Tel Aviv is often dubbed as one of the hippest and most exciting cities of the Mediterranean and the whole world; and as a proper mediterranean city, it offers a few sandy beaches. However, the centrally located beaches are crowded, so if you want to take a breath off the bustling city AND take off your clothes, you should head to the north of Tel Aviv to Ga’ash beach. It is also the most famous gay-friendly beach in Israel. I don’t know how to get there by public transport there, but I was lucky to be brought there by local nudie fellow, who was recommended by a friend in Berlin.
Seemingly endless, Ga’ash beach has enough space for all. In July, when many find the heat in Tel Aviv almost unbearable, it also gets very hot at this beach in the afternoons, as it faces the West, but it’s hard to find anything more relaxing than soaking in the warm waters on the edge of the sea. (if you’re afraid of jellyfish, that’s also probably the deepest you can get into the sea, because jellyfish are abundant in Tel Aviv during mid summer; very bad timing they have!)
But if you are a true active naturist, you shouldn’t lie too much, move your ass and go for a run! 😉
The soft sand is perfect for running barefoot.
The beach lies along sand cliffs,
which provide scenic views,
so of course we couldn’t resist from going for walk by one of the hiking trails.
There are indicators of hiking trails, but it would be difficult to get lost given proximity of the sea.
In some places the sand was very hard but smooth from wind, and the combination creates some cozy corners.
Too bad we couldn’t stay there till sunset. It was time to go back to the beach, and then to the city…