Side is a lot of things to do, from Lovely walks along the beautiful Turquoise Mediterranean Beaches, to visiting one of Side many historical sights all within walking distance to our centre.
We can organise your own private boat trip with our very own Captain Metin along the beautiful blue Manavgat river, laze on the decks taking in many a beautiful site, stopping for a BBQ on the deserted beach. A fab day out.
You can hire bicycles for the duration of your stay to explore Side and the surrounding areas a great way to get around.
If diving is your thing, there is a diving school offering daily dives and can be booked just a short stroll away at the beautiful harbour.
Take a trip in to mountains for a real Turkish Experience, visit a village family, mosque and many a wonderful site.
You can take a gentle walk to visit many of the historical sites. Walking around Side is magical it really feels like a step back in time. The roads are strewn with roman columns, ruins and a lovely museum to help you put all the History together. With its beautiful Amphitheater that is still in working order hosting concerts Opera and ballet.
Or simply stroll to the golden beaches under a minute away and soak up the sunshine and bathe in the warm Turquoise Sea..
A full brochure on all excursions will be available for the duration of your stay.
Side International Culture and Art Festival
Side have been organizing The International Side Culture and Art Festival since 2001 under the auspices of the Municipality of Side in this context. We wish to present by the Festival the wonderful performances of the artists to the people and the guests of Side. We believe that our Festival valorizes the cultural heritage of the Humanity that we protect at Side and we are happy to care, share and celebrate with our Turkish and international guests. Our festival program aims to represent the respect to diversity and harmony, contributing to the promotion of Side and the Mediterranean culture.
Ancient Side Harbor the Temple of Apollo and Side Roman Amphitheater are the magnificent venues of the festival evenings. All concerts are free entry.
Please see the following link for more details of this great event