Limassol Beaches

Akti Olympion Beach in Limassol

Akti Olympion Beach

Located in the town of Lemesos at the start of Enaerios pier, Akti Olympion Beach stretches 2 km and is considered to be one of the most accessible and convenient in Lemesos, offering a wide variety of amenities. Comprised of a dark grey sands and clean waters, the sea here remains calm, thanks to a breakwaters on the adjacent promenade, making it suitable for all, including families with children.

Facilities on the beach include toilets, showers, changing rooms, sun beds, umbrellas and water sports, whilst the strip is also lined with cafes, bars, restaurants, kiosks, hotels and entertainment establishments. In the general area a host of further facilities can be found, including a children’s playground, beach volleyball court, shopping and accommodation.

Lifeguards with lifesaving equipment and first aid services are stationed at the beach from April – October. The beach also offers disabled access, including a special wheelchair at the lifeguard tower to help disabled persons enter the sea with assistance from the lifeguards. Moreover, an innovative system (Seatrac) that offers autonomous full access to the sea for the disabled is also installed on the beach.

Access is easy by foot, bike, bus or car, with a pedestrian zone and cycling lanes, as well as car-parking facilities.

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Dasoudi beach in Limassol

Dasoudi Beach

Located in Germasogeia tourist area, the 1 km long Dasoudi Beach, provides everything for the perfect day out, and is the town’s most popular coastal strip. The beach has golden sands, and clean and calm seawaters that deepen fairly quickly. Facilities on the beach include toilets, showers, changing rooms, sun beds, umbrellas, water sports and diving centre, beach volleyball court, children’s playground, bicycle station and even an Olympic size swimming pool.

The beach has a small forest, “dasoudi’ in Greek, running adjacent to it with a beautiful footpath trailing through it. As such, it is a favourite for strolling, jogging and relaxing on the periodic benches. Beachgoers can choose between the organised facilities or the quieter spots under the eucalyptus, pine and acacia trees behind the sandy shore. There are also a variety of restaurants, fish taverns, cafes, bars, kiosks, convenience stores and accommodation in the area.

Lifeguards with lifesaving equipment and first aid services are stationed at the beach from April – October. The beach also offers disabled access, including a special wheelchair to help disabled persons enter the sea with assistance from the lifeguards.

Access is easy by foot, bike, bus or car, with car-parking available, and a bus stop located nearby.

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Lady's Mile Beach in Limassol

Lady’s Mile Beach

Located in Lemesos (Limassol), this 5 km coastal stretch of stunning, unspoiled sands and shallow waters runs along the east side of Akrotiri. The beach boasts dark grey sands and crystal-clear and calm seawaters, with the shallowest waters found at the southern end of the beach. Seashells can be found along the beach.

The beach took its name from the mare of the governor during British rule, who used to ride along the beach. Today, the area is well-known locally for its restaurants of fresh fish and traditional Cypriot cuisine. Some of the restaurants offer their own additional facilities, including water inflatables and games for children.

Around 1.5 km from the seashore you can see Akrotiri Salt Lake, a significant wetland in Europe, which attracts migrating birds, including flocks of vibrant pink flamingos and herons during the winter months. Further south of Lady’s Mile is the unspoiled area of Button Beach, where small coastal sand dunes have grown.

Facilities on the beach include toilets, showers, changing rooms, sun beds, and umbrellas.

Lifeguards with lifesaving equipment and first aid services are stationed at the beach from April – October.

Access is easy by foot, bike, bus or car, with car-parking available.

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Pissouri Bay Beach in Limassol

Pissouri Bay Beach

Located 30km west of Lemesos, Pissouri Bay is the tourist resort of the village of Pissouri. The coast has seen its popularity soar thanks to its stunning, natural beauty and the resort facilities now found in the area. The beach has fine, golden sands, multicoloured small pebbles, and its clean waters are relatively calm. Its surroundings are further enhanced by the spectacular white cliffs of Cape Aspro on either side, making it one of the most picturesque coastlines on the island.

Facilities on the beach include toilets, showers, sun beds, umbrellas, water sports and a beach volleyball court. There are five public footpaths, with two of them offering disabled access.

The west end of the bay leads to the headland of Asprorotsos (‘white rock’) that protrudes from the sea. At its end, there are small, sandy coves. The views from the top are spectacular, whilst you may also get a glimpse of the wild birds that visit the area, including falcons. The beach is often a breeding ground for sea turtles.

The nearby area has a variety of restaurants, cafes, kiosks and shops. The village of Pissouri itself is also worth visiting and retains its charming, traditional character.

Lifeguards with lifesaving equipment and first aid services are stationed at the beach from April – October.

Access is easy by foot, bike, bus or car with car-parking facilities available.

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