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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, Clubs
Activities: Viewing wildlife
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Owner description: This 12-mile long beach is also a National Park. Its proximity to the ruins keeps hotels from developing in the area, making it great for uncrowded swimming as well as bird watching.

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Guildford
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70 reviews 70 reviews
9 attraction reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014 NEW

Cafe good for ice cream and beer. Big open beach so don't go if it's windy. Showers and toilets available.

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Istanbul, Turkey
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014 NEW

This is a very beautiful beach. It's very long, hard to see the end. The sea doesn't get deep fast, so it's great for families with children. There are facilities nearby, too.

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Esher, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

We visted this beach on two consecutive days as it was so beautiful and unspoilt. The sand is soft and and sea is warm. It is shallow but shelves - so be aware with smaller ones! The currents can be a bit strong so great for body boarding. Would recommend you take food wuth you as restaurant is a bit... More

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Serre-Chevalier, France
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66 reviews 66 reviews
22 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

Very soft sand and miles of beach... Basic facilities but wonderful walk on the beach. Remember to take water with you. And that the beach closes at 19h because it is protected for the turtles

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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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80 reviews 80 reviews
29 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

What a lovely beach and well looked after as well (clean). There are facilities but we did'nt use them - just pretty much headed straight into the sea.

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California
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

While I was in Patara I discovered Syessa Ana Natural Goods. Patara is a little town so Syessa Ana shop is easy to find, it is not on the main street but just a short walk down the side street. She offers a vast variety of locally made beautiful scarves, clothes, paintings, silver jewelry, etc. It is cash only so... More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

This beach area is very clean and there is a small café there. The beach slopes very gently and the water was clear and warm.

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Ottawa, Canada
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29 reviews 29 reviews
27 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

The Patara Beach has wide open spaces with 15 km of soft sand dune beach. Patara Beach is probably the best beach in Turkey. By contrast, Ölüdeniz Beach is full of pebbles. In fact, Patara was voted the top beach of the world in 2005. If you want a less commercial beach experience then Patara or Dalyan are the places... More

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Nothumberland, England
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104 reviews 104 reviews
23 attraction reviews
118 helpful votes 118 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

If you like beaches then you'll love Patara. A long strip of sand backed by dunes and mountains with just a relatively small section given over to sun loungers and parasols which can be hired at reasonable rates. There is a large wooden bar/cafe serving pretty average food and drinks, a couple of changing cabins and toilets which were not... More

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Surrey, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

If you are staying in Kalkan, you'll have noticed the lack of a nice sandy beach. Patara has that, a lovely breeze and a little beach restaurant. It also has some great waves that can knock you over! Well worth a visit. The only downside is that the local bus no longer runs from the town centre, so you need... More

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