At night, Side
town comes alive with many of the shops, bars and restaurants open
until late evening or early morning. It is ideal for couples and
For the more energetic there are several
nightclubs. The Lighthouse at the harbour and Oxyd disco outside the
old town are both worth a visit. For those looking for a livelier
holiday with more clubs and discos, the busy resort of Alanya is the
place to go.
Sadly, the OXYD disco is no more. Another hotel is
being built in its place (2012). I'll leave the photo here for now as
a reminder until I re-visit the area.
On the right,
approximately 10km south of Manavgat on the main road towards Alanya
is a club called Club TRUVA. This is busy during the high season and
is open most nights of the week.
With the Truva's prominent position, it
was once a pretty landmark in the area. However, this has now been
by the nearby building of a well known supermarket chain.
It is a
bright orange building that has been built next to the Truva and
blocks the view from the main Antalya to Alanya (D400) road. Having
said that, it brings the benefit of low cost shopping to the area
although there has been some debate amongst locals on the impact on
I have uploaded photos of the
Truva and its next door