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Lovely apartment with beautiful light rooms Cleopatra Sea and Castle, Alanya West
Cleopatra Sea and Castle Stunning castle view from the balcony. Breathtaking view of the Mediterranean. Within walking distance of the centre, the beach and the bazaar. Very attractive holiday home with Alanya's exciting life nearby. Air conditioning for heating or cooling both living room and bedrooms. American kitchen with oven,
hob, refrigerator and dishwasher. Holiday home with inviting balconies for the warm summer nights. A Peaceful holiday home furnished and ready for occupation. Pleasant holiday home close to the centre and the beach. Lovely pool area with childrens pool. Sports and health facilities. Caretaker for the complex. #LiveCloseToTheSea #Theme:View
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Lovely home in holiday village close to the beach Alden 1 2+1, Alanya Mahmutlar
Great view of the Mediterranean. Great pool view.
for the warm summer nights. A Peaceful holiday home furnished and ready for occupation.
Right in the centre of the town near shops and restaurants. Within walking distance of the centre, the beach and the bazaar.
Lift in the building. Lovely pool area. Really pretty garden with flowers and fruit trees. Caretaker for the complex.
Air conditioning for heating or cooling both living room and bedrooms. American kitchen with bar counter. Holiday home with inviting balconies
79.000 â‚¬ View property
Breathe the fresh mountain air and enjoy the perfect view Seaview B Blok No. 2, Alanya Castle
Stunning castle view from the balcony. Wonderful view of the beach and the sea. Located in a peaceful area. Beautifully situated on a hilltop. Air conditioning for heating or cooling both living room and bedrooms.
Double beds in all bedrooms. Bathtub in the bathroom. American kitchen with oven, hob, refrigerator and dishwasher. Barbeque area for warm evenings.
This is one of the most popular sports in Turkey. Yagli gures means literally oiled wrestling. The wrestlers wear tight short leather trousers called "Kispet", made of water buffalo leather weighing approximately 13 kilograms, and they cover themselves with olive oil. Last summer i found my self sitting in grandstand in village of Gökbel. Gökbel is very beautiful village up in Taurus mountains near Alanya. It tooks about 50 minutes to drive there.
Inside 15 last years Turkeys water and forest ministery has built among other things: - 508 dams - 327 artificial lakes - 18 water treatment - 42 National parks - 223 playing parks - 4 billion forest plants - 1856 automatic weather station Turkey is big country but Turkish people are working so hard to built us this beautiful country.
It's was big fair as well with music and celebrations and it goes on until the morning. Usually lamb roast is a very popular food. In the entertainments, belly dancing is accompanied by Turkish traditional musical instruments 'davul' (drum) and 'zurna' (a type of flute) and singings. I didnt know anything about oil resling, but i noticed that day started with younger and lighter reslers and ended with really big and strong ones. I can guarantee that this is really really nice and interested sport even woman to look! This event they have every year. Saturday there is huge music concert with best of Turkish singers, there is many thousand people lisning the concert. If you want to spent night there, you need own tent. Sunday is then resling day. I recommend this everybody to see! (Pictures Tiina Rönnberg)
Cosy residence in the very centre of town Elite City Mountain view, Alanya Centre
Lovely view of the Taurus Mountains. Watch everyday street life .
refrigerator. Bedlinen, curtains and Crockery are included in this sale.
Right in the centre of the town near shops and restaurants. Within walking distance of the centre, the beach and the bazaar.
Lift in the building. Generator for use in case of power cuts. Lovely pool area. Wonderful holiday home with beautiful and well looked after shared facilities.
Air conditioning for heating or cooling both living room and bedrooms. Electrical water heating system. American kitchen with oven, hob and
Yalan Dünya ( Fake Life) Cave The Yalan Dünya cave is located 7 km away form Gazipasa town centrum to east. Place called Beyrebucak. It is 5 million years old and alive cave. It is one of the longest cave in the world. It is about 4 km long, but only 450 m is open for the public. From the walls you can find old fossils, and there is also living active and unique bat group. Temperature and high humidity inside the cave brings relief to people who has asthma, bronchitis or high fever. I didnt know know we have this kind of treasure in our neighbourhood.. did you? Sulu Yemek, in English means " Food what is made in water". Those are typical traditional Turkish foods. Chicken or meat or only vegetables are stewed in water, so there is food and sauce in same plate when you get it.
How to drive there you can find here
Local Lokanta restaurants are making Sulu Yemek in Turkey and also there is Sulu Yemek restaurants, who are specialize in only making Sulu Yemek- foods. It is typical lunch food here.It is ready when you arrive to restaurant, so you get to table very fast. Sulu Yemek foods are cheap and really tasty. When you come to Turkey please try Sulu Yemek foors, i guarantee that you love that more than typical restaurant food:). Local ladies are working in kitchens, so this is " Real Homefood", Afiyet olsun!
Our Office is sun bathing! It is already more than 20 degree in Alanya and no clouds in sky. Many beach is already open. Our door is busy, old customers and customers who are looking apartments has came to sunny Alanya to have their hollydays here.
