Eilat is located in the southern region of Israel. It is a very commercial area, lots of hotels, hostels, resort area, etc.
Eilat is the city by which one can cross the border into Taba, Egypt on foot. The border crossing out of Eilat is a much quicker affair then doing the reverse and crossing into Eilat. The bus to the Central bus station is right by the border crossing.
Aqaba is more like a western city than a Middle Eastern City. It is a busy, clean, and safe appearing city. There is much new construction going on in Aqaba and the city seems very properous.…