A Spotlight on Limassol

Posted: 16th October 2019 | Written by: Naomi Chadderton

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Located in the heart of Limassol, Cyprus’ most vibrant and internationally diverse coastal city, Limassol Marina has established itself as a sought-after superyacht destination for visitors worldwide, offering full service combined with an enticing lifestyle epitomised by living on the sea.

Perfectly located to offer a warm winter base or a transit stop-off for superyachts en route to the UAE for a Christmas and New Year charter in the Indian Ocean, a special 'lock-in' berthing offer for yachts 35M+ is available with prior bookings this year, encouraging guests to enjoy one of the Eastern Mediterranean’s most cosmopolitan city marinas this winter.

Comprised of 650 berths for yachts up to 110m in size, Limassol Marina provides every modern convenience and comfort to yacht owners and operators, whether as a home port or cruising destination, and delivers a comprehensive concierge service to cater every need. The project also offers exciting real estate opportunities consisting of exclusive villas and luxury apartments on the sea, with private berths or direct access to the beach.

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Positioned at the crossroads of three continents, Cyprus is easily accessible to most European, Middle Eastern and Asian countries by both air and sea, also making it a convenient destination of choice for any operation looking to establish presence in the central or East Mediterranean.

An award-winning marina

Limassol Marina is the recent recipient of the prestigious ‘5 Gold Anchor Platinum Award’, the highest distinction for exceptional marinas across the globe for the provision of outstanding customer services and facilities. It became the fifth marina in the world to have received such an esteemed accolade, and also holds notable Blue Flag Marina status for environmental management and sustainable development.

An exciting winter destination

Although sunny all year-round, the winter is a particularly wonderful time to experience Limassol Marina, with its plethora of exceptional waterfront restaurants, high-end designer boutiques, shops, spa, fitness club and beach. There’s also a variety of exciting events and concerts which are held at its cultural centre, in its main square and in the centre of Limassol’s old town. Just a short stroll from the marina, the cosmopolitan city of Limassol is as popular with locals as with visitors at any time of year. Full of character, the area is an eclectic mix of rich tumultuous history, a pulsating nightlife, tantalising gastronomy and high-end shopping. Limassol also provides the perfect base for discovering and exploring the beauty and culture of the surrounding region. From long sandy beaches to traditional Cypriot villages, ancient landmarks, every adventure sport imaginable, nature trails and wineries – Limassol offers never ending entertainment for all tastes.

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Marina services and facilities

Limassol Marina is operated and managed by Camper & Nicholsons Marinas in partnership with Francoudi & Stephanou Marinas, combining the globally renowned Camper & Nicholsons excellence in services and facilities with the best of local expertise. A dedicated team of highly experienced professionals is available throughout the year to provide a full range of service and support, both in and around the marina. Superyachts berthing at the marina benefit from two large capacity floating dry-docks within 1NM and an in-house boatyard at the marina for light repairs and maintenance, which is served by a 100-ton travel lift and slipway. All international brands including Caterpillar, MTU and MAN are represented by reputable, top-tier service agents who will ensure that all your technical requirements are met, as and when you need them.

Crew

Crew staying at the marina benefit from fantastic discounts and preferential rates at the Marina’s gym, spa, bars, shops and restaurants, and are invited to join in the active programme of activities and entertainment taking place throughout the year.

Berths

Berths at Limassol Marina are available for short or long-term mooring and bespoke and flexible winter berthing packages are also available. This winter, superyachts of 35M can take advantage of the special ‘lock in’ rate, so click here to book your berth and receive a bespoke quotation.

Images: Camper & Nicholsons, Pixabay

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