Cost of Living In Alanya Turkey As An Expat

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The costs of living in Alanya
The costs of living in Alanya

The costs of living in Alanya are much lower not only than the cities in European countries and US, but also than many other Turkish cities such as Antalya. In Alanya, you can make the most out of your hard-earned dollars by exchanging them for lira since everything, from electricity, gas, and taxes to food and transportation, has got a fair price in this beautiful Mediterranean city. Here, we have gathered a comprehensive list of prices in Alanya so that you can do the math for your monthly expenses yourself.

List of Living Expenses in Alanya

List of Living Expenses in Alanya
List of Living Expenses in Alanya

Alanya is a colorful coastal city of the Turkish Riviera and is full of potential. For the past decade, this city has been constantly thriving and today, it has a lot to offer to both tourists and investors alike. Alanya has got many perks, each being capable of persuading even the most prudent individuals to start a new life in this lively city.

Among the tempting factors are the low costs of living and the fair exchange rates that contribute even more to the reduction of your monthly expenses. For each dollar, you will receive a good sum of liras that allow you to live a comfortable life and still be able to save money at the end of the day. But hey, no proof is as solid as demonstration, right? The following is an up-to-date list of prices in Alanya. See for yourself!

Price of Food and Beverages in Alanya

Price of Food and Beverages in Alanya
Price of Food and Beverages in Alanya

Our list of food and beverages include some of the most conventional items that comprise the bulk of your grocery list. With these edibles, you can prepare many different meals and, therefore, by knowing their prices, you’ll get a good grasp of your eating expenses. The prices are as follows:

  • Water, 0.33 liter Bottle: 0.25 $
  • Milk, Regular,1 liter: 0.66 $
  • Fresh White Bread, 1 loaf: 0.5 kg 0.43 $
  • Rice (white), 1 kg: 1.62 $
  • Eggs, 12 pack: 1.65 $
  • Cheese (local), 1 kg: 5.82 $
  • Chicken Breasts, Boneless and Skinless, 1 kg: 2.81 $
  • Beef Round or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat, 1 kg: 7.96 $
  • Apples, 1 kg: 0.65 $
  • Banana, 1 kg: 1.43 $
  • Oranges, 1 kg: 0.74 $
  • Tomato, 1 kg: 0.71 $
  • Potato, 1 kg: 0.32 $
  • Onion, 1 kg: 0.31 $
  • Lettuce, 1 head: 0.55 $
  • Water, 1.5 liter Bottle: 0.21 $
  • Bottle of Wine, Mid-Range Price: 5.37 $
  • Domestic Beer, 0.5 liter Bottle: 2.35 $
  • Imported Beer, 0.33 liter Bottle: 1.68 $
  • Domestic Beer, 0.5 liter Draught: 3.00 $
  • Imported Beer, 0.33 liter Bottle: 2.41 $
  • Cappuccino: 2.13 $
  • Coca-Cola, 0.33 liter Bottle: 0.58 $

Costs of eating outdoors in Alanya

Costs of eating outdoors in Alanya
Costs of eating outdoors in Alanya

Don’t worry, we haven’t forgotten about eating outdoors. You can get a taste of Alanya’s fair prices even in restaurants. Oh and don’t say you don’t want to eat outdoors; it would be such a pity if you miss out on the delicious and colorful Turkish cuisine. If you want to have a meal at a restaurant, expect the following figures:

  • Meal in Inexpensive Restaurant: 3.02 $
  • Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course: 10.73 $
  • Turkish Foods at Popular Restaurants: From 9 $ to 26 $
  • McMeal at McDonalds or Alternative Combo Meal: 3.35 $

How about smoking costs in Alanya?

smoking costs in Alanya
smoking costs in Alanya

Last but not least, if you want to indulge in smoking a cigarette after a satisfying meal, you can buy a pack for 2.01 $.

Transportation Prices in Alanya

Transportation Prices in Alanya
Transportation Prices in Alanya

Alanya has one of the best and most efficient transportation systems in all of Turkey and the good news is that the fair prices apply to transportation too. The main reason behind the cheap transportation is the low price of gasoline with the corresponding figure of only 0.89 $. Hailing a cab or taking a bus in Alanya will probably cost you as follows:

  • Bus, One-way Ticket, Local Transport: 0.54 $
  • Bus, Monthly Pass, Regular Price: 24.14 $
  • Taxi, Entry Fee, Normal Tariff: 1.01 $
  • Taxi, price for 1 km, Normal Tariff: 1.01 $
  • Taxi, price for 1 hour Waiting, Normal Tariff: 3.02 $

Utility Prices in Alanya

Utility Prices in Alanya
Utility Prices in Alanya

Standard utilities such as electricity, water, heating, and cooling for an 85-square-meter apartment will cost you an average of 42.56 $ each month. Moreover, you can also enjoy a high-speed ADSL internet with unlimited data for 11.40 $ per month. Lastly, each minute of conversation on a mobile phone without any plans or discounts will cost only 0.05 $.

Other Expenses

Expenses of Living in Alanya
Expenses of Living in Alanya

There are other expenses you should consider when calculating how much of your budget you are going to spend each month. If you exercise and hit the gym regularly, you’ll be glad to know that the monthly fee of a fitness club is just 13.41 $ for one person.

The cost of schools matter as well if you are a parent. It might be good to know that a private preschool charges you 67.07 $ per month for each of your children while the yearly tuition for an international primary school is somewhat 3130 $.

In addition to all these, Alanya offers a wide range of recreational activities; from water sports, yacht cruises, and pirate ship tours to numerous historical and cultural monuments for visiting. Their prices might vary depending on the season and the demand.

Last, some good news for the movie lovers, a cinema ticket for 1 person costs only 2.68 $.

Property Prices in Alanya

Property Prices in Alanya
Property Prices in Alanya

You can find a vast array of properties for sale in Alanya. This beautiful Mediterranean city comprises different neighborhoods each having their unique perks to offer while adding to the diversity of the real estate market. If you want to buy an apartment in Alanya or purchase one of Alanya’s holiday homes, you can visit our website at alkhailtr.com and check out available options and their prices.

Bottomline

List of Living Expenses in Alanya
List of Living Expenses in Alanya

Alanya is one of the most popular cities of the Turkish Riviera. Living in this colorful Mediterranean city can be lots of fun because although it has a lot to offer, the costs of living in Alanya are quite lower compared to other cities in the European countries and US. This attracts not only tourists, but also many investors who want to buy residential or commercial properties in Turkey. With our comprehensive list of prices, you can easily calculate your monthly expenses and compare them to the costs of living in your hometown.

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