Here are the top 5 tourist attractions to see in Aqaba:

1. Wadi Rum

4.5 /5

39 km
from city center
1 out of 5
places to visit in Aqaba

Wadi Rum is a protected area of dramatic desert wilderness in the south of Jordan. There are many ways to enjoy the attractions of Rum, including jeep, camel and hiking tours and you can stay overnight in a Bedouin tent.æ

2. Turkish bath or Hammam

4.3 /5

0 km
from city center
2 out of 5
places to visit in Aqaba

Get a good scrub down and massage in a traditional Turkish bath.

3. Souk

4.2 /5

0 km
from city center
3 out of 5
places to visit in Aqaba

The market place is a great place to buy traditional spices.æ

4. Visit the high flag

3.8 /5

0 km
from city center
4 out of 5
places to visit in Aqaba

The flagpole in the Great Arab Revolt Plaza is 137 meters high and is the 2ndætallest free standing flag pole in the world. The flag flying is the Arab Revolt flag to celebrate the Arab uprising in 1916.

5. Red sea(Scuba Diving)

3.8 /5

12 km
from city center
5 out of 5
places to visit in Aqaba

Just beyond the shore lie cool, azure waters, beautiful coves, millions of fish, fantastic visibility and sheltered reefs. They all send a siren call to scuba divers and mark the Red Sea as a world-class scuba diving destination.

FAQs on Aqaba

What are the top hotels in Aqaba?

There are 607 Hotels in Aqaba which can be booked through Holidify. The most popular hotels in Aqaba are Villa Gardenya, GOLF2, Aquarelle, Villa Sigala, Fantastic sea view///Beautiful design apartment, Villa Daniela. You can see all the hotels in Aqaba here

How can I commute within Aqaba?

Most places in Aqaba down town are within walking distance from the hotels. If you have to take a taxi anywhere, it is usually pretty cheap. Travelling from one side of town to the other should cost no more than 1.500 JD. Most dive centres are based out of town on the South Beach and organise transport from the hotels each morning. A new resort area, Tala Bay has recently opened in the South. Most of the hotels here are 5 stars and have regular shuttle buses in to the city. Taxis to Tala Bay from Aqaba costs approximately 10 JD. Always make sure that the taxi driver uses his meter.¾
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