The fine sand beach
at Samandağ, 27 km west of Antakya on the Mediterranean, is broad and
enticing until you notice the abundant litter on
it, much of it washed up by wind and
waves from other locales.
beach, but too much litter.
Visitors come to Samandağ (sah-MAHN-dah)
on the beach, perhaps to swim, and
to sit in beachfront restaurants and
cafes to enjoy the view, the cool breeze,
and restful atmosphere.
The prime archeological attraction
of the area is the Titus
Roman engineering marvel. More...