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Address: Israel
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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Description: 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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Refreshing and therapeutic

My wife and I had an excellent time here. Floating in the Dead Sea, getting the mud treatment, and the other wonderful therapeutic options available.

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 28, 2015
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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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51 reviews 51 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW

My wife and I had an excellent time here. Floating in the Dead Sea, getting the mud treatment, and the other wonderful therapeutic options available.

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW

The dead sea was not at all what I expected it to be, but it was definitely an experience. It's quite a walk from the building where you leave your things to the actual dead sea, but there is a trolly you can take. The water actually burns quite a bit, especially if you have any cuts or dry skin.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW

We took a 90 minute easy drive from Jerusalem to the Dead Sea. It was interesting just looking at the landscape and the changes that are being worked on in the Dead Sea. We checked in to the Leonard Hotel for the day, and spent time in the Dead Sea and the pool. The Dead Sea is really salty so... More 

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Charleston, South Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

Many beaches are closed due to sinkholes occurring in the area. So En Gedi and Mineral Beach are off limits there are a couple of beaches that can be visited are located in the "desert oasis" right of the highway coming from Jerusalem going to the Dead Sea 90 and 1. Just follow the road along to more possibilities but... More 

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surrey
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

We visited he north part of the dead sea during a thomson cruise excursion. The place was awful. Steep muddy path down to the side and then some steps into the sea which were broken and dangerous. You could not walk in as there was no beach. As you stepped of the broken steps you sunk up to your ankles... More 

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Prague, Czech Republic
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

If you visit Israel, definitely spend one day by the Dead Sea. I thought I could imagine how does it feel to float on the surface but it's nothing until you really try it! :) Super fun.

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Israel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

Me and my dear wife jumped by for a short vacation only one night but we were so impressed of that amazing view of beautiful clear mirrored sea till we almost forgot our commitments and stayed for more nights. the water are so welcoming and Because of the amount of minerals you always floats upon the water. I put some... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

The view is very impressive and the floating experience too. Though you gotta be careful with the water going tl your eyes, I thought I got blind but after washing with fresh water it was ok. Also be careful with the "floating " cause it makes you turn your body complete. .. I got a little souvenir scar in my... More 

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Mexico City, Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

This is a must stop. Having the experience of floating on the sea is unbelievable. Be careful with skin cuts and DO NOT SHAVE the day before. The salt in the water makes them burn a lot. Do not dive or put your head inside the water. Take a newspaper and take the official photo of reading the paper while... More 

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Cebu City, Philippines
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

There is no other like it. You cannot dice, you cannot sink, you simply float. Put Dead Sea mud on your body and face, just make sure you don't splash any Dead Sea water on your eyes or mouth when you rinse it off because the water really stings and it tastes awful! The Dead Sea has salt in the... More 

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