Limassol Weather August Averages, Cyprus
What's the Weather like in Limassol in August
The weather in Limassol in August is almost the same as it was in July as it is still the summer season. The average temperature is around 26°C, which is roughly 79°F. August also experiences average high temperatures around 29°C and average low temperatures of a mild 23°C so light layers are necessary.
People on holiday in Limassol during August will be able to go about their holiday without the fear of rain as the month receives only 3mm of precipitation and averages only one day of rainfall. Therefore, holidaymakers are spared the hassle of packing jackets and umbrellas.
The sunlight hours average 11 which is glorious.
Hotels in Limassol in August
Royal Apollonia (Georgiou 'A) is a luxury 5-star hotel that features 3 swimming pools, 2 tennis courts, and a hot tub. Dining options include Japanese, Greek, Italian, and snacks at the pool bar. The Hotel is situated just a short walk from Limassol's strip of restaurants, bars and shops. There are 204 rooms of 13 different categories, from deluxe and superior rooms to junior and honeymoon suites.
Amathus Beach Hotel
Amathus Beach Hotel (Amathountos, Agios Tychon) is a luxury 5-star hotel with rooms and suites with inland or sea views. The luxury accommodation features a number of diverse restaurants: Limanaki Fish, the Grill Room, the Cyan, Kalypso, La Terrazzo, and five different bars including a shisha lounge. They host honeymoons, business conferences and weddings. The Amathus Beach Hotel was voted as one of the top hotels in Cyprus so could be a treat for those without a tight budget.
Hit the Beach
August is a hot month on Cyprus and most people on holiday in Limassol enjoy spending a lot of time in the sea as it is quite warm with temperatures averaging 27°C. Due to the air temperature you'll want to find the nearest beach as possible during your visit to Limassol.
Lady's Mile Beach
The shallow water at Lady's Mile Beach is particularly favorable for toddlers and older children. The beach stretches seven kilometers down through the Akrotiri peninsula.
For the more adventurous, try Kourion, a beach with strong current and daredevil cliffs.
Melanda Beach is one of the best places to try out watersportsindsurfing, jet skis or kayaking.
Just nearby is Pissouri Bay, a pleasant beach that has developed into a popular tourist retreat. Here you'll find fun tavernas, a traditional village, panoramic views, watersports and bars aplenty. It's a popular holiday vacation spot, with dozens of apartments and villas to rent in the summer.
Bars and Restaurants
Four Seasons Hotel
Cypriot food is made up delicious dishes like Greek- and Turkish-inspired mezze, souvlaki and seafood. Top restaurants include the three tavernas at the Four Seasons Hotel (67/69 Amathountos St, Ag.Tychonas). Sample the Asian cuisine at Seasons Oriental, prepared by top Hong Kong chef Kenny Keung. With its wok-fried lobster with sliced ginger, beef tenderloin strips and fresh dim sum, it's hard to argue with those who have claimed this is the best Chinese restaurant in all of Cyprus.
Limassol Wine Museum
Cyprus also has a long history of winemaking, largely due to the period of Lusignan rule. The wine is usually sweet dessert wine, produced in Limassol and Pafos regions. Stop by the Limassol Wine Museum to learn more about local oenology. For something a bit stronger, try ouzo or zivania, both popular distilled grape aperitifs.
Things to Do in Limassol in August
Ancient Greek Drama Festival
In August, people on holiday to Limassol can look forward to the Ancient Greek Drama Festival. During the festival, a number of drama and comical plays of ancient Greece are acted at the Theater of Citrium, a few km West of Limassol.
The Village Festivals are also held in August. The festivals are held annually to celebrate the Cypriot lifestyle. The village festival is one of the most social events in Cyprus' calendar as most families will be getting together to share meals and drink wine together.
Lastly, holidaymakers may also attend the Paphos Aphrodite Festival.
Sayious Adventure Park
Other than that, the month is relatively calm as the citizens will most likely be preparing for the wine festival in September. Therefore, it would be an excellent time to tour the city and one of the places you must visit is the Sayious Adventure Park, especially if you have any children accompanying you on your holiday.
The park has everything for everyone, from paintball to go-karting. However, the facility is usually overbooked and it may be wise to book ahead of the actual visit date.
The Sayious Adventure Park is a fun place to bring the kidsith everything from off-road buggies, paint-balling, go-karting, archery and rock-climbing. This family-owned company is perfect for adrenaline junkies and athletes. You can also use their free facilities for barbecues.