Sponsored: Amazing activities include sunrise yoga at the beach, water aerobics, paddling boarding and more…

Staycations are the new vacations right now and there are so many incredible resorts to pick from in the UAE – we are almost spoilt for choice. One such resort is the stunning beachfront Rixos Bab Al Bahr property in Ras Al Khaimah.

Situated just an hours’ drive from Dubai, it offers visitors the perfect escape from the hustle and bustle of the city for a stellar staycation. For families to couples or just a group of friends, there’s so much to do.

Let’s start with the resort itself, there’s no sky rises here, the resort is exemplary of its Turkish heritage, built up in terracotta-hued stone blocks in a sort of pyramid shape, which runs along a stretch of 450 metres of idyllic beach.

There are fourteen restaurants and bars, plus eight pools including an including an adult only infinity pool and a children’s aqua park. Activities include sunrise yoga at the beach, water aerobics, paddling board, indoor billiards and darts, and much more.

Whilst the adults soak up the sun, the kids can get involved in The Rixy Kids club, a dedicated area for children and Teen’s Republic for game lovers with a range of fun-packed activities, games, playgrounds and entertaining workshops.

The restaurants cater to every fancy, from Turkish to Asian cuisine or a more relaxed snack cafe. dine in a la carte eateries such as L’Olivo, Aja, Lalezar, Fishbone, Meat Point, the all-day dining venue Seven Heights and the snack café Toast N Burger.

Holidaying with the family doesn’t mean a lack of privacy, with the resort’s brand new Interconnecting Family Suite. This comprises of two bedrooms with separate doors which are connected by a hallway.

You can choose between the garden view suites or sea view suites, and each Interconnecting Family Suite comes with a bathroom complete with its own rain shower. These suites also have huge outdoor terraces too.

The all-inclusive hotel has heightened its safety standards and training and hygiene protocols to protect the health and well-being of guests and employees at all times. The ALLSAFE label certification represents their new prevention standards and provides assurance that these standards are always met.

Ready, set, holiday…

Rixos Bab Al Bahr, Al Marjan Island, Ras Al Khaimah. Tel: (07) 244 4400. rixos.com

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