Experience the magical beach town of Herzliya. After a day of sailing the Mediterranean, sip custom cocktails at The Rooftop Bar under a setting sun. Tap into your intellectual side with politically and socially motivated contemporary art, or simply relax in the sand at one of the city’s many golden beaches. We are here to help you make memories that will last a lifetime.
1. Set Sail from the Marina
The well-respected Via Maris Sailing School is considered one of the best in Israel. The club owns a fleet of new yachts and provides training and enrichment courses in sailing. Via Maris offers three hours sailing on a yacht for up to four participants with an instructor. You can also rent yachts for special occasions, including a luxury boat with a bedroom suite for overnight.
2. Visit Herzliya Museum of Contemporary Art
Cool off in this internationally renowned contemporary art museum. The works exhibited here primarily focus on various perspectives on Israel’s social and political situation. Every year, the museum presents four exhibitions that are linked to current events. Nine new exhibitions are on display now through August.
3. Spend a Day at the Beach
Herzliya’s Promenade is a stretch of 7.5 kilometers of golden coastline and seven beaches. Along the Promenade, there are lifeguard stations, showers, changing rooms, and coffee shops. A separate beach serving the religious public is available, as well. Beach volleyball and surfing clubs are here, too, for the beach sports enthusiast in your travel group.
4. Sip Cocktails at a Rooftop Bar
With your sights on the Mediterranean horizon from the 12th floor of The Ritz-Carlton, Herzliya, this will be an evening to remember. Known as one of the most exceptional rooftop bars near Tel Aviv, our Rooftop Bar is a contemporary approach to cocktails in the open air. Sip on classic or inventive cocktails crafted with your taste in mind.
5. Explore Apollonia National Park
Step into an ancient clifftop city, settled for the first time by the Phoenicians in the 6th century BCE. Apollonia National Park offers a number of stunning lookout points, including the Tamarisk clifftop, plus a view of the Crusader Fortress. Lovers Bench overlooks the Mediterranean Sea, making for a romantic picnic site. You may even spot wildlife such as Greek tortoises and star lizards.