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Enjoy the temperate climate and healthy, colourful reef environment from Aqaba, Jordan’s Red Sea resort. The friendly coastal town is full of life, history and culture, and offers great value for money.

Bathed in sunshine, the coastal town of Aqaba is a great place to visit throughout the year whether you’re relaxing in resort, snorkelling, diving or spending time as part of a longer adventure throughout Jordan.

Expect a healthy reef environment with plenty of marine life, the chance to visit cultural and historical sites and enjoy day trips to desert locations such as Wadi Rum.

Suggested Itinerary

  1. Day 1: Depart UK

  2. Day 2: Arrive Aqaba

    You will be met on arrival and transferred to your resort, a short twenty minute drive away. Check in for a week long stay. 

  3. Days 3-7 : Dive the Red Sea

    Your dive package begins today and includes ten shore dives. Enjoy a combination of reef and wreck dives such as the tank at Oliver’s Canyon and the famous Cedar Pride site. Photographers will want to spend time at Eel Garden, where there are plenty of macro subjects living amongst the soft corals on the pinnacles.

  4. Day 8: Optional excursions

    Relax in resort or take one of many day trips out of Aqaba to explore the desert, villages or historical sites.

  5. Day 9: Fly to theUK

    Transfer to the airport for your flight back to the UK, landing later the same day.

You should note: Itinerary is subject to change depending on chosen airline flown and flight schedules.

Key info

Our trip ideas are offered to inspire you and can be tailored to suit your requirements.
  • Duration and price including flights from/to UK: 9 days from £1,295 pp
  • Single supplement: From £350
  • When to go: Jan-Dec: Daily throughout the year
  • Included in the price/package:
    • Return flights from the UK
    • 7 nights hotel
    • Daily breakfast
    • 10 shore dives
    • Tanks and weights
    • Transfers
Featured location:


Aqaba’s Red Sea coastline offers easy access to over 20 shore diving sites along the fringing reef with colourful marine life, well preserved corals, pinnacles, canyons and walls. The crystal clear waters and pleasant climate make Aqaba an ideal year round destination.

  • Ideal for viewing: hawksbill turtle, spotted eagle ray, crocodile fish, giant frogfish
  • Excellent for: Resort based diving, Family diving, Learn to dive, Shore diving, Snorkelling
Suggested accommodation options are shown below. Please contact us for further recommendations.

Grand Swiss-Belresort Tala Bay

The Grand Swiss-Belresort is an oceanfront 5-star resort in Tala Bay. The resort offers an ideal setting for a relaxing holiday for snorkellers and divers of all abilities who wish to explore Jordan’s stunning Red Sea coastline.

Marina Plaza Hotel

Located at the entrance to Tala Bay in Aqaba, this 4-star property enjoys stunning views of the nearby marina and is ideal for divers and snorkellers who come to enjoy Jordan's Red Sea resort.