When tourists come to the White City and are looking for things to do in Tel Aviv, their number one destination is usually the same: the beach! The endless sand strip that starts by the Tel Aviv Port and seems to trail on to infinity (but, actually just to Jaffa) offers the perfect weekend activity when looking to surf, play matkot or just plain relax. Why book a hotel in the middle of the city when there are a plethora of five-star quality Tel Aviv hotels just seconds from the ocean? Maximize your tan time with these places to rest your head. If location alone doesn’t sell you, the hotel restaurants certainly will.
The top Tel Aviv hotels on the Mediterranean
Occupying a prime position on the sea front and overlooking the Mediterranean, the Dan Tel Aviv is one of the city’s most renowned hotels. The large outdoor pool is set on a sun deck overlooking the beach. Free Wi-Fi is provided. The hotel has 280 spacious and beautifully decorated guest rooms, many of which have fantastic views over the sea. All of the rooms are modern in design and feature a luxury bathroom. The Dan Tel Aviv Hotel has a fantastic range of leisure activities. An indoor pool, fitness centre, sauna and hot tub are available, together with extra treatments. The restaurant specialises in modern Israeli cuisine, combined with many Mediterranean dishes. The restaurant and bar have great views of the sea. The hotel is situated on lively Hayarkon Street and is within easy walking distance to shops, cafés and restaurants. Picturesque Old Jaffa can be reached by walking along the seafront promenade.
Set within the Independence Park and providing direct access to Hilton Beach and Tel Aviv promenade, the Hilton Tel Aviv features a large outdoor salt water pool, 5 kosher restaurants and a spa. Its spacious air-conditioned rooms include a flat-screen TV and a private balcony with sea view. The luxurious marble bathroom comes with Ahava amenities and lavish bathrobes. Some rooms include access to 2 lounges with free drinks, coffee and refreshments. Guests can choose from a range of kosher dining options starting from breakfast in Café Med, a relaxed lunch in Yakimono Sushi Bar and an evening meal in the Chloelys Restaurant. The Tel Aviv Hilton’s spa and wellness centre features a well-equipped fitness room and various treatments and massages. You can also relax and enjoy the sea views from the sun terrace with loungers and umbrellas. Hilton Tel Aviv Hotel also has a 24-hour lobby restaurant, synagogue and hair & beauty salon. Hayarkon Park, which has botanical gardens and sporting facilities, is just a 10-minute walk away. Ben Gurion Airport is a 25-minute drive away.
Offering a spa and hot tub, Brown Beach House by Brown Hotels is located in Tel Aviv, 100 metres from the seafront. It has a Kosher café-restaurant, free WiFi and air-conditioned rooms and suites. Accommodation comes with a flat-screen TV with satellite and pay-per-view channels.Some have terraces with Mediterranean or city views. Free bikes are provided. The Flamingo bar is popular with both guests and locals. Carmel Marketis 1 km from the property. The Bauhaus Foundation Museum is a 7-minute walk away.
Royal Beach Hotel Tel Aviv by Isrotel Exclusive Collection is located on the Tayelet Boardwalk, between Hayarkon and Herbert Samuel Street. This modern and luxurious hotel offers an outdoor pool, an à-la-carte restaurant and bar, a Spa and Wellness Area, an Executive Lounge and a fitness centre. Wi-Fi is provided throughout. All rooms are luxuriously designed and fitted with top quality furniture. They all include a luxurious bathroom with free toiletries, a work area, an LCD TV with connection to Israeli and international channels, a minibar and seating area. The Hotel is home to the West Side Restaurant, a gourmet kosher restaurant, which serves both fish and meat dishes. A full Israeli breakfast buffet is served each morning, and includes pastries and bread, fish dishes, eggs and a selection of hot and cold beverages. The lobby bar offers kosher food and drinks. Room service is available 24 hours a day. Concierge service is also available. The Spa and Fitness Area offers saunas, massages and Turkish baths, while a fitness room is also available. Meeting and banquet facilities are available, as well as car rentals and a shuttle service. The hotel is set just 500 metres from the Carmel Market and Nachalat Binyamin Street Market. The Main Bus and Train Station is 3 km away, while the Ben Gurion Airport can be reached in 16 km.
