Palmachim Beach

Palmachim Beach

Palmachim Beach is one of Israel’s secret treasures, it was recently threatened with development but thankfully that threat seems to have passed. Palmachim is not a large beach, and doesn’t have many facilities beyond a life-guard (in season), a few sun shelters and public toilets. However, it makes up for this by … Read more

Water Parks – South of Tel Aviv

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Water parks are an extremely popular way of spending a hot summer’s day. Here are some water parks in the south of Tel Aviv. Ashkeluna Water Park Location: Dahlia Beach Ashkelon See also  Ashkeluna (Hebrew) Website Ashkeluna Water Park, near Dahila Beach in the coastal city of Ashkelon, is a religious-friendly and “shomer … Read more

Netanya Beach

Netanya Beach

Netanya Netanya lies a few kilometers to the north of the Tel Aviv metropolis on the coast, and a few kilometers south of Haifa. It is the capital of the surrounding Sharon plain. Netanya may not be as large or as crowded as nearby Tel Aviv — and that may be a … Read more

Dora Pond Netanya

Dora Pond Netanya

Dora Pond is an example of winter ponds (or winter pools) – special nature habitats that are unique to the climate in Israel. These small water bodies are filled in the winter and completely dried out in the heavy summer. The water organisms living in this habitat have adjusted to survive in … Read more

Historical Sites in Nitzan

Historical Sites in Nitzan

On the Ruins of Kibbutz Nitzanim For a small place, in the heart of nature, the community of Nitzan (Nitzanim) is extraordinarily rich in tokens from the past. Nitzan is hemmed in by tilled agricultural fields, scented citrus orchards, tall eucalyptus stands and golden sand dunes. Yet amidst this pastoral environment, it … Read more