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Lara Bay Turtle Conservation Station

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Address: Akamas, Paphos, Cyprus
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Day Trip by Mini Bus to Akamas From Paphos

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Beautiful beach. Very difficult to get to without an off-roader and a caste iron stomach. There's always baby turtles to see in a tank whatever time you go. Lots of steps down to... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 6 days ago
bb20001
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London, United Kingdom
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Somerset
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41 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

It's great to see people conserving the area and protecting the turtles. There isn't a great deal to see during the day other than small tank with baby turtles in, a story board and the protected guards over the many nests on the beach. A bit disappointed with all the shreds of paper/plastic washed up on the beach.

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Beersheba, Israel
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3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We had a long drive to get there so I dont think it was worth it. The beach is not that beautiful and because its not organized one theres no sunbad or umbrella for shade (hottttt, but it conservastion so it understood) They had there two places they had pic and information on the turtles and a tank with little... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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122 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Beautiful beach. Very difficult to get to without an off-roader and a caste iron stomach. There's always baby turtles to see in a tank whatever time you go. Lots of steps down to the beach. Natural location so no bar or toilets.

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Nicosia District, Cyprus
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36 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It is an amazing experience to watch the turtles hatch and head to the water at Lara Bay. It was the first time in my life that I saw a miracle like this and believe me I am visiting the bay for years! A lot of people were watching the egg hatches and it was something really beautiful and emotional.... More 

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Thank Chris K
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely spot and if you're lucky enough to see turtles it'd be amazing. Dodgy track leading up to it and as you get further along it becomes very sandy so you need an off roader. We had to be dug out twice with the help of some very kind people! X

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Thank Sarah S
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16 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is an incredible, natural beach where you can see the protected turtle nests all along the shore line. There are also interesting information points and pictures and some baby turtles in a tank to see. You must go prepared to the beach with high factor sun cream, umbrellas and sustenance as none of the tourist info that we read... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A little bit of a disappointment. The sea was very very rough and full of huge rocks! And didn’t find the beach particularly pretty either. We only went here as part of a tour and wouldn’t bother returning. But lovely that it’s a conservation and if you’re lucky enough to see a turtle it must be fantastic!

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Thank Sophie C
London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A lovely natural beach with covers set over areas where the turtle nests are. There are no facilities so ensure you take sufficient provisions if staying for any length of time. It is reached by on off road style road so good car suspension needed.

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Helsinki, Finland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

An unforgettable trip! We saw three little baby turtles when they hurried up to the sea. We were four lucky ones to be there at just right time :-)

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Limassol, Cyprus
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We usually visit Lara Bay every year. Very clean with clear water and white sand. Must go with everything you need(water, food, shade).

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