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Rixos Bab Al Bahr

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Al Marjan Island, Ras Al Khaimah United Arab Emirates
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What you can expect during your stay
  • All linens sanitised in high-temperature wash
  • Face masks required for guests in public areas
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Floors marked for social distancing
  • Hand sanitiser available to guests & staff
  • Stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
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#13 of 36 hotels in Ras Al Khaimah
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Situated on the pristine white sands of Ras Al Khaimah’s tranquil Marjan Island, Rixos Bab Al Bahr enjoys the beautiful beach, stylish rooms, upmarket restaurants, stunning views, and comprehensive amenities you may expect from a five star beach resort in the Middle East. But what really sets Rixos Bab Al Bahr apart is the all-inclusive concept of this Ras Al Khaimah hotel. A resort with a difference: at Rixos Bab Al Bahr, guests can indulge in a variety of restaurants at no additional cost. With few exceptions, everything is inclusive from the kaleidoscope of cuisine in Seven Heights and the delicious selection of unlimited beverages in See & Sea, Mojito Bar and Inferno night club, to the diverse choice of entertainment and nightlife, kids clubs, spa, sports, and recreational activities. Five delectable a la carte restaurants, including a steakhouse and a seafood restaurant, offer a more diverse dining experience some at just a small supplement per person. The spectacular pyramid design of the resort ensures that nearly every one of the resort’s 650 rooms and suites enjoys a view of the crystal blue Arabian Gulf. In addition to being the ultimate getaway for families, one of the resort’s three pyramids is a dedicated adults-only zone and configured into suites to suit larger parties of friends and couples. Decorated in cool, sophisticated hues of azure and bronze, the rooms feature a wealth of comfort and convenience while the marble-clad bathrooms add an extra touch of luxury. As the perfect ultra all-inclusive resort for families, you’ll be spoilt for choice at Rixos Bab Al Bahr. At the heart of the resort, surrounded by waterways, is Seven Heights, our all day dining restaurant and one of the UAE’s largest buffet restaurants that features an array of world cuisines. Throughout the day, guests can enjoy breakfast here followed by lunch and dinner or they can snack on a variety of drinks and poplar dishes from the many poolside and beachside outlets - including a 24 hours Toast'n burger bar and Aisha lobby lounge Bar - all inclusive in the package. By night, the entertainment square opens up to a magical amphitheatre of five world-class a la carte restaurants*, including the popular Mojito Bar. Here guests can enjoy drinks and dinner against the beautiful backdrop of Marjan Island and spectacular entertainment show of international proclaim. Please note: ultra-premium food or beverage items may be subject to a surcharge. A la carte restaurant bookings are essential and can be made at the resort’s interactive kiosks adjacent to the lobby. DAY & NIGHTLIFE Whether it's winter or summer, Rixos Bab Al Bahr will keep you entertained. Our host of diverse entertainment options changes on a seasonal basis and offers options perfect for families, groups of friends and couples. During the winter months, the entertainment at our hotel focuses on the great outdoors. Organised fun and games in our temperature controlled pool make up the majority of the daytime activities, as do our weekend beach parties. Those looking to relax and enjoy the view will love the beachside adults-only Infinity Pool with its own bar. The cool winter nights are marked by live music, dancing, famous shows and breath-taking acrobatics at Entertainment Square, our purpose-built amphitheater. Revelers can party late into the night at the nearby nightclub, Inferno. As the temperatures rise during summer months, the evening entertainment moves indoors. Guests can still enjoy daytime activities, which revolve around live music performances at Seven Heights. Evening entertainment includes live music and jazz nights, karaoke, quizzes, retro parties, and theme nights continue at Mojito Bar, before the action moves to the nightclub Inferno. LEISURE Take your beach experience to a new level of luxury with Cabana Oasis at Rixos Bab Al Bahr. Select from one of four unique packages and enjoy a day lounging by the pristine shoreline. Guests can also wander the numerous pathways that wind around the resort. Studded with upmarket boutiques offering a range of enticing retail options, the souq-like paths offer a shady retreat from the daytime sun or a beautiful location to enjoy a star-lit evening walk. For those wishing to venture a little further afield, the resort is located just ten minutes away from the shops and facilities of Al Hamra Mall and Al Hamra Golf Course. Also just a few minutes away is the Ice Land Waterpark – fun for all the family – and many of Ras Al Khaimah’s cultural and heritage sites. SPA & WELLNESS Take a deep breath and relax with Rixos Bab Al Bahr Spa. Two ultra-luxurious Ottoman spas – one for men, one for women – are the largest spas in Ras Al Khaimah and provide everything you need to achieve a state of complete and utter relaxation. Whether you have selected a spa vacation, or are simply enjoying