14 Best Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Israel - Updated 2024

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For some, the word “Israel” seems to evoke fear - the war-torn nation has had its fair share of rough times and misconceptions that seemed to have multiplied over the years. However, the beauty of Israel should not be forgotten underneath the rubble of its past; towering silhouettes of century-old churches and holy mosques that resonate in prayer against the setting sun are the first thoughts that come to mind for others. Bask in the beauty of this region, and witness the must-visit monasteries that will reel you in completely.

If you’re seeking accommodation choices, there are numerous hotels to stay in Israel, providing excellent options for a wonderful holiday. However, if you want to experience life like a local, check out the best Airbnb vacation rentals in Israel below.

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Popular picks in Israel

  • Tel Aviv, Israel: A vibrant 24/7 cultural hub on the Mediterranean.
  • Jerusalem: A historic city central to many religions, known for its rich history and cultural diversity.
  • Northern Israel: Encompassing Haifa, Akko, the Galilee, and the Golan, offering diverse Mediterranean experiences.
  • Dead Sea, South of Israel: Famous for the Dead Sea, Masada, the Negev Desert, and the Ramon Crater.
  • Eilat: Israel's Red Sea resort city, perfect for year-round vacations.
  • Petra and Jordan from Israel: Explore Petra, Wadi Rum, Aqaba, and Amman for a taste of Jordan's wonders.
  • Bethlehem and West Bank: Discover historic sites such as Bethlehem and Jericho.

To find out more about the places, check out the official Tourist Israel website for comprehensive details.

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) Superhost status, recent guest reviews, location, accommodation type, prices, availability of dates, decor, and amenities. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on May 19, 2024.

1. Charming cabin minutes from the Sea of Galilee in Amirim (from USD 100)

Nestled in the heart of the serene vegetarian village of Amirim, this charming Airbnb cabin promises a unique experience. Perched on a mountainside, it boasts stunning views of the Sea of Galilee and the lush valleys beyond. Just a minute’s walk from a local bakery and a short hike to the mountain peak, it’s an ideal spot for those seeking personal growth and tranquility.

Ideal for couples, this retreat is a sanctuary where luxury meets nature. It’s accessible via a picturesque stone-stair path and is just 25 minutes from the Sea of Galilee and 45 from the Mediterranean, easily reachable by public transport. Here, guests can enjoy day hikes, local music, or simply the peaceful sounds of nature.

The cabin, surrounded by a tranquil forest, boasts contemporary comforts such as WiFi, air conditioning, a kitchen with all essentials, plus a washer and dryer. You’ll also find the bonus of complimentary parking. Relaxation beckons on the patio or balcony overlooking peaceful gardens. Amirim’s unique vegetarian cuisine and quaint cafés await exploration. For a cool break, dive into the village pool, open in summer.

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Amirim, North District, Israel
118.15 km (73.5 mi) from Jaffa Flea Market
177 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire cabin 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
we loved the thoughtful touches the incense in the room the heater on when we arrived
really beautiful space enclosed by woods with an outdoor bath and shower
the outer bath and shower are heaven with hot and cold water
the kitchen is nicely stocked with all necessities
the cabin was very comfortable and had a nice rustic feel
very simple clean and pleasant decor
the place is absolutely amazing clean peaceful as private as anyone can imagine
the host was always available to help with anything
hospitality and communication with the host was very pleasant and attentive
everything was as expected and the hosts were warm hearted beautiful people
great place great house grate owner great intim garden
great place and michal/tal were great hosts
wonderful place so tastefully done and beautifully location
such a gorgeous location and really feels remote
great place to get away from it all
perfect place to spend time in the north
beautiful cabin great location with views of the woods and walking distance from hiking trails and a great cafe
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2. Top-floor apartment perfect for love-struck pairs in Hadera (from USD 81)

Discover a fusion of ease and coziness in this freshly updated top-floor apartment, perfect for love-struck pairs or petite family groups. A brief five-minute jaunt will place you amidst the lively central thoroughfare. Here, the pulse of the locale beats, with smooth connections to bus routes whisking you wherever you wish, including the sea. For leisure, immerse yourself in a variety of dining experiences and coffee houses, all within a few minutes’ walk. Ofer Lev Hadera Mall, one of the best shopping malls, is right here, presenting an array of cafes, restaurants, and shops for your enjoyment. If you prefer driving, the beach is a quick 10-minute drive away, promising sun, sand, and sea at your convenience.

