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The Oberoi Al Zorah

Ajman, United Arab Emirates

The Oberoi Al Zorah is a fresh and contemporary beach resort nestled in 247 acres of protected forest in the emirate of Ajman, just 35km north of Dubai airport. The resort offers rooms and suites with spacious terraces and villas with private pools.

At a Glance

  • Modern, luxury beach resort set within a private nature reserve

  • Located in the emirate of Ajman, just 30 minutes from Dubai airport

  • One to three bedroom beach villas feature private pools and outdoor dining space

  • Sensoi Spa with signature Oberoi treatments, 24 hour gym and a heated 85m infinity pool

  • Oberoi 24 hour butler service provided for every room, suite and villa

Beach, Couples, , Food & wine

Insider's View

I can highly recommend the prawn salad starter and seafood risotto at Vinesse - flavor over fuss and incredibly delicious

Nicky Hazeldine

Insider's View

Every room here faces the sea, meaning every guest can enjoy the incredible sunset from their own terrace

Nicky Hazeldine

Call us on 858 523 9000 to start planning your vacation to The Oberoi Al Zorah or take a look at our itineraries to United Arab Emirates

Description

Embedded within a nature reserve along the unspoiled coastline of the emirate of Ajman, the Oberoi Al Zorah offers a serene, secluded contrast to the busy, high rise metropolis of Dubai despite its close proximity to the famous sights and sounds of the city. With long, white sand beaches, azure ocean and acres of protected mangrove forests, this natural oasis is also home to pink flamingos along with 58 other species of bird, which are waiting to be discovered on foot from the specially designed walkways or by canoe through the tranquil waterways.

The resort offers 113 keys, with spacious, contemporary interiors featuring lots of natual light and materials. The rooms and suites offer large furnished balconies from which to take in uninterrupted views of either the Arabian Gulf, protected mangrove forests or the resort's beautifully manicured gardens. The villas have one to three bedrooms and feature temperature controlled private pools and direct beach access. All rooms offer the latest in technology with the Oberoi Enhance system taking center stage and controlling everything from entertainment to in-room dining.

The resort offers the perfect peaceful environment in which to relax and do very little other than sip cocktails by the poolside and enjoy the exquisite cuisine prepared in Vinesse's glass show kitchen or straight from Aquario's seafood grill. However should guests wish to be more active during their stay, the 18-hole championship Al Zorah golf course is located just minutes away, and both motorized and non-motorized watersports are available at the beach and the mangrove. An 85m infinity pool, jogging track and Sensoi Spa are also on site for guests enjoyment.

Accommodation

All the rooms and suites at The Oberoi Al Zorah have been meticulously designed with a distinctly contemporary feel focussing on neutral color palettes and maximising the natural light with high ceilings and floor to ceiling glass windows.

Every room and suite offers a spacious and private outdoor terrace, and the villas have the additional feature of a heated private pool and large outdoor space suitable for entertaining. Common features also include high speed internet access, 24-hour butler and in-room dining service, and the cutting edge 'Oberoi E'nhance' automated room technology - an iPad interface from which you can control everything from ordering a meal to booking a spa treatment and choose your in-house entertainment from many international entertainment channels. 

Premier Room with Private Terrace

The 81m² Premier Rooms have either a king size or twin beds and a 20m² private terrace with views of either the ocean, sunset or gardens.

Deluxe Suite with Private Terrace

The Deluxe Suites cover 109m² and offer a king size bed. These suites offer the wonderful feature of 270° vistas over the mangroves and the golf course from the 35m² terrace, with views of the Arabian Gulf and stunning sunsets from the bedroom.

Premier Suite with Private Terrace

The 169m² Premier Suites offer a king-sized bedroom and a separate living space and 37m² terrace. Beautiful views of the ocean and daily sunsets can be enjoyed from the terrace and rooms and breakfast is offered in your suite served by your butler. The magnificent bathroom features a rain shower, a hand-held shower and a standalone bathtub as well as an overhead skylight for optimum natural light.

Guests staying in these suites are offered complimentary return airport transfers.

