Governor's Beach, Limassol
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The Governor's Beach is located in the Limassol region. It is a 2 km shoreline, with sandy beaches, deep crystal waters and a blue flag waving. The area is unknown to most locals and tourists.
The name Governor's Beach derives from a former British governor who spent much of his time sunning himself here, such were the onerous demands of high office.
The beach is about 40 km west of Larnaca and 30 km east of Limassol and well beyond the city tourist strip, but it is still popular enough to get a daily bus service. The beach lies down some steps well off the main Nicosia/Limasol highway at the bottom of white cliffs, which are in sharp contrast to the dark sand below that gets very hot in high summer.