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It’s okay

Highly recommended but in fact it’s just okay. The first beach is crowded, nothing special. Walk a... read more

Reviewed 16 September 2018
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Worth the walk

Beautiful beach after a beautiful walk through the forest. We visited here at sunset so it was... read more

Reviewed 9 September 2018
Nieuw Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Strada Provinciale 366, 73028, Otranto, Italy
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Reviewed 5 October 2018 via mobile

We visited this beautiful beach. The landscape was picturesque. A very nice place for a daytrip! BUT! Wherever you look there is this plastic garbage. Don't look away! Take bags with you and help to clean up this little paradise. The beach is for free...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Sascha Q
Reviewed 25 September 2018

This beach has all you need... nice sandy beach, many small bays some with a small kiosk or bar/restaurant etc. super clean water and easy access

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Patrick K
Reviewed 18 September 2018 via mobile

These are nice little bays a couple of km north from Otranto. It's very nice as it is in the middle of the mediterrean flora. However, these are definitely overcrowded, which tends to destroy all the charm. For us even in September looked like there...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank LupiLu01
Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

Highly recommended but in fact it’s just okay. The first beach is crowded, nothing special. Walk a bit further to the second or third beach, at least in September it’s much more quiet there. . Parking is ok, €3 in the sun, €5 in the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Michelv1676
Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

Beautiful beach after a beautiful walk through the forest. We visited here at sunset so it was quiet and perfect for an evening swim. It’s very commercial though, there were a lot of stretchers and bars so I imagine it must be crowded during the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank SaidaB18
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

An otherworldly location! From the street, throughout vegetation and trees to a beautiful sea and beach. Also cheap parking on site

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank AleRev
Reviewed 21 August 2018 via mobile

Easy parking, a beautiful walk across a beautiful wood and a breathtaking sandy beach. Be careful as its very popular and quickly very busy.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank rickthetrips
Reviewed 7 August 2018

Walking through a pine forest you can get to the white sandy and cliffy beaches. The turquoise water is clear and amazing. Good place for families with small children too. Take some food and drink with you, because there are no restaurants/bars to drink or...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Emese M
Reviewed 6 August 2018

Baia dei Turchi is a nice sandy beach, very close to Otranto (10 - 15 minutes by car). Pretty busy in the summer period July-August, but definitely worth of visiting.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Jelena R
Reviewed 3 August 2018 via mobile

Following our guide we headed to discover these 'Maledives of Solento'.what a disappointment!instead of wide beaches and the sound of waves,we landed at overcrowded beach resort with loudspeakers preventing us from even hearing each other. Access to the beaches is paid and requires a short...More

2  Thank Agnieszka N
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14 July 2016|
Response from uniqum | Reviewed this property |
I walked from the very beginning of Baia dei Turchi beach to Alimini (which I preferred) a couple of weeks ago. It took me about 60-90 minutes one way. It wasn't too hot so the walk was very pleasant and I dipped a couple of... More