With its balmy
winter climate and idyllic setting, Aqaba is Jordan's
year-round aquatic playground. The thriving underwater
marine life and the crystal clear waters of the Gulf of
Aqaba make diving conditions there among the
acknowledged best in the world. As the Gulf of Aqaba is
an inland sea with few strong currents, its waters
remain warm and clear throughout most of the year.
ideal for underwater photography and a lavish array of
exotic fish and plant life makes for excellent
snorkeling and diving. Over 140 species of coral have
been identified in Aqaba's waters. Sun bathing, water
skiing, windsurfing, fishing, paddleboats, and other
water sports are also popular. One small word of advice
- have lots of fun, but don't forget your sunscreen!