Turkey is quickly gaining popularity as a tourist destination for its unspoiled beaches, unique culture and rich history. Patara is one of the most popular coastal areas in the country and each year tourists from all over the world come here to enjoy the gorgeous beaches and take in some sun.
Not far from the gorgeous shores of the Turkish Riviera is the ancient city of Patara which is more than worthy of exploration in its own right. This historic seaside city is a great archeological and historical site dating back thousands of years. The natural harbor made Patara an ideal port city in ancient times and now the area makes for an amazing beach getaway.
Spend the morning exploring the ancient ruins and learning of the empires that once ruled here. After you finish, head on down to the warm sands of Patara’s beach one of the top rated beaches in the world. The area is less spoiled than the many tourist laden cities of the Mediterranean and is ideal for its blend of history and warm sunny beaches that provide ample privacy for travelers seeking a more intimate beach experience.