Side travel guide

Side Tourism | Side Guide

You're Going to Love Side

With a population of 10,505, Side is a must-see destination in Antalya Province, Türkiye. It is one of the most popular cities to visit in the country. We recommend you stay at least 6 days in order to fully appreciate everything Side has to offer.

When to visit Side

Side in December
Estimated hotel price
C$ 138
1 night at 3-star hotel
Side in December
Estimated hotel price
C$ 138
1 night at 3-star hotel

Looking for warm weather? Then head to Side in July, when the average temperature is 28 °C, and the highest can go up to 34 °C. The coldest month, on the other hand, is January, when it can get as cold as 6 °C, with an average temperature of 11 °C. You’re likely to see more rain in January, when precipitation is around 238 mm. In contrast, August is usually the driest month of the year in Side, with an average rainfall of 2 mm.

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How to Get to Side

Plane

Although Side doesn’t have its own airport, you can fly to Antalya Airport (AYT), which is located 54 km from Side. The shortest flight to Side from Canada departs from Toronto and takes around 14h 20m.

Car

Another option to get to Side is to pick up a car rental from Antalya, which is about 62 km from Side. You’ll find branches of Avec Car Rental and Hit, among others, in Antalya.

Bus

Several bus lines operate bus routes to Side, including Pamukkale Turizm, Kamil Koç and Metro Turizm. From Izmir, the bus ride to Side takes 676 km and will cost you around C$ 62. From Nevşehir, the ticket costs about C$ 29 for a journey of 676 km. Side’s bus station is located 2.2 km from the downtown.

Plane

Although Side doesn’t have its own airport, you can fly to Antalya Airport (AYT), which is located 54 km from Side. The shortest flight to Side from Canada departs from Toronto and takes around 14h 20m.

Car

Another option to get to Side is to pick up a car rental from Antalya, which is about 62 km from Side. You’ll find branches of Avec Car Rental and Hit, among others, in Antalya.

Bus

Several bus lines operate bus routes to Side, including Pamukkale Turizm, Kamil Koç and Metro Turizm. From Izmir, the bus ride to Side takes 676 km and will cost you around C$ 62. From Nevşehir, the ticket costs about C$ 29 for a journey of 676 km. Side’s bus station is located 2.2 km from the downtown.

Airports near Side

Airlines serving Side

Lufthansa
Good (4,686 reviews)
SWISS
Good (955 reviews)
British Airways
Good (4,648 reviews)
Turkish Airlines
Good (2,234 reviews)
Austrian Airlines
Good (484 reviews)
Qatar Airways
Good (2,414 reviews)
Brussels Airlines
Good (228 reviews)
Finnair
Good (855 reviews)
LOT
Good (678 reviews)
Scandinavian Airlines
Good (801 reviews)
Singapore Airlines
Excellent (933 reviews)
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
Good (1,173 reviews)
Etihad Airways
Good (840 reviews)
Cathay Pacific
Good (534 reviews)
ITA Airways
Good (740 reviews)
Malaysia Airlines
Good (188 reviews)
Eurowings
Good (192 reviews)
Thai Airways
Good (208 reviews)
Norwegian
Good (146 reviews)
Pegasus Airlines
Good (401 reviews)
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Where to stay in Side

From 5-star hotels such as the Aydinbey King's Palace & Spa to great affordable options like the Ramada Resort by Wyndham Side, Side offers a range of accommodations for every taste. Average rates range from around C$ 89 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to C$ 318 and up for a 5-star experience.

Where to stay in popular areas of Side

Most booked hotels in Side

Barut Hemera
5 stars
Excellent (9.2, Excellent reviews)
C$ 499+
Kamelya Selin Hotel
5 stars
Excellent (8.8, Excellent reviews)
C$ 227+
Kirman Sidemarin Beach & Spa
5 stars
Excellent (8.7, Excellent reviews)
C$ 339+
Marvida Family Eco
5 stars
Excellent (8.5, Excellent reviews)
C$ 254+
Oz Hotels Side Premium
5 stars
Excellent (8.3, Excellent reviews)
C$ 234+
Linda Resort Hotel
5 stars
Excellent (9.8, Excellent reviews)
C$ 146+

Renting a car in Side

Expect to pay C$ 1.75 per litre in Side (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your rental car, filling up the tank will cost between C$ 20.93 and C$ 27.90. The most frequently booked car type in Side is Economy (Renault Clio or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Compact rental cars (Renault Symbol or similar) are, on average, 67% cheaper than other rental car types in the city.

Expect to pay C$ 1.75 per litre in Side (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your rental car, filling up the tank will cost between C$ 20.93 and C$ 27.90. The most frequently booked car type in Side is Economy (Renault Clio or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Compact rental cars (Renault Symbol or similar) are, on average, 67% cheaper than other rental car types in the city.