Petra, capital of the Nabataean Arabs, is one of the most famous archaeological sites and one of the new Seven Wonders of the World. The Nabateans settled here more than 2000 years ago and carved temples, tombs and houses in the red rose sandstone. Wadi Rum, offers unique and adventurous experience and is said to be like a trip to another world. You will be amazed by the vast, silent, starkly
Just a short drive away from the hotel is the baptismal site, also called Al Maghtas, a popular historical attraction by the Jordan River, it is the place where John the Baptist lived and baptized Jesus. Many Christians pilgrimage to this holy place. in May 2014 Pope Francis blessed Jordan, and made it the first stop on his three-country pilgrimage to Catholic holy sites.
Drive 5 minutes to Samarah Mall, a three story shopping complex responds to the needs of the people at the Dead Sea by offering pharmacy, Bank and Supermarket.
Don't Go Home Without
Mount Nebo is the place where Moses is said to have seen the Promised Land, a land he was himself forbidden to enter. On March 19, 2000, Pope John Paul II visited Mt. Nebo during his pilgrimage to the Holy Land. the Catholic Church designated Mount Nebo as Millenium pilgrimage site. From Mount Nebo you have a panorama of the Holy Land; usually Jericho is visible and on clear days also Jerusalem.
Belive it or not, there's a right way and a wrong way to experience the Dead Sea.
- Don't shave before entering the water.
- Wear water shoes to protect your feet from rocks underneath you.
- Don't try to swim or open your eyes under the water, just FLOAT.
- Take photos before getting into the water.