Property Turkey - Belek. Property for sale in Belek
Located at a midpoint between the towns of Antalya and the popular resort of Side, Belek is situated on the beautiful Southern Mediterranean coast of Turkey. It is a place where the contemporary present and the historical past go comfortably hand in hand. Belek Property is good value, and whether you are looking for sun-drenched beaches, fascinating local sites of historical interest, the fabulous European-styled golf courses or just a place to relax or recuperate, Belek has something for every type of visitor and property for sale near all those golf courses is a bonus – both for investment and rental potential. Antalya province is thirty-five kilometres away and the area is served by Antalya International Airport to the West of Belek, with regular flights from the UK and Mainland Europe. Flights from the UK take roughly four hours with Mainland Europe taking between three to three and a half hours. Transfers from the airport to Belek take around thirty minutes by bus or taxi.
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A mixture of private and public investment has been made in the Belek area in the last twenty years, turning a sleepy area into a major tourist destination and property hotspot. The area is considered to be the Jewel in the Crown of the Turkish tourism industry. It is known as the Turkish Riviera. There is something convincingly reassuring about a resort that Turkeyï¿½s elite frequent on their vacations. With over thirty top class hotels in the region, as well as traditional three and two star establishments, thereï¿½s suitable accommodation for all budgets. Belek has sixteen kilometres of shingle and sand beaches, and the sea is suitable for those who love a paddle or are more serious about their water-sports It is also currently the ï¿½golf capital of Turkeyï¿½.
Belek enjoys roughly three hundred days of sunshine per year, which is a rather tempting prospect for those of us living in Northern Europe. In the summer, Belek temperatures can peak around around forty degrees Celsius and drop in winter down to about fifteen degrees Celsius. The summer months have a higher than average humidity, but this is compensated by the surprisingly clement winter months.
Between the cities of Belek and Antalya is the ancient Hellenistic (Ancient Greek) city of Pershe (sometimes called Perge). With its ruins spread over the tops of two hills, it offers spectacular views, as well as the beautiful Acropolis on one hill and a theatre on the other. Built by the ancient architect Zenon in 2 BC, it is considered the finest preserved theatre anywhere in the world. It is from Pershe that St. Paul is said to have given some of his sermons.
Property in Belek
Throughout Belek, property market values are reasonably high, given the Riviera type setting that Belek has become. Nevertheless, a nice two bedroom apartment with air conditioning and a shared swimming pool is can fetch around thirty eight to forty five thousand pounds, with larger three bedroom in the region of fifty to sixty thousand pounds. Like many parts of Turkey, property in Belek is very popular especially with golfers, and a three bedroom villa with swimming pool for sale is likely to run to about three hundred thousand euro, which is roughly in the region of two hundred thousand pounds, however, small villas, and flats are available for less.