Anyone stayed at the lti xanthe and how was it isomething there many bars and restaurants nearby thanks guys
Your hotel is in Evrenski; about 15-20 mins bus ride away from the town centre of Side.
Dolmuş (minibuses) are plentiful. Just flag one down by the side of the main road.
Thank you very much is there any bars and restaurants in short walking distance
Yes there are lots of bars and restaurants and shops nearby but for the best bargains, go to the Side Saturday market opposite the big mosque. It is open every Saturday from 9am to 3pm but do haggle haggle haggle to get the best prices.
The dolmus = bus goes from outside your hotel every 20 minutes into Old Town Side and you pay the driver 3 TL each way. The journey will take 15 minutes only. That will drop you at the Side Otogar = bus station. From there you must walk 5 to 10 minutes through lots and lots of Roman ruins to the Old Town Side where you will see an active amphitheatre, many shops, bars, restaurants, a pretty little harbour and Apollo Temple where Anthony and Cleopatra fell in love.
Our favourite bar is the last one along the harbour's edge to your left and just next to Apollo Temple. It is called Apollonik and looks like a Hansel and Gretal house with great views out to sea, across the harbour and the very best measures on drinks of anywhere I have been. They never hassle you there, unlike the other nearby restaurants who have guys standing outside trying to get customers in. Apollonik also play lovely classical music and none of that boom boom boom stuff. Last time I was there they had on Phantom Of The Opera.
Brilliant I can't wait now I'm more excited than the kids lol