November 21st 2012
Filled with hotels to suit the needs of tourists from the world over, Eilat is Israel’s resort town. The weather is beautiful year-round, and marine life in the Red Sea is a spectacle to behold. Boating, scuba diving, swimming with dolphins and parasailing are all popular activities in Eilat. The aquarium is home to a multitude of fish, some found only in the coral reefs of the Red Sea. And if you just want to lounge by the pool and beach and bask in the sun, a few days in Eilat will do the trick. Not surprisingly, many of Israel’s most welcoming hotels are located in Eilat.
On the north shore of the Red Sea, Herod’s Palace Hotel is a perfect place to relax. The hotel staff provides 24-hour room service, and there is a fitness club, a spa and an outdoor pool. Business services are available for those who need them. An award-winning chef manages the hotel’s Mediterranean Fusion restaurant.
The Hilton Queen of Sheba Hotel is a high-concept themed hotel, designed to look like a biblical palace. It has its own shopping mall right inside the hotel, perfect for the many hot days in Eilat. The hotel is just five minutes from the Eilat airport and a two-minute walk from North Beach. It boasts access to the beach and a seafront pool.
For a family-friendly hotel that is also beautiful, stay at the Agamim Isrotel Eilat. This hotel is situated just two kilometers from the Eilat Marina and eight from the Coral Beach Nature Reserve. Its swimming pool has been landscaped to look like a natural lagoon with streams and inlets. The area surrounding the pool has been planted with tropical greenery, including palm trees. The hotel dining room offers Far Eastern, Italian, and Grill-Bar styles, where meats are carved before your eyes.
The Dan Hotel Eilat is focused on relaxation. It offers visitors luxury facilities, including a Finnish sauna, Turkish bath, Jacuzzi and massage center. The state-of-the-art spa is designed to invigorate and revitalize. Once you are fully relaxed, get active with the fitness gym and squash courts. The Shipudei Habustan restaurant serves Middle Eastern cuisine, including grilled meat and fresh hummus.