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Around Jerusalem and the Dead Sea Sights

Mineral Beach

  • Rte. 90
  • Qumran
  • Beach–Sight
  • Fodor's Choice

Updated 05/29/2013

Fodor's Review

Less touristy and more serene than some of the other beaches, Mineral Beach is a great place to unwind and mingle with Israelis. There's a warm sulfur pool fed by a natural thermal spring, a freshwater wading pool for kids, free pots of Dead Sea mud, and plenty of shade for relaxing on the sand. Reserve massages in advance. Amenities: food and drink; lifeguards; parking; showers; toilets. Best for: swimming; walking.

Sight Information

Address:

Rte. 90, 20 km (12½ miles) south of Qumran, Qumran, 90665, Israel

Phone:

02-994–4888

Sight Details:

  • Sun.–Thurs. NIS 50, Fri. and Sat. NIS 60
  • Sun.–Thurs. 9–6, Fri. and Sat. 8–6

Updated 05/29/2013

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