Make a self catering villa or holiday rental on the Israeli Mediterranean Coast your home away from home
Often called the Golden Coastline, Israel's Mediterranean Coast is often overlooked as a destination for beautiful beach holidays which benefit from year-round sunshine. The area stretches from the border with Gaza in the south to Israel's northern border and incorporates Tel Aviv and Haifa along with other coastal resorts. The coastal plain and the area inland is well populated and has some of the country's best sights and attractions.
Things to Do on the Israeli Mediterranean Coast Enjoy the Beaches
The beaches close to your holiday rental on the Israeli Mediterranean coast are what most visitors come for. Stunningly beautiful with golden sand and warm waters they are ideal for sunbathing, swimming and enjoying watersports.
Visit a Local Winery
The area around Zichron Yaakov and the Carmel Range is well known for its wineries which were established by Baron Rothschild in the late 19th century. They offer tours to see the vines and explain the production of wine before offering samples of the local produce.
Explore the Local Museums
The area around your Israeli Mediterranean coast villa has plenty of local history and culture which can be experienced in local museums such as the N.I.L.I Museum. It tells the story of the development of Israel's first underground network with tales of spying, love and treason during the early 20th century when Israel was part of the Ottoman Empire. The Atlit Museum tells the story of Jews fleeing Nazi persecution and shows a model of the original detainee camp.
Places to Visit Near the Israeli Mediterranean Coast Mount Carmel
Lying a little way inland between Hadera and Haifa, Mount Carmel has many quaint towns and villages, plenty of wineries and a local nature reserve. It makes a fascinating day out to see a different side of this historic area.
Herzliya is just north of Tel Aviv and is home to many rich and famous people. This coastal town has a beautiful beach and marina. It also has a fabulous art museum for those wanting a more cultural day out.
This truly unique destination was once an ancient port. It is now a national park and an important archaeological site. Some unique things to do in Caesarea include visiting an underwater museum which visitors dive through. The town also has an ancient Roman aqueduct and a pretty harbour.
Weather on the Israeli Mediterranean Coast
The Israeli Mediterranean coast offers great weather at any time of year for those considering renting a holiday home on the Israeli Mediterranean coast. The quieter months are May and October when the weather is cooler than in the summer when it reaches over 90°F. In the spring temperatures are in the lows 70s and in the autumn it is in the low 80s. The winter months experience occasional storms but temperatures are a pleasant 55-65°F.
Travel to the Israeli Mediterranean Coast
Most flights serving holiday rentals on the Israeli Mediterranean coast fly into the Ben Gurion (TLV) Airport. It is served by charter and low-cost airlines from all over the world including the Far East, Europe and North America. It is 9 miles (15km) southeast of Tel Aviv and connections to your destination can then made by car, public bus, taxi or train.