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Luxury Hotels to Enjoy
• Setai Hotel Jaffa, Tel Aviv: This 5 Star Luxury hotel, part of the Setai hotel chain, features 120 luxury rooms situated around a central courtyard. Other amenities include a restored Turkish hamam (bath) and an infinity rooftop pool overlooking the Tel Aviv skyline.
• Jaffa Hotel, Tel Aviv: Israel’s most luxurious hotel, part of the Marriot chain is a state-of-the-art property featuring custom furniture, sumptuous beds, lavish bathrooms and deluxe amenities in each of the 120 rooms and suites.
• David Hotel Kempinski, Tel Aviv: Opening mid-2020 and on the shores of the Mediterranean, the Kempinski will be the ultimate in style, luxury and service.
• Orient Hotel: Isrotel: Israel’s most luxurious hotel chain, opened the Orient Hotel in the heart of the German Colony in Jerusalem. The hotel features 243 rooms and suites in a newly constructed building, also in two well-preserved Templar buildings built in the late 19th century. Other amenities include an indoor pool and an outdoor rooftop infinity pool with a unique view of the Old City of Jerusalem.
Havaram Canyon, Dead Sea – the Best of the Judean Desert
One of the biggest and most spectacular canyons, has all the best that the Judean desert has to offer. Havarim Canyon, with its beautiful views and pristine atmosphere, is suitable for all kinds of Roman and Bedouin parties with a luxurious combination of traditional oriental hospitality and modern comfort. Experience the charming atmosphere and the beauty of the desert with special lighting and entertainment befitting your theme, accompanied with gourmet food and boutique wines from Israel.
Historical Electric Bike Tour in Tel Aviv
Take off on an exciting 2 ½ -hour electric bike tour in Tel Aviv! (All participants will be equipped with a helmet). Explore the Blue Trail as you drive around Tel Aviv’s waterfront or enjoy a magnificent ride along the coast to the Bat-Yam border thorough Jaffa Port. This tour showcases Jaffa’s story which began over 3,500 years ago, taking riders from the Midron Park viewpoint to the Pisga Garden and Kedumim Square at the top of Jaffa hill.
Did You Know?
Take a Mahane Yehuda Market Tour in the Heart of Jerusalem
Mahane Yehuda has long been the heart of the Jerusalem market scene. Locally called the “shuk”, it is home to fruit and vegetable vendors, thriving specialty stores, clothing stands, spices and scents galore. No visit to Jerusalem would be complete without a Mahane Yehuda Market Tour. The tour takes you to the center of this Jerusalem landmark, and introduces you to the sights, the smells, and most importantly, the tastes of the vibrant market. Visit the best stands to taste hummus, halva and tahini, and more specific specialties like the Georgian dish, Khachapury, and the famous Jerusalem bagel. Learn about the fascinating history of the market that has existed since Ottoman times and uncover its rise from rundown backwater to today’s hip status.
Be Inspired by the Peres Center for Peace & Innovation in Tel Aviv
The Israeli Peres Center for Peace and Innovation is expected to receive around 200,000 visitors annually. Visitors include Israelis and groups from abroad, students, heads of state and CEOs – all coming to be inspired by the story of Israel and empowered to dream big. Customized tours are available for special projects and to get practical tools to integrate innovation into everyday challenges. Besides the experience inside the Center, the building itself is a unique structure designed by architect Massimiliano Fuksas (Rome, Italy) and local architect, Yoav Messer.
Tzidkiyahu Cave Lies Beneath the Old City
Beneath the Old City, lies a most remarkable cave both in size and beauty. Measuring about 96,000 square feet, this legendary cave, (known as Zedekiah’s Cave), is one of the most spectacular sites in Jerusalem. In ancient times, the cave served as a quarry for the massive stones that built the Temple and its mount under King Solomon. These days you can experience a biblical, King Solomon inspired, royal style feast inside the cave.