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“Alive dead spot”
Review of Dead Sea

Dead Sea
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$143.75*
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Private Departure or Arrival Transfer: Petra Hotels with Dead Sea tour
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$112.50*
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Private Full-Day Dead Sea Trip with Lunch and Optional Spa Treatment or Lowest...
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$46.50*
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6-Hour Dead Sea Chauffeur Service From Amman
Ranked #15 of 186 things to do in Jordan
Certificate of Excellence
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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.
Rochester, Minnesota
Level 5 Contributor
47 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“Alive dead spot”
Reviewed December 6, 2013

This one us the lowest spot under the sea level all over the world, the water is sooooooooo salty that you can read a book or drink a juice while you are lying on your back in it without drowning.

You can cover your body with a mask of dark black clay that gives you a feeling of being roasted .

Just be careful of salty water ingestion yechkkkkkkkk.

Visited April 2013
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Cairns, Australia
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53 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
“Dead Sea Jordan”
Reviewed December 4, 2013

Loved it! Such an amazing and weird feeling being able to float like that. Make sure you don't have any cuts on your body or it will sting. There are signs up to say don't swallow water or get it in your mouth. It is truly a revolting taste. A must is to pay the $1 US to cover yourself in the black mud, that smells a bit like old tyres but washes off easily when you get back in the water. I went to the public beach area where it is free and there were not many people at all.

Visited April 2013
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Mayenne, France
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53 reviews
34 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
“Fantastic opportunity.”
Reviewed November 23, 2013

Our coach took us to the Dead Sea, firstly we collected our towels and locker keys. Once changed into our costumes we were led down two sets of steps until we arrived at the beach. We were helped into the water by two gentlemen as there was a steep incline and there were sharp rocks around. Once in the water it is a very strange feeling as of course you float and it is very hard to put your feet on the ground. One tip, don't shave as it will sting. You can stay in as long as you like, once out you have the opportunity to be covered in mud which when dry will flake off. You then have a shower followed by a dip in the infinity pool overlooking the dead sea. A great opportunity which is not to be missed.

Visited November 2013
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Beirut
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26 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“you need to try it”
Reviewed November 21, 2013

it is something you need to experience, you can float easily.. as you go deeper to the sea the floating experience is stronger.. the water is oily so you need to be careful with your rings.. also not to put water in your eyes.

Visited November 2013
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Newcastle, Australia
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17 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Disappointed”
Reviewed November 19, 2013

This was a must do for us, and I have to say we were disappointed as it is so inaccessible. Getting down to the water is slippery & rough underfoot & getting in is very difficult. When I finally did get in I sank to my thighs in mud and couldn't get my balance. I actually found all the mud quite unpleasant and decided this site is for the young, many of whom were having lots of fun. It was also VERY crowded.

Visited November 2013
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