Israel To Be This Summer’s Leading Holiday Destination

By Christina Tsangaris

Little Emperors, the private members luxury hotel club, is predicting Israel will be this summer’s leading holiday destination and is delighted to unveil the club’s top Israeli hotels to visit. Israel is currently set to be one of the first, and few, countries added to the UK Government’s ‘green list’ which is being officially announced on 10th May and set to come into place from 17th May This is following the Israel’s impressive management of Covid-19 and strong vaccination rollout programme – meaning the country is now favoured as one of the safest destinations to visit in summer 2021.

With this news in mind, 10% of Little Emperors members have already made bookings to this Mediterranean hotspot and the hotel group has recorded a 50% increase in enquiries for Israeli hotels when compared to April 2020.

The country is well known for its vibrant culture, the Dead Sea, desert activities, culinary scene, as well as boutique hotel offering. With the new Six Senses hotel opening in the Negev Desert this August, Little Emperors is predicting that this soar in bookings will continue towards the second half of this year too.

Little Emperors shares its favoured luxury hotels in Israel, offering members significant value - in both time and money. With bookings via the user-friendly app only ever four clicks away, members will receive the very best rates at these luxury hotels with added benefits including hotel credit, room upgrade, complimentary breakfast, and personalised experiences.

Please see below a selection of Little Emperors’ top hotels in Israel to visit from 17th May 2021:

The Norman Tel Aviv

The Norman is the only luxury boutique hotel in central Tel Aviv, perfectly situated in the heart of the city. Guests will experience the stunning rooftop, infinity swimming pool and sundeck, all with beaming views over the city. Elegant Mediterranean dining options are available at the hotel restaurant, as well as Japanese tapas merged with European delicacies to tantalise taste-buds.
 
The Setai

The Setai offers a tranquil oasis, overlooking Jaffa’s port and the Mediterranean coastline. Previously used as a prison, the restored building is an inspired hotel which blurs ancient Israel with five-star contemporary styling. Located along Tel Aviv’s expansive beach, guests will enjoy long walks, cooling dips in the ocean and sun-filled days by the pool. 

The Six Senses Shaharut – Opening 5th August 2021

Six Senses Shaharut is set in the Negev Desert, a vast, limitless and serene landscape. Originally due to open December 2020, the hotel is now one of the most highly anticipated openings for 2021. With a number of exhilarating desert activities from jeep safaris and camel rides to discovering archaeological sites and excursions to the Red Sea, for those who are particularly active the possibilities are endless at this resort.
 
Little Emperors members will receive preferential rates and dedicated benefits such as complimentary breakfast and  member upgrade.

Waldorf Astoria in Jerusalem

The Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem is a quiet hideaway in the centre of the bustling city of Jerusalem. The hotel is perfectly situated for those fascinated by the culture, history and religion, as it is of one of the World’s most famous holy cities. The elegant design by Sinan Kafadar has enabled to hotel to be recognised for its fantastic design, with the lobby winning a number of award accolades.

Mamilla in Jerusalem

The Mamilla is by the same group as Café Royale in London and boasts a stylish design. Located a short distance from important historical sites of the city, the Mamilla Hotel is a elegant oasis which has considered all of the small details to ensure guests feel truly relaxed and looked after. The hotel boasts a wine shop where guests can purchase favourite local wines and stock up on Israeli olive oil.

By Christina Tsangaris