Eilat Weather May Averages, Israel
What's the Weather like in Eilat in May
Eilat experiences an average temperature of about 27 degree Celsius with an average high temperature of 34 degrees Celsius and a low of 20 degrees Celsius.
Humidity & Rain
During the month of May, Eilat experiences minimum to no rainfall, over a period of 2 days on an average. Over the course of May, Eilat's average rainfall estimate per day is between 0 to 0.1 inches per day.
Eilat experiences about 13 hours of sunshine over the entire course of the month of May.
All through the month, the average length of the day is gradually increasing day by day. From the start to the end of the month of May, the average increase in the length of the day is about 36 minutes.
Eilat experiences an average water temperature of about 24 degrees Celsius through the month of May.
Over the course of May, the average water temperature in Eilat gradually increases by about 3 degrees Fahrenheit.
During the month of May, Eilat's average wind speed gradually increases from 8.8 miles per hour to about 9.4 miles per hour over the entire course of the month.
The hourly average wind direction in May is predominantly from the North with a peak proportion of 83 per cent on the 31st of May.
With the increasing temperature during the month of May, travellers to Eilat may be advised to carry light, cool and comfortable casual clothing.
Tourists during this season tend to frequent the beaches quite often, hence it may be best to carry some comfortable swim and beachwear for the entire family.
The month of May is a preparation for the forthcoming summer season, and it is advisable that you pack keeping the warm weather in mind.
Eilat Hotels in May
A gorgeous, mid-range hotel that offers just the right mix of luxury and affordability is the Melony Hotel. Situated at a distance of about 1 kilometre from the closest beach, this classy hotel is also at a distance of 3 km from Kings City biblical-themed amusement park and 8 km from the Underwater Observatory Marine Park. The hotel offers unassuming rooms with facilities such as free Wi-Fi, flat-screen TVs, mini-fridges, tea and coffee making facilities, and some even feature sea views. The other amenities include free perks including a breakfast buffet, parking, an outdoor pool, a kids' pool and a poolside snack bar.
Dan Panorama Eilat Hotel
An upscale hotel for the luxurious traveller, the Dan Panorama Eilat Hotel is a great upscale accommodation choice. Located at a 5-minute walk from the closest beach and an 11 minutes' walk from the Eilat Airport, this hotel is at a distance of about 4 km from the famous Dolphin Reef. The Dan Panorama Eilat offers contemporary rooms with balconies, flat-screen TVs and minibars, while upgrades add free Wi-Fi, access to an executive lounge, outdoor hot tubs and marina views. Other additions include professional room service, a free breakfast buffet, an elegant seafood restaurant, a buffet restaurant, a tapas bar, a lobby lounge, a poolside snack bar, an outdoor pool, a kids' pool, a gym, a spa with a sauna and wellness treatments.
Orchid Eilat is another great luxury accommodation choice for you if you are willing to splurge. This luxurious hotel is located 1 minute away from the Coral Beach and a 3-minute walk from Underwater Observatory Marine Park. Set off the Route 90 overlooking the Red Sea, the accommodations offered range from Thai-influenced rooms to swanky villas with private pools and panoramic sundecks. The facilities offered are flat-screens with cable channels, free Wi-Fi, mini-fridges, room service and balconies providing sea views. The other value additions are free breakfast, free parking, bike rentals, a restaurant serving international fare, a snack bar by the outdoor pool, a lobby bar, a gym, a spa offering a sauna, beauty treatments and massage therapies.
Isrotel Riviera Club
A mid-range accommodation facility, the Isrotel Riviera Club is located across the street from the Gulf of Aqaba, at a distance of 7 km from diving at Dolphin Reef and 10 km from the Coral World Underwater Observatory, an aquarium beneath the Red Sea. This contemporary apartment hotel features studios with facilities like free Wi-Fi, flat-screen TVs, and kitchenettes, sitting areas, furnished terraces with pool or garden views. Also, the 1- and 2-bedroom units offer separate living rooms with sofa beds, and some have direct pool access. The hotel features a bright Mediterranean restaurant, a market, an outdoor pool, a playroom, a kids' club, free parking and a cinema that screens 3D movies.
