Eilat, not what you think… it’s way better!
Chances are that when planning a beach vacation, your mind goes straight to the Caribbean islands, countries along the Mediterranean, Hawaii, and even Florida. However, one of the most beautiful beaches in the world is located in Israel. Eliat, Israel’s a resort city that provides tourists with the opportunity to lounge on gorgeous beaches while gazing at a stunning granite mountain range in the background. Eliat offers visitors an array of water activities to choose from, including an Underwater Observatory. It also is home to fantastic shopping, restaurants, and nightclubs. Additionally, it offers a large selection of activities that are perfect for families, couples, and individuals traveling alone. If you have never considered visiting Eliat, now is the perfect time to do so.
Located along the Red Sea, Eliat allows you to experience the fun of a summer vacation year-round. With several pristine beaches to choose from, including family-friendly Papaya Beach, ultra-romantic HaZahav Beach, and more, you will easily be able to find the perfect spot to relax in the sun while gazing out at the turquoise water. For those who prefer more excitement, there are plenty of chances to go scuba diving, snorkeling, parasailing, jet-skiing, and more. In addition, you can visit Dolphin’s Reef to get up close and personal with a group of bottlenose dolphins in their natural habitat, the magnificent underwater aquarium known as the Underwater Observatory, or the Coral Beach Nature Reserve, a national park that is perfect for underwater enthusiasts. You will never run out of fun water activities in Eliat.
Shopping in Eilat
Eliat also allows plenty of opportunities for shopping and there is no VAT (value added tax) tacked on to your purchases. There is a remarkable collection of international stores, as well as locally owned store to choose from. There is also a large selection of dining options from Café Boulevard, where you can pop in for a quick meal or snack, to Maayan Habriut, a dining experience designed to incorporate healthy and delicious into one meal. In addition, there are casual, family-friendly, and romantic restaurants that serve everything from fresh seafood to hamburgers, Asian food, and more. For picky eaters, there is a McDonald’s and Domino’s Pizza. For those looking to have fun, there are plenty of nighttime attractions to choose from including trendy bars with great music of every sort to outdoor dancing by the beach. Eliat quiets down at night to accommodate families, but it also comes alive for those looking to have fun.
City of attractions!
In addition to the water activities, there are numerous fun activities in Eliat to do. For the whole family, Funtasia Amusement Park has everything from roller coasters to a flying merry-go-round. Ice Park is ideal for days you want to spend out of the sun. It includes an Olympic sized roller rink, an igloo, an indoor theme park, a 7D theater, shopping, and much more. King’s City transports you back to Biblical times to have fun. It includes a huge amusement park, boat rides, a huge replica of Noah’s Ark, and the chance to meet plenty of ancient kings. Nightmare Eliat is a huge maze that brings visitors face-to-face with their biggest fears. It is such an extraordinary experience, that over 19,000 people have been unable to finish it. For fun among nature, visit Red Canyon, Timna National Park, the Botanical Gardens of Eliat, and more. You can go hiking, catch breathtaking photos of the sun setting, or relax in the calm oasis of the Gardens, among other things.
If you are tired of visiting the same beaches year after year, now is the time to go someplace different. Eliat is the perfect place for fun, sun, and relaxation.