7 places where the mud is lush enough to bathe in

Immerse yourself in the soothing, relaxing depths of ... dirt.

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A mother and daughter enjoying the luxurious mud of the Dead Sea. A mother and daughter enjoying the luxurious mud of the Dead Sea. (Photo: Craig James / Flickr/Creative Commons)

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Dead Sea mud bath at Ein Gedi

Located along the coast of the Dead Sea in Israel, and surrounded by a beautiful array of diverse plant and wildlife, sits the world-renowned Ein Gedi Synergy Spa.

One of the many benefits of visiting this spa is the opportunity to enjoy access to the Dead Sea's distinct mud baths. For centuries, these mineral baths have been lauded for their ability to not only smooth the skin, but also provide relief for symptoms like eczema and acne. At Ein Gedi, you'll have full access to all the mud you need to relax and enjoy the beautiful nature surrounding you.

"The sulfur pools are fabulous, the mud plentiful, and the showers outside hot," gushed one visitor.

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