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October 21 2021 9:52 PM ˚

5 spots to go swimming this summer

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Dead Sea (Photo: Pixabay)
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AMMAN — It’s only June, which means long summer days are still ahead of us. Beat the heat and stay cool this summer by going for a swim while enjoying some beautiful scenery. Grab a friend or two and dive into these outdoor swimming spots!اضافة اعلان

Dead Sea:

A go-to summer destination, and for all the right reasons. Less than an hour away from Amman, the Dead Sea is the perfect day-trip for those looking to bask in the sunshine without spending the night. Take your pick of different hotels, each with a pool and private access to the salt lake.



                                         (Photo: Movenpick)



Wadi Mujib: 
Combine exercise and leisure by going to Wadi Mujib — a river canyon hiking trail famous for its waterfalls and natural waterslides. You can opt to have a tour guide accompany you along the 2 to 3 hour trail, which often gets deep enough for swimming.



                                      (Photo: Kimi Bississo, Jordan News)



B12 Beach — Ayla Oasis:
The artificial sandy beach at Ayla’s B12 Beach Club is a sure way to reinvent the Aqaba experience. Visit this picturesque spot and unwind with refreshing drinks, good food, clear waters, and — for those looking for that adrenaline rush — watersports.



                                                  (Photo: Ayla Oasis)



Wadi Rum camps:
Take a dip in a pool against a desert backdrop. At some Wadi Rum camps, like Al-Sultana Luxury Camp, Palmera Camp, or Beit Ali Lodge Camp, you can momentarily escape the searing heat of the desert by going for a swim. Surrounded by the dryness of the desert, the pools stand out like an oasis, making for a unique swimming experience.



                                          (Photo: Beit Ali Lodge Camp)



Main Hot Springs:
It’s time to check this place off your Jordan bucket list. Mountainous views, hot mineral springs, and waterfalls — Main Hot Springs is any nature-lover’s summer dream. To complement the natural landscape, the resort also has a pool, spa, and sauna where you can spend the day relaxing.



                                       (Photo: Main Hot Springs Facebook)

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