Discover the picturesque marinas in Turkey
When you decide to search for the ultimate dream property abroad many buyers and investors opt for looking for a property close to Marinas Turkey has many beautiful Marinas dotted along its 8000km coastline so in fact, the search isn’t difficult at all. To buy a beautiful holiday home with a view of one of the many Marinas Turkey has to offer is what we all aspire to. Harbours are becoming the place to invest, you will see your money soar as these areas are indeed where everyone wants to be or they want to rent for the duration of their holiday. It’s also not uncommon to see your favourite film stars from all over the globe grace these wonderful marinas with truly amazing boats and yachts as they cruise the Aegean and Med.
There are currently over 30 Marinas Turkey can boast of sprinkled along the coastlines from the Aegean to the Mediterranean and lets not forget the Marinas in Istanbul and Yalova so if you are looking for a city property with a sea view then the holiday homes with views of the Marinas Turkey have in Istanbul and Yalova are definitely for you.
There are currently 3 super yacht Marinas Turkey has in operation located in Turgutries, Didim and Gocek which all offer premium super yacht berthing.
Turgutreis – the flagship is only 20km from Bodrum and just 50km from Bodrum international airport it has a 550 berthing capacity and 10,000sqm of dry dock area.
Didim – this marina opened in 2009 and it is an official port of entry, ideally located just 75 minutes from Bodrum international airport and Izmir international airport less than 2 hours away makes it easily accessible as both airports have daily flights. It has a 576 berthing capacity and an impressive 72,000sqm of dry dock area.
Gocek – is classed as one of the safest natural marinas in Turkey, which is close to Dalaman international airport it’s just a 25-minute drive away. There is a 380 berthing capacity with a dry dock area for 150 yachts.
Starting on the Aegean coast we have Cesme, Izmir, Bodrum and Marmaris and heading towards the Mediterranean we find Kas, Kemer and Antalya have some of the most beautiful marinas in the world and holidays in these areas are high in demand. If you love to sail then it’s an ideal location for you at any Marina along the Turkish coastline where you can sail happily to the Lycian and Turquoise coasts for your latest adventure.
There are apartments, duplexes and villas in all these areas currently for sale which will give you luxurious properties at affordable prices whether you’re looking for an apartment in Istanbul or Yalova or a villa in Bodrum or possibly a duplex in Antalya, you really are spoilt for choice all you need to decide is which marina you want to be close too. There are miles of picturesque coastline stretching from the Aegean across to the Mediterranean, panoramic vistas of coves and caves waiting to be explored and palm-fringed beaches where you can relax and bask in the midday sun before taking a dip in the warm inviting sea. cities are vibrant and steeped in rich culture and historic architecture.
Living by the Marina means you are in the heart of a resort with plenty going on around you. If you a near to a Marina in a city then you can visit Mosques, castles and buildings, highly decorated and adorned with intricate carvings. Art galleries and museums which depict Turkey from years gone by and will give you a glimpse into its once great empire. The cities are bustling with shops and bazaars, cafes, tea gardens, bars and restaurants where everything is right on your doorstep and you’re in the hub of it all close to marinas where all the excitement is. If being by the harbour and beaches is your idea of heaven then you will be happy to know that many of the beaches in Turkey are Blue Flag and some are renowned for being amongst the most beautiful beaches in the world. Head out onto your boat for a midnight jaunt or if you don’t own your own boat then there are plenty of daily boat tours you can book for the day.
The climate on the Aegean and Mediterranean coasts has cool mild (with a little rain) winters and hot moderately dry summers. The mountains close to the coast in the Mediterranean region prevent the continental climate reaching central Turkey. In Istanbul and around the Sea of Marmara the climate is moderate and in the winter the temperature can drop below zero.
If you enjoy water sports then you can’t go wrong, up and down the coastline of Turkey which is over 8000km just about every water sport imaginable is available, windsurfing, jet skiing, white water rafting, canoeing, sea kayaking, kite boarding, scuba diving and diving the list is endless. The Yacht and sailing clubs are dotted all across the coastline and there is nothing better than spending the day sailing soaking up the rays it’s a chance to get away from it all and explore the wonderful Turkish coastline for yourselves with numerous caves and coves to discover and breathtaking scenery of the coastline viewed from a yacht.
The Turkish Government tourism sector is investing vast amounts of money in new Marinas across Turkey as they see the huge potential in property sales close to marinas and tourism numbers on the increase in these areas. Money comes in from all directions from the holidaymaker, the holiday home buyer, the investor and from boat owners who berth their yachts and boats at the marinas. It’s also assumed that boat/yacht owners tend to be wealthier so we are then seeing the Turkish coastline attracting wealthier tourists who in turn spend good money in the upmarket and classy restaurants and bars found around marinas. The price to dine and have drinks will always be more expensive in the Yacht and Sailing Clubs because of the views, ambience and the class of clientele they attract. Most of these Yacht and Sailing Clubs offer a fantastic upmarket range of facilities which include the likes of:
Yacht club hotel and restaurant
Fully equipped fitness centre
Stream bath and sauna
Events throughout the year
Restaurant, bar and café
The restaurants offer fine dining at its best start with an aperitif and canapés and pore over the à la carte menu available, there is a superb selection of excellent wines to have with your meal and liquors to accompany your after dinner coffee. If you are looking for the ultimate in luxury at a Turkish resort we suggest you head to any of the marinas located in some of Turkeys best-loved resorts. Rub shoulders with the beautiful people here and see a famous face or two it’s not uncommon as even the rich and famous need to head somewhere for their holidays. With extra investment from the Turkish Government, we are certain to see a further smattering of beautiful marinas popping up around this picturesque coastline visit for a holiday and you won’t want to leave! Luxury properties are available so you may well find yourself making a life changing investment and buying one of these stunning properties. It will give you numerous extended holidays, long breaks and a lifestyle most of us dream of.