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The Weekender – 🧊 10 Cool Places to Beat the Heat

When it’s too darn hot outside, and the sun is too much to handle, where can you hang with friends and family to cool off and have some fun to boot? Fear not Tipsters, here’s our top 10 places in Jordan that deliver relief amidst this scorching heat! Meanwhile, we’ll be here with our AC on our faces.

Take a break from the heat with a visit to Jordan’s largest water park: Saraya Aqaba. Between all the splashing and water slides, you’ll hardly notice that fiery summer sun. 

Tip: Try Jordan’s first ever under-water Virtual Reality Experience! 

After what seems like a lifetime, movie theatres are finally back and running! The moment you grab popcorn and take a seat, the sizzling temperatures will be the last thing on your mind. 

Tip: Book your ticket ahead of time and don’t forget to bring proof of vaccination with you. 

A go-to bowling alley to knock pins down. Grab your favorite bites and drinks, and engage in competitive bowling, pool, darts, foosball, and hockey! You’ll be hard pressed to be bored here. 

Tip: We recommend you try their yummy burgers, wraps and snacks! 

This outdoor seasonal pool and terrace is the ultimate destination for cooling down during the summer. Take in the stunning views of west Amman while you go for a refreshing morning dip, and the last thing on your mind will be the temperature. Tan, swim and enjoy pool services at it’s finest.

Tip: When the sun sets, fuel up with a cocktail or a tasty bite from the WET Bar and Grill, and enjoy electrifying live DJ Beats!

Take your mini golf game to a new dimension under the glow of neon colors and blacklights. This cool indoor venue comes with loads of fun challenges for everyone!

Tip: If you’re not a fan of golf, you can play pool, ping pong, giant Jenga, darts, a laser maze, foosball, air hockey and board games!

What’s better than ice cream on a hot day? Alcoholic ice cream! Yup, that’s right. Trust us when we tell you the best way to cool down on a hot day is treating yourself to an On the Rocks artisan alcohol ice cream that’ll make you fall in drunk love! 

Tip: For a fruity delight, try their Mojito Rum ice cream. 

At Carakale, let a crisp, cold beer be the remedy to the sweltering summer heat. The brewery’s own beer selection pairs perfectly with the breezy terrace vibes, overlooking the mountains. Find a spot under the fan in the shade and keep your cool as you sample summer-inspired brews on tap!

Tip: You can’t not try Dead Sea-rious! It is absolutely refreshing and has fresh-squeezed pink grapefruit juice from the Jordan valley coriander and Dead Sea salt.

Soar up to the highest spot in town! This stunning rooftop grill and lounge overlooks the city’s lights and its panoramic views. Indulge in a rich menu and a selection of curated cocktails in an open kitchen venue.
Tip: Reservations are required so make sure you book ahead of time. 

Head to this chic Mediterranean spot for a zesty menu and refreshing signature cocktails. They use carefully chosen organic ingredients and fresh produce in all their dishes. Each course and entree bursts with flavor that just tastes incredible.

Tip: Their menu changes every two weeks!  

Head to Jordan’s first speakeasy with delicious drinks and even better food. Pick your favorite bottle of wine from their liquor store, and they’ll serve it to you paired with a perfect dish to bring out its flavor. 

Tip: They feature a different wine and whiskey every week for tasting.

Stay Cool Tipsters!

Lemur Love,

The Tip n’ Tag Team