find the impressive ruins of Aphrodite’s temple. If you stay at Londa Hotel and have a couple of free hours, you can visit the Kourion site, wander around the ancient city and marvel the Greco-roman theatre or take a walk before you leave Kourion beach.
Limassol wine tasting and the wine villages
It wouldn’t be a trip to Limassol without trying some of the local grape varieties, such as the Xynisteri, Mavro or Maratheftiko. The perfect dry climate
between Limassol and Paphos is responsible for those excellent wines,and many more that you can taste in every wineries at the villages across Limassol district. Book your summer vacations in Limassol and visit the island at the end of August, if you want to take part in the festivities and celebrations at the wine festival. However, no matter when you visit Limassol this summer, don’t miss the wine museum and take some time to explore the picturesque villages in the area.
Extreme and sea sports for the thrill seekers
For those of you who want to make each and every day of their summer vacations in Limassol interesting and love to spend their time doing sports, your Limassol beach holidays is the perfect opportunity to do some extreme or sea sports. As a matter of fact, windsurfing is extremely popular in Cyprus, and with Limassol having one of longest and most popular beachline on the island it is a must if you like water sports.
In addition, during the summer the weather conditions are perfect for kitesurfing and wakeboarding, so you have a variety of different activities to choose from.
The nightlife in Limassol
Through the tourist areas and the downtown Limassol, you will find a variety of vibrant clubs and bars to choose from. During the summer months, you can also visit one of the many seafront beach bars on the coast of Limassol, drink your cocktail, and relax on the beach or party till the early morning. There are bars for every music taste and preference, so there is no doubt that the city’s nightlife will exceed your expectations.