The Must-Visit Beaches In Israel

Photo of Leeor Cohen
9 February 2017

With four distinctly different bodies of water; the Mediterranean, Red Sea, Dead Sea, and the Kineret, Israel’s beach scene guarantees an experience for everyone. Whether you are into peaceful and remote or lively and buzzing, a visit to any of these sandy stretches will fit the bill.

Tel Aviv Beach City: | © Leeor Cohen

Tel Aviv Beaches

There are 13 beaches along Tel Aviv’s coastline, each with its own unique characteristic and offering a variety of services. Lined up and down the promenade are dozens of restaurants, beachside café’s, musicians, bars, chairs’ in the sand, rollerbladers, raquetball enthusiasts, and outdoor dance/yoga classes. Winter, summer, hot or cold, die-hard beach lovers of Tel Aviv can be found swimming, surfing, or simply lounging there all year round.

Beit Yannai Sea Cliff View: | © Leeor Cohen

The Dead Sea

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The Dead Sea in Israel, 400 meters below sea level, is the lowest point on Earth, nestled between the mountains of the Judean Desert. The Dead Sea is a beautiful oasis and the ultimate organic spa; its minerals are beneficial to health and skin care. Floating in the sea and rubbing the special Dead Sea mud on your body are a must for complete relaxation of your body and soul.