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Things to do in Limassol

Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Mountain
“It has snow in Winter, nice for skying, Nature is wonderful all over the year and it has a lot of interesting Walk paths and places of interest to visit, like as old villages and ancient monastries. One can visit lakes, rivers, waterfalls etc. Green everywhere!”
  • 71 locals recommend
Mediterranean Restaurant
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“The archaeological remains of Kourion - which was one of the island’s most important city-kingdoms in antiquity - are of the most impressive on the island, and excavations have unearthed many significant finds, which can be viewed at the site. Combine your visit at the site with a day at the beach! ”
  • 50 locals recommend
Harbor / Marina
“Limassol Marina is an exclusive waterfront development designed by a world-renowned team of architects and engineers. It combines elegant residences and a full service marina with exclusive restaurants and shops, to create a lifestyle uniquely shaped by 'living on the sea'.”
  • 54 locals recommend
Zoo
“The Limassol Municipal Park and Zoo covers an area of 60,000 m2 and offers a pleasant and attractive environment with a wide variety of eucalyptus, pine and cypress vegetation. It is so shaped that guests feel an immediacy with the animals that live there. ”
  • 31 locals recommend
Castle
“ Limassol Castle is a medieval Ottoman fort erected by the Lusignans at the beginning of the 14th century on the site of a ruined Byzantine fortress and rebuilt by the Turks in 1590 to protect the harbor of Limassol. The castle is located near the old port in the western part of the historic city center on Richard and Berengaria Street. It is believed that it was in the chapel of Limassol Castle that the wedding of King of England Richard the Lionheart and Princess Berengaria of Navarre took place on May 12, 1191. Currently, the castle houses a museum of the Middle Ages.”
  • 44 locals recommend
Bus Stop
“The largest mall in Limassol is a short drive away, great for shopping, food and coffee. It has a large selection of shops from budget to high end. ”
  • 29 locals recommend
Amusement Park
“Really good waterpark with a range of fun to terrifying rides! You can get half price tickets if you join "The Entertainer" website / app. Although you pay to join the app the overall price for app plus 2 tickets for the waterpark is usually cheaper.”
  • 29 locals recommend
Historic Site
“The Limassol castle is situated near the old harbouring the heart of the historical centre of the city of Limassol. The castle as it appears today is a structure rebuilt circa 1590 under the period of Ottoman rule!”
  • 25 locals recommend
Department Store
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“A 2-minute walk away from Yvonne's Retreat, Debenhams is a convenient place when looking for somewhere to buy groceries, clothes or makeup. There's a cafe upstairs with amazing sea views! ”
  • 19 locals recommend
Road
“A street full of shops. You can also go right and left from it and find yourself in the center of old city”
  • 27 locals recommend
Beach Bar
“summer rave bar and all-day beach club serving drinks and food. Special DJ event every Sunday from May to October. In the east of Limassol, not in walking distance, voted one of the 10 best beach bars in the world! ”
  • 29 locals recommend
Beach
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“Dasoudi CTO Beach. Located about 2 km from Old World Charm. This is a very popular organized beach with sunbeds, parasols, changing rooms, showers, water sports, cafeterias, restaurants with a eucalyptus forest as a backdrop. Access is easy by bike, bus or car with car parking available on the east and west side of the beach. A bus stop is located nearby. Disabled and wheel chair accessible.”
  • 26 locals recommend
Night Club
“The only club on the island within touching distance of the sea it offers exotic cocktails, great atmosphere and the latest in commercial music!! ”
  • 23 locals recommend
Residential Building (Apartment / Condo)
“Molos is now a beautiful waterfront multifunctional park known as “Epihosi” and it’s one of the first major projects made in Limassol. Molos connects the Olympian Coast with Limassol marina and the linear park of Garili river. If you love to walk or run here is the ultimate route in LImassol. Families's favourite spot for kids fun and coffee during weekends.”
  • 26 locals recommend
Landmark
“Lovely castle in great condition, three floors with a neighbouring sugar mill and ruins dating back to 12th century”
  • 21 locals recommend
Natural Feature
“Caledonia Waterfalls or Kalidonia Waterfalls is the Latin name given to the waterfalls discovered by a Scottish expedition visiting the Platres region, in 1878. They ware surprised by the resemblance of the waterfall with their home land and named them Caledonia which is an ancient Latin name of Scotland.”
  • 25 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Beach
“Dasoudi CTO Beach. Located about 2 km from Old World Charm. This is a very popular organized beach with sunbeds, parasols, changing rooms, showers, water sports, cafeterias, restaurants with a eucalyptus forest as a backdrop. Access is easy by bike, bus or car with car parking available on the east and west side of the beach. A bus stop is located nearby. Disabled and wheel chair accessible.”
  • 26 locals recommend
Beach Bar
“Plussea Beach, Agios Tychonas. Ideal for swimming and having mouth watering dishes, signature cocktails and stunning views of the sea. Plenty of free parking space. in September-October you might be lucky to spot some of the sand lilies on the beach. Do not disturb as they are protected flora. ”
  • 21 locals recommend
Restaurant
“This pup restaurant is another good choice except from the good food it s perfect to enjoy your beer on a sunny day or watch a live soccer game !”
  • 19 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
“Amazing fresh fish dishes. Choose your own lobster, oysters or crabs or choose from the menu of regular or daily specials.”
  • 21 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Malindi Beach, Agios Tychonas. Easily accessible beach, with the St Raphael Marina as a backdrop. Ideal for swimming, exercising and trying various water sports. Food and drinks at the cafe-bar-restaurant. Plenty of pay parking spots. Supervised by lifeguards. ”
  • 18 locals recommend
Middle Eastern Restaurant
“Good value for money. Tasty syrian cuisine, excellent service, quality shisha.”
  • 11 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
“They offer an array of Mediterranean inspired dishes from prawns, sushi, and calamari to their famous fish and chips and, of course, their legendary creamy lemon sauce. Try their grilled garlic prawns with a glass of white wine for lunch or dinner. ”
  • 17 locals recommend
Restaurant
“One of the latest "it" places in Limassol! Great for a day lounging on a sunbed with a cocktail or having a delicious lunch/dinner. They also do events most evenings if you're in the mood for dancing! ”
  • 14 locals recommend

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