Enjoy all that Limassol has to offer without going over budget
With just a five hour flight time from the UK, you’ll be walking down Limassol’s vibrant historic streets in no time.
As the largest city in the Paphos region, Limassol has a lot to offer when it comes to budget-friendly attractions and days out.
Drenched in ancient history you’ll find interesting archaeological treasures to discover and magnificent natural wonders around every corner. Limassol isn’t just for history buffs though, this city’s also got a fun waterpark and other fun activities.
Cheap things to do around Limassol
Affordability is always on the menu in Limassol, and this beautiful coastal region gives you plenty of entertainment and fun days out no matter what your bank balance is.
For a cheap day out head to one of Limassol’s many beaches including Pissouri Bay, Lady’s Mile and Melanda Beach, where you can join in with the watersports or just unwind on a sunlounger.
Or explore the city’s Grecian heritage at the archaeological remains of Kourion. This once kingdom is thought to be associated with the Greek legend of Argos and Peloponnese and its magnificent Greco-Roman theatre, built in the 2nd Century BCE, is still used for open-air performances.
For more Greek mythology you can check out Aphrodite’s Rock, a natural wonder rising from the sea between Limassol and the city of Paphos.
After all this history, switch gears and enjoy a fun day out at Limassol’s waterpark, Fasouri Watermania. This splash-tastic day out won’t cost you an arm and a leg, and will have kids raving about its Tarzan swing, wet wall climb and six-lane slide racer.
How to get a great Limassol holiday deal
Most visitors flock to Limassol in the summer months to make the most of its glorious coastline, but the cultural and historical sights are busy all year long, making this an eternal hot topic destination.
If you want to make the most of your cash and holiday budget make sure to book your trip eight weeks in advance – this constitutes a last minute holiday and is when you’ll find all the best deals. Many of the hotels here are All Inclusive, so you can enjoy the pools, food and drink without any other extra costs.
If you’d like to check out other cheap holidays in the Paphos region have a look at Coral Bay, Latchi and Aphrodite Hills.
Or to take a more in-depth look at Limassol, check out our travel guide. While you’re here feel free to look through our favourite cheap hotels in Limassol below for a little holiday planning inspiration.
The family friendly Atlantica Oasis Hotel has everything right at your fingertips, with shops, restaurants and bars all within five minutes walking distance and the traditional old town area an easy bus ride away. For a budget-friendly hotel the Atlantica Oasis Hotel still pulls out all the stops, including a buffet restaurant with show cooking and traditional al fresco taverna by the pool. Kids are well-catered for here and will love their own pool with interactive pirate ship as well as a hotel games room and kids' club.
It's all about the blue sea here at Mediterranean Beach Hotel. You'll be situated right on Limassol Bay with epic views across the water from your hotel room and pool. Take the few steps from your accommodation down to the Blue Flag winning beach and enjoy snorkelling, scuba-diving and sunbathing to your heart's content. You can even play tennis or join in with the pilates classes at the hotel. Wining and dining comes in many forms, from an international buffet, Italian a la carte restaurant, sushi bar and swim-up cocktail bar.
The affordable Kapetanios Odyssia Hotel makes for a fantastic base while staying in Limassol. You'll be in the perfect locale and within easy walking distance to the beach, zoo, Municipal Gallery and Archaeological Museum. Enjoy the lively nightlife in the city centre or stay in and watch the entertainment team put on musical extravaganzas and dance shows. You'll be well fed and watered with a range of restaurant-bars including O'Brien's pub and Lido Tavern. You can also keep in touch with friends back home with the hotel's free WiFi.