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Side (pronounced See day) translates to mean pomegranate. The symbol of the pomegranate was displayed on all of the coinage used in this area prior to Roman rule. As one of the best know classical sites in Turkey, it boasts a magnificent theatre of the ancient city, the Agora and the Apollo Temple. There is nothing more beautiful than the sun setting behind the
Apollo Temple at the tip of the peninsula, where Anthony and Cleopatra are rumored to have shared their first kiss. The archeological artifacts on display at the museum, formerly a Roman bath, are amongst the finest in Turkey.

Take a short stroll into the centre of Side and you will find yourself in a maze of cobbles streets with an abundance of shops selling an assortment of traditional Turkish handicrafts.

The location of Side is one of its greatest assets as it is nearby to Alanya, Antalya and Manavgat which means it couldn't be easier to venture out and explore more of this beautiful Turkish Riviera.


Antalya is the 4 th largest city in Turkey and is also on of the most up and coming cities. Antalya has all the activity of a large city and manages to retain its old character in the peaceful old quarters of the city.


This charming little resort, once a tiny little village it has now expanded due to the influx of tourism.

Golfing is popular here with over 6 golf courses to choose from.

You will find numerous species of wildlife in the resort of Belek – one being the Caretta Turtles.

Antalya Airport – Kemer 35 km
Belek 30km Side 60 km
Alanya 100 km