From luxury five-star resorts to family friendly leisure facilities, Al Marjan Island – Ras al Khaimah’s newest lifestyle destination – has it all.

Featuring 23km of incredible waterfront, including 7.8km of pristine, white sandy beaches and a vast palm-tree-lined corniche, the Emirate’s first man-made archipelago offers a unique beach getaway close to the heart of the city.

Outstanding family friendly attractions

As one of Ras Al Khaimah’s most family friendly destinations, Al Marjan Island is always full of life, but particularly so on weekends. Residents and visitors of all ages flock to the island’s corniche to soak in its buzzing atmosphere and incredible views, dine at one of its many food outlets and cafes, relax in its lush green areas or make use of its extensive kids’ play areas.

Get fit!
Home to the Ras Al Khaimah Half Marathon – the world’s fastest half marathon – Al Marjan Island boasts outstanding sporting facilities, including a dedicated 2km running track along the corniche that enables joggers to test their fitness while enjoying the fresh sea air and incredible panoramic views. For a more leisurely experience, why not rent one of the plentiful, environmentally friendly Circ e-scooters that are available and take to the island’s paths to explore everything it has to offer?

Al fresco dining and the freshest flavours

From award-winning food trucks and cafés to some of the region’s finest restaurants, Al Marjan Island has something to tempt all tastes and budgets. Puro Cafe & Terrace serves up healthy breakfasts, Italian and Mediterranean light bites, fresh juices, and delicious coffee, while SALT food truck offers a delectable selection of wagyu sliders, cheesy fries, crispy chicken, and cold drinks. Al Marjan Island’s fast-growing collection of luxury resorts are also home to an award-winning selection of fine dining institutions.

World-class hotel accommodation and facilities

Speaking of beachside resorts, Al Marjan Island offers some of the UAE’s best accommodation options for families. The DoubleTree by Hilton Resort & Spa, Marjan Island boasts a remarkable five pools, a Chuckles Kid’s Club and a unique pirate theme park, while Hampton by Hilton Marjan Island – the world’s largest Hampton with 515 guestrooms – is an ultra-modern, budget-friendly alternative that offers outstanding facilities including 750 metres of private beach, family guestrooms and a kids’ club.

For a highly memorable, all-inclusive experience, consider the Rixos Bab Al Bahr, which promises the ultimate family getaway, thanks to its highly flexible accommodation options that include a uniquely themed kids’ family escape suite. Guests can enjoy a vast range of water sports and beachside activities, while the dedicated Rixy Kids Club and Teens Republic facilities offers plenty to keep younger guests entertained. During the cooler months, the luxury resort’s outstanding Entertainment Square outdoor amphitheatre also regularly hosts spectacular live concerts and events, drawing audiences from across the UAE and the region.


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