In line with strategic urban planning in Eilat, a plan has been approved for the Dead Sea Pools project, which will add a new quarter to the region, including 1,150 hotel rooms as well as housing units. The plan, scheduled for completion in 2021, will be located in the eastern section of the city next to the international sports campus, currently under construction. The development is part of a joint wider plan by the Dead Sea Company, Israel Land Authority and the Engineering Administration of the Municipality of Eilat, to increase the number of hotel rooms in the city by almost 7,000, in addition to introducing new tourism attractions.

Astral Lite Hotel
Astral Hotels, which operates five properties in Eilat, is building a new 400 room, two star hotel, suitable for budget travelers. The Astral Lite hotel is located opposite the Astral Palma hotel, close to both Ice Mall and the Marina. This is first hotel to be built in Eilat in over 15 years and will offer guests add on services for an additional fee, including breakfast, use of the gym, pool and parking.

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