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A DAN HOTEL DAN HOTELS is Israel’s most prestigious and established hotel chain. The group has 13 super deluxe and deluxe hotels, offering 3,830 rooms that are located in the most prominent areas throughout Israel. The Dan Hotels is proud to combine Israeli tradition with international expertise and offer guests the finest restaurants, indoor and outdoor swimming pools, and special activity programmes. Every Dan hotel is a landmark destination with a style and personality that reflects the spirit of its surroundings. At Dan Hotels, courtesy is genuine, service knows no bounds, and the welcome is suited to every budget. The history of Dan Hotels dates back to

June 1947, when two brothers, Yekutiel and Shmuel Federmann, bought a 21-room guesthouse called Kaete Dan on Hayarkon Street in Tel Aviv. Together they learnt about hospitality through first-hand experience and built the historic hotel group into what it is today. Dan Hotels’ flagship property is Jerusalem’s King David. As a member of The Leading Hotels of the World organisation, King David remains one of the most magnificent hotels in the world – a fact endorsed repeatedly by the world leaders and celebrities who choose to stay there and that it is the official hospitality property for the State of Israel. The chain has three more fabulous hotels in Jerusalem – The Dan Jerusalem, which is on the slopes of Mount Scopus, close to the Hebrew

University, Jerusalem, and overlooking the Old City and surrounding hills of Judea. The Dan Panorama Jerusalem, with its rooftop pool, is just a short stroll away from the ancient walls, holy sites and exotic markets of the Old City, and then there’s the intimate and cozy Dan Boutique, Jerusalem, which faces Mount Zion and is across from Jerusalem’s old Turkish railway station complex, which is the new entertainment hub of Jerusalem. The famed Dan Tel Aviv, stands proudly beside the Mediterranean shoreline, while further down the road, the relaxed Dan Panorama Tel Aviv is well located for the city’s highlights, including Tel-Aviv Port, which is the city’s newest entertainment hub with many outstanding restaurants, shops and nightclubs.


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WELCOME The promenade to the south of the Panorama, takes you to Jaffa, which is famous for its association with the biblical stories of Jonah, Solomon and Saint Peter who each have a place in the ancient port. A short cab ride from Tel Aviv will get you to the newlyrenovated Dan Accadia in Herzliya, the Israeli hotel where guests return year after year. This serene enclave perched on a cliff directly overlooking the relaxing Mediterranean, is located on the seafront of Herzliya, home to many of the high-tech enterprises that have made Israel famous. Atop Mount Carmel, in the heart of Haifa’s entertainment centre is the Dan Carmel, with its elegant interiors, welcoming ambience and gracious service, while close by the 21 storeys of the more contemporary Dan Panorama Haifa is ideally located for business travellers and vacationers alike with so many things to do and see in Haifa, the Galilee and its surroundings.

Located between Tel Aviv and Haifa, the Dan Caesarea is one of Israel’s most beautiful resort hotels – close to the sea, and surrounded by 15 acres of landscaped gardens with the velvety greens of an 18-hole golf course right next door. By the Red Sea the Dan Eilat has a pool set against a cascading waterfall, while a five-minute walk away to the Dan Panorama Eilat on the North Beach, is an amazing family-focused hotel serving a great Israeli breakfast buffet in its Dolphin restaurant and an even better buffet as night falls. The Dan Gardens Ashkelon offers a good value stop-over when travelling in the area. The hotel is located in the most scenic part of Ashkelon, close to the marina, ancient sites and the Yoav Springs. Wherever you choose to stay in Israel, you will find a “Dan” nearby welcoming you with open arms to ensure that you will experience the best.

DAN ACTIVE

Constantly trying to entice guests with exciting initiatives is what the Dan Group does best, hence the Cycle through Israel programme. In co-operation with Gordon Tours, guests of the hotels can enjoy breathtaking scenery, history, famous sites, fantastic food and fine wines in the knowledge that they will be returning to the comfort, luxury and attention to detail of the renowned Dan Hotels chain. The biking tours are run by the experienced tourism professionals of Gordon Active, planned to suit every age and skill level, offering two riding level options every day, ranging from 30 to 80 kilometres a day. Rides are led by certified and experienced tour guides who will provide everything you need. For those interested in different or shorter tours, Dan Active can customise a package to suit your needs and dreams.

