Larnaca or Limassol

Which suits you best – Larnaca or Limassol

Are you planning your perfect Cyprus holiday or looking to shift to Cyprus for work? Each city in Cyprus is beautiful in its own way, some of the cities are filled with party spirit and some of the other cities are good for quiet and peaceful stay.
Many people are confused about where to stay in Cyprus, while Limassol is a metropolitan city and Larnaca is a bit more peaceful alternative.
Both the Larnaca and Limassol have unusual qualities and let’s get to know the highlights of both cities.

Larnaca or Limassol


Although Larnaca is a third largest city of Cyprus with a population of about 140,000, it has got the major flight connectivity to the Island because of the Larnaca Airport.

Larnaca is just a 30-minute drive from the capital Nicosia that means you won’t be required to travel far for your needs. Larnaca is a perfect place for someone planning to stay in Cyprus for a long term, it has got a relaxing environment, Cheap housing, quiet beaches and lower cost of living as well. Aiya Napa is also located close to the city which makes it a great place to relax and party.

You will love to explore the city through walking along the sideways, there’s something special about discovering a hidden park, or having coffee with the locals in a random cafe off the tourist trail that makes for really special memories.

Larnaca or Limassol


It is the second largest city in Cyprus after the capital Nicosia and the most populated city in Cyprus with about 280,000 population.

Limassol has been ranked by TripAdvisor as the 3rd up-and-coming tourist destination in the world, because of the metropolitan nature of city, energetic crowd and 24*7 party atmosphere.  

Not just that, Limassol has grown considerably in the past few years with the increase in the number of school and universities which made a national capital of education.

This town is also popular amongst tourists for its Greek-style buildings; many have been restored with their original structure, many people call it a “little Russia” of Cyprus because of the highest population of Russians in comparison to other locations.

If you are a more outgoing person with a lot of enthusiasm then this can be the perfect city for you.