Eilat, the southernmost town in Israel, has all you need for a perfect vacation. Whether you're looking for a romantic gateway, family vacation, action-packed adventure or partying with your friends, this bustling resort town on the shores of the Red Sea is the place for you. Mediterranean Sun, crystal clear water, soothing Spas, vibrant night life, Tax free shopping, and endless list of attractions – that's Eilat.

Soak up the sun. With summer sun that shines throughout the year, the best time to visit Eilat is…anytime! Even in the middle of a freezing European winter Eilat offers an escape from the cold. Just hop on a plane and in few short hours you'll stop shivering and feel revived.

Choose your vacation home.  Hostels and on the budget inns or luxury world-class and boutique hotels. Family and groups oriented resorts or secluded, peaceful and romantic ones - Eilat offers a large variety of accommodations to fit every budget and need.

Jump into the water. With over 7 kilometers of breathtaking Rad Sea coastline, Eilat has plenty to offer when it comes to water activities. From snorkeling and scuba-diving to wind- surfing, kite-surfing, sailing and so much more – this city got you covered.

Experience the Dolphin's reef, a family friendly ecological beach with a gorgeous botanical garden, relaxation pools and the main attraction – an opportunity to watch, touch, swim and dive with Dolphins.  (Don't worry, all interaction with these beautiful creatures is based solely on the Dolphin's free will).

Visit the Underwater Observatory, one of Eilat's most popular attractions that allows you and your family to view and learn about the Red Sea unique Marine life. Through the huge glass windows you'll see sharks, turtles, stings rays and multicolored Red Sea fishes. Through sailing on a glass ship, you'll feel a part of this magical underwater kingdom.

Don't miss the world famous Coral Beach Nature Reserve and its stunning coral reefGo snorkeling and scuba diving to see the colorful fish and extraordinary water plants in this rare delicate natural habitat.

Go on a desert adventure. The Negev desert offers some of the most spectacular scenic routes in Israel.  Hike, mount bike or take a Jeep tour to explore and marvel at the beauty that surrounds you.

Only 25 kilometers north of Eilat you'll find the Timna Park Valley. Go on a tour, explore the gorgeous scenery and special antiquities of the world's first copper mine and enjoy the many attractions it offers for families and adventurers among you.

Want to expand your adventure? The city is easily accessible to the rest of the country. Take a day trip to the Dead Sea or Jerusalem.

Allow yourself to relax. Eilat is a laid back town where you can truly slow down and rest. True to its nature, it's also filled with fantastic Spa facilities that offers lots of different treatments from traditional messages to water therapy. Trust us, it's worth it!

Buy, eat, drink and party. Shop in the city's promenade's Bazaar, Luxurious shopping Boulevard and numerous malls – it's all TAX free

Go out to a night on the town. Get entertained a see the amazing colorful audiovisual show of the musical fountain; prepare to be wowed with the Broadway style Wow show that combines dancing, acrobatics light effects, great soundtrack and many more surprises.

Dine in one of the many restaurants and bars in town and then go hit the dancefloor in a club.

It doesn't get better than this.

photo credit:

Itamar Grinberg