Bars and Restaurants
Il Pentolino is a good, long established Italian restaurant in town, wonderful for breakfast or lunch with close family and friends. The restaurant has a comfortable, relaxing ambience and serves high quality, great tasting Italian cuisine. Apart from the good food, the place has been long known for its friendly service and attentive, knowledgeable wait staff. With hearty portions of food, we assure you will leave the restaurant with a full heart along with a full stomach, with every morsel worth the price. If you visit the restaurant, we suggest that you try the pizza and eggplant sauce pasta, and oh, don't forget the desserts!
Bar Beach, South Eilat is a bright and lively restaurant on the sea and is located on a deck of water. If you are looking for a good place to relax on the sea, and eat some lovely food, the Bar Beach is the place for you. With a lovely breeze keeping you cool all through the day, you can sit back and enjoy tastiest delicacies prepared by experienced chefs here. Along with the lovely food, the restaurant also offers a wide range of beers from all around the world and unique Israeli boutique beer. The service is kind and friendly, ample parking space is available, food is great and prices are reasonable too. What's more, you can even sit right above the water, watching tiny fishes swim beneath you at this beach restaurant!
Another lovely sea side restaurant located right by the water is the Pago Pago. This restaurant offers a romantic, chic atmosphere and is located in the marina with a view to the port. With a varied, delicious menu offering a wide range of food selections, the restaurant has a lovely setting among the yachts and serves well-made food. The wait staff is friendly and knowledgeable, helping you choose food to your taste and liking. Don't forget to try the sushi here, you'll definitely fall in love with the delicate flavours and its melt in mouth richness! All in all, the Pago Pago is a brilliant find on the sea, and we recommend it highly.
Mika Happy Sushi
Mika Happy Sushi is a nice little sushi cafe right on the shore. The atmosphere is light, lively and happy, with comfortable seating arrangements and a platter of lovely food. This place is a little pricey, but definitely worth a visit if you enjoy sushi rolls. The menu comes in multiple languages, and offers a great selection of Japanese-style sushi, nori etc. in a variety of options such as kosher/parve/vegetarian/vegan. If you visit Mika Happy Sushi, do try their Pad Thai too. All in all, this one is an upscale, clean and fun restaurant worth a visit while on the beach. Apart from the great menu, the service is fast, friendly and professional too.
Things to do in Eilat in May
Underwater Shark World
Interested in meeting a life sized shark up close? Do not miss the Underwater Shark World while in Eilat for a holiday. This Shark pool, at the Underwater Observatory Marine Park in Eilat, is the biggest shark pool of its kind in the Middle East, and covers a span of about 1000 metre square. This unique shark tank offers a wonderful opportunity to observe the Red Sea Sharks up close and to have an intriguing experience of learning their ways in the wild. The pool is filled with about three million litres of water, and is about 6 metres high. The shark tank is constructed as a breath taking, transparent tunnel about 15 metres long and houses 18 magnificent sharks, walruses, sea bats and thousands of fish coexisting in perfect harmony!
Coral Beach Nature Reserve
Coral Beach Nature Reserve in Eliat, the only place in Israel where a coral reef exists, is a beautiful, famous natural reserve that extends along 1200 metres along the coast of Eilat under the sea and is home to amazing coral reef. The Coral Beach Natural Reserve offers you an opportunity to experience the delicate natural habitat of fish, and witness some amazing colours, shapes and shades and beautiful water plants. If you visit this place, you have an amazing opportunity to dive, swim along the amazing coral reefs, and have fun snorkelling. The place offers all the required rental equipment, so just bring along your bathing/swim suits.
Pleasure boat rides
Pleasure boat rides in Eilat are one of the must-experience things on the coast of the Red Sea. Tourists have excellent opportunities to experience some scenic views from glass bottomed boats to witness some amazing sea life, corals and a variety of colourful sea creatures, fishes and beautiful plants. Apart from the glass bottomed boats, there are plenty of sail boats and sea boats, tourist and excursion boats offering brilliant views of the sea and the mountains and is overall, a refreshing experience. All in all, if you are interested in a glimpse of the fascinating underwater world, under the surface of the sea hidden to the rest of the world, take one of the glass-bottomed boats- a perfect window to the spectacular world under the sea!