Kargicak is about 15 km east of the centre of Alanya and 3 km from Mahmutlar. It is a small suburb and is quieter than its neighbour Alanya. This area is trendy amongst buyers because it is surrounded by nature. On one side is the gorgeous Mediterranean Sea, and on the other side is the Taurus mountains.
The weather here in Kargicak is warm and humid in the summer season and temperate during spring and autumn. Rainfall in the winter months can be sporadic, with temperatures rarely reaching freezing, so frosts and snow are infrequent. Some days temperatures can exceed 40 degrees, making this area on the Med, a perfect place to holiday or live permanently.
Even though Kargicak is slightly quieter than its neighbouring towns of Mahmutlar and Alanya, there are a wide range of shops and markets as well as cute bars and restaurants. The beaches are well maintained and are mainly shingle, with some areas having coarse sand. Some beach bars are located along the promenade and sections of the entrance to the sea have been cleared of large rocks, making entry into the sea easy. There are ample sunbeds and water sports stations dotted along the coastline for your entertainment.
Kargicak is between the main trunk road, the D400, so access around this region is quick and easy by using either taxis, car hire companies, or any regular buses. This region of Alanya is full of places of antiquity such as Side, Syedra and Anamur and don’t forget the historic castle area in Alanya itself. If archaeology isn’t your idea of fun, then maybe you enjoy sporting activities? The Taurus mountains, which surround this region, have many hiking trails and walking paths that can take you to incredible viewpoints, waterfalls and gorges. There are white water canyons as well as kayaking and gorge hiking. This area has everything!
If you are planning to live here permanently, then there are many local government schools and some excellent private schools with English curriculums available. There is a large, purpose-built government hospital in nearby Oba and a family health centre based in Kargicak itself.
Property in Kargicak tends to be large, prestigious villas set in fantastic private gardens and apartment complexes with five-star amenities on-site. So, investment in this up-and-coming area of Alanya will see great financial returns within a few short years. Developers thoughtfully design villas and apartment complexes to sit naturally within this stunning landscape. Many beautiful apartments and villas are for sale here at very affordable prices, many with a sea view.
Here at Summer Homes, we can help you at every stage of your journey, from inspection trips to the buying process. Our knowledgeable sales team are here to help.