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.

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 dark 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.

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. 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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Governors Beach in Limassol

Governors Beach

Goverors Beach is located by Pentakomo village, about 10 km east of Limassol, characterized by chalk white rocks that extend into the deep blue sea. Comprised of two parts (Governor’s and Kalymnos), the first section of Governor’s beach has dark grey sands and uneven surfaces, whereas the second section (Kalymnos), which lies around 200 m west of Governor’s beach, is replaced by flat ground and a long, narrow stretch of sandy coastline. Both boast calm, clean seawaters and provide a fantastic setting for walking amidst nature, as such they are popular with all, including families with small children.

Facilities on the beach include toilets, showers, changing rooms, sun beds, umbrellas, a children’s playground, beach cafes and a nearby camping site (Kalymnos). There are also several traditional restaurants, known for their fresh fish. Lifeguards with lifesaving equipment and first aid services are stationed at the beach from April – October.

Access is easy by car via the A1 motorway, and the area has car-parking facilities available. The beach also offers disabled access.

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Kourion Beach in Limassol

Kourion Beach

Located near Limassol, in the greater area of Episkopi Bay, Kourion beach is a 1 km long coast that is particularly striking with its natural palette of colours, and a regal and ancient history. Its designated swimming area has an exceptionally wide shore, comprised of sand and pebbles. The seawaters are crystal-clear and varying shades of blue that beautifully contrast with the surrounding white hills. Windsurfing can also be enjoyed here.

Facilities on the beach include toilets, showers, changing rooms, sun beds, umbrellas and several fish taverns. Within a short distance (about 1 km) there are convenience stores, a children’s playground and accommodation. Lifeguards with lifesaving equipment and first aid services are stationed at the beach from April – October. One of the island’s most famous archaeological sites, the ancient Kourion, is close by and well worth a visit, especially for its magnificent Greco-Roman amphitheatre, where cultural events are still held to this day.

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