Situated on the southern tip of Jordan, approximately 4 hours from the capital of Amman, Aqaba is a beach town with Jordanian appeal. Equipped with the local watering holes, to water sports, and a historical flair for those looking to revisit the past Aqaba is a delightful complement to the metropolitan appeal of Amman.
From Amman: The coastal city is accessible from Amman via the Desert Highway or the King’s Highway. While the King’s Highway is more scenic, it takes 5 hours to drive all the way South whereas the Desert Highway takes only 4 hours.
The city is also accessible through King Hussein International Airport where international flights from several European cities operate.