Aqaba King Hussein International Airport (AQJ)
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The Aqaba King Hussein international airport is your gateway to Aqaba, a popular diving and beach resort in Jordan. The fastest and most comfortable way to get to the city from the airport is by using one of the many Aqaba airport rental cars.

One may not notice this but within 24km of the Aqaba airport, there are three other countries – Egypt, Saudi Arabia and Israel.

About Aqaba

Aqaba is a coastal town located in the south of Jordan and it is also the capital of the Aqaba Governorate and the head of the Gulf of Aqaba. Being the country’s only seaport, it is Jordan’s most popular diving and beach resort.

It has also been chosen as the Arab Tourism City of 2011.

What to see and do

While there is no doubt that many will come to Aqaba to enjoy its beach resorts and luxury hotels, there is another tourist attraction that you can consider. With your car hire Aqaba, visit the Turkish Bath or Hamam that was built in 306AD. It is a popular spot for tourists and locals to come and relax while cleansing their body as well.

There are three main attractions in Aqaba and they are the beach, the deep sea and the desert. The easiest and most comfortable way to get around Aqaba and see all three is to rent a car in Aqaba airport. The beach area is divided into three – the North Beach Area, the Middle Beach Area and the South Beach Area.

North Beach Area is where most of the hotels are located, and there are private beaches here. Some charge a small fee upon entry. South Beach is the location of one of the main public beaches. It is a 12km drive away from the city centre, so make sure you drive a comfortable car hire Aqaba airport to fully enjoy your trip to the beach.

You can trade the sandy beaches for the sandy desert of Wadi Rum. It is one of the most amazing deserts landscapes in the world which is a real treat for nature lovers. Try to look for 4x4 drive options, when you hire car Aqaba airport to see for yourself the uniquely decorated geological formations and beautiful sandstone mountains.

From the sandy beaches and desert, the final activity that you can do in Aqaba is to dive deep into the sea. Located at the tip of the Red Sea, Aqaba has one of the world’s most amazing seascape environments. Aqaba is the home to 500 species of corals, 1,200 species of fish and 1,000 types of molluscs and crustaceans.

Enjoy your trip to Aqaba and have fun with activities across both land and water.

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