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Iztuzu Beach, Dalyan
(4.6/5 based on 2,400+ reviews on the web)
Iztuzu Beach is a narrow but long stretch of sand that acts as a barrier between the Dalyan River and the Mediterranean Sea. With 4.5 km (2.79 mi) of sand, it rarely feels crowded. Often referred to as "Turtle Beach," it is a main breeding ground for these creatures, which you're sure to catch sight of. The federal government has made efforts to protect the species, leaving the area untouched and restricting public access for periods of time. While this may be frustrating for some, it is the reason the beach has retained its original beauty. That said, check ahead to make sure it's open to the public during your stay. Iztuzu Beach is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our international travel planner, Dalyan Edition.
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  • Turtle beach is like no other beach I've visited. Arriving via the 30 minutes water taxis from dalyan. No roads leading to the beach it is a spit of sand with river one side and beautiful warm sea oth...  more »
  • We have been to Iztuzu beach for over 15 years, unfortunately this time as we had our usual walk along the beach instead of watching the crabs rush back into their homes and collecting shells, we enco...  more »
  • The beauty of the road from the beach is great. The beach is very clean, the only business therefore price eligibility is discussed. Most importantly, a long shallow throughout for families with small children and for those of you who don't swim.
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