Destination guide

Head to the cosy city of Ashkelon

The beaches and wildlife create a pretty picture of Ashkelon. This city's sightseeing, cafes and bars draw many visitors. If you're looking for accommodation options with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.


Activities and attractions in Ashkelon

Do you want to find things to do in the city? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Ashkelon a fun spot to go on holiday. Here are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Ashkelon Beach (0.9 mi / 1.5 km)
  • Eye of the Sun (8.2 mi / 13.2 km)

Seasonal weather averages in Ashkelon

If you're hoping to enjoy some warm-weather activities on your holiday, August, July, September and June are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 31°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Ashkelon

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, Ashkelon is a great place to spend some time outside. These are some of the area's most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Ashkelon National Park (0.9 mi / 1.4 km)
  • Ashkelon Beach (0.9 mi / 1.5 km)
  • Ashdod Beach (10.8 mi / 17.3 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Ashkelon

The nearest airport is in Tel Aviv (TLV-Ben Gurion), located 29.5 mi (47.5 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could also fly into Tel Aviv (SDV-Sde Dov), which is 33.3 mi (53.6 km) away.

Where to stay near Ashkelon?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 44 holiday rentals near Ashkelon. From 2 Houses to 38 Condos/Apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Ashkelon for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Ashkelon?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Ashkelon. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Tomb of Sheikh Awad: 47 holiday rentals
  • Ashkelon Marina: 47 holiday rentals
  • Ashkelon National Park: 47 holiday rentals
  • Ashkelon Beach: 47 holiday rentals
  • Lod - Ganey Aviv Station: 1,284 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Ashkelon listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Ashkelon?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 2 Houses in Ashkelon. Our other popular types of Ashkelon holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 38 holiday houses
  • Studios: 39 holiday houses

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Ashkelon?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 2 holiday homes with pool available in Ashkelon. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.