Mediterranean vacations are almost synonymous with European getaways, well the Med is bigger than that, reaching the African shores as well as Middle-Eastern shores. One Mediterranean getaway that you need to add to your wanderlust is a visit to Israel’s Tel Aviv. Plenty of things to do in Tel Aviv in addition to 300 days of sunshine, long stretch of beautiful sandy beaches, great nightlife, cuisine, art, and culture, you just cannot go wrong.
Tel Aviv was founded in 1909 as a suburb north of the ancient city of Jaffa, believed to be the oldest port in the world. So whether you are in the mood for a beach-bumming vacation for some rest and relaxation or soaking up on culture, there is something for everyone. With hotels in Tel Aviv catering to all budgets.
If you need further convincing of why your next Mediterranean vacation needs to to be in this Middle-Eastern gem, how about 10 whole reasons why you need to book flights Tel Aviv now! For inspiration on planning an itinerary for Israel, check out Mona’s post taking you through Haifa, Jerusalem, and the Dead Sea.
- The Best Beaches In Tel Aviv
- The Best Places For Views In Jerusalem
- The Best Museums To Visit In Tel Aviv
10 Reasons You Need To Visit Tel Aviv Now
1. Surfs Up – Beaches!
2. The History – Two Sided Tours
3. The Food
4. Retail Therapy
5. Art and Culture
8. The People
I liken Israeli people to Africans in that you will find all shades and hues in this small country, which a lot people dont expect of Africa. Israel is a mix of people with Yemeni, Moroccan, Ethiopian, Egyptian, Ukrainian, Russian, Argentine heritage and then some, making up a beautiful mix of warm and welcoming people.
9. Gay and Lesbian-Friendly
10. Where to stay in Tel Aviv
- Things To See And Do In Jerusalem
- Tips For Visiting The Dead Sea In Israel
- Exploring The Unmissable Jaffa Old Port
- Why You Need To Visit Haifa’s Bahai Gardens
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