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Three Primary Reasons Investors Choose the Bodrum Peninsula

Three Primary Reasons Investors Choose the Bodrum Peninsula

There are more millionaires per square mile than any other region on the Aegean coast of Turkey.   Both Turkish and international investors repeatedly choose Bodrum and the Bodrum peninsula to invest in for holiday and year-round homes, so let’s look at the reasons behind their choice. Physical Aegean Beauty and Micro-climate zones The diversity of [...]
Buying an Automobile as an Expat in Turkey

Buying an Automobile as an Expat in Turkey

Luxury Property Turkey received great feedback from its recent November 2017 blog entry titled ‘’Which Automobile to Buy as an Expat in Turkey”. The posting also brought up many questions that were asked about owning a vehicle in Turkey.  Luxury Property Turkey staff assembled our recent clients’ questions regarding privately owned vehicles in Turkey. Disclaimer:  Please […]

Vinbodrum – Turkey’s Emerging Wine Industry

Vinbodrum – Turkey’s Emerging Wine Industry

The Yürüt family-run enterprise Vinbodrum began its epic home-made wine journey over 20 years ago, borrowing on the traditions of ancient Hittite cultures, which first harvested grapes in Anatolia for wine production over two millennium ago. The Vinbodrum family are passionate about their wine, and produce small scale, boutique wines without any automation. They have […]

Golden Age DJ David Hamilton Grooves in Kalkan

Golden Age DJ David Hamilton Grooves in Kalkan

Continuing with celebrity sightings along the Meditteranean and Aegan coasts of Turkey, also enjoying long, lazy days in Kalkan is golden-Age BBC DJ David Hamilton, who owns a stunning villa close to the 7; kilometer long, sandy, white dunes along Patara Beach. Hamilton has hosted more than 12,000 radio shows and 1,000 TV programmes during his […]

Kalkan, Turkey.  Latest Power Hotspot for Celebrities…

Kalkan, Turkey. Latest Power Hotspot for Celebrities…

Luxury Property Turkey continues spotting high powered celebrities frolicking along the Mediterranean Coast of Turkey (see our recent entry on Naomi Campbell’s grand eco-home dream plans on the Aegean). In October of this year, we spotted ‘’dragon’’ Duncan Bannatyne at the Kalamar Beach Club overlooking the turquoise waters of Kalkan, and later, out sailing with […]

Hyatt Centric Announces 2019 Opening of Bodrum Resort

Hyatt Centric Announces 2019 Opening of Bodrum Resort

With its own description of ”eclectic,” the Hyatt Centric Hotel concept builds  upon the local theme of the city its in.  With locations in New York, Chicago, Guatemala, San Francisco, Istanbul and Uruguay, three new venues are opening – Tokyo, Dubai and Bodrum. “The brand is designed for millennial-minded guests who see themselves as savvy-explorers […]

Post Referendum in Turkey April 2017 – What’s Next?

Post Referendum in Turkey April 2017 – What’s Next?

International watchdogs had all eyes on Turkey leading up to the 16 April referendum in which the Turkish electorate took to the polls to decide whether to change the Turkish parliamentary system to a presidential one, essentially allowing the current President Tayıp Erdoğan and future elected presidents increased powers in office. With a narrow approval [...]
Gulf Visitors and Investors Very Keen on Turkey

Gulf Visitors and Investors Very Keen on Turkey

Turkey receives on average more than half a million visitors annually from the Gulf countries, with Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, and the UAE, accounting for one of  the highest number of regional visitors to Turkey. These statistics include ex-pats residing in the Middle Eastern Gulf States as well as native Gulf state citizens seeking a cool […]

What Grows Best in along the Aegean and Mediterranean Coasts of Turkey?

What Grows Best in along the Aegean and Mediterranean Coasts of Turkey?

For new homeowners in Turkey with a green thumb, gardening is a dream come true.  Long dry summers and mild, semi-wet winters mean that a variety of home and garden plants thrive with proper care. One of the characteristic images affiliated with Bodrum and Kalkan are bougainvillea.  These hardy beauties come in shades of ruby, […]