The perfect place for strolling, swimming, sunbathing, water sports, cycling or rollerblading along its extensive strip.
Enjoy a seafront walk from Ancient Amathus to the old port, breathing in the fresh sea air and taking in the endless blue view. The Municipal Gardens of Limassol fulfill multiple purposes including housing botanical gardens, an open air theatre and a small zoological corner. Furthermore, many wine tours are organized to the surrounding wineries where visitors can witness the production of wine and taste the final product.
Limassol, Cyprus is also known as a shopping centre offering a wide selection from ultra-modern to traditional and handmade products. The most prominent shopping streets are St Andrews Street, not far from the seafront promenade, and Makarios Avenue.
Limassol thrives on its carnival tradition, with parades, parties, fancy dress and the King of Carnival’s grand entrance.
Cyprus’s long winemaking history is celebrated in Limassol in August/September with a ten-day festival of free-slowing wine, entertainment and merriment.
Limassol, Cyprus is famous for its festivals. The most famous being the Wine Festival held during the beginning of September in the Municipal Gardens. During the festival visitors have a chance to taste the Cypriot wines, which are offered for free, whilst watching folk dancing and singing. Other festivals are the Flower Festival in May, the Festival of the Flood in June, the Carnival and the Ancient Greek Drama Festival.
Limassol nightlife is also never dull with its numerous bars, clubs and restaurants. It is unique due to its stylish beach bars where one can sit inches away from the shore line sipping cocktails and hearing the waves break.
There are many beautiful long stretches of beaches throughout the district including Governors beach, Amathous Beach, Ladys Mile and Pissouri Beach. Most Limassol beaches contain water sports for all the family and have useful amenities such as changing rooms, showers, cafes and bars.