Back home, gaze out at the stunning mountain panoramas from your large, peaceful balcony, an oasis for unwinding. Equipped with a contemporary, efficient air conditioning unit, this penthouse also provides a specialized area for work complete with reliable WiFi, catering to both your professional and entertainment desires.

Please note, that to maintain harmony with the neighbors, the hosts prioritize a peaceful environment. Parties and loud noises are discouraged in this shared building.

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Hadera, Haifa District, Israel
45.89 km (28.6 mi) from Jaffa Flea Market
224 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 2 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
nice apt good air conditioning
the rooftop balcony is very spacious and relaxing and overall the property has a cozy relaxing ambience
small and lovely apartment with a large penthouse deck
greatly recommended for those who want to rent an apartment in hadera
beautiful apartment with lot of space
beautiful and extremely clean place
beautiful and clean apartment
it's not spotless but it's very clean nice and welcoming
everything was very clean and comfortable we had a great stay
very cozy clean and comfortable
the host was super helpful
sarah was very kind and attentive
sarah was very responsive and kind
the host was very responsive kind and communicative
host was very helpful and friendly
the location is great close to the center of the city but in a quiet street
we location is great in downtown hadera near malls and markets
great location easily walkable to shops parks restaurants and bus stops
overall an excellent choice nice location making day trips easy
hadera is a great place and this is a great location
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3. Olive Trees Cabin in Klil (from USD 135)

Dreamy does not even begin to describe this ethereal home tucked in the middle of an olive grove and close to a national park. Nestled within a picturesque organic olive grove valley that stretches towards the sea, this charming house offers easy access to Yehi'am Fortress National Park and is a quick drive from Nahal Kziv and the beautiful northern beaches. You can stroll to the organic garden and the cozy settlement’s cafe for a delightful meal or even have delicious dishes delivered right to your cabin.

Aptly named Olive Trees Cabin, this studio home in the village of Klil can comfortably accommodate five people, making it an ideal place to stay for families. The doorway features a tall glass door and windows that open to a seating area facing the orchard, giving guests a million-dollar view of their time here. The living space has a full kitchen, a stylish bathroom, and a fireplace for chilly nights! Other amenities you’ll get when you stay here are WiFi access and free parking.

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Klil, No, Israel
111.03 km (69.0 mi) from Jaffa Flea Market
408 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire cabin 1 Bed 5 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 5

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
a perfect place amazing view beautiful home very cozy and pleasent
we brought our 2 months old baby and it was very comfortable with the crib that yshai provided
big windows comfortable beds everything you need for bathroom or kitchen was easy to find
beautiful place and very clean
the space is clean has nice beddings towels and everything you need
the space is well arranged and spotless clean
the place was clean and they made beds for the kids
this place is great we found it very clean and fresh
the host we so helpful and responsive
yshai is a great host and really tries to help
yshai is very helpful and answers very fast for every inquiry
yshai was available and responsive at any time and was happy to help
communication with our host was super easy and friendly unfortunately we didn't meet each other
great place and good location
the location is great and beautiful
the house has the best location in nature
super stylish great location the perfect place for a getaway
great location great place and very good host
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4. Quaint hideaway best for couples in Mitzpe Ramon (from USD 163)

Tucked away from the prying eyes of civilization, this quaint home in the middle of the desert makes for a perfect getaway with your significant other.

The well-ventilated living room features cozy seating with traditional mattresses that can be unfolded into a double bed for extra guests. Pay an extra 13 USD for a fresh stock of groceries and you can enjoy a homemade meal in the backyard. WiFi access is also available. Decked out in tribal-printed furnishing, the queen-sized bed is accompanied with a nightlight if you need to navigate around the house when it gets dark. Relive your childhood nostalgia by telling spooky stories over a crackling campfire!

If you’re bringing a car, you’ll also love to know there’s parking on the premises. And for those arriving by public transit, the best way to reach the tranquil “New Neighborhood” of Mitzpe Ramon, nestled on the desert’s edge, is by taking the train to Beer-Sheva and then catching bus number 65 (preferred) or 64/60 (slower) from Metropoline.

