The Capital Of The Red Sea, Eilat Is Israel’s Famous Resort City Drawing Nearly 2.8 Million Visitors A Year Who Come To Vacation By The Shores Of The Stunning Red Sea
The southernmost city in Israel, Eilat is renowned for its spectacular combination of the surrounding desert landscape, the beautiful bay and the summer sun that shines all year round.
Whether you come to stay in Eilat as a family, a couple or even by yourself, you will find loads to see and do here and accommodations are aplenty, ranging from the finest 5 star luxury hotels to the cozy Airbnb’s and youth hostels.
Eilat boasts a whopping 360 sunny days a year, making it extremely popular with tourists from far and wide looking to get away from their cold winter climate.
A visit to Eilat is a fun-filled experience where you get to relax, recharge and get energized all at the same time. This lively resort city offers a multitude of year-round activities and attractions, excellent restaurants and cafés, shopping centers and trendy bars and clubs.
The best part? Everything in Eilat is always just a few steps from the beach.
Take a deep at the Red Sea
An amazing attraction in itself, Eilat’s gorgeous Red Sea and the 10 kilometer-long shoreline surrounding it are the city’s focal point and the main attraction for tourists from far and wide.
With their clean, clear and unexpectedly cool water allowing a welcome escape from the city’s high temperatures and dry air, and the wide variety of facilities and attractions, Eilat’s beaches are the perfect spot for sunbathing, rest and relaxation.
Extreme sports enthusiasts will love the dozens of water sports clubs spread along the southern and northern coasts of Eilat, and the range of activities such as Jet skiing, banana boats, tubing, kayaking and much more.
Feel the vibe
When evening comes and the hot desert sun sets on Eilat and the pools and beaches close, that is just the time to shower, change and hit the town’s fantastic nightlife scene. Eilat holds a unique record – the city with the most clubs, bars and other entertainment venues per capita in Israel, so there is no shortage of hotspots to make your night as fun-filled as your day.
A desert adventure
North of the city lies the southern Arava, a region of breathtaking desert vistas, and one of the most recommended areas to visit in the country, where you can feel the vast expanses and hike steep cliffs, valleys, streams and more.
The colorful and stunning mountains of the Eilat area, besides contributing to the city’s breathtaking view, will provide all nature lovers with an unforgettable experience. There are a variety of routes and sites to visit and enjoy by hiking, bicycling, driving, camel riding and even rock climbing or rappelling down cliffs for the extreme sports enthusiasts.
Don’t wait up. Visit Eilat. Escape to the sun.
Content courtesy of the Israeli Ministrey of Tourism