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The seaside town of Eilat is one of the most endearing tourist resorts in Israel. It is served by two airports, with most international and domestic flights coming into Eilat Airport Ovda. This airport is situated about 60kms north of Eilat but with car hire in Eilat Airport Ovda, this distance can be travelled in no time.
The one-storey high airport terminal contains both arrivals and departures sections. Some of the facilities here include currency exchange desks, restrooms with amenities for the disabled, pay phones, duty-free shops, cafés, restaurants, a first-aid clinic and car rental in Eilat Airport Ovda.
From the airport, Eilats stunning water and awesome activities are about an hours drive south. Travel along Highway 12 or Highway 90 to reach the resort town. Check out the Kings City Amusement Park, Ocean World or simply explore the underwater reefs around the city. It is also possible to access the Egyptian and Jordanian borders with car hire from Eilat.
Eilat has a very hot desert climate. The summer months of June, July and August usually see temperatures which reach upwards of 38°C. The winter months (December to February) see the mercury hover around 20°C. The best travel periods are between March and May or October and November, when the weather conditions are favorable for sightseeing.
Taxis are not overly people-friendly and the extremely hot temperatures make walking difficult at times. Car rental in Eilat Airport Ovda is the best option for getting around the city and to nearby launching points for the best dive sites. Streets arent congestion at most times and road conditions are quite good, though local drivers are known to drive aggressively. Compare car hire rates prior to travelling to Eilat Airport Ovda.