Limassol has a Subtropical-Mediterranean climate where the general temperature levels during the summer vary from warm to hot. The winters are usually very mild while springs and autumns are short and overall pleasant.
The Port of Limassol became a major seaport of the Republic of Cyprus in 1974. In 2019 Limassol Marina became one of the five best marinas in the world, providing outstanding customer service and facilities. Limassol Marina received the prestigious «5 Gold Anchor Platinum» award, the highest distinction of the Global Gold Anchor Scheme for exceptional marinas around the world.
The annual Wine Festival of Cyprus takes place in the Limassol Municipal Garden during the first week of September.