And so TheMoveChannel.com analysed its enquiries from investors in the last 12 months, ranked everywhere accordingly and came up with this handy pocket-sized list.
These are the top five most popular property destinations in Turkey:
With its sumptuous curving coastline and beautiful Mediterranean beachfront, Antalya is the centre of Turkish tourism. One of the most visited cities in Turkey, let alone the world, the province has everything from World Heritage Sites to heaving resorts – a mix that has seen the population rise as quickly as the number of property investors.
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If Antalya is the centre of Turkey's tourism industry, Belek is the centre of the centre. How can you tell? Because its population jumps from 750 to a staggering 10,000 during the peak season. Nestled in the snug Mediterranean province, Belek boasts everything from five star hotels and resorts to new golf developments. Nearby are natural wonders such as the Kursunlu Waterfall and Hellenistic city Perge, adding an ancient history to balance the property market's booming beach life.
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Located on the Aegean Sea, Altinkum is a hugely popular hotspot for overseas visitors thanks to its wide range of sandy beaches and ancient ruins on the doorstep. It is so popular, in fact, that thousands of foreigners now live there all year round. Nearby is the ancient Temple of Apollo containing the head of Medusa: either it turned the house hunters all to stone, or the area is so idyllic that they could stay away. Altinkum's booming tourist numbers suggest the latter.
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Located on Turkey's South coast, Alanya is home to the typical Turkish range of tourist activities and historical sites, a mix that has seen interest in its property market skyrocket. Now, Alanya is one of the most in-demand property destinations, with foreigners in the city owning over one-tenth of all real estate.
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Kusadasi is a resort in the Aydin province that attracts holidaymakers and investors alike with the beautiful Aegean Sea. The population soars in the summer when domestic and overseas tourists flock to the area, creating an ideal climate for fun vacations and profitable real estate investments.
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