patara beach Turkey

Patara was the harbour of Lycian Federation. Roman Victory Arch, the big cistern and tombs are the well known ruins. It is said that Santa Clause used to live in Patara. Patara beach is 18km long and 300m wide one of the most magnificent beaches in the world. Today, it is popular amongst the naturalists and nudists. Ideal for wind surf and caretta carettas are seen.