Kalia Beach is located at the southernmost end of the Dead Sea’s eastern shore. The beach has been made easily accessible with stairs, ramps and walkways. There are useful facilities to make your stay as enjoyable as possible.
Kalia Beach – an Eco-Friendly Beach
Kalia is an eco-friendly beach where environmental awareness is actively encouraged. This is done by providing special beach ashtrays; recycle bins; solar energy is used for heating the showers and glass bottled-drinks are sold at the kiosk and visitors are encouraged to return them for a deposit when they have finished.
Kalia Beach Facilities
There is an entrance fee of 54 ILS for Kalia Beach but this means you have the convenience of the facilities. The entrance fee allows you free use of the showers, toilets, WiFi, beach chairs and umbrellas. There is a lifeguard on duty and the beach is accessible to those with physical challenges. There are lockers where you can store your belongings for about 15 ILS and towels to rent. Kalia Beach has the Lowest Bar in the World (at the lowest point on Earth). The bar serves food and drinks on the water’s edge. For a more substantial meal there is a restaurant with indoor and outdoor seating. At the beach there is a gift shop and cosmetics center that sells Dead Sea products, useful beach items and souvenirs. There is Dead Sea mud available to smother over your skin. The mud is a natural skin mask that feeds your skin vital minerals and extracts toxins. It is possible to camp on Kalia Beach for approximately 85 ILS per person per 24 hours.
If arriving with an organized tour your entrance will be included in your tour price and you will be taken all the way to the entrance. If arriving by public transport you can call Kalia Beach and arrange for a shuttle to pick you up from the public bus stop or you could walk 10 minutes to the beach. Taking a taxi from Jerusalem or Tel Aviv would be very expensive. The beach is open daily 8:00 to 19:00 (18:00 in winter) except for Yom Kippur.