Discover Jordan's Nature & Cultural Heritage

The Dead Sea

Dead Sea has an historical and spiritual legacy of its own. It is believed to be the site of five biblical cities: Sodom, Gomorrah, Admah, Zeboiim and Zoar (Bela). Today its eastern shore is sparsely populated and serenely quiet. With much of the landscape virtually unchanged since ancient times, this is a favorite spot for a holiday drive. Spend the day sunbathing, swimming, or dining. Relax in the gently lapping waters - you cannot sink! Treat yourself to a soothing massage, or try the well-known healing powers of minerals from the seas muddy floor.

If you would like a more leisurely stay, spend the night at a comfortable hotel that looks across the sea to the western banks and up the Moab hills directly behind.