Herzliya Israel is located in the center of the country just north of Tel Aviv. The city was named after Theodore Herzl the founder of the Zionist Movement back on the last years of the nineteenth century.
The coastal Autostrada or road # 2 runs from Tel Aviv to Haifa, crosses the city and divides it into two halves; Herzliya Center and Herzliya Pituach.
Herzliya is a thriving town in the center of Israel
On the east is the city center and original city of Herzliya. This is a mainly commercial residential area where people live and work and has nothing to do with tourism. It is an authentic Israeli city and many tourists do visit just because of that. It is home to the enormous mall “Shivah Kochavim” or “Seven Stars” with cinemas and many stores and food areas for the delight of adults and children alike.
The main artery of Herzliya is Sokolov Street full with falafel stands and stores selling anywhere you want to find. The streets are considered to be clean compared to other cities.
Herzliya Pituach is the town near the beach
On the west side of the road is Herzliya is Herzliya Pituach, one of Israel’s most upscale neighborhoods and the Mediterranean Sea. It is a mixed area where you find the most beautiful residences and embassies, together with an industrial and hi-tech thriving area.
Here you find an array of restaurants compared in quality to Tel Aviv Israel or any big city of the world. You ask for a food style and you’ll find it in Herzliya Pituach.
Herzliya Israel has great Mediterranean Beaches
And near the coast of the Mediterranean an area of luxury hotels surrounded by a great beach compared with the best of the world with lots of amenities and services. Herzliya beach is the perfect place to sunbathe, play matkot (Israeli paddle ball) and engage in water sports.
Next to the water is the important Arena Mall, with stores inside and outdoor cafes and restaurants outside near the water. On any given day it is full with visitors and locals. On a Shabbat since most of Israel is resting and businesses are closed, the Arena Mall is practically overcrowded.
Location of Herzliya Israel north of Tel Aviv
It is very easy. As I told you, road # 2 passes through the city and you just have to take the exit at HaSira (The Boat) and you are in Herzliya.
Via the Ayalon Highway or # 20 you arrive from the south directly into Herzliya and your only choice is going east to the city center or west to Herzliya Pituach. Signs in Israel are in Hebrew, English and Arabic. I consider them very good compared to the standards of the big and developed world countries.
If you like the train, the main line Tel Aviv Haifa of Israel or Israel Train stops in Herzliya next to the Seven Stars Mall.
You may also arrive in the city from neighbors like Raanana, Ramat Hasharon, Netanya Israel and the whole center of the country.
If you're in the financial bracket to afford a home in Herzliya Pituach, the thing to do is to sail up on your yacht into the Herzliya Marina.
Aerial view of the city of Herzliya Israel
Herzliya was founded in 1924 as a semi cooperative farming community or moshava; with a mixed population of new immigrants and veteran residents. After the establishment of the state in 1948, large numbers of immigrants settled there. In 1960, when the population reached 25,000, Herzliya was declared a city
In a quality of life survey in 2008, Herzliya ranked second highest among Israel's 15 largest cities. Investment in education was higher than all other cities in the survey and more high school students were eligible for a Bagrut or High school.
Daniel Hotel one of the best hotels in Israel is in Herzliya
I recommend two great hotels in Herzliya Pituach
Hotel Daniel and Spa Herzliya
Located on the fresh and dazzling Mediterranean seafront, the Hotel Daniel Herzliya is Israel's most pleasurable setting for business or leisure visits. Recently and thoroughly refurbished, the hotel boasts world class design, state of the art business facilities, sumptuous kosher catering and magnificent service.
On the beach, on the pulse, just 10 kilometers from Tel Aviv on a major freeway, it is positioned in the Herzliya Pituach business district. This outstanding location allows guests to benefit from convenient proximity to Israel's busiest business districts, while enjoying fresh sea breezes.
Meeting business needs, the Daniel Hotel Herzliya is fully equipped to offer everything the business traveler requires, including fast, wireless internet access, a business club and state of the art conference facilities.
For real relaxation, Shizen Spa an ambiance of opulent serenity touched by the East Pure professionalism, and warm, personal attention make internationally renowned Shizen an unforgettable spa experience. Located at the Daniel Hotel, Shizen guests enjoy unrivalled relaxation and a wide selection of quality beauty and health treatments, which combine ancient wisdom and modern technology.
Hotel Accadia in Herzliya part of the Dan Chain of Hotels
Dan Accadia Hotel Herzliya
Dan Accadia is Israel's jewel on the shores of the Mediterranean. It
features first floor chalets and garden chalet rooms newly renovated. The hotel
is perfect for leisure and corporate travelers. It features top of the line
recreational facilities such as tennis courts and various marine activities at
attractive rates. Wireless internet access high speed WI FI in rooms and public
areas and is located minutes away from Israel’s Silicon Valley, with direct
access to Israel’s finest beach.
To summarize Herzliya Israel is one of the best cities in Israel to live and to open your business. And last but not least to spend as many days as possible in one of the beautiful hotels.
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