Destination guide

The oceanfront setting of Eilat is ready to explore

The ocean views and desert provide a pleasant backdrop to your vacation home in Eilat. This city's snorkeling, diving and dolphin watching draw many visitors. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.


Activities and attractions in Eilat

Do you want to find attractions to visit during your stay? Travelers enjoy Eilat for its snorkeling, dolphin viewing opportunities and swimming. Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that Eilat has to offer. Here are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Papaya Beach (2.1 mi / 3.4 km)
  • Green Beach (2.2 mi / 3.5 km)
  • Kings City (2.3 mi / 3.7 km)
  • Dekel Beach (2.7 mi / 4.3 km)
  • Dolphin Reef (3.7 mi / 5.9 km)
  • Palm Beach (4.9 mi / 7.9 km)

Seasonal weather averages in Eilat

Travelers enjoy Eilat for its snorkeling. If warm-weather activities are high on your list, July, August, June and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 103°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Eilat

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Eilat is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are a few of the area's most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Botanical Garden Of Eilat (1 mi / 1.7 km)
  • Papaya Beach (2.1 mi / 3.4 km)
  • Green Beach (2.2 mi / 3.5 km)
  • Mifrats Beach (2.4 mi / 3.9 km)
  • Dekel Beach (2.7 mi / 4.3 km)
  • Shlomo Mountain (2.8 mi / 4.5 km)

Traveling to and around Eilat

The nearest airport is in Eilat (ETH), located 1.8 mi (2.9 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you might consider flying into Aqaba (AQJ-King Hussein Intl.), which is 4.9 mi (7.8 km) away.

Where to stay around Eilat?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 88 holiday lettings near Eilat. From 16 Villas to 57 Condos/Apartments, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Eilat for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Eilat?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Eilat. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Dekel Beach: 88 holiday lettings
  • Coral World Underwater Observatory: 87 holiday lettings
  • Ice Mall: 87 holiday lettings
  • Dolphin Reef: 87 holiday lettings
  • Ice Space: 88 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Eilat listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Villas in Eilat?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 16 Villas in Eilat. Our other popular types of Eilat holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 57 self catering accommodations
  • Houses: 7 self catering accommodations
  • Studios: 60 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Hotels and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Eilat?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 36 holiday homes with pool available in Eilat. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.