Uzumlu, a small picturesque village in the mountains of Fethiye has garnered a loyal fan base of property investors, many that have brought villas, as either a holiday home or retirement dream. Some would argue that is a well-kept secret and should stay that way, but word is spreading, and many people are now eager to see what the hype is about, especially when it comes to buying property in Turkey. So why is Uzumlu ticking all the right boxes and in the process, building a name for itself?
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Selcuk on the Aegean coast of Turkey is home to the internationally famous landmark of Ephesus. The ancient city ruins attract thousands of visitors every day and are a highlighted feature of most package tours of the country. Since the nearby resort of Kusadasi is a cruise ship destination, Ephesus is also a favourite excursion for their passengers. Yet what is a big shame is that many visitors to Ephesus immediately leave after seeing the ruins, but other impressive places to visit in Selcuk, are worth extending your stay to two or three days.
Hisaronu is located in the Fethiye region of Turkey is a small destination that has garnered more attention over the last 10 years, increasing in popularity. Although the neighbouring resorts of Oludeniz and Fethiye city centre receive more publicised attention, Hisaronu has conjured up a loyal fanbase of return holidaymakers and expats who have bought property in the area. So for anyone looking to make a Turkish property investment, is Hisaronu a good place to choose?
Did you know that if you went just 20 minutes out of the hustle and bustle of life in Fethiye, that you could literally find yourself on a little island almost like living in another world? Sovalye Island is a tranquil paradise where you will find no roads, and no vehicles - an oasis of calm and a favourite destination for those looking to escape from the busy pace of life to their own little piece of heaven. Taking you through our favourite things to do on Sovalye Island, come with us on a journey to the island - accessed only by boat, and perfectly placed close to Fethiye port and some of Europe's best sailing routes. Find out just why those who choose Sovalye are never turning back.
Bolu might just be the most beautiful location you've never heard of. Located in northwestern Turkey, equidistant between Ankara and Istanbul, the region has a wealth of mountains, dense forests, natural springs and lakes, as well as a collection of Ottoman houses that draw visitors from all over the country. We've designed a luxury home here that's currently under construction. Discover the delights of Bolu - and how you too could build your dream home in this area of natural beauty.
Looking for something different, the MA family decided to build their dream home in Bolu. Some say the northern region is Turkey's Switzerland, but others argue the area's mountains, lakes and dense forests are in a class of their own. Read on to discover how the desire for privacy and beautiful surroundings led the family of five from Saudi Arabia to eschew the city for something entirely unique.
We've been writing for years about Bodrum's transformation from sleepy fishing villages to a centre for glitzy, upmarket holidays, where you're more likely to see Bill Gates or Jade Jagger than package holiday tourists. Luxury hotel groups are capitalising on Bodrum's newfound success and are moving in for a slice of the action. Discover why Bodrum is the new - and vastly improved - St Tropez.
Without a doubt, Ephesus on the Aegean coast of Turkey was one of the greatest cities in history, but these days is also one of the most impressive ancient ruins to see in the world. It is impossible to estimate the tremendous amount of hours that have gone into excavating and restoring prominent landmarks of the old city, but there is plenty to see.
Foreign investors can choose from a vast bank of destinations that fulfil their requirements and most importantly slot perfectly into their budget. One of those areas is Ovacik on the Mediterranean coast of Turkey. Even though it is a relatively small resort, British buyers give it a lot of attention both for holidays and as a second home, so let’s look at the reasons why Ovacik is a good place to buy property.
Is it OK to blow your nose at the dinner table? When you go to a friend’s house, who should you greet first? And why is making an “O” shape with your thumb and forefinger considered so rude? We explain a few customs and social rules that manage to bamboozle and confound visitors and new residents. Memorise these few rules and ensure you never get caught out again.