Darna Village Beach Hostel
'Darna' means 'our home' in Arabic and we strive to make our guests feel at home while staying with us.
We welcome divers and non-divers alike!
Our hostel and dive centre is located right on the beach, only 50 meters from the Red Sea and its spectacular coral reefs.
We cater for individuals, groups, families, divers and everyone who wishes to chill out on the beach and wash off the dust of Wadi Rum and Petra.
All our rooms are air-conditioned and have a private ensuite bathroom. Most rooms are two-bedded (twin or double) but we have single and triple rooms as well. An extra bed or mattress can be added to most rooms. Our rates include breakfast.
Shared accommodation is also available in six-bed dorm rooms.
We offer campgrounds for RVers and those who wish to pitch their own tents. The default category 'Private Tent' means you pitch your own tent. We provide the campground only, with a common shower and toilet. Breakfast is included in the price.
Our restaurant specialises in fresh fish and seafood but we also offer large selection of chicken meals, salads and refreshments.
A sweet water swimming pool of 7x14m is also available for our guests to use free of charge.
Dive courses and individual dives as well as snorkelling trips are readily available at our dive centre.
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Hostel Facilities & Policies
- 24 hour reception
- Air Conditioning
- Airport transfers
- Book exchange
- Breakfast Included
- Cable TV
- Credit Cards Accepted
- Free Internet Access
- Free Parking
- Free Wifi
- Hair Dryers For Hire
- Hot Showers
- Internet Access
- Linen Included
- Luggage Storage
- Meals Available
- No Curfew
- Outdoor Swimming Pool
- Outdoor Terrace
- Pet Friendly
- Reading Light
- Safety Deposit Box
- Swimming Pool
- Taxes included
- Tours/Travel Desk
- Towels Included
- Vending Machines
Cancellation PolicyThis property has a 1 day cancellation policy. Failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge equal to the first night of your stay.
Must-Read Hostel InfoThis property has specific Terms & Conditions.
Check-in: 1300. Check-out: 1200. Our hostel has a no smoking policy for the rooms. Smoking is only permitted in open air areas. Diving and snorkeling gear is available for rent. Dorm1 means bedouin tent: shared mixed accommodation. Dorm2 means sleeping on the Roof: shared mixed accommodation.
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Darna Village is located on Aqaba's South Beach Road, 12km south of downtown, at the Public Beach Nr. 4.
GPS: 2925'30.12' N and 3458'28.79' E
Drive pass Public Beach Nr 3 - the one that has parking lots and buildings on your right - and then make a U-turn at the next possibility, drive about 50 metres and turn right. Darna Village is the first hostel on your left.
Public buses also run on this route. They leave from the traffic lights close to the Big Flag, and the fare costs around JD 0.5-0.75.
Darna Village is located 12km south of Aqaba, after the Marine Park Visitor Center, on the left side of South Beach Road, opposite the public beach.
It is a 10-minute taxi ride from the downtown.
Public buses depart from Aqaba Castle (near the Big Flagpole). Public bus fare is 0.5 JD.