Larnaca is the third largest city on the southern coast of Cyprus
after Nicosia and Limassol
. It is the island's second largest commercial port and an important vacation rental resort. The island's largest airport, Larnaca International Airport
is located six kilometres to the west of the city center and is about a fifteen minute drive to vacation rentals. Larnaca, a major city and one of the six districts in the Republic of Cyprus, has a continuous and uninterrupted history
extending for 4000 years. Troodos
is the biggest mountain range
that stretches across this southern part of Cyprus. Larnaca houses a multitude of astonishing vacation rental accommodations.
The city is divided into two parts, an older city center which sits on ancient ruins and boasts many museums and places of interest and the Phinikoudes
, Larnaca's main tourist attraction. This is a strip of cafes, bars, clubs and restaurants on the beach front amidst eclectic apartment rentals, condo rentals and villa rentals. The beaches of Cyprus
are among the cleanest and safest in the Mediterranean Sea with an average annual temperature of 20°C
for the whole island. A number of activities like water sports and scuba diving are accessible at these beaches. From the Marina
a wealth of nautical adventures can be enjoyed. Larnaca Bay boasts one of the top ten diving wrecks
of the world, the Zenobia
, minutes away from historic apartment rentals, condo rentals and villa rentals.
and set in a wide bay, vacation rental accommodations and restaurants, specializing in Cyprus cuisine, are relatively inexpensive and delicious compared to most other European countries. Its main shopping area is Zenon Kitieos Street
, a typically busy road of small shops, with a wonderfully colourful fruit and vegetable market at the far end.
Larnaca is a paradise for horseback riding, cycling and hiking
. From the coastal shores to the countryside, venturing into unknown paradise can be truly heaven. When staying in apartment rental, condo rental and villa rental accommodation you will discover beauty at its best
with pine forests, mountains, monasteries and places with historical and ecological value. The Church of Lazarus
is a magnificent Orthodox Church which was built in the town over the tomb of St. Lazarus, the brother of Mary and Martha and the patron saint of Larnaca.
Larnaca is an excellent base from which to discover Cyprus because of its proximity to the International Airport and an abundance of luxury vacation rental lodging and villas that have been developed along its beautiful sandy beaches. Much smaller than Nicosia or Limassol, vacation rentals in Larnaca have managed to retain a relaxed leisurely atmosphere
. Its picturesque seafront includes apartment rental, condo rental and villa rental accommodation dotted along rows of palm trees with expansive views of clean sandy beaches with clear blue waters
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