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Planning a Family Vacation in Israel: Tips and Recommendations

Discover the perfect family vacation in Israel with Isrotel's luxury hotels. Enjoy unforgettable experiences and tailored activities for all ages.

Going to Israel for a family vacation? Get ready for an adventure of a lifetime! Israel is a playground of historical sites, beautiful beaches, and amazing cultural experiences. From the moment you step off the plane, your family will be swept up in a journey through ancient history, astounding innovation, and stunning natural landscapes.

Here’s what we suggest to make your family vacation in Israel truly memorable.

The Best Time to Visit

Timing is everything for the perfect family vacation in Israel. The sweet spots of spring (April to May) and fall (September to October) offer comfortable weather, fewer crowds, and a chance to experience Israeli and Jewish holidays. Summer (June to August) buzzes with energy and sunshine, is ideal for beach days but can be a little too hot for young ones. 

For those who prefer cooler weather and don't mind a bit of rain, the months from November to March could be a fabulous off-peak option​​.

Itinerary Suggestions

Whether you're planning an 8-day classic journey or extending your adventure to 12 days, your family vacation in Israel will be filled with meaningful experiences, from ancient historical sites to natural wonders and vibrant city life.

8-Day Classic Journey

An 8-day journey is perfect for families wanting to experience the essence of Israel. This itinerary begins with 3 days in Jerusalem

  • Explore the sacred sites like the Western Wall, the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, and the local markets
  • Next, spend 2 days at the Dead Sea, where you can float in its salty waters and hike in Masada National Park
  • Your adventure concludes with 3 days in Tel Aviv, enjoying its beautiful beaches, discovering the ancient port city of Jaffa, and exploring the local culinary scene​​.

The 12-Day Adventure

If you want more time to explore your family vacation in Israel, you can also try our suggested 12 days itinerary!

After your initial 8 days: 

  • Head to Tiberias for 2 days to enjoy the serene beauty of the Sea of Galilee and explore historic sites like the Church of the Annunciation in Nazareth. 
  • Next, spend 2 days in Haifa, enjoying the stunning Bahai Gardens, a UNESCO World Heritage site, and exploring the city. 

Other options for an extended trip include - 

  • Visiting Northern Israel’s Golan Heights
  • Visiting Southern Israel’s Ramon Crater
  • Going to Israel’s most southern city of Eilat

Tailoring Your Trip: Shorter Stays

Even if you have only four days or seven days to enjoy Israel, there's still plenty to do. A shorter trip can focus on the major highlights of Jerusalem and Tel Aviv, with day trips to the Dead Sea or the Galilee region. It’s best to work out what are your absolute must-see destinations and activities and then plan accordingly.


Isrotel's Best Family-Friendly Hotels

Isrotel offers a range of family-friendly hotels that promise to make your family vacation in Israel both comfortable and memorable.

Each hotel is designed with families in mind, offering facilities and family-friendly that cater to guests of all ages. Here's a look at some of the top family-friendly Isrotel hotels, where you can enjoy the perfect blend of relaxation, adventure, and quality time with your loved ones.

Royal Beach Tel Aviv

The Royal Beach Tel Aviv stands out for its stunning beachfront location, offering families the perfect base to explore the city and relax by the Mediterranean Sea. With spacious family rooms and a beautiful outdoor pool, it's an ideal choice for those looking to soak up the sun and city vibes.

Noga, Dead Sea

The Noga Hotel in the Dead Sea is a fantastic option for families looking to enjoy the unique wonders of the Dead Sea region. With family-friendly activities , spacious rooms, and easy access to the Dead Sea, the Noga promises a comfortable and relaxing stay for all ages.

Ramon Inn, Mitzpe Ramon

Situated in the heart of the Negev Desert, the Ramon Inn provides a unique family adventure. Close to the breathtaking Ramon Crater, families can enjoy outdoor activities like jeep tours, hiking, and star gazing. The hotel itself offers comfortable family rooms, an indoor pool, and a cozy atmosphere. 

Lagoona, Eilat

For a vacation where everything is taken care of, the Lagoona in Eilat is the perfect all-inclusive option. With a variety of dining options, a kids' club, and a large pool area, families can enjoy a stress-free holiday where parents and kids alike have everything they need to relax and have fun. 

Family-Friendly Attractions

Israel is packed with attractions that cater to all ages. Dive into the excitement of family-friendly theme parks, splash around in water parks, or get up close with animals in various parks and zoos. Don't miss the Biblical Zoo in Jerusalem or the interactive exhibits at the Haganah Museum in Tel Aviv, or any of the other exciting and educational museums in Israel​​.

Tel Aviv

Your Dream Israel Family Trip with Isrotel 

A family vacation in Israel is so much more than just a trip; it’s an adventure through history, culture, and natural beauty. With a bit of planning and these tips, your journey will be filled with exciting experiences, laughter, and memories to last a lifetime. 

So, pack your bags, and book your Israel family trip today, with Isrotel.