Besides its historical heritage and lively town center, Side has over 10 km. stretch of beautiful beaches, offer lots of water sports activities and boat excursions. You are able to find a range of blue flag beaches in and around Side that can be considered as natural beauty.
Best Beaches in Side
Side Big and Small Beaches
There are two beaches located easterly and very close to the Side town center. They are called Side Big Beach and Side Small Beach. Both are public beaches with fine sand and clear waters.
You can find all the necessary beach services such as sunbeds, shower cabins, umbrellas and WC. These beaches can be very crowded especially on the weekends.
Entrance to Side Big and Small beaches is FREE of charge.
Kumkoy beach is located at the Kumkoy coastal region, close to Side town center. It is one of the most beautiful beaches in the region.
Thanks to its clear and shallow waters that it is mostly preferred among families with kids. You can walk along the sea for about 100 meters from the coast. It has one of the shallowest seas in the region, which makes it one of the safest beaches in the region as well.
The beach is a fine sandy and largest one in the region and has crystal clear and calm waters. The beach is also popular for its excellent sunset views.
Entrance to Kumkoy beach is FREE of charge.
Evrenseki beach is a public beach located in the Evrenseki coastal region, about 7,5 km from the Side town center. You’ll find many luxury hotels and apartments lined up along the beach front.
The beach is a clean one with blue flad award, and has all the necessary beach services such as changing cabins, showers, volleyball and football fields. You can also find several cafes along the beach front.
The beach is very ideal for families with kids, and also has a private security and lifeguards serving for 24 hours.
Entrance to Evrenseki beach is FREE of charge.
Side Colakli Public Beach
The public beach of Side is located in the Colakli district and has shallow waters. Thanks to its clear and shallow waters that it is mostly preferred among families with kids.
The beach is wide one and the waters does not deepen immediately which gives an ideal environment for those who cannot swim well.
You’ll find sunbeds and shower service provided by the municipality, as well as shower, toilet, cabin, sunbed and umbrella. And they are all free of charge. There are also plenty of small markets and buffets around the beach.
Entrance to Side public beach is FREE of charge.
Seaside Beach Lounge
The Seaside Beach Lounge is a private beach located by the Side town center. The beach is a both pebbled and sandy one. The beach offers quality service in its calm area.
During summer season, the beach is very lively with a range of activities such as happy hour parties, dance shows and DJ performances.
You’ll find a lounge and bar area on the beach, as well as beach services such as showers and changing cabins.
While you need pay a certain fee to enter the beach, those staying at the beach hotel can enter the beach free of charge.
Sorgun beach is another beautiful beach located în the Sorgun district, nearby the Side town center. The beach is a mixture of sandy and pebbled and the background is a natural area. The beach has crystal clear waters, as well as a blue flag award.
Entrance to Sorgun beach is FREE of charge.