Where is Dalyan?
Dalyan is located slightly inland on the banks of a river that leads from the beautiful Koycegiz Lake to the sea at Iztuzu beach, the famous nesting place for the endangered Loggerhead Sea Turtles.
Dalyan is situated midway between the two busy tourist areas of Fethiye and Marmaris, surrounded by lush green forests, with some stunning sandy beaches at the end of the river. A protected area due to the turtles and other wildlife, therefore, you are can be assured that there will be no mass development in the area and mass tourism will never take away its natural charm, beauty, or traditional feel.
A peaceful and tranquil area with a small population of around 5,000 out of season which more than doubles in the summer months with many people returning year after year as they fall in love with Dalyan and its friendly atmosphere provided by the locals who depend highly on the summer tourism trade for their main source of income.
Many people choose Dalyan not only because of its natural and peaceful setting but also because of its close proximity to Dalaman airport, therefore just a short transfer time of approximately 30 minutes.
Nightlife in Dalyan is not noisy like some areas, it is mainly centred on the many relaxing bars and fine restaurants with a distinct lack of nightclubs disturbing the chilling atmosphere therefore, Dalyan is ideal for retirees, nature lovers and people who prefer a nice quite relaxed setting for their annual holidays or new lifestyle.
Types of Property and Areas
Property in Dalyan is pretty scarce in the area due to the lack of development with the restrictions that are in place, though prices are modest to suit even the smallest of budgets, and there are very few new properties built every year.
There are several residential areas in which to buy property in Dalyan, Turkey, Gulpinar, Metinlar, and others, though all are close to the centre of town, which is reachable on foot within just a few minutes, with a good selection of supermarkets and local shops on almost everyone’s doorstep. Not forgetting the local market, held every Saturday, with stalls selling an array of locally grown fresh fruit and vegetables and all sorts of other goods and traditional Turkish gifts. The nearby town of Ortaca is only a few minutes away by car or the local Dolmus, and has a much large selection of stores should you need more than Dalyan offers.
Areas such as Okcular, Eskikoy and Marmali sit in the outskirts if the town, very peaceful and relaxing, close to the mountains
Private villa Accommodation in Dalyan, Turkey tends to be quite traditional, with original wooden windows, large veranda style balconies on the exterior, and ornate coving and archways, wet room style bathrooms on the interior, however, more often than not these character homes are well cared for, and if they are not they can picked up at very reasonable prices with some refurbishment work they can be quickly restored to their former glory. Though, more modern property can be purchased at higher prices. This type of Dalyan property for sale often comes with huge plots of land, with space for a large pool, organic gardens, and occasionally fruit orchards with many have stunning nature views, and views of the ancient rock tombs that sit above the Dalyan Cayi River. Prices for villas on small complexes can be very low, with selling prices starting as low as £50,000 for a 2 bedroom villa.
Apartment accommodation for sale in Dalyan, Turkey is also a mix of traditional and more modern options always set on small complexes with good sized shared pools, you can easily pick up a 1 bedroom investment apartment for approximately £35,000, or even lower if there is refurbishment work to be done.
Rental potential in Dalyan is excellent with property rental yields reaching as much as 10% per annum on some properties, and with the lack of available properties for sale prices will remain steady with a very busy resale market in Dalyan.
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