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Textiles and the Wonders of Jordan with Mandy Shaw

10 - 19 March 2023

10 days from £2,675pp

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Join us for nine nights in the captivating country of Jordan and enjoy a variety of stitching workshops and explore the famous archaeological site of Petra and the Jordan River.
  • Visit to the Jordan River Foundation and free time in Al Swaifyeh
  • Visit to Madurai and drive through the area of Mt. Nebo
  • Explore the famous archaeological site of Petra
  • Two-hour jeep tour of Wadi Rum
  • Five half-day workshops with Mandy Shaw
  • Guided tour of Amman with visits to the Archaeological Museum, Folklore Museum and local craft & fabric shops
 
Join Mandy Shaw on this fantastic holiday and discover the wonders of Jordan. Experience the history and culture of the Jordanian capital, visit Petra – one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. Enjoy a jeep safari and Bedouin feast amidst the desert landscape of Wadi Rum and float on the waters of the extraordinary Dead Sea. This fascinating tour also gives an insight into traditional Jordanian arts and crafts, which together with five half day workshops led by Mandy Shaw, make it perfect for stitchers to indulge their passion along with some simply amazing sightseeing.

Your Accommodation

Your Accommodation

Your Accommodation

Your Accommodation

Centro Mada by Rotana - Amman

★★★★

Centro is a modern, stylish and affordable lifestyle business hotel.
 
Contemporary, chic and effortlessly casual, Centro Mada Amman suits the needs of modern travellers who appreciate sophistication and value for money. As the first Centro concept in Amman, the lifestyle business hotel surprises guests with a young and fresh approach, offering well-designed hotel rooms & suites, original contemporary spaces and dynamic facilities and services. With a prime location, just minutes from major embassies and ministries in the Abdoun district and close to Amman’s major shopping malls, tourism attractions and corporate hubs including King Hussein Business Park, it is the perfect place to stay. The popular Abdali Boulevard lifestyle development and Amman’s Downtown district are just 10 minutes from Centro Mada and Queen Alia International Airport is 32km away.

Hotel Facilities & Amenities
  • 194 hotel rooms and suites
  • FLO – an innovative 24-hour all-day dining venue with bar and take-out options
  • GLO – an outdoor rooftop terrace venue with lounge and bar
  • 24-hour in-room dining
  • 3 meeting rooms and a pre-function area
  • Fully equipped gymnasium open 24 hours daily
  • Outdoor temperature-controlled rooftop pool
  • Business Corner
  • Valet and on-site parking
  • Wi-Fi access in all guest rooms and public areas
  • Express laundry and dry-cleaning services
Room Facilities & Amenities
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi available in all rooms and public areas
  • Complimentary tea and coffee-making facilities
  • Multi-channel satellite television
  • Hairdryer
  • Mini bar
  • Digital safety box
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Laundry and dry-cleaning service
  • Daily housekeeping service

Petra Canyon Hotel

★★★★

Petra canyon is one of the Finest 4+ Stars Hotel in the heart of Petra city, and is only one mile to Petra visitor centre.
 
The hotel is just a short distance away from downtown, this hotel welcomes you with its fresh bold interiors and clean rooms and delights you with its unbeatable value and reliable safety standards. Here friendly smiles and a lively environment go hand in hand with professional service.

Hotel Facilities & Amenities
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Restaurants and pool bar
  • Outdoor pool
  • Breakfast available
  • 2 coffee shops/cafes
  • Conference centre
  • Terrace
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
  • Air conditioning
  • Garden
  • Snack bar/deli
Room Facilities & Amenities
The hotel will provide guests with air-conditioned rooms with a desk, an electric tea pot, a minibar, a safety deposit box, a flat-screen TV and a private bathroom with a shower. Free WiFi is available to all guests, while  selected rooms contain a balcony. Each room includes bed linen and towels. A continental breakfast is available daily at the accommodation.

Wadi Rum - Zeina Luxury Desert Lodge

★★★★

The venue is placed 2.5 miles from the centre of Wadi Rum and about 2.4 miles from Good Free Climb Area. The accommodation is also 1.8 miles from 'Ayn al Qattar. The distance to Al-Jouf airport is about 283 miles.

Hotel Facilities & Amenities
  • Baggage storage
  • 24-hour services
  • Food/ Drinks
  • Shuttle
  • Kitchen facilities
  • Check-in/ Check-out
Room Facilities & Amenities
The villa offers rooms complete with climate control, a personal safe and a couch. Offering robes, towels and slippers, a bathroom comes with washbasins, a shower and bidets.

Holiday Inn Dead Sea Hotel

★★★★

This Holiday Inn Resort, on the edge of the Dead Sea, offers luxurious facilities including a private beach area. Each room features flat-screen TVs and free internet.
Holiday Inn Resort Dead Sea is in a lush garden and has an expansive outdoor pool surrounded by lounge chairs. There is also a sauna and hot tub in the hotel’s health club. Guests can unwind with a relaxing massage treatment. The resort has 3 restaurants and bars, including an all-day dining restaurant, a specialty steak house and a beach bar. Guests can enjoy Holiday Inn Resort Dead Sea’s room service.

Hotel Facilities & Amenities

Health & Fitness

Shape Up is your finest choice to relax where we offer you Sauna, Steam, state of the art gym machines as well as a variety of massages & facial treatments using natural Dead Sea products

Entertainment & Recreation

  • On-site Kids' Activities
  • Cocktail Lounge
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Poolside Services Offered
Features
 
Guests enjoy a range of perks, from minibars stocked with complimentary snacks and soft drinks to free bottles of mineral water on the private beach. Children aged 12 and under stay and eat for free.
Room Facilities & Amenities
  •  Bath
  •  Safety Deposit Box
  •  Air conditioning
  •  Iron
  •  Balcony
  •  Desk
  •  Private bathroom
  •  Flat-screen TV
  •  Tile/Marble floor
  •  Electric kettle
  •  Tumble dryer
  •  Wardrobe or closet
  •  Clothes rack
  •  Sofa bed
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