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Marina is situated in the bay of Larnaca and lies
110 nautical miles from Beirut and Tripoli, 182
n.m. from Tel-Aviv, 230 n.m. from Port-Said and
300 n.m. from Rhodes. The position of the Marina
is 34 deg. 55 min. North - 33 deg. 38 min. East.
The Marina an official Port of Entry, has berthing
facilities for 450 yachts of various sizes.
minimum depth of the useable part of the Marina
is approximately 1.5M and the maximum is 4.5M.
The nature of sea bed is mud and sand. The Marina
is entirely protected from all weather conditions.
Access to the Marina is controlled and limited
to yacht owners and crews. The Marina has security
guard on a 24hour basis.
All yachts moored in the Marina may use every
facility and service available, at a reasonable
Water Supplied on board (free of charge)
Electricity Supplied on all quays at 240 volts/50HZ.
Telephone, Telex and Fax Services are available
at the Marina office.
Fuel is available at the end of the main North
Yacht Repair/Facilities: A unit for the hauling/launching
and servicing/repairing of yachts operates within
Laundry-Showers-Lockers-Post Office boxes: Available
within the Marina.
Public Address system to all areas.
- Serviced Asphalted Hard standing areas.
- Independent Brokerage.
- Dry Cleaners.
- Mini Market, food and Provisions store.
- Duty Free Shop
- Toilets, Showers and Coin Operated washing Machines.
- Osmosis treatment unit.
- Travel Hoist 40 tons.
Charges: These vary according to the duration
of stay and the length of the vessel. As charges
are liable to change please contact for any further
Telex: 4500 CYTMAR
Tel: (24) 653110, Fax: (24) 624110
Yachts coming to or leaving Cyprus, can clear
Customs and Immigration formalities from within
Larnaca Marina Amateur Maritime Mobile Net:
A radio service for yacht persons operating daily
on 14.313MHZ from 09.00-10,00 GMT.
Larnaca Marina has a Marine VHF communication
service on a 24hrs basis (Listening: Ch16 Working
Sheraton Pleasure Harbor
The pleasure Harbor, located at longitude 33 deg.
11 min. - latitude 34deg. 42min. is a very special
feature of the Resort, ideal for motor and sailing
There is 24-hour security with guards patrolling
the Pleasure Harbor grounds for the safety of
The breakwater is constructed in such a way as
to protect the harbor from waves up to 5 meters
Fire fighting equipment is installed throughout
the Harbor reaching all yachts within the area.
The space available for each yacht is fully supported
by a Mediterranean type mooring system for stern
There are 227 berths accommodating boats up to
30m LOA and 4m draught. Yachts are moored stern-on
to 3 concrete piers with all facilities, including
connected freshwater, electricity, telephone,
TV and hooked-up in-house video.
- Shuttle bus to/from town
- Public bus transportation
- Taxi rank
- Floodlit Harbor
- Public Address System
- Ample parking
- Toilets and Showers
- Slipway maximum LOA 8,5m
- Storage on the "Hard"
- Laundry and Dry Cleaners
- Ship Chandler
- Mini Market and shops
- Pleasure Harbor General Stores
- Workshop for scrubbing off, painting, electrical
or any other repairs and maintenance are available.
- Marine Hoist up to 60 tons capacity.
are part of the clientele of the resort and have
access to all Sheraton Hotel facilities.
Yachts coming to, or leaving Cyprus can clear
Customs and Immigration formalities from within
the pleasure Harbor Offices.
further information please apply to:
Limassol Sheraton Pleasure Harbor
P.O. Box 51064, Telex: 3229
Tel: (25) 321100 ext. 3312, Fax: (25) 324394
There are 10 daily and 5 weekly newspapers published
on the island. One of the dailies and one of the
weeklies are in English and together with periodicals
of weekly or monthly issue, they cover a wide
variety of subjects.
Most UK, and some other European as well as Arabic
Newspapers are on sale in Cyprus usually one day
after the day of issue.
Cyprus Broadcasting Corporation (CyBC) - Radio
Programs transmit on 3 programs on both AM
and FM but only "program Two" broadcasts
programs in English.
