Cleopatra Beach on Sedir Island, which is believed to have golden sand due to Cleopatra’s lover, Roman politician and general Mark Antony,
who brought the sand from Egypt on ships, is highly popular among both local and international tourists
Sedir Island, also known as Cleopatra Island, is located on the 18 km. north of Marmaris.
The island is famous for its golden sandy beach known as Cleopatra Beach and the ancient city of Cedrae.

Majority of the tourists visiting Marmaris also take a visit to this heavenly place during their Marmaris stay.

The golden sand on Cleopatra Beach, which came into being following various geologic formations, is the major tourist attraction of the islands.
Moreover, the island hosts various scientists and archaeologists from various Turkish universities who study geological formations as well as ancient ruins.