O Beach is a brand new luxury day beach complex located right on the shore of Dead Sea in Jordan. Ideal for beach addicts, families and fun-loving younger crowds, it is the only five-star day beach and is also a unique night attraction in the area. Open year round, the development soft launched on 15 April 2010 and provides a fantastic alternative for visitors wanting to experience the famous buoyancy or therapeutic properties of the Dead Sea but not base themselves in one of the hotel resorts.
Only 50 minutes from Queen Alia International Airport (Amman) or 35 minutes from the capital itself, O Beach is the ideal destination for day trips from the city or works perfectly as an extended stop-off en-route south towards Petra or Aqaba or vice versa. It presents myriad possibilities that go beyond the traditional pool and restaurant concepts; an experience of exclusiveness, lavishness, privacy and superior service.
Spreading over 33,000 m2 and with 250m of sea front, the new beach development accommodates up to 1,200 guests per day, up to 1,500 by night and has a parking capacity of 600 vehicles offering valet parking to all visitors. O Beach’s distinctiveness resides in its modern detailed-driven Mediterranean architecture and palette of lively colors as well as its impeccable hospitality service and welcoming staff.
As well as the Dead Sea itself, O Beach offers five different pools, catering for all different needs: The main pool, occupying 2,500 m2, has a grass area with 200 thai mattresses and a sandy beach area with 300 sun loungers as well as wooden shaded pergolas; the bed lounge infinity pool, ideal for couples, is a private adult only area with 100 king-size day beds for sun soaking, social peeking or lounging around as well as an exclusive bar for lazy drinkers; the Dead Sea water pool simulates a Dead Sea experience for those not inclined to make it down to the rocky shores to try the real thing or for those not as confident in the water perhaps; and 2 children’s pools .
Twelve luxury private day-use Cabanas offer visitors the ultimate in privacy and luxury to make the most of a day at the Dead Sea. With a contemporary and elegant design and locate din lush settings, all O Beach Cabanas boast private Jacuzzi, exclusive garden with day beds, outdoor cooling system to tamper the heat, 2 shaded lounge areas, private dining corner with bar where guests can enjoy delectable a la carte dishes, which will be served by a dedicated private butler, mini bar, Nespresso machine coffee station, 42 inch LCD TV, WiFi, changing room, shower and WC. For those who wish, Cabanas are also available to rent in the evening for private functions until late night hours.
O Beach also offers different styles and moods of restaurants with terraces overlooking the sea that are sure to stimulate the appetite. Omara a Lebanese Fish Restaurant brings the Lebanese flavour to guests with its seafood Mezze and outdoor and indoor service area. O Sole, an exquisite Italian Trattoria, serves wood-oven baked pizzas, homemade pasta and delicious desserts. With a palm groove, Orilla Tex-Mex restaurant is suitable for all the family. Sun loungers seeking a brunch or a light meal can pick Options and enjoy a variety of cold sandwiches, clubs, salads and desserts.
For parents after a bit of me-time or looking to share a fun day out with the littl’uns, O Beach offers kids day care and a safe and cosy environment at Oops. Oops is a shaded and secure area for children, managed by a professional team of well-trained staff, qualified nurses and lifeguards and consisting of a shaded sandy playground area with games and activities and 2 kid’s pools. Oops will also be available to rent exclusively for themed birthdays and fun days out.
Sports activities such as beach volley, stimulating classes ranging from yoga to Tai Chi, Pilates and other outdoor activities are also available. Otherwise, guests can discover utter bliss while chilling in the many lounging spots under the Dead Sea’s sunrays or moving to the groovy sounds of the O Bar with the resident DJ’s live beats that turn into a mind-blowing day and night beach party ‘to be seen at’.
For special treatments and a maximum benefit from the Dead Sea’s treasures, Olea Spa, presents 7 shaded treatment rooms with direct view to the majestic Dead Sea. The Spa menu features a wide range of aromatic and relaxing treatments, as well as remarkable signature treatments. Olea Spa branded line of Spa care includes products made of mud, essential oils, and specially prepared fresh scrubs for mind peace and body rejuvenation.
O Beach has the capacity to cater up to 1’500 guests for different events rendering every experience simply spectacular and memorable.
For those who can’t resist a bit of retail therapy or perhaps forgot their swimwear or sunnies, O Beach also boasts its very own shopping alley with 10 outlets offering products from beach clothing and sportswear to accessories and reading material.
Other facilities and services at O Beach include: free Wi-Fi throughout the complex, first aid clinic on site and valet parking.
For leisure or corporate groups, O Beach caters for events from 10 to 1,200 guests including private dinners, open air conferences, incentives, product launches, parties and weddings.
It is in style that O Beach invites visitors to submerge in the breathtaking view of the Dead Sea, to take off and land in lively settings and soaring colours that radiate at twilight making it an incomparable destination.