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Why Buy a Property in Turkey

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A Picture Paints A Thousand Words – The Turquoise Coast

They say a picture paints a thousand words and this short 30 second video does exactly that.
When you are looking at a property in Turkey for sale you want to make sure you are in the most beautiful part of the country and with lots to offer not only for the home owner but also for any guests.

With the longest coastline in the Mediterranean, it is easy to escape the crowds, slow the pace right down, take a deep breath, relax and enjoy the stunning scenery, take a dip in one of the turquoise tranquil bays or lay back and enjoy the warm hospitality. The Turkish Coastline has many miles of sandy beaches and coves fringed by pine forests, small fishing villages and market towns.

The short video shows the Mugla region of Turkey where we are based and this covers all the areas we are developing property in and where our hotels are based. The most famous beach in Turkey which you will see at the end of the short video is The Blue Lagoon of Oludeniz and it is only 5 minutes from virtually all of our properties.

Why Buy Property in Turkey

Turkey has one of the fastest growing economies in today’s market bolstered by rising tourism and low inflation. Compared to the UK the cost of living in Turkey is minimal. A typical “council tax” bill is between £40 and £150 per annum. Property prices are still very competitive and on the rise. The infrastructure is gathering pace with new roads, new tunnel and the expansion of Dalaman Airport which will attract more tourists to the area leading to all year round flights. Turkey is one of the most popular holiday destinations in the world so opting to rent your property is no problem. Turkey is a beach paradise with over 8000 km of sunny strips of sand, the most famous being The Blue Lagoon of Oludeniz (which is 5 minutes away from your Orka home). In Turkey you can buy your property in Sterling therefore avoiding unnecessary exchange rate fluctuation. Turkey really does have it
all – climate, cuisine, coastline, a rich cultural history, low-cost flights, friendly locals and most importantly a vibrant economy.

Things To See and Do

There is an abundance of sightseeing adventures including our 12 island boat trip, scuba diving and snorkelling, swimming with the turtles, the butterfly kingdom and of course our vast collection of historical ruins including Kaya Village or Ghost Town which is not to be missed. Take a day trip to the Greek Island of Rhodes which is only one and a half hours away by ferry or go horse riding along the local pine forest paths and mountainside. There is something for everyone.

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For the more energetic why not try paragliding, rafting or wind surfing or have a relaxing day strolling around the market in Fethiye town finished off with a fabulous meal at the fish market where you can buy, cook and eat the catch of the day at one of the cafe bars accompanied by olives, bread and a glass of wine. Eat out at some of our fabulous local restaurants including Gap Garden serving excellent local cuisine owned by Izzet who can also offer buffet catering for that special occasion. The Calypso bar in Hisaronu has a fun atmosphere and is run by Bert who is originally from St Vincent in the Caribbean. He will provide you with a great night of food, drink and entertainment. Their jerk chicken and fish is a true delicacy.

Our locally owned 4* Hotel situated in Ovacik has everything you need for a good day out and is used by many of our clients and their guests. Relax by one of our swimming pools with a cocktail while your children are looked after in our children’s club or playing in one of our children’s pools. Relax in our Turkish Bath/Sauna and let your worries melt away. Take part in our daily entertainment programme if you are feeling more energetic. Enjoy our hospitality at one of our Turkish Gourmet Buffet nights or take in one of our spectacular shows at the weekend offering you first class entertainment with acts from all over the world.

Orka Homes Testimonial One of the best decisions we ever made to buy a Villa in Turkey.…. ~ Natasha and Bruce

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