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 it’s 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.
Stay in the midst of natural beauty all around you with 10 of these Airbnb vacation rentals here in Israel.
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 homely 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.
Address: Mt. Carmel, Haifa (see map)
Price: from 54 USD
Number of Guests: 3
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.
Address: Tel Aviv (see map)
Price: from 72 USD
Number of Guests: 3
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+
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. 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!
הבית של אביטל - Avital's desert houseMitzpe Ramon, South District, Israel
Top guest reviewsthe living room was well heated by a fireplace which was terrificthe place is fully equipped and very comfortablesofa is very comfortablethanks for making our stay so comfortable and for keeping on top of our messagesthe kitchen is fully equipped with utensils/plates/spices the bathroom/shower worked well and the overall vibe is charmingthe house is very clean and comfort and suited us well (3 couples)the apartment is charming comfortable clean spacious and full of little personal touchesthe house is exactly as described and was really cleanit was very clean and it had literally everything we needed (kitchen bathroom linens etckitchen was stocked with basic amenities the place was immaculately clean private and comfortable
Host:avital was a very nice hostthe host was very kind and friendlyavital was a great host for usavital was a really great hostavital is an amazing hostRead more reviewsa great place near mitzpe ramonperfect location for a stopover in mitzpe ramonlocation was good and there were some nice restaurants near bythe location is also beautiful and very peaceful right by the desert and a walking distance from everythingthis place on the border of the desert is the best place for a relaxing break from life
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. 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.
Artist RoofTop mini loftTel Aviv-Yafo, Tel Aviv District, Israel
Top guest reviewsa lovely kitchen air conditioning and wife make for great conveniencewe really liked the style comfortable bed and air-conthe beds are comfy and the air conditioner helps breathe on hot daysi found the bed/mattress to my likinggood vibes in the neighbourhood minimarket right under the apt for wine and late night snacks :-)cleanliness could be betterthe apartment was clean and looked like as it's picturedthe place was roomy and clean and we enjoyed our stayhowever everything was clean and fresh and that's the main thing
Host:noa is a great hostnoa was a very nice host and answered all our questions very quicklynoa and her partner are great hostsgreat host and great stylish spacethank you noa you have been an amazing hostRead more reviewsawesome location and great apartmentstudio has great locationprice is overrated for location and comfortwell located apartment very close to the flea market and public transportation with lovely sunny terrassenoa's place was located only a short walk from great food shopping and old city jaffa
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.
Address: Tel Aviv (see map)
Price: from 128 USD
Number of Guests: 4
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.
Address: Tel Aviv (see map)
Price: from 288 USD
Number of Guests: 9
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.
Address: Lev Halr (see map)
Price: from 89 USD
Number of Guests: 2
If you’re a nature lover, then this rustic flat is perfect for you! Filled with adorable little planters, wake up to sights of a flourishing house in the comforts of your home. 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 bed rooms and a double bed for snuggles!
Charming flat in the heart of Tel-avivTel Aviv-Yafo, Israel
Top guest reviewsthe wifi worked perfectlya double room with ceiling fanthe apartment is charming and has a nice view from the windowsthe view from the apartment is very nice was well equippedstylish apartment with a nice view and secured entryher place is clean and comfortablethe apartment was clean and well equippedthe place is super clean and comfortableapartment is beautiful and cleanyasmin’s place was very interesting absolutely spotless in terms of cleanliness and very comfortable
Host:yasmin was a great host really kind & helpfulyasmin is an excellent hostyasmin was such a great hostyasmin was very helpful and answered questions very quicklyyasmin is a friendly patient and knowledgeable hostRead more reviewslocation perfectly located in tel avivgreat location and good apartmentgreat location 10 mins walk to the beach close to shops and restaurantsis located is a good placegreat location near the sea restaurants and interesting streets
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.
Industrial Chic Condo with Rooftop TerraceTel Aviv, Israel
Top guest reviewsthe air conditioning is excellent which is important in tel aviv summersbeautiful roof deck lovely library full of books and a cozy living roomwe enjoyed the rooftop patio shower kitchen beds & having a real washer & dryermy week long stay at naama's apartment was lovelythe apartment was very well appointed with a great kitchen and an world class libraryon top everything clean and well equippedthe apartment is very clean and spaciousthe apartment was overall clean but it could use a deeper clean like inside the closetsbright and spacious apartment clean and very specialwhat a great apartment spacious clean and trendy
Host:marvellous atmosphere and very nice and helpful hostthe host was easy and friendly to communicate withnaomi is a wonderful hostour host naomi was friendly helpful and so accommodatinggreat stay apartment was very comfortable and the host was very attentiveRead more reviewsi found the location to be perfectly centrally locatedbeautiful apartment in a great locationgreat apt great locationwe love the apartment the location was very close to almost all the attractionslocation was just ideal for exploring multiple neighbourhoods of neve tzedek florentine and jaffa
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. Book your favorite Israel Airbnb vacation rental 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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