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Address: Merkez Gelemis (Patara), Kas, Patara, Turkey
Activities: Viewing wildlife
Description: This 12-mile long beach is also a National Park. Its proximity to the...
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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Beautiful beach-wait for calm!

Unfortunately we visited this beach when there were particularly turbulent seas, so we couldn't take part in any swimming . The location is stunning and we would love to come back... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 6, 2015
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Scottish Borders
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119 reviews 119 reviews
49 attraction reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

Unfortunately we visited this beach when there were particularly turbulent seas, so we couldn't take part in any swimming . The location is stunning and we would love to come back when it was calm!

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Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
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20 reviews 20 reviews
6 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

My daughter and I were staying in Kas. We did a kayaking day trip which took us down river to Patara Beach with a lunch stop on route. The beach is beautiful with dunes to the rear. It is a deep beach with soft sand. As we were at the river end it was completely deserted, we walked for 15... More 

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Whitley Bay, United Kingdom
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33 reviews 33 reviews
4 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

The great thing about this beach is that it is big enough to get away and have almost a bit of private beach. The day we went it was windy with a lot of waves. Swimming and splashing about was great fun. (a lot warmer than my usual uk swim!) The water was a lovely temperature and the sand soft... More 

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Canton of Basel, Switzerland
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53 reviews 53 reviews
16 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 via mobile

Due to the building and development restrictions (imposed on this area due to the archaeological site nearby), this beach is a gem! The beach is big and sandy, but it's not that busy. There's a cafe which could be classified as basic - but everything you buy will support the community. Good day on the beach! Feels far away from... More 

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Antalya, Turkey
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56 reviews 56 reviews
35 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Patara is a lonely beach. Do you like to feel like you are deserted? Do you like it alone yourself, or with few friends or darling? then you can enjoy the beach. but the beach only. the sea is wavey unlike rest of Antalya. You must be a good swimmer. but the beach is huge, and lonely. it is one... More 

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Guildford
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81 reviews 81 reviews
12 attraction reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

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
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

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
4 helpful votes 4 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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72 reviews 72 reviews
27 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 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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105 reviews 105 reviews
40 attraction reviews
77 helpful votes 77 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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