The Sedir Islands are made up of three islands, Palace Island (Cleopatra’s Island) Central Island and Small Island. Its ancient name was Kedrai. The bay at Sedir Island is the most interesting in the world.The little round grains are not sand but billions of fossils of little sea creatures. Inside these fossils are empty.They look like just sand. Scientists say that it requires millions of years for this fossils to come into existence. Many rheumatic people lie down on these fossils in search of a cure. These empty globes heal them by making gentle electricity. The Island is covered by olive groves and brush. It is widely believed that Cleopatra and Mark Anthony bathed here after the Egyptian Queen visited her Roman lover at Tarsus in Turkey. They are supposed to have sailed here and landed at Cedrae Island. Cleopatra was so admired of the area that Mark Anthony had sand from North Africa transported here by ship. Reportedly this variety of sand exists today only in Tunisia. The beach is popular destination of day trippers during the summer. The coasts between Marmaris and Bodrum are the most attractive and interesting ones in the world. On these coasts,there are the most beautiful inlets. Most of them are innaccessible by land.One of them is Gökova Gulf. Most people desire to go about the coasts by boat. You get up speed between the blue sea and blue sky, and that’s why this voyage is called “Blue Voyage” During the blue voyage,you may become one with nature. You can cast anchor at any inlet you wish and have a holiday away from cities, people, noise and any stres. Definitly a “must-see” place for nature lovers, an ideal day out for those who wish to get away crowds and relax in peace.
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