Most Popular Hotels in Larnaka
 
Flamingo Beach Hotel
The Flamingo Beach Hotel is a comfortable three-star hotel with homely atmosphere. Its ideal location, overlooking the Mediterranean sea, the salt lake and the Larnaka bay line, make it the perfect address in Cyprus whether for business, pleasure or any other reason.....
 
Golden Bay Beach Hotel
The Golden Bay Beach Hotel is an exclusive 5 star hotel Set in mature landscaped gardens of tropical palms and vibrant flowers, bordering a long sandy beach on the island of Cyprus, the jewel of the eastern Mediterranean.
 
 
  About Larnaka, Cyprus
 
On the edge of Larnaka Bay the palm-lined seafront of Larnaka town bustles with cafes, tavernas, shops and bars. Historic charm is lent to the scene by its fortress castle, now used as the town's summer cultural centre. Larnaka is an excellent base from which to get to know the central and eastern section of Cyprus....
 
  Places of Interest - Larnaka

 

1. LARNACA DISTRICT ARCHAEOLOGICAL MUSEUM
Kalogera Square Tel:24630169
Interesting collection of finds from the L.arnaka area, dating from the Neolithic Age to the Roman period.
 

2. PIERIDES MUSEUM
Remarkable private collection of Cypriot antiquities, originally gathered together by Demetrios Pierides (1811-I895), and further enriched by members of the family.

 

3. LARNAKA FORT
Larnaka seafront.
Built in 1625, it was used as a prison in the first years of British rule. It now houses a small archaeological museum, with finds from Kition and the Hala Sultan Tekke excavations. The Fort is also used as the Larnaca Municipal Cultural Centre.

 

4. AYIOS LAZAROS CHURCH
Ayios Lazaros Square
The magnificent church was built by Emperor Leo Vl, in the 9th century. Restoration was carried out in the 17th century...

 

5. KITION
Approx. 500 m. north-east of the archaelogical Museum.

One ot the most important ancient city? Kingdoms, with architectural remains dating back to the 13th century BC. In about 1200 BC...

 

6. PALM TREES (PHINIKOUDES)
The palm-lined safront of Larnaka town bustles with cafes, tavernas, shops and bars.

 

7. LARNAKA MARINA
The Larnaka marina with 450 yacht capacity attracts many boats as a safe wintering place

 

8. KAMARES
The 18th century aqueduct.

 
  Places of Interest - Larnaka Area

 

1. HALA SULTAN TEKKE
3 km west of Larnaka on the road to Kiti, passing the Larnaka Airport.
Built in 1816 over the tomb of I mm Haram, who died on this spot in 649 during the first Arab raids...
 

2. ANGELOKTISTI CHURCH
Kiti village, 11 km west of l,arnaca.
Angeloktisti means 'Built by the Angel'. This 11th century Byzantine church was built on a destroyed early Christian basilica...

 

3. CHAPELLE ROYAL
Pyrga village, 35 km south of Nicosia, 32 km from Larnaka.
Built by the Lusignan King Jenus in 1421, it contains a wall painting of the king with his wife, Charlotte de Bourbon, on one of its walls. Considered to be one of the most interesting structures surviving from the Frankish Period, it was restored in 1977.

 

4. STAVROVOUNl MONASTERY
9 km off the Nicosia-Limassol road, 40 km from Larnaka.
Perched on a rocky peak, 750 meters above sea level, Stavrovouni means the Mountain of the Cross...

 

5. KHIROKITIA
48 km south of Nicosia, off the Nicosia-Limassol road and 32 km from Larnaka.
Neolithic settlement dated to 6800 BC. Excavations have brought to light one of the earliest neolithic cultures in the world. Finds from Khirokitia are displayed at the Cyprus Museum in Nicosia.

 

6. LEFKARA
8 km from Skarinou, off the Nicosia-Limassol road, 40 km from Larnaka.
A picturesque village, partly restored and protected, famous for its local lace known as 'Lefkaritika' and for its silver-ware...

 

7. AYIOS MINAS CONVENT
Near Lefkara
15th century convent with a church at the centre of the cloisters. The nuns, besides performing their religious rites. arc famous for their icon painting and honey production.