Leonardo Royal Resort Eilat
Travel Blogs from Eilat
So after being sick for the past week I wanted to get away before actually hitting the road again on my travels. Plus I still had the rental car from my parents visit. So Heiner and I took of for Eilat after I got of work yesterday. I was excited to be going to the Red Sea and getting in the water. I think Heiner might have been more excited about the drive to and from ...
... hoof it back to the ship, about a 2 mile hike in about 100 degree weather. Easy, peasy. The area was flat and we got a chance to see some of the downtown. There was nothing to buy as my nail tech said everything was imported from China!
We played trivia and got 13 out of 15 right answers, however, the winner was 14 out of 15. Close but no cigar. We tried a Pims, an English drink, on the advice of Liz. It was very refreshing.
My primary object during my stay in Eilat was to get my advanced open water diver certification. For the non-divers, after the initial certification you can get more training in specialty dives. After completing an underwater navigation course, dive deeper than 60 feet and 3 other specialty dives of my choice, I will be certified. I did some research on Tripadvisor and decided to contact Shulamit's Diving Adventures. Shulamit is a mid 50's woman, who runs an intimate dive ...
... across the bay you can see Eilat (Israel) and 15km further south Taba (Egypt). There is a huge amount of trade moving through this bay because it Israel's gateway port to the southern hemisphere for trade. There was also a huge amount of naval activity in the bay with several naval destroyers and a massive aircraft carrier spotted. We enjoyed exploring the reefs teaming with marine life and one ...
... years ago, settling in southern Jordan. They took advantage of the mountains of their desert home to construct a defensible capital. Instead of building, they literally carved a series of beautiful homes, intricately carved tombs and decorative temples out of the rock. The name Petra itself comes from the Greek work for “rock”. After the Romans absorbed the kingdom into the Roman Empire in 106 AD, ...
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- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
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