Jaffa, an ancient port city in the backyard of Tel Aviv. Along with its special history and unique atmosphere, Jaffa offers some of Israel’s finest boutiques and accommodation. With its vibrant designer fashion scene and trendy bars, no wonder it has become a top destination. Walk through narrow stone streets and alleyways to find these truly special gems.
Here are the 11 top places you just can’t miss:
Stay at the heart of the Jaffa flea market at the Market House Hotel – This hotel offers stylish rooms and a great location, located next to the historical clock tower and the Greek market.
Start your morning the right way at the Milk bakery, located right next to the Market House Hotel. You will find the best patisserie in town, fresh delicious sandwiches and even better sweets! You have to try their brownies next to your coffee.
Across the street from the Milk Bakery, the highly praised shop – Norman & Bella boutique and studio. Norman & Bella features handmade leather shoes and bags. It’s an open studio where you can meet the designer and see her working process. If you’re into comfortable and beautiful shoes, then this is your place.
If its jewelry you’re after, head on to Ruby Star, right in the heart of the flea market. You will find there beautiful contemporary handmade jewelry. 13 Amiad St. Tel Aviv-Jaffa
Close by is a must visit gallery: “8 In Jaffa” – Contemporary Ceramics Gallery. You will find some great gifts for your loved ones. 13 Rabbi Pinchas St. Tel Aviv-Jaffa
For fashion lovers, Sabina Musayev, a high-end fashion brand also known for their ready to wear collections. Shop for a fabulous dress for your next occasion.
Another great accommodation option. Margosa Hotel – Just a few minutes walk from Old Jaffa and the flea market area. Great rooms and an excellent breakfast!
In the beautiful ancient part of old Jaffa, you will find Itay Noy. Once entering his kingdom you will lose track of time. Itay Noy designs unique handmade, limited edition watches and timepieces. Located in the beautiful old city area.
On a different area of Jaffa, T Squared by Tammi Eshed offers gorgeous contemporary jewelry inspired from architectural and geometrical shapes.
Before ending our day, we will drop by the Noga Shopping district, which features Kav – Women’s clothing brand that offers minimalist and timeless designs. Really nice dresses.
Almost back to where we began, it’s time to dine at Jericho – Restaurant and a bar with a lovely piazza located in the Greek market. For a glass of wine and a snack or for a full meal. 4 Pinkhas Ben Ya’ir St. Tel Aviv-Jaffa