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Movenpick Resort & Spa Tala Bay Aqaba

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Private beach, sun loungers, beach umbrellas, beach towels
Private beach, sun loungers, beach umbrellas, beach towels
Private beach, sun loungers, beach umbrellas, beach towels
Indoor pool, 3 outdoor pools, pool umbrellas, sun loungers

Overview of Movenpick Resort & Spa Tala Bay Aqaba

UNESCO Sustainable Travel Pledge

Movenpick Resort & Spa Tala Bay Aqaba

5.0 star property

4.3/5 Excellent

Top rated for cleanliness (4.4/5)

Popular amenities

  • On private beach
  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • All inclusive
  • Air conditioning
Map
South Beach Road Tala Bay Area, Po Box 2425, Aqaba, 77110

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationAqaba Marine Park3 min walk
  • Popular LocationTala Bay10 min walk
  • Popular LocationBerenice Beach Club5 min drive
  • AirportAqaba (AQJ-King Hussein Intl.)36 min drive

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About this area

Aqaba

Located in Aqaba, Movenpick Resort & Spa Tala Bay Aqaba is in a rural area and on a private beach. Aqaba Fort and Sharif Hussein bin Ali Mosque are local landmarks, and the area's natural beauty can be seen at Berenice Beach Club and Tala Bay. Traveling with kids? Consider Aqaba Marine Park and Saraya Aqaba Waterpark. Discover the area's water adventures with scuba diving, snorkeling, and parasailing nearby, or enjoy the great outdoors with mountain biking.

What's nearby

  • Aqaba Marine Park - 3 min walk
  • Tala Bay - 10 min walk
  • Berenice Beach Club - 5 min drive
  • Port of Aqaba - 20 min drive
  • Princess Beach - 76 min drive

Getting around

  • Aqaba (AQJ-King Hussein Intl.) - 37 min drive

Restaurants

  • Suzana - 10 min walk
  • DeSoto - 10 min walk
  • Suzanna Bar & Restaurant - 10 min walk
  • Rahamani Arabian Eatery - 10 min walk
  • Sea Bass Resto Bar - 10 min walk

About this property

Movenpick Resort & Spa Tala Bay Aqaba

5-star luxury resort by the sea
At Movenpick Resort & Spa Tala Bay Aqaba, you can look forward to a marina, a nightclub, and a roundtrip airport shuttle. With a private beach, a beach bar, and beach massages, this resort is the perfect place to soak up some sun. Treat yourself to a hot stone massage, aromatherapy, or hydrotherapy at Zara Spa, the onsite spa. Be sure to enjoy a meal at any of the 8 onsite restaurants, which feature international cuisine and al fresco dining. The health club offers yoga classes and aerobics classes; other things to do include sailing, surfing/body boarding, and windsurfing. Stay connected with free in-room WiFi, and guests can find other amenities such as a poolside bar and a terrace.
Additional perks include:
  • 3 outdoor pools and an indoor pool, with a lazy river, a waterslide, and sun loungers
  • Free self parking, valet parking, and extended parking
  • Buffet breakfast (surcharge), a free area shuttle, and bike rentals
  • Limo/town car service, an area shuttle, and an electric car charging station
  • Guest reviews give top marks for the beach locale
Room features
All 306 rooms offer comforts such as 24-hour room service and pillow menus, as well as perks like laptop-compatible safes and laptop-friendly workspaces.
Other amenities include:
  • Pillowtop mattresses and down comforters
  • Bathrooms with showers and bidets
  • HDTVs with satellite channels
  • Furnished balconies or patios, childcare services, and free tea bags/instant coffee

All inclusive details

All-inclusive room rates at Movenpick Resort & Spa Tala Bay Aqaba are available. These rates are higher because they include onsite food and beverages in the room rate (some restrictions may apply).

