Sedir Island

Sedir Island, also known as Cleopatra Island, is a captivating paradise in the Aegean Sea near the coast of Turkey. Famous for its unique golden sands, believed to have been imported by Mark Antony for Cleopatra.

The island offers a mesmerizing blend of history and natural beauty. Visitors can explore the ancient ruins scattered across the island, including the remnants of a theater and a temple, or simply relax on its stunning beaches, surrounded by crystalline waters and lush greenery.

With its picturesque landscapes and legendary allure, Sedir Island is a timeless destination that promises an unforgettable experience for all who visit.

There is a legend that this location was the meeting place between Cleopatra and Antonius, who shipped the beautiful, organic sand to the Island, all the way from Egypt.

The sand is so well-known in fact, it is heavily protected by the government to prevent it from being taken by visitors. Sedir Island is also near Karaca Sogut, which contains an impressive bay with a natural waterfall and pool, with plenty of caves to explore.

sunset over sea