Cyprus lies at the crossroads of three continents, Europe, Asia, and Africa. The effects of all the cultures that surround this country are intense and have resulted in the creation of its distinctive and cosmopolitan character. Limassol is the second largest city in Cyprus. Its beauty and culture attract many different types of tourists. Many of them are interested in the culture or the fantastic and unique seas and luxurious accommodation. But a significant number of travelers admire its famous Marina.
Limassol Marina was inaugurated in 2014 and slowly came to be regarded a famous Yachting destination. If you have in mind a harbor with a pier and a simple residential development you will probably have to radically reconsider. Limassol Marina is a particularly interesting and impressive architectural project. It includes private villas on artificial islets, with their own berths (74 in number), 211 apartments, a perfume shop, a pharmacy, a gym, and more than 40 clothing and footwear stores. It offers parking space and a heliport. Obviously, there is security, maintenance, and repair, power and water supply, sewage treatment and refuelling. Regarding restaurants and cafes, choices are multiplied by attracting about 3500 people every day.
Limassol Marina is a landmark for Cyprus. It has strengthened the local economy and the local community, not only with the overall upgrading of the region but also with the creation of new job positions. For tourists visiting this country, it offers a luxurious service. However, the attraction of superyachts creates tremendous momentum. Such yachts with crews of 25-30 people have some special needs which can be met by a great number of local businesses. Yacht maintenance and repair, medical services and food supplies. Click here to find a list of the largest Superyacht suppliers in the region.
Perhaps the competitive advantage of Limassol Marina is its location. Fantastic beaches at a short distance and the old town around it, Marina of Limassol manages to offer a unique lifestyle in Cyprus. In the old town, you can find all kinds of restaurants and cafeterias, spa services and cultural sites. The combination of lifestyle, yachting, shopping and fine dining in the city center, in a great location, with lasting summer, gives a particularly attractive package. It is no coincidence, that real estate markets (from 18 different countries) have increased, with the Russian and the Arabs holding the highest share.
Cypriot cuisine is renowned all over the world for its special flavors. Combining influences from the Middle-East and the breeze of the Mediterranean it offers a gastronomic paradise. Traditional Cyprus cheeses such as Halloumi and Anari are well known for their taste and quality. There are many of the traditional, small dairies producing these excellent quality cheeses. Groats with herbs or stuffed with minced meat, seftalia, afelia, Cypriot pies, are some of the common dishes of Cypriot cuisine. As far as drinks are considered, they are strong, like the character of Cyprus. Zivania, something like ouzo with high alcoholic grades, the famous sweet wine Commandaria, which has been awarded for its special quality and flavor. There are a lot of local producers who continue the tradition of wine-making and selling excellent wines. (Click here to find a relevant list.)
The Museum houses antiquities from the development of civilization on the island in a period extending from the 9th millennium to the end of the Roman era.
Kourion was an important city-kingdom in antiquity and stands as one of the most impressive archaeological sights in Cyprus.
We owe the majority of the monuments to the 1st century AD restorations. The sanctuary includes Apollo’s temple (which has been partly restored), pilgrim halls, the ‘palaistra’ (where athletes exercised and played games), a bath complex, and a holy precinct
Cyprus is one of the first wine producing countries. The wine museum highlights the importance of wine production through the history of the island.
A thematic park and an olive museum, a restaurant, a gift shop specializing in olive products, a visitors’ center, and an ecological olive mill where people can watch the actual olive oil extraction between mid-October and February.
Shipwreck Lady Thetis & Constandis
A cruise ship that sank in 2014 in the Dassoudi area of Limassol. For lovers of adventure and diving, the shipwreck stands at a depth of 20 meters. Divers can explore the artificial submarine reef.
Limassol medieval castle
In the heart of the historic center of Limassol, near the old port lies the imposing medieval castle which dates back the period of the Ottoman Empire.
Cape Aspro (white Cape)
This cape, of particular beauty, is located in Limassol, about 255 meters above sea level. A beautiful path starts at the Pissouri Bay and ends at the impressive cape.
Saint Andrew Pedestrian Street
If you really want to feel the beat of the city you should walk saint Andrew Pedestrian street and simultaneously you will travel to the past of the city.
Amathoudos Archaeological site
Approximately 7 kilometres east of Limassol towers the acropolis of Amathus. At the top of the hill, there is a natural fortress and observatory with traces of human presence from Neolithic times.