Awards and affiliations

Green / Sustainable Property
This property participates in Green Globe, a program that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: environment, community, cultural-heritage, the local economy.
This property has signed the UNESCO Sustainable Travel Pledge.

Languages

Arabic, English, Filipino, French, German, Hindi, Indonesian, Italian, Russian, Ukrainian

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter
Follows standard cleaning and disinfection practices of ALLSAFE (Accor Hotels)
Follows industry cleaning and disinfection practices of Safe Travels (WTTC - Global)

Social distancing

Contactless check-in and check-out
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Guest rooms kept vacant for 24 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Gloves available
Hand sanitizer provided
Individually-wrapped food options available for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and through room service
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

  • Free extended parking on site
  • Free valet parking on site
  • Free RV/bus/truck parking on site
  • Electric car charging station on site
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking available
  • 24-hour roundtrip airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Airport shuttle on request
  • Free area shuttle
  • Limo/town car service

Food and drink

  • Buffet breakfast available for a fee daily 6:30 AM–10:30 AM: JOD 10-20 for adults and JOD 5-15 for children
  • 8 restaurants and 1 coffee shop/cafe
  • 4 bars/lounges, 1 beach bar and 1 poolside bar
  • 24-hour room service
  • Coffee/tea in common area(s)

Restaurants on site

  • Najel
  • Casalingo
  • Sejan
  • Bop Pub
  • Mello

Things to do

  • 3 outdoor pools
  • Access to nearby outdoor pool
  • Aerobics classes
  • Beach volleyball
  • Bicycle rentals
  • Canoeing
  • Children's pool
  • Fitness center
  • Full-service spa
  • Hiking/biking trails
  • Indoor pool
  • Motorized watercraft
  • Nightclub
  • Playground
  • Sailing
  • Sauna
  • Shopping
  • Spa tub
  • Steam room
  • Surfing/body boarding
  • Volleyball
  • Water skiing
  • Windsurfing
  • Yoga classes

Family friendly

  • 3 outdoor pools
  • Access to nearby outdoor pool
  • Babysitting (surcharge)
  • Children's club (surcharge)
  • Children's pool
  • Free area shuttle
  • Indoor pool
  • In-room child care (surcharge)
  • Laundry facilities
  • Lazy river
  • Playground
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Supervised childcare (surcharge)
  • Waterslide

Conveniences

  • ATM/banking services
  • Banquet hall
  • Elevator
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Front-desk safe
  • Gift shop/newsstand

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry cleaning service
  • Hair salon
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Turndown service
  • Wedding services

Business services

  • Computer station
  • Conference center (3423 square feet of space)
  • Meeting rooms - 3

Outdoors

  • Beach loungers
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Garden
  • Marina onsite
  • Pool sun loungers
  • Pool umbrellas
  • Private beachfront location
  • Terrace

Spa

  • 11 treatment rooms
  • Aromatherapy
  • Ayurvedic treatments
  • Body scrubs
  • Body treatments
  • Body wraps
  • Couples treatment room(s)
  • Facials
  • Hydrotherapy
  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Massage - deep-tissue
  • Massage - hot stone
  • Massage - on the beach
  • Massage - prenatal
  • Massage - Swedish
  • Massage - Thai
  • Massage/treatment rooms
  • Reflexology
  • Sauna
  • Spa open daily
  • Steam room

Accessibility

  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • Bathroom emergency pull cord
  • Grab bar near toilet
  • Handrails in hallways
  • Handrails in stairways
  • In-room accessibility
  • Valet for wheelchair-equipped vehicle
  • Wheelchair-accessible business center
  • Wheelchair-accessible concierge desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible lounge
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to elevator
  • Wheelchair-accessible pool
  • Wheelchair-accessible public washroom
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible restaurant
  • Wheelchair-accessible spa
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)

More

  • Beach towels
  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning (climate-controlled)
  • Bed sheets
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Down comforter
  • Pillow menu
  • Pillow-top mattress

