Limassol is based on the southern coastline of Cyprus, and approximately 40 miles east of Paphos airport. It’s the second largest urban area in Cyprus after Nicosia. For tourists who love the surge of water, Limassol is blessed with miles of sun kissed coastline. Apart from soaking in the sunshine and swimming in the waters of Blue flag beaches, Limassol has many exciting water sport activities.
There is a choice of hotel accommodation located just a few minutes’ walk from the pool facilities, making this a very convenient training venue.
The Dassoudi Swimming Pool is located in the centre of Limassol adjacent to the beach. This 50m outdoor pool has 8 lanes and is heated. There are changing facilities at the pool and an excellent viewing grandstand. Session times are from 6-8 & 12-14 or 8-10 & 14-16. After 16:00 hrs local clubs use the pool.
Lanes are confirmed by the Cyprus National Sports Federation and are subject to availability.
- 1 x 50m x 25m outdoor pool with 8 lanes
- 1 x 22m pool with 4 lanes
- Pool has floodlights & viewing grandstand
- Pool has starting blocks & timing clock
- Open all year / heated during winter
- Land training gym available locally
WC, shower & lockers
3* Park Beach Hotel
Located on Limassol’s sandy beach, Park Beach Hotel has been recently refurbished and offers air-conditioned rooms with balcony or terrace. It has a large outdoor swimming pool, a sauna and a gym.
Park Beach rooms are tastefully decorated featuring hard-wood floors. They are equipped with a satellite TV and they all have a private bathroom with bathtub. Some rooms also enjoy sea view.
The hotel includes 1 indoor restaurant serving Cypriot and international cuisine, while there is also an open-air restaurant. The poolside bar offers light snacks and drinks and hosts live music events most of the evenings.
The Dassoudi pool facilities are just a 5 minute (500m) walk away
4* Atlantica Miramare Beach Hotel
This 4-star holiday resort enjoys a peaceful setting overlooking the beach in Limassol. Soak up the sun here or in the spacious outdoor swimming pool. An indoor pool is also available for the cooler months.
Dine on à la carte dishes in the open air at the restaurant, or choose from lighter options at the poolside brasserie. A total of 6 drinking and dining venues are found on site, ranging from the lobby bar to a steak restaurant.
Each room is air-conditioned and opens onto a private balcony.
Direct flights to Cyprus are available from many UK regional airports into both Paphos or Larnaca airports. The city of Limassol is equidistant between both airports with transfers taking approximately 45 minutes. Direct scheduled flights are with British Airways, but now with airlines such as Monarch and Cyprus Airways no longer operating, many of the routes are now serviced by Easyjet, Ryanair and Jet2. Flights can be quoted for!