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Patara Beach

Merkez Gelemis (Patara), Kas, Patara, Turkey
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Ranked #2 of 10 Attractions in Patara
Type: Beaches
Activities: Viewing wildlife
Traveler Description: Hire a car hire in Olu Deniz (one and a half hours driving) and you will end up at barrier in front of the ruins at Patara. After a short five minute... more »
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Storm Lake, Iowa
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50 reviews 50 reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014 NEW

Amazing sand! Great for exploring. The sea was warm but too rough for kids to swim. But good to build sand castles and play in pools of water nearby.

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Guernsey, Channel Islands
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98 reviews 98 reviews
29 attraction reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014 NEW

Patara beach is a protected, long, lovely beach and well worth visiting. The signs at the start of the road say the beach is free but to get there you have to pass through a historic site which charges 5TL and I do not see how you can avoid that. However the historic site is really good so not a... More

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Spalding, England, United Kingdom
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89 reviews 89 reviews
28 attraction reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

Spent a lazy day on the beach. There are changing rooms, toilets and showers and also a cafe for drinks and snacks. Parasols and sun beds are available at reasonable cost too and the sea is safe and pleasantly shallow for safe swimming. WE rented a car for the trip so we could come and go as we wanted. It... More

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LEEDS
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9 reviews 9 reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

This was a beech which we used most days! Visually stunning, clean, facilities good and the fiord and drink in the one large beech bar was excellent and great value ! We walked from one end to the other and it took us 90mins - but it was a wonderfull walk.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

Very good sand and long beach in an ancient place. Reserved for people during day and for turtles (Caretta caretta) for night. Be careful with sudden waves. Take weekly entrance if you plan for multiple entries.

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

LIKE... Lovely warm sea and great fun had wave jumping, shallow for a long way out so suited all ages for having a dip. Nice big brollies for hire at reasonable cost. The beach Cafe had a good choice of food and drinks etc, and did not rip you off on price. The beach showers, changing areas and toilets were... More

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Bangkok, Thailand
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19 reviews 19 reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

This is Turkey's longest beach ... and it's stunning. The best western beach I've been on. Wonderful sand, gentle seas, a well organised beach cafe, no touts, free parking, wonderful backdrop. Plus changing cabins and toilets. There's a lovely notice at the entrance saying "the beach is 'ours' from 0800 to 1900, and returns to the turtles and nature from... More

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Yorkshire
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17 reviews 17 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

One cafe, an area for changing and what must be a mile of breeze drenched beach, everything you need for a great day out. About a fiver for entry and sun bed and brolly hire which includes access to fairly extensive ancient ruined city (under restoration)

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London, England, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
4 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

We were blown away by this stunning, long beach and its relative peace and quiet away from the tourist hordes. Facilities are fine. The beach cafe isn't great but will provide food and drink to keep you going. Do not miss if you are in the area.

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N Yorks
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3 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

Whether you go to lie on the beach, or visit the ancient ruins, Patara is a must if you are in the area. The beach is long and sandy, and the day we went, you were still not above your waist when you got to the indicated limit. Gentle waves and warm shallow water; what's not to like. The facilities... More

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