Larnaca Salt lake

Local nameΑλυκή Λάρνακας

Larnaca Salt Lake is a complex network of four salt lakes of different sizes to the west of the city of Larnaca. The largest is lake Aliki, followed by lake Orphani, lake Soros and lake Spiro. They form the second largest salt lake in Cyprus after the Limassol Salt Lake. The total surface area of the lakes adds up to 2.2 km2 and being just off the road leading to Larnaca International Airport is one of the most distinctive landmarks of the area. It is considered one of the most important wetlands of Cyprus and it has been declared a Ramsar site, Natura 2000 site, Special Protected Area under the Barcelona Convention and an Important Bird Area. It is surrounded by halophytic scrubland and on its bank lies the Hala Sultan Tekke, one of the holiest of shrines within Ottoman Islam. It houses the tomb of Umm Haram, Muhammad's 'wet-nurse'.

Tags LakeHidden Gem
Download Download See more
Larnaca: Champagne Sunset Cruise from 333 USD

More information and contact


Address 7499, Cyprus

Coordinates 34°53'43.896" N 33°37'1.673" E

Tours and activities: Larnaca Salt lake

Larnaca: Champagne Sunset Cruise

Mobile voucher
Skip the line
Instant confirmation
from 333 USD

Private Transfer from Larnaca Airport to Nicosia

Mobile voucher
Instant confirmation
from 110 USD

Private Transfer from Larnaca Airport to Ayia Napa

Mobile voucher
Instant confirmation
from 84 USD

Sygic Travel - A Travel Guide in Your Pocket

Download for free and plan your trips with ease
Enter your mobile phone number to receive a direct link to download the app:
Or just search for \"Sygic Travel\" in App Store or Google Play.
Sygic Travel Maps The world's first map app tailored for travelers
Use the app Not now