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Coral Beach Nature Reserve

#5 of 72 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 3 days ago

The Nature Reserve in Eilat has the northernmost natural Coral reef in the world, amazing underwater creatures only meters from the beach. Worth the entry fee, but take care not to trespass beyond the limits as to do so potentially damages this jewel in the...More

Thank Franz E
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

There were 2 main docks to use. Plenty of beautiful fish. The reef itself is ok. Not very colorful. The water was a bit rough and would have preferred they make life vests mandatory rather than a pay option. Lots of young kids freely entering...More

Thank Casual123
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very nice beach in the form of a nature park. One can rent snorkel equipment and enjoy the fishes at the coral reef. Even without any diving experience one can see beautiful corals and many different fishes snorkeling up and down the beach. The sad...More

Thank 814RH
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Clean beach. Not particularly crowded also on week ends. Clean showers and bathrooms. Amazing reef. Lot to see also "just" snorkeling. Useful natural pool for children. Tip: there is a well furnished supermarket in front of beach. Use it in case of emergency. They also...More

Thank Dan_Alpern
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took our kids (7 and 8) and we paid for snorkeling equipment, they only had goggles and a snorkel, no fins for legs. It was pricey and we ended up swimming with a whole lot of other people on the same 1/5 square mile......More

Thank Danamom123
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have visited Coral Beach Reserve on a number of occasions and it never disappoints. If you are looking for incredible snorkelling in the Red Sea, it provides excellent 'trails' to explore and such a great variety of fish. Even though we are accredited scuba...More

Thank DA L
Reviewed 4 weeks 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

2  Thank Benur A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

Thank Brian R
Reviewed 12 July 2017 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 9 July 2017 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
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2 June 2017|
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Response from Thomas S | Reviewed this property |
I was there in March and the water temperature was very pleasant. Snorkeling is OK. But it's nothing compared to places like Hawaii or Palau.
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.