The Telegraph: Special treat: The Dan Tel Aviv has hosted scores of showbusiness visitors from Madonna to Sir Paul McCartney. Check in to a slightly pricier double overlooking the beach which are available from £178
The Telegraph: Mid-range: Brown TLV (browntlv.com) is a very good value boutique hotel with 30 rooms. It boasts a spectacular rooftop terrace with an outdoor jacuzzi overlooking the city. Doubles from £124.
The Telegraph: Budget: Leonardo Hotel Basel (leonardo-hotels.com) is only a few streets away from the beach, but without the price tag that comes with being closer. Interiors are clean and modern. Doubles from £92.
The Telegraph: Head to Jaffa to buy lunch on the hoof from Said Abuelafia and Sons (00972 3681 2335), a bustling Arabic bakery that sells delicious zatar, flatbreads with olive oil, from its wood-fired ovens.
The Telegraph: Do not leave without eating at Dr Shakshuka (drshaksuka.rest-e.co.il), a Jaffa institution. Order the tasting menu: shakshuka – tomatoes, onions and eggs served with meat stews and couscous. Only £14.