Mt. Sodom is located on the southern part of the Dead Sea basin. The mountain itself is lump of salt created ~20,000 years ago. Due to the solubility of the salt, which comprises the mountain’s ground, the upper layers dissolved, replaced by a 40m layer of sediment consisting of gravel, stones and various minerals.
Deir Hajla is an active Greek Orthodox monastery near Kibbutz Beit Ha’Arava, north of the Dead Sea. The monastery is dedicated to St. Gerasimus of the Jordan, who founded a site for reclusive monks during the Byzantine Age.
The Baobar, the hotel’s café hosts live musical attractions at the hotel bar every Friday night. The shows take place on the open veranda overlooking the amazing botanical garden