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.
From the Aqaba Travel Guide
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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
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. ...
Winterlude in Aqaba
Empty beach and boardwalk in Aqaba, Jordan. Jan 14 (Anica) "Brrr! Snorkeling anybody? Not!" Today we drove to Aqaba. When we got there we tried the Aquamarine Hotel, Movenpick, Aqaba Gulf Hotel ...
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