Limassol Weather July Averages, Cyprus
What's the Weather in Limassol in July
In July, the weather in Limassol is hot and dry, in peak summer season. The average temperature is around 26°C, which is roughly 79°F. High temperatures can reach around 29°C, dropping to lows of 22°C.
Visitors on holiday in Limassol in July will not be plagued by rain, as the month only receives 2mm precipitation over 1 day of rainfall. Holiday-makers can rest easy packing swimsuits and shorts, rather than jackets or umbrellas.
The sun shines an average of about 12 hours per day.
Hotels in Limassol in July
An excellent accommodation is Londa Hotel (Georgiou 'A 72), a 5-star boutique hotel, with its spacious rooms and suites that feature private balconies. Other amenities include wifi, minibar, safe, A/Cnd a few of the upper suites are equipped with living room area and jacuzzi. The hotel also has a spa, gym, sauna, steam room, snack bar, plunge pool and freshwater infinity pool.
Mediterranean Beach Hotel
Mediterranean Beach Hotel (Amathountos 71, Agios Tychon) is an exceptional 4-star hotel that features several restaurants: seafood, Italian, sushis well as fancy cocktails for sundown. Rooms are built to accommodate singles, couples and families, and suites are available to those needing just a bit of that extra space. Couples can organize wedding or honeymoon packages through the hotel's concierge service.
Hit the Beach
Limassol has miles of sandy and pebble beaches, some strewn with crowds and some still tranquil. The closest area is Dassoudi, a long beach strewn about with dark pebbles, just three kilometers east of Limassol. One of the best areas to swim is Avdimou Beach, a protected cove with shallow waters. Take a dip in the ocean, with sea temperatures averaging 26°C.
Just south of Limassol lies Button Beach. The beach is home to the Holy Monastery of St. Nicholas of the Cats, established in 327 c.e. Legend has it that cats were first brought to rid the area of snakes theory that must have worked, for now the snakes have vanished (along with most monks and nuns) but the cats are still plentiful.
Bars and Restaurants
Cypriot cuisine resembles, for the most part, Greek cuisinehough there have been influences from the Levant and Turkey. You're sure to find all your favorites like moussaka, souvlaki, keftedes, tzatziki and mezze. Seafood is delicious and freshly caught.
Of local delicacies, there is halloumi, a goat or ewe cheese soaked in brine, which is best served grilled. There are also lountza, pork fillet, loukanika smoked sausage, and tiropites, which are cheeses wrapped in phyllo dough.
Things to Do in Limassol in July
Limassol is a great destination for chic travelers and history buffs alike. Limassol is a perfect place to perfect your bikini tan while imbibing on local archaeology. One of the best sites is Kourion (Curium), which was first settled in the Neolithic age and inhabited in various eras by Greeks and Romans. Here visitors will find the magnificent House of Eustolios, a private Roman village then turned into a Byzantine bath. Its main attraction are the fine mosaic floors, depicting Achilles and other Greek semi-mythical personages. Further along the edge of Kourion are the ruins of a 5th-century Byzantine basilica, a Roman fountain, and the mosaic-laden House of Gladiators.
While you're in Limassol, check out the lively Old Town, topped but the 14th-century Limassol Castle. The small fortress was built by Crusaders and occupied by the Knights Templar for some time. The location is known for its sweet wine and sugar production, as well as the spot of King Richard the Lionheart's wedding to Berengaria of Navarre. The castle now serves as a medieval museum, with an extensive collection of armor, weapons, and tombstones. At Limassol's main square, travelers will find the Lanitis Art Foundation, with its rotating schedule of innovative exhibitions. Just around the corner is Limassol Cathedral and the palm tree-laden Grand Mosque.
The Fasouri Watermania is a thrilling waterpark with slides and kiddie pools galore. The Polynesian theme will add to the vacation element, and hopefully cool down you and your kids! Other on-site facilities include a massage parlor, shops, restaurants, and a temporary tattoo station. Or for a land version: try the Sayious Adventure Park, another 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.
Take a look at the weather forecast to help decide how to spend your time in Limassol.