WHAT KIDS WANT

For those vacationing without children, sunglasses, a book and a comfortable lounger are all that’s required. Add children to your holiday and you will need Danyland. Aimed at Dan Hotel guests aged four to 12, Danyland is frequently cited as the best part of every child’s stay in Israel. The clubs are run by experienced, professionally-trained leaders and offer a variety of activities, including puppet shows, arts and crafts, sports, movies, cookery and more fun than can be calculated. And the fun doesn’t stop at the end of the day either, as there are discos, talent contests, magic shows and other entertainment in the evenings as well. Older children have not been forgotten as some Danyland clubs include a Danyland Teen Club for teens and pre-teens, offering sports activities, movies and computer games.

E-DAN CLUB

In 1999, the Dan Hotels Corporation, realising that the future of marketing involved using the internet, started up its own internet loyalty club. Since then, more than 150,000 members from all over the world have signed up to e-dan – a sure sign of its success! The club has been designed to provide each guest with special attention and personal service. On joining up, guests are asked to state their interests, tastes and special requirements. This helps the chain build accurate profiles for their guests and offer everyone a personally-tailored experience. In this way, the group has, over the years, been able to create a close, ongoing dialogue with its loyal customers, offering customised proposals and packages, and rewarding customer loyalty. Signing up is easy and free and you will receive points straight away and each time you visit a Dan hotel. Accumulating the points will bring many privileges, such as free meals and accommodation, as well as entry to the Dan Lounge at Ben Gurion Airport. To register, visit our website at www.danhotels.com


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Grand REDESIGN If you thought you knew what to expect at the Dan Accadia, think again

IF THE WORDS ‘MADE IN ISRAEL’ are not etched into the foundations of every Dan Hotel – they should be. Indelibly linked to the country in which it was launched and has flourished, Dan Hotels is the most recognised brand in Israel, and with good reason. They are experts at what they do and have been honing their management skills since 1947. This is reassuring for returning guests, but customer loyalty depends on more than a legacy. Good service, excellent food, and the best

amenities have always been part of a Dan Hotel’s experience, but the group’s unsurpassable hospitality has just had a major face lift and it is impressive. Refurbishment across a number of the group’s key properties costing millions has now made staying at the hotels an even more exciting prospect. And nowhere more so than the Dan Accadia, Herzliya, where the most extensive work was carried out. Located on the Herzliya coast, the Dan Accadia has always been a flagship hotel because of its unique character. The home-style look of the building with its red-shingled roof, designed by architect Joseph Wittkower in the 1950s, emphasises its presence as an oasis of tranquility within the teeming urban setting of Herzliya’s shoreline and high-tech district. From the day it opened its doors, the Dan Accadia has efficiently combined vacation and business, but with the NIS 40 million renovation it has set new standards for luxury Israeli properties and put an old favourite into a league of its own. The design and planning of the new rooms and public spaces was led by architect Roni Federmann, Esti Robinson and the architectural staff of the Dan Hotels chain. Together they have sympathetically transformed

the property and cleverly brought the hues of the beach inside. But there is more to the transformation than colour. The dining areas now have a Mediterranean theme with wood and metal furniture adorned with sand, gold and turquoise motifs. The tone and lighting is an innovative marvel with LED-based smart lighting installed throughout and synchronised to the sunset, creating the best combination of natural and artificial light.

THEY HAVE TRANSFORMED THE PROPERTY AND CLEVERLY BROUGHT THE HUES OF THE BEACH OUTSIDE, INSIDE As part of this recent upgrade in preparation for Passover 2017, the hotel’s rooms and suites have also been completely refurbished – and, remarkably, the hotel stayed open while all these changes occurred. Isolating the hotel’s other wings, so that guests were not disturbed, was just one of a list of complex logistics supervised by Dan Accadia’s General Manager Dubi Rakia.

