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Dead SeaSimply Authentic To receive a FREE DVD and more information, please contact the Jordan Tourism Board N.A. 1-866-416-1686contactus@VisitJordan.comwww.VisitJordan.comPHOTOS BY: FotonautaDESIGN BY: Anas Ruhman,

The Dead Sea is synonymous with luxury and wellness. Known as the largest natural spa on earth, tourists and locals alike flock to this destination for relaxation and rejuvenation. Located in the Jordan Rift Val-ley, 400 meters (1,312 Ft.) be-low sea level, visitors are sub-jected to the natural benefits of its mineral-rich mud while floating effortlessly underneath the gently diffused rays of the Jordanian sun.Situated on the lowest point on earth, the Dead Sea is also known as the safest place in the world to sunbathe. The va-por that rises from the sea, acts as a natural filter for potentially harmful UV-B rays, attracting thousands of people from all over the world to take advan-tage of its natural benefits.A chain of world class luxury ho-tel and spa resorts have opened along its coastline to provide top of the line accommodations. The Movenpick Resort and Spa Hotel, Jordan Valley Marriott Resort & Spa Hotel, Kempin-ski Hotel Ishtar, and the Holi-day Inn Dead Sea all serve as a perfect venue for those seeking to escape the stress of every-day life. With a focus on health and wellness, these facilities are known to offer extensive Dead Sea treatments tailored for the weary travelers.Its vast stretch of water also re-ceives a number of incoming riv-ers, including the River Jordan which boasts a dense cocktail of salts and minerals. High in chlo-ride salts of magnesium, sodium, potassium, and bromine, the therapeutic benefits of the Dead Sea are endless. From Psoriasis, Atopic Dermatitis, Psoriatic Ar-thritis, and hypertension as well as respiratory conditions such as Asthma, the elements in the wa-ter and mud have been proven to offer natural treatments for a wide range of ailments.Clinics have also opened at the Dead Sea, specializing in the treatment of such diseases. With teams of well-trained phy-sicians and experts, patients are given the opportunity to recu-perate in one of the most spec-tacular natural and spiritual landscapes in the world -- and with oxygen levels being eight percent higher than at sea level, the recuperation time is less.No trip to the Dead Sea is complete without a visit to at least one of the many out-lets that sell its world famous products. Laboratories manu-facture a range of facial mud masks, bath salts, shampoos, cleansers, nourishing creams, moisturizers, hand creams, make-up removers, skin ton-ers, astringents, facial wash, shower gels, and soaps, which are all produced using nothing but natural and eco-friendly materials.One of the most spectacular natural and spiritual land-scapes in the world, the Jor-danian east coast of the Dead Sea has evolved into a major hub for health & fitness tour-ism in the region. Easily acces-sible and boasting of excellent hotels with spa and fitness fa-cilities, this region has been known to attract visitors for over 2000 years. Whether it is floating its buoyant waters, having a relaxing massage in one of the world class spas, or enjoying an exquisite meal surrounded by exotic scenery, the Dead Sea offers something for every type of traveler. Dead SeaThe Natural Wonders of the