The Cove Rotana Resort

Ras Al Khaimah, Dubai Beaches and beyond

The hotel

Located on an idyllic water inlet of Ras Al Khaimah beachfront overlooking the Arabian Gulf, The Cove Rotana Resort more than lives up to all of your Arabian expectations. A wide choice of Nubian-styled rooms and luxury villas let you kick back, relax and soak up the sunshine with modern in-room facilities enabling you to stay in touch with the outside world, if you so wish. Explore further and you'll discover the Bodylines Fitness & Wellness Club offering a variety of massage treatments and two infinity swimming pools presenting just about everything that you need to keep fit, get pampered and indulge your senses. This truly is a remarkable setting and some of the views over the Arabian Gulf will quite rightly take your breath away. Refreshments by the pool, casual fine-dining and lunch on the terrace, give you a delicious taste of life in the Emirates and there's no better place to work up an appetite than down at the beach. Water sports and simple sunset strolls, make the pristine sands of The Cove Rotana Resort private beach the perfect place to play and supping tropical cocktails, this is where your Arabian dreams turn into reality.

Amenities

  • Bar
  • Spa
  • Swimming Pool
  • Fitness Centre/Gym
  • Internet Access
  • Beachfront location
  • Golf
  • Restaurant

Where is it

Located on an idyllic water inlet on the Ras Al Khaimah beachfront overlooking the Arabian Gulf, just 5 miles from the city centre. Transfer time from Dubai International Airport: approximately 1 hour.

Hotel information

204 rooms and 78 villas situated on the hills, like a small village built in clusters. All with balcony or terrace, air-conditioning, 32” satellite TV, high-speed Internet access*, tea/coffee-making facilities, fully-stocked mini-bar*, safe, bathrobes, hairdryer, walk in shower, iron and board. Classic Rooms have a village view, 1 king-size bed or 2 twin beds and sofa, sleeping maximum 2 adults.

All Inclusive option: includes breakfast, lunch and dinner buffets in the Cinnamon Restaurant, including tea/coffee. Selected brands of mineral water, chilled juices, soft drinks, beers, wine and spirits, served by the glass at Cinnamon restaurant, pool bar, beach bar and lounge bar daily from 11:00am–11:00pm.

Half Board option:includes breakfast and lunch or dinner buffets in the Cinnamon Restaurant.

Full Board option:includes breakfast, lunch and dinner buffets in the Cinnamon Restaurant.

Deluxe Rooms are the same size as the Classic Rooms, with ocean views, 1 king-size bed or 2 twin beds and sofa, sleeping maximum 2 adults.

Premium Rooms are the same size as Deluxe Rooms and have ocean views, with 1 king-size bed or 2 twin beds and sofa, sleeping maximum 2 adults.

1-Bedroom Villas are set in the garden or lagoon area, have a mezzanine master bedroom with 1 king-size bed, elegant staircase, ground floor terrace, living room with sofa, dining area, sleeping maximum 3 adults.

2-Bedroom Villas are larger than 1-Bedroom Villas, have a master bedroom with 1 king-size bed, a bedroom with twin beds on separate level, a working desk, sitting area and balcony in both bedrooms, living room with sofas, large bar counter, dining area, outdoor terrace area, plunge pool with garden or lagoon views. Villas sleep maximum 4 adults.

Cinnamon Restaurant (International cuisine and theme nights; open for buffet breakfast, lunch and dinner), Basilico Mediterranean Restaurant (upscale dining, Mediterranean and traditional cuisine; open for lunch and dinner. GourMed Brunch on Fridays), Breeze (lobby lounge serving cocktails and snacks), Laguna Bay (poolside dining and drinks), Sunset (drinks and snacks), Breakers (afternoon cocktails and barbecue). 2 infinity swimming pools. 600 metre beach. Bodylines Fitness and Wellness Club* with Jacuzzi, sauna, steam room, fully-equipped gym with fitness classes*. Massage treatments*. Gift shop. Laundry/dry-cleaning service* and shoe shine. High-speed wireless Internet*. 2 golf courses* are situated nearby as well as a great choice of water sports* activities. 24-hour room service*.

4 nights between 24 Dec–4 Jan and 4-17 Apr.

* Denotes local charge.

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Jan 28, 2020 ghalibhamed Amman, Jordan

Dusty room, limited selection of items in breakfast, deserted spaces, light of balcony burned! You either drink, smoke or get back to your room!! The bad was caved! Had backache next morning, isolated location unless you have a car to drive. Bricks make the room extra humid...
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Jan 26, 2020 Prestige989 United Arab Emirates

Great Experience which started from the check in with Taha where this supported with alot of attractions in my trip. and little improvements needs to be on the rooms furniture where can be in the toilets, dressing tables and controlling the neighbors noise will be great to have
Image of the Tripadvisor rating An awesome experience with great stay

Jan 19, 2020 371saadn Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

It's an excellent hotel and the location is in between RAK city center and Alhamra island. The staff have been very friendly at the reception and everywhere in the resort. they were good and pleasant in behavior except those who were serving at the restaurant where we had breakfast Also, the resort is massive and has a variety of activities to… Read more
It's an excellent hotel and the location is in between RAK city center and Alhamra island. The staff have been very friendly at the reception and everywhere in the resort. they were good and pleasant in behavior except those who were serving at the restaurant where we had breakfast Also, the resort is massive and has a variety of activities to do. I strongly recommend those who visit UAE to book in this hotel ( highly recommend) defiantly I'll come back again . Read less
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Jan 19, 2020 Nolramanep Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Me and my wife celebrated our wedding anniversary. We really enjoyed our short stay. Staff is accommodating and you can see that they are really enjoying in giving their service to their customers. Breathtaking views!
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Jan 19, 2020 martina_tluchorova Prague, Czech Republic

The Cove Rotana Resort hotel is very beautiful and large resort. Perfect cuisine, very kind staff and super clean beach. Room service every day including new towels and filled mini bar. Highly recommend!