Limassol's Scuba Diving

Limassol is located on the Mediterranean sea. It is one of the most fun and cosmopolitan cities in Cyprus. It is perfect for party lovers because there are exciting events every day. People come to Limassol for family holidays and diving. On the seabed lie sunken ships that have become home to underwater inhabitants. Reefs, rocks and caves form the landscape. You have the chance to see octopus, rockfish and Pomfret.
The main dive spots in Limassol are located at Cape Akrotiri (Greek. Ακρωτήρι). Here you will find a rocky bottom, numerous underwater inhabitants, sunken helicopter, canyons and artificial underwater caves, previously served as tombs.

Getting There

Limassol is located on the Gulf of Akrotiri (Greek. Κόλπος Ακρωτηρίου) at the same distance from two international airports: Paphos and Larnaca. Arriving in one of them, you can continue the journey by bus, car or taxi. Your trip will take 30-40 minutes.


Limassol is located in a Mediterranean climate known for mild winters and long hot summers. The average temperature in the summer months is +28 °C and +10 °C in January. The best time for diving is from June to September, but you can dive from May to October. In season the water near the coast warms up to +32 °C.

Dive Spots near Limassol

Sharks Cove is an interesting dive site. There are no sharks, but octopuses are in abundance. You can explore the rock formations, visit the flooded tunnel, go down the wall of the cliff.
The Tombs dive site is located at a depth of 12 m. Here you will find artificial caves, resembling tombs. The magnificent landscape and a variety of marine life will give you an opportunity to make beautiful photos.