More information from the host, Avital:

  • The wood artwork in the house has been made by the host, and can be purchased if you wish! For more details, simply reach out to Avital.
  • For a taste of local culture and food, head to Spice Route Quarter, which is a three-minute walk away. Here, you'll find galleries, vintage boutique shops, artisan shops, pubs, restaurants, and a bakery.
  • Mitzpe Ramon is a center for desert hiking, jeep tours, stargazing, and other activities, so make sure to thoroughly explore the region. Be sure to visit Ramon Crater, a beautiful geological attraction.
Stayed at this property?
Mitzpe Ramon, South District, Israel
159.63 km (99.2 mi) from Jaffa Flea Market
389 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 6 Beds 6 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the living room was well heated by a fireplace which was terrific
the place is fully equipped and very comfortable
sofa is very comfortable
thanks for making our stay so comfortable and for keeping on top of our messages
the kitchen is fully equipped with utensils/plates/spices the bathroom/shower worked well and the overall vibe is charming
the house is very clean and comfort and suited us well (3 couples)
the apartment is charming comfortable clean spacious and full of little personal touches
the house is exactly as described and was really clean
it was very clean and it had literally everything we needed (kitchen bathroom linens etc
kitchen was stocked with basic amenities the place was immaculately clean private and comfortable
avital was a very nice host
the host was very kind and friendly
avital was a great host for us
avital was a really great host
avital is an amazing host
a great place near mitzpe ramon
perfect location for a stopover in mitzpe ramon
location was good and there were some nice restaurants near by
the location is also beautiful and very peaceful right by the desert and a walking distance from everything
this place on the border of the desert is the best place for a relaxing break from life
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5. Light-filled flat with skyline views in Tel Aviv (from USD 198)

If you’re a nature lover, then this option is perfect for you! Discover this cozy flat just a six-minute stroll from the vibrant Carmelit parking, where daily rates are only 55 ILS (14.83 USD). This prime location is a three-minute walk from multiple locations, including the beach and a scenic boardwalk connecting you to both Old Jaffa and the Old Port of Tel Aviv. It also offers the convenience of being just a stone’s throw from the bustling Carmel Market. Thanks to a plethora of nearby cafés, restaurants, and bars, along with excellent public transportation options, you’ll experience the best of Tel Aviv right at your doorstep.

On lazy afternoons, lounge on the long sofa while snacking on some fresh fruits. Choose from one out of three of the bedrooms available—single bedrooms and a double bed for snuggles! Free WiFi is also available on this property.

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Tel Aviv-Yafo, Israel
2.25 km (1.4 mi) from Jaffa Flea Market
513 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 3 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the wifi worked perfectly
a double room with ceiling fan
the apartment is charming and has a nice view from the windows
the view from the apartment is very nice was well equipped
stylish apartment with a nice view and secured entry
her place is clean and comfortable
the apartment was clean and well equipped
the place is super clean and comfortable
apartment is beautiful and clean
yasmin’s place was very interesting absolutely spotless in terms of cleanliness and very comfortable
yasmin was a great host really kind & helpful
yasmin is an excellent host
yasmin was such a great host
yasmin was very helpful and answered questions very quickly
yasmin is a friendly patient and knowledgeable host
location perfectly located in tel aviv
great location and good apartment
great location 10 mins walk to the beach close to shops and restaurants
is located is a good place
great location near the sea restaurants and interesting streets
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6. Modern mini loft in Jaffa (from USD 119)

Located 5 minutes away from Jaffa Port, this mini loft is a tasteful blend of modern architecture while still retaining a rustic touch.

The spacious interior makes it the perfect cottage for 2. The fridge is stocked up with frozen food and a few drinks that can be purchased, so you can spend a relaxing evening indoors with a simple home-cooked meal. There’s also free WiFi, so you can enjoy watching a movie or show.

Located upstairs is your retreat for the night. Jump into the arms of your new double bed after a long day of traveling, complete with the soft glow of the midnight moon shining down on you. Give yourself some alone time on the outdoor balcony with a light read or, if the weather is good, you can indulge in a short afternoon siesta under the warm rays of the sun. Free parking is also available here.

Discover Tel Aviv’s vibrant energy with the convenient Tel-o-fun city bikes located just below your apartment in charming Jaffa. Cruise around the city, soak up the warm climate, and explore the historic old town and bustling port. Enjoy the perfect blend of city vibes and a local village atmosphere.