Program Two - FM 91.1 MHz
Program Two is on the air from 06:30 in the
morning to midnight and transmits programs
in English, Turkish, Russian, Armenian and
Arabic. The English program consists of news
bulletins, followed by weather forecasts,
currency rates, cultural events at 10:00,
13:30 news in English, 14:00 and 20:00 hours
useful and entertaining information and music
(classical and popular International).
are numerous other private Radio stations
which transmit their own programs, in both
English and Greek.
(British Forces Broadcasting Service). Radio
BFBS in on the air 24 hours a day with programs
in English, designed for British Bases personnel.
include news bulletins, music, competitions, local
In Cyprus, one can receive the following channels
transmits in Channel 1 and Channel 2.
(daily 1:00 - 16:00)
Television - ET 1.
TV - Cypriot private
- Cypriot private channel.
1 - Greek private channel television
- Lumiere TV - Pay TV channel.
- Sports channel (Pay TV)
- British Forces TV.
hotels have installed satellite transmission
and receive other channels i.e.: Mega Channel,
CNN, BBC, SKY, NBC, SUPER CHANNEL, ORT, e.t.c.
programs are broadcast in color and the television
service provides some of the best TV entertainment
(mainly in English) from British, American and
other sources, in addition to Greek and locally-produced
care needs in Cyprus are met through:
Hospitals and private clinics are mostly concentrated
in urban areas, while health centers, sub-centers,
and dispensaries function in the rural areas,
providing a network to meet the medical needs
of the whole population.
All General Hospitals as well as some private
clinics have casualty departments for emergency
Medical treatment and assistance is offered to
international tourists in case of health emergencies
at the Ambulatory and Emergency Department of
Government Hospitals/institutions free of charge.
Holiday-makers can also make use of their social
insurance which covers medical expenses, provided
that this insurance covers the length of their
stay on the island.
Almost all brands of manufactured medicines are
available in Cyprus. Local newspapers list pharmacies
which are open during the night and on weekends/holidays.
Most hotels make arrangements for Medical services
for their guests upon request. The majority of
doctors are English speaking.
Private doctors visiting hours (on weekdays) :
09:00 - 13:00 hrs & 16:00 - 19:00 hrs
Lefkosia General Hospital: +357 22 60 30 00 (Accidents & Emergency) First Aid: 112 199
Lemesos General Hospital: +357 25 80 11 00, 25 30 57 70
Larnaka General Hospital: +357 24 80 05 00, 24 80 03 69
Pafos General Hospital: +357 26 80 31 45, 26 80 31 00
Famagusta General Hospital: +357 23 200 000
Polis Hospital: +357 26 82 18 00
Kyperounta Hospital: +357 25 80 67 00
Agros Rural Health Centre: +357 25 52 13 17
Platres Rural Health Centre: +357 25 42 13 24
converted from the Imperial system of weights
and measures to the Metric system, in 1987.
Weather temperature reports are now given in degrees
Celsius, Petrol is sold by the liter, grocery
items are in grams and kilograms, fabric lengths
in meters, and road speeds posted in kilometers
driving a motorcycle please have in mind the following:
- The rider and pillion rider of a motor cycle
must always wear a crash helmet.
- Motor-cyclist driving an auto-cycle (less than
50cc) can not carry any passenger over 12 years
- It is strictly forbidden to drive racing-motor-cycles
within the town boundaries of the coastal holiday
resorts, and towns between 18:00 hrs and 08:00
hrs. One may contact the Area Police Division
for further guidance as to in which areas motor-cycling
When hiring a motorcycle please have in mind the
If the customer wishes a full-comprehensive insurance
cover, an extra sum, PER DAY, is added to the
motor-cycle rental tariff, i.e.: CY3,00 - CY5,00
for motor-cycles up to 70cc., CY4,00 - CY8,00
for motor-cycles over 70cc.
- Unlimited mileage.
- The International Motor-Cycle-Driving License
is valid in Cyprus. Visitors may also drive vehicles
using their national Motor-Cycle-Driving License,
provided this is valid in their own country for
the class of vehicle they wish to drive. Otherwise,
temporary Motor- Cycle Driving license can be
obtained from the District Police Stations for
a period of 6 months.
- 17 years old persons may not drive any vehicles,
other than the Auto Cycles (49cc). Persons over
18 years old may drive motorcycles of any category.
- Firms hiring motor-cycles and auto-cycles can
be found in all towns and holiday resorts.
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