Had Nes is a settlement in Israel, which is created as a community settlement in the Golden Heights. It is located close to the Jordan River and it is under the Golan Regional Council jurisdiction. If you are planning on visiting this region, you will be able to see amazing sights, try amazing things, and have a lot of fun. Hence, here are some reasons to visit Had Nes, as well as some things that you should see and visit while staying there:
1. Banias Waterfall
This waterfall is one of Israel’s northern delights and it is a very popular place for tourists, as well as locals. The waterfall is fed by the melting snow of the highest mountain in Israel, Mount Hermon. This place is also popular for amazing trek routes, with routes that pass Crusader and Roman remains, and delicious Druze pita places. The Banias is also famous for being a Christian pilgrimage place, as it is firmly believed that Jesus Christ sat there with his students and asked them to share their thoughts on how people saw him and his teaching. You can opt for relaxing close to the waterfall, jumping in the clear water, or you could hunt down the amazing pitas!
2. The accommodation is perfect
There are some really great places that you can stay at. There are cool and trendy hotels, that will all offer great accommodation for a relatively cheap price. For example, the luxurious Eden’s Boutique offers customers free Wi-Fi, free parking, an indoor pool, a spa, air condition, and a big bonus, it is pet-friendly. It is located in the heart of Had Nes and it offers customers magnificent views of the Kinneret. Hence, you will be able to find great accommodation options while in Had Nes.
3. Mount Bental
It is all about the amazing views from Mount Bental. Also, there is a historic site for the people interested in battles that happened here. This mountain is actually one of two craters and it stands 1.171 meters above the sea level, and the amazing views that stretch to Syria will provide you with images that you will never forget.
4. The food is amazing
While in Had Nes, you will be able to experience some amazing meals that will mesmerize your taste buds. Do not forget to taste traditional meals such as falafel, hummus, shakshouka, couscous, and za’atar are widely popular with tourists. There are amazing restaurants where you will be able to sit down and relax after a long day of sightseeing.
5. The Nimrod Fortress
If you are interested in medieval fortresses, you should not miss the Nimrod Fortress. It is located on the slopes of Mountain Hermon and after a lot of restoration, you can explore this medieval work of art that was built in 1229.
6. Taste great wines
Israeli wine came a long way in the last few years, and the Golan Heights Winery is one of the best places to try some delicious wine. This winery was awarded the 2012 New World Winery award. You can visit the visitor center and opt for a tour of the wine making process and taste their four main brands: Gamla, Golan, Mount Hermon, and Yarden.
These were only some things that you could experience, see, and try in Had Nes and you will certainly have the time of your life at this wonderful, mesmerizing place.