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 8 days in order to fully appreciate everything Side has to offer.

When to visit Side

Side in January
Estimated hotel price
S$ 130
1 night at 3-star hotel
Side in January
Estimated hotel price
S$ 130
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.

Bus

Several bus lines operate bus routes to Side, including Kamil Koç, Metro Turizm and Pamukkale Turizm. From Denizli, the bus ride to Side takes 290 km and will cost you around S$ 13. From Dalaman, the ticket costs about S$ 16 for a journey of 410 km. Side’s bus station is located 2.2 km from the city centre.

Plane

Although Side doesn’t have its own airport, you can fly to Antalya Airport (AYT), which is located 54 km from Side.

Bus

Several bus lines operate bus routes to Side, including Kamil Koç, Metro Turizm and Pamukkale Turizm. From Denizli, the bus ride to Side takes 290 km and will cost you around S$ 13. From Dalaman, the ticket costs about S$ 16 for a journey of 410 km. Side’s bus station is located 2.2 km from the city centre.

Airports near Side

Airlines serving Side

Lufthansa
Good (4,685 reviews)
SWISS
Good (938 reviews)
British Airways
Good (4,724 reviews)
Turkish Airlines
Good (2,196 reviews)
Austrian Airlines
Good (471 reviews)
Qatar Airways
Good (2,376 reviews)
Brussels Airlines
Good (220 reviews)
Finnair
Good (786 reviews)
LOT
Good (673 reviews)
Scandinavian Airlines
Good (784 reviews)
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
Good (1,172 reviews)
Singapore Airlines
Excellent (929 reviews)
Etihad Airways
Good (847 reviews)
ITA Airways
Good (770 reviews)
Cathay Pacific
Good (553 reviews)
Malaysia Airlines
Good (189 reviews)
Norwegian
Good (146 reviews)
Eurowings
Good (184 reviews)
Thai Airways
Good (212 reviews)
Pegasus Airlines
Good (399 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 Anka Butik Hotel - Adults Only, Side offers a range of accommodations for every taste. Average rates range from around S$ 98 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to S$ 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)
S$ 476+
Kamelya Selin Hotel
5 stars
Excellent (8.8, Excellent reviews)
S$ 366+
Kirman Sidemarin Beach & Spa
5 stars
Excellent (8.7, Excellent reviews)
S$ 365+
Oz Hotels Side Premium
5 stars
Excellent (8.4, Excellent reviews)
S$ 277+
Linda Resort Hotel
5 stars
Excellent (9.8, Excellent reviews)
S$ 185+
Euphoria Palm Beach Resort
5 stars
Good (7.9, Good reviews)
S$ 127+

Hiring a car in Side

Expect to pay S$ 1.75 per litre in Side (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between S$ 20.99 and S$ 27.99. The most frequently booked car type in Side is Economy (Nissan Micra or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Compact car hire (Renault Symbol or similar) is, on average, 67% cheaper than other car hire types in the city.

Expect to pay S$ 1.75 per litre in Side (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between S$ 20.99 and S$ 27.99. The most frequently booked car type in Side is Economy (Nissan Micra or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Compact car hire (Renault Symbol or similar) is, on average, 67% cheaper than other car hire types in the city.