Beresheet Hotel Video

The approach to the Beresheet Hotel is uninspiring, but inside the property, any misgivings are allayed. The resort is perched on the edge of the extraordinary Ramon Crater. Twenty-five miles long and 1,500 feet deep, this appears to be the result of a colossal impact, but in fact, it is a “makhtesh,” a gigantic dent in the earth’s surface caused by the subterranean erosion of soft rock strata. “Beresheet” means “Genesis” in Hebrew, and the setting does seem to resemble a primal stage of the planet’s history. The resort comprises 40 one- and two-story stone buildings, which contain 111 rooms and suites (39 with plunge pools). These are spacious, comfortable and decorated in a refined contemporary style with expanses of wood, marble and leather.

Learn more in the July 2014 Hideaway Report

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