Larnaca, is situated on the southern coast of Cyprus. The island's largest airport, Larnaca International Airport is located on the outskirts of the city.
It is the island's second commercial port and an important tourist resort. To the north of the town lies the island's oil refinery, which is now only a storage facility as the refinery itself has been sold,(2008) while to the south is situated the Larnaca International Airport. The city of Larnaca is well-known for its picturesque seafront which includes rows of palm trees. Here you will also find Larnaca Marina, one of the four official entry points, by sea, to the island. Much of the activity is centred around the city promenade during the major festivals.