Alanya Municipality future project is Alanya Gastronomy Museum. Alanya municipality has been organizing Alanya local meal courses for citizens. With this idea they want to bring and teach local meal history and cooking for the new and next generations. The museum will be located on the Alanya Castle, they will restore an old Alanya house for the purpose.
Turkey's tourism in high jump! 1.5 million tourists visited Turkey in January 2018. It is almost 40% more than 2017. The largest tourist countries here in Turkey are Iran, Georgia, Bulgaria, Germany and Russia. In January, hotels were also booked for almost 30% more than a year earlier. The average hotel cost was 60 euros. In the summer, British continue to travel mostly to the eastern Spain, but for example Corendon Turism, said that their result has improved nearly 100% this coming year. The Dutch and Belgians are leaving the largest part of Turkey in love with them. Similar good news is also heard from Germany and Russia, who have always been Turkey's largest country of travel .. The Scandinavian country has long been known as strong entrants this year!
One of the world's largest travel platform TripAdvisor user voted 25 of the world's best beaches. There is only one beach in the list from Turkey. Deep blue waters and the famous beach of Alanya coast with golden sand Kleopatra Beach was able to enter the 19th row among the world's 25 most admired beaches. TripAdvisor user wrote: "I read that it was a very high-rated beach and I understand why because the sun sits perfectly on the Mediterranean's horizon"
In Dim river area there is lots of Yellow Scorpions this year, so is you have allergy or it is bite a small child, it can be dangerous. So be careful out there, and look your steps.
Our Lithuanian customer Vitautas got his Tapu yesterday and today was moving today to his new home. Vitautas did have already 1+1 in Alanya Centrum, but he wanted bigger apartment and we find if for him from Kargicak. We wish you happy moments in your new home
We have Superman working in our office, his name is Candemir. Today he did fix tapu for 2 finnish 13 years old girls. Sellers were also from Finland, but Candemir did have their Power of Attorney. Buyers were in Alanya with their parents. It is good idea to put Tapu direct to your children name, and we are that office who can do that!
Did you know that... Last weekend Turkish YankÄą Erel and Finnish Otto Virtanen won junior doubles championship in tennis. Congratulations!
Holiday home in park area in the heart of the town Toros Aksu, Alanya Mahmutlar
View over park. Good view of the lovely garden. Right in the centre of the town near shops and restaurants. Within walking distance of the centre and the bazaar. Air conditioning for heating or cooling both living room and bedrooms.
American kitchen with oven, hob and refrigerator. Holiday home with inviting balconies for the warm summer nights. A Peaceful holiday home furnished and ready for occupation. Lift in the building. Lovely pool area.
Did you know that... You can change your euros to liras also in bankautomat. Like if you go to Ziraat Bank red automat, it is very easy to use. Choose first " foreing exhange" ja put euros in from " Para girisi". Automat will show you a rate of the day. Then you just accept it and you will get your liras. Machine is working in English.
Sometimes people thinks " Broker doesn't know the place" , but this one I know:). Today we went to see my old rental home in Kale, owner wants to sell it:). It is lovely apartment, with the greatest view in Alanya and that peace.. If you are looking that, here is your place.. ps. Im envy you ! During the creation of Gourd lamps, the amount of manual labour is astonishing. Enough reason to be curious about the details of this extraordinary process. The gourd is a fruit comparable to the watermelon, being green when it hangs from a tree. The inside consists of white pulp with seeds. After the harvest a circle is carved from the bottom to remove the pulp. The gourd is cleaned, both inside and out, after which it is ready to dry in the sun. The gourd hardens and gets its more recognizable beige color.
Sometimes our work is like " hamamworkers" work:) in August it is so hot here is Alanya. Anyway we are cheking your homes every month, so dont worry. Everything will be fine here:) Sari and Olesya in on the road:) Sometimes we also need to housekeeper to open to gate:)
The dried-out, hardened gourd is now ready to be transformed into a beautiful lamp. The design is created and with a special drill the holes are carefully created into the most stunning patterns. We design the patterns ourselves! After the pattern is made visible with the drill, the gourd is decorated with colorful beads giving them a beautiful finishing touch. The outside is treated with a special oil to give them a shiny, neat look. In Alanya you can fine these artists from Kale who are making by hand these gorgeous lamps. Be careful when you take lamp to plane, those are dry and thats why they easily go broke. 13
Family apartment with several bedrooms Galaxy D11, Alanya Cikcilli
Enjoy the spectacular view of Alanya Castle. Nice view of the pool area. Centrally located near shopping area. The surroundings are great for hiking. Air conditioning for heating or cooling both living room and bedrooms. Both shower and Jacuzzi. Large selection of European TV-channels.
Popular property with lovely light kitchen. Shared facilities including playground and tennis court. 24 hour security service for the building.
