You will find accommodation for all tastes and budgets in Haifa. Do not stress yourself over the perfect beachside location as Haifa has excellent public transport to get you around the city and to the beaches. You can cool down at the top of Mt Carmel, get your thrills in the hustle and bustle of downtown and the ports, or stay in the highly popular German colony. Be aware that Haifa welcomes many Baha'i pilgrims so it is best to reserve ahead, especially in July and August.
Haifa is the major Northern city of Israel and third largest city in Israel. Traditionally known as the city of work, for its bustling ports, and many hi-tech industries it is also a great place to play. Haifa is well-known for the shrine of the Bab, the prophetic fore-runner of the Bahai faith. Visiting the shrine is a must-see attraction whilst in Haifa. Be over-awed by this magnificent shrine - enhanced by 19 terraced gardens that stretch from the base to the summit of Mount Carmel. Considered to be a "gift to humanity." The closest international airport to Haifa is Ben Gurion International Airport in Tel Aviv. You can get a connection from Ben Gurion to Haifa Airport, however many travellers claim that the land-based alternatives are superior. It is less than 2 hours travel time from Tel Aviv to Haifa and buses, shuttles, taxis and trains all operate on this route. To experience fine dining and living history, make sure you also visit the Carmel Centre and the German Colony whilst in Haifa Haifa has wonderful beaches and a magnificent beach promenade. Surf Club Haifa is located in the best place to surf in Haifa - close to restaurants and cafes, with plenty of public transport choices, and ample parking.
Celebrate Haifa’s large student population as you find abundant well-priced food options on the streets of Haifa. Visit theWadi Nisnas and Hadar to discover great student eateries - including a plethora of great falafel joints and shawarma shops. Be an epicure for a night and visit the German Colony or the Carmel Centre for upmarket restaurants. Experience excellent food from the Middle East and Europe, or try out the divine fusion cuisine available. For a cheap food option other than falafel or shawarma – try a Bureka. A Turkish pastry which usually comes filled with a combination of cheese, potatoes, spinach and feta – occasionally meat.
High-quality water-sport tuition, in surfing and stand-up-paddleboarding (SUP). Fantastic friendly staff. Excellent equipment. Personal or group tuition. Climbing Wall. Carting. Sports fields.