Romantics claim this island was the secret rendezvous point for Mark Antony and Cleopatra. So enamored was the man, he shipped Egyptian sand here to create a lover’s paradise fit for a queen. Whether or not the story is true, the island’s luminous white beach made up of tiny seashells is protected for its beauty. Book a day cruise here from Marmaris to feel the sand beneath your feet as you wade through the crystal-clear waters.
By Leeann Murphy, AFAR Local Expert
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