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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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“red sea” (40 reviews)
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Coral Beach, Eilat, Israel
+972 8-632-6422
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Reviewed 24 June 2016

If you like uncrowded beaches and snorkelling along coral reefs, you'll enjoy Coral Beach Nature Reserve. For about $12 CDN or $8 US, (35 NIS) you can spend the day at a clean beach with shaded huts and two piers from which to plunge into...More

2  Thank Elaine S
Reviewed 22 June 2016 via mobile

Love this beach! The good: *Very clean. *Great coral reef at shallow water. *Have small shop inside for drinks etc'... *Water are clear as sky. *Can rent snorkel and all at the shop. The bad: *Entrance fee 35 shekel for adult, not sure about children...More

Thank Nir S
Reviewed 19 June 2016 via mobile

Went in the afternoon (around 4pm). And resly enjoyed. On saterday in it was fairly empty at this time. The rent was great with good equipment. They close at 6 so it is a bit costy for 2 hours but we had fun and great...More

Thank Shaikidon
Reviewed 17 June 2016

There are far better snorkeling experiences to be had than what you can get here. That said, it's still a fun place to snorkel so long as your expectations aren't high regarding the range of sea life you'll encounter.

1  Thank JulBail
Reviewed 17 June 2016 via mobile

Wishing more of the coast becomes well protected, and undisturbed like this. As one visits, snorkels or scuba dives this coast, one can appreciate the differences in the delicate and damaged public shores, and this preserved area's treasures. The protected delicate shore corals, where we...More

Thank Tom P
Reviewed 15 June 2016

Beautiful corals and colorful fish, nice very grainy sand beach with wooden gazebo lounge areas. 35 NIS gets you a full day of beautiful Red Sea. Bring a picnic basket and enjoy.

Thank Waterlaw
Reviewed 12 June 2016 via mobile

Visited here today and had a wonderful time. Travelled by bus (bus number 15 from the main bus station and goes past the big mul hayam shopping centre) and bus number 16 on the way back (around 5 nis each way). Cons We paid our...More

1  Thank oliviacharig
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 31 May 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
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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.