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Lara Bay Turtle Conservation Station

#15 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

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

Thank K P
Reviewed 1 week ago

I don´t want to write this, but it´s really the best place in south of Cyprus. Great beaches.....you will see....starts from red sand to golden sand. There is not a street, to bring you there, so drive slowley.....but it´s worth it. The best place/beach in...More

Thank Ernestos P
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped here during a excursion and told all about the turtles lives their breeding and how few survive.

Thank cupcake299
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is well worth the effort in any vehicle(we hired a fiesta ) albeit the road is hard but take your time and it's all worthwhile. Gorgeous sand and water is amazing

Thank David M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped here as part of our jeep safari and it was lovely to see the conservation work being done to help and protect the turtles. We didn't see any but we did get to go down to the beach and see the cages that are...More

Thank Alex06m
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

we went on a great safari trip and one of the places was the turtle conservation stn. Our driver explained about the turtles which was very interesting. Great for old children too.

Thank janice b
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What you see here will depend on the time of year - turtle nesting happens between June and August, but the females lay at night and the babies don't hatch until later in the season. So you may well only see the basket like structures...More

Thank FearfulFlyer2
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you are coming here to see turtles you may be disappointed as it's a natural beach so they aren't available on command. There are information huts which are interesting and sometimes have tanks with any turtles in them (only the ones that need to...More

Thank antelopeBucks
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fantastic views and what a great job they do to save the turtles definitely well worth a visit see we're they nest and how they protect the nests also if you go at the correct time you can see the baby turtles coming from the...More

Thank oaklodgefarm
Reviewed 18 June 2017

Steep steps down to beach,information about the project at the bottom.Best for turtle sightings later in the year.

Thank Rates13
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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
5 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 .
Smadar I
15 October 2016|
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Response from Graham R | Reviewed this property |
Hi, not likely, but you might be lucky. The dates are usually on the cages over the nest showing when hatching is expected, if you contact the turtle project they may be able to help. No one is allowed on these beaches at... More