Governor’s beach is next to Pentakomo Village, approximately 20Km east of Limassol. It is among the most famous beaches in Limassol and of Cyprus island. The white rocks carved by the sea waves and salt, in combination of the deep blue of the sea, create a scenery of spectacular beauty which is visited by many visitors each year.
The coastline is formed by smaller coves that can attract the visitor who is looking for rest and tranquillity. It is an ideal destination for families and children.
Governor’s beach is one of crystal clear waters and sandy beach. The facilities of the beach include WCs, showers, sunbeds with umbrellas, and along the coastline you can find water sports, cafes, restaurants, a playground and a camping site. During the summer season there are lifeguards on duty with all their first aid equipment.
The access to the beach is easy and can be accessed with car, bus. The beach is also accessible to the disabled. This is also a blue flag awarded beach.
The beach was named as Governor’s beach during the English occupation, because at this location was the house of the then Governor. After the English occupation the Governor’s holiday house was taken under the Cyprus Republic authority. The real name of the beach is Kalymnos. Kalymnos naming derived from the Kalymnos island of Greece, because sponge gatherers from that island used to gather sponges at the location.