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Districts of Antalya: Guide to this Southern Province of Turkey

Districts of Antalya: Guide to this Southern Province of Turkey

Altogether 19 districts of Antalya form one province that storms ahead of others for tourism and foreign house sales. Now on par, to complete with Istanbul for the number one spot, Antalya is the second most popular area in Turkey for visitor numbers and foreign house sales. A rich historical timeline, ideal weather climate, fabulous beaches and the best shopping and nightlife scene in the Mediterranean easily explains why people flock here.


Straight Talk: Why buy property in Antalya, Turkey's Mediterranean centre

Straight Talk: Why buy property in Antalya, Turkey's Mediterranean centre

Antalya has always had a place in Cameron Deggin's heart. From his first visit as a teenager, he was transfixed by the city which would eventually grow into a metropolis ten times larger. He explains the appeal of this southern Mediterranean city, and why investing in property is one of the smartest moves you could make in Turkey.


Tee off to your new golf home in Belek, Turkey

Tee off to your new golf home in Belek, Turkey

Belek is much more than golf. OK, with 15 world class golf courses, it's definitely about golf. But it also has a fantastic beach, top restaurants and hotels, and luxury villas. Its green spaces are becoming a haven for wildlife, which makes it ideal for nature lovers, while being connected via Antalya City. Discover why we love Belek.


Guide to exploring the Kemer Area of Antalya, Turkey

Guide to exploring the Kemer Area of Antalya, Turkey

The Kemer area of Antalya, Turkey is your typical beachside destination. Sporting large, all-inclusive hotels, small pensions and 52 kilometres of stunning beaches, every year, it hosts thousands of foreigners looking for a perfect two-week break full of sunshine. Upon first arriving, visitors see a clean and uniformed town that is well organised with a host of shops, bars, and restaurants.


Fethiye to Antalya Cruise: Sailing Turkey’s Turquoise Coast

Fethiye to Antalya Cruise: Sailing Turkey’s Turquoise Coast

A Fethiye to Antalya cruise is a must-do experience when visiting Turkey. This relaxing journey of the turquoise coast, cannot be matched. Also known as part of the Turkish riviera, it’s unlike its counterpart in France because Turkey’s long stretch of gorgeous coastal towns caters for the rich and elite but also budget travellers.


Antalya City Centre: Shopping, Beaches and Things to Do

Antalya City Centre: Shopping, Beaches and Things to Do

Anyone who chooses Antalya city centre for a fun-filled holiday will be surprised with the vast range of things to do. As Turkey’s second most popular holiday destination, keeping tourists entertained is what it excels at, whether this is family-friendly activities or romantic experiences for couples.


Cirali and Olympos: A Travel Guide to Turkey’s Hidden Gems

Cirali and Olympos: A Travel Guide to Turkey’s Hidden Gems

Cirali and Olympus, two small coastal resorts on Turkey’s Mediterranean coastline could not be more different if they tried. While Cirali keeps a low-key reputation and ambience that attracts couples and those looking for a romantic, secluded getaway, Olympos caters for backpackers, many of whom are on a round-the-world tour.


6 reasons we LOVE Side, Turkey

6 reasons we LOVE Side, Turkey

Sunny Side is just a short hop from Antalya Airport. Its handy location, as well as it's lovely beach and conveniently centred ruins, have ensured this small town's enduring popularity with tourists and expats. From water sports to ancient historical sites, we explore some of the reasons we love this Mediterranean town.


Antalya Information: City and Holiday Resort Area Guide

Antalya Information: City and Holiday Resort Area Guide

Antalya, a Mediterranean delight, is a large province of south Turkey that excels in tourism, foreign house sales and expat living. Comprising of the city centre, and many smaller seaside resorts, its reputation for shopping, nightlife, amazing touristic attractions has earned it the title of second most popular destination in the country. This Antalya information guide is an in-depth introduction, but to know more about it, seeing and experiencing it first hand is recommended.


The Tunektepe Cable Car and Landmark Project of Antalya

The Tunektepe Cable Car and Landmark Project of Antalya

Over the last decade, Turkey has seen many infrastructure projects come to fruition, one success story is the Tunektepe cable car in Antalya. It has been many years in the making and originally thought of in 2013, the first section opened in 2017. It cost 15 million Turkish lira to build, and locals and tourists have flocked to Tunektepe to take the 8.5-minute ride that gives them amazing panoramic views over Sarisu Creek, the western Taurus mountains, Setur Marina and the Konyaalti district.

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The Konyaalti Coastline and Bogacay Marina Projects

The Konyaalti Coastline and Bogacay Marina Projects

In 2015, award-winning architects Perkins + Wills who have completed sizeable projects all around the world received approval to design an ultramodern, sustainable tourism centre in Antalya. Rather than focusing on already established touristic areas, they concentrated on a swampy 58 square kilometre piece of land called the Bogacay Basin Creek. Admiring fans of their architectural designs were Antalya’s mayor, Menderes Turel, and Turkey’s president, Recep Tayyip Erdogan.


Will Antalya Become Turkey’s Version of Hollywood?

Will Antalya Become Turkey’s Version of Hollywood?

When it comes to famous film studios of the world, people think of Hollywood, Bollywood or the charming French city of Cannes. Turkish government wants to turn the Mediterranean hub of Antalya, into Turkey’s version of Hollywood. They want it to be a favourite hangout place for celebrities and a destination where overnight you can become a global star, whether you make films or appear in them.


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