“The changes we made to the bedrooms were not just ‘cosmetic,’” says Rakia. “The rooms were stripped right down to the concrete. We constructed new, fully equipped bathrooms in which innovative design concepts were introduced, such as large windows overlooking the sea, to heighten the sense of space.” Along with the dramatic architectural changes, the rooms have been re-equipped with must-have espresso machines and high-quality beds for a tranquil night’s sleep. Deluxe rooms also feature an additional, convertible sleeping unit to accommodate that extra guest in maximum comfort. There is also a new contemporary wine bar at Dan Accadia, offering a rich and varied menu of wines from the leading wineries in Israel, carefully selected by sommelier Gal Zohar. Wine production in Israel has always been an inseparable part of the culture and now local wine is returning to its glory days with the help of young, talented and learned winemakers. As in ancient times, vineyards are still planted throughout the country, and each region has its own character, which reflects the local growth conditions. The Accadia wine menu tries to show these differences and offers a wide variety of styles and flavours. The carefully chosen list provides a large selection for guests to taste. Wine can be ordered by the glass, to get to know and enjoy a larger selection and deepen the taste experience. In addition, the “Accad” offers a dining menu with special dishes designed to be served alongside the wine. Among them are bruschetta with a variety of herring with saffron aioli, beef fillet with shallots and mustard aioli, sea fish fillet with pea and asparagus cream, and mini burgers with various side dishes. But it’s not all change at the Dan Accadia. The pool is where it always was and so is the beach. Six floodlit tennis courts await a first serve by sports-loving guests and the Accadia Spa is there for health treatments and relaxing massages. And let’s not forget Danyland, the children’s club for younger guests, who enjoy a variety of activities, including arts and crafts, sports, movies, cookery and much more, overseen by professional counsellors. So for all the changes, some things are reassuringly familiar at The Dan Accadia, including a warm welcome.


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A LISTERS AT THE DAN TEL AVIV

Make memories of your own in a hotel that is filled with them TIME MAGAZINE once described the Dan Tel Aviv as the closest the city has to a “hotel grand dame”. If the hotel could talk, it would certainly be a dialogue worth hearing, as the Dan Tel Aviv’s history began in 1953 on the site of the Federmann brothers’ first hotel. As the first luxury hotel to be built in Israel it was the obvious place to stay, but time has only boosted

HAYARKON 99 This is the Dan Tel Aviv’s gourmet restaurant, set in an intimate and relaxing atmosphere and offering a unique fine dining experience with a rich and diverse menu. A popular main course is the pan-seared beef fillet with port sauce, wild forest mushrooms and roast potatoes. Others include roasted sea bass with mangold and artichoke purée and a vegetarian option of pasta with mushrooms and truffles. The dessert menu offers fruit and various sorbets, as well as black chocolate soufflé, apple cassata with granola streusel and strawberry millefeuilles. Suffice it to say no one leaves Hayarkon 99 feeling hungry.

More food and chilling The D Restaurant is the dairy restaurant, where breakfast is served. A meat business buffet is served daily for lunch between 1pm and 3pm. The Spa has new treatment rooms for pampering services of all kinds. On Fridays, a yoga activity takes place on the swimming pool’s balcony with a view of the beach, while on Saturdays, a chi kung activity is on the schedule. Visit: www.danhotels.com

its reputation and famous guests wouldn’t think of staying anywhere else. Situated by the Mediterranean, the Super Deluxe 280-room hotel is ideally located for business travelers and holidaymakers alike, with inviting sandy beaches on one side and a short walk from the city’s business centre and Tel Aviv’s amazing nightlife on the other. The hotel is well-known for its elegance, luxurious surroundings and fine cuisine and boasts a high record of returning guests. Some you will even know or at least recognise, as they include Bill and

Hillary Clinton, Quentin Tarantino, Natalie Portman, Justin Bieber, Britney Spears and Guns N’ Roses. In recent years, the Dan Tel Aviv moved the lobby and all the food and beverage outlets down to sea level, leaving space on the upper floor for the business centre and conference rooms. Guests are able to enjoy the magnificent sea view when relaxing in the lobby or the D bar as well as the restaurants, while business travellers can benefit from a dedicated area and the King David VIP Lounge. Why would you think of staying anywhere else?


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The Panorama name is also reflected in the improvements THOSE WHO GREW UP HOLIDAYING in Israel will remember dividing their time between the Dan Tel Aviv and Dan Panorama, which is close to the sea, the Tachana complex, Old Jaffa and Carmel Market. Dropping by to visit relatives staying at one or other of the hotels was certainly an enjoyable way to spend a day swimming and socialising, not to mention tucking into food and beverages. As the Dan Tel Aviv’s younger sister, the Panorama has a personality all of its own, but the same high occupancy rates in its impressive 480 rooms. There is also a Panorama in Jerusalem, which is walking distance from the walls of the Old City, and both the hotels have been stylishly renovated to ensure guests get the stay they deserve. Any changes to Dan Hotels are carefully

researched ahead of alteration with particular attention paid to clients’ needs. So when seven out of 10 guests listed the bathroom as a priority, the owners acted on it and designed perfect pampering space with high-end fittings. Climate control, which is always an issue as it is either too hot for one guest or too cold for another, has also been mastered by replacing the existing system with a more innovative system that enables simultaneous cooling and heating. The request by families for a single central entrance to a room rather than adjacent rooms has also been dealt with, by creating accommodation units suitable for two adults and two children with one door. There are also rooms for guests with disabilities, some of which have a connecting door to a carer’s adjacent room. Guests with special needs were considered

