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Tel Aviv

Travel Guide
Jaffa Port showing a river or creek, a sunset and a city

Experience Israel at its most modern in the thriving coastal city of Tel Aviv, a cosmopolitan cultural hub lined with stunning beaches.

Sunny Tel Aviv is a hive of constant activity. Its sandy beaches welcome visitors to relax along the Mediterranean while its markets come alive with shoppers chatting animatedly with vendors. Stroll around charming ports by day and party in chic clubs by night. Take time in between to visit the city’s numerous museums, art galleries and historic neighborhoods.

The city was founded in 1909, expanding from the much older neighborhood of Jaffa, said to be the biblical town of Joppa. Wander around historic Jaffa Port and Jaffa Flea Market to get a sense of the ancient atmosphere. The Museum of the History of Tel Aviv-Yafo chronicles the city’s story via interactive exhibits. Stop at the impressive St. Peter’s Church for additional biblical sightseeing.

Part of Tel Aviv’s appeal lies in exploring its varied neighborhoods. Chic Florentin offers an artistic ambiance and electric nightlife, while elegant Neve Tzedek is good for boutique shopping experiences. Embrace the noise and color of Carmel Market, one of the city’s biggest markets, just south of the City Center neighborhood.

Hop between the inspiring museums in the city. The Tel Aviv Museum of Art regularly welcomes new exhibitions from Israeli artists and features a permanent Old Masters gallery. Visit Bialik House for poetic inspiration, the Eretz Israel Museum for national history and the Design Museum Holon for eye-catching architecture and exhibits.

Relax after sightseeing in Tel Aviv’s parks and beaches. Edith Wolfson Park and Park HaYarkon feature scenic escapes. Head to the Mediterranean Coast for a day in the sun. Frishman Beach, Gordon Beach and Bograshov Beach run into one another, creating plenty of sandy space along the water.

Fly into Ben Gurion Airport from major global destinations to arrive in Tel Aviv. The city stays warm throughout the year. Visit in spring for the mildest temperatures and most affordable accommodations. As you plan activities remember that everything closes on Shabbat, a day of rest between Friday sunset and Saturday sunset.

Where to stay in Tel Aviv

Brown Beach House by Brown Hotels
Brown Beach House by Brown Hotels
64, HaYarkon street, Tel Aviv
The price is $204 per night from Aug 4 to Aug 4
Located in Tel Aviv Promenade, this beach hotel is steps from U.S. Embassy in Israel and Ben Yehuda Street. Gordon Beach and Frishman Beach are also within 10 ...
4.1/5Very Good! (428 reviews)
"Hot tub on terrace was awesome. Lighting in bathroom was too dim."

Reviewed on Jul 30, 2021

Brown Beach House by Brown Hotels
Royal Beach Tel Aviv
Royal Beach Tel Aviv
5 out of 5
Ha-Yarkon St. 19, Tel Aviv
The price is $358 per night from Sep 1 to Sep 1
Offering direct access to the beach, this Kerem HaTeimanim hotel is in the city center, steps from Geula Beach and Banana Beach. Tourist Information Office and ...
4.2/5Very Good! (829 reviews)
"This hotel is in amazing location by the beach and the market beautiful pool ! The staff if friendly and very helpful We stayed 5 days and will come back !"

Reviewed on Jul 29, 2021

Royal Beach Tel Aviv
The Setai Tel Aviv
The Setai Tel Aviv
22 Raziel David St., Tel Aviv
The price is $472 per night from Aug 15 to Aug 15
Located in Jaffa, this spa hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Jaffa Flea Market and Jaffa Port. Banana Beach and Rothschild Boulevard are also within 1 mi (2 ...
4.4/5Wonderful! (204 reviews)
"Wow 👏 What a fabulous hotel! We spent two nights at the Satai hotel and enjoyed every minute. The pool is gorgeous, the staff is great, yhe rooms are super clean and the food was delicious. Perfect location, great restaurants around and wonderful atmosphere. Will definitely go back!!"

Reviewed on Jul 6, 2021

The Setai Tel Aviv
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130 Rock Apartments
130 Rock Apartments
130 Dizengoff Street, Tel Aviv
The price is $155 per night from Sep 1 to Sep 1
Located in the heart of Tel Aviv, this aparthotel is within a 10-minute walk of Ben Yehuda Street, Gordon Beach, and Dizengoff Centre. Frishman Beach and Hilton ...
4.6/5Wonderful! (385 reviews)
Two weeks isolation, perfect place
"I picked this apartment for my two-week isolation in Israel prior to visiting family. Although I am not allowed to leave, area is central, staff is amazing and helpful and very communicative. Apartment was spotless and supplies were plentiful. Thank you Adi for making my stay a very pleasant and ..."

Reviewed on Oct 29, 2020

130 Rock Apartments
Ben Yehuda Apartments
Ben Yehuda Apartments
119 Ben Yehuda St., Tel Aviv
The price is $385 per night from Aug 26 to Aug 26
Situated near the beach, this apartment building is within a 10-minute walk of Ben Yehuda Street and Hilton Beach. Old Tel Aviv Port and Banana Beach are also ...
4.2/5Excellent! (745 reviews)
"Great location. Nice room in great area. Pull out sofa was not good even to just sit on"

Reviewed on Jun 17, 2021

Ben Yehuda Apartments
ApartHotel Okeanos on the Beach
ApartHotel Okeanos on the Beach
10 Hashunit St, Herzliya
The price is $207 per night from Sep 2 to Sep 2
Located in Herzliya, this beachfront apartment building is in the entertainment district and within a 5-minute walk of Herzliya Marina and Arena Mall. Dabuch ...
4.3/5Excellent! (61 reviews)
"Easy & quick check-in, clean and as described in the details and photos. We are a couple and we enjoyed our stay."

Reviewed on Jul 20, 2021

ApartHotel Okeanos on the Beach
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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