Best Beaches In & Around West Jerusalem

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  • 1. Neve Midbar

    Neve Midbar
    © Ri Butov

    Travel time from West Jerusalem: approx 0.5 hrs

    The Dead Sea beach of Neve Midbar is situated just to the south of Kalia Beach at the northern tip of this vast salt lake. Like its neighbor this is a fairly relaxed spot and has a spacious, sandy beach. Both require an entry fee, with Neve Midbar being a little more expensive. For this reason Neve Midbar tends to attract more of a family crowd while Kalia is popular… read more »

  • 2. Kalia Beach

    Kalia Beach
    Dan Lundberg

    Travel time from West Jerusalem: approx 0.5 hrs

    Located in the north-western corner of the Dead Sea, Kalia Beach is a beautiful, laid back spot. It is a world away from the hotels and resorts of Ein Bokek down the coast, but that is not to say it doesn't have great facilities. This is also one of the most accessible beaches on the Dead Sea, being just half an hour's drive from Jerusalem.

    You will find many amenities here,… read more »

  • 3. Gordon Beach

    Gordon Beach
    Dennis Jarvis

    Travel time from West Jerusalem: approx 1 hr

    The name Tel Aviv means "hill of spring", but this modern city started out as a new neighbourhood called Ahuzat Bayit in 1910. Situated just north of the ancient port city of Jaffa, Tel Aviv soon assumed the distinction of being the main commercial hub of Israel. Moreover, it became a hotshot tourist destination too. The residents of Jerusalem make the 67 kilometre / 42 mile journey in under an… read more »

  • 4. Ein Gedi

    Ein Gedi

    Travel time from West Jerusalem: approx 1 hr

    Ein Gedi is a lush oasis situated between the sterile waters of the Dead Sea and the unforgiving Judean Desert. It is a hugely popular seaside resort attracting visitors from all corners of the globe, and the local economy has benefitted as demand for top-rated facilities remains insatiable. This is a unique seaside experience offering relaxing leisurely activities, together with life-boosting health treatments.

    The vistas are stark and spectacular… read more »

  • 5. Hilton Beach

    Hilton Beach
    © Deror avi

    Travel time from West Jerusalem: approx 1 hr

    As you might have guessed Tel Aviv's Hilton Beach gets its name from the Hilton Hotel which overlooks the beach. But this isn't a private hotel beach. Far from it this is one of the most bustling, diverse beaches in Tel Aviv.

    Popular with both locals and tourists alike this central beach is a series of well-manicured sandy crescents separated by rocky breakwaters. Not only do the breakwaters help keep the… read more »

  • 6. Frishman Beach

    Frishman Beach

    Travel time from West Jerusalem: approx 1 hr

    Frishman beach is one of the most central, and hence most popular, beaches in Tel Aviv. That is not to say it isn't one of the best though. A wide stretch of soft golden sand in front of the colourful facade of the Dan Hotel this is everything a city beach should be.

    Often cited as one of the best family friendly beaches in Tel Aviv, Frishman beach lives up to… read more »

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