The perfect luxury getaway
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The perfect luxury getaway

Judy Elkus discovers hundreds of elegant private villas to rent in Israel through

A luxury holiday used to mean staying in a fancy hotel…. along with hundreds of other guests. But today, you can easily rent an elegant private villa in Israel through

Guaranteed to ensure you enjoy every moment of your stay, each of the high-spec properties on the site has a pool and some even have spa-style facilities like a sauna and jacuzzi.

The Hayokra website lists hundreds of luxury properties around the country where you and your loved ones can get away from it all, whether for a night, a weekend, a fortnight or more. Simply book with the owner via the user-friendly website, paying no brokerage fees.

Particularly suitable for guests with religious requirements, most Hayokra villas offer a private pool, shabbat-friendly kitchen facilities and close proximity to local synagogues.

Here are just three samples of the type of property you’ll find on the site:

Grand Royal Villa, Moshav Netua, northern Israel

Located in Moshav Netua, with breath-taking views of the Galilean landscape, the Grand Royal Villa was built to the highest specifications. It has 8 bedrooms spread over 2 floors, each with a luxurious en-suite bathroom, separable double beds, LCD TV + satellite connection and a dressing room. Downstairs is a spacious living room that can host 25 people, a fully-equipped kitchen and an oversized dining table that seats 30. The well-kept, walled-off outdoor area features a 15-metre pool, spa jacuzzi, table tennis table, a professional BBQ corner and dining table to seat 30.


Pina B’Kochav Villa, Kochav Yair, central Israel

Located in Kochav Yair, just half an hour from Tel Aviv, the Pina B’Kochav villa has two bedrooms, a large living room and fully-equipped kitchen. Every detail of the villa has been meticulously thought out. Take the pool for example: walled off for privacy and chlorine free, it is heated and has a retractable cover for year-round swimming, not to mention a quality 4-speaker sound system and BBQ area.

Riviera Villa, Eilat, southern Israel

Eilat is full of attractions, but if you stay at the Riviera Villa you’ll have everything you need for a fun-packed, relaxing holiday. The spacious 1200m2 outdoor area has a 13-metre pool, a spa bath that fits up to 10 people, a BBQ area, sun beds and a table tennis table. There’s even a gym, equipped with weights, a treadmill and a wet sauna. With five double bedrooms, a large kitchen and dining area, and comfortable lounge the villa can host 14 guests. The local synagogue is a five-minute walk away, and arrangements can be made for a hot plate and hot water on shabbat.

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