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Oceanwide Properties News is the Fethiye news, lifestyle and Turkish property website of Oceanwide Properties. With offices in London and Fethiye in Turkey, Oceanwide Properties is a professional overseas estate agent specialising purely in property in Turkey. Established in 2005, we pride ourselves on a deep knowledge of Turkey. Our news site not only contains Turkish property news and alerts, we also publish Turkish lifestyle and interest articles, Fethiye local news and case studies about life and living in Turkey. It's a Turkey blog for those that love the country.

Deluxe beach-front apartment in Akbuk £65,000

apartment in akbuk

Looking for an affordable sea-front property? Take a look at this luxury 2 bedroom beach-front apartment in Akbuk.  Located on the exclusive Apollonium Spa Resort, it comes fully furnished and features a private Jacuzzi and many upgraded features and fittings. This 2 bedroom apartment is located in the small holiday resort ... Read More »

7 Reasons NOT to live in Turkey

reasons not to live in Turkey

Considering living or buying a property in Turkey? Got reservations? Have a read of this, our 7 reasons NOT to live in Turkey or visit for a holiday. 1.The weather is far too good. According to holidayweather.com Dalaman and the Fethiye region of Turkey suffer great temperatures year round averaging 26°C. July and August ... Read More »

Turkey tourism news round up 16th October 2017

turkey tourism news

Take a read of the latest roundup of Turkey tourism news highlights from the last week. Tourists on the up, Oludeniz Airgames about to start – life is looking positive again! Antalya surpasses last years tourism figures attracting nearly 10 million tourists so far this year (Daily Sabah 15th October ... Read More »

Turkish Kisir Recipe (Turkish Couscous Style Salad)

Turkish Kisir

If you are familiar with tabouleh, the Middle Eastern dish, or like a couscous, you will probably love Turkish Kisir. It’s a favourite in most Turkish homes and regularly features on the family table, at gatherings or BBQs. Turkish Kisir’s primary ingredient is bulgur (cracked wheat). This is found in ... Read More »

The dos and don’ts in Turkey and Britain

Here’s an amusing little guide on the common dos and don’ts in Turkey and Britain. Maybe you can relate to a few? Have we missed any? UK – dos and don’ts… TURKEY – dos and don’ts… Don’t expect to eat at someone’s house unless invited. Brits often have empty fridges. They rarely ... Read More »

Turkey tourism news round up w/e 6th October 2017

Grab yourself a cuppa and take a look at our weekly round up of Turkey tourism news highlights and headlines from the last seven days.  Russians still holidaying in Antalya until first week in November (Daily Sabah, 6th September 2017) The Daily Sabah reported earlier today that hotels in Antayla ... Read More »

Santa’s tomb believed to be found in Demre

St Nicholas

Archeologists believe they may have found the tomb of St. Nicholas, our Christmas Saint, under a church floor in Antalya. A little about St. Nicholas We have run stories in the past about the important link Turkey plays in the Christmas story. In our article from December 2015, The real ... Read More »

Property Spotlight: Homes in Ovacik and Hisaronu

Hisaronu and Ovacik

Many people ask us what the best location is for a property in Turkey. There are many options along the coast but two of the most popular in the Fethiye region are undoubtedly Ovacik and Hisaronu. There are many reasons for this; fabulous mountain and forest views, close proximity to ... Read More »

Turkey tourism news round up 29th September 2017

Turkey Tourism News

Here’s the latest Turkey tourism news round up by Oceanwide Properties News. The articles below are pieces we have found of interest in the press and social media over the last 2 weeks. Clocks in Turkey continuing with daylight savings again this year (Daily Sabah 28th September 2017) Deputy PM Bekir ... Read More »

60 Well-preserved ship wrecks found in the Black Sea

Black Sea Ship wrecks

The Black Sea Maritime Archaeological Project has made some amazing discoveries after three long seasons exploring the depths of the Black Sea. A total of 60 well-preserved ships wrecks have been located, an incredible find shedding new light on over 2500 years of seafaring history dating back to Roman, Byzantine, medieval and ancient Greek times. ... Read More »

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