From the days of the Ottoman Empire through the present, coffee has played an important role in Turkish lifestyle and culture. Brought to Istanbul in 1555 by two Syrian traders, coffee became known as the "milk of chess players and thinkers". Perspective husbands would judge a woman's merits based on the taste of her coffee. Today, Turkish coffee houses continue their role in society as a meeting place for both the cultured citizen and the inquisitive traveler. Istanbul offers many new and delightful cafe - restaurants where friends and family meet to discuss topics of the day over a cup of traditional Turkish coffee. Derived from the Arabica bean, Turkish coffee is a very fine, powder-like grind. An aromatic spice called cardamom is sometimes added to the coffee while it is being ground. One can also boil whole seeds with the coffee and let them float to the top when served. Turkish coffee has six levels of sweetness ranging from very sweet to black. Since sugar is not added to the coffee after it is served, spoons are not needed. As the coffee begins to heat, it begins to foam. A rule of the Turkish coffee ceremony dictates that if the foam is absent from the face of the coffee, the host loses face.
In Alanya here is very active surfing group. But if you are not ready for surfing you can always go for 2 hours Supboard trip. We left from beach front of Alanya municipality house. First it felt really unstable, but when i relaxed, it was really fun. We left at 6 in morning, so city was quiet, everything was beautiful. We went to small beach front of old shipyard, taken some pictures there. I will go again this summer too:) All age people can do this, its really fun for families too:) Suffers you can see specially in wintertime in east side of Alanya, there is nice waves. Welcome to Active Alanya! Please check the link: www.alanyasurfteam.com
Turkish coffee is served hot from a special coffee pot called "cezve". Tradition states that after the guest has consumed the coffee and the cup is turned upside down on the saucer and allowed to cool, the hostess then performs a fortune reading from the coffee grounds remaining in the cup. Rich in tradition and flavor, Turkish coffee remains a favorite today. Prospective brides, as a test of their housekeeping skills, are still expected to make and serve coffee to the boys' parents - and have been known to avoid unwanted marriages by using salt instead of sugar or spilling the coffee all over the guests! As the Turks say "To drink one cup of coffee together guarantees forty years of friendship".
Breathe the fresh mountain air and enjoy the perfect view Green Hill 2+1, Alanya North
Stunning castle view from the balcony. Fantastic view of the beautiful Taurus Mountains. Quiet situation in beautiful, natural surroundings. Beautifully situated on a hilltop. Air conditioning for heating or cooling both living room and bedrooms.
Furnished balcony with table and chairs. Nice spacious inviting bathroom. A Peaceful holiday home furnished and ready for occupation. Lovely pool area. Caretaker for the building. #UnitsNotToBeMissed #Theme:View
Şalgam or Şalgam Suyu (in translation: "turnip juice") is a popular beverage from the southern Turkey cities Adana and Mersin. Although the Turkish word şalgam literally means "turnip", şalgam is made with the juice of red carrot pickles, salted, spiced and flavoured with aromatic turnip (çelem) fermented in barrels with the addition of ground bulgur. Hot paprika relish is added just before drinking.
As renewable energy sources have become quite important in terms of countries and states, the work done on this issue has also been accelerated. Turkey has a great potential in terms of renewable energy sources. Especially, this potential is the foreground in solar energy. Turkey annual sunshine duration according to European and other world states is quite high.
Şalgam is often served with the alcoholic drink rakı — not mixed, but rather in a separate glass. While şalgam is commonly recommended as a cure for hangovers, consuming excess amounts may cause bloating.
Finally Turkey realize the potential in the production of electricity based on solar energy.
Şalgam is " The real mans"- drink!
Alanya municipality is also investing in sun energy, and has already now an big area with sun panels installed and running near Konakli.
With the new investments made in this area in recent years Turkey has become one of the largest markets in Europe.
Family penthouse with lots of space Toprak Alanya Penthouse, Alanya Centre
Great view of the Mediterranean. Have a beautiful view of the entire town. Within walking distance of the centre. Near Cleopatra Beach.
Attractive cheerful holiday home with white goods included. Holiday home with inviting balconies for the warm summer nights. A Peaceful holiday home furnished and ready for occupation.
Air conditioning for heating or cooling both living room and bedrooms.
Lift in the building. Lovely pool area. Caretaker for the complex.
Did you know that.. Paragliding is the latest popular excursion in Alanya. Jumping from around 700 mt high from Taurus mountains with proffesional paragliding pilot. The fly takes around 20 min with amazing Alanya view and landing Cleopatra beach.
Did you know that.. National Sovereignty and Children's Day in Turkey Solemn ceremonies and children’s festivals take place throughout Turkey on National Sovereignty and Children’s Day, held on April 23 each year. Children take seats in the Turkish Parliament and symbolically govern the country for one day.
Did you know that.. This sweet and savory Levantine cheese pastry is hard to avoid in Turkey; you can smell the street vendors frying it up from blocks away. Kunefe is made from a stretchy, unsalted fresh melting cheese called hatay found only in this region— mozzarella would be the closest Western analogue. The cheese is coated in sugar syrup-soaked phyllo shreds called kadayıf (the same ones used to make some varieties of baklava, as described above), and fried until crisp. Its appeal is the contrasting textures of the crunchy exterior against the soft, melty interior. It can be topped with pistachios, kaymak (clotted cream) or ice cream—or simply eaten on its own, preferably while still piping hot. This is my favourite of all Turkish sweets. You can fine many good Kunefe cafes from 25 m road in Alanya.
