At least once in your life you have heard about the lowest point on earth – The Dead Sea- in Jordan, and you have probably heard about the mud and decided to visit this place to enjoy its health benefits.
If you have planned to visit Jordan, you must add the Dead Sea on the list of places that you should visit there, you never want to miss the chance to visit this miraculous spot and live the amazing experiences.
In this article, we will introduce you to your guide to visit this amazing place and what to expect when visiting this spot to spend an unforgettable time there.
What is the Dead Sea?
It is one of the most popular places in Jordan not only in the modern life, but also back in history it was the destination of the famous Cleopatra as she used to consider it as her beauty fountain.
Located about 430m below sea level and considered the lowest point on earth that you can ever step into.
What make it so special is the floating experience that it gives you when you swim, you will simply float on the surface of this salty sea enjoying the sunny weather and restoring your health along with it.
What can you do when you visit the Dead Sea?
Visiting doesn’t always mean that you have to spend your time on your wellness. You can visit it to enjoy your time with your friends and family, here are some of the activities that you can do there:
- Floating, lying and chilling on your back to enjoy the atmosphere.
- Relaxation at resorts.
- Enjoying the views of the natural salt formations.
- Covering your body with mud, to cure skin diseases.
- Enjoy the sunset.
- Participate in the Dead Sea Marathon.
- Shopping in local shops.
- Enjoying salt beach picnics.
Floating experience in The Dead Sea, those who haven’t tried it are curious as to how floating works. It ends up being very simple. The first few meters are still walkable, but you will feel your body being pushed upward by gravity.
As you take in this special experience, rest and you will be able to raise your arms and legs while floating on your back and reading a newspaper or chatting with your friends, but make sure not to make your floating time more than 15 minutes for the high exposure to its hyper salinity is not good for your body, wash your body with water from any remains salt and mud.
The Healing Mud of the Dead Sea, It has been proved that using mud masks can treat skin conditions like neurodermatitis, psoriasis, and acne. However, even if you don’t have a skin condition, you still need a mud mask.
Salt and mineral-rich Dead Sea mud has a purifying effect on the skin, makes skin smoother and fresher by removing impurities and dead skin cells.
How to Apply the Mud?
The mud is a natural product obtained from the sea. Apply directly to the entire body and face, and as with any face mask, stay away from the eyes and avoid putting it on your lips.
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The Sea Formations in The Dead Sea is a sight to die for! These natural formations will blow your mind the moment you see them. The location of these stunning formations are on the south of The Dead Sea.
The beaches in the Dead Sea, you’ll find various public and private beaches. And you have to keep in mind that not all the shores along the Dead Sea are eligible to enter, for their dangerous rocky landscaping.
There are three types of beaches:
1- Resort-owned beach
2- Public Beaches
3- Private beaches (for day use)
Resort beaches are the most expensive between these three, but you can choose the private beaches if you want a cheaper alternative. if you want free entry you can try the public beaches, you can choose whatever you like and start enjoying your stay.
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