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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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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 NEW

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014 NEW

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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16 reviews 16 reviews
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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
17 helpful votes 17 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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21 reviews 21 reviews
3 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 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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13 reviews 13 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Very very nice beach, but more than everything else very relaxed atmosphere, peaceful and genuine. Walking towards the beach, don't miss the roman-lycian rouines. Also the small village close buy is very nice: One street, 10 restaurant and nothing more.

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

We have been to Patara Beach several times and returned again this year. It is one of the most idyllic spots with the stunning beach and the gorgeous waves to jump in. The hire of beach loungers and umbrellas is very reasonable. On the beach is a great restaurant which a range of Turkish style food in a wonderfully covered... More

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Dubai
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11 reviews 11 reviews
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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

i have to say that my review of this beach is a little less glowing. yes it is nice, but the sand is dark rather than golden, and is a little muddy, so don't expect clear water. kids loved playing in the waves though, and the loungers/umbrellas are fine (agree with others - go for a large umbrella). restaurant was... More

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Crowthorne, United Kingdom
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10 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

Whilst its getting more popular the sand and sea make it worthwhile. Get sunbeds and I suggest the larger umbrella for the few extra TL - the sun and sand gets hot. The beach café is great. There are showers and toilets all free. During august you have to be mad or brave to go look a the ruins but... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

Beach closes around 7pm so if you want to see the ruins factor that into your time. Beach is lovely, sandy, clean, and not even too crowded when we visited.

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