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“Coarse sand, lots of algae, dirty”
Review of Bat Galim Beach

Bat Galim Beach
Ranked #40 of 95 things to do in Haifa
Certificate of Excellence
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I went to a vacation in Haifa and looked for a hotel near a beach speficially because I wanted to spend as much time at the beach as possible.

What a disappointment!

The beach is littered, the sand is coarse, the water is murky from all the algae and that makes it impossible to see where you are stepping.

I hurt my foot stepping on some stones and nearly fell.

Not to mention that there are fish there that actually bite you!

I went to a beach once where there were those fish and it was a tickling, fun sensation.

These fish were (possibly) bigger and stronger, because their bites actually HURT!

Also, I swam either into a jelly fish or a plastic bag.

And a stray cat did his business right next to my towel.

Will definitely never visit that beach again.

The only good thing I can say about it is that the water temperature was pleasant.

Thank meira1980
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Never seen such a beautyful beach around Haifa. The water is on some places green-blue. Wonderful sunsets

Thank GittiGrimm
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Reviewed 11 June 2018

Beach with fine sand but very narrow. Access to seawater is limited to the area where there are rescuers. Approximately 20 meters are access, then 50-60 meters without access, then 20 meters with access. In total 6 such access points. Horrible! There are green areas where you can stay at the beach. I recommend them because the sand is with various miseries - packs, cigarettes, etc.

Thank Florentin Adria... G
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Reviewed 20 March 2018

this is a neighborhood swimming beech where you can be very comfortable and casual. during season (April-October) it has life guards, toilet and dressing room (a bit shabby). year round it has a playground and a little kiosk with beer etc.
because of the wave breaker and the angle of the beech it does not get big waves and does not get a lot of jellyfish - meaning it is great when the western beeches of Haifa are less comfortable.

Thank sharonyael
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Reviewed 12 March 2018

The owner went out of her way to accompany our needs. Drove us around in her personal car and made every request possible. Communication in English was once in a while a bit difficult. But great place to go, would book the hotel again for my next trip.

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