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Tel Aviv-Yafo, Tel Aviv District, Israel
685 meters (0.5 ft) from Jaffa Flea Market
252 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire loft 2 Beds 3 Guests 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
a lovely kitchen air conditioning and wife make for great convenience
we really liked the style comfortable bed and air-con
the beds are comfy and the air conditioner helps breathe on hot days
i found the bed/mattress to my liking
good vibes in the neighbourhood minimarket right under the apt for wine and late night snacks :-)
cleanliness could be better
the apartment was clean and looked like as it's pictured
the place was roomy and clean and we enjoyed our stay
however everything was clean and fresh and that's the main thing
noa is a great host
noa was a very nice host and answered all our questions very quickly
noa and her partner are great hosts
great host and great stylish space
thank you noa you have been an amazing host
awesome location and great apartment
studio has great location
price is overrated for location and comfort
well located apartment very close to the flea market and public transportation with lovely sunny terrasse
noa's place was located only a short walk from great food shopping and old city jaffa
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7. Fauzi Azar Inn in Nazareth (from 22 USD (for single bed in shared room))

Lodge at this 200-year-old Arabian mansion, home to sixteen rooms with accommodation for more than fifty guests. Complete with a healthy and free breakfast, have a great stay with your buddies or your extended family. The colorful dishes and fragrant flatbreads are hits with both the young and old. With a wide selection of luxury suites and economic rooms, this hostel-like Airbnb has both dormitory and private rooms: the smallest room can accommodate solo travelers, while the biggest shared room has bunk beds for a crowd of 16.

Fauzi Azar Inn

Address: Nazareth (see map)

Price: from 22 USD (for single bed in shared room)

Number of Guests: 16+

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8. Cozy apartment on Mt. Carmel, Haifa (from 54 USD)

Immerse yourself in the quiet neighborhood of Denia, Haifa. Greeted by the sights of green plains that stretch for miles, take this time to truly reconnect with your loved ones away from the bustling city. The homey living room is adorned with vibrant decorations; the knitted tablecloth and painted canvas art hanging on the walls inject a pop of color into the otherwise simple interior. Choose from two bedrooms, one with a single bed that acts as a day sofa, and one with a double bed with tons of cushions for you to jump onto. No matter which room you choose, the comfortable views of lush greenery will always surround you. Keep a look out for the cheeky house cat that pops by from time to time! If you’re hungry, the kitchen is equipped with basic facillities for you to whip up a quick meal.

Cozy Apartment

Address: Mt. Carmel, Haifa (see map)

Price: from 54 USD

Number of Guests: 3

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9. Artistic flat in Tel Aviv (from 72 USD)

If you find yourself in a slump, take a trip down to this flat in Tel Aviv. The quirky wall art that graces the walls seems to tickle at your imagination, and you can even look through the host’s personal collection of books for a spark of inspiration. When the weather is looking good, head out to the lounge area for a whiff of fresh air. If you’re tired after a long day of exploring, head up to the upstairs loft and sink into the cushy double bed with the air-conditioning on full-blast; you’ll be asleep in no time! For extra guests, the sofa in the living room makes for a decent single bed to rest up on.

Artistic Flat

Address: Tel Aviv (see map)

Price: from 72 USD

Number of Guests: 3

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10. Sunny studio in Lev Halr (from 89 USD)

Well-lit with an abundance of natural lighting, this newly renovated studio is located in a historic building that is around 100 years old. The modest double bed is covered with tons of cushions, so be sure to jump right in after unpacking your luggage! Stock the kitchen with simple ingredients and easy-to-follow cookbooks, so you can try your hand at cooking up a local dish. Enjoy your meal for two at the cozy cafe table, or head out to the balcony for a stunning view.

Sunny Studio

Address: Lev Halr (see map)

Price: from 89 USD

Number of Guests: 2

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11. Bohemian penthouse in Tel Aviv (from 288 USD)

This penthouse is the epitome of boho beach vibes; the entire apartment is furnished with wooden furniture that is reminiscent of the beautiful beach scenery. Accommodating up to 9 people, feel free to bring your extended family along on your next trip. There are two living rooms; that’s enough space for everyone! Choose from the two bedrooms available; the floral room exudes a feminine elegance, while the minimalist room is easy on the eyes. For young ones, put them to bed in the sofa beds around the house. There’s even a foldable crib that you can use for little tots.

