The coast of Turkey is fascinating, but the fact is that because of its steep and sinuous geography is not easy to find great white sandy beaches. The Patara Beach is one of them, completely virgin, white sand and surrounded by mountains. A place where one can go to relax and forget all the stresses of daily life.
Located on the Mediterranean coast, is one of the longest and most beautiful in Turkey. The closest to the ancient Lycian city of Patara. It has about 18 Longitude de mi, fine white sand and crystal clear sea.
Walking around enjoying the wonderful environment it, the purest curious animals and even discovering nature around you is really a pleasure.
Situada entre Fethiye y Kas, Patara Beach is one of the places where the caretta caretta turtles lay their eggs. Thus, the beach is under protection..
To reach the beach you have to cross the remains of the ancient city of Patara, birthplace San Nicolás, known Papa Noel.
The city dates from the eighth century B.C., was a very important city in Roman times as it was the only place that had access to the sea from the Xanthos valley.
Before the entrance to the protected area of ruins and beach is a small town where there are different types of accommodation and in which one can stay for a few days or simplente to stop to eat or take a break.
The area is a haven of peace, yes apart from beach and nature not much leisure, so if one is accommodated in the village, have to think in a totally relaxing holiday.
See map of the Mediterranean coast