Bathroom

  • Bathrobes
  • Bidet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • LCD TV
  • Satellite channels

Food and drink

  • Electric kettle
  • Free bottled water
  • Free minibar (some items)
  • Free tea bags/instant coffee

Outdoor space

  • Furnished balcony or patio

More

  • Access via exterior corridors
  • Connecting rooms available
  • Desk
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
  • Laptop-compatible safe
  • Laptop-friendly workspace
  • Phone
  • Slippers
  • Turndown service

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Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 4 PM - midnight
Early check-in subject to availability
Early check-in fee: JOD 40
Late check-in subject to availability
Express check-in
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before noon
Late check-out subject to availability
Late check-out fee: JOD 40
Express check-out

Special check-in instructions

This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply); guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

No pets or service animals allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
1 child, up to the age of 12 years, can stay for free if using existing beds when occupying the parent or guardian's room
Rollaway/extra beds are not available

Property payment types

Important information

Optional extras

  • Breakfast fee: between JOD 10 and JOD 20 for adults, JOD 5 and JOD 15 for children (approximately)
  • Airport shuttle fee: JOD 40 per vehicle (one-way)
  • Early check-in fee: JOD 40 (subject to availability)
  • Late check-out fee: JOD 40 (subject to availability)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation
This property accepts credit cards, debit cards, and cash
Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, and a first aid kit
Be prepared: check the latest COVID-19 travel requirements and measures in place for this destination before you travel.
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property
Outside food is not permitted on the premises.

We should mention

The seasonal pool will be open from January to December
Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments; reservations can be made by contacting the property prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation
No pets and no service animals are allowed at this property
Guests under 18 years old are not allowed in the spa

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Frequently asked questions

Does Movenpick Resort & Spa Tala Bay Aqaba have a pool?

Yes, this property has an indoor pool, 3 outdoor pools, and a children's pool.

How much does it cost to stay at Movenpick Resort & Spa Tala Bay Aqaba?

As of Sep 29, 2022, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Movenpick Resort & Spa Tala Bay Aqaba on Oct 22, 2022 start from $219.78, excluding taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.

Is Movenpick Resort & Spa Tala Bay Aqaba pet-friendly?

No, pets are not allowed at this property.

How much is parking at Movenpick Resort & Spa Tala Bay Aqaba?

Self parking and valet parking are free at this property.

What time is check-in at Movenpick Resort & Spa Tala Bay Aqaba?

Check-in is from 4 PM - midnight. Early check-in is available for a fee of JOD 40 (subject to availability). Late check-in is available during limited hours.

What time is check-out at Movenpick Resort & Spa Tala Bay Aqaba?

Check-out is at noon. Late check-out is available for JOD 40 (subject to availability).

Does Movenpick Resort & Spa Tala Bay Aqaba provide a shuttle to the airport?

Yes, there's an airport shuttle that runs on request. A fee of JOD 40 per vehicle applies.

Are there all-inclusive benefits at Movenpick Resort & Spa Tala Bay Aqaba?

Some rate plans available at this resort are all-inclusive.

Overall score and ratings

4.3

Excellent

Rating 5 - Excellent. 250 out of 473 reviews
5 - Excellent 53%
Rating 4 - Good. 149 out of 473 reviews
4 - Good 32%
Rating 3 - Okay. 51 out of 473 reviews
3 - Okay 11%
Rating 2 - Poor. 8 out of 473 reviews
2 - Poor 2%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 15 out of 473 reviews
1 - Terrible 3%

4.4/5

Cleanliness

4.3/5

Staff & service

4.2/5

Amenities

4.3/5

Property conditions & facilities

3.9/5

Eco-friendliness

5/5 Excellent

REI
Traveled with family and small children
Liked: Staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
the facility and the stuff was great ! breakfast was good. the rest of food in the hotel restaurants was ok but not that great.
Stayed 5 nights in Sep 2022

