Marvel at the kaleidoscope of tropical fish and coral reef at the colourful Underwater Observatory Marine Park, 10 minutes' drive from Crowne Plaza Eilat. The dramatic coastlines of Israel, Jordan and Saudi Arabia can be seen from the observatory's roof.
Drive 25 minutes into the sandstone valley of Timna National Park. There are ancient copper mines to discover in the shadow of the red, volcanic Mount Timna and a giant, mushroom-shaped rock formation carved over thousands of years by wind and water.
Visit the latest animal recruits at the charming Hai-Bar Yotvata Biblical Wildlife Reserve, 9 minutes' drive away. You can see wolves, ostriches and Arabian oryxes galloping across the desert in this amazing reserve, set up to care for endangered animals.
Ice Park : the Eilat ice park is newly opened where all family members can have fun and a good time on the ice platform.
Don't Go Home Without
Don’t go home before you make a desert tour round the Eilat city, visit the underwater observatory, snorkel and swim in the Red Sea and watch the magnificent life in the water. Take a guided trip to Jerusalem and the Dead Sea and have a swim at the lowest point in the world. Visit Eilat and meet the people of Eilat and exchange culture.
Time your stay at Crowne Plaza Eilat for the last week of August when the Red Sea Jazz Festival takes place. The event continues to attract acclaimed national and international jazzists such as Rickie Lee Jones and the wonderful Nikki Yanofsky.