in all aspects of the renovations, with the aim of transforming the hotel into a “full-access” property in every sense of the words. The thought processes behind every detail of the refurbishments also included the adoption of a ‘greener’ policy throughout, and occupancy sensors were installed in the new rooms for automatic lighting, combining convenience and energy savings. Now all you have to do is find out where your relatives are staying, so you can drop by for a bit of socialising and a lot of tasty food and drinks. After all, who can resist Dan hospitality!

FOOD OUTLETS The Lobby: A relaxing place to try freshly prepared salads, vegetarian specialties and a variety of hot and sweet pies. Pool Bar: An ideal location for a refreshing drink, a light meal and a chance to relax after a session in the swimming pool. Dekel and Alon Restaurants: Outstanding full Israeli breakfast. Rich and varied buffet and superb buffet dinners.

Info for reservations: Israel “Call Dan” Reservation Centre: Tel: +972 3 520 2552 Fax: +972 3 548 0111 Europe: Toll Free from UK (Germany, France, Belgium) 00-800-326-46835


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ROYAL WELCOME The King David Hotel is where hospitality meets history

BESPOKE PERFECTIONISM, heritage and a ‘Golden Book’ that reads like “Who’s Who”. Welcome to The King David Hotel, Jerusalem. “There isn’t a US president who hasn’t stayed here this century,” says Manager Haim Shkedi, proudly. Notable former residents include Baroness Margaret Thatcher, Tony Blair, Bill Clinton, Sting, Vidal Sassoon, Ralph Lauren, His Holiness The Dalai Lama, fashion designer Donna Karan, business magnate Warren Buffett, Lord Mountbatten, and, in 1934, Winston Churchill.

Most recently, the Indian Head of State, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and American President Donald Trump have paid homage to the ‘Holy City’ and firmly rooted themselves at the highly secure palatial haven with its magnificent rooms and grand lounges. In order to host such esteemed visitors, the privacy, anonymity and level of service has to be meticulous. But you don’t have to wear a crown or appear regularly on red carpets to stay there. “Each and every guest who stays at The King David is given a memorable 5-star VIP treatment,” says Shkedi. “Our aim is to make time with us so memorable that guests keep coming back. Generation after generation visit us, returning for a bar mitzvah or a wedding or just to pass a few peaceful days in a stunning setting.” Where else in the region or world for that matter will you find a maître’d who kisses old guests at breakfast and still recalls serving former Egyptian President Anwar Sadat. Set in several acres of beautiful gardens with an unrivalled views of the ‘Old City’, it was the Mosseri family – Egyptian Jewish bankers – who decided in 1929 to build a luxury hotel in Jerusalem. Nestled neatly, on

Bette Midler poses with welcoming employees

The late Sir Roger Moore with his wife

Arnold Schwarzenegger enjoying meeting the staff

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what was then Julian’s Way (later renamed King David Street), the 4.5-acre site for the hotel was purchased from the Greek Orthodox Church for approximately $150,000 and opened in January 1931. Royalty and heads of state soon began to frequent the hotel for varying lengths of time. The Dowager Empress of Iran and Queen Mother Nazli of Egypt would spend their summer vacations in the King David. King Abdullah of Transjordan was a frequent guest, with his cavalry escort of horses and camels on guard directly outside the hotel, indicating that he was in residence. Three world leaders fleeing from their homelands – King Alfonso VIII of Spain, Emperor

Haile Selassie of Ethiopia, and George II of Greece – sought asylum in the luxury and elegance of the hotel and these residents paved the way for the famous names who followed. For all that occurred in those years, The King David Hotel’s reputation for excellence has never faltered. “The staff take pleasure and pride in remembering the most intimate requests of new and returning customers,” says the manager, who knows that in just a few hours the hotel can move from a diplomatic banquet for thousands to a family hotel celebrating a simcha. “We strive for perfection every day and in each duty we carry out. We want to see our guests smile, enjoy their time and return.” The King David, Jerusalem is a member of the Leading Hotels of the World.

