If you discover chunks of salt emerging from the earth, you may be at Larnaka Salt Lake. This spot serves as a migration point for pink flamingos, and it's home to Hala Sultan Tekke Mosque. Here you'll find a crystal-clear lake reflecting an image of one of the holiest shrines of Ottoman Islam surrounded by palm trees and flamingos--a common image at the site. Stretching across 1,585 hectares (3,920 acres) of scrubland, the lake hosts over 80 species of birds. The lake used to provide vast amounts of salt to the locals. During the dry months now, the entire place turns into a mixture of gray dust and piles of crusted salt. To visit Larnaka Salt Lake on your holiday in Larnaca, and find out what else Larnaca has to offer, use our Larnaca.
Larnaka Salt Lake reviews
We were headed to another viewpoint suggested by reviewers, but noticed the flamingos from Artemidos/B4 across Piale Pasa intersection already and since most of them were rather close to that shore... more »
My wife and I spent quite a bit of time driving around the Lake- and getting out to walk. To walk- the lake was very depleted, very low, lots of mud flats and almost no wildlife- completely... more »
What a lovely view, don't you think :)
Went there to really see Flamingos. They were too far. But the areas surrounding it are great
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