The primary attraction in Aqaba is perhaps the Red Sea itself-which, despite its name, boasts some of the most gorgeous turquoise waters in the world, chock-full of the most magnificent marine fauna and flora. This is the place to go if you want a respite from the arid deserts of Jordan, a place where one may indulge freely in water sports and general enjoyment of the beach and the waters lapping at the sands. This is so-called Red Sea Riviera.
Most people coming here simply lounge at the beaches, of course, but you are certainly not restricted to the sands when you come to the beachside. Besides swimming, you can also enjoy diving in the many spectacular coral reefs and wreck sites of the Gulf of Aqaba, as well as snorkel around islands of such import [Read more…]