a respite from the excitement of the resort, Rixos Bab Al Bahr Spa is the ultimate haven of serenity. Each spa has a secluded private swimming pool area – perfect for sunbathing or enjoying a cool water dip whereas the most enchanting area of the spa is undeniably the traditional Turkish Hammams, where you can embark on the time-honoured ritual of deep cleansing scrub, undertaken beneath the decorative architecture of the Hammam’s central dome. Guests can also enjoy unlimited access to the steam room and sauna and quiet reading and relaxing areas. In addition to the wide range of complimentary facilities, guests can indulge in a host of pampering spa wellness therapies, beauty treatments and a beauty salon. MEETING & CONFERENCE FACILITIES Home to one of Ras Al Khaimah’s most prestigious event halls, the dedicated Conference Centre is the ultimate destination for business meetings and corporate events. The flexible size of the main hall – accessed separately from the main hotel entrance - can accommodate more than 880 people, ideal for weddings, conferences, seminars and product launches. Three distinct meeting rooms provide a capacity ranging between 58 and 120 people, perfect for smaller business events and special receptions. A spacious lobby in the conference centre doubles as a reception, breakaway and refreshments area. The hall and meeting venues are all equipped with all the conference facilities you need – including cutting-edge audio-visual equipment and high speed internet access. Our team of expert event specialists can take the hassle out of organizing corporate events, whilst our all-inclusive F&B offering makes life easier!
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free internet
Pool
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free breakfast
Beach
Tennis court
Babysitting
Valet parking
Wifi
Pool / beach towels
Infinity pool
Adult pool
Outdoor pool
Heated pool
Fitness / spa changing rooms
Fitness classes
Sauna
Bar / lounge
Restaurant
Breakfast available
Breakfast buffet
Kid-friendly buffet
Poolside bar
Aerobics
Darts
Entertainment staff
Evening entertainment
Karaoke
Table tennis
Nightclub / DJ
Indoor play area for children
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Kids club
Kids' outdoor play equipment
Airport transportation
Shuttle bus service
Car hire
Taxi service
Business Centre with Internet Access
Conference facilities
Banquet room
Meeting rooms
Spa
Couples massage
Facial treatments
Hammam
Head massage
Massage
Salon
Steam room
24-hour security
Baggage storage
Concierge
Currency exchange
Gift shop
Shops
Sun umbrellas
Butler service
Doorperson
24-hour front desk
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
Ironing service
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Room features
Blackout curtains
Air conditioning
Private beach
Additional bathroom
Housekeeping
Private balcony
Minibar
Flatscreen TV
Room service
Safe
VIP room facilities
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Room types
Ocean view
Non-smoking rooms
Suites
Family rooms
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HOTEL CLASS
HOTEL STYLE
Family
Ocean View
Languages Spoken
English, Russian, Arabic, Filipino and 3 more

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Grade: 36 out of 100
14Restaurantswithin 1 km
0Attractionswithin 1 km
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Al Marjan Island, Ras Al Khaimah United Arab Emirates
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jacek wrote a review Yesterday
Poland Springs, Maine1 contribution
Hotel is very Nice as well as Nice view from balcony, Food was amazing and tasty. we are like the pools . Room staff professional , specially Thank you Manjot and abhijeet Always caring and helpful person. thank you once again for take care us .
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Date of stay: October 2021Trip type: Travelled with family
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Gaëlle L wrote a review 21 Oct
Jebel Ali, United Arab Emirates5 contributions2 helpful votes
Disappointing ! We booked for 5 nights and left after one. ROOMS: Rooms are old and dated. We specifically requested a balcony, but it was so small, it was unusable (we would have to crawl over the table to access the second chair). Shower door could not be closed completely, resulting in the bathroom being flooded after taking a shower. We booked ´garden view’ but ended up getting a parking view. STAFF: Staff was also very rude (with some exceptions). Wife was directed outside the restaurent for restroom usage, upon return, she was asked to cue again. After explaining the rest of the family was already inside, she was told ‘no exception’ and had to cue for 15min. On arrival, we got 2 towel vouchers (we were 4). Staff handing over towels could only reply ‘one voucher one towel’ so we had to cue again at the (very busy) reception for additional ones. MAIN RESTAURANT: Food was very good, but restaurant was extremely noisy and no outside sitting area. Overall not worth 5 stars, hotel and facilities (like kids club) need an urgent update. We adressed some issues to management, and requested a room change, but we were only told to come back to next day at 9am for a room change. At 9am we were told « maybe in one hour » At 1pm, we decided to check out and staff were trying to make us believe it was an online pre-paid room, so no reimbursement was possible ( this was not true as we paid upon arrival). Very disappointing for a Rixos hotel as we stayed in other Rixos before.
