Hotel and location
The St. Raphael Resort is located on one of the most renowned and largest beaches in Limassol, only a short coastal drive from the lively centre of town, approximately 15 minutes away. From the St. Raphael Resort the Larnaca International Airport is approximately 35 minutes away, and Paphos International Airport is approximately 45 minutes away.
Cyprus is served by two International Airports; Larnaca International Airport, (LCA) and Paphos International Airport, (PFO). More than 50 International Airlines connect Cyprus to the whole world; for more details regarding flights to/from Cyprus, please visit the official website of both airports at http://www.hermesairports.com. Furthermore, domestic communication between both airports and all the major cities on the island is very quick and easy via the extensive highway system.
- The Larnaca International Airport is located about 3km (1.8 miles) from Larnaca, 67km (42 miles) from Limassol and 142 km (88 miles) from Paphos.
- The Paphos International Airport is located about 15km (9 miles) from Paphos, 142 km (88 miles) from Larnaca and about 60km (37 miles) from Limassol.
Please note that participants have the following options for their transfers from /to the airport:
Private Taxi Transfers
Attendees may use or arrange their transfers by taxi. These transfers are bookable online and can be private or shared and the service is guaranteed. Be aware that UBER does not operate in Cyprus, however there are other online platforms that a visitor can book via app his trip by taxi.
Participants may get an airport taxi on arrival at the airport. Service is generally very good, but at times one may have to wait and prices may vary depending on the time of arrival.
Participants may opt to hire a car during their stay, and thus use it for their airport transfers.
Cyprus has a comprehensive public bus network, with extensive inner-city routes and also major city and airport connections. You can find more information at Cyprusbybus.com.
VISA information and Important note for travelers
Non-EU countries passport holders need to obtain a valid VISA from the responsible bodies. The Schengen Visa holder is allowed to travel to Cyprus directly from a Schengen member country without applying for a National Cypriot visa and stay in the Republic of Cyprus for the duration of their Schengen visa.
For further information, please check the European Commission website.