Ken, Phil from the Safety Hub here.
You'll be about 400 miles from the border with Syria, far enough away not to be affected. There are 10,000 Syrian refugees in the Hatay province of eastern Turkey, still 300+ miles from Side.
I assume you're perhaps worried about the Libyan situation causing a spike in terrorism? That may be true, although I think the pro-Gaddafi forces are a bit busy IN LIbya defending their turf. But IF there were to be a related terror attack would Side be the target in preference to London, New York or any other western resort on the Med' - who knows. I don't believe there's any compelling reason to think it is less safe than usual.
Looks like a beautiful place, I'm really jealous. Send me a postcard.
Phil over 7 years ago