4/5 Good

michal
Traveled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Excellent choice for families. Real oasis in the middle of a desert. Plenty of pools to relax and swim. Very friendly and helpful staff that make sure you enjoy your stay.
Stayed 5 nights in Aug 2022

5/5 Excellent

Asia
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Service is very good
Stayed 4 nights in Jul 2022

3/5 Okay

Chun-Ho
Traveled with family
Liked: Staff & service
Some properties look old and not clean.
Stayed 1 night in Apr 2022

1/5 Terrible

Jonas
Traveled with partner
Disliked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Run down and poorly managed. The room was tired with a number or hinges and fixtures not properly attached, this and the dented table gave a generally shoddy impression. I’ve stayed in mövenpick hotels before and I’m aware that they tend to be a bit tired but with great service and fantastic food. This is not the case in their Tala Bay branch. For dinner, we had to wait for half an hour to get a table for two, a frustrated manager directed us to a messy table full of leftovers from the previous guests. A member of staff then directed us to a somewhat cleaner table. We were both in shock as to the messy state of the restaurant. It looked more like a McDonald’s during a kid’s birthday party. At 8pm, most of the food was already finished, with kids running freely and the noise level very high. Options for dinner were ‘buttered vegetables’ and hummus that had already formed a crust. No information was given and staff were literally running back and forth and managers yelling at them, with no chance of ordering anything. My partner who is of African descent was repeatedly challenged if she was actually staying in the hotel. For breakfast, her coffee order was ignored by several waiters and managers. Self service offerings were very limited and service appalling. If you enjoy a mix of macdonalds birthday party and kindergarten without management with a hint of racism, then this is the place for you. If not, I recommend you look for something else.
Stayed 1 night in Apr 2022

5/5 Excellent

Yaara
Stayed 3 nights in Apr 2022

4/5 Good

Abhishek
Traveled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, property conditions & facilities
A fun and relaxing family vacation, but...
As a family, we were looking for a secluded and relaxing stay so the property location was absolutely spot on for our choice, having situated just off city limits at the beautiful Tala Bay overlooking the mountains. The resort is massive with great amenities catering for all the family, including kids (there is a kids pool, adjoining a nice and well stocked kids play room). The staff on ground (Camila, Tiger, Lydia to name some) are amazing in engaging the kids and even the family. There are 3 pools and equal jacuzzies however 2 of the jacuzzies were broken and the one functioning was adult only so was a huge let down. Another issue was the food choices- we opted for breakfast and dinner with our booking however the menu wasn't really 'multi-cuisine' and vegetarian friendly so most of my family members (who are vegetarians) were left with minimal choice of food. A big thank you to the Indian chef (Pawan) who came to our rescue and was very kind to cook us some nice vegetarian meals throughout our stay. Some other minor things include missing route signs across the property as it is easy for the elderly to get lost or take a longer route than usual to reach places. Overall a big thank you to Movenpick team for a pleasant stay. I would rate it 3.5/5 just because of the food and broken amenities, otherwise definitely recommend a go. Another reason for it being one of only 2 resorts on that secluded route :)
Stayed 3 nights in Apr 2022

3/5 Okay

Rupal
Traveled with family and small children
Liked: Cleanliness, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Hotel is nice and clean, however reception staff lacked to tell us the full potential of the hotel. There is a free transfer to aquba and happy hour which we found out about on the last night. There was mis-communication on if there are any heated pools. Some staff said the north pool is, according to the manager it’s only the kids pool. The pools are all freezing. The buffet seemed to lacked pace, things ran out and took a while to replenish and if you went too early or late not everything was there. The Shezan lunch staff were very good and extremely good with kids and the kids club at the hotel is also very fun, some of the night activities could have lasted a little longer. Overall the hotel would have exceed expectations if things were communicated better.
Stayed 5 nights in Apr 2022

5/5 Excellent

Nusaibah
Traveled with family and small children