Weather Averages for Side in March
Averages for Side in March
While March will see the winter temperatures pick up slightly, as spring approaches, the weather still remains relatively cool in Side in March, compared to the average summer temperatures, with an increased chance of seeing wet weather too.
However, if the beach isn’t your top priority, it’s still a great time of the year to visit, particularly if you want to do some sightseeing without having to face crowds of tourists that tend to arrive with the warmer weather.
The ancient ruins of the Byzantine hospital are one notable tourist attraction that are a must-visit for anyone interested in the history and culture of Side.
Manavgat Waterfall is well worth a visit. As well as being a stunning natural attraction in Side, it also has a tea room at the bottom of the falls.
March is also when the Milad-un-Nabi holiday takes place. Commonly known as Mawlid in colloquial Arabic, the holiday is in observance of the birthday of the Islamic prophet Muhammad, which usually falls on the third month of the Islamic calendar. Often celebrated in a festival mood and carnival manner, street processions are large and most homes and religious places are decorated.
The Begonville Hotel is situated right in the centre of Side. The place boasts a garden, as well as bars, restaurants and playgrounds for the children. The hotel is also famous for showcasing Turkish hospitality.