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Greatly cherished as the only outlet to the sea, the port city of Aqaba at the southwestern point of Jordan provides a breath of fresh air and the country’s only real beach resort, to which Jordanians and visitors alike flock in their droves.

Front Entrance of Sharif Hussein bin Ali MosqueAqaba also boasts nine months of mild summer weather during autumn, winter and spring. When temperatures reach a chilly 10°C in Amman, the temperature in Aqaba can be an enviable 25°C.

There is plenty to do and see in Aqaba but its main appeal lies in its coral reef, offering some of the best diving and snorkelling sites in the world.

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Suggested itineraries featuring Aqaba

Our itineraries will give you suggestions for what is possible when you travel in Aqaba, and they showcase routes we know work particularly well. Treat them as inspiration, because your trip will be created uniquely by one of our specialists.

Map of Aqaba

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    Places near Aqaba

    Accommodation choices for Aqaba

    We've selected a range of accommodation options for when you visit Aqaba. Our choices usually come recommended for their character, facilities and service or location. Our specialists always aim to suggest properties that match your preferences.

    Ideas for experiencing Aqaba

    Our specialists seek out authentic ways to get to know the places that could feature in your trip. These activities reflect some of the experiences they've most enjoyed while visiting Aqaba, and which use the best local guides.

    • Visit Pharaoh's Island
      Pharohs Isalnd, Aqaba

      Visit Pharaoh's Island

      Visit Pharaoh's Island

      Swim and snorkel around Pharaoh's Island before enjoying a delightful barbecue.

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