Tiberias, located on the Sea of Galilee, is a popular site for pilgrims and a much loved wellbeing and holiday resort for all. Tiberias stretches over foothills looking over to the Golan Heights on the opposite side of the Sea of Galilee.
Tiberias is situated along The Sea of Galilee’s 32-mile coast which is 650 feet below sea level. Although it is known as the Sea of Galilee it is in fact a lake located on the Via Maris route between Egypt and Mesopotamia. The Sea of Galilee is Israel’s principal source of fresh water and Israelis and tourists enjoy their stay here. Tiberias hotels are usually located close to the beach. The close proximity to the Sea of Galilee allows guests to view the lake straight from their hotel room. Many hotels in Tiberias take pride in their spa facilities, large swimming pools and other family based attractions.
Most of Tiberias hotels are located in close proximity to the Sea of Galilee's beaches. Guests will enjoy the breathtaking view of the Sea of Galilee. Hotels in Tiberias provide great accommodation solution for those who wish to visit Tiberias and the nearby tourist attractions. Please check out our suggestions for hotels and accommodation in Tiberias as well as tips to enhance the enjoyment of your visit.
Tiberias has attracted visitors for over 2000 years. In the Roman era Tiberias was a bustling spa resort constructed in the vicinity of 17 thermal mineral springs and tourists would arrive from all the corners of the globe. Herod Antipas was responsible for building Tiberias which he named to commemorate the Roman Caesar Tiberius.
You will enjoy the healing and leisure facilities of the Tiberias Hot Springs. Seventeen hot springs with an abundance of about 100 natural minerals lead into this spa and the temperature reaches a very warm 39c. The location is split into two areas: the original area with separate pools for men and women and the new spa with individual therapy pools, mud pools and separate treatment areas. A short trip from Tiberias will bring you to the Hamat Gader Springs. This spa is fed from five thermal springs and the minerals are said to increase the metabolism rate, restore skin cells and alleviate rheumatic pains and more.
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