Exploring Herzliya

Just north of Tel Aviv is one of Israel's ritziest cities, home to two shopping malls, culinary hot spots and sparkling beaches.

This week, the first Israeli branch of the Ritz-Carlton hotel chain opened at the Herzliya marina, affording a perfect opportunity to survey one of the richest cities in Israel. Herzliya is divided into two parts: Herzliya Pituach, which lies along the beach and is home to multimillionaires living in private villas, and the city of Herzliya, lying to the east and inhabited by a mix of...