Limassol Weather November Averages, Cyprus
What's the Weather like in Limassol in November
In Limassol, the month of November is autumn season. What this means for holidaymakers is that the city will be relatively calm as there won't be too many tourists. People on holiday in Limassol in November will also enjoy fair weather. Average temperatures are still around 17°C which is roughly 63°F, much higher than the UK in November, offering the potential for winter sun!
Average highs are 21°C (70°F) and average low temperatures in the evening drop to12°C (54°F) which may mean a jacket is required. The temperatures are usually high during the day and cold at night when the sea breeze cools things down. Therefore, holidaymakers should pack some warm clothing for those chilly nights. November is also a rainy month in Limassol, although not as much as the winter months.
Rainfall & Sunshine
It receives an average of 49mm of precipitation and has an average of 7 rainy days, with the sun shining an average of 7 hours per day. The weather is more varied but definitely still enjoyable in November, take a look at the weather forecast near the time of your travels so you know what to expect.
Hotels in Limassol in November
Poseidonia Beach (Amathus Area) is one of the first modern hotels built in Cyprus, and you can really notice the Greek nautical theme in the names: Aegean Coffee Shop, Neptune Ballroom, Odyssea Bar, Deity Spa, Olympus Boardroom and, of course, the Amphitrite Presidential Suite. All rooms are available with inland or sea view, equipped with A/C and heating, carpets, bathtub, satellite TV, mini fridge, and safe. Poseidonia Beach hotel also features a business center, beauty salon, boutique shops, laundry service, bike rental, beach volleyball, watersports, and tennis courts.
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' drive.
Hit the Beach
If you have an itch to get out of the city, take a bus out to Kourion beach, where you'll find the archaeological ruins of Kourion or Curium. The beach lies just 17 kilometres from Limassol, just beyond the rough cliffs of the Akrotiri peninsula. At Kourion Beach you'll find a few beach tavernas--but be cautioned, the strong currents of the southern end are only to be braved by the strongest of swimmers, particularly in the autumn and winter seasons. The sea is quite warm and has an average temperature of 22°C, which is excellent for swimming.
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 is also lountza, pork fillet, loukanika smoked sausage, and tiropites, which are cheeses wrapped in phyllo dough.
Be sure to try the delicious desserts available at many Cypriot restaurants. Loukoumades are fried balls in syrup, loukoumi (otherwise known as Turkish Delight) and quince preserves.
Things to Do in Limassol in Novemebr
During November, holidaymakers will have the chance to witness the Cyprus Rally. The event was first held in 1971 and used to be held in May, but the dates were recently changed to November. The rally event lasts for three days and drivers are expected to navigate the mountain roads of Troodos and some of the streets of Limassol which can be exciting.
The Rainbow Festival is also held in November. The festival's organizers hold the event annually as they want to eradicate racism from the island. It brings people from all walks of life, from the very affluent in society to the refugees.
People on holiday should also tour the wineries and vineyards in November. The weather is quite cool and it will be easier to visit the fields. It is interesting to see how the Cypriots have kept their wine making industry alive for hundreds of years. Holidaymakers will also have the chance to sample some of the Limassol's excellent wine.
Aphrodite's Rock lies 43 kilometers west of Limassol. This is where the goddess Aphrodite is said to have emerged from the waves. Two large rocks sit in the shallow surf, and are one of Cyprus' most photographed scenes. It is said to have inspired Botticeli's famous painting, the Birth of Venus.
If you're looking for a fun place to shop, head over to Mymall, the largest shopping center on the island. You'll find everything from shoes and jewelry to ice rink and bowling alley. You can also check out the high-end department stores between Makarios Ave and Anexartisias Ave. Then spend the rest of the evening burning the midnight oil along the seafront nightclubs, karaoke bars and ice cream parlors.