Dead Sea
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Not only the lowest spot on earth, but also the saltiest and most mineral-laden body of water in the world, the Dead Sea, which joins Israel and Jordan, is legendary as a source of healing, and has become a popular center for health, rehabilitation and beauty treatments.
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  • Richard8016
    Sacramento, California186 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Something to do if you get the chance
    Reinforcing some of the things you've probably heard about the Dead Sea. Yes, it is VERY salty. Yes, it is WAAAYY below sea level. We did a quick visit. Got in, took a few pictures, got out. The place we got in had showers near by for us to use. (If you visit, do use them.)
    Visited July 2023
    Written 14 July 2023
  • JMGeneva
    Geneva, Switzerland1,991 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Should be on your list
    Although everyone knows about it, it’s still a unique experience. Access is possible from free beaches and from (mostly expansive hotels), a dip and a mud bath are nice experiences.water was extremely warm which was pleasant. Worth a visit for the highly unusual experience but not a long stay.
    Visited September 2023
    Travelled with friends
    Written 6 September 2023
  • Happiness43354155973
    1 contribution
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Dead sea, Jabal Nebo and Madaba
    Even though I had to leave Amman in the afternoon, I wanted to see Dead sea, Jabal Nebo and Madaba. Mr. Waleed Hassan kindly picked me up at hotel early in the morning, and drove me to all these places and the airport. Everywhere was wonderful and I appreciated his kindness. His phone number is 00962-799952938.
    Visited October 2023
    Travelled solo
    Written 21 October 2023
  • Annie S
    Portsmouth, United Kingdom224 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    A must do :-)
    Part of an overall trip we had half of the day at the Dead Sea. Need at least a few hours to really enjoy. Put the mud in before you are wet and be really careful about getting the water in your eyes it stings like you won’t believe. A really fun experience
    Visited October 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 21 October 2023
  • Jeffry b
    Essendon, Australia14,409 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Salt sea has restorative properties
    The Dead Sea is the saltiest body of water on earth. Travelers have visited the Dead Sea for centuries to make use of the restorative properties of the water. There are a number of resorts on the shores of the Dead Sea, on the Western (Israeli) side and the Eastern (Jordanian) side. If you go swimming, you can take your time, but remember to take care in the water.
    Visited September 2023
    Travelled with friends
    Written 8 November 2023
  • Fredric John
    Dubai, United Arab Emirates243 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Dead Sea and salty rocks experience
    If you’re saving money in Jordan, go to the public beach or away from the hotels. There’s a lot of spots other than this one (which is also free). I hired a local and drove me to the free beach as well which is also near the hot springs that is accessible after swimming into the Dead Sea. Put some mud on your skin, and rinse it all off. After Dead Sea, take a small stop over to the Salty Rocks. It has a great view to take a photo. It has a steep hike going down which I didn’t attempt to. Being able to take a photo from above is enough.
    Visited February 2024
    Travelled solo
    Written 6 March 2024
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carol s
Gulf Shores, AL4 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2024 • Family
I had great dinner at rehan restaurant every thank it was betfull food is very good 👍 services nice from hand and khaled and chef abo elaies I will recommend to my friend to came again our restaurant
Written 20 April 2024
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Fredric John
Dubai, United Arab Emirates243 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2024 • Solo
If you’re saving money in Jordan, go to the public beach or away from the hotels. There’s a lot of spots other than this one (which is also free).

I hired a local and drove me to the free beach as well which is also near the hot springs that is accessible after swimming into the Dead Sea. Put some mud on your skin, and rinse it all off.

After Dead Sea, take a small stop over to the Salty Rocks. It has a great view to take a photo. It has a steep hike going down which I didn’t attempt to. Being able to take a photo from above is enough.
Written 6 March 2024
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Samantha F
Hawkinge, UK44 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2023 • Friends
Great fun in the salty body of water - you must try floating and a mud scrub. Your skin feels soft after but needs lots of moisturising.

Don't forget to bring some water shoes as it is very rocky
Written 6 December 2023
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Teresa C
Metro Manila, Philippines1,564 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2023 • Couples
Quite an experience and worth a visit. To float first then apply the layer of mud - a real skin softener but check first for allergic reactions.
Written 19 November 2023
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Za036
Lugano, Switzerland738 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2023 • Couples
We had a great experience of the Dead Sea but, we have chosen to live it while staying in an hotel with a proper shower to clean up after applying mud.
Written 17 November 2023
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Francis C
Hawkhurst, UK554 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2023 • Couples
Incredible experience being able to swim in the Dead Sea and only being able to float. There are changing rooms and one is able to hire towels.
Written 16 November 2023
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Jeffry b
Essendon, Australia14,409 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2023 • Friends
The Dead Sea is the saltiest body of water on earth. Travelers have visited the Dead Sea for centuries to make use of the restorative properties of the water. There are a number of resorts on the shores of the Dead Sea, on the Western (Israeli) side and the Eastern (Jordanian) side. If you go swimming, you can take your time, but remember to take care in the water.
Written 8 November 2023
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Annie S
Portsmouth, UK224 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2023 • Couples
Part of an overall trip we had half of the day at the Dead Sea. Need at least a few hours to really enjoy. Put the mud in before you are wet and be really careful about getting the water in your eyes it stings like you won’t believe.
A really fun experience
Written 21 October 2023
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Happiness43354155973
1 contribution
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2023 • Solo
Even though I had to leave Amman in the afternoon, I wanted to see Dead sea, Jabal Nebo and Madaba. Mr. Waleed Hassan kindly picked me up at hotel early in the morning, and drove me to all these places and the airport. Everywhere was wonderful and I appreciated his kindness. His phone number is 00962-799952938.
Written 21 October 2023
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Lucas M
Belgium163 contributions
2.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2023 • Friends
The free spots are all full of glass and other litter. Locals try to give you a mud massage and then try to charge you 20 JOD per person afterwards. The floating is fun but not that special, and you can only stay in for fifteen minutes or so, by which time any small wounds are hurting.
Written 2 October 2023
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