When it comes to the perfect winter getaway, Tel Aviv ticks all the boxes, according to new research by the UK's leading travel insurance provider, Staysure. 

Bialik Street

Bialik Street

The results of a recent survey uncovered the perfect holiday formula consists of:

  • Duration: 10 days
  • Flight time: 5 hours
  • Daily av. temp.: 26 degrees centigrade
  • Perfect travel companion: Partner
  • Holiday costs: £960
  • Board basis: 5*
  • Essential extra: WI-FI connection

When seeking some winter sun Tel Aviv, on the west coast of Israel seems to have it all. With temperatures in November between 25 to 26 degrees, a short 4 hours 55 minutes flight from London and boasting a plethora of five star hotels falling within price range, it seems that this vibrant city has all the components to make the perfect winter escape.

If this isn't enough to convince you that Tel Aviv is the right choice for your honeymoon, here are 10 more reasons to jet off to the second largest city in Israel:

Abundance of culture

Bialik Street

o   Named after Israel's national poet, it is home to a wide range of architecture. From an eclectic 1920s villa, once home to Haim Nahman Bialik himself and now a museum dedicated to his work, to the Bauhaus-style former town hall, Beit Ha'ir. Beit Ha'ir is now a cultural centre dedicated to showcasing the the city's past

o   A must-visit spot for any Tel Aviv tourist. A cute stroll down Bialik Street provides a welcome break from the hustle and bustle of nearby Allenby and Ben Yehuda Street

Tel Aviv Museum of Art

o   Feel like taking in some culture? Head to the Tel Aviv Museum of Art to check out the huge range of exhibitions featuring work by artists such as van Gogh, Jackson Pollock and Pablo Picasso

Hayarkon Park

o   A romantic boat ride along the Yarkon River flowing through Hayarkon park provides the perfect opportunity to spend some valuable time with your spouse away from the chaos of the city

o   If boating is not your thing, take a whimsical walk through the park and pitch up a spot on the grass with your partner to take in some much needed sun

Tel Aviv Port

o   Tel Aviv Port has a little bit of everything

o   Spend a day chilling by on the beach and topping up your tan

o   Home to many top restaurants, such as Kitchen Market, the port provides the perfect spot for a romantic meal with your other half

o   The port is also a hub for shopping, pop into one of the many fashion boutiques and buy yourself a personal marriage fit

o   Tel Aviv Port is one of the best spots to watch the sun set in this fantastic city. Grab a drink in one of the bars and take in the view as day turns to night

Bustling nightlife

o   Tel Aviv is known as the party capital of the Middle East

o   Huge array of bars and nightclubs to dance the night away

Beautiful beaches

o   The Tel Aviv Promenade, which is commonly referred to in Hebrew as the Tayelet, runs along the Mediterranean coastline and provides easy access to the many stunning beaches the city has to offer including Bograshov Beach and Hilton Beach which is a water sports haven for those who are feeling a little more active

No visa needed

o   British Citizens do not need a visa to visit Tel Aviv as a tourist, making planning your honeymoon that little bit easier

Markets

o   Tel Aviv has an abundance of markets selling pretty much anything you could ever need

o   Carmel Market is a must visit for its atmosphere, street food, coffee shops and restaurants

The Wishing Bridge

o   In the heart of the Old City is the Wishing Bridge, inspired by astrology – locals believe that if you make a wish whilst holding onto one of the zodiac sign plaques which adorn the bridge, and look out to sea, then your wish will come true

Street Art

o   The eye catching street art, which decks the streets of Tel Aviv, is impossible to miss. Take a stroll through the city on a hunt for the best graffiti – Allenby Street and Rothschild Boulevard are two spots where you can get that stand out Instagram shot

Neve Tzedek

Tel Aviv's prettiest neighbourhood features narrow streets, Bauhaus and Art Nouveau style architecture, boutiques, galleries, cafes and bars


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