Reef Raf (Coral Beach)

Continent
Middle East
Country
Israel
Next Big City
Eilat, Ovda
Next Town
Eilat
 
Type:
Ocean
Rider Ability:
Beginner, Intermediate, Expert
Features:
Rooms, School, Shop, Rescue, Toilet, Food, Parking

Water

Type:
Chop
Hazards:
Corals
Quality:
Crystal clear
Best Tide:
No information

Mainly choppy water.

Beach

Type:
Sand
Size:
Small
Hazards:
No information
Beach Users:
No information

The beach is very small and is the only entry and exit point which makes it absolutely not suited for beginners not yet able to ride upwind (next exit point would be actually in Egypt only!). The super tiny beach gets easily very packed with too many kiters making it a nightmare to launch or land your kite safely.

Wind

Best Months:
April, May, June, July, August, September, October
Wind Type:
Thermal
Best Direction:
N
Main Direction:
N

It usually has North wind which is sideshore. January and February which are less windy (not windy every day) but got some great days. The wind average is between 18 knots in the summer and 14 knots in winter, but we have many good days of 20-25+ knots. Best time to go is spring and autumn, when the wind blows.



How to get there

Transport
Car, Bus
Access
No information

The city of Eilat has the airport in the city near the hotels (few hundred meters) the beach is about 5km from the main hotels but has also great hotels around, just a walk away. From the city there's a bus and cheap taxis.

Extra information

Rules
Zones

Do not go inside the coral reserve that is about 250m south.

Nightlife

Great nightlife in Eilat, lots of bars, night clubs and party is going on every night specially on weekends. This city never sleeps, it's the Ibiza of the Middle East!