Destination guide

Head to the cozy city of Ashkelon

The beaches and wildlife create a pretty picture of Ashkelon. This city's sightseeing, cafés and bars draw many visitors. If you're looking for accommodations 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 cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Ashkelon a fun spot to vacation. Here are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • 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 vacation, August, July, September and June are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 89°F.

Natural features

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 center:

  • 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

Transportation to and around Ashkelon

The nearest airport is in Tel Aviv (TLV-Ben Gurion), located 29.5 mi (47.5 km) from the city center. 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 around Ashkelon?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 44 vacation rentals near Ashkelon. From 2 Houses to 37 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Ashkelon for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Ashkelon?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Ashkelon. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Ashkelon Beach: 51 vacation rentals
  • Ashkelon Marina: 51 vacation rentals
  • Tomb of Sheikh Awad: 51 vacation rentals
  • Ashkelon National Park: 51 vacation rentals
  • Ashdod Beach: 308 vacation 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 vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Ashkelon?

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

  • Condos/Apartments: 37 rentals available
  • Studios: 39 rentals available

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Ashkelon?

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

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