SEDIR ISLAND

also called "Cleopatra Beach" : By Adam Marszalkowski 1A

Everything You Need to Know about Sedir Island

  • Located in Turkey between Asia and Europe at 36N, 28E.
  • Passive due to minimal tectonic activity.
  • Secondary Coast: formed from waves and tides.
  • Submergent: due to a rise in sea level. Has been rising and falling over the past hundred years.

Sand and Origin

It is said that Cleopatra swam to this Island and sent ships to bring sand from Egypt. This sand, made up from perfectly spherical seashells, is famous not only for its story but its crisp golden color. It is forbidden to take any sand from this beach and failing to do so will cause legal issues. The waves are small and calm with warm water perfect for swimming.
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