Set on a beautiful private beach in Ras Al Khaimah, Marjan Island Resort & Spa opens up onto pretty white sands and is surrounded by lush green palm trees. This spacious and modern complex comprises a wealth of on-site facilities, extensive restaurant and bar options, chic guest rooms and suites, and a location close to the city's top sights and attractions.
Sunbathing and swimming top the agenda during the daytime. Soak up the Arabian sunshine on a poolside lounger or grab your beach bag and visit the private beach. Test your limits with the array of available water sports or kick back and read your favourite book. Back at the hotel; indulge in a spa treatment, splash in the Jacuzzi, or chill out in the relaxation area.
After a long day return to your stylish guest room or suite, where you'll discover a calm environment, contemporary decor, and a selection of home-style amenities. Cool down with a refreshing drink from the minibar and watch a film on the satellite television. Get comfortable in the complimentary bathrobes and slippers and reach back home with the Wi-Fi access.
The on-site bars and eateries take care of your food and drink. From Lebanese plates, Italian cuisine, and European options to savoury treats, Moroccan tea, and delicious mocktails; the four restaurants and three bars offer it all. Enjoy lounge music and stylish Arabian ambience in the evening as you socialise with fellow guests.
Choose Marjan Island Resort & Spa for your holiday in Ras Al Khaimah.
The facilities at Marjan Island Resort & Spa include: an outdoor swimming pool, children's swimming pool, four restaurants, three bars, water sports, children's club, playground, terrace, complimentary Wi-Fi access, 24-hour reception, laundry facilities, concierge service, luggage storage, and multilingual staff.
The extensive spa facilities feature: a shop, dual massage suite, VIP room with heated quartz sand therapy, six treatment rooms, two steam and sauna rooms, two Hammams and Rasul, two private Jacuzzi areas, and two relaxation areas.
The fitness centre and private health club includes: cardiovascular machines, treadmills, Step Master, Cross trainer, bicycles, postural enhancement and stretching, water fitness therapy and pool aerobics, Jacuzzi, indoor pools, steam room, and sauna.
Food, drink & entertainment
With four restaurants and three bars to choose from, you'll never go hungry or thirsty. Al Liwan promises all-day European dining, Zaitouna House specialises in Lebanese cuisine, Al Forno is the place to be for pizza and pasta dishes, and Amouage Lounge & Terrace is your go-to for flavoured shisha, Moroccan tea, and views of the Arabian Sea.
During the day, Infinity Pool Bar is a unique outdoor setting offering a menu of Arabian wraps, Mediterranean pizzas, and refreshing drinks. Turtle Beach Bar is set on a private beach and offers a variety of healthy snacks, fresh fruit juices, and tasty mocktails. Al Majlis is an Arabian-style tea lounge; tuck into pastries, savoury treats, and freshly-brewed coffees and teas.
Sport, games & activities
Start your day with some exhilarating water sports; try out banana boat and donut rides, wakeboarding, body-boarding, windsurfing, sailing, parasailing, or water skiing. Relax in the spa with a massage, dip in the Jacuzzi, and session in the sauna. The fitness centre and health club take care of your exercise regime during your stay.
There are 299 guest rooms and suites at Marjan Island Resort & Spa, comprising Superior Rooms, Premium Rooms, Junior Suites, Marjan Suites, Two-Bedroom Suites, and Three-Bedroom Suites. Superior Rooms feature one king size bed or two single beds, bathroom with rain shower and speakers, complimentary Wi-Fi access, 40-inch satellite television, radio, safe, hairdryer, bathrobes and slippers, electric scale, and stocked minibar.
Ras Al-Khaimah sits on the shores of the Arabian Gulf in the United Arab Emirates; just a short distance from the busy metropolis of Dubai. The area boasts a rich history that dates back over 7,000 years with countless ancient sites to explore; equally-matched by a backdrop of magnificent mountain landscapes and rich terracotta desert plains. Add into the mix 64-kilometres of white sandy beaches, luxury hotels, and year-round sunshine and it’s easy to see why this place is a favourite.
Adventure-seekers can look forward to: zip-lining and hiking on the famous Jebel Jais Mountain, jet-skiing across the Arabian Sea, exploring the dunes by camel or four-wheel drive, or trying go-karting and mountain biking. History buffs get to explore the 16th-century Dhayah Fort, the 18th-century Mohammad Bin Salim Mosque, and the National Museum of Ras Al-Khaimah. Keen shoppers can roam the traditional souqs and markets or the five malls packed with international brands.
The best time to travel to Ras Al-Khaimah is from late October to mid-April. During these months the weather is pleasantly warm and hovers between 20 to 28°C, while during the summer months the average temperature can range between 35 to 45°C.
Hike up to the 16th-century Dhayah Fort for spectacular mountain and sea vistas. Drive the 20km-long road up Jebel Jais Mountain to the View Deck Park for stunning sunsets; while adrenaline fans can experience the Jebel Jais Flight zipline and Jais Sky Tour zipline adventure. Visit the capital's National Museum of Ras Al Khaimah in a centuries-old fort for an insight into the area's history or stroll through the abandoned village of Jazirat al-Hamra. Take a road trip into the Hajar Mountains with their barren mountain landscapes or explore Shimla with its Husn al-Shimal Fort, pre-Islamic tombs, and ancient settlement. Indulge in retail therapy at Manar Mall, Al Naeem City Center, RAK Mall, Al Naeem Mall, and Al Hamra Mall or go more traditional at Old RAK Souq and Kuwaiti Souq. Discover the abundant wildlife at RAK Zoo or ride racing karts around the thrilling RAK track.
Ras Al-Khaimah's seafaring past means its cuisine draws inspiration from around the globe including India, Egypt, Iran, and Turkey. Start the day with Balaleet or Chebab; feast on Samak Mahammar, Al Machboos, or Biryani at lunch and dinner; with Mahalabia, Luqaimat, and Knafeh for dessert. Treat yourself to a cup of Qahwah coffee and a slice of honey cake. Casual fare in cafes and takeaway stalls includes Manakish, Falafel, and Shawarma served in lavash or pitas.
Join the locals for a sunset stroll along the Al Qawasim Corniche overlooking the creek and Sheikh Zayed Mosque. Ras Al-Khaimah has many pubs and bars; ranging from sports bars and trendy cocktails bars to cosy lounge bars where you can socialise with friends, relax, and enjoy the atmosphere. Visit one of the authentic Arabic cafes to sample local cuisine, coffee, and sheesha. Please bear in mind that alcohol consumption is allowed only in bars and on other designated premises and that drinking on the street or in other public places is strictly prohibited.
It is your responsibility to ensure you have the correct travel insurance and vaccinations and / or special medication for your destination. Please consult your GP for advice at least one month ahead of travel. It is essential that you meet the visa and passport requirements for your chosen destination. Visit the Foreign & Commonwealth Office (http://www.fco.gov.uk) website for up to date entry requirements listed by country.
It is your responsibility to ensure you have the correct travel insurance and vaccinations and/or special medication for your destination. Please consult your GP for advice at least one month ahead of travel. It is essential that you meet the visa and passport requirements for your chosen destination. Visit the Foreign & Commonwealth Office (http://www.fco.gov.uk) website for up to date entry requirements listed by country.