Books in Aqaba

Redwan Bookshop

One of the best bookshops in Jordan with an extensive selection of newspapers, hard-to-find Jordanian titles, Lonely Planet guidebooks, and English, German and French novels.
Photography in Aqaba

Photo Hagop

Branches around town offer digital accessories.
Books in Aqaba

Yamani Library

Has a range of English novels.
Nuts in Aqaba

Eibal Coffee

For upmarket nuts scooped from wooden drawers, this is the place to come. Try the smoked nuts: the mixed pistachio, cashew and almonds are irresistibly moreish. Ask for a kilo of nuts to be bagged in 250g bags so th…
Jewellery in Aqaba

Sam's Jewellers

With designs ‘inspired by my mother and my aunts’, Sam takes a personal pride in his very unusual necklaces of silver, coral, amber and semiprecious stones, which combine traditional motifs with modern…
Arts & Crafts in Wadi Rum

Visitor Centre

This is a good place to look for local souvenirs. Most items are made by local women to whom most of the profits are returned. It’s possible to visit the workshop in Rum village (closed Friday and Saturday) – ask fo…
Gifts & Souvenirs in Aqaba

South Kingdom Bazaar

Selling all the old local favourites, from ostrich eggs and camel bone boxes to Dead Sea products.