What Do People Do? Many people in Turkey commemorate the first gathering of the Grand National Assembly (the Turkish Parliament), which took place on April 23, 1920, by attending local ceremonies or laying wreaths at monuments of Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, the founder of the Turkish Republic. The biggest ceremony takes place at the Ataturk Mausoleum in Ankara. 19
Holiday home in scenic surroundings Elit Kestel Garden, Alanya Kestel
Lovely view of the Taurus Mountains. Good view of the lovely garden. Located in a peaceful area. Small market nearby. Air conditioning for heating or cooling both living room and bedrooms. American kitchen with oven, hob, refrigerator and dishwasher.
Holiday home with inviting balconies for the warm summer nights. A Peaceful holiday home furnished and ready for occupation. Shared pool with area for sunbathing. Really pretty garden with flowers and fruit trees. Caretaker for the complex. A relaxing tidy garden to relax in.
Do you know what is Kermes? It is like an bazar, people are selling there everything; food, different crafts, plants, clothes, almost what ever. This way people are collecting money for the areas students who dont have money enough to study. Many times students are coming from villages near by, and they also live in student houses in Alanya.
Did you know that.. There is coming new huge bridge to Dim-river? That bridge is part of the new bigger road. This way cars and trucks are going little bit far from Alanya city centre.
So please go and join when you see Kermes in your area and support students.
This morning was nice in office. Our cleaning ladys daughter was also in office. She came to me and introduced herself. Memnum oldum Azra!
Alanyaspor will continued in Turkish Superleague!! Last game was against Sivasspor and that ended 2-2. That result guarantee that Alanyaspor is playing also 2019 in Superleague! Welldone ja thank you, we are proud of our football team!!
First ferry from Cyprus arrived to Alanya harbour last week. Two times a week it is going and coming:). Please use to ferry and explore also Cyprus, maybe that way we can get longer season for ferry 21
The legendary Orient Express reflects old time luxury and elegance. From Paris and London to Istanbul, Orient Express went almost an entire century. The Orient Express stories are full of the glamour and the mysteries of the universe.The legendary train is also in Bond films than Dracula-stories. Agatha Christie placed one of the most famous works into the Orient Express.Christie's "Murder on the Orient Express" was inspired by an incident that happen in 1929, actual the murder, which took place in the train what was stuck in a snow storm near Istanbul. When she wrote the story Christie went to travel the route by herself.
Yesterday we did visit with Candemir new " Ikinci bahar spor alani", so park to older people:). There is many equipments to use for little sport, and also small playground for little children. So here can go grandparents and children together:). You can find this park east side, about 100 m before Yali taxi, in beach side. 22
The"golden time" was 1930, when it was just about the only way to travel, and the fastest way also, thousand miles through the whole Europe.The Orient Express was a luxury and great elegance. The royals, nobles and diplomats travelled with the exotic Orient Express train. Later, during the cold war to train was full of stories and rumors of spies etc. on the way to the exciting world of the East, beyond the Iron Curtain of the enemy camp. The original Orient Express will no longer exist. The working was in the last few decades on several times in big troubles.At the end of the year 2009 it was decided to finally close.
Hiking has arrived to Alanya, and will stay here! Last Saturday we left from Alanya with 36 persons group. We did drive with bus 1,5 hours to Akseki area. Bus left us in small village, we started ours walking from there towards to Taurus mountain. You can just admire spring time in Turkey, green fields with hundreds of trees full of flowers!
stopped and we walked 3 km to the cave. Totally unbelievable place! Cave is in national park area and you can go inside the cave with rubber boat. Guide who came with us told as facts of the cave. Water was emerald green, and very cold. End of the cave there was beautiful waterfall and caves walls was from limestone.
We started to clime mountain slope along the curving path, it was like 4 km long, until we came to top. It was in 1200 m, the view was incredible. Huge mountains everywhere and deep deep valleys between them, ah so beautiful! Sometimes the path was difficult to detect, but many thousand years traders and camel caravans has used it.
There is different kind of difficulty levels in hiking tour, this ours was like middle one. We hiked about 10 km. It was challenging because of up hill walk. Hills made our group to stretch into long queue. But there is also easy hiking where are used small roads in flat areas.
