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Tel Aviv Guide- Beaches

Hof Tel Baruch (Tel Baruch Beach)

This beach is the northernmost Tel Aviv beach and is located outside of the bubbling city, making it a quieter, more relaxing beach. Tel Baruch stretches from Dov airport (Sde Dov) up to the border of South Herzliya. The beach is quite large and broad with a big stretch of sand, a great place for the whole family to enjoy. Go enjoy this beach while it still has natural beauty and is unknown to many tourists!

Facilities: restrooms, cold showers, volleyball court, workout equipment, playground, bar/restaurant, lounge chairs & umbrellas, nighttime lighting, paid parking, handicap accessibility, dogs permitted (according to signs), water sports

Location: Shim’on Samat, North Tel Aviv


Hof Metzitzim (Metzitzim Beach)

Located near the Old City Port, Sede Dov Airfield, and the Reading Chimneys is Metzitzim beach, often called the ‘Queen of the Northern beaches.’ This beach is different to the other Tel Aviv beaches as it’s not a nature beach, but rather an urban beach. This beach attracts a young and trendy crowd and its bohemian buzz makes you just want to chill and tan there the whole day. If you enjoy a game of basketball on the beach, you can find a court at the north end of this beach.

Facilities: restrooms, cold showers, volleyball court, workout equipment, playground, bar/restaurant, lounge chairs & umbrellas, nighttime lighting, paid parking, handicap accessibility, dogs permitted

Location: Shlomo Lahat Promenade (you can access the promenade from Hayarkon Rd)


7-TLVG- hadatyimHof Hadatayim (Religious Beach)

Also known as the religious beach, this beach is closed off from the other beaches and has separate bathing days for men and women. Men are able to enjoy the surf and sun on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. Women are welcome to take a refreshing dip and enjoy some relaxation at this beach on Sunday, Tuesday and Thursdays.

Facilities: restrooms, cold showers, workout equipment, playground, bar/restaurant, lounge chairs & umbrellas, paid parking

Location: Shlomo Lahat Promenade


Hof Haclavim Beach (Dog Beach)

There’s no better way to spend a nice summers day than on the beach with mans’ best friend. Grab your dog and head to Hof Haclavim to stretch out on the sand with your canine friend. Meet and socialize with other dog lovers while enjoying the sun on this beautiful Tel Aviv beach.

Location: Shlomo Lahat Promenade, North section of Hilton Beach, in front of the Hilton Hotel.


Hof Hilton (Hilton Beach)

In front of the Hilton hotel you can find Hof Hilton a.k.a. Hilton Beach. With great swells and waves this beach is ideal for water sports. If you’re a surfer, there is no better beach in Tel Aviv to hit the surf on. So grab your board and head out there for some fun in the sun.

Facilities: restrooms, cold showers, volleyball court, workout equipment, playground, bar/restaurant, lounge chairs & umbrellas, nighttime lighting, paid parking, handicap accessibility, dogs permitted (according to signs), water sports (including night surfing!)

Location: Shlomo Lahat Promenade, in front of Hilton Hotel.


8-TLVG-gordon beachHof Gordon / Frishman/ Bugrashov (Beach)

This is the most famous beach in Tel Aviv located at the end of Gordon, Bugrashov and Frishman Streets. This beach has its own small boardwalk where you can find some refreshing cafes, or a place to catch an evening meal while watching the sunset. At Gordon beach there is a saltwater pool, open during daylight hours. You can head to the pool for a workout or just splash. The beach also hosts DJ’s and volleyball games throughout the summer, so for your beach entertainment all year round, there’s no better place to be than at Gordon, Bugrashov, Frishman Beach.

Facilities: restrooms, cold showers, volleyball court, workout equipment, playground, bar/restaurant, lounge chairs & umbrellas, nighttime lighting, paid parking, handicap accessibility, dogs permitted (according to signs), water sports

Location: At the end of Gordon, Frishman and Bugrashov St and the Tayelet


Hof Jerusalem (Jerusalem Beach)

Named after one of Jerusalem’s mayors- Teddy Kolek- Jerusalem beach is one of the larger beaches in Tel Aviv, located along Herbert Samuel St. Along this beach there are some cafes you can satisfy your appetite at, or relax at after a long morning playing games on the beach. Here you will find many families and high school kids soaking up the sun. Along the water's edge you will find many games of ‘matkot’ (beach rackets) being played, so feel free to jump on in and join in the fun- sport. Matkot has no language so don’t be afraid about not being able to communicate with your opponents, rather find it as a great way of meeting locals. There are also games of volleyball, soccer and football that are played on the soft sand along this beach.

