On the main highway to Queen Alia International Airport is one of the best places to visit in Amman if ever you start missing the beach: the Amman Waves and Aqua Park Resort. The resort, also popularly referred to as Amman Waves, was inaugurated in 2004 and thus gained the reputation of being the first as well as largest water park in the country, with a total of 80,000 square metres to its spread. With that much area, you can safely expect there to be a fair number of attractions worth the notice of the water-loving tourist here.
For example, you could start off with the resort’s artificial beach, with is linked to a wave pool where simulated waves bring to mind gentle ocean currents. There are also slides galore, of course, with fairly promising (if slightly uninspired) names such as “Big Splash” [Read more…]