So you’ve booked your holiday to the sunshine city of Limassol and of course you’re excited. You’ve made plans for everything you’re going to see and do, perhaps you’ve looked up some idyllic beaches and romantic restaurants to visit. Planning a holiday is a lot of fun, but when it comes to packing, many of us find this aspect of our holiday really rather stressful. What should you take? Will it all fit in your suitcase? Make packing stress free by following our ultimate guide to packing for your holiday in Limassol…
Write a list
If you write out a packing list, and tick each item off when you’ve packed it, you won’t forget anything. There will likely be items you will need right up such as toothbrushes and medication, so write a final list and leave it in a prominent place.
Group items on your list
Think about each category of item and this will help you to put together a list that covers everything. Here is a brief outline…
Those items you simply can’t travel without. Your passports, documents and tickets, bank cards etc.
Clothing and shoes
You’ll need your summer clothes for the warm weather of Cyprus, but do pack a jumper or light jacket for when you land back home and feel the chill. Don’t forget your swimwear and suitable footwear such as sandals and flip flops for those days round the pool and at the beach. A sun hat to protect you from the heat of the sun is also a wise item to pack.
Toiletries and first aid
You’ll want to pack all the items you use on a regular basis, but do look out for travel sized products to save space. Some basic medications can give you peace of mind such a travel sickness tablets, paracetamol and the like. Certainly don’t forget the sun cream. With around 340 days of sunshine a year in Cyprus, you’re going to need it as soon as you arrive. If you’re worried about space in your suitcase, you’ll find most toiletries and first aid products readily available in the shops in Limassol so you can always purchase them when you get here.
There will be other items you’ll want to take to make your stay more pleasant. Books and magazines, sunglasses, chargers for your electronic gadgets and a convertor plug if the sockets are different from those at home.
Try to leave some space in your suitcase for any souvenirs you may bring home. Trying to pack everything you want to take into one suitcase can seem like an impossible task but there are some ideas for making it easier. Pack versatile clothing choose items that will work just as well on a stroll along the sea front as they will for an evening meal. Check if your hotel offers pool towels. When you don’t have to take your own, it will save you a lot of space. Consider ultra-light luggage to give you that little extra leeway with the weight allowance.
Relax and enjoy your holiday
Don’t let packing stress you out, you’ll soon be relaxing by the pool at the Ajax Hotel in Limassol having a wonderful and luxurious time. As long as you remember the essentials, your holiday will go smoothly. Anything you’ve forgotten you can simply pick up when you arrive. Have a great trip!