Swim in the Aegean Sea, by the island that used to belong to Cleopatra. Touch the sand, strictly guarded by the locals, which is forbidden to be taken out.
On the beach, in the quiet bay of the island Sedir, Cleopatra used to sunbathe itself. According to legend, Marcus Aurelius, for her convenience, lined the beach with special sand from Tunisia - smooth and hollow inside.
Today, all visitors are asked to wash the sand off the body after beaching in order do not to waste it.
How to do?
1. At the 12th kilometer of the Marmaris-Mugla route, turn left. Then, after 6 km. you will reach the coast of Gekova. Here you may take a voyage boat from the pier Chamlyk on the coast to reach the island of Sedir.
2. Take a sunscreen, towel, snack, water, as well as safety shoes for swimming - you may stumble upon a sea urchin near sea stones.
Where to do?
You can escape from the tourist bustle of Marmaris to the quiet harbor of Icmeler, in 8 km away, with mineral springs, dense greenery and crystal clear beach.7
Location: İçmeler Mahallesi, Marmaris
Admission fee to the beach - 10 TRL.
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