Visitors heading to Eilat can visit the local tourist information office, which is located near the Hayam Shopping Center. It offers free maps, brochures and area guides. The office is open during the week from 8am until 6pm daily, and until 2pm until Fridays. It is closed for the Sabbath on Saturday and Sunday. For more information call 08-6372111.

And for more information the Israeli Government Tourist Office Web site offers facts about the nations, places to stay, places to visit and how to stay safe during your trip. While offering information for the whole country there is plenty of data on Eilat as well as the surrounding area. The site contains weather facts, maps of the region and other useful information for planning your trip.

The Israeli Tourist Office also has branches throughout the world including Europe, Asia and North America. There are offices in New York and Los Angeles: Israel Government Tourism Office, 800 Second Avenue, New York, 10017. Contact them by phone at 212-499-5660

Israel Government Tourist Office, 6380 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 1718, Los Angeles, CA  90048. By phone at 323-658-7463