Just to clarify, those are both driving, not walking, times!
Ein Bokeq area is not walking distance to any of the major sites but it is a great place to stay for floating in the Dead Sea. You really need a car to properly get around this area. There are no car rental agenices in Ein Bokeq as far as I know.
Do a Desert Jeep tour with israeliwild.co.il = it really will be unforgettable, I promise. The Guide Atar Zehavi is amazing. We can't say how much this exceeded our expectations in every way.
Re Leonardo Club = DO NOT stay at this hotel - we stayed in March, it is awful, gross, dirty, and disgusting, and terribly understaffed. Find another hotel with private beach on Dead Sea. Really, it's impossible to imagine some of the reviews on Trip Advisor that refer to this property as "wonderful" "if you want great service..." - i can't imagine the horror of the places these guests have stayed in the past that they are comparing this to.
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