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Dead Sea

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Address: Jordan
Phone Number: +962 7 7575 7270
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Not only the lowest spot on earth, but also the saltiest and most...

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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Private Departure or Arrival Transfer: Petra Hotels with Dead Sea tour
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Private Tour: Lowest Location on Earth and Baptism Site of Jesus from Amman
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Dead Sea Spa Hotel Half Day Tour from Amman

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Dead sea causes mixed feelings, from enthusiasm to disappointment. Enthusiasm causes Its surface and shores which are 429 meters below sea level and its 34.2... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
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Belgrade, Serbia
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Belgrade, Serbia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Dead sea causes mixed feelings, from enthusiasm to disappointment. Enthusiasm causes Its surface and shores which are 429 meters below sea level and its 34.2% salinity. Disappointment causes its water smell - water is greasy and smells of sulfur. Visited in 2014.

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I heard a lot about floating in the Dead Sea, but the reality is so much better. It's unbelievable how much you float in this water! You can even stand inside the water. Don't taste it though, it's terrible! And avoid specially the eye area as it will make your eyes burn like never before. The mud is also a... More 

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Mermaid Beach, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You see the photographs of people floating with their hands in the air, but until you do it yourself, you will not understand the feeling. It is a unique, unreal experience. Just as a gimmick, try the mud too. PS don't wash the mud off your face in the Dead See ! Your eyes will burn like crazy.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This should be in everyone's bucket list. Floating in Dead Sea is an awesome experience and one of the top "Things to do in Jordan". Dont forget to apply the rich Dead Sea mud available on the beach. Keep the mud on your skin for 15/20 mins and then soak in the dead sea. You will get baby soft and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

For me and my friends I'm from Amman and when we have holiday one day or two days maximum ( not more)sure we will go to the Dead Sea and u should go to hotels (not public beach it's a big difference and there is nice areas to visit like Dead Sea panorama To see the sunset 🌅 for the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We spent one day near the Dead Sea and thoroughly enjoyed the sunset as we floated in the sea. We started by slathering our bodies with the rich mud, and then rinsed off while soaking in the sea. Be VERY careful not to get the water in your eyes, mouth, or nose - it's beyond salty and will hurt. Our... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

you will regret if you didnt try it anytime later, it is amazing to have this feeling that water there is different from any other sea, very salty so never touch your face and also you dont need to make any efforts to swim, water just hold you all the time.. it is hard to sink.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Probally the closest feeling to weightlessness you can experience on earth. Really something to enjoy, with a breathtaking view of the West Bank cliffs in the background it is something you will not forget. The water, as expected is incredibly salty and it will expose any cuts or grazes you have and make them sting like a paper cuts. If... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

The lowest point on the Earth, dead sea is the most amazing sight visually and to swim. Just lie on your back and float. Get a prop for photos. Be careful so that no salt water gets into eyes, mouth and ensure you cover any cuts or scratch that you have.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

It is a true one of a kind experience. The salt is crystallized on the shore and on rocks. You are so buoyant in the water that it feels unnerving. You can float upright with part of your chest out of the water. Floating on your back, you can raise your hands and feet out of the water. Your legs... More 

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