The Kalia Guest House is the perfect spot from which to set out on adventures in the magical area surrounding the Dead Sea.
From here you’ll be able to set out on horseback on desert trails or in all terrain vehicle trips to witness stunning views.
You’ll be able to visit fascinating locations, take dips in the Dead Sea and healing natural springs, visit Ein Gedi and take moonlight tours to Masada, in addition to countless other experiences and adventures.
As part of the holiday package at the guest house, for each night that you stay at the Kalia Guest House, you’ll receive a ticket granting free entry to the Kalia Beach, on the northern Dead Sea. Here you’ll be able to enjoy the endless sun and bathing in the sea known for its unique qualities, and from an enjoyable, well-maintained site with a snack bar, beach chairs and paths that can accommodate strollers and wheelchairs.
Qumran National Park:
Adjacent to Kibbutz Kalia lies the Qumran National Park, a fascinating historical site that offers visitors an array of experiences and services. You’ll be able to visit caves where the Dead Sea Scrolls were discovered sixty years ago, as well as the remnants of the unique settlement established by the Essens sect in the second century BCE. The visitor’s center in the park features a gift shop, meat restaurant and a sound and light show that tells the glorious tale of the Essenes.
When visiting the Einot Tzukim Nature Reserve, on the Dead Sea coast, you’ll be able to bathe in sweet spring waters and warm brooks (at a year round temperature of 27 degrees Celsius), have a picnic in the shade of the abundant greenery and take part on a guided tour that will point out all of the wildlife and plant life in a unique habitat.
A walk during the sunset or a bike trip on a fall day in the Kibbutz Kalia date groves are unforgettable experiences. Here, under the lofty treetops, with a light breeze wafting from the Dead Sea, you’ll be able to enjoy a romantic atmosphere for two or an enjoyable trip for the entire family.
Deir Hajla Monastery:
When visiting the Greek Orthodox Deir Hajla Monastery you’ll be able to view Byzantine mosaics, ancient wall drawings, skulls and bones belonging to monks from previous generations and a beautiful garden. The monastery complex is home to kind monks, colorful parrots and shaded areas for those interested in a picnic.
Set out for an adventure in the deep, winding Og Stream ravine. Walking on the gravel path, shaded by the stunning walls, you’ll find yourself alongside cool waters that flow throughout the year, until the beginning of the summer.