The Turkish Riviera, Alanya...
Alanya is a city situated in the Mediterranean, in the eastern coast of Antalya Bay of the Anatolian Peninsula and its history dates back to the antiquity. Behind the town is the Taurus Mountains and the total coastline of Alanya to the Mediterranean is about 100 km. The natural well-kept beaches extend along the coast. Alanya has a typical Mediterranean climate with wet humid winters and hot dry summers. The average winter temperature is14ºC; the average summer temperature is 29ºC. In winter the water averages 18ºC and in summer 25ºC.Though snow in the city centre is an extraordinary natural event Taurus Mountains which is almost over 2000 meters high is covered white during winter. At the beginning of the spring, the 20 riversof Alanya carry the melting snow on the Taurus to Mediterranean by creating wonderful picnic areas and rafting rivers. Plateaus on Taurus Mountains have a very rich flora and there are perfect routes for trekking and safari. Even in Alanya Citadel there are 16 endemic plant species. There are no factories in Alanya; economic life depends on tourism and agriculture. Alanya has an important role inTurkey's banana and citrus growing.
Alanya is one of thebiggest and most popular holiday destinations of the Mediterranean with a total numberof 170.000 bed capacity.
Cleopatra is the most sought after and prestigious area in Alanya, and the sandy beach with a length of two kilometres is marked with the sign of the international Eco-certificate "blue flag". Cleopatra beach is located in the western part of the fortress and is protected by a natural two-kilometre reef that protects it from the waves and is ideal for a beach holiday for children and elderly people. The beaches are fully equipped with descent to the sea, showers, sun loungers in the area there are many cafes and restaurants, playgrounds, tennis courts, green parks with fountains.
From the funicular site located here, you can climb to the fortress, from where you can enjoy views of the whole city, stroll along the streets saturated with historical spirit, and see the vast expanses of the Mediterranean Sea. For fans of outdoor activities in the area there are several sports schools that offer various training courses: tennis, football, volleyball, basketball, etc. At night, the city has numerous bars and discos. Due to the rapid growth of tourism over the past few years, the Cleopatra area has become very popular for buying real estate and the demand for short-term rent in this area has increased.
If you are thinking about buying a home in Turkey, then this area will be an ideal place for contribution and investment!