Tel Aviv has a long stretch of wide, sandy beaches on the edge of the city. The beaches are in use year-round and each beach has its own character. The official beach season is from April to October. Traveling from north to south here are some of the most popular beaches:
Metzitzim is the ideal family beach: Shallow waters and the constant presence of lifeguards will help ease the minds of all the young parents out there. There is a bar/ restaurant, showers, shaded areas… and for the sporty, beach volleyball courts. This is also a good beach to come down to at night because it’s hidden away from the main tayelet. Continue reading
It’s summer time again! Well, at least in the northern hemisphere. At first it’s all fine and dandy – the sun is out, the days are long, and all you want to do is to hit the beach or lounge at the poolside. But after a few weeks of summer, all you can think about is how hot and sticky it feels. All you want to do is sit in the AC all day and long for winter. If you grew tired of your summer already, here are the best places to break the heat stay cool on your next vacation.
If you play your cards right, you can avoid summer altogether!
Summer is no stranger in Israel. Where the sun shines on most days of the year, you have to find ways to keep yourself cool. And what better way to do that than ice-cream? We can’t think of one. Gone are the days when you simply had to choose between chocolate and vanilla. As part of the culinary revolution the world is undergoing nowadays, ice-cream had changed immensely. Complex and strange flavors, interesting textures, prime materials – these are now cornerstones of a good ice-cream parlor. Here are the best places in Israel to lick some sweet and savory ice-cream. Continue reading