Turkey's largest city is a bustling, action-packed metropolis. It's full of culture, history and incredible activities for the whole family. It's little wonder families are starting to locate to Istanbul for work - and a new life. Explore some of the properties we think are most suitable for families wishing to live in what's surely one of the most incredible cities on the planet.
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Here’s the thing about visiting Turkey on holiday. It has an acute knack of drawing you in, and by the time, your departing flight leaves the tarmac, you are already planning your next trip back. While the country has a hardcore fan base of holidaymakers, some people also go one step further by packing their bags and moving here permanently - here are five places in Turkey that will have you never wanting to leave.
Turkey's Mediterranean coast is an undeniable jewel. Rich in history, full of cultural activities from opera to ballet, with a wealth of sporting and adventure activities and of course, miles and miles of beautiful beaches, it's no wonder this coastline is enduringly popular with visitors. We've rounded up some of the loveliest seafront luxury properties on the coastline.
Investors seeking deals on property in Turkey take note: the VAT exemption offered to first-time buyers will most likely come to an end at the end of September, presenting a limited time to take advantage of an 18% discount. The temporary scrapping of VAT was a government move to boost property sales volume in Turkey. As well as benefitting from hefty discounts, buyers purchasing property over $1m will also be eligible for citizenship.
The broad spectrum and diversity of tourist attractions in Turkey have earned the country gushing admiration in travel guide books and fairs. From the weird and wonderful to historical or natural places of beauty, most are family friendly destinations, as well as favoured spots for independent travellers. Have a read of the ten best tourist attractions that anyone visiting Turkey just HAS to visit.
In 1981, locals of a small village called Faralya on the Mediterranean coast of Turkey enjoyed the scenic delights of a broad valley, formed by two rock formations and fronted by a pebbly beach. Due to the butterflies that breed there at certain times of the year, they called it Kelebek Vadesi, and when the Anatolia Tourism Development Cooperative, made an offer to buy it, a deal was signed. Enjoy our guide to visiting Butterfly Valley in Fethiye.
Istanbul's a fast-paced, exciting city of around ten million people. For many, it doesn't seem like the ideal place to bring up a family, but for two expats, it's been the opportunity of a lifetime. Explore the ins and outs of living in Istanbul with a family, the good, the bad - and the Istanbul traffic.
Fethiye, in southern Turkey, is the perfect example of a laid back seaside lifestyle. The backing Taurus mountain range and the calm, blue waters of the Mediterranean not only attract thousands of holidaymakers every year but also expats seeking to live out their days with copious amounts of sun, sea and sand. Away from the beaches, however, the attractions of Fethiye are equally as stunning and you will find them listed in this blog.
Istanbul's quieter during the summer months, as city dwellers head out of the megacity and to the long sands of Bodrum, Antalya and Fethiye's beaches. However, there are plenty of seaside delights to be found in Istanbul, as our list proves. Join us as we explore some of the city's nicest shorelines.
A Fethiye boxing academy is aiming all the way to the top. Coached by one of our consultants, Nezir Can, underprivileged Fethiye children are getting a boost with training sessions aimed at not only turning them into boxing champs, but turning their lives around. Nez talks us through why boxing is so valuable for youngsters, and how Property Turkey is behind the young fighters all the way.