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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.
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good25%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Coral Beach, Eilat, Israel
+972 8-632-6422
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Reviewed 6 June 2016

Although still worth visiting (as the most northern coral near to Europe) it is becoming obvious that the coral is disappearing, together with larger species of sealife. There are still the unexpected sightings, we missed the whaleshark last week, but did see a very large...More

Thank Stephen F
Reviewed 1 June 2016

You can rent mask and snorkel and dive seeing amazing colorful fish of all kinds! Also enjoy the beach with tropical fish swimming with you Expensive admission fee.

Thank YoavWorldWide
Reviewed 31 May 2016

Great little beach, very nice corals and fish, go there in the morning when there is the most light, it will be most beautiful. The restaurant on the left of coral beach serves great lunches in the shade, very friendly staff.

Thank Nathalie B
Reviewed 31 May 2016

This beach is a best to observe the Red sea wild life like fishes and big corals. For regular guests need only glasses and snorkel. You can rent this equipment in beach resaurant. Put attention on signs where enter to sea is forbidden. This a...More

Thank Yudgin
Reviewed 26 May 2016

Excellent relaxing place for snorkeling. Lot of colorfull fish and many species of corals. Sun is very strond all the year, protection clothnes shuld be wear

Thank snejka
Reviewed 19 May 2016

This is a coral reef nature reserve with plenty of beautiful fishes and other species. There are wooden bridges that take you over the reef itself to the clear water, where you can swim with a snorkel between the bridges and observe water life near...More

Thank Anton K
Reviewed 18 May 2016

My first snorkeling experience. And it is now my favorite water activity! Plenty of colorful fish, clean water and a small beach where my baby daughter spent a lot of time throwing stones into the water, swimming and observing the fish. No place to eat...More

Thank anna_iatskiv
Reviewed 18 May 2016

Amazing snorkling and nice diving if you happen to be in Israel. Good alternative if you feel that Egypt is too risky nowadays.

Thank Bernhard K
Reviewed 16 May 2016

Less crowded than the other beaches, the area is clean, well kept and the public is kept away from the areas near to the beach where the coral could be damaged. Beautiful diving, clean water and huge number of species.Facilities are well looked after, shop...More

Thank Yo S
Reviewed 15 May 2016

Words can't explain the beauty of it. When you get there is looks like another regular beach, one of many other, but the minute you get into the water..... wowww, amazing. So many kinds of see shells, fishes, crabs, seaweeds and so many other creatures...More

Thank Meir O
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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.