Eilat is the southernmost city in Israel and it is the only Israeli town that is located on the Red Sea. Eilat is an amazing place for people to go on holiday, because there are magnificent beaches, extraordinary marine life and luxurious hotels. It is sunny in Eilat almost all year long and the temperatures vary from warm to very hot year round.
Anyone who loves animals will want to visit Eilat, because there are so many to be found in the area. The city is located on the main bird migration route between Africa and Europe, which allows people to participate in spectacular bird watching.
There are also many nature reserves and other natural areas where people are able to interact with many of the animals. The Coral World Underwater Observatory has an aquarium filled with sharks, turtles, stingrays and much more. This is the largest aquarium in the Middle East and they also have a museum and simulation rides. The Yotvata Hai-Bar Nature Reserve was established during the 1960s as a way to help with endangered animals. Over at the Dolphin Reef, guests are allowed to swim and interact with the dolphins during their visit.
Many people enjoy visiting the Timna Valley, because of the unique stone formations and sand. The sand is multi-colored and can usually be seen in shades of red, yellow, orange, grey, brown and black. If people are near the copper mines in the area, they will be amazed when they spot the green and blue sand. Solomon’s Pillars are also located in the Timna Valley. These pillars were formed over many years by water erosion. It is common for everyone to see the pillars in the background when they attend concerts and performances inside the park.
After a long day exploring the city, most people will end up along the shoreline as they are heading for a meal at a local restaurant. Once they have eaten a delicious dinner, they will have the option of going to one of the infamous clubs that Eilat has or to do some shopping before heading back to their hotel for the night.
Eilat is the perfect place to spend time with family and friends. The weather is perfect for any activity and travelers find that there is so much to do outside in the sun and the sand while they are having fun.