After 4 hours hiking we came near Minareli village, and we stop there in corner of field. There we enjoyed our lunch, what we all has in our back bags. Water is very important also, yes its heavy but within day back bag is coming lighter. Village was like we have use time machine and went back hundreds years. Houses was made of stones and woods.Beautiful balconies and delightful door, cows in fields, birds were singing in the trees. Life with out noise and stress! After the lunch we hiked back to bus and trip continued to Altınbeşik cave. Before cave bus
i recommend everybody to try these hiking tours. Alanya and areas near by are full of historic places and incredible miracles of nature. Hiking tours are not expensive, this tour was 60 tl. Every week they are doing two day tour trip and sometimes also weekend hiking trips. More information you can find from these links: www.antalyagezirehberi.net www.facebook.com/famtour
Lovely penthouse with great view Orient Hill Penthouse, Alanya Tosmur
Great view of the Mediterranean. Beautiful view of Alanya Castle. Quiet situation in beautiful, natural surroundings. Beautifully situated on a hilltop. Air conditioning for heating or cooling both living room and bedrooms. Furnished balcony with table and chairs. The home is fully furnished in a great Scandinavian
style. Popular property with lovely light kitchen. Lift in the building. Lovely pool area. Really pretty garden with flowers and fruit trees. Caretaker for the complex. #Theme:View
Simit are often described as the Turkish bagel but this is an inaccurate description. Simit are baked in a stone oven where as bagels are boiled before being baked. Simit also tend to be crunchy on the outside providing a delicious contrast in texture to the soft inside. Municitypality has trollies in city where you can buy Simits. Also Simit are also sold in bakeries all over town, and some in a variety of flavors. Susam (sesame), haşhaş (black sesame), and Ay Çekirdeği (sunflower seed) are some of the most well known. It is also possible on occasion to get add-ons to your breakfast bread like krem peynir (cream cheese) or recel (fruit jam.) The standard one costs 90 kurus. Note: Simit last a maximum of 1 day so do not purchase them in advance and expect them to stay fresh. You can somewhat rehabilitate your simit by toasting it but it will never be as good as the fresh variety.
Did you know that... There is many animals who are only living in our area. Many knows our beautiful and huge Caretta Caretta sea turtles. They are making their eggs specially in Gazipasa and Alanya area. People are protecting those eggs and when time comes and babies are ready to run to sea, volunteers are carry them to see with baskets. Also we have great seals in here, Mediterranean Monk Seal. There is only about 600 them left. They need clean water to live and make babies. I have seen one in Fethiye harbour, it was joyful moment. So lets try our best to keep our wonderful sea clean, no more trash there.. Tamam?
Alanya Cultur and Turism 18 th festival just ended yesterday. Inside three days there was many concerts and dance shows. And ofcourse lots of people was in those shows.
14 INTERESTING FACTS ABOUT TURKEY 1 - Turkey's blacksea coastline streches for 1650 KM. Thats the same distance as from paris to berlin. 2- Turkey was amongst some of the first countries to give women the right to vote (Before usa and most of the european countries.) 3- Turkey's largest city, İstanbul , is the world's only city that is built on two continents. Over thousands of years of history in istanbul was the capital of three great empires (Roman, Byzantine And Ottoman.) 4- Despite the appearence of camels at holiday resorts ,There is no desert in Turkey and no native camels. 5- Turkey is the second biggest producer of Watermelon in the world. 6- There is a city in Turkey called "Batman" 7- Turkey is the No1 consumer of the tea in the world. 8- Turkey (Ottomans) introduced coffee to europe in the 1500's. 9- Jelly beans got started as an american form of Turkish delight. 10- The famous trojan wars took place in western Turkey, around the site where the trojan horse rests today
Last weekend i went to 4 hours riding tour to Toros mountain, middle of Kargicak and Demirtas. Place called Alanya horse club. it was really nice tour. All horses were in good conditions, views were fabulous. We ride, and sometimes walk with them too. Also we did have some breaks too. If you have just start this hobby, you can go, horses are so nice and easy to ride. So we have many sorts of sport here in Alanya what to do! Enjoy your holiday
11- Its believed by some scientists and scholars that Turkey was the landing place of Noah's ark. The story of mass flooding on earth appears in the christian bible and the specific location that noah landed the ark has been determined as mount ararat which is 5165 meters high 12- Çekoslovakyalılaştıramadıklarımızdanmısınız is the longest word in the Turkish. It roughly translates to " Are you one of those people whom we couldnt make to be originating from Czechoslovakia? 13- Istanbul has the historical building of sirkeci train station. This was the last stop of the simplon- Orient express - Kings of trains and train of kings- Between paris and constantinople (Istanbul) from 1883 to 1977 Agatha christie was one of the passengers of this train. 14- Turkey is responsible for %85 of the worlds hazelnut exports. Especially Nutella's hazelnuts comes from Turkey.
Did you know... Saz (Turkish Long Neck Lute) The Saz is the grandfather of the Greek Bouzouki. It's originated in Central Asia where Turks lived before their westward migration. Like the guitar in Spain and the bouzouki in Greece, the Saz is the most popular stringed instrument in Turkey. Although similar in shape to the Greek Bouzouki, the construction, size and sound of the Saz is different. You need a baglama saz to be able to play the microtones (Perde) of Arabic music. These instruments have traditional tied frets that are movable, and 3 courses of strings.
Did you know that... It is really easy and cheap travel to Antalya by bus from Alanya, 25 tl, and also there is many busses and bus companies going true days. When you go to bus station, otogar, go direct and buy you seat. There is also service in bus. At least you are getting water, lemonade, tea or coffee. Some companies are also given you snacks. Busses who are going far away has also tv, movies and possibility to load your mobile phone.
