If you’re looking for a vacation destination to visit this spring or summer, you may not yet have heard about all that Israel has to offer. When it’s raining everywhere else, Israel is already soaking up the sun, with locals spending their time on beaches throughout the country.
Here are a few reasons why you should make Israel your next vacation destination:
So many beaches
For some reason, many people are unaware that Israel is an ideal place to visit if you like to spend time on the beach. The western border of Israel is made up of 120 miles of seashore. While not all of them are easily or freely accessible, there are still more than enough to choose from.
In Eliat, you’ll find the Red Sea, and another 9 miles of beaches. One of the great things about the beaches in Israel, is you’ll continually be seeing ecological diversity, with long, sandy beaches, rugged coastline, beaches jam-packed with volleyball nets and bars, and those where you may not see another human being all day.
Hanging out in Eilat
Eilat is a must visit, and is known as the tourist capital. This is the most southern town in the country, and is situated next to the Red Sea. You can choose from a huge variety of restaurants, hotels, beaches, and clubs, and it’s an excellent choice for families, singles, couples, and groups.
The history of Eilat dates back to biblical times, and it its proximity to Egypt, Jordan, and the Red Sea meant that it was a strategic strong point. The town sees around 3 million visitors each year, and is well-known for water sports, extreme sports competitions. You’ll also find plenty of biking trails, swimming competitions, and triathalons here, attracting athletes from around the world.
If you love diving, the Red Sea is an amazing place to do it, and you’ll find plenty of opportunities to dive, along with a famous observatory, and plenty of water activities, theme parks, and museums.
Floating in the Dead Sea
The Dead Sea is famous around the world, and beauty products containing minerals from the sea are exported around the world. The unique, hyper saline water mean that you can’t dive in the Dead Sea, but instead can easily float while you slather yourself in the black mud that’s known to be amazing for your skin.
Chilling in Tel Aviv
Tel Aviv has some of the best weather anywhere, and if you don’t like the cold, it’s the place to be. This is Israel’s cultural heart, and the city is known for world class nightclubs, fine dining, gorgeous sunsets, street arts, cute boutiques, top-notch cafes, and thriving markets. If you’re bringing kids, you’ll find the amusement parks are excellent, as is the Safari park, and there are many great museums too.
What are you waiting for? Book your flights to Tel Aviv today!