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Lara Bay Turtle Conservation Station

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Akamas, Paphos, Cyprus
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Akamas, Paphos, Cyprus
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"baby turtles"
in 62 reviews
"beautiful beach"
in 33 reviews
"turtles lay their eggs"
in 9 reviews
"turtle season"
in 6 reviews
"bumpy ride"
in 7 reviews
"jeep safari"
in 19 reviews
"off road"
in 18 reviews
"akamas peninsula"
in 9 reviews
"information boards"
in 10 reviews
"well worth a visit"
in 20 reviews
"nests"
in 58 reviews
"tank"
in 46 reviews
"hatch"
in 21 reviews
"foxes"
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"predators"
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"release"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The hatching season is May.Please if you do visit don't disturb the nests,and if you visit at night absolutely no lights should be shown,not even the glow of a cigarette.The turtles are trying to get to the sea and if yiu attract them with a...More

1  Thank ianchamberlain3981
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Reviewed 11 April 2018

Gentle sandy slope, ideal for children. Good snorkelling in crystal clear waters at the southern end of the bay. Take your time getting there as the road is challenging in places without a 4WD.

2  Thank Paul H
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Reviewed 2 April 2018

This conservation station has a shaded area with educational posters on turtle conservation at the beach. In addition to the learning opportunity, the swimming right off the beach was great.

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Reviewed 27 March 2018 via mobile

We visited as part of a safari buggy tour and it was fantastic! We didn’t spend much time there as we were with a group but we saw some turtles being released into the sea and went to look at the baby turtles which were...More

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Reviewed 6 March 2018

Jus interesting to see, nothing too special in the winter time. Quite a road to get there, enjoyed the scenery.

Thank Jelenafromvilnius
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Reviewed 14 February 2018

Getting to Lara Bay is no easy matter. It is rough dirt road, possibly impassable after rain, that you need to take careon - we had 4X4 but still need to be careful. Good information above the beach then stroll down the walkway to the...More

2  Thank BigglesAbroad
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Reviewed 5 February 2018

Its an intact beach, you can reach it on a dirt road. Nearby the beach you can find a great place where you can go trekking in the nature.

Thank Vivvancs
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Reviewed 24 January 2018

This is a must to see Go over the hills yes it might be bumpy and all But the views and the drive Well worth it Great in a 4x4 Or great on a buggy Go along coast line to see all the fantastic views

2  Thank Shutupp11
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Reviewed 14 January 2018

Yes it is indeed a long bumpy uncomfortable drive along the tank tracks leading to Lara. But do it! The team at the Conservation area are friendly, courteous and even helped this old guy on a stick! As to the turtles - see for yourselves,...More

1  Thank 955PeterB
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Reviewed 24 November 2017

Natural beach, sandy, wonderful waves, sea in different colors. Turtles nests, sand lilys, dark hot rocks... Keep this place clean and safe!

Thank Tiiu P
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sotonfoodlover
13 April 2018|
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Response from David P | Reviewed this property |
No, there are signs of protected areas where eggs are buried but turtles are months later, never seen one myself- they hatch when there is a full moon, I think it may be July?
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B C
11 February 2018|
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Response from David P | Reviewed this property |
Hi I'm sorry I do not have a contact as was only a visitor. Try Paphos tourist information I am sure they will have a contact Good luck David
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Chris P
29 January 2018|
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Response from Pete27_10 | Reviewed this property |
we were in a jeep but still had to walk down to the beach as steep for vehicles.
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