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Date of stay: October 2021Trip type: Travelled with family
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Ross L wrote a review 21 Oct
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Before booking this hotel I had read recent mixed reviews and see true in both sides. Overall we had a pleasant stay and enjoyed the food, facilities, pool and beach. The staff were also very accommodating and friendly. Where this hotels let’s itself down in my opinion are in two areas, lack of staff and parts not all of the hotel are very run down but I must say very clean. The main part of the hotel is very posh looking and clearly maintained. The rooms and hallways are very outdated. Carpets have seen better days, mould in the bathrooms which had also been wallpapered and was peeling away. I must say the rooms were very clean. There’s a general eating area and restaurants you can book, this needs to be done at 1pm otherwise you might not get a booking. These restaurants are very nice although I wasn’t keen on the fish one. The main restaurant gets really busy, never enough staff, constantly waiting for knife and folks and drinks to be served. The food was again very nice and can’t complain, just a massive lack of staff. I wouldn’t come to this hotel again not because it’s awful but because it’s nothing spectacular. Admittedly it’s not the most expensive hotel and it’s all inclusive so what do you expect. If you have kids then it looks great as they have lots of activities and evening entertainment. They also have a pool just for adults which is very nice. Beers - becks or some local beers Wines - No idea but my girlfriend said is was ok. Overall I would give this a 7/10, nice hotel, good food, staff are great but lacks a five star rating.
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Date of stay: October 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Hamdi S wrote a review 21 Oct
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Very bad experience, they were mentioning "Ultra all inclusive" , you have to pay the room service, you cannot take food to the room, the restaurants a la carte need to be booked before 5pm otherwise they will not accept you even if no one is there, my kids were starving at 11 pm, want to bring something for them, I had to wait for the lobby bar to open at 11:30 pm and then they told me it's not allowed to take food to the room, a Big disappointment, will never book in this hotel again
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Date of stay: October 2021Trip type: Travelled with family
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Beksultan A wrote a review 21 Oct
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Had excellent a week there in Rixos. Basically I enjoyed every moments. The hotel has a unique beach with turtles swimming around. We’ve been doing paddle boarding and watch turtles it was lovely seeing them. Burak is gonna take you a good spot where is turtles. And my teens enjoyed many tournaments and other games Thanks to Anna for being kind and positive always.
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Date of stay: October 2021Trip type: Travelled with family
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PRICE RANGE
US$186 - US$532 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
United Arab EmiratesEmirate of Ras Al KhaimahRas Al Khaimah
NUMBER OF ROOMS
650
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Frequently Asked Questions about Rixos Bab Al Bahr
What are some of the property amenities at Rixos Bab Al Bahr?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free breakfast, a pool, and an on-site restaurant.
Which room amenities are available at Rixos Bab Al Bahr?
Top room amenities include a minibar, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at Rixos Bab Al Bahr?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Rixos Bab Al Bahr?
Yes, free parking and valet parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Rixos Bab Al Bahr?
Conveniently located restaurants include Meze, Sanchaya, and Meat Point.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Rixos Bab Al Bahr?
Yes, guests have access to a pool, a fitness centre, and a sauna during their stay.
Does Rixos Bab Al Bahr have an airport shuttle?
Yes, Rixos Bab Al Bahr offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Are any cleaning services offered at Rixos Bab Al Bahr?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Does Rixos Bab Al Bahr offer any business services?
Yes, it conveniently offers a business centre, meeting rooms, and a banquet room.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Rixos Bab Al Bahr?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, German, Russian, Hindi, Arabic, Turkish, and Filipino.
Are there any historical sites close to Rixos Bab Al Bahr?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Dhayah Fort (10.2 km).