Turkey is one of the ten most popular tourism destinations in the world, yet it lags far behind other countries in marina, sailing and yacht tourism. While places like Spain, Portugal and France were building marinas and yacht clubs in the 1940s, Turkey did not start until the 1990s. Hence it missed an excellent opportunity to become a leader in the yachting world. Real estate investors have a prime market for long-term investment, as naturally once a new marina is built, property values automatically increase.
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Istanbul, Turkey’s biggest city, is as diverse as it is intriguing. As the central hub of business, transport, finance, education, and tourism in the country, it has many facades, ranging from the cosmopolitan to the traditional. It is both bohemian as it is conservative. It is the place where historical, cultural, and trendy influences come together as one. Find some of the best and upmarket districts of Istanbul to visit in this blog.
With his determination to create functional yet beautiful living spaces filled with innovative objects and his philosophy of democratic design, Philippe Starck's become a household name in the creative world. His new G by Yoo project in Istanbul's Media Highway is well placed to cause a sensation among investors and city professionals. Property Turkey is pleased to present our clients with an exclusive discount and payment plan. Contact us to find out more.
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.
What could be nicer than a holiday on the Turkish Mediterranean? A holiday home on the Turkish Mediterranean. A holiday home in Turkey is the perfect escape hatch, a private retreat from the hassles of daily life. Take a look at some of these superb holiday homes around Turkey's south coast. Catering to every budget, and located in diverse locations, there's a holiday home for everyone here.
Much unlike its counterpart in France, the Turkish Riviera is a blend of budget and luxurious lifestyles. Places like Kalkan and Gocek offer some of the most spectacular scenery and lifestyle for those looking for a taste of Turkish charm. This blog takes a look at upmarket living in Kalkan and Gocek and why you need to add these two destinations to your list of places to visit in Turkey.
Istanbul is Turkey's beating heart. It's the cultural capital and the historical centre of the country. And of course, it's the economic powerhouse driving the Turkish economy. Investing in Istanbul has always been an attractive prospect and in the last decade investment in the city has grown exponentially. Discover how you can make a start navigating Turkey's largest and most prosperous city.
Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie's presence anywhere causes excitement and curiosity. And it seems their recent Turkish property purchase was no exception. Following the October purchase of their luxury home in Urla, on the Aegean Coast, property prices are rising and locals are buzzing with the news that their village just became a little more glamourous. The enormous property has ample room for the couple's six children - as well as all the luxurious trappings you can imagine for a Hollywood-style residence. We take a look at the couple's new home - and a few others they might have considered before settling on their dream villa.
From paragliding at Oludeniz beach, to sailing the seas of Bodrum, to even owning their own private island - Hollywood A-List celebrities are making Turkey their summer home for letting their hair down and indulging in a life of extravagance that only Turkey can offer. Find out exactly what the likes of Naomi Campbell, Kate Moss, Madonna, Beyonce and Jay Z, and even the Royal Family get up to when they land on Turkish shores.
From the quaint cobbled streets, to the beautiful whitewashed houses covered with bougainvillea, to the sweeping sea views and alluring surroundings voted as one of the worlds top 10 views - it is evident that there is just something about Kalkan that captures the imagination as soon as you step foot in the region leading to many holidayer's turning into full time expats purchasing a second home in Kalkan to become part of the regions history and charm. The unique attraction of Kalkan is that houses are built on the hillside, meaning that everyone property offers incredible views - and here we showcase five of the very best of them.
A big favourite amongst expats and those looking to retire in Turkey, Fethiye has a laid-back Turkish charm that just seems to capture you from the moment you touch town in the area. A sunny, relaxing, and friendly region, Fethiye has a beat like no other and homes that reflect upon the region and all it stands for. With large plots, swimming pools are generally a good size, we take a look and show off some of the most spectacular and impressive swimming pools you will find within your Fethiye villa for sale. Come take a look at just why people can't seem to get enough of Fethiye.