Aqaba, the southernmost city in Jordan, lies at the tip of the Red Sea on the Gulf of Aqaba. It is strategically located at the crossroads of the three continents of Asia, Europe and Africa, and borders Saudi Arabia, Egypt and Israel. Aqaba lies approximately 330km south of Amman and covers an area of 375 square kilometers.
Getting to Aqaba
Aqaba can be reached by sea, air or land. You can get there by either taking a cruise ship through the warm waters of the Red Sea from Egypt; by flying in from various locations; or if you prefer exploring by car, you can drive there from within Jordan or from Saudi Arabia, Israel or Iraq.