Details, Caesarea, Israel
Air France/KLM offer connecting flights from Washington Dulles to Tel Aviv, with late-October fares currently starting at $943 round-trip. Caesarea is 36 miles north of Tel Aviv.
WHERE TO STAY
King Solomon Hotel
18 Hamapilim St., Netanya
Dated but adequate rooms with sea-view balconies. Rooms from $160.
Inland location, luxurious grounds with pool. Rooms from $290.
WHERE TO EAT
Great position on harbor. Run by a well-known Israeli chef. Entrees start at $18.50.
Good for coffee or lunch while visiting ruins. Entrees from about $12.
WHAT TO DO
Caesarea Harbor National Park
Summer (April-September) hours, daily 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., until 4 p.m. Fridays and holidays. Winter (October-March) hours, daily 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., until 3 p.m. Fridays and holidays. Adults $9.20; students $8.20; children $5.60; seniors $4.60.