There is never a reason to be bored in Eilat, if watching the mountains and the sea from your balcony is not enough we have enumerable pursuits and attractions.
a relaxing holiday in the Red Sea in Eilat
Our location at the southern tip of the Negev desert and the shore of the Gulf of Eilat / Aqaba provides you with opportunities to pursue water sports both above and below the water as well as discover the beauty of our desert, by foot, in a Jeep or ATV or even on the back of a camel or horse.
If you want to see animals you can visit the Chai Bar wildlife refuge, a half hours drive from town to see species of animals that became extinct to this area and that are being reintroduced. Eilat is also a very important resting point on the long journey of birds between Europe and Africa twice a year. Our bird park built on the site of the old Eilat land fill and sewage treatment plant is open all year around is best to visit when the sun is low in the sky in the morning and evening. North of the bird park we have a flock of flamingos that chose to stay in year around continuing their migrations upon sexual maturity.
Eilat has accommodations of every type from hostels and full service villas to hotels of every level you can even camp in the desert or on parts of our beaches.
A unique night program you can join in Eilat is a special dark sky safari, Eilat’s clear desert sky gives you an opportunity to learn about the night sky. “What’s Up” the Observatory in Eilat give you an exciting tour of the Solar system, the constellations and a special view of deep sky objects such as nebulae, open and globular clusters and even far off galaxies.