Evason Ma'In Hot Springs Review
A literal oasis in this desert country, Jordan's Ma'in retreat is far away from pretty much everything except the soothing sounds of the hot-spring waterfall out back. A renowned international spa, sustainable eco practices (among other things they purify and bottle their own water), understated-but-top-notch service, and eye-calming dark wood furnishings make a stay at this luxury property pampering for soles and souls. The public hot springs are nearby but book a treatment at the on-site spa and you get access to the private hot pool fed by its own waterfall and with its own natural cave sauna. There are several on-site dining options, including the Brown Barn and the Springs restaurant; the Panorama restaurant, on the edge of a nearby cliff is the place for sunset dining: it's a 15-minute drive from the hotel and shuttle buses leave frequently.
There are top-notch resorts and spas all over the world, but what sets Ma'in apart is how uniquely the property blends into its natural surroundings of hot springs and waterfalls. The stunning oasis in the Jordanian desert are the focal point for visits to the area, but its public springs are no match for a swim in the hotel spa's perfectly landscaped pool, heated by its own hot-spring waterfall—especially when you know you have a spa treatment waiting for you. The intimate property gets high marks for pampering all your other senses as well, be it a cocktail at the cozy bar, sumptuous brunch on the expansive terrace, or dinner at Panorama restaurant. You can also feel good about the property's eco-friendly practices that include purifying and bottling their own water.
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