The Dead Sea Spa is a concept that goes back to the time of Cleopatra, the Queen of Sheba. It is said that she frequented the Dead Sea, seeking to harness its healing powers hidden in the nutrient rich minerals.
Today, travelers come from all corners of the world to experience the healing and therapeutic Dead Sea spa resorts.
View of the Dead Sea from a resort hotel
Spa care includes a range of different treatments from mud and salt treatments to facial and cosmetic care.
Skilled therapists also provide body and beauty treatments at any one of the resorts in the area.
Not all the hotels in the area offer spas, but nearly all will have access to therapists offering massage and holistic treatments.
Here are a few of our recommendations for top resorts:
Ein Gedi Dead Sea Spa
Situated close to the kibbutz of Ein Gedi, the Ein Gedi Spa offers a
unique experience combining treatments and bathing in both a salt pool and fresh water pool. Open every day
of the year (except Yom Kippur) you will have access to thermal mineral pools, massage facilities, swimming
pool, rest rooms, snack bar and a gift shop.
If you are not booked into a hotel in the area with its own spa then this is a perfect place to stop to pamper yourself for the day.
Isrotel Dead Sea Hotel & Spa
One of the top resorts is situated in the luxurious Isrotel Dead Sea Hotel & Spa. By far one of the better hotels in the Ein Bokek area, the "Esprit Spa" offers a long list of treatments and pampering all within the beautiful tranquil surroundings of this state-of-the-art designed resort.
The Lot Spa Hotel
The Lot Spa Hotel is situated is its own little oasis on the Dead Sea. Situated on the banks of the sea the hotel offers privacy and tranquility on its own private beach. The modern LotuSpa boasts amazing facilities such as a heated Dead Sea Water Pool, Turkish Hamam, Sulfur Pools, Whirlpool, Sauna and gym with professional equipment, complement the special package of mud wrapping, massages and cosmetic treatments.
Le Meridien Dead Sea Resort and Spa Hotel
Le Meridien Dead Sea Resort and Spa Hotel belonging to the Fattal hotel chain is a popular choice for visitors from abroad. The hotel boasts one of the largest swimming pools in the area and easy access to its own private beach. The hotel spa - The Mineralia Spa offers its visitors an array of therapeutic treatments in its relaxing and luxurious surroundings.
Spa Club Hotel
Spa Club Hotel is one of the only hotels offering a no children and no cell phone policy. This in itself is an attractive advantage for those looking for a very relaxing holiday. One of the smaller hotels of the region this hotel offers professional spa services, great food and a relaxing atmosphere.
Bikur Na'eem! (Have a good visit in Hebrew)