This beach is famous for it’s seafood restaurant “Manta Ray”, which overlooks the beach!

Facilities: restrooms, cold showers, volleyball court, workout equipment, playground, bar/restaurant, lounge chairs & umbrellas, paid parking, water sports, lifeguard services

Location: In front of the intersection of Herbert Samuel pier and Allenby St.


9-TLVG- Banna BeachHof Banana (Banana Beach)

On this beach you can find many people from the bohemian crowd or mothers with their children enjoying the sunshine. It is a popular beach and a great place to meet new and interesting people. On this beach there is a nice restaurant where you can enjoy a refreshing meal or watch the sunset after a tiring day sitting on the beach. The Banana Beach café-bar has a large screen that they show sports games and big events on which anyone can watch, free of charge.

Facilities: restrooms, cold showers, workout equipment, volleyball court, playground, café/bar, lounge chairs & umbrellas

Location: On Herbert Samuel pier, at the intersection of Ezra HaSofer Rd.


Hof Dolphin (Dolphin Beach)

On dolphin beach you can rent equipment for water sports and get lessons. If you enjoy Para-sailing, windsurfing or surfing head to this beach to rent equipment and have a wonderful day on one of Tel Aviv’s incredible beaches. This beach has a lot of culture and during the summer you can find musicians, jugglers, dancers and drummers enjoying themselves, making music and entertaining the people who pass by. On Friday afternoons there is even an improvised percussion festival and Brazilian martial arts/dance/music combination called capoeira.

Location: On Herbert Samuel pier, in front of the Dolphinarium.


Hof Alma (Alma Beach)

Alma Beach is the last beach on the Tel Aviv strip before you get to Old Jaffa. With a calm atmosphere, a strong current in the water, and a long stretch of beach and a park to play at, this beach is definitely not to be overlooked. There are some delicious restaurants that border this beach making it a go to place in the afternoon for a bite with beautiful views of Old Jaffa.

Facilities: restrooms, cold showers, workout equipment, playground, bar/restaurant, lounge chairs & umbrellas, water sports, dogs permitted (follow signs), paid parking

Location: Homat HaYam Promenade, in between Charles Clore Park and Jaffa.


Hof Jaffa (Jaffa Beach)

The Old City of Jaffa is not the only attraction in the Jaffa area. The new Jaffa promenade has just been redone, making the beach and its’ neighboring beaches ever more popular. Jaffa beach is a beautiful beach that really shows there is more to Jaffa than just the port. By going a little further south of the traditional Tel Aviv beaches you can discover a gem in the hidden beauty of the Jaffa Beaches.

Location: South of the Old City of Jaffa


Hof Hatzuk (Hatzuk Beach)

Hof Hatzuk is the only beach to have an entrance fee (12 NIS per adult, 8 NIS per child), but it also has the best facilities of all of the beaches in Tel Aviv-Yafo. It gets very crowded in the afternoons, but is great for families to hang out and have a good time.

Facilities: restrooms, hot & cold showers, workout equipment, volleyball court, playground, bar/restaurant, lounge chairs & umbrellas, water sports, accessibility, free parking.

Location: From the south- road next to Sea and Sun Resort, from the north- turn towards the sea at Gilt Junction and continue on to Colony Hotel


Hof Givat Aliya (Jaffa Beach)

Givat Aliya is the most southern beach of Tel Aviv- Yafo. The beach is known for its beautiful arches, palm trees, and stone gravel.

Facilities: restrooms, cold showers, workout equipment, volleyball court, lifeguards, bar/restaurant, lounge chairs & umbrellas, nighttime lighting, water sports, dogs permitted (follow signage), free parking

Location: West of the Ajami area in Yafo, between Gan Ha’midron and Bay-Yam. It is just north of Port of Jaffa.



To get to these beaches you can take any of these bus no’s that stop along the beach on Herbert Samuel: 3, 10, 16, 17, 19, 31, 63, 66, 119,166.