Visitors arrive at Larnaca International airport and there are buses and taxis into the city. The main Larnaca bus station is on Georgiou Gennadiou, near the municipal market, where there are buses to the port, to Kolossi and to the main tourist strip. There are also daily buses from Larnaca castle to Kourion and to Governor's Beach. As for visiting local sights you are best hiring a car.
There are daily inter-city bus services to all the main resorts and an urban bus network but most visitors use one of the many taxis found throughout Larnaca. Inter-city Service Taxis are also common with regular runs to Nicosia, Larnaka and Pafos. your hotel will have the details and taxis will usually pick you up from the hotel.
There's the wide range of hotels and apartments available in Limassol but almost all of them are spread along the 9km coastal tourist strip and almost all cater mainly for package holiday bookings. There are a few independent small hotels in the old town with the cheapest to be found to the east of the castle.
Although many independent hotels only offerbasic facilities they are still good value. More upmarket independent hotels can be found in the northeast of Limassol at the end of the tourist strip.
Limassol has a huge number of restaurants. The main beach tourist strip is jammed with burger and chip restaurants and bars while the old town has more authentic Cypriot cuisine at more reasonable prices. Cypriot food is similar to Greek and Turkish.
Limassol boasts of being a city that never sleeps and visitors can take a pick of a different bar every night, even on a month-long holiday. The same goes for the clubs catering for the younger tourist crowd. There are the usual British style pubs for those missing home.
There are plenty of cash machines in Larnaca — most of the banks on the tourist strip have an ATM.
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