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Eilat Travel Guide

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Eilat Travel Guide

Where is Eilat?

While you're planning your jaunt, it'll be handy to keep in mind just where Eilat sits on the map.

It's located 150 miles south of the national capital, Jerusalem, and 5 miles northwest of Aqaba.

The population of this area of Israel is around 46,000.

Places to Visit in Eilat

Green Beach is the perfect place for the kids to get some exercise while you relax with a good book in the fresh air. Need some more options? Man has always held a fascination for mountains. If you find yourself drawn to the magic of towering peaks, a climb up Shlomo Mountain is an experience you will treasure. But wait, that's not all there is! Eilat Museum and Art Gallery boasts an impressive range of historical exhibits, enabling visitors to uncover the people and stories that influenced this region.

Car Rentals in Eilat

Few things are as fun as exploring somewhere new with your own set of wheels. If you're looking for car rentals in Eilat, Orbitz is here to help.

Unfortunately, there aren't any car rental businesses close to Ovda Airport. You'll have to hop in a cab or look into pubic transport if you want to venture the 25 miles into the city.

It's useful to know that you can rent a vehicle near the city center. Positioned at Ha T Marim Blvd 8, Hertz will get you all sorted in no time. If they don't meet your needs, try Budget at 1010 Shalom Centre- Opposite Eilat Apt. This popular rental outlet is just 2 miles from the town center.

Where to stay in Eilat – Hotel Accommodation

You don't have to stress about finding a place to kick your feet up. Orbitz boasts 96 hotels in Eilat. Lock in your room today for the best deals and amenities.If something a little indulgent is what you're dying for, slip between the soft sheets at the Kempinski Hotel Aqaba Red Sea or the InterContinental Resort Aqaba. That said, also have a think about the Royal Beach Eilat and the Isrotel Yam Suf. These are our top budget hotels.

Nearest Airports to Eilat

Airports can be a bit of a hassle, but the destination at the end of that long plane ride is always worth the effort. Ovda Airport (VDA) is the closest to Eilat. It's located 25 miles north of the center of town.

Popular Places to Visit Near Eilat

If you're searching for things to see in the wider Eilat area, you certainly won't come up short! Wadi Musa, just 60 miles away, offers some great options which are guaranteed to keep you busy. Petra Visitor Center and the Moses' Spring and Wadi Mousa Crusader Castle are the must-dos in this area. Take a whole day here and try to stop at all of them!

No Cancellation Fees

Need to cancel or change your booking? Keen to know what the fee is? Well, the awesome news is — we don't have one!^ All being well, your chosen hotel and airline don't either, but it would be wise to get in touch with them first to find out.

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