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Make a holiday rental apartment or villa in Governors Beach, Cyprus your home away from home

Lying on the south coast of Limassol, Cyprus, Governors Beach was the pick of the beaches for the British Governors during colonial days. The beach is still highly popular today, and has been awarded the highly coveted European Blue Flag for cleanliness and safety for many years. A holiday rental villa on Governors Beach has fantastic access to all that is beast about Limassol, from the towns of Larnica and Limassol to the dramatic peak of Mount Troodos, the archaeological marvels of Nicosia to the glorious cove beaches that line the coastline.

Things to do in Governors Beach, Cyprus

Of course, the beach life ranks very highly on the list of things to do from Governors Beach accommodation. The beach is the best for swimming and sunbathing in the whole of southern Cyprus due to its wonderfully fine, clean sands and crystal clear, shallow waters. Family holidays are particularly popular from a villa in Governors Beach as conditions are safe and there are a huge number of secluded coves along the coast for those who prefer a little privacy on the beach. The white rocks which mark the western end of Governors beach are a perfect spot to go snorkelling or fishing too. There are in fact a great range of water sports to enjoy in the sea, especially sailing and windsurfing, with equipment rental and lessons readily available.

The countryside that separates Governors Beach from the Troodos Mountains are perfect for walking and horse riding excursions. The land is wonderfully lush and natural, and the surrounding hills are a maze of nature trails and paths, suitable to tackle on foot or on horseback. The region is a wonderfully romantic one, known for its dramatic sunrises.

Many people head to Governors Beach in the evenings for their evening meal. There are a great range of tavernas and restaurants along the back of the beach, letting you eat sublime seafood watching the sun dipping below the watery horizon. There are few settings as romantic for a meal than the restaurants of Governors Beach.

Places to visit on holiday to Governors Beach, Cyprus

The historic city of Limassol is a fantastic place to visit during your stay in Governors Beach. If you can bear to tear yourself away from the beach, the impressive Berengaria Castle is well worth exploration, whilst the ancient finds in Curium and Amathunta are truly inspiring. The calendar in Limassol is filled with events and festivals, attracting visitors and Cypriots from many regions, especially during the summer months. Every night sees Limassol turn into a hive of activity, and if you are looking for a great night out from a self catering Governors Beach villa on night, the short trip to Limassol city is an excellent option to have.

Weather in Governors Beach, Cyprus

The fantastic beach at Governors Beach is perfectly complimented by the fantastic climate in which the region basks. During July and August, temperatures touching 40˚C are not unheard of, but the reliable, gentle sea breezes mean that the air remains fresh and feeling cool. The almost impossibly long summers mean that you can bask in glorious temperatures from May, right through until late September.

Travel to Governors Beach, Cyprus

A holiday rental in Governors Beach is accessible from both Larnaca Airport (LCA), which lies just 20 minutes away and Paphos Airport (PHO), 35 minutes away. Larnaca Airport is extremely well served by flights from the UK, which arrive from more than ten British airports, predominantly provided by Thomas Cook Airlines and ThomsonFly.

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                                  Lovely place to stay

                                  5 of 5
                                  If you are wanting quite and peace away from the main areas this is definitely the place to be ,,, it's so peaceful ,,, Jane the owner is lovely and goes out her way to make sure you have a pleasant stay. She has a little dog Suzy whom is lovely and there are 4 cats about who hang around one did make rather good friends with my husband whom don't like cats ,,, but he was fine,, the area it self is beautiful and a nice walk to the village shop which stocks are very good and has the essentials,,, the property it self was just how the pictures are in advert, in fact the real thing is much better ,, we had the pool to our selfs which was a God sent as it was hot and was nice to cool off ,, Jane the owner does have a swim sometimes in the evening but we wasn't bothered. We will be definitely be going back to this place for the peace and quite ,,,,,,,,,,,,
                                  • Review Submitted: 22-Jun-2016
                                  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016

                                  A lot of highlights and some small shadows

                                  4 of 5
                                  We (3 German adults on business purposes) were the first renters after the four months winter break - and booked the property only 40 hours before arrival. But the house keeper made a very good job, and nearly everything was very well prepared for our two weeks stay. The villa is located a little bit outside of the village of Maroni, the next major supermarket is some kilometers away, so you better rent a car. By GPS, the villa was easy to find, even there were a lot of left and right turns. The villa has three similar bed rooms and two bath rooms with shower in the upper floor, and one bath room with a tub in first floor, where also the big kitchen and the wide living room are. All rooms are located on the southern side of the building, built in 2008. Everything you need for a longer stay is provided, maybe not always best quality, but enough and not damaged. The internet was fast (20 MBit download, 5 MBit upload). While the air conditions in the bed rooms were heating properly, the one in the living room didn't (at the end of winter time, we had temperatures by night lower than 10 degrees Celsius). But the house keeper helped us with an infrared heater, so it became warm soon. That's of course not a problem for summer time, the air condition worked well in cooling mode. There is also a gas fire place, but the room is too big to warm it properly by this. The only real problem we had, was the warm water, which should be warmed by solar panels. But the pipes at the tank leaked, so cold waters was refilled all the time. So we had to use the electricity to heat the water when needed (and better one hour before). But I'm sure, this problem will be fixed soon. So in total, we were very satisfied with this great villa - and we will come back next year!
                                  • Review Submitted: 08-Mar-2016
                                  • Date of Stay: Feb 2016

                                  Well situated apt in a peaceful friendly village.

                                  4 of 5
                                  A very tasteful and nicely furnished apt, with a wonderful panoramic view. Was great to also have a couple of local village tavernas for evening meals within easy walking distance from the apt after exploring the many sights and places of interest in the area during the day. It was a wonderful short winter break, with good weather.
                                  • Review Submitted: 12-Dec-2015
                                  • Date of Stay: Dec 2015