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Address: Israel
Phone Number: 972-3-516-6699
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: No

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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Just as you would imagine!

What an incredible experience. The dead sea is basically the lowest point of the world where all the waters and chemicals drain into without having a place to exit. The day we... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 6 days ago
Palm Beach Gardens, Florida
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

first of all its sooo hot and the sun is burning in Israel, at second its soo salty water. both things together is apocalipsis for skin. its really painful and unpleasant. As for me there is nothing better then to go to the waters of chilly Baltic sea and to watch at the cloudy sky.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The Dead Sea.... It's worth the experience but you're not going to be spending a lot of time here. Do it to tick it off your bucket list - to experience the sensation of floating and to note that you've been to the lowest point of the earth. Temperatures get incredibly high and the heat becomes unbearable. The water is... More 

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Palm Beach Gardens, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

What an incredible experience. The dead sea is basically the lowest point of the world where all the waters and chemicals drain into without having a place to exit. The day we went was blazing hot. and so was THE WATER! We were given mud packs to smear all over ourselves (so fun) and then into the salt water. You... More 

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Hubbard, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great experience that you will not find any where else in the world. Make sure that you bring sandals and a beach towel that you do not care about. The sand/rocks are very rough for bear feet, and are about the temperature of the sun. I would also make sure you bring bags for your swim suit so you do... More 

1 Thank Cory V
San Jose, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

As everyone point, the floating sensation is a great experience. The lowest point on the earth! As a diver will never get this deep. :-) Very hot water and the coast is also very hot and dry. Bring good protection against the sun and lots of water to drink.

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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

An experience of a lifetime. This is a must place to visit and so if you are travelling to Israel. It is quite far from Tel Aviv or Jerusalem. And buses runs infrequently in that area. So my best advice is to hire you a private taxi to take you there. You can hire it for a day and visit... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

One of Nature’s best kept secrets, 400 meters below Sea Level, Dead Sea in Isreal is the lowest place on Earth! It is nestled among the rough Mountains terrene of the Judean Desert, it is an oasis of beauty, relaxation, calmness and excitement...Let yourself float on its surface! One unforgettable journey, beautiful surroundings!

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Sofia, Bulgaria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We got here early to avoid the heat of the day and it was great. We floated about for a while, and tried ungracefully to move about in the sea, which is impossible imagine trying to move with life preservers on that's whet it feels like. The place is wonderful but go early because after 10am it gets way to... More 

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you rented a car, drive past all of the "spa" stores along the road and go to Masada. You'll have to pass through most of the hotels, Once you pass Herod's hotel, you will see a parking area to your left. You just have to pay for parking, which isn't that much. This area is free to swim in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went floating in the Deadsea at -1400 feet below sea level and hypersaline 30% salt, the ocean is only 3%. It feels like you have multiple life preservers on.

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