Top 10 Beaches in Limassol

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Governor’s Beach

1. Governor’s Beach

Governors Beach is a well-known sandy beach that is situated in the village of Pentakomo in the Limassol district. The particular beach received its name due to the fact that a British governor spent a lot of time at the specific beach and owned a holiday house in the past. Governor’s beach has been given the Blue flag award, as its water is shallow and makes it ideal for families with children. The majestic white rocks form the ideal location for fishing diving and snorkelling. To the west part of the beach there are caves that are also ideal for more romantic visitors. The beach has a variety of facilities, such as sun beds, umbrellas, water sports and there are lifeguards on duty. The coastal line is filled with many fish taverns and restaurants known for their fresh seafood. Governor’s Beach is also surrounded by a large network of nature trails suitable for exploring and walking.

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Lady’s Mile Beach

2. Lady’s Mile Beach

Lady’s Mile Beach is a sandy beach that is situated in the area of Zakaki in the Limassol district. More specifically stretches at a length of about 8 kilometres along the east coast of the Akrotiri peninsula. Lady’s Mile is well known for its greyish sand which then changes into a golden brown colour towards the southern edge , and then to pebbles towards the north. The beach has received its name from the mare of the governor which was called “Lady”, during the British rule. The clear and shallow waters make it the ideal beach for families with children. There are many facilities at the beach, such as sunbeds, umbrellas, showers, toilets and changing rooms. There is also a lifesaver on duty during April – October. The location is very loved by the locals for its fish taverns, while one of the most important wet areas (Akrotiri) is situated about 1 mile from the beach.

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Kourion Beach

3. Kourion Beach

Kourion Beach is situated in the area of the Episkopi Bay, about 17 kilometres from the Limassol district. It received its name from the Ancient Curium Theatre that is located at the peak of the mountain above the sea. The particular sea has large amounts of salt, and this makes it cleaner and more natural. The beach is made up of both sand and pebbles, while it has been given the Blue Flag award for its clean blue waters. Its awarded waters take various shades of blue creating an opposing palette of colours with white hills surrounding it and forming a perfect background. As its waters are very shallow, it is ideal for families with small children. The west side of the beach is also favoured from windsurfers due to the fact that there are strong winds in the area. The beach offers many facilities, such as sunbeds, umbrellas, showers and toilets. There are also lifeguards on duty during the summer months. There are many restaurants along the beach which offer delicious seafood as well as traditional Cypriot food. Kourion beach is accessible by public transportation, by car and by motorbike.

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Pissouri Beach

4. Pissouri Beach

Pissouri Beach is located amongst the Limassol and Paphos districts. It extends across a length of nearly 2 kilometres and a width of 90 metres. It stand outs for its golden sand and colourful pebbles along the beach. There are also parts of the beach where tropical trees have been planted in order to create the image and the feeling that the location is somewhere in Asia. It must also be mentioned that this was previously a non-organised beach, while it was known to the Cypriots as a nudist beach. Today it has been transformed into a popular tourist resort and it has received the Blue Flag award for its clean waters. Pissouri Beach offers visitors many free facilities in order to make their visit more enjoyable such as changing rooms, toilets and showers. There are also many trained lifeguards on duty in the area, especially during the summer period. There is a parking area near the beach to make access easier. In particular there are five passages, two of which are made for visitors with disabilities. Water sports lovers can enjoy water skiing, surfing, sailing and paragliding at this beach as its length is ideal for these type of avidities.

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Malindi Beach

5. Malindi Beach

Malindi Beach is located between the Pareklisia Beach and the Grand Resort Beach, in the Limassol district. Malindi beach is a perfect fit to the coastal Uptown Square in Limassol. It has been given the Blue Flag award for its clean blue waters which are also calm as there aren’t strong winds in the area. It is a golden sand beach which is filled with palm trees, giving the impression of a tropical island. There are many facilities available such as sunbeds and umbrellas for rent, and there are lifeguards on duty during the summer months. There is a beach bars and restaurant right on the beach, allowing visitors to enjoy a refreshing cocktail while gazing at the sea or the St Raphael Marina situated on the right hand side. The particular beach is also popular during the night time as the beach bar is lit in various coloured lights, creating a nice atmosphere in order to enjoy dinner or a cocktail.

