4 great hotels to consider when visiting the Red Sea

Wave seen from under the Red Sea

Set on the divide between Asia and Africa, the Red Sea is a unique destination. The area boasts some beautiful and opulent hotels, which offer numerous facilities, set within very grand vistas. We’ve picked 4 of the best for you.

Wave seen from under the Red Sea

Source: National Geographic

The Dan Eilat Red Sea Hotel

This fabulous family hotel is located in the north beach area. It is happy and stylishly informal. It is like a small city with a beauty salon, outdoor pool, modern gym, spa, drugstore, disco, conference room, etc. There is a children’s play centre and kids’ pool supervised by a responsible staff. With the children busy elsewhere, perhaps you’d like to enjoy a quiet meal? The hotel boasts six restaurants, including a delicious international food buffet while the bar is exceptional with live entertainment. All the rooms have balconies or terraces for a spectacular view of the Red Sea.

The Eliat Princess Hotel

The Isrotel Princess as it is also known boasts a marvellous lobby amidst magnificent surroundings. The Edom Mountain, the Red Sea’s coral reefs and marine diversity are all visible from the hotel. if you’re in a hurry you’ll even find a tunnel leading to the Coral Beach. The hotel is child-friendly to the point that there is even a children’s menu in the poolside bar that is half submerged in water. An entertainment team provides constant activities to keep children distracted and there are separate children’s pool, lounge, pool tables and video game rooms.

Adults can enjoy the modern gym, high tech spa, sauna, swimming pool, and grand convention centre. Daily activities include swimming lessons, morning hikes and exercise classes. Later in the day, guests can go dancing at the Elixir while the Moscow-New York bar offers a sophisticated atmosphere. Feeling hungry? The lobby serves a delicious buffet while the Sun Rise Restaurant is a separate facility inside the hotel. All the guest rooms have mini-bars and balconies with fantastic sea views of course.

The Herods Boutique Hotel and Spa

This spa hotel is an exclusive and prestigious hotel in an oasis of tranquillity and peace. The interior is rich but restraint, tasteful and harmonious, catering to business people and tourists who are looking for a quiet place to relax and enjoy the company of professionals like them. Lawyers book their conference at the hotel every year. Guests can be picked up directly at the airport. Newspapers are available in Russian, French or English. A swimming pool, a spa, tanning salon, fitness room, lounge, restaurant and private parking are among its amenities. For the hard-working lawyers on business trips, professional masseuses offer many forms of therapeutic massages. You don’t even have to be a working lawyer to enjoy them! The suites are tastefully designed with Oriental motifs and equipped with a stereophonic audio system, whirlpool, television and balconies for scenic views of the gulf.

The Isrotel King Solomon Hotel

The Isrotel King Solomon Hotel is perfect for family vacations. Newly restored, it’s famous for its hospitality. Adult and children’s entertainment are continually provided: the kids will enjoy the Kids Kingdom operated by child certified staff while the adults can learn the latest dance trends at the hotel bar, Blanko. There is a nightly show at the lobby while during the day the diving staff will assist guests who want to explore the diving area in the Red Sea and the Gulf of Eliat. The hotel has a pub, swimming pool, restaurant and lounge and every guest room has a sitting area, mini bar and balcony. You weill find affordable packages with discounts fro this hotel.

All the hotels above provide room service, wi-fi, laundry, parking, safe deposit boxes, concierge services and handicap accessibility. If you’re looking to get away for your winter sun holidays, you can’t do much better than to visit the shores of the Red Sea.

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