Set on a wide bay with a promenade lined with swaying palm trees
Larnaca holidays are situated on the southern coast of Cyprus. The resort has an interesting mix of both old and new with the resort sitting on ancient ruins rich in culture.
The Moslem shrine of Hala Sultan ‘Tekke’ is found south of the town on the edge of a shimmering salt lake. The Stone Age excavations at Choirokitia and Kalavasos are a UNESCO World Cultural Heritage site where most of the archaeological find are displayed in the Cyprus museum in Nicosia. Holidays to Larnaca are not complete without a visit to the Stavrovouni monastery perched onto the mountain and is the oldest monastery in Cyprus (although women are not allowed inside). A trip to one of the traditional villages like Kiti has the breathtaking Byzantine church or Lefkara which is home to silversmiths and lace makers. Leonardo de Vinci was said to be captivated by the ‘Lefkaritika’ embroidery.
Holidays to Larnaca are not just about culture and history, the resort is ideal for a fantastic beach holiday. Holidays in Larnaca enjoy a beautiful setting on a wide bay with a promenade lined with swaying palm trees. The resort has three beaches with over eight miles of golden sand that falls gracefully into the tranquil waters of the Mediterranean Sea. Mackenzie beach has a beautiful harbour and is famous for its fish restaurants. The beaches in the resort offer excellent tourist facilities from sun lounger and parasols to beach tavernas and restaurants. Larnaca is a haven for water sports such as windsurfing, parasailing, yachting and jet skiing due to the gorgeous sunshine and warm waters of the Mediterranean. Larnaca is home to a few dive schools and offers divers an abundance of sites to visit from caves, reefs and tunnels. One of the most famous shipwrecks, the Zenobia lies off the coast of Larnaca. Southern Cyprus is now a mecca for golf enthusiasts with the island boasting three golf courses set in amazing surroundings.