After a lot of serious tours in Israel Athens and Kusadasi(Ephesus), it was a pleasure to just bask in the sun on a great beach. Don't waste your money on a RCI beach excursion. The walk to the beach is 20 minutes or so. It is just past the Casino and is called Eli. You rent a cushioned beach chair with umbrella for 4 Euros P.P. Grab a chair and eventually someone will come to collect the money and give you a ticket.Lots of good food nearby. Get off boat and follow the sidewalk skirting the Ocean. The tip of the point divides the Eastern and Western beaches. We were on the Eastern side as it is less windy and closer to the port. It will get crowded on a nice day.
Good shopping and a beautiful walled city. Hope to explore more next time but really really needed a beach day.