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South Beach

Address: South Aqaba, Aqaba, Jordan
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Ranked #5 of 7 Attractions in Aqaba
Type: Beaches, Outdoors
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Type: Beaches, Outdoors
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Bellingham, Washington
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17 reviews 17 reviews
7 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

Several kilometers out of town, but a lot less people on the beaches. Several great dive sites and amazing snorkeling sites located here. Thursday-Sunday is busier as it's the weekend, but still quieter than the public beach in Aqaba. Great sunsets too!

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Stoke Ferry, null, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

We traveled there on the hopper bus from the double tree hotel in aqaba if you are with a tour this is free otherwise it is 7 JDs if you take a bus in the morning the first one back is 4.30 in the afternoon but you can get a taxi back to Aqaba gor 10 JDs Lovely clean resort... More 

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39 reviews 39 reviews
10 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

Forget about the Dead Sea! snorkeling in the Red Sea is what you have to do. Take a boat trip and hover over the Coral with the glass botom boat or snorkel to the famous ship wreckage. Or just dive into the water from the beach side and watch the many beautiful fish as soon as you are 2 meters... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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22 reviews 22 reviews
12 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

As part of our trip around Jordan, our tour guide brought us the the south beach. It was certainly an eye opener. First of all I am a muslim but in our country, in some places it is still frown upon if you dive into the swimming pool, let alone ocean with all your clothes on! Well here, it is... More 

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Amman, Jordan
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

nice Beach for Diving and snorkelling , you can see four Countries ,Egypt, Israel, Jordan, Saudi Arabia

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Rochford, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

Most of the problem is down to the indigenous population. They seem to gain pleasure from throwin anything and everything down where they have finished with it. The waters edge is littered with plastic bags / bottles and all sorts of other crap.It gets in the water, the fish can't eat it, they die instead. People walking on the coral... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Forget about hanging around as a woman (I am not even mentioning wearing a swimming suit and even less a bikini), it is incredibly dirty with litter everywhere. Some men obviously sleep / live there... I loved Jordan but this was a terrible experience, especially considering how beautiful and fragile are the reefs...

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Amman, Jordan
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16 reviews 16 reviews
4 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

not too crowded, excellent in the early morning, clean beach, nice atmosphere and nice crowed..it should be maintained to stay this way

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athens
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25 reviews 25 reviews
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

If you are not planning diving or do some snorkelling there is no reason to visit south beach. The beach is ugly and dirty and local people are very annoying!

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

cozy, a little dirty, a little too much smog in the air from the nearby power station. Has a nice beach restaurant you should check out, and kids areas that are pretty good.

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