The five star Kempinski Ishtar is located on the edge of the Dead Sea, 400 metres below sea level and with uninterrupted views. This luxury spa features the largest spa in the area, 9 outdoor swimming pools (including a lazy river) and a tennis court. Guests can choose from a variety of dining options including Italian and Thai restaurants, along with daily evening entertainment from live music, to DJs to belly dancing. The hotel is a 60 minute drive from the airport. Ashur Pizza & Grill – Italian restaurant (shisha available). Open for lunch and dinner.
The Obelisk Restaurant – an indoor/outdoor restaurant serving local and international dishes. Open for breakfast and dinner.
The Codes Restaurant – serves contemporary Thai cuisine. Open for dinner (except Tuesdays).
Akkad Pool Grill – offers signature cocktails as well as sandwiches, salads, appetizers and desserts. Shisha available, with a live DJ every day (except Mondays) and belly dancing on weekends. Open for lunch and dinner.
Isin Lobby Bar – serves light meals, tea, coffee and a range of spirits. Open for dining 12pm – 11pm; bar open 8am – 11pm.
Kish Bar – cocktail bar. Open 5pm – 1am.
Sumerian Bar Lounge – serves a wide range of beverages including wine, tea and coffee, alongside a selection of pastries. Shisha available daily, live music Monday – Saturday and belly dancing Monday – Wednesday. Open for dining 12pm – 11pm; bar open 8am – 1am.
Facilities and Services
Resense Spa (includes a steam room, sauna, whirlpool and hydro-pool)
9 outdoor swimming pools, including a lazy river