Larnaca – city in Cyprus

Larnaca – Resort town of Cyprus

Area:31.73 km²
Population:51,468
AirportLarnaca Airport (LCA) - 5 km
BeachesMcKenzie Beach, Phinikoudes Beach, Yanathes Beach, Kastella Beach, Faros Beach
Hotels 5 *1
Hotels 4 *5
Hotels 3 *5
Hotels 2 *19
Hotels 1 *2
Apartments70
Malls

Historical reference

Larnaca is a port city at the southern coast of Cyprus. it’s far recognized for the Finikoudes seaside, a sandy strip in the centre of the city surrounded via palm trees by means of the beach prom. lively bars line the waterfront at Mackenzie beach. Close to the shore, the wreak MS Zenobia is a famous diving spot. The ninth-century Saint Lazarus Church houses the tomb of the saint who’s said to have risen from the lifeless.

Thinks to Do

Diving the wreck of the Zenobia
For divers, the main reason to come to Larnaca is the wreck of the Zenobia, a ro-ro ferry that sunk in 1980 on her maiden voyage only a few hundred meters from the harbour due to a fault in the ballast computer. Fully laden with trucks and their cargo, the ship now lies on its side at a depth of 42 meters, with the top of the wreck at 18m and thus easily accessible even to PADI Advanced Open Water divers. If your flight comes in right, you can even see the shadow of the wreck as you land at Larnaca airport!

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