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Important dates in Turkey 2016

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It’s a new year so we thought we would give you a list of important dates in Turkey 2016 to note in your diaries. See table below for public holidays, the start of Ramazan, Byram, school holidays, Formula One in Istanbul and others: Important Dates in Turkey 2016 Date Event ... Read More »

Our property in Turkey predictions 2016

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The past twelve months have been a bit of a roller coaster for property in Turkey but thankfully Oceanwide Properties enjoyed a good 2015. The Fethiye region has always been a favourite location for overseas property seekers. It is easily accessible from most of Europe year around and benefits from ... Read More »

Minimum wage in Turkey rises – but so do taxes.

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In line with promises made during the run up to the November 1st election, Turkey is indeed raising the minimum working wage from 1000 TL to 1300 TL per month from this January. Great you make think, and about time. But the sting in the tail is the announcement of ... Read More »

The real story of Santa starts in Patara.

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The fascinating history of a boy called Nicholas born just 40 minutes drive from Fethiye, in beautiful Patara... Read More »

Christmas in Fethiye – Dates for your diary

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Santa Claus is well and truly on his way! Make your Christmas in Fethiye the magical time it should be by attending a few local events. Here’s a few festive dates for you diary: Christmas Fairs Calis Christmas Fair. Sunday 6th December (This Sunday) 11am – 5pm Along the Calis sea ... Read More »

Brad and Angelina buy a $2.6 million Turkish Property

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Turkey’s all about world leaders, celebrities and the wealthy this week. The G20 is taking place in Antalya, Andrey Melichenko paid Fethiye another visit on his mega-yacht and Brad and Angelina have reportedly snapped up a lovely little Turkish property near Izmir costing a mere $2.6 million. Blah! to whoever ... Read More »

Russian Billionaires $300 Million Super Yacht “A” in Fethiye for 2nd time in a month

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It appears that Russian billionaire Andrey Melichenko may love Fethiye having returned on his super yacht “A” just a week or so after his last visit. One things for sure, you can’t miss Mr Melichenko’s arrival. His super yacht “A” is truly James Bond in style. It’s sleek, white and ... Read More »

200 million Euro boost expected from Antalya’s G20 Summit this week

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All eyes are on Antalya this week as 37 world leaders are set to descend on the city for the 10th leaders G20 summit. This comes just a couple of weeks after the controversial November 1st election with the new AKP government expecting the event to boost the economy by ... Read More »

“New reforms set to boost Turkish economy” promises Finance Minister

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Last weeks Turkish election results certainly shocked a great many people including ourselves. It’s only now, a few days later, that we are starting to see a glimpse of what our new parliament has planned for the country. The past 12 months have been tough for Turkey. Since the Justice ... Read More »

Turkey celebrates Republic Day October 29th 2015

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Iyi Bayramlar from everyone at Oceanwide Properties. Today Turks everywhere celebrate Cumhuriyet Bayrami, or Republic Day as you may know it. Today marks the anniversary of the declaration of independence in Turkey. A historic day and a national celebration. The 29th of October each year is a public holiday in ... Read More »

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