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Dead Sea

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Address: Israel
Phone Number:
972-3-516-6699
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: No
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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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This sea is so salty (more salty than oceans) that you float! It is really a strange experience, but worth doing. We were in the water for only a short time, as it was cold and... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This sea is so salty (more salty than oceans) that you float! It is really a strange experience, but worth doing. We were in the water for only a short time, as it was cold and got so windy everyone was told to get out of the water. The hard part was getting back up after lying on my back... More 

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Wisconsin
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Spent about and hour and a half here as part of a day long tour and it was a great way to end the trip. If we had more time, it would have been nice to spend a night at one of the resorts, however, a few hours was enough to enjoy the novelty of the water, sun, and mud!... More 

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This april we rented a car and so we had the possibility to see all the three beaches of the Dead Sea that are open now: Ein Bokek, Ein Gedi Resort Spa and Kalya Beach (near Biankini and Neve Medar). The best place in terms of quality and price is Ein Bokek as it's free of charge, super clean and... More 

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Thank Tatyana P
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Such a marvel. We chose a no public beach to enjoy the sea. No garbage everywhere then. Make sure to spread mud on yourself.

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Thank Rebyaz
Llanbedr Dyffryn Clwyd, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Access is easy at Ein Bokek, there's plenty of parking and the buses stop right by the beach. There are loos, showers, drinking fountains and life guards. The experience is surreal. You can't actually swim, just float around. Keep your face out of the water, though. Bad for eyes and dangerous if drunk. But sooo easy to float and relax!!!

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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Something you don't read about in reviews is that because the water is so salty it absolutely burns any sunburn or cuts you have!!! Make sure any cuts are plastered over. It really stings. That aside the Dead Sea doesn't disappoint when it comes to the excitement of floating in the water. However the beaches in ein bokek don't have... More 

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Sofia, Bulgaria
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Reviewed 1 week ago

To be honest I was not impressed maybe because I am not a swimmer. I did not try floating but noticed the not clean "beach" and some of the trash is entering the water... The "beach" is in fact not sand ... it is dirt mixed with small stones and salt crystals. So do not forget some swimming shoes to... More 

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Irmo, South Carolina
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I don't think a trip to Israel can be complete without a trip to The Dead Sea. It is a mysterious and magical place with it's own type of beauty. I am generally not a desert person, but I could have stayed there all day. BE WARNED: If you are fat like me, you CAN get stuck floating on your... More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a hard time figuring out where to go, we couldn't go to mineral or en gedi but one of the locals referred us to en boqeq which was just maybe 15-20 minutes down the road they had everything you would want spa or public free or pay they all have sufficient amenities. Really enjoyed it, just be careful... More 

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Queanbeyan, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's something that is a part of travel folklore- floating on the Dead Sea. We didn't have a book to read, I didn't want to take my iPad into the water. But a quick dip, a float, and some mud were enough to say that we've done it. No adverse affects, I will have to see if it does anything... More 

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