Premium One Bedroom Villa with Private Pool

These 210m² One Bedroom Villas house a king-sized bedroom with separate living room, dining area and fully equipped pantry. Outside guests can enjoy relaxing on their 38m² private terrace or take a dip in the temperature-controlled, 7 meter long swimming pool.

Premium Two Bedroom Villa with Private Pool

The Two Bedroom Villas cover 262m² and have both king and twin bedrooms and a spacious living room with a magnificent fireplace. Outside, a 44m² terrace gives onto a 12 meter long temperature-controlled, private swimming pool. Both bedrooms offer outdoor showers that can be accessed by guests directly from the beach.

Premium Three Bedroom Villa with Private Pool

These spacious Three Bedroom Villas offer 339 m² of living space comprising three king-sized bedrooms, a living and dining room and a fully equipped pantry. Outside a 38m² terrace offers ample space in which to relax or entertain in the sunshine with a 7 meter long temperature-controlled private swimming pool to cool off in.

Kohinoor Suite with Private Terrace

The highest located suites at the resort, the Kohinoor Suite offers uninterrupted ocean views from the 65m terrace and sundeck. The 346m² suite offers one king-size and one twin bedroom, both with private balconies and a large living room with a spectacular fireplace, Guests staying in the Kohinoor Suite can enjoy in-suite breakfast served by their butler as well as benefit from complimentary return airport transfers.

Childcare

The resort welcomes children and there is a children's activity area, a separate children's pool, sand box and shaded, shallow pools for toddlers and young children. Babysitting services are available 24 hours.

Facilities

The Oberoi Al Zorah offers two main restaurants, Vinesse, for elegant all-day dining and Aquario, a relaxed beach grill on a raised wooden deck, both restaurants with their own bar serving exquisitely crafted cocktails. With a spectacular elevated position and enjoying uninterrupted ocean views, Vinesse serves international cuisine from theater show kitchens alongside a sushi bar with hand crafted delicacies. Aquario serves freshly caught, responsibly sourced seafood direct from the grill, with a 'Fish Sommelier' on hand to ensure guests make the perfect choice. The Poolside serves light, healthy tapas, bento boxes and gourmet sandwiches and guests are also able to order in-room dining 24 hours a day.

Activities

The Oberoi hotel's location within the Al Zorah nature reserve with its long, white sand beaches, azure lagoons and lush green mangroves means it is a haven of wildlife and home to almost 60 species of bird. Take a stroll, jog or cycle along the specially built walkways or kayak through the mangroves and discover the fascinating wildlife of this region.

Water lovers can enjoy a large range of motorized and non-motorized watersports including kayaking, paddle boards, water skiing, wind surfing, kite surfing, jet skiing, paragliding, fishing, sailing and scuba diving. Golf is available at Al Zorah's 18-hole championship golf course just a few minutes away from the hotel.

The Sensoi Spa offers a full menu of relaxing treatments inspired by rituals from the East and West along with The Oberoi's own signature treatment range. The therapy suites and hammams are accessed along tree-lined open air corridors and the spa also offers an Ayurveda room, recreation room, 24 hour gymnasium, yoga and meditation pavilions and an 85m heated infinity pool.

Dubai's myriad of attractions are accessible by a short car ride for those looking to experience the famous Dubai Mall's shops and restaurants or the breathtaking views from the top of the Burj Khalifa.

Location & Directions

Ajman, United Arab Emirates

The Oberoi Al Zorah is located 35km north of Dubai airport in Ajman, one of the seven United Arab Emirates and the smallest in terms of area.

When to go

The best time to visit the UAE is between October and November and then February and March, when temperatures hang around the mid-20s and the humidity is under control. While December and January are generally considered the best months to go, the weather over the last couple of ‘winters’ has been unpredictable with occasional cloud and rain.

The month of Ramadan means hotel rates are heavily discounted, but while outside the resort, Ramadan is strictly adhered to, within the resorts you will notice very little difference.

High summer (July and August) means heavy discounted hotels it’s a great option for a cheap getaway but it will be very very hot and very very humid!

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