Limassol Weather June Averages, Cyprus
What's the Weather like in Limassol in June
June is a great month to go on holiday to Limassol. The beautiful port city of Cyprus is in the middle of its long summer season and has long, hot days and relatively short, cool nights. During the month, Limassol experiences average temperatures of 75°F (24°C) with highs averaging 27°C (81°F) and lows averaging 20°C (68°F). This is wonderful weather and heat has not reached its peak yet but people planning to go on holiday to Limassol should still pack a lot of light clothing and sun-screen.
June is also an extremely dry month, as it receives a mere 4mm of rainfall throughout the month and only has 1 day of rainfall. Therefore, holidaymakers will be able to tour the city without worrying about it raining.
There are a full 12 hours of beautiful sunlight per day in June.
Hotels in Limassol in June
Harmony Bay (74 Georgiou A' Avenue, Germasogeia) is a 3-star hotel that caters toward a modest but comfortable lifestyle. Rooms are fresh and minimalist in design, available for couples or families, with sea views and balconies. Guests may choose from bed and breakfast, half-board, or all-inclusive options. Limassol, and its shops and attractions are just a few minutes away by car.
Greenfield Country Club
Greenfield Country Club (2 Isavellas Street, Germasogeia, Germasogeia) is a modest, boutique accommodation, a hospitable oasis just outside of Limassol proper. The hotel offers a selection of apartments just 5-10 minutes' drive from the beach, and features its own pool, cozy courtyard, and welcoming owners.
Hit the Beach
The sea is quite warm in Jun with an average temperature of 24°C in June, as such, the beach is crowded as holidaymakers will be enjoying a cooling swim.
June is a hot month in Cyprus, and the beaches are all the more enticing for the cooling water but take care in the sun. Closest to Limassol is Dassoudi Beach, a dark pebble beach just three kilometers to the east. It tends to be one of the most popular areas and can be crowded as it is equipped with all the standard amenitiesunbeams, changing rooms, and snack bars.
Further east is Governor's Beach, a tranquil, pleasant stretch of sand dotted with a few restaurants and hotels scattered around. Its shallow waters, white cliffs and nature trails make it a fun spot for kids and other adventurous tourists. Nearby, visitors can check out the Neolithic site of Mesovouni and the monastery of Agios Georgics Alamanos.
West of Limassol is Avdimou Beach, a huge stretch of sand with shallow waters. The area is protected and very safe for swimming, but tends to be exposed to the sun's rayso be sure to bring sunblock.
Bars and Restaurants
A safe bet in terms of catching a good menu in Limassol is the Carob mill (Vasilissis Street), a collection of restaurants in the Old Port. In Limassol, the Carob Company owns six restaurants, a cafe-bar, a microbrewery and four take-away outlets. Stop by the mill complex to try dishes at their Artima Bistro (Mediterranean), Karatello Tavern (Cypriot), Stretto Cafe (snacks), and Draught Microbrewery (International).
Or dine at the Four Seasons' (67/69 Amathountos St, Ag.Tychonas) creative Greek restaurant Mavrommatis, with classical Mediterranean dishes with a continental flair. The hotel's Italian selection, Vivaldi, won the Best Hotel Restaurant award six years in a row. Their exceptional Al Fresco Terrace, open in the summer, has stunning views across the Mediterranean.
Things to Do in Limassol in June
The city of fun, as Limassol is commonly referred to by the locals, is alive with numerous festivals in June. The most famous festival is the Russian-Cypriot festival. This festival, which was created to boost relations between Cyprus and Russia, is hosted by the Russian embassy, a Cyprus-based Russian newspaper called the "Cyprus Advertiser" and the Limassol Municipality. The festival lasts for two days. On the first day, Russian and Cyprus businesses alike show the public some of their products. On the second day, there is a concert where the local children entertain the public.
The Shakespearean festival is also held in June at the ancient amphitheater of Kurion. The event is hosted by the Society for Chest Diseases. The proceeds are used to treat people with acute chest diseases. Furthermore, the Kataklysmos festival is usually held in June. The festival is also known as the festival of the flood and is held to celebrate the story of Noah's Ark. Any of these cultural events could be worth a visit by discerning tourists who want a break from the beach.
Visitors should check out the ruins of ancient Amathus, just 11 kilometers east of Limassol. According to legend, this is where Theseus abandoned pregnant Ariadne after he fought the Minotaur. The port city was settled around 1000 b.c.e. and enjoyed a period of prosperity under Roman rule, but fell after a few earthquakes around the 4th century. Among the ruins are a Byzantine basilica, Agora pillars, an Acropolis, and Temple of Aphrodite.