The southernmost tip of the island is home to its second largest city, Limassol. It is approximately one hour’s drive from Nicosia and 30 minute’s drive from each of the island’s international airports . The port of Limassol is one of the busiest ports in the Mediterranean and the city features two large private yacht marinas.
Limassol was built between two ancient cities, Amathus and Kourion, and during Byzantine rule it was known as Neapolis (“New City”). Its historic centre is located around the medieval Limassol Castle and the Old Port.
Today the city spreads along the Mediterranean coastline over a length of 30km. Limassol features in many publications listing cities with the highest quality of living.It was placed 3rd in TripAdvisor’s Travelers Choice Destinations in 2014 and in 2016 Limassol ranks in the Top 100 Cities on Mercer’s 18th annual Quality of Living survey of the world’s best places to live.
Limassol is a flourishing business hub. Thanks to its established business infrastructure, low tax rates, and progressive workforce, the city attracts international firms from a range of industries.
Miles of stunning sunny coastlines paved with large green parks and pedestrian walkways, as well as a wide array of cultural events, summits and festivals, will ensure a diverse and vibrant lifestyle with plenty of activities to occupy your time.