Water attractions at the Dead Sea
When you think of the Dead Sea you think of the sea, the beach, the sun, and of course the salt, mud and all the other minerals that the sea has to offer.
But you will be surprised to know that the Dead Sea area is full of nature reserves, hiking trails and other great places to spend a day (or evening, if it’s really hot…)
So let’s get started, and get to know the area a little better. In this article we’ll focus on places that have water! (Not salty …)
Ein Tsukim Reserve
Are you looking for a place to spend a relaxing day with the family?
Ein Tsukim Nature Reserve, the world’s lowest nature reserve, offers wading and bathing pools, in addition to green spots, picnic areas, easy and fun hiking trails, as well as beautiful lookout points with views of the Dead Sea.
Ein Bokek Reserve
The Ein Bokek Reserve will also provide you with a variety of fun activities for family outings.
Start your day with a short 600 meter walk to the foot of a waterfall and a spring of fresh water. Wearing shoes good for walking in water, since part of the trail runs through the stream.
This charming oasis is surrounded by cliffs, has spectacular views and even boasts local animals. If you continue on the path to one of the hills you will find an ancient Roman fortress and of course more beautiful scenic views.
Ein Plutit Spring – The Love Spring
Looking for something romantic to do?
Get to know Ein Plutit – the spring of love.
The locals also call it the hidden spring because it is not easy to find. It is hidden in a thicket of plants, but getting there and immersing in it completely worth the effort.
The spring is surrounded by tall palm trees and lush vegetation, providing a small, intimate and romantic island of quiet and pleasure.
Ein Gedi Reserve
Going for Extreme?
Nahal Arugot and Nahal David, both located in the Ein Gedi Reserve, will provide you with a variety of easy to challenging hiking trails, some passing through waterfalls and ponds, and some over water views.
If you get too hot, you can stop at some points along the way, jump into the fresh water and cool off.
Also, don’t forget to look at the scenery in the area that includes a variety of vegetation and animals thrive on the freshwater oasis. And you can’t leave without seeing, ancient temples, ancient pools and even a flour mill!
This was a short and informative post about Water attractions Dead Sea, and of course we will expand further on these in other posts.
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