Kempinski Ishtar


Kempinski Ishtar is a 5 star luxury hotel located on the edge of the famous salt lake which is the lowest point on earth. This resort is an ideal centre for exploration of the rich culture and history of the area including religious sites and a magnificent countryside.


  • Largest Hydro Pool in the Dead Sea
  • Directly on the banks of the salt lake
  • Sightseeing trips available
  • Large spa


Dead Sea, Jordan

Best time to go

The best time to visit is between March and May when the temperatures are warm but not scorching.

Our thoughts

This resort is ideal for health and relaxation and has dedicated spa programmes available.

  • 10,000 square metre spa with 20 treatment rooms
  • Tennis courts
  • Pools
  • Fitness centre

The Obelisk Restaurant - The Obelisk Restaurant serves a buffet style breakfast and dinner focusing on freshness and featuring international and local fare laced with orient fusion.

Akkad Pool Grill - The Akkad Pool Grill serves an extended lunch and offers an international menu and signature cocktails from the comfort of the Infinity Pool. Choices include sandwiches, appetizers, salads, dessert, and hand churned ice cream.

Ashur Pizza & Grill Restaurant - Ashur serves lunch and dinner and offers Italian cuisine prepared by the resort's own Italian chef accompanied by an extensive selection of Italian wines.

The Codes Restaurant - The Codes is a Thai fine dining restaurant that offers an elegant and eclectic menu of flavours from all over Thailand. The restaurant overlooks the Dead Sea and is only open for dinner.

Superior Room

Superior Room

These rooms come with a spacious balcony or terrace equipped with outdoor furniture and a view of the Dead Sea.

Ishtar Superior Room

Ishtar Superior Room

These rooms are concealed deep with the resort area and are surrounded by waterfalls and freshwater pools. They feature either a melting sea view or the Babylonian gardens from a private balcony.

Ishtar Deluxe Room

Ishtar Deluxe Room

These rooms feature additional space and are an ideal hideaway for those seeking seclusion and relaxation. They offer a private balcony overlooking freshwater pools and the beach.

Spa Simplex Room

Spa Simplex Room

These rooms feature direct access to the spa and are the ideal Zen-like setting to achieve harmony and peace within the inner self.

Ishtar Terrace Room

Ishtar Terrace Room

These rooms are located on top of the Ishtar Villas and blend beautiful fixtures with a beautiful and lavish interior design.

  • Tours of Petra and Wadi Rum are available

The resort welcomes children and has a kids club for children 2-12 years of age. Babysitting services can be arranged.

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