Israel’s sunny beaches are most definitely one of the biggest attractions to the hundreds of thousands of tourists that visit every year. On its western shores Israel borders with the Mediterranean almost in its entire length, while on the east it borders with the Dead Sea, and in the south with the Red Sea. This plethora of beaches is unique, and allows those who visit Israel to experience a set of different aquatic settings. Not all of the beaches have free access, some are privately owned and require an entrance fee. However, there are enough regulated beaches to cater to both the local demand as well as to those visiting the country.
The Mediterranean coast stretches for 196 kilometers long while that of the red sea stretches for 14km.Starting from the beaches of Naharia in the north, and down to the Zikim beach in the south, there is a beach to answer any and everyone’s desires. Be it beaches for viewing a romantic sunset together with your loved one, or a popular tourist beach to hang out with your friends. Adjacent to most of the urban beaches you will find hotels, restaurants, as well as shopping and entertainment centers. Here is a list of the most well-known, and most frequented beaches in Israel.