Whenever “wellness” and the “Middle East” are mentioned together, it’s almost always related to the salutary effects of the Dead Sea’s mineral-rich water. Aside from that, the region is usually perceived as hot, dusty, and harsh.
That impression is quite far from the truth. It’s easy to combine adventure and relaxation in this area of the world. Take Jordan — the country has a number of attractions that make it an ideal destination not just to engage in physical activity but also to recharge. From north to south, here are the best locations for pampering yourself after a full day of sightseeing, hiking, or swimming.