Nicole Haime

Beresheet Hotel
  • Where:Israel
  • Why:To get away.
  • When:August 2013
  • Who:A buddy-o-mine.
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Sunset over the Ramon Crater.

The arrival area.

The amazing twilight glow just after sunset.

Eating lunch outside.

A view of the pool overlooking the Ramon Crater.

Outside our private villa.

The perfect combination of wood, stone and glass.

Our private dipping pool.

The guest room was just right.

The colors in the desert.

Standing on the edge of the crater.

A favorite grazing spot for desert animals.

Highs & Lows

  • Although I am not the biggest fan of buffets, it is the hotel’s favored choice of food service for breakfast, lunch and dinner and I have to say, it was absolutely awesome.

  • Our room had its own private pool that was ideal for an after hours dip.

  • It seems that the famous desert animal, the Ibex, is a fan of the hotel also. You can find the harmless and amazing animals roaming all over the property.

  • The Ramon Crater.

  • The hotel’s design was extremely unique and the materials, colors, and shapes used made it seem like it was a natural part of the desert.

  • The closest town, Mitzpe Ramon, is not very exciting.

The Barometer

  • Design

  • Website

  • Environmental Consciousness

  • Night's Sleep

  • Service

  • Amenities

  • Takeable Treats

  • Refer a Friend

  • Overall Value

  • Life Changing

Total: 45/50

Important Bits

  • Type

    A secluded luxury retreat.

  • Vibe

    Remote tranquility meets family getaway.

  • Location

    Located at the edge of the vast Ramon Crater in Israel’s Negev Desert.

  • Rooms


  • Music

    Not that I heard!

  • Year Opened

    April 2011.

  • Designed By

    The family team Yehuda Feigin and sons Dov and Yoel were Beresheet’s architects and ARA Design did the interior design using local materials.

  • Pool/Gym

    Yes to both.

  • Restaurant

    There are two restaurants, one for meat and one for dairy, as is typical in Israel. The dinner and breakfast at the meat restaurant were unbelievable.

  • Bar

    Yes, there are two bars, one outdoors during the day and one open at night where you can listen to live music.

  • Children


  • Price

    Expensive for Israel.

The treatments were great.

Spend Time in the Hotel’s Spa

ramon crater

The treatments were great.

Beresheet Hotel

דרך בראשית 1, Mitzpe Ramon

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