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Dalaman Region Lead Growth of British Tourism to Turkey

In 2008, the Dalaman region of Turkey caused quite a stir in overseas property and tourism circles. Well, actually that isn't exactly true; put another way: the misinterpretation of reports about tourism to the Dalaman region caused the aforementioned stir. What happened was the press picked up a press release...

Posted on 09 July 2010

Bodrum Bay Has a Lot Going For it, Wouldn’t You Say?

Bodrum Bay is a name given to the coastal area of Bodrum, because a touristic beach lines the southern coast of Bodrum Peninsula, at a point that checks the entry into the Gulf of Gökova facing the Greek Island Kos. Bodrum itself is a Aegean coastal town, and one of...

Posted on 03 July 2010

Olu Deniz Lagoon: Beauty you have to See to Believe

Olu Deniz Lagoon is one of the most beautiful paradise spots in the entire world. Take a second to appreciate that sentence. In today's world companies like Spot Blue can easily fall into the rut of stating nothing for fear of come-backs, and turn "is" into "is widely regarded as"...

Posted on 02 July 2010

New Low-Cost Flights from Manchester to Boost Bodrum Property Market

Turkey’s popular Aegean resort of Bodrum will benefit from increased accessibility from the UK, as UK low-cost carrier Jet2 has announced it will be flying once weekly to Bodrum from Manchester Airport starting June 23rd. Jet2 holidays are also offering packages built around the flights. Philip Meeson, the chief executive...

Posted on 03 June 2010

Turkish Property Investment in the Spotlight

The industry press is picking up on reports of the impressive yields that can be made on buy to let property investments in Turkey. Turkish developers and realtors have been quoted as saying that rental yields are up to 6% per year and capital gains could be 10% per year....

Posted on 20 May 2010

Side Property Turkey – The Ultimate Package

Side is truly one of the most uniquely beautiful places, not only in Turkey, or on the Mediterranean coast, but in the world. How many places can boast a Roman amphitheatre and it is certainly only Side that can allow visitors to enjoy the ruined temples of Athena and Apollo....

Posted on 23 April 2010

Side Turkey is the Ultimate Seaside Resort Town

It is a commonly held believe that Antalya is one of Turkey's most popular tourism resort locations, and surely one of Turkey's most beautiful Mediterranean coastal regions. Within Antalya the town of Side (pronounced seeday) is one of the most beautiful towns, in Antalya, but also in Turkey as well....

Posted on 17 April 2010

Side Property Turkey Has it All

When it comes to buying overseas property, most people are now clued up what to look for in a destination. Side property Turkey is fast becoming a favourite, because it has all these things. The reason why most buyers today are so clued up in what a destination should have,...

Posted on 11 April 2010

Side Property Turkey: Find Your Paradise

Side (See-Day) is a former fishing village on Turkey's south Mediterranean coast. As with many coastal towns, Side slopes up from the port, which gives many Side properties fantastic views out across the sea as far as the horizon. When I write Side property I always feel like it may...

Posted on 02 April 2010

Didim Marina One Year On, Well… Nearly

In April last year the Didim Marina opened, the largest marina on the Aegean and a spectacular addition to the Didim tourism package. Didim marina, which covers 287,000 square metres of land and god only knows how much sea, is part of the Turkish tourism ministries strategy of trying to...

Posted on 24 March 2010