Popular Accommodations in Side
Highlights in Side
- Climbing in the Adventure Park
- Swimming with dolphins
- Boat trip on the Manavgat
- Explore ancient ruins
Most popular in Side
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Vacation rentals in Side
In the past decades Side has become one of the most popular holiday resorts along the Turkish Mediterranean coast and offers a correspondingly wide range of holiday accommodation in all price ranges. You will find what you are looking for in an apartment or holiday home, especially in the small harbour and in the lively centre, where you will benefit from short distances to bars and restaurants. But the most beautiful place to live is close to the coast at the Sarmasik Sk. or at the Emir Beach.
Holiday in Side
Travelers and Activities
While bathers can look forward to miles of beaches and crystal clear water, history fans will get their money's worth by exploring ancient ruins. Put on your adventurer's hat and walk in the footsteps of the legendary archaeologist Heinrich Schliemann while you explore the Roman theatre, the Temple of Apollo, the Nymphaeum, the Säulenstraße and the ruin fields. The dilapidated bishop's palace, the Byzantine hospital and the Dionysus temple also hold some secrets in store. The dive into history is rounded off by a visit to the Side Museum.
Things to know
Culture lovers can book their accommodation in Side almost all year round. However, due to temperatures well below 10 degrees Celsius and high precipitation, the winter months of December to February are less recommendable. Beach holidaymakers, on the other hand, will find ideal conditions for an extended beach holiday between May and October.
Side is actually an ancient ruined city, which is partly located under the today's place Slimiye. Nevertheless, the place founded by Turkish refugees in the 19th century is today simply called Side.
Top 3 travel tips
Are you in the mood for adventure? Then why not take a family trip to the German TÜV-certified Adventure Park, which takes you on numerous climbing obstacles up to a height of 25 metres. The highlight are the two rope slides, with which you can race over the picturesque lake over a length of 140 or 90 metres.2. Go on a boat trip on the Manavgat
Climb on one of the quaint wooden motorboats and take part in an exploration tour on the Manavgat River, which takes you from the estuary to the hinterland. Particularly worth seeing are the two waterfalls waiting on the route.3. Swim with the dolphins
To swim once with dolphins is the dream of many people. This does not have to remain a dream, because in the Dolphinarium of Side you not only attend spectacular shows, but you can also get up close and personal with the animals in the water.