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Movenpick Resort & Residence Aqaba

Aqaba, Jordan

The Movenpick Resort & Residence Aqaba overlooks the Red Sea with a private beach and a host of facilities to ensure a pleasant stay. It welcomes children, who can be entertained at the DANA kids club, while parents can indulge in spa treatments.

At a Glance

  • The Movenpick isn't located directly on the beach - guests need to cross a road via a walkway in order to reach the resort's private beach

  • The Movenpick has four swimming pools, in addition to its private beach

  • The Bridge Pool is the best location for doing swimming lengths for those who like to keep fit

  • The DANA kids club is open to children from 3 to 12 years

  • The beach has football and volleyball pitches for guests who like to do more than sunbathe

Beach, Diving, Family

Insider's View

If you have any interest in icecream don't miss the Movenpick special!

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Insider's View

It is noting that the hotel is not on the beach - you have to cross the road in order to get there

Lucy Bailey

Insider's View

The hotel is well placed for exploring the city of Aqaba

Lucy Bailey

Call us on (858) 523-9000 to start planning your vacation to Movenpick Resort & Residence Aqaba or take a look at our itineraries to Aqaba


The Resort has 296 rooms and suites which are being gradually refurbished. The rooms are quite characterful, having Jordanian touches alongside cozy furniture. Connecting rooms are available for families. Suites feature a balcony or terrace with fantastic views of the country's world-renowned archaeological sites, the Gulf of Aqaba and neighboring countries.

There are six dining options at the Movenpick, the Palm Court Restaurant and Terrace is the main eatery, offering buffet meals for breakfast, lunch or dinner. The other restaurants offer a diverse selection of cuisine to suit all tastes.

The hotel has four swimming pools and a health club. The hotel has an associated water sports partner, or this can be arranged with a Scott Dunn representative locally. This includes diving, snorkeling, boat trips, para-sailing, jet skiing and water-skiing.

The resort has the ‘Dana Club’, which organizes activities for younger guests, and there is also a children’s pool.


Movenpick Resort Aqaba offers 296 Guest Rooms. All rooms and suites feature air-conditioning and heating, satellite TV, direct-dial phone, WiFi throughout the resort, coffee and tea-making facilities, complimentary minibar, and a safe.

The rooms are stylish with warm colorings. They have been designed with comfort and ease in mind to give you an enjoyable and relaxing stay. The suites have terraces or balconies with views of the archaeological sites, the Gulf of Aqaba or neighboring countries.


Children are welcome to stay at Movenpick Resort & Residence Aqaba. There is a Kid's Club for children age 3-12 years old. The Dana Club is part of the Children's Activities Centre, located next to the children's pool and winter pools. Children can enjoy various games and sports, drawing, painting, coloring among others. All activities are fully supervised by the resort's Kids' Club Coordinator.


Facilities at the resort include four swimming pools, six restaurants, a health club featuring a spa and fully equipped fitness center and a range of water sports.

Palm Court Restaurant and Terrace offers buffet style dining for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Red Sea Grill is a seaside restaurant serving Afro Arabian cuisine. Al Shatt Restaurant & Terrace is a seaside restaurant with a light snacks menu and cooling drinks. Bridge Cafe and Terrace is an outdoor cafe with beautiful views of the city. Al Sufra Mediterranean Restaurant & Terrace is a fine dining restaurant. Al Nafoura Lobby Bar & Terrace offers a wide range of drinks and snacks, Abu Nawwas Pub offers drinks with music and entertainment. The Bakery Shop and Cafe has a wide selection of yummy pastries and cakes.


Aside from the many onsite activities you can go scuba diving in the warm waters of the Red Sea home to some of the world's most beautiful coral reefs and exotic fish. Local sights include the Mamluk castle of Aqaba built in the early 16th century, the desert landscapes at Wadi Rum or the Aqaba Bird Sanctuary to catch glimpses of migratory birds.

Additional Notes


Please note that check-in is at 4pm (1600 hours) for all Movenpick properties in Jordan.

Location & Directions

Aqaba, Jordan

Movenpick Resort and Residence, Aqaba is within walking distance of the city center, where the cafes and shops are located, on the northern edge of the town. It is located on King Hussein Street on the banks of the Red Sea, facing west, with views over the Gulf of Aqaba and the Sinai Peninsula.

When to go

For a small country, Jordan has an extraordinary range of climates. The best time to visit climate-wise is in spring (March to May) and autumn (September to November), when the daytime temperatures aren't too extreme. April is probably the best month, when temperatures are warm and wildflowers are in bloom. March can be cold and rainy in the north but is balmy by the Gulf of Aqaba and the Dead Sea.

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Call us on (858) 523-9000 to start planning your vacation to Movenpick Resort & Residence Aqaba or take a look at our itineraries to Aqaba

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