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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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Brighton, United Kingdom
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89 reviews 89 reviews
16 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 NEW

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
4 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014 NEW

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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47 reviews 47 reviews
10 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014 NEW

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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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
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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Scotland, Maryland
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

This beach is gorgeous, the waves are amazing and it's great for a family day out. You can take your own food or use the cafe which the food is exceptional :) highly recommend it. 10/10

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

I had the wonderful opportunity to visit Patara ruins and the beach in June 2014 with my boyfriend and several of our friends on our trip to southern Turkey. The ruins were incredible; the first ones I've ever been able to see and explore in person! The beach was lovely and for a few Lire, you can get an umbrella... More

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Gloucester
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

We are staying in Kalkan which only has a small pebble beach so have taken the Dolmus service to Patara a couple of times. First time spent two hours walking around the amazing Roman ruins right behind the car park. There's a great beach cafe with free shower, WC and changing facilities and umbrellas and sun beds to rent if... More

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London, United Kingdom
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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

This is a lovely sandy beach. You pay a small entrance fee & can hire sunbeds & a brolly for 18TL. There are decent toilets, the best ones I have seen on a beach, changing facilities & a big shaded café. The beach is so big you can get away from everyone else if you choose to. The sea is... More

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HANTS
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32 reviews 32 reviews
13 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Patara beach is within the National Park, so there is an entrance fee of 5TL per person. Be prepared to queue to get in at busy times as there is a barrier entry with 1 man working it! The facilities at the beach are good, there is a lifeguard present and the restaurant has the usual fare, no more expensive... More

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Moscow, Russia
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Patara beach is a very nice place! It is located in Patara - historical site and a birthplace of St. Nicholas. To reach Patara beach you need to drive the highway D400 and follow the signs "Patara". There is a ticket office where you need to buy a ticket for entering Patara historical site (as of July the adult ticket... More

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