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Lara Bay Turtle Conservation Station

#16 of 117 things to do in Paphos Features Animals
Akamas, Paphos, Cyprus
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Akamas, Paphos, Cyprus
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Amazing beach, make sure you eat before you go or bring a small picnic (bring your rubbish back with you) and make sure you bring water as there's no where nearby when you get there. We were so lucky to get to see 2 baby...More

Thank Bobbie D
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I've been on this planet for nearly 60 years and have never had such a horrible meal.... there were 8 of us and every meal was disgusting.... there were scabby dogs, cats and flies waiting round you for tit bits.... Absolute nightmare and they had...More

Thank breuilly1
Reviewed 1 week ago

Another lovely place to visit in Paphos, they are doing a great job trying to stop the turtles becoming extinct, you get to see the first journey the turtles have to make and the predators they have to try and avoid, its explained about how...More

Thank Dean D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Took the coast road from Paphos follow the dirt track once tarmac finished. Ignite sign for the restaurant as this is not the beach. Carry on for a mile or so and you will see the beach. Amazing day very calm clear water ideal for...More

1  Thank Patrick P
Reviewed 1 week ago

Loved seeing what they are doing to help the turtles. Shame they let so many people play on the beach so close to the nests.

Thank shelley985
Reviewed 1 week ago

Its a bit of a hike downhill to this beach the problem is getting back up. But they do brilliant work here and well worth a visit late July/August when the turtles are hatching

Thank David P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited here three times in the last 2 weeks and the volunteers were working each time on site, maintaining the nest protection and being present on the beach to discourage any interference with the nests. It is true that tourists are now 'allowed' to play...More

Thank SimSar
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

while on a buggy trip we visited this site. We have been here several years ago also and must unfortunately conclude that the conservation area has suffered over the years. No more WWF volunteers to take care of the nests. If one is going for...More

Thank cokvanpoppel
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited whilst on a jeep safari, not a lot to see really and you are not allowed to walk on beach because of the eggs in the sand

Thank Loraine C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I have lived in this beautiful country in the past and now i visit here every now and then. This is one of the best beaches. It's all sand, long shallow water, somewhat quiet and there are turtles! There is no good restaurants near so...More

2  Thank K P
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Lory S
5 August 2017|
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Response from Loraine C | Reviewed this property |
We went with evies jeep safari but the beach is protected so not sure if you'll see them hatch
13 December 2016|
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Response from Stephen H | Reviewed this property |
Hi, The title season is June to mid September and you will be able to see them at the turtle bay conservation centre. The. Each will have all the nests marked out Best regards Steve
Tammy E
4 December 2016|
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Response from Graham R | Reviewed this property |
No sorry, hatching in August and September. Laying eggs on beaches in June/July .

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