• Beach Life


    The guide was updated: 2014-07-15

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Beach Life


This superb beach – a 14 kilometre long stretch of sand that runs, almost uninterrupted, from Geraki (also called Gerakas) at the southeast tip of the island to Laganas and beyond – is one of the last nesting grounds of the endangered loggerhead turtle (Caretta caretta). Parts of Laganas Bay and the beach have been designated as a National Marine Park to protect egg-laying females and hatchling turtles. Powered water sports are banned within the waters of the NMP. Laganas is the island’s biggest and noisiest resort, with dozens of pubs, bars and clubs. For information on turtle conservation and the marine park:
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