Nestled in a vibrant city, yet in close proximity to the sea, the malls and markets in Netanya make shopping a fun and immersive experience
By Ori Shaked
When vacationing in Netanya, there’s no shortage of fun things to do. From frolicking by the seashore and dining at excellent eateries to spending your hard-earned money at any one of the local stores, malls, or markets, you’re sure to have a blast. Here are some of the city’s top places to shop – happy spending!
Shopping addicts delight! Ir Yamim mall has all the familiar brands you know and love, spread out over three expansive levels, as well as several boutiques and luxury shops. The mall’s modern design is a stark contrast to its surrounding parks and green spaces, and its proximity to the shoreline makes it an ideal oasis from the Israeli heat for beachgoers – tourists and locals alike.
Weekly art, child development programs and a petting zoo will keep your children entertained, and the mall’s weekend market serves up authentic Israeli and ethnic cuisine that will be sure to delight your palate.
Address: 2 Beni Berman St, Netanya, Israel
Netanya’s oldest mall lives up to its reputation for a great browsing and buying experience. Home to the perfect balance of affordable and high-end local and international stores, as well as a wide variety of restaurants, you can easily hop off the city’s public transportation and shop ‘til you drop.
Address: 60 Herzl St, Netanya, Israel
Get ready to indulge your most exciting cravings at this industrial zone shopping center. Located just near the city’s Ikea branch (an experience in and of itself), Y Center Poleg is where you go to outlet shop, taste great ice cream and chocolates (ahem, Max Brenner) and kick up your feet in front of the big screen. Choose which of the latest blockbusters you’ll watch at the movie theatre, watch as your kids frolic to their hearts’ content at the Gymboree and, of course, shop to your heart’s content.
There are always great specials and offers available at this mall’s stores, so be sure to visit the
Address: 17 Shderot Giborei Yisra’el, Netanya Israel
Antique & Collector’s Weekly Market – Authentic, traditional shopping
This little marketplace is a throwback to the good old days. Browse secondhand items, antiques, Judaica and other crafty artifacts, including jewelry. Not to be confused with Netanya Market, the city’s stunning open-air marketplace for fresh produce and other treats.
Address: Krauza St, Netanya, Israel
No matter what you wish buy, Netanya has it all. Take your pick and have a great day and happy shopping!