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Patara Beach
Patara Beach

Patara Beach

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Gelemiş Mahallesi, Kaş/Antalya, Turkey
+90 242 843 51 55
https://www.facebook.com/pages/Patara-Beach/1787567958222333
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18km of golden sands backed by sand dunes, ancient ruins and the Taurus mountains and regularly featured as one of the Mediterranean’s most beautiful and unspoilt beaches. Due to the strict ... Read more
conversation laws there is not a building to be seen, which is what makes this beach so special, endless golden sands, surrounded by nature. The beach is one of the few remaining beaches in the world, where the Loggerhead turtles still come to lay their eggs between May and October, so measures are in place to ensure that it can be enjoyed by holiday makers and still remain protected for the turtles. The small café on the beach is run by the local village of Patara (Gelemis), giving employment to local young people. Sun beds and umbrellas are available for hire. Other facilities include shower, toilets and an attractive café area, all designed to be in keeping with the local surroundings.

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A fantastic beach approached through the old Byzantine village of Patara. Plenty of parking and the walk to the beach revels kilometres of beautiful sandy beach. Sunbeds and parasols are available to hire and there is a Beach Bar for drinks and food as well as toilet and showers.

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Patara Beach, an 18 kilometre-long strip of sand, bordered on its ends by mountains, should not be missed with its gorgeous landscape and great swimming. It is a national park and home to many birds, also the breeding ground of the endangered Loggerhead turtle, and is acknowledged as one of the best beaches in Turkey.

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The longest beach in Turkey, stunning views of the spectacular dunes and you drive through Lycian ruins to reach the beach which is a nature reserve and where the turtles come to lay their eggs

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Explore ancient ruins, walk along miles of unspoilt sandy beach, have an amazing coffee, cake in the village.

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Probably one of if not the best beaches in the world.
Patara is protected to give the turtles a safe breeding ground.
Walk along the stunning beach, sunbathe and enjoy swimming in the clear turquoise waters of the Mediterraean sea.
Recommeneded for nature lovers. Families. Couples.

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The longest beach in Turkey only a 15 minute drive away! Explore the fabulous Roman ruins first then to the 18km long sands of Patara! Great place for lunch in the village right by the road, you can't miss it!

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Beautiful clean long sandy beaches you need never feel crowded eating and toilet facilities available too

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Patara beach is known for its long sandy beaches, which is different from the of pebble beaches famous along the Mediterranean coast. The stretch of Patara beach we went to is totally deserted. Took us 1/2 hour to walk past the sand dune from our car to the beach. There is no umbrella or beach chair for rent. Very rustic. Though the sand is quite soft and the beach is long, but it is by no means the white sand beaches you see in the Caribbean. Also beware of shells and stones on the beach, because I stepped on something and had a deep cut on my foot. Needless to say the 1/2 hour walk back to the car on burning sand is less than pleasant.

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Beautiful unspoiled 18 mile sand beach

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