New "goverment hospital" like people call it, Devlet, has been open few month now in Oba, behind Metro. There is first Aid, different polyclinics and hospital departures. If you have resident permit, it is quite inexpensive to use this Devlet hospital. And there is also English language translator.
Have a nice trip!
Holiday home in quiet and scenic surroundings Demirtas Beach Ocean View A3, Alanya Demirtas
Great view of the Mediterranean. Enjoy the view of the surrounding parkland.
refrigerator. Holiday home with inviting balconies for the warm summer nights.
Quiet and peaceful situation. Quiet situation in beautiful, natural surroundings.
Lift in the building. Lovely pool area with childrens pool. Fitness room for communal use. A relaxing tidy garden to relax in.
Air conditioning for heating or cooling both living room and bedrooms. Both shower and Jacuzzi. American kitchen with oven, hob and
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Lovely home in holiday village close to the beach Elite Country 9_3, Alanya Avsallar
Great view of the Mediterranean. Pleasant view of park area.
liday home furnished and ready for occupation. 2 Bathrooms 1 with shower and 1 with bath tub..
Lovely holiday home a few minutes walk from the sights, shops and restaurants. Within walking distance of the town centre and beach.
Enjoy the panoramic view of the town at night. Lovely pool area with childrens pool. Caretaker for the complex. Wonderful holiday home with beautiful and well looked after shared facilities.
Air conditioning for heating or cooling both living room and bedrooms. Attractive cheerful holiday home with white goods included. A Peaceful ho-
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Holiday apartment of the highest standard Gallery Penthouse, Alanya Mahmutlar
Stunning castle view from the balcony. Marvellous view of the sea.
quality furniture. Large and open kitchen of Scandinavian quality.
Quiet and peaceful situation. Small market nearby.
Lift in the building. Generator for use in case of power cuts. Shared pool with area for sunbathing. 24 hour security service for the complex.
Air conditioning for heating or cooling both living room and bedrooms. Both shower and Jacuzzi. The home is well furnished with beautiful top
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How a holiday home in Alanya brings divorced couple back together This weekend Finnish newspaper Taulussanomat published a nice article describing the life in Turkey for the Leinonen couple. Leinonen bought a holiday home in Alanya more than 10 years ago and are now staying here every winter to get away from cold Finland. Originally the couple got divorced back in 1994, but when Mr. Olavi Leinonen later decided to invest in a holiday home in Alanya it led to a visit from his then ex-wife Irmeli and the couple got back together. The apartment is located in Elite City residence and was bought via us here at 2Base Estate Agency.
In the article our Finnish sales manager Sari SyrjĂ¤lĂ¤ is also telling about the estate market in Alanya and what to look out for when investing in Turkish property. Here at 2Base we are happy that another positive story about real estate in Alanya has been published in European media. And of course it makes us extra happy and proud when the source of the story comes directly from Alanyas best estate agent, 2Base. Read the full story here - it is in Finnish language so we recommend using google translate
Ever since the Leinonens have been keeping in contact with us and we help them whenever it is needed.
Lovely new holiday home within walking distance of the beach City Vesta Apartment, Alanya Centre
Wonderful panoramic view of the town. Watch everyday street life . Near Cleopatra Beach. Wonderful holiday home in the town centre with restaurants and shopping facilities nearby. Air conditioning for heating or cooling both living room and bedrooms. Electrical water heating
system. American kitchen with oven, hob, refrigerator and dishwasher. Extremely charming holiday home furnished and ready for occupation. Lift in the building. Lovely pool area. Fitness room for communal use. Sauna for communal use. #UnitsNotToBeMissed #LiveCloseToTheSea
Flightlist for Gazipasa airport & ferry boat from Alanya to Girne An unofficial list showing all flights in and out of Gazipasa airport has been published. This list is showing not only the airline and flight destination, but also the periods of which these flights take place.
Ferry boat operating from Alanya to Girne on Norther Cyprus. Also starting this year it will be possible to sail from Alanya to Girne. The trip takes app. 3 hours and the price for a return ticket is around 350 TL for at return ticket. This will make for a great little weekend get-away. To learn more about the ferry boat click here To read more about Girne on Northern Cyprus click here (Lonely Planet).
Please note that some of the flights are charterflight and can therefor not be booked via the airline, but only via the travel agency who is responsible for the flight in question.
Lovely home in holiday village close to the beach Garden apartment Konakli, Alanya Konakli
Great view of the Mediterranean. Great pool view. Quiet situation in beautiful, natural surroundings. Beautifully situated on a hilltop. Air conditioning for heating or cooling both living room and bedrooms. Electrical water heating system. Both shower and Jacuzzi. Bedlinen,
curtains and Crockery are included in this sale. Shared facilities including playground, tennis court and car park. Generator for use in case of power cuts. Lovely pool area with childrenÂ’s pool. Wonderful holiday home with beautiful and well looked after shared facilities. #FamilyHomes #Theme:View #LiveCloseToTheSea
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Beautiful pictures from Alanya Join us on Instagram Here at 2Base we love a good picture.
each of the following languages.
