Jordan’s third hotel under InterContinental Hotels Group’s Crowne Plaza brand opened along the Dead Sea.

The Crowne Plaza Jordan Dead Sea Resort & Spa includes 420 rooms as well as a 16,000-square-foot swimming pool and a 65,000-square-foot spa.

The property, which also has eight bars and restaurants, is a half-hour from Amman.

At more than 1,300 feet below sea level, the Dead Sea is the lowest point on Earth.

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