By Jessica Beck
Tel Aviv
Israel
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Escape to one of National Geographic’s ranked “Top 10 Best Beach Cities in the World”. Located right on the Mediterranean coast, Tel Aviv offers the perfect climate and environment to unwind and bathe your troubles away in the warm Mediterranean sun.

EscapeWizard.com invites you to pack up and come explore this exciting city. Tel Aviv is served by the major airport, Ben Gurion International Airport (TLV), located about 15 kilometers (approximately 9 miles) away from the heart of the city. From there, you can catch an inexpensive train ride into Tel Aviv or if you do not want to deal with handling your luggage on the train, hail one of the many taxis waiting to take you into the city. EscapeWizard.com wants to assist you in your travel planning by making your flight search easy.  Simply click on the following link (www.escapewizard.com/flight.php) and let us work our magic! After we have found your perfect flight options, allow EscapeWizard.com to search for convenient and affordable hotel options to fit your itinerary and budget. Click on the following link to be directed to our hotel search page (www.escapewizard.com/hotels.php?flag=htl). Let EscapeWizard.com help you plan your getaway to Tel Aviv today!

Once you are ready to start your adventure, EscapeWizard.com sugggests starting at the place that first put Tel Aviv on the map—the port of Old Jaffa. The port is said to be the place where the Jonah boarded a ship before getting famously swallowed by a gigantic whale. Also, it is argued to be one of the world’s oldest ports. An EscapeWizard.com favorite is a visit to the Azriely Lookout, located in Central Tel Aviv. From 200 meters high, you will experience the best way to view the beautiful sprawling city below. EscapeWizard.com recommends heading to the largest public square in Israel, Rabin Square. Here, you can sit back and people watch while tasting the local flavors and cuisine the area has to offer.

Ready to hit the beach and soak up the sun? Tel Aviv offers a variety of beaches; from posh beaches to religious beaches, there is something for everyone. For your first beach day trip, EscapeWizard.com recommends checking out Gordon Beach or Frishman Beach. These two beaches are clean and conveniently located close by to most of the major hotels. Tend to get hungry sun bathing? Many delicious restaurants are located close by serving a variety of cuisines that will surely satiate your hunger pains. If you love to surf, head over to Hilton Beach and catch some waves. Hilton Beach also has two other sections, a dog beach and a gay beach. The atmosphere is fun and relaxed. Even if you don’t know how to surf, it is still enjoyable to watch the surfers ride into shore or watch the not-so-lucky wipeout.

As for nightlife,Tel Aviv definitely lives up to its affectionately coined nickname, “The City That Never Stops”. Filled to the brim with pubs, bars, and nightclubs you will be able to find anything your heart desires. EscapeWizard.com suggests heading out to the seaport area for an exciting experience unique only to Tel Aviv. Having been deemed the “Mediterranean’s New Capital of Cool” by journalist David Kaufman, Tel Aviv will never disappoint you.

EscapeWizard.com promises you an experience of a lifetime in the thrilling, lively city of Tel Aviv. Allow us to start planning your perfect vacation today (www.escapewizard.com/flight.php).
Hotels in Tel Aviv
By Jessica Beck
Crowne Plaza City Center
136 Menachem Road, Azrieli Center 5, Tel Aviv, Israel
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Located in the heart of the city in the vivacious business district, this Crowne Plaza is perfect for everyone travelling to Tel Aviv, regardless if for business or pleasure. With over 270 rooms, there is a room waiting to suit your every need.

As a guest of Crowne Plaza, enjoy all your luxury hotel amenities. Energize yourself in the state-of-the-art complimentary Holmes Place fitness center. Plunge into the indoor pool for a refreshing dip. Kick back for a little rest and relaxation in the whirlpool. Work up a detoxifying sweat in the sauna. Pamper yourself with spa treatments and as a guest you will receive 10 percent off on any treatment of your choice. From sushi to steak, as a guest at this hotel every palate will be satiated. Enjoy sushi and tapas at Bar 24. Savor a delicious meal in the relaxing and kosher Floor 11 restaurant. Grab your favorite espresso drink or tea in the Espresso Bar, conveniently located in the hotel lobby.

Experience true comfort and luxury in your hotel guest room. Kick back on your relaxing sofa-bed and watch your favorite show or an in-room movie on your television. Take a soothing bath in your private bathroom. Wrap yourself up in your complimentary plush bathrobe. Each bathroom also comes with a scale and a hair dryer for your convenience. Use your coffee/tea make to brew your favorite morning beverage. Stay connected with your in-room high-speed internet access. Here on business? Spread out your work on your spacious work desk. Upgrade to an Executive Club Level room to enjoy a free daily morning newspaper delivered right to your door, a complimentary turndown service, and a two-line phone. Upgrade to a suite to enjoy additional amenities such as a separate living room, a dining table, a second closet.

Check-in to the Crowne Plaza and be lavished with convenience and luxury. Book your stay with EscapeWizard.com today (www.escapewizard.com/hotels.php?flag=htl).
Hotels in Tel Aviv
By Keleigh M. Quinn
Sheraton Tel Aviv Hotel and Towers
115 Hayarkon Street, Tel Aviv, Israel
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The Sheraton Tel Aviv Hotel and Towers provides beautiful views of the Mediterranean, a location perfect for business travelers and sightseeing, and everything that you might need while you are traveling. This newly renovated beachfront hotel provides access to the beach and sea, but is just as close to the city and business districts. Many corporate offices, including Motorola, IBM and Microsoft, are located within a few miles of the hotel; several embassies are located nearby, as well. If you’re looking to explore the area, head to Old Jaffa City and Artist's Quarter, the Tel Aviv Museum or the Eretz Israel Museum. The Tel Aviv Port is also just a little over a mile away.

The hotel itself offers superior amenities and caters to every type of traveler. There is a 24 hour Business/Communication center available, offering copy and print services, as well as serving other business needs. There are shops located on the property if you need souvenirs or toiletries. In addition, there is a fine art gallery on the property for you to enjoy, as well as the new Cielo Spa, offering facials, massages, mud wraps and many other services. Guests will also enjoy the beautiful outdoor pool and sundeck, overlooking the Mediterranean.

The guest rooms and suites are decorated with sleek, modern touches, and many rooms offer unparalleled sea views. Relax at the end of the day and watch television, or rent an in-room movie, or get some work done at the large desk. Wireless internet access is available at an extra cost. Splurge and stay on one of the Sheraton Towers floors where you will receive access to the 18th floor lounge, butler service and a private boardroom.

Sample delicious kosher cuisine at Olive Leaf Signature Restaurant, a romantic dinner spot overlooking the sea. For more casual fare, head to the Kum Kum Restaurant, or enjoy a bit at the Swimming Pool Snack Bar. The Lobby Lounge & Bar is also available for light meals and cocktails.

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