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Aqaba

Aqaba is a city in the south of Jordan, located along the Gulf of Aqaba, the northern portion of the Red Sea. It's Jordan's premier resort area and the main draw of this location are definitely its beaches and the fantastic diving and snorkeling opportunities.

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Cheapest month March

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The entrance to Wadi Rum.

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Darna Village Beach Hostel

Darna Village Beach Hostel

Good location opposite beach with fine off beach fringe reef for snorkelling. Hotel rooms and buildings in reasonable condition with a good sized swimming pool. Best hotel breakfasts I'd had anywhere in Jordan. Problem was the staff. There were a couple of good ones, which I won't name for fear of reprisals from the others. ... more

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2
Red Sea Dive Center

Red Sea Dive Center

It's a great place! All new and clean. Good service, good ambiance, cozy, feels safe and vary attentive staff. It's located near the other dive centers at the south beach but more up the hill, which is a bit of a walk to the beach but thus very quiet and tranquil. ... more

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5

Aqaba Discussions

  • 1 Day Tour from Aqaba to Petra
    I will be stopping on a cruise at Aqaba, Jordan for 1 day and I'm trying to organise a day trip to Petra. Can anyone recommend a local tour company who could organise a private tour for us (2 people)? Also, I have seen one from Jordan Sinai Hotels and Tours which looks pretty good and reasonably priced ...

  • Saudi Arabia to Egypt across the Gulf of Aqaba
    Hello! A small group of friends including myself are planning a little (!) road trip, and are trying to work out if there is any way to get across the Gulf of Aqaba by ferry from Saudi Arabia to Egypt, avoiding driving around the north and having to get visas for both Jordan and Israel. Since ...

  • Nuweiba to Petra via ferry to Aqaba, or bus/taxi Taba/Eilat?
    We will be staying in Nuweiba and want to get to Petra. Can anybody offer advice on whether it is an easier trip overland through Israel or by ferry straight to Aqaba. Four people, no passport issues as we'll be flying out of Israel. Thanks, Marty. ...

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International Arab Dive Center
90 %

International Arab Dive Center

Aqaba South Beach (Map) - Hotel
Aqaba Adventure Divers Resort
88 %

Aqaba Adventure Divers Resort

South Beach p.o.box 67 (Map) - Hotel
Darna Village Beach Hostel
83 %

Darna Village Beach Hostel

77110 Aqaba PO Box 1703 (Map) - Hostel
Very nice atmosphere, we travel with our 8 and 10 yr old children and found this place to be excellent for a family stay.
Umm Al-Nfoos Camp

Umm Al-Nfoos Camp

Middle of Wadi Rum 1 K.M from Visitors Center (Map) - Campsite
Wadi Rum Camping

Wadi Rum Camping

Wadi Rum (Map) - Campsite
Red Sea Dive Center

Red Sea Dive Center

South Beach Aqaba (Map) - Hotel
It's a great place! All new and clean. Good service, good ambiance, cozy, feels safe and vary attentive staff.
Captain's Tourist Hotel

Captain's Tourist Hotel

Al Nahdah (Map) - Hotel
Alqidra Hotel

Alqidra Hotel

jordan aqaba al saada STR (Map) - Hotel