Calis is a Turkish beach resort and beach in the Fethiye region. It is considered to have one of the most eco-friendly and ecologically-sound beaches in Turkey. Quite an accolade! The Koca Calis beach is almost 5km long, and happily is situated away from the city’s noise and dust pollution. Moreover, the town has incredible panoramic views of the Taurus mountains. In addition, with the sound of the Aegean gently lapping at the shores, why would you not want to own property here? With a range of prices and options to suit all wallets, property for sale in Calis, Turkey is sought-after but affordable.
First and foremost, the beach
The appealing Koca Calis beach is one of the main reasons why foreigners buy in this area of Fethiye. Mainly sandy with pebbles at one end, this is a clean beach which has been awarded the Blue Flag in the past. Planted with attractive palm trees, a tiled promenade runs along the beach. Perfect for walking or cycling, there is a great choice of bars, cafés and restaurants along Calis beach.
The Aegean sea tends to be calm in the morning with a steady refreshing breeze in the afternoon. The breeze is welcome and helps to keep beachgoers comfortable as they sizzle in 30-degree temperatures. Access to this lovely beach is free. For a supplementary fee you can hire umbrellas and sunbeds.
Naturally the most popular activity is… sunbathing. Doing nothing!
Lovers of watersports and those who want to be more active can try wind and kite surfing as well as parasailing. Guided tours and boat trip excursions are also available.
What is the property market like in Calis?
A favourite destination for foreign buyers, property for sale in Calis, Turkey, caters for all tastes and budgets. Detached villas for sale in Calis are available from as little as €120,000 with a private pool and garden. Apartments can start as low as €60,000 for resales/older properties. New builds and off plan apartments with 2 or 3 bedrooms are available from around €80,000. The majority of these apartments are close to the shops and amenities of Calis and close to the new seaside promenade. Originally once a suburb of Fethiye at just five minutes drive, over the last 5-10 years the area has become a town in it’s own right. As with many resorts there is an excellent balance between city life as well as quiet coastal living.
Calis is a less-well-known part of Fethiye so represents excellent value for money as a property destination. It is particularly attractive for first time buyers in Turkey. Many beachfront apartments and villas are a fraction of the cost of more sought-after resorts along the coast. If you don’t feel the need to namedrop where you are living, then you can pick up excellent value property in Calis.
Prices range from around €60,000 to luxury 5/6 bedroom beachfront villas at €600,000.
What about buying in Calis for property investment?
Many overseas investors are attracted to the Fethiye region for buy-to-let properties for either tourism or longer-term rental opportunities. Arguably buying to let as a holiday/tourist destination makes more sense in Fethiye – a tourism hotspot – than say in more “year round” cities like Antalya or Ankara. As an up-and-coming area there is also long-term potential for capital appreciation.
How to buy property in Calis
Buying property in Turkey – even as an overseas investor – can be a relatively easy process compared to some other countries. Browse our portfolio of property for sale in Calis, get in touch for more details and we will introduce you to our reputable Turkish Property Agents on the ground. They will be able to arrange your viewing trip, and walk you through the purchase process from A to Z – and beyond, with a comprehensive after sales service.