And most of all we love a good picture that is related to our beautiful Alanya.
And since we do not publish the same pictures on each account everyday, you can easily follow us on more than one profile if you prefer.
Beach, sunset, a fantastic pool area or from some of our many fantastic sights. So finally we have decided to collect the very best of them on our brand new Instagram profiles. We hope that you share our live for nice pictures and wants to join us. To make it even better we have dedicated Instragram profiles for
In case you do not have instagram, you can still see all of our beautiful pictures be clicking the links above. Are you already using Instagram then clicking the link will take you to our profile where you hopefully will choose to like our pictures and of course follow us :-) See you on Instagram!
- 2Base on Instagram in English
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Micro-adventures in Alanya Big is good but not always best and when it comes to adventures the smaller ones can often be just as good as something complicated. So here is a list of some micro-adventures for everyone to try out in and around Alanya.
- Buy a freshly cooked corn from one of the many street vendors. - Try the bumber cars - Try out a new beach
- Walk out the pier to Alanya Lighthouse
- Try Turkish icecream
- Visit the game area of Alanyum
- Join the locals for lunch, go for "sulu yemek"
- Jump on the local bus and see where it takes you
- Go out Turkish style at "Harem Bar".
- Ride the cable car up to the Castle area - Piknik at the new park area north of Alanya - Order and eat fresh fish at Yeni Hal and drink salgam. - Try Turkish coffee - Go inside Alanya Museum. We bet you have passed it several times, but have you actually entered?
- Rent a bike and ride along the beach. From Konakli there is safe passage all the way to Kargicak. - Visit the local craftsmen area called Sanayi and finally and most important... - Use your imagination and take the opportunities that are handed to you. Always keep and open and positive mind. Hopefully you will enjoy Alanya just as much as we do!
Holiday home in park area in the heart of the town Harem Apartment, Alanya Centre
Marvellous view of the beautiful Castle. Great view of the Mediterranean. Right in the centre of the town near shops and restaurants. Exclusive, much sought-after neighbourhood. Air conditioning for heating or cooling both living room and bedrooms. Tempting bathroom with ceiling light and shower.
The home is well furnished with beautiful top quality furniture. Large and open kitchen of Scandinavian quality. Pleasant holiday home close to the centre and the beach. Lift in the building. Market to the complex. Caretaker for the building. #Theme:View #UnitsNotToBeMissed #LiveCloseToTheSea
About colored stickers and elevators For those of you who has recently been in an elevator in Turkey, we are sure you have noticed the colored sticker seen inside most elevators. But what does the different colors mean and exactly what are they symbolizing? That is a good question, so we did a little research on elevator controls for your safety. All elevators must be regularly checked to ensure that they are all safe to use.
Yellow Label Less serious faults that must be corrected within a period of 60 days. Blue Label For defects labelled blue there is a period of 12 month of corrections. Green Label The green label means that no defects what so ever has been found and that your elevator is in a perfect condition.
The faults detected in these controls are classified into red, yellow, green and blue according to their degree and a visible label is affixed inside the elevator cabinet.
If the elevator has not yet been asesed and no labels are seen, you should contact an authorized elevator company as soon as possible and request your elevators to have periodic inspection carried out.
Red Label If the irregularities identified and labelled as red are not corrected within 30 days, you will risk that your elevator will be sealed off by the municipality.
Finally we want to remind you that using the stairs now and is very healthy and recommendable no matter what color the sticker of the elevator is... 45
A getaway to Alanya Did you ever wonder how the perfect holiday week looks like? If so, then read more in this blog where we guide you through 7 lovely days in Alanya
In the evening you go to the nearest local restaurant. It is within walking distance and the waiters will surely recognize you from your last visit.
- Day 1 Today you just arrived and even though the trip to Alanya is not that long, today is for relaxing.
- Day 2 You get up early because the sun is strong these first couple of days. You hit the beach as one of the first and are awarded with a sun bed in first line to the sea. Until lunch you swim and enjoy the sun.
You go for a short walk to the local vegetable shop and fill up the fridge with seasonal fruits. It is very cheap and you pull out your blender and make some fresh smoothies. The rest of they day you spend on the balcony and at the pool Do not forget sun lotion and to drink a lot of water. 46
Around lunch time it gets too hot and you move into the shade at the beach bar. Here you can order a small lunch and a cold and refreshing Efes. After lunch you walk back to your apartment. It is hot but luckily you can spend the rest of the afternoon in your cooled apartment.
You find the time to finish your book and make a few Skype-calls to friends and family. After sunset you get into a taxi and drive to the city center. Here you walk along the lively and busy Atatürk street. All the shops are still open and there is a lot going on.
- Day 6 Your last day in Alanya. Time to go shopping and get something for friends, family and of course yourself. In the bazaar you find an overwhelming amount of cheap copy products. At the main street it is more the real deal, just cheaper than at home.
