The Cove Rotana Resort

Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates

Virgin rating

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 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.


  • Kayaking
  • Snorkelling
  • Babysitting service
  • Kids Club
  • Bar
  • Evening Entertainment
  • Fitness Centre/Gym
  • Internet Access
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Safety Deposit Box
  • Spa

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” LCD TV,  complimentary WiFi access, tea/coffee-making facilities, fully-stocked mini-bar*, safe, bathrobes, hairdryer, walk in shower, iron and ironing board. 

Standard Guest Rooms have a village view, and either 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.

Please note: Restrictions may apply during the month of Ramadan. Please check directly with the hotel for more information.

Garden Rooms have either 1 king-size bed or 2 twin beds and a sofa, sleeping maximum 3 people.

Lagoon Rooms offer partial sea or pool views, with either 1 king-size bed or 2 twin beds and a sofa, sleeping maximum 3 people.

Sea View Rooms offer views of the beach and the Arabian Gulf, with either 1 king-size bed or 2 twin beds and a sofa, sleeping maximum 3 people.

Spacious Rooms are slightly larger in size with an additional seating area, and 1 king-size bed, sleeping maximum 3 people.

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 Bar (drinks and snacks), Sunset Ice Cafe (ice cream, sorbet and iced coffees), Breakers (afternoon cocktails and barbecue), The Lounge (bar), and At The Swing (food truck serving snacks and drinks) . 2 infinity swimming pools (one of which is adults only) and a kids pool. 600 metre beach. Bodylines Fitness and Wellness Club* with Jacuzzi, sauna, steam room, fully-equipped gym with fitness classes*. Beach volleyball. Table tennis. Motorized and non-motorized water sports*. Excursions including desert and fishing trips*. Flippers Kids Club. Daily entertainment and animation. Massage treatments*. Gift shop. Laundry/dry-cleaning service* and shoe shine. High-speed wireless Internet*. 24-hour room service*. Babysitting service*.

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

* Denotes local charge.

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Apr 22, 2024 Y1011LCdinac

Thank you for Mr Mohamed Elawadi for making the stay memorable! If i would come back i would come back because of his great hospitality
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Apr 22, 2024 Noor94azzam Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Our favorite place …hotel ,views ,services …. Everything is perfect 🤍🤍 This our 6th visit and each time we are enjoying more
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Apr 21, 2024 khov2024 Russian Black Sea Coast, Russia

It was amazing experience, and friendly staff we stay with the cove rotana first time and we really like location and the service of the hotel , stay was super and room was well cleaned ..
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Apr 21, 2024 Наталья К Moscow, Russia

It’s was a great time in this hotel. Rooms, food, service are very good. Stuff try to do your holiday very comfortable and relaxing. Especially thanks for the room cleaning!
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Apr 20, 2024 Yafagh Dubai, United Arab Emirates

The service was very good ,Shahd at the reception was so kind and helpful during checkin and checkout. We tried the italian restaurant (basilico) was so good, the food, the vibes and the view in the outdoors. Loved the resort! Definitely wont be my last time