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Wellness Destinations in Israel Offering Seclusion

by Mary Melnick

Aug 11, 2020

Dead Sea. Photo: Itamar Grinberg

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With travel slowly making a comeback, eager tourists may still be a little weary of large crowds. Once ready to travel, consider Israel’s top wellness destinations — some perfect for seclusion and social distancing.

Dead Sea. Photo: Itamar Grinberg

The Dead Sea

The Dead Sea is one of the most popular destinations in Israel. Guests flock to the shores to bathe in the nutrient-rich mud, which helps rejuvenate skin. The Dead Sea also boosts other health benefits, such as alleviating systems for people with respiratory conditions, and eases muscle aches and pains. Although there will be other people there, the Dead Sea is vast enough to maintain a safe social distance from other visitors.

Yoga Arava

In the Arava Valley, travelers head to Yoga Arava for a wellness getaway. In 2019 it celebrated its 10th anniversary, and is excited to be open for another during 2020 — although, it will be smaller than normal, guests are still welcome to come for a social distance weekend. The long weekend retreat invites people to partake in a selection of yoga workshops led by local and international teachers. Accommodations for the weekend range from farms to luxury guest houses — perfect for social distancing.

Northern Israel

Head to Northern Israel to explore the culinary diversity of Israel. Travelers are invited to homes of local residents through Galileat to engage in a culinary workshop. Druze, Muslim and Bedouin groups open their homes to visitors and teach them how to make traditional dishes while also sharing their culture. Although this activity may have to wait until travel is even safer (you will be going into people’s houses and social distancing may not be possible), it’s a great experience.

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