Jordan’s year-round Red Sea resort
   When fantasy, sun and sea meet the charms and atmosphere of antiquity, the visitor can find himself at any time of the year, at the Red Sea resort of Aqaba.
For water sports and winter warmth, Aqaba is warm, sunny and inviting, fringed with palm trees, lapped by the crystal clear waters of the Gulf of Aqaba, cooled by a steady northerly breeze, and ringed by 

Wind surfing on the Red Sea
mountains that change incolor with the change in color of the hours.

Relaxing on the beach

Enjoying the refreshing water
   A dazzling undersea world of coral, fish and other marine life is just meters off the sandy beaches, Snorkeling, water skiing, wind surfing, fishing and a variety of other water sports, including unsurpassed scuba diving are popular. For the history enthusiat are sites reflecting human habitation for at least 5,500 years, resulting from Aqaba’a strategic location at the junction ofland and sea routes from Asia, Africa and Europe.
Snorkeling in the clear water

Aqaba's palm trees
   Of special interest among the ancient and medieval archaeological sites are the early Islamic city called Ayla, Aqaba Fort, built by the Mamluk Sultan Qansawh el Ghawri at the beginning of the 16th Century, and a very fine museum at the house of Sharif Hussein bin Ali, great grandfather of King Hussein. Whatever the visitor’s interest, a wide range of hotels provide excellent accommodations, facilities for all water sports, and restaurants that cater to the most selective tastes.
(AMMAN - JERASH - DECAPOLIS ERA - JORDAN - PETRA - WADI RUM - THE DEAD SEA - Mujib Wildlife Reserve - Dana Nature REserve - Shaumari Nature Reserve - Ajloun Nature Reserve - Azraq Wetland Reserve - Bird Watching - The Gulf of Aqaba - Bethany Beyond The Jordan))

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