Larnaka Salt Lake, Larnaca

3.9
#3 of 10 in Parks in Larnaca
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.
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  • We came to see flamingoes, and there were a lot of them on the lake. The lake and its surrounding are nice, there is a newly set up pathway, too.  more »
  • I visit it every year in October. Very nice and amazing lake, if you are lucky you can see flamingoes there. I also like mosque which is close to the lake. There are so many cats over there.  more »
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  • Very nice place to visit. I was excited about the nature, birds and the lake exactly. Only two points what I take as negative. First is, that is garbage dump close to lake and second point that I wanted to make walk around all the lake but there is no possibility to make it. Its possible to walk just close to road but opposite side is not available for cycling, running or just walking somebody wants to walk around whole lake like me.
  • Amazing location, especially as we managed to catch a glimpse of the flamingos.
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