Drinking at The King David MADE IN ISRAEL are perhaps the key words for The King David Wine Bar and recent addition to the hotel lobby’s Oriental Bar. “Elegant, classic, timeless”, says sommelier and Wine Bar manager, Daniel Gidey. The menu was conceived to offer patrons as broad a taste of the country as possible. With


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over 330 wineries across Israel; each bottle being produced in a distinctly different microclimate – from the Golan Heights to the Negev Desert, from Yarden to Castel, the bar showcases the very best this small wonderland has to offer. The diligently crafted menu is a wine lovers dream. The bar itself, steeped in history. Famous patrons include Tony Blair, “a gin and tonic man”, and Clinton “mostly a juice consumer”. But Ethiopian-born Israeli Gidey, considers his bar to be “a beautiful experience where the customer can truly feel at home and enjoy our service”. The service is excellent, the standards immaculate, and the bar itself a beautiful environment. And look over your shoulder to see the table where Yitzhak Rabin once signed a peace accord. The range of wines, chilled to perfection in the Eurocave Refrigerators, offer 14 glasses to be sampled as well as dozens served by the bottle. Expertly chosen and constantly being updated. Classic spirits are of course stocked in abundance but the true innovation lies with the unique cocktails on offer. Sit back and enjoy the Oriental, a sumptuous concoction of Arak, Rozota (an almond liquor), rose water, served with a cherry on top. Think White Russian but meets Jerusalem. Another standout favourite is the Etrog Royal, a Yarden Blanc de Blanc with Jerusalem Citron (Cedrat) Liquor. Every drink is made to order with care and craft. “It’s not about mass production, but rather personalising anything the guest wishes,” adds Gidey. A fresh menu of hors d’oeuvres compliments the menu, with executive chef David Biton’s house-smoked salmon stealing the show. Wine Tastings and Lectures are planned throughout the year.

An introduction to the King David’s Masterchef

DAVID ‘DUDU’ BITON speaks food. In volumes. Mouthfuls, in fact. “Wow, I love to eat, it’s the way of my life,” he exclaims. Biton, who is 34, “found home” in the King David’s fine dining restaurant, La Regence, and was appointed Executive Chef for the Dan Hotels Group. He didn’t study

cooking, at least not in the conventional culinary school sense. Living alone at the age of 15, David needed work and found a job as a commis chef. “After a short time I started to like the kitchen, to love it and, within a year, I dreamt of being a chef.” Biton has travelled a lot and worked at some of Europe’s most prestigious restaurants along the way including the Michelin starred Anna Amalia in Germany’s Elephant Hotel and the two-Michelin-starred Noma in Copenhagen, where he was deeply inspired cooking alongside chef Rene Redzepi. “I learnt so much from him. How to use wild herbs and wild vegetables and prepare fresh fish.” Now Israeli food is Biton’s inspiration and he is wowing guests at the King David with his talent. “The Israeli’s have a signature style that is all encompassing as we don’t have a single kitchen. We collect tastes from around the world and those are our influences. We rebuild classic Italian, change French and find the Israeli taste in the melting point. So many tastes and techniques in one small country.” As an auteur in the King David kitchen, even the inherent complexities of kashrut don’t faze him and he enjoys the challenges kosher food presents. “Making high-end kosher cuisine is not about replication,” he insists. “ By using the freshest and best quality ingredients you have the ability to cook very good food regardless of dietary restrictions.” Biton’s tasting menu provides the evidence. Refreshing, intelligent and simply sumptuous, it begins with homemade rice crackers served with a creamed horseradish; then a parfait and a standout chicken consommé that is a heavenly example of ‘Jewish penicillin’. Next comes tomato ’leather’ filled with sea fish salad; salmon belly with apple;

Jerusalem artichoke and duck ravioli followed by a classic palette cleanser sorbet made entirely of green herbs. Lamb chops with leeks and purees follow; topped off with a remarkable olive oil chocolate fondant and an apple and celery salad/sorbet. Biton’s Michelin star must be on the horizon. “What I love about cooking, especially here in the King David and at the Dan, in general, is the challenge,” he says. “Even when they say you are good, you start to think you are not good enough. I need to be more, do more, change and make the client satisfied. Perfectionism. It’s never boring. And this is what I love about being at this hotel.”


