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Eilat and the Negev Sights

The Relaxation Pools at Dolphin Reef

  • Rte. 90 (Eilat–Taba Rd.) Map It
  • Eilat
  • Pool
  • Fodor's Choice

Updated 01/06/2015

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A planked walkway leads to a hideaway consisting of a warren of open spaces designed for pure relaxation. Blink and you might miss it—and trust us, you won't want to. This place offers a true one-of-a-kind experience. Three pools—a deep seawater pool, a soft rainwater pool, and a saltwater pool that'll have you floating Dead Sea–style—offer hours of rest and relaxation. Before you change and shower, help yourself to a glass of wine or the delicious selection of

cookies and dried fruits, or slice and squeeze your own fresh orange juice from a juicer set up on a rustic tree stump. Admission to the pools is strictly capped, ensuring a lack of overcrowding. During the day, the pools offer stunning views of the water through tented-plastic windows; at night, candles and heaters enhance the atmosphere. For an additonal fee, an instructor will float you around the pool in a 30-minute "relaxation technique," a series of undulating exercises that further enhance the experience. Once you're done floating, you can spend the rest of the day walking along the boardwalk to look at the dolphins or ordering drinks from the small bar in the front room. For the price of admission, you get to stay as long as you want.

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Rte. 90 (Eilat–Taba Rd.), Eilat, 88000, Israel

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Sight Details:

  • Weekdays NIS 165, weekends and holidays NIS 195
  • Daily 9 am–1 am

Updated 01/06/2015


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