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Coral Beach Nature Reserve

#5 of 71 things to do in Eilat Features Animals
Coral Beach, Eilat, Israel
+972 8-632-6422
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With more than 100 types of stony coral and 650 species of fish, this coral reef is an excellent spot for underwater enthusiasts.
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  • Very good25%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Coral Beach, Eilat, Israel
+972 8-632-6422
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

It was amazing, the price is almost low for staying all day, you have lockers where you can put your bags and towels and you can also rent diving masks. Of course there are showers and toilets. The beach itself is more for walking, as...More

1  Thank Benur A
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great snorkeling, good facilities, reasonable prices, not too crowded. The kids loved it. Highly recommended.

Thank Brian R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Please! Keep it clean. A favorite of mine in every visit in Eilat. Absolute solitude A gem of a beach, clean, crystal clear water, absolutely majestic.

1  Thank Avshalom S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

You will not want to miss this place. The ocean is so blue, clear, and full of life. You can snorkel for HOURS! We saw turtle, octopus, several species of fish, live coral reefs, squid. An underwater oasis

Thank lauren h
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

great place to snorkel. the lighthouse beach, which is just one beach to the South and also part of the nature reserve is also great for that

Thank Eran B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

great reserve, great place for snorkeling (you can rent on the spot) many types of fish, not busy to much. just a great place.

Thank Y S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Easy to park, nice people to rent you snorkel equipment, and it could not be better marked to let you know where to swim. Awesome!

Thank sobeum77
Reviewed 20 June 2017

The coral beach nature reserve is beautiful. We enjoyed snorkeling in the area. There were times the it felt like you were swimming in a fish tank. All kinds of colorful fish swimming around your head. My only regret is I didn't have a Go...More

Thank Ann Marie D
Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

Although there is municipal parking outside the reserve we were told to park across the road as it was free there. One can hire snorkels and masks for a reasonable sum and we also bought some beach shoes. The reef is at the end of...More

Thank felicityjg1
Reviewed 14 June 2017

This entire coastal area has many places to slip on the fins and snorkel, this is one of them. Entry is easy and areas which are set aside for diving/swimming are clearly marked, as are the rules one needs to follow in the area. Parking...More

Thank Phil R
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2 June 2017|
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Response from crazycycler | Reviewed this property |
There is a limited area where you can snorkeling. I did not see any boats that would take you away from the shore for the purpose of snorkeling. If you are interested in diving that is a different story but snorkeling is... More
Daria D
6 December 2016|
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Response from 531michelle | Reviewed this property |
Not exactly sure on accommodation nearby, but the beach is easily accessible by bus from the hotels in Eilat itself.
13 November 2016|
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Response from Elliott S | Reviewed this property |
if i remember correctly it's one bus stop away. probably around 500 meters. Not far and definitely walkable for a normal healthy adult.