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Alanya Beach House

Retirement Life in Alanya

Foreigners rent / buy properties in Alanya

Before 2003, only Germans used to rent or buy a property in Alanya, after 2003 especially Finnish, Swedish, Norwegian, and Danish people bought their holiday homes in Alanya. Today, in addition to Europeans, other Europeans such as Irish, English, Belgian, Dutch also rent or buy non-European properties in Alanya.

The biggest reason to rent or buy a property in Alanya is its climate with long summer season with its 300 sunny days and the mild winter weather attracts many foreigners to spend their winter in Alanya well.

It is very common that the majority are retired people who want to spend the winter or live their retired life in Alanya.
We get a lot of inquiries, especially regarding what it is like to live as a pensioner in Alanya? Which is not easy to answer because the questions around this and wishes vary a lot in different ways

​There are a few reasons to spend your retired life in Alanya that we think are worth looking at:

  • Cheaper living conditions than in the EU

  • Delicious Turkish food

  • Hospitable Turkish people

  • High quality healthcare services

  • Tasty and fresh fruit and vegetables

  • Gazipasa Airport (only 40 km to Alanya)

  • Safe and clean city

  • Beautiful and nice beaches

  • Sea life

Foreign citizens who rent or buy usually want apartments, but also villas in Alanya. The quality of real estate construction has developed over time rapidly every day and the construction sector has achieved European standards, what the foreign home buyers want.

Popular places to rent or buy a property are on the east side of Alanya. On the eastern side are Oba, Cikcilli, Kestel, Mahmutlar, Kargıcak and Demirtaş. And on the west side are Konaklı, Avsallar, Okurcalar and Türkler. Apartments are mostly used in the summer.

Some others like to have apartments in Alanya city center close to everything that a city life can give them. These foreigners often live in Alanya in the winter as well and are often retired people who have moved to Alanya to live permanently in Alanya.
Alanya City provides many advantages for foreigners who live permanently or to live their retirement life in a city.
Why you choose Alanya city life we ​​have listed below which is mostly also our wish for a retired life that we wish for ourselves and we hope that you agree with us.

  • Famous beautiful Kleopatra beach

  • Warm evenings and sunny days all year round

  • Many restaurants that are also open during the winter

  • Many places that offer live music and dance

  • Well-maintained collective traffic around the clock

  • Grocery stores in almost every corner

  • Walks in the sunshine by the sea

There are certainly some many other advantages that we have certainly not come across, so we would be grateful if you would write us your views about life in Alanya.
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