Outdoor adventure and cultural attractions near this beach resort in Aqaba
Enviably located by the crystalline waters of the Red Sea, this beach resort in Aqaba affords visitors an ideal base for exploring the ancient archaeological sites and natural desert wonders that surround the city. Near the city centre, the seventh-century walled Islamic city of Ayla offers travellers a glimpse of ancient urbanisation. For a more comprehensive view of the ancient world, guests can travel to Petra, a sixth-century city carved of sandstone. Spectacular scenery awaits visitors at the desert site, Wadi Rum, or Valley of the Moon, where rock outcroppings soar to awe-inspiring heights. For a more down-to-earth experience, guests can explore the nearby Dead Sea, a two-hour drive from the hotel.
- Wadi Rum - 70 km
- Petra - 129 km
- Dead Sea - 190 km