One of the most beautiful beaches...
...18 km long and totally unspoiled, sandy beach and crystal clear. The beach is a nesting ground of the ´Caretta-caretta´ turtels. This is the reason why environment is protected and preserved in Patara.
The village is located in Patara National Park, where strict construction rules are enforced in order to preserve its environment and rich historical heritage. There are a few small shops, a post office, a couple of barbers plus a handful of restaurants and inn where visitors can enjoy simple, but delicious meals.