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Blueberry Beach

6. Blueberry Beach

Blueberry Beach is located in the area of Amathounta, near Ancient Amathus in the Limassol district. More specifically it is situated towards the ends of the tourist area of Limassol, located on Amathountos Avenue, 600 meters after Dolce club. It is a wonderful sandy beach with a perfect view of the blue Mediterranean Sea. Blueberry beach mostly attracts youth due to summer events and parties which are organised with international music and DJ’s that rouse the audience. Most events take place on the weekend where you can enjoy the music, the sun and the sun in a nice environment. Coffees, drinks ice creams and a variety of food is also available. For those who are interested in snorkelling the particular beach is also ideal, as there are many ancient ruins along with an ancient port underwater. However the particular diving site is only suitable for professional divers.

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Castella Beach

7. Castella Beach

Castella Beach is situated in the area of Agios Tychonas in the Limassol district. It is also called La Isla beach due to the restaurant that is located in the area. Castella Beach is a sandy and pebbly beach surrounded by trees. It has clear blue waters and it has received a Blue Flag award. There are many facilities such as toilets, showers, changing rooms, sunbeds, umbrellas as well as restaurants along the coastline. Lifeguards are on duty with professional equipment as well as first aid facilities from April until October. The beach is accessible on foot, by bike, bus or car with parking areas. Access for visitors with disabilities is also available. There is also a nature trail that begins from the Parekklisia Beach, extends for about 5 kilometres and ends at Castella Beach. The beach is also near the Kyrenia Nautical Club.

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Parekklisia Beach

8. Parekklisia Beach

Parekklisia Beach is situated in the Parekklisia village in the Limassol district. More specifically it covers the area in front of the Grand Resort and Elias Beach hotels. It has a length of 400 metres and it is one of the few beaches that is covered with sand in the area. The beach has clean shallow waters making it ideal for families with young children. There are many facilities that are offered towards its visitors such as changing rooms, toilets, showers, sunbeds and umbrellas. The Parekklisia beach is accessible on foot, by bike, by bus or by car. There is also parking available onsite. The particular beach also has access for visitors with disabilities. Lifeguards are on duty with professional equipment as well as first aid services available from April until October. The Parekklisia Beach is a quiet beach surrounded by greenery with palm trees. It ideal for walks, games or even gymnastics. There is also a tennis court and a nature trail that links it with other neighbouring beaches.

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Agia Varvara Beach

9. Agia Varvara Beach

The Agia Varvara Beach or Santa Barbara Beach as it is known, is located in the Limassol district. More specifically it is situated in area of Agios Tychonas at a close distance from the archaeological site of Amathounta. It is a beautiful and quiet beach with soft golden sand, a few rocks and clear blue water. It is a beach where both tourists and locals of all ages visit. The beach is well organised and has been given the Blue Flag Award. There are many facilities such as toilets, showers, access for people with disabilities, sunbeds and umbrellas available. There are also water sports, diving areas available as well as lifeguards with equipment available from April until October. The beach can be accessed by bus, car or motorbike. Many beach parts and other events are organised at the Agia Varvara Beach, attracting many people during the day as well as the night. The surrounding area has many cafes and restaurants, while a graphic trail towards the west, leads to the ancient city and the port of Amathounta.

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Lara Beach, Akamas

10. Paramali Beach

The Paramali beach is situated in the Paramali village in the Limassol district. The particular beach has a wild beauty as it is one of the most remote beaches in the district. It is however one of the most active beaches in Cyprus as it is preferred by those who do kitesurfing. The strong winds in the area make it ideal for the particular sport. It is a sandy beach and the sea is generally calm, although it deepens suddenly. Visitors can enjoy the peace and quiet at this particular coast and come into harmony with nature. It is therefore not a beach you would choose for its facilities and services. A small van with various snacks and drinks is usually parked there. There are turtles that visit this beach in order to lay their eggs at the east part of the beach, where the sand is thin. Visitors must be careful not to disrupt this protected type of sea life. If they are lucky they may get a glimpse of the eggs hatching and the little turtles running towards the water. Also not that nudists sometimes use this beach as it is quite isolated.

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