Kemer in Fethiye Area Guide


Sitting 25 kilometres east of Fethiye town centre and Oludeniz, the district of Seydikemer is relatively unheard of but slowly gaining popularity with expats property buyers in Turkey. Consisting of mostly flat, green plains surrounded by the Kelebekli, Boncuk, Erendag, Uyluk Tepe and Akdag mountain ranges, it belongs to the Mugla province of Turkey that is also one of the most popular holiday destinations.

Seydikemer is also known as Fethiye’s Kemer and shouldn’t be confused with the coastal resort of the same name in the Antalya region. At its heart, it is a stunning rural and traditional village and preferred by those who want all the amenities and facilities of Fethiye close by, yet don’t want to be in the thick of the action.

In winter, the landscape scenery turns into a picture postcard scene when the surrounding mountain peaks attract a thick layer of crisp white snow. However nearer to sea level, the mild temperatures ensure you enjoy the warm winter sun just as much as in the summer.

The Real Estate Market of Kemer / Fethiye

Prices for villas in Kemer / Fethiye are a massive lure offering excellent value for money per square meter, and due to the large plots of land they are built on, most have private swimming pools with beautifully landscaped gardens.

Apartments in Kemer, Fethiye are a rarity, but regardless all homes enjoy a tranquil lifestyle with easy access to the centre of Fethiye as well as the beaches of surrounding coastal areas.

If you are looking to buy property in Kemer / Fethiye, you will be in touch with nature and offered year-round tranquillity. Head off into forest areas to enjoy shaded nature walks, or get your fingers green by growing an organic garden.

Getting Out and About

Many civilisations have lived in the Seydikemer District over the course of history including the Persians, Romans, Arabs, Byzantines, Ottomans and most importantly Lycians. These days, the area is part of the internationally famous Lycian walking trek.

Covering 500 kilometres of the Mediterranean coast of Turkey, the trek explores ruins of their cities and villages. Anyone with a car will find it easy to get to the main historical sites such as Xanthos, Letoon and Tlos, home to the mythological winged horse, Pegasus.

Property in Kemer in Fethiye also has the advantage of being a short distance from the stunning Saklikent Gorge, one of the deepest canyons in the world of which repeat visits are always a joy, thanks to its riverside restaurants.

Within 90 minutes’ drive, is Turkey’s longest beach, Patara. As well as windsurfing or just catching the rays, visitors explore the small village and the ruins that are continually undergoing restoration. The Kemer district of Fethiye is an excellent base for anyone who wants to know about the country of Turkey through exploration.

Getting There

The Kemer region of Fethiye is just a two-hour transfer from Dalaman, one of Turkey’s leading touristic airports with a frequent, summer flight schedule from many countries. It is also within 3 hours drive from Antalya airport further east. This is another primary transport hub for the Mediterranean coast of Turkey and property buyers in Kemer / Fethiye will undoubtedly find suitable flights between them both.

Alternatively, by travelling to Fethiye town centre, extensive travel around Turkey is possible via the central bus station that runs countrywide routes. The Kemer region of Fethiye is also near the D400 highway that runs the entire length of the southwest coast, therefore, enabling car drivers to get about quickly.

For More Details

To learn more about the region or to receive the current, up to date portfolio of properties for sale in Kemer / Fethiye, contact us today. We are also on hand to tell you more about our viewing trips and why buying property in Turkey is an excellent long-term investment.

 


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