Aqaba – The sunniest corner on the Red Sea.
Aqaba is the perfect destination for combined holidays for divers and non-divers. There is plenty to do in and around Aqaba to keep everyone happy. With a laid-back, seaside atmosphere combined with a rich history, culture, tasty food and shopping, the city of Aqaba is a fantastic holiday destination in itself. It is also the perfect gateway for visiting the rest of Jordan, offering easy access to its famous archaeological and natural attractions.
Visitors can enjoy some of the most spectacular UNESCO World Heritage Sites such as the Nabatean City of Petra, the Wadi Rum Reserve, Bethany Beyond the Jordan, enjoy and relax at the Dead Sea and more. All of the sites and attractions are just a few hours away from Aqaba and are ideal for day trips or overnight stays.
With a mild climate and the water temperatures between 26 degrees Celsius in the summer, and 20 degrees in the winter, Aqaba makes an ideal location for year-round scuba diving for all levels of experience.