Altinkum and Didim are popular holiday and lifestyle resorts on the Aegean coast of Turkey. Easily reach from the UK in around 3 hours, with access through Izmir and Bodrum airports.
Altinkum, which means Golden sands, because of the golden colour of the sand, clean seas and relaxed lifestyle makes it a haven for a holiday, with many buying a property in Altinkum
As a tourist location, Didim and Altinkum have some of the best sun, sea and sand in the Turkish coastline. A long history which includes the Temple of Apollo, a very religious place, which over the years, has been raided, and now still retains its charm and beauty.
Further afield, there is a good selection of quiet and remote beaches, offering marvelous sunsets with Lake Bafa being of high importance for birds and wildlife.
There is a market on Saturdays, which is well attend by locals and visitors alike. Fresh fruit and vegetables are readily available and plentiful, along with shoes, clothes, handbags and house accessories.
In fact, Altinkum offers something for everybody, and if you are looking for a property in Turkey, Altinkum and Didim must be a high consideration. Not only is property in Altinkum affordable, with 1 bedroom apartments from under 20k gbp, and 2 bedrooms from 25k, they are well designed, spacious and finished to a high standard. Compared to places like Spain and Portugal, Altinkum offers great value for money and worth a visit.