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FOR WINTER SUN “A self-contained paradise on the Red Sea” is the only way to describe it WITH ONLY A FADING TAN and photos on your iPhone to remind you of that recent summer holiday, isn’t it time you started planning where to go next? With 365 days of sunshine – give or take – Eilat is the first place that comes to mind when winter starts in the UK and specifically The Dan Eilat Hotel. Why? Because it is the best place to stay by the Red Sea. Experience and longevity are key to the Dan’s success in Eilat as the hotel opened in 1995 and guests have been returning ever

WE WANTED TO UPDATE THE DÉCOR WHILE RETAINING OUR OWN SPECIAL STYLE AND THE SOFT COLOURS THAT SAY VACATION since to enjoy the self-contained vacation paradise which blends luxury and style with fun, informality and round-the-clock activities.. But the reason The Dan Eilat Hotel was voted one of Condé Nast Traveller’s top 10 hotels in the Mediterranean and Africa is because it never rests on its laurels and is always striving to improve. Most recently the first phase of a major redesign of the property’s 375 rooms has been completed. “We wanted to update the décor while retaining our own special style and the soft colours that say vacation,” explains Dan

Eilat general manager, Lior Mucznik. “Due respect was paid to the original design and to maintaining the core elements of elegance, opulence and of course, maximum comfort.” Like all members of staff at the Dan Eilat, the general manager ensures that the highest standards are maintained, while being readily available to assist guests or just have a chat. Tour the hotel with Lior Mucznik and you will see the attention to detail as he points out the special light effects in the public spaces, the marine turquoise and desert yellow colour combinations of the newly-refurbished rooms and the paintings by New York-based Israeli Artist Natan Yosef, which now adorn suites and the lobby. But great design and attentive staff are just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to the joys of the Dan Eilat. Its spectacular beachfront location means guests can breakfast on the terrace every morning, which is all the more enjoyable in December. And then there’s the breakfast itself – a lavish Israeli-style extravaganza spread over 20 counters that is served from 7am to midday. So you can enjoy a lie-in and still eat like a king. Famed for its fine cuisine and international restaurants, the Dan Eilat offers exciting variety and gourmet menus drawn from every corner of the globe. Head chef Ofir Kedem who set up the hotel’s kitchen 22 years ago is responsible for the culinary wizardry along with the 80 cooks he oversees. “I’m still very hands on,” says Ofir, whose greatest pleasure is cooking for his staff at 5.30am. As a key witness to the changing trends in food this head chef has coped with the growing numbers of vegetarians, vegans, pescatarians and sugar-free guests. “Twenty percent of Israelis are vegetarians,” he says, which means they miss out on his legendary chopped liver at the sump-

tuous Friday night buffet. Shabbat dinner at the Dan Eilat is a feast and you will be full for some time, or at least until you visit the Shipudei Habustan restaurant on site and sample the 14 dish meze. Guests staying in executive rooms, terrace rooms or suites benefit from complimentary access to the Executive Lounge, where there are yet more delicious snacks and drinks throughout the day. Between meals, you can swim in the outdoor pool which is heated in winter and so can the children who have a pool of their own with a water slide. Children are also well-catered for at Danyland’s supervised children’s day play centre where there are organised activities for the youngest and computer gadgets for tweens. Fancy a work-out? Then head to the gym. A massage? Just ask for the spa. There is also a sauna, Turkish

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baths, squash courts and if you have any energy left after that, you can go to the disco, but not before visiting the beauty salon run by Gail Schneider who can assess a face in 60 seconds and transform it in under five minutes with her make-up skills in the Wow bar. Across from the hotel is the large Mul Hayam mall and an abundance of restaurants and bars, while only a few kilometres away is Eilat’s famous Underwater Observatory – a marine safari filled with colourful fish and creatures from the Red Sea. Also in close proximity is the Dolphin Beach, a magical place where humans and dolphins can swim and interact. Fantastic food, luxury rooms, attentive staff and dolphins.... see you at The Dan Eilat in December.


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Where pleasure is a way of life Gorgeous beaches - Thrilling destinations - Endless sunshine Discover the ongoing pleasures of a Dan Hotel vacation. Whether it’s the legendary King David in Jerusalem or resort hotels on the Mediterranean and Red Sea, every Dan hotel is a landmark destination that reflects the spirit of its surroundings. And thanks to our wide range of locations, the options are endless for enjoying the beauty, history and diversity of Israel.

For information & reservations ISRAEL: Call Dan Reservation Center: 972-3-5202552 Toll Free from: UK, Germany, France, Belgium: 800-326-46835 King David, Jerusalem | Dan Tel Aviv | Dan Carmel, Haifa | Dan Jerusalem | Dan Eilat | Dan Accadia, Herzliya-on-Sea | Dan Caesarea Dan Panorama Tel Aviv | Dan Panorama Haifa | Dan Panorama Jerusalem | Dan Panorama Eilat | Dan Boutique, Jerusalem | Dan Gardens Ashkelon

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