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Movenpick hotel on the Dead Sea, Jordan
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Luxury or bust at the Dead Sea

The Dead Sea is already the world’s lowest and saltiest sea, but it’s getting lower and saltier all the time. Its hot weather and lack of rain mean more water evaporates out than flows in. So the salt gets…

Dead Sea sunset
In pictures

Dead Sea sunsets // In pictures

The lowest point on Earth, the Dead Sea is over 420 metres below normal sea level. It’s actually more a lake than a sea but is definitely dead – with water eight times saltier than the ocean, no fish…