A perfect combination of desert & sea invites a lot of adventures and pure fun.
Let the southest city in Israel amuse you
Eilat, Israel’s touristic capital, is the country’s most southern town, nestled around the crystal clear waters of the Red Sea. Boasting an array of luxurious hotels, restaurants, clubs, and stunning beaches, Eilat is the perfect destination for your upcoming holiday.
Both a port city as well as a holiday and leisure destination, Eilat has an ancient history dating back to biblical times, when it was considered to be a strategic strong point, due to its geographical location and proximity to the Red Sea, Jordan and Egypt.
Since the 1950’s Eilat is considered to be Israel’s leading touristic destination, both domestic and international, with around three million visitors annually.
Apart from being a haven for sun-loving tourists from all over the world, Eilat is also known for its sports and recreational activities, including extreme sports, and water sports competitions. Desert triathlons, open water swimming competitions and biking trails attract large numbers of international athletes, braving Eilat’s eternal summer weather.
For desert-loving travelers Eilat offers some of the country’s most beautiful trails, all in close proximity to the city center. Lush desert sunsets, camel trips, four-wheel drive day tours, walking trails suitable for all, and evening strolls along the seashore – this little sunny, seaside town has it all.
Flights to Eilat
You can arrive to Eilat by car, by public transportation or by flights. If you prefer to fly, know that the flights to Eilat departure either from Sde Dov airport in Tel Aviv or from Ben Gurion airport near the city of Lod. For your instance – there are no flights to Eilat during Sabbath.
The flight to Eilat takes only 50 minutes and that’s it – you will find yourself in one big nice resort, a unique combination between desert mountains and a beautiful sea.
Whether traveling inland or by plane, Eilat’s public transport system is tourist-friendly, and it’s very easy to find your way around. Shuttles go back and forth from the hotel’s area into town, and the city is dotted with taxi ranks. A short cab ride will get you just about anywhere you need to go.
Hotels in Eilat
It’s impossible to speak of Eilat, without mentioning its world-class hotels, known for their high standards and endless variety of pampering rooms and luxuries suites. Eilat caters for all kinds of travelers and travel budgets – from small guest houses to the most expensive hotels, Eilat knows how to tailor the right solution for your upcoming holiday.
Attractions in Eilat
Whether traveling with family, alone, or on a romantic holiday, Eilat offers a rich variety of touristic attractions and day tours in and around the city. Festivals, museums, theme parks, water activities, underwater activities ranging from scuba diving to the famous observatory and of course, swimming with dolphins – all make Eilat Israel’s leading tourist destination.