You end up at the harbor area and enjoy a perfect dinner at one of the many upscale restaurants.
You end up having to buy an additional suitcase, and keep your fingers crossed that this will not mean having overweight.
- Day 3 You wake up late. After having breakfast on your balcony you go down to the pool for a couple of hours.
Finally the best purchase of the day is done at the local jewelry shop. Here you can really save some money, so your conscience is clean.
After that you go shopping, since you will eat at home tonight.
The shopping tour sees its end at one of the many cafes with a cup of coffee and a piece of cake.
Luckily supermarkets in Turkey are not that different to supermarket at home, so you have no problem getting what you need. - Day 4 The rental car is delivered to you exactly at 9 o clock as agreed. You drive up to the mountains behind Alanya and first stop is at one of the local restaurants serving Turkish breakfast. What a breakfast that is, no lunch is needed now... After this you drive directing Gazipasa and take a swim at an unspoiled beach while the sun sets. Gazipasa has a cozy bazaar area with local fish restaurants. You order "levrek" and drink "salgam" with the locals. - Day 5 Beaching all day - no chance in hell that you will return to work looking like a pale fish like your co-workers.
You have not had time to think about dinner, so your order some kebab from the local restaurant and they deliver to your door step. Before going to bed it is time to pack and go for at last swim in the pool. - Day 7 Bye bye Alanya, or "güle güle" as your Turkish friends are saying. Despite all the shopping you have only minimal overweight and the staff at the check-in counter turns the blind eye to it. A week has passed and you could easily have spend seven more days. Luckily you know that you will soon be back again...
Lovely penthouse with great view Uygun Konak Beach Penthouse, Alanya Konakli
Great view of the Mediterranean. Enjoy the view of the garden. Right in the centre of the town near shops and restaurants. Within walking distance of the beach. Air conditioning for heating or cooling both living room and bedrooms. Attractive cheerful holiday
home with white goods included. The home is fully furnished in a great Scandinavian style. Holiday home with inviting balconies for the warm summer nights. Lovely pool area with childrenÂ’s pool. Really pretty garden with flowers and fruit trees. Caretaker for the complex. A relaxing tidy garden to relax in.
Alanya is the city of playgrounds Families with children love Alanya. The climate here is perfect for both smaller and bigger children and the list of activities for children is long and exiting. For older children we have go-carting, paintball, cinema, tree climbing (parkour), ATV excursions and much more.
As a foreigner you should not be afraid to take advantage of this, even if you might be the only foreigner there. Trust us when we say, that the local parents and kids will be more than happy to see a foreign face on their playground.
Younger children will surely enjoy all the playgrounds in and around Alanya.
Even playgrounds might not meet European safety rules 100% it is very close and generally speaking the equipment and facilities are safe and extremely well looked after.
Last couple of years the municipality has put a lot of work into building small parks with playgrounds all around Alanya.
So next time you visit Alanya with a kid try out the local playground - we are sure you will like it.
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ABOUT YOU & US What can we do for you. What can we do for you as a property owner? We are one of the most experienced real estate agents in our respective areas specialized in offering holiday apartments to foreign buyers and we strive to offer the widest variety of professional services. - Best and most extensive choice of listings from both construc tors and private sellers - High level of honest and reliable information from the first initial contact - Superb after Sales Services such as letting, inspection and online shopping services We cover all aspects At 2Base we cover all aspects of the sales circle and our focus is not only on the selling process, but just as much on the subsequent aftersales services. We provide safe economical terms, making sure that local pitfalls are avoided, offering you a wide selection of properties, maintaining after sales services and giving you access to all the advantages a large, international and strong organisation has to offer.
OUR HISTORY We established our company back in 2003. At that time the property market focusing on foreign buyers was new. Since then a lot has happened. Hundreds – if not thousands – of real estate agents in our areas have come and gone. We are still here, even many of our valued staff are still the same and they have helped us grow into the strong, valued and professional company that we are today.
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VISIT US "You will find us at a modern and easy-accessible location in the very heart of Alanyas city center, where we are always welcoming any visitor with a cop of coffee or a Turkish tea. In case your visit has a specific purpose or you need to meet a specific team member, we always recommend you to make an appointment prior to your visit. Other than that you are welcome any day, any time..." - Candemir Ă–zdemir
Alanya, from the east (Oba, Tosmur etc): Drive along the main street/ Atatürk street until you reach the PTT/ post office. Now continue a few hundred meters until you have a McDonalds on your left hand and green BP petrol station on your right hand. Continue 25 meters past the McDonalds and turn left. Our office is located on the left side on the second line to the main street. Alanya, from the west side (Antalya, Avsallar etc): Drive along the main street/ Atatürk street direction city center. After passing first Damlatas Aqua Park you will shortly after also pass by Denizbank, both on your right hand side. App. 100m further you will see a green BP petrol station at your left hand. Turn right at the BP petrol station and our office will be located on the left side in the second row to the main street.
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Published on Sep 27, 2018
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