Patara beach is one of the largest and most beautiful beaches near the ancient city of Patara in Turkey.
At 12 kilometres, Patara beach is the longest in its region and sometimes reaches a width of 200300 metres. The beach has soft sand and shallow sea. It is one of the places that sea turtle leave their eggs. Because of this, the beach is under protection. At its Eastern-most point there is a rocky outcrop looking over a spectacular rocky cove.