With over 300 days a year of glorious sun no wonder Eilat is so popular among tourists from all over the world. Situated at the crossroad of : Israel , Egypt and Jordan Eilat is the Hotspot for backpackers who wish to explore the Red Sea and the israeli desert. Eilat is small and fun. You can take a one day tour to Petra and get to your hotel in the evening. Water sports are very popular and there are several diving clubs and diving schools where you can hire diving gear.
A large number of Hotels and Hostels provide accommodations for 3 million tourists a year. You can find many types of Hotels : ll inclusive Hotels , 5 star hotels , 4 star hotels and many budget hotels. There are also great affordable Hostels in the center of the city a short walk from the beach.