The Dead Sea, also known as the Salt Sea is the lowest point on earth (420 meters below sea level), bordering Jordan to the east, Israel & West Bank to the west. The area plays an important role in the Bible several biblical events took place in here like the destruction of Sodom & Gomorrah.
Known for its uniqueness, while at the Dead Sea you have the chance to bath without sinking in the water, it has a mineral-rich mud which at present is used in many beauty products & treatments due to its helpful effects on dermatological & rheumatic diseases which attracted visitors since ancient time, most popular is Queen Cleopatra who ordered to build a health resorts along its shores.
Whether you are traveling as solo, couple, family or group the Dead Sea is a must place to visit for a quick dip or an overnight stay.
Are you excited to experience the Dead Sea?
For day visitors affordable options are:
a public beach with changing room, shower room, swimming pools & restaurant on site. Towels & lockers are available for rent. Fridays & holidays are usually packed with locals & tourists.
a private beach distinctive Mediterranean architecture & lively colors with pools, shower, changing rooms & a restaurant.
3* & 4* hotels accept day visitors, better resorts like Marriott & Moevenpick charges more e.g 50 JD = 70 USD per person for day use.
Hotels options are:
located 4 km from Bethany Beyond Jordan this boutique style resort accepts day visitors. The hotel has 161 rooms, 2 casual restaurants, poolside bar, fitness center & a spa.
located on the shore of the Dead Sea this spa hotel has 265 rooms, 3 restaurants, 2 bars, 5 swimming pools, play area for kids, meeting rooms, spa & a fitness center. The hotel accepts day visitors.
situated on the shore of the Dead Sea. This resort offers a one-day pass to a guest who wishes to take a quick deep at the shore. The hotel has heated pools, kid’s area, Jacuzzi, restaurants, spa, wellness center & 202 rooms.
right next to Dead Sea Spa this resort & spa accepts day visitors. It has 420 rooms, 4 restaurants, spa, indoor & outdoor pools, kid’s club, a health club & conference center.
this luxury hotel has 250 rooms, private beach is about 3-minute walk, fitness center, hot tub, sauna, spa, 2 restaurants & 2 bars.
located between Marriott & Kempinski the resort offers 346 rooms & suites, business center, meeting rooms, kid’s club, 9 restaurants & bars & the award-winning Zara Spa selected as one of 10 Best Spas in the World.
located before the Marriott Hotel, Hilton has 285 rooms & suites, direct access to the beach, floating pontoon, sun deck, spa, fitness center, infinity pool, kid’s pool, meeting rooms, 7 restaurants & bars.
the most luxurious resort at the Dead Sea offering 345 rooms & suites, private beach, indoor pool, 9 outdoor pools, spa, health club & 4 restaurants. The resort rarely accepts day visitors, if they allow the price is extravagant.
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Good to know fact:
Your option whilst at the Dead Sea is the restaurant inside the hotel/resort. If staying in Hilton, Marriott, Moevenpick, Kempinski, Dead Sea Spa or Crowne Plaza another option is to go to the nearby Samarah Mall or drive to Madaba town.