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Dead Sea

Address: Israel
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Type: Bodies of water, Nature & Parks
Fee: No
Owner description: Not only the lowest spot on earth, but also the saltiest and most...
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Type: Bodies of water, Nature & Parks
Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: 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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Byron Center, MI
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015 NEW

While in Israel, floating in the Dead Sea is a must do. There are some precautions that must be followed. 1. Footing is slippery. Take small steps and crouch before lying on your back. Very easy to float. 2. Bring your own towel, soap and shampoo. 3. Keep your mouth closed at all times. Getting the salty water in your... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

This has been the best experience I've ever had, the buoyancy is absolutely AWESOME! this place is so amazing, this is something I strongly recommend it! I am definitely planning on coming back!

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

This is something everyone should do weather in Israel or Jordan. It is amazing that you cannot sink. You have to float on your back or your body will turn you over. Cover yourself with the mineral mud. And remember, don't shave within 24 hours- as it will hurt. also, don't get the water in your eyes if at all... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

It nice to visit in the winter - great weather. Going in the sea is a special experience and should be done. Many nature trails in the area.

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New York City, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

I was there years ago when my children were young and we all went for a swim. They enjoyed the buoyancy. We went back this winter with children (adult) and grandchildren. The younger ones came out crying because all tiny, non-visible scratches became unbearably painful when one pours salt into the wound. Others complained about the pain caused by stepping... More 

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Denville, New Jersey
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

Its an interesting feeling sitting in water but that is what you do at the lowest body of water in the world! And if you want, slather on the mud to give yourself a natural exfoliant treatment. You should do this once in your life. And remember, don't shave within 24 hours-it will hurt

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Haifa, Israel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

The lowest dry place on earth, is beautiful and raw, is hot and unforgiving, strict and pure in each aspect. My favorite place to spend my vacations. I just love it, quiet, hot, relaxing!

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Orlando, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

I'm not sure why anyone would come all the way to the Dead Sea and not experience the feeling of floating in a densely sea....there's nothing quite like it! The water is warm all year 'round but be warned, if you have any little scratches they will sting like crazy (ladies, do NOT shave your legs right before entering the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

Who wouldn't want to float all their cares away? There's nothing like the feeling of total weightlessness in the Dead Sea!! Just remember to wear some sort of water shoes (not flip flops, they'll come right off) otherwise the salt is very hard in some places on the bottom of the sea and is like sharp rocks! Be sure to... More 

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Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

Take your flip flops, swimsuit and towel and get in!! We had a great time getting stuck in the mud and bobbing around! We went to a place that had lockers & showers. The most fun we had on our tour.

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