We’ve all been there – after months of toiling away at work there comes a time when we’re all desperate to recharge our batteries for a while. If you’re planning a well-earned break in the sunshine, there’s certainly plenty of food for thought. There are all sorts of different destinations all over the world, each with their own unique charm. But next time you get round to taking a break, why not consider Side holidays? The Turkish resort is a longstanding favourite among UK holidaymakers, and its fascinating history makes it the perfect place for a truly memorable trip.

First founded by Greek settlers in the 7th century BC, Side offers an enthralling blend of the old and the new. There are countless ancient sites for history buffs to enjoy, including the baths – dating from the 5th century AD – and the spectacular theatre, which once held up to 17,000 spectators, is a genuine must-see. Its well-preserved city walls and the 2ndcentury main gate to the city are also essential for anyone enjoying package holidays in Side. However, there’s more to low-cost holidays in Side than just the chance to look back into the past, although the old fishing port really is steeped in history.

There’s an outstanding beach in Side, perfect for anyone looking to get some of the sun’s rays on their back and enjoy a lazy afternoon chilling out. Anyone who enjoys fine dining is also more than well catered-for in Side, as there are a number of excellent restaurants well worthy of further investigation. The nightlife, meanwhile, is always entertaining and there are a number of unique shops perfect for anyone inclined to indulge in a spot of retail therapy whilst enjoying an all-inclusive Side break.

If you’re thinking of booking a cheap holiday to Side, you shouldn’t go anywhere until you’ve seen what Coop Travel can do for you. We have a range of great deals – including low-cost holidays Side – for you to choose from.