Carmey Avdat Farm is a family-run property in the Negev Desert, 5 minutes' drive from Sde Boker. It offers rustic chalets with natural pools and hammocks. Homemade wine is available to taste and buy.
Carmey Avdat is built on the site of a 1,500-year old agricultural settlement on the ancient spice route. Its chalets are scattered around the grounds and feature a private patio with dining area. The kitchenettes come with an espresso machine and free wine, milk and fruit.
This property is all about being at one with nature. There are no TVs or DVD players to interrupt the peace and quiet. It is also eco-friendly and uses solar energy and a water purification system. Guests are asked to recycle. The property also promotes a community involvement project by offering free accommodation to children with special needs.
Set on the Negev Desert's wine route, Carmey Avdat produces 6,000 bottles of Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon wine a year. The ancient wine cellars of Avdat are 4 km away.