The Dead Sea coastline. The Dead Sea borders Jordan, Palestine and Israel. Because of high salt content, it feels like you are floating even when swimming. Photo: Nickolay Vinokurov at Subhi's beach house
Lake Retba also known as Lac Rose meaning Pink Lake, lies north of the Cap Vert peninsula of Senegal. Named for its pink waters caused by Dunaliella salina algae and is known for its high salt content, up to in some areas.