Whether your feet are sore from touring landmarks in Jewish history, Israeli markets and museums in Israel, or the hustle and bustle of the Tel Aviv streets has worn you down, there’s nothing like spoiling yourself with some well-deserved pampering. From the Golan Heights to the Dead Sea and even a few staycation options, these resorts and spas in Israel are the most relaxing places to rejuvenate. Time Out has rounded up the top spa hotels in Israel. All you have to do is book online and get there. Then it’s up to someone else to help you recharge for once with massages, mud baths, and all the spa fixings.
Pamper yourself at these Hotel & Spas in israel
The Beresheet Hotel is set on a cliff at the edge of the Ramon Crater in Mitzpe Ramon. Featuring characteristic stone walls, it offers luxurious rooms with free Wi-Fi, a balcony and panoramic views. The elegant rooms come with a flat-screen TV, a coffee maker and a seating area. Some have a private pool. Bicycles and segways can be rented on site. The restaurant features large glass windows that offer lovely views of the surroundings. The property also features a wellness centre and a summer outdoor pool. Providing free private parking, The Beresheet Hotel By Isrotel Exclusive Collection is 22 km from Avdat Archaeological Site. Sde Boker is a 30-minute drive away. Two rooms are adapted for disabled persons.
Set amidst vineyards on a peaceful countryside location, the Cramim by Isrotel Exclusive Collection has a 3000 m² spa area with both indoor and outdoor swimming pools, a sauna and 23 treatment rooms. You can enjoy wine tasting and tapas at the stylish wine bar. Cramim's elegant rooms have private balconies boasting views of the Jerusalem mountains. Air conditioning, minibar and flat-screen cable TV are standard equipment. Guests benefit from free access to the entire spa area, which also includes a hot tub, Turkish bath and a fitness centre. The à la carte Shiraz Restaurant serves various local and international specialities. Cakes, pastries and coffee are offered at the dairy lobby bar. The surrounding area is filled with vineyards and hiking trails. Segway excursions are possible within a 1 km radius. Cramim by Isrotel Exclusive Collection is 2 km from the town of Abu Gosh and 12 km from Jerusalem. Tel Aviv is 50 km away.
With a unique location right in the middle of Carmel Forest, this luxury resort offers gourmet cuisine, extensive spa facilities and spacious rooms overlooking 15 acres of gardens and forest. Each room at Carmel Forest Spa Resort is air conditioned and features deluxe fabrics and designer furniture. All rooms have tea and coffee-making facilities, a minibar and a flat-screen TV. Guests have a wide choice of activities including nature walks, aerobics, yoga and meditation. The spa offers a range of relaxing massages and therapies in over 28 treatment rooms. It also includes Turkish baths and saunas. Healthy food is very important at Carmel Forest Spa Resort by Isrotel Exclusive Collection. The restaurant serves a mix of international cuisine and Israeli Kosher specialities. With a peaceful forest location, the hotel is 15 km from the centre of Haifa. The nearest beaches are around 15 minutes away by car.
Mizpe Hayamim offers a spa, swimming pool, and panoramic terraces overlooking Galilee. Set between the artist colony of Rosh Pina and the historic city of Sefat, the property is also a 20-minute drive from the Sea of Galilee. Rooms at the luxurious Mizpe Hayamim spa hotel come with air conditioning and an LCD TV. Most have a balcony, and the private bathroom offers free toiletries and a hairdryer. Tea and Coffee Corner comes with fresh free range milk and fresh herbs picked from the garden. There are 2 restaurants, one serving vegetarian cuisine, while the other is a Gourmet Chef Restaurant. Mizpe Hayamim spa hotel is renowned for its organic dairy farm and its production of organic fruit and vegetables. In the farm shop you can buy homemade products like cheeses, pastries, fresh baked bread, jam, liquors and sun dried fruits, as well as organic vegetables and fruits picked up daily from the farm. The Spa offers a wide choice of body & facial treatments, some of which include herbs and olive oil from the organic garden. On site you can also admire artists at work as they produce jewelry, ceramics, soaps and candles. The gallery hosts art exhibitions and the library features a great rare-book collection.
Offering a free spa and free WiFi throughout, Herods Dead Sea is on the Dead Sea Beach, across the Edom Mountains. Indoor and sulfur pools, Turkish bath and hot tub are featured in the spa area. At the Herolds Dead Sea - A Premium Collection by Leonardo Hotels, all rooms and public grounds boast panoramic views of the sea and pool. AC, cable TV, minibar and a tea/coffee maker are standard room equipment. The hotel also includes a quiet intimate lobby, elegant business lounge, dairy restaurant and a dining room with show cooking. Hotel's wellness facilities include sun beds, a fitness area and a variety of personal treatments. Tennis and basketball courts are available on site.