Governor's Beach

Governor's Beach is a serene and picturesque beach situated on the southern coast of Cyprus, nestled between the cities of Limassol and Larnaca. The beach gets its name from the British colonial governors who once frequented the location for leisure pursuits. Today, it serves as a popular spot for both locals and tourists seeking a quieter beach experience away from the bustling tourist areas. The beach is renowned for its unique geology, characterized by large, smooth rocks sculpted by waves over time. These rocks provide a striking landscape and form sheltered coves and pools, making them perfect spots for swimming and snorkeling. The beach is divided into three smaller beaches by white rocks, which add to its charm. There's also a small private beach nestled between the cliffs that can be discovered by swimming along the beach. The waters of Governor's Beach are warm, shallow, and crystal clear, which combined with the secluded nature of the beach, makes it an ideal getaway for those seeking tranquility. The beach is also a preferred choice for families with children, who enjoy exploring the rocks and caves along the shoreline. Governor's Beach offers a variety of amenities for its visitors. There are several dining facilities in the vicinity, including restaurants and cafes that serve fresh seafood and traditional Cypriot cuisine. A nearby bar also offers a range of refreshments. For a small fee, visitors can avail themselves of showers located by the beach. The beach is accessible via a motorway, followed by a short walk down from a spacious and free parking area that offers beautiful views of the sea. For those interested in exploring the area further, hiking trails wind through the surrounding hills and cliffs, offering breathtaking views of the coastline and the opportunity to observe the unique local flora and fauna. Despite its many attractions, Governor's Beach remains relatively undiscovered by large tourist crowds, making it an ideal destination for those seeking an authentic beach experience. It's also known for hosting an annual kite festival during the summer months, where colorful kites of all shapes and sizes fill the sky above the beach, offering an array of activities and events for visitors of all ages to enjoy.

What to do at Governor's Beach?


Governor's Beach amenities include parking and shower.


You can enjoy a refreshing drink at one of the bars situated on the beach.


You can enjoy one of the restaurants at the beach while soaking up the sun.

Visitor Reviews

Visitor reviews highlight the tranquility and beauty of the beach, with its warm shallow water, clear blue ocean, and unique features such as white rocks and caves. The beach's secluded location and the feeling of having a 'private' beach are particularly appreciated by visitors. However, some visitors mention the inconvenience of a small walk from the parking area to the beach.

Where is Governor's Beach?

Latitude: 34.7174173 / Longitude: 33.2744122

Governor's Beach is located in Cyprus. The following map of Governor's Beach shows the exact location.

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