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Lara Bay Turtle Conservation Station

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Address: Akamas, Paphos, Cyprus
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freindly staff and loverly food

loverly food, staff freindly and polite. with steps going down to the beach.outside aswell as indoor seating if on buggy trip ask to go there insted of the 'tourist cafe thats... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The road was rocky and bumpy, but we managed to get there slowly but surely. We visited in April and didn't get to see any turtles, but it was quite a nice beach and we took a swim and sunbathed. Probably you should lookup if you can expect to see any turtles before visiting, perhaps not worth the bumpy ride... More 

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telford
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We went as part of a b oat trip on a dull day. The beach is rather shingly and grey but would be better in the sun I'm sure.

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Thank TelfordHelen
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Although this is a conservation area it's not easily accesible. Especially in the heat. The hut has many pictures of turtles and a small tank in the middle to look at some very small turtles. We were a little disappointed.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

loverly food, staff freindly and polite. with steps going down to the beach.outside aswell as indoor seating if on buggy trip ask to go there insted of the 'tourist cafe thats overprice d and only for the tour peoples benefit.

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Taunton, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Whilst driving the trechorus coastal road to the the conservation area we couldn't help but notice that all the occupants in cars leaving the area looked glum and disappointed much to our confusion as we read reports saying how nice it was. Upon arriving at the Lara bay turtle conservation area we couldn't help but notice the amount of rubbish,... More 

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York, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Interesting set of photos and explanations in the shelters top and bottom of steep steps. When the turtles have laid the eggs a metal cage goes over the top to protect them Nothing to see otherwise but the conservation project is important and the sand is beautiful golden. Safe for swimming and snorkling if you do not disturb the turtle... More 

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Paphos, Cyprus
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lara Turtle beach is beautiful. It is a wonderfully sandy beach with hardly any rocks or pebbles. When it is hot the turtles come and lay their eggs and the conservationists then put guards around the nests to protect them from foxes, dogs etc. Eggs are also brought from other beaches for safety and also to make sure that there... More 

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York, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were really encouraged to see that Turtle conservation is being promoted on this lovely island. What a shame some of the idiots in cars insist on driving on beaches, and more idiots think it is fine to disturb nests, or picnic above them, or put tents down and disturb the babies. Mindless idiots always spoil things. I do hope... More 

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Oslo, Norway
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great place! Beautiful beach in amazing surroundings! The turtle conservation seems to do a good job of protecting the nests and educating people about turtles by informative posters in different places around the beach.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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Reviewed March 6, 2017

A great job done by amazing people. Very informative and a beautiful area too. The turtles weren't there when we visited but we still learnt a lot

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