Israel is a unique country with access to two seas – the Mediterranean Sea and the Red Sea. If you want to check out the Mediterranean Sea, simply head to the Tel Aviv beach where you can find the promenade, ports, and parks. If you want to see and get close to wildlife, Eilat beach is the place to go. The port city of Eilat is the southernmost city of Israel which is a popular resort and port town of the tip of the Red Sea. The beaches are popular for swimming while the open sea is popular for snorkeling and diving making it one of the most popular Israel destinations for tourists that are into such recreation and activities. Let’s check out the offerings at Eilat beach below.
Coral Beach Nature Reserve
The Eilat Coral Beach Nature Reserve is a national park and nature reserve with has 1.2 kilometers of shoreline. It is also the northernmost shallow-water coral reef in the world and it is open for snorkeling and diving. It is founded by the Israel Nature and Parks Authority.
The Dolphin Reef is a site in Eilat beach where you can swim with dolphins. It is home to the Black Sea bottlenose dolphins which are not trained to perform but can freely swim along and interact with humans. This is one of the major attractions in Eilat beach.
Coral World Underwater Observatory
The Coral World underwater observatory center offers a unique experience featuring over 800 species of fish, sharks, coral, turtles, mollusks and other sea creatures. The halls of the underwater observatory are 12 meters under the sea offering viewers a natural view of the underwater environment. Check out the Coral World website to check out the shows and facilities of the observatory.
If you are looking for a greater adventure in Israel’s beaches, head to Eilat beach for snorkeling and diving. Contact us for assistance on your Eilat beach adventure, check out other Israel tourist destinations along the way such as the Sea of Galilee and the Dead Sea.