A five-star resort located off the coast of Ras Al Khaimah has opened in the UAE. The Movenpick Resort Al Marjan Island features 418 rooms, suites and chalets, each with a balcony and sea views. It is the first resort opened in the UAE by Movenpick, which is a part of the Accor group.

With the aim to attract families, the rooms in the resort are equipped with sofa beds. Meanwhile, the beachfront chalets feature their own private swimming pools and terraces.

There are six dining options on the property at Movenpick Resort Al Marjan Island. There’s a buffet that can be had at The Market, whereas guests can avail of beachside dining at the Mediterranean restaurant and bar Ula. The Beach House offers Californian flavours, whereas Boons is a modern twist on a neighbourhood brasserie and bar. Pastries and all-day refreshments, including Mövenpick ice creams and the signature ‘Chocolate Hour’, can be availed in the boutique Möca Lobby Lounge. Opening in September, Neo Sky Bar will be the island’s only rooftop lounge offering sweeping views of Ras Al Khaimah’s skyline.


The resort has a year-round Starfish Adventure Kids Club. It also houses a 200 sqm indoor Kids Zone, a dedicated kid’s pool, and a Wibit floating waterpark.

Within the property, guests can access a 300m private beach and wellness hub, with four treatment rooms and a fully-equipped gym. The resort also has flexible event spaces including two large meeting rooms ideal for product launches, corporate team-building retreats, or conferences for up to 300 delegates. There is also a larger 530 sqm pillar-free ballroom for larger gatherings.

The Movenpick Resort Al Marjan Island is a 45-minute drive from Dubai International airport, and a 40-minute drive from Sharjah International airport as well as a 30-minute drive from Ras Al Khaimah International airport.

As an opening offer, guests can avail a 30 per cent discount on stays throughout the summer until September 30 for those who are part of Accor’s loyalty programme, ALL – Accor Live Limitless.

“We are thrilled to be opening the doors to Ras Al Khaimah’s first Movenpick Resort in the region. The much-awaited Movenpick Resort Al Marjan Island offers an unbeatable beachfront location and unique offerings, including an exceptional kids’ programme and a floating water park, in addition to a variety of dining options and an incredible private beach,” said Fabien Chesnais, general manager at the property.