Bring the Kids Along to the Best Family Hotels in Israel
Israel is the perfect place to vacation with the whole family, and there are plenty of family-friendly hotels to choose from. From on-site zoos to water parks, these hotels have created top-notch hospitality experiences with the kids – and parents! – in mind.
Located on a kibbutz in the heart of the Galilee, the Kibbutz Lavi Hotel offers 188 luxurious rooms, a heated rooftop swimming pool, and a gourmet Glatt Kosher restaurant on site. Kids will get a kick out of the myriad activities available, including playgrounds, workshops, magicians and visits with the kibbutz animals. And parents will love the babysitting services offered by the hotel!
In the center of the picturesque Hula Valley, HaGoshrim Kibbutz and Resort Hotel offers the idyllic landscape and relaxed lifestyle of a kibbutz alongside the luxury standard and added value amenities of a resort. Kids will delight in the onsite HaGoshrim Mini Zoo, where they can observe monkeys, pelicans, foxes and much more. Everyone in the family will enjoy the pool as well as the various nature tours offered by the hotel, such as a guided walking tour to the “Bat Cave,” or a night tour by flashlight.
If your family likes to travel in luxury, then the Inbal Hotel in Jerusalem is the choice for you. Although it is very close to the Old City and all the major sites in Jerusalem, you may be tempted never to leave. The health club features a wet and dry sauna, fitness room, exercise classes, massage rooms, large swimming pool and a small pool just for toddlers. Free wifi, flatscreen TVs with cable, and world-class restaurants complete the package.
David Intercontinental, Tel Aviv
The seaside location of the David Intercontinental in Tel Aviv, just across from the spectacular Mediterranean Sea, can’t be beat. When you get enough of the beach, relax by the gorgeous outdoor pool or kid’s pool. Take advantage of the Kids Club, available in August and during Passover, when children ages 3 to 12 can take part in a variety of activities. Babysitting is also available.
At the southernmost tip of Israel, the resort town of Eilat is the perfect place to bring the whole family, and the Leonardo Club Hotel is the ideal place for the family to stay. With a prime location near the beach and major attractions and comfortable rooms, they have kept families in mind. Kids will want to check out the separate pool and water slides just for them, as well as a youth club, arcade, and water park complete with waterfalls!