Top 3 Best Things to Do In Eilat, Israel

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Israel’s southernmost city of Eilat offers visitors an abundance of outdoor activities due to pretty much year-round sunny and warm weather. From incredible scuba diving opportunities and paradisal beaches to a vibrant nightlife scene, Eilat has something for everyone.

Dive in the Red Sea

Coral Beach in Eilat is often ranked as one of the best places to dive in the world. The reefs are protected by the National Parks Authority in Israel and are popular with both locals and tourists. There are also sun loungers and umbrellas on offer so that you can also relax and work on that tan in between your dives. Whether you wish to explore the depths or just swim along the surface, Eilat is the perfect place to be.

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Swim with Dolphins

Home to a dolphin population living completely in its natural habitat is Eilat’s Dolphin Reef beach. Here, you can get up close with these stunning creatures and for approximately $84, you can swim with them for 30 minutes. Swimming with Eilat’s dolphins is one of the main attractions in the city and should not be missed.


If you’re feeling a little adventurous, why not try something new? You can test your skills at wind-surfing, water-skiing, paddle-boarding, parasailing, and much more. There are plenty of locations in Eilat that offer both lessons and rentals. Just go to any of Eilat’s beaches and you’ll find a number of places that offer these services.