Set directly on Tel Aviv's Marina, Hotel Carlton features a rooftop terrace with pool and views of the sea. Rooms have a private balcony, overlooking the sea or the city The Carlton Tel Aviv Hotel's buffet breakfast features a variety of food, including champagne and caviar. All dining areas offer views of the sea and the harbour. The Gan Haatzmaut Park is nearby, and the city's main train station is a 5-minute drive away from the Carlton Hotel. Friendly staff can organise transfer services on request.
The Renaissance Tel Aviv is right on the beach. The hotel offers a wellness centre with indoor swimming pool, and rooms with views of the sea, the marina or of Jaffa. The Renaissances’s wellness centre includes a spa, sauna and hot tub. The hotel offers direct access to the stunning beach on the Mediterranean Sea, where a range of water sports can be enjoyed. The hotel offers a great choice of dining options. The Jaffa Terrace is open throughout the day, and the Dairy restaurant offers a range of dairy and vegetarian cuisine. The Sabres Brasserie, overlooking the sea, serves Mediterranean cuisine and international buffets. The Renaissance is within easy walking distance of the city’s main shopping, business and entertainment districts. The ancient city of Jaffa can easily be reached, as can other city attractions such as the open air Carmel Market and Dizengoff Center Shopping Mall.
Dan Panorama has a seasonal outdoor swimming pool and sun terrace, in Tel Aviv’s Neve Tzedek area, near Hatachana, the Old Jaffa Railway Station. The beach is opposite the hotel. Free Wi-Fi is provided. Each spacious and contemporary room of the Dan Panorama Tel Aviv Hotel has a balcony, with views of the Mediterranean Sea. The hotel's Carmel Club Lounge has sea views from its 18th-floor location, and serves snacks and refreshments throughout the day. The hotel also offers a fitness centre. Dan Panorama’s restaurant is open daily and serves a great range of Israeli dishes and Mediterranean cuisine for breakfast, lunch and dinner. There is also a poolside bar.
The David InterContinental is in the fashionable Neve Tzedek district, known as Tel Aviv's SoHo. The hotel offers views of the Mediterranean Sea and Jaffa. It features gourmet restaurants and a wellness centre and spa with modern training equipment. Each spacious room and suite overlooks the sea and the city, and features a satellite TV. Some rooms also include free access to the Executive Lounge. The David InterContinental Tel Aviv comes with the spacious Atrium Lobby Bar, which also has an executive lounge. The Aubergine Restaurant serves international cuisine, while the Che Cigar Bar & Lounge offers various drinks. The Lobby Lounge bar offers an outdoor terrace overlooking the Mediterranean.
Located on Tel Aviv's beachfront, the Sheraton Tel-Aviv Hotel offers panoramic Mediterranean Sea views and 3 restaurants. Its spacious rooms are air conditioned and feature sea views, satellite TV and Nespresso coffee machines. Free WiFi is available throughput. The Cielo Spa area features a 24-hour gym, a large Turkish bath, and 2 Dead Sea treatment rooms with mud baths and salt body scrubs. Massages and beauty treatments can also be reserved. All rooms come with free bottled water and a Sheraton Signature Bed. Some have access to the exclusive Club Lounge, located on an upper floor with views of both the sea and the city centre. Here you can enjoy breakfast, light snacks, an open bar and business facilities. At the Sheraton Tel-Aviv you will find the international Kum Kum restaurant and the Olive Leaf Signature Restaurant which serves Mediterranean cuisine. Vegan options are also available. Tel Aviv Marina is 750 metres from the hotel. Dizengoff Square is a 10-minute walk away.
Set in Tel Aviv’s port area, Yam Hotel is a modern Boutique Hotel with free WiFi, just 200 metres from the beach promenade and 5 minutes’ walk from the closest beach. The air-conditioned rooms offer a flat-screen TV with cable channels, a minibar, and an electric kettle. All have a private bathroom, complete with a hairdryer and complimentary toiletries. Free bicycles to discover Tel Aviv by bike are provided, and a 24-hour front desk is available. Several restaurants and bars are within 150 metres. HaBanim Garden is 500 metres from the Yam Hotel, and Old Jaffa can be reached in 15 minutes by car. Ben Gurion Airport is 24 km away.