Bohemian Penthouse

Address: Tel Aviv (see map)

Price: from 288 USD

Number of Guests: 9

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12. Well-furnished duplex with city views in Tel Aviv (from 128 USD)

Rest your aching legs on the swing after a day at the beach. Enjoy this duplex, where the views of the city surround you and provide stunning panoramic views. Housing up to a total of 5 people, the spacious interior is furnished with simple monotone colors that are easy on the eyes. Spend a relaxing night in with a good old movie marathon on the 50-inch (127-cm) HD television. Choose from the vividly colored bedroom with quirky lined sheets, or the fall-themed bedroom with its dusty brown hues. Both rooms have double beds, so you can huddle up if it gets cold.

City-view Duplex

Address: Tel Aviv (see map)

Price: from 128 USD

Number of Guests: 4

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13. Desert-view home with a Bedouin tent in Arad

Take your loved ones on a unique experience out in the desert and stay in this two-bedroom guesthouse with a cozy Bedouin tent. Accommodating up to eight people, this affordable place to stay is located in Arad and is 25 minutes from Masada National Park. Renting the apartment comes with access to the beautiful Bedouin tent outside where you’ll get to enjoy the seating area with a fireplace. Featured inside the home are the fully equipped kitchen, a laundry area, and bedrooms separated by a curtain.

Parking and WiFi access are provided here as well.

Stayed at this property?
Arad, South District, Israel
97.6 km (60.7 mi) from Jaffa Flea Market
208 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire guesthouse 3 Beds 9 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 9

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the place with an amazing view on a desert breathtaking sunrise and cozy apartment with everything we needed
simple and functional room with a great view on the desert
great apartment awesome view in the desert
out of the apartment there is a large window with a great view into the desert
lea's place is a simple studio apartment in a house with a breathtaking view of the desert
everything was very clean and neat
it was very clean and confortable
very clean spacious nothing was left out
super clean felt really comfortable there
the bathroom was very clean and equipped with a washing machine
wonderful hosts the hospitality gift is amazing
david and lea are such great hosts
bonus - wonderful hospitality/hosts
david and lea were great hosts that were very quick to respond to any of our questions
david and lea are outstanding hosts
it's in a lovely quiet neighborhood perfectly tucked away
the location in arad is perched nicely on a hill with a magnificent and almost unobstructed desert view
what a great place to take a break from city life we will be coming back very soon
the best thing about this place is the location
ive never seen a place like that also location is great
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14. B&W apartment in Neve Tzedek

Located in a neighborhood bursting with creative energy, this apartment in Neve Tzedek is made for the modern minimalist. Featuring a work-friendly environment, the chic furniture combines both functionality and design, creating a sleek look around the house. If you feel that it gets too stuffy after a while, head up to the balcony for a whiff of fresh air. Sink into your newly changed sheets at the end of a long day; the queen-sized bed makes for a good fort to hog all to yourself if you’re traveling solo, but also a good cuddle corner for you and your partner. Extra guests can sleep in the sofa bed.

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Tel Aviv, Israel
926 meters (0.6 ft) from Jaffa Flea Market
199 reviews  
Entire apartment 2 Beds 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the air conditioning is excellent which is important in tel aviv summers
beautiful roof deck lovely library full of books and a cozy living room
we enjoyed the rooftop patio shower kitchen beds & having a real washer & dryer
my week long stay at naama's apartment was lovely
the apartment was very well appointed with a great kitchen and an world class library
on top everything clean and well equipped
the apartment is very clean and spacious
the apartment was overall clean but it could use a deeper clean like inside the closets
bright and spacious apartment clean and very special
what a great apartment spacious clean and trendy
marvellous atmosphere and very nice and helpful host
the host was easy and friendly to communicate with
naomi is a wonderful host
our host naomi was friendly helpful and so accommodating
great stay apartment was very comfortable and the host was very attentive
i found the location to be perfectly centrally located
beautiful apartment in a great location
great apt great location
we love the apartment the location was very close to almost all the attractions
location was just ideal for exploring multiple neighbourhoods of neve tzedek florentine and jaffa
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Beauty is everywhere

The beauty of Israel lies in the everyday activity; even though you may not be able to speak the local languages, the locals are always up for a friendly conversation. You may be surprised at how genuine a conversation can be even without having a common tongue. There are also many amazing places to visit in Israel. This includes a vast array of historical places.

Book the best vacation rentals in Israel to experience the region like a local; talk to your host and find out more about his or her story, and you may find yourself with a new friend after returning.

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