There are many reasons why visitors are drawn to the Larnaka region, including a list of unique defining elements that set Larnaka apart from other areas of the island… and give it its very special character!
Ancient City: Larnaka is among the 20 oldest continuously inhabited cities in the world and its rich history of over 10,000 years can be felt through its ancient archaeological sites, churches, architecture and art forms.
World-class Wreck: Larnaka waters are home to one of the top 10 wreck dives in the world; the famous Zenobia, which attracts divers for its size, preserved cargo, diverse marine life, ideal water temperatures and excellent visibility.
Water Sports: The area of Pervolia-Kiti-Mazotos offers the perfect sea and wind conditions for wind and kite surfing, as well as being home to the island’s only licensed beach for such sports. The conditions at Larnaca Bay are also highly favoured by experienced sailors.
Rural Tourism: The Larnaka region has the highest number of agrotourism beds on the island at 43%, as well as some of the most picturesque and charming traditional villages, including Tochni, Kalavasos, Lefkara and Skarinou, amongst others.
Sports Winner: Larnaka has proven itself the island champion of sporting events with an average of 15 annual European and international-scale events of significant status, including cycling, volleyball and shooting.
Faith Tolerant: As the island’s most multicultural town, Larnaka’s Greek Orthodox churches share the region with places of worship for the Muslim, Russian Orthodox, Catholic, Anglican, Evangelical, Armenian and Jewish faiths.