A half kilometer (about 1/4 mile) north of Akhzivland is Yad Le-Yad
Hostel, P.O. Box 169, Nahariya (Phone 04/982-3345), offers beds
arranged in two-, four-, and six-bed rooms for $24 per person, plus 21
rustic beach shelter/bungalows housing four people for $17 per person.
* Akhzivland is a self-declared and officially tolerated
"independent republic" established by Israeli hippy and former
sailor Eli Avivi on the Mediterranean beach at Akhziv in Israel.
Akhzivland was first settled by President and sole permanent resident
Eli Avivi in the early 1950âs. In 1970, lacking any legitimate claim
to the territory, Eli Avivi declared Akhzivland an independent nation,
Currently, Akhzivland is looking to increase its volume of overseas
tourism, so if youâre planning a trip to Israel why not make a brief
stopover in Akhzivland? Akhzivland can be reached on Route 4, 2.4
miles north of Nahariya.
Since its creation, Akhzivland has become somewhat of a cultural
phenomenon in Israel. Its beautiful surroundings have led to an influx
of both Israeli and foreign tourists. Israeli rock bands frequently
hold concerts in the tiny nation. To accommodate Akhzivlands visitors
"independence" of Akhzivland, which is just north of the park
boundary. The ramshackle building that is Akhzivland's main structure
houses Mr. Avivi's living quarters and his personal museum of
artifacts found on and near Akhzivland. You can visit the museum for a
Akhzivland is located on Route 4, 2.5 miles (4 km) north of Nahariya
on Israel’s northern coastline. Rooms are available at US$ 34 a night
with camping space at US$ 18 a night.
Israel Ministry of Tourism
Akhzivland is still very popular with Israelis and as tourism to the
country begins to recover, Avivi is hoping for more overseas visitors
in the future. His home is also used as a model shoot. Arab couples,
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