If one were to ask what the Gulf of Aqaba is known for among tourists, the answer would be pretty easy: diving. The gulf is popular with diving and snorkelling enthusiasts for the beauty of its waters and the impressive biodiversity found within them. A glorious exhibition of the best marine life the Red Sea has to offer, this is the place to go in Jordan if you are in search of water sports and environmental immersion.
The Gulf of Aqaba is quite pleasant all year round. Aqaba itself suffers from sweltering desert temperatures for most of the year, so the waters are a popular respite for locals and tourists alike. The water temperatures near the surface run from lows of about 66 degrees [Read more…]