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Coral Beach Nature Reserve

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Address: Coral Beach, Eilat, Israel
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Phone Number: +972 8-632-6422

With more than 100 types of stony coral and 650 species of fish, this coral...

With more than 100 types of stony coral and 650 species of fish, this coral reef is an excellent spot for underwater enthusiasts.

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Coral life for free

Free access to the reef with thousands of colored fish Free freshwater showers. But you need towels and it is good to have water shoes

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Robert I
Krakow, Poland
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Colchester, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A waste of money. Can only snorkel in narrow strip which gives minimal chance to see fish. Not attractive beach. Have to pay for sun bed even though you have to pay to get into Nature Reserve.

Krakow, Poland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Free access to the reef with thousands of colored fish Free freshwater showers. But you need towels and it is good to have water shoes

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The coral and fishes are very beautiful here, the snorkling is certainly better on this side of the Red Sea then in Aqaba on the Jordan site. However, try to go outside holidays and shabbath because it will get very busy and unpleasant as a result.

1 Thank CcH1971
Lawrenceville, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The beach was very nice, the facilities great but its the snorkeling that puts this over the top. Easiest snorkeling ever -- walk out the deck and use the ladder to enter the water. The heavy breeze creates a nice drift and you can just relax and be carried along to the other end of the reef. We did several... More 

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Edgware, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

this is an amazing experience as you snorkel with exotic fish. all facilities are there, so you can stay a whole day

Thank stevenofedgware
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

good snorkelling equipment to buy or rent, showers, shaded areas with complimentary beach chairs, and convenient jetties out into the deep water with handles to safely swim alongside in the water, allowing you to get close to the corals and fish, but not dangerously so.

1 Thank couplewithbaby
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice time but 10 euros just for enter is really too much. For sunbed you have to pay extra. Nice coral but the line (you cant cross)sometimes is about 3 meters from coral and you hardly can see anything. They talk about silence... On our visiting day we had maybe half school excursion and im not very sensitive but that... More 

Thank Vita A
Haifa, Israel
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is perfect place to snorkel and enjoying the beautiful sights of Eilat's Coral Reef. Because you have to pay entrance fee to the Nature Reserve, the area is not as busy as the free beaches. You can hire any equipment there (mask, snorkel). Try to arrive early in the high season or holidays.

Thank Vikistravels
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I went here to snorkel for the first time and was glad I did. It was a beautiful place with stunning coral. My understanding was that someone would help me out. However, the woman there said no they didn't teach and all they did was rent. Fortunately a lovely American couple heard me and took me under their wing. It... More 

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Moscow, Russia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

For the price they ask, they should have make the beach more sandy and clean. However, overall experience is positive as you can enjoy underwater sightseeing.

Thank Anatoly K

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