is the oldest living city in Cyprus and was originally known as Kition, unlike
other ancient cities of Cyprus, which were abandoned by their inhabitants,
Larnaca has existed on the same site for over 6000 years. It attracts many
visitors, and today approximately three million travelers and tourists enter
Cyprus through Larnaca International Airport, Port and the Marina.
town is large enough to have everything you may need but still is not
overcrowded, especially at its beautiful beaches which extend for 25
Kilometers. It is the third largest town in Cyprus, with a population of 60,000
and is a busy commercial centre as well as a popular holiday resort.
the most pleasant seafront areas in the whole of Cyprus is Larnaca’s palm tree
lined promenade, “Phinikoudes”. This beautiful strip along Athens Avenue has a
long sandy beach and accommodates some of the best hotels, cafés, pubs, clubs
and restaurants in town. The activity along this famous area of Larnaca is
bustling and friendly and is non-stop during day and night, summer, winter,
springtime and fall. Beach fans and swimmers mingle with tourists visiting the
museums and historic buildings. Together with the locals, they enjoy the large
variety of drinks, food and entertainment on offer and leisurely walks along
archaeological sites and six museums are in the centre of Larnaca within
sports, sea activities and cruises are readily available and if you like shops,
you have plenty of that too. There is good medical care and all levels of
international schools, making Larnaca one of the best places to residence.