Larnaca Salt Lake, Larnaca

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  • Address: Larnaca Salt Lake, Larnaca, Cyprus
  • Timings: 24-hrs Details
  • Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Waterfront, Family And Kids, Lake, Nature
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About Larnaca Salt Lake, Larnaca

You know a place is worth visiting when it boasts a legend of it’s own. It’s said that once when Lazarus asked an old woman here for refreshments, she refused and gave the lie of her vines having all dried up. Lazarus cursed her to forevermore suffer dry vines and a salty water. The curse might have actually worked: the water of the lake evaporates in the summer, leaving a salty residue crusting the earth – scientists suspect that the culprit for the salt is seawater that seeps intrhough the porous rock. Though it looks unassuming, the lake is actually a major bird conservatory and migratory stop. It’s truly magnificent in the winter when thousands of pink flamingos flock here to mate. These beautiful and graceful birds are a photographer’s delight. The area surrounding the lake is beautiful, and the Hala Sultan Tekke is right next door. You can troll here for hours.

Larnaca Salt Lake Information

  • Wear hardy shoes.

Larnaca Salt Lake Opening and Closing Hours

  • Recommended time to visit is during sunset

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Larnaca Salt Lake, Larnaca Reviews

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  • Of you miss the great mosque you missed nothing... The lake itself is awesome enough and with a kind of luck you can watch flamingos in nature

  • We were here in November, when the lake was mostly dried up. The ground is quite muddy, so it good to come with hiking boots. During this time of year, the flamingos nest here, and we got to see two flocks, one of which took off relatively close to us. Nice for a short morning hike.

  • Larnaka's Salt Lake is an ecosystem which encompasses great history and significant ecoligical value. It's a wetland full of flamingos and other migrating birds during the winter time. Hala Sultan Tekke gives a majestic oriental feel to the whole scenery. Follow the nature trail from Kamares aqueduct for a wonderful walking experience next to the lake :)

  • Nice place to walk around. And if you're lucky you can see flamingos.

  • It looks like salt desert, but as far you go as more salt mud you'll have under your shoes. Definitely worth to step in for a while.

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