Movenpick Resort & Spa Tala Bay Aqaba

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Indoor pool, 3 outdoor pools, pool umbrellas, pool loungers

Overview of Movenpick Resort & Spa Tala Bay Aqaba

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Movenpick Resort & Spa Tala Bay Aqaba

5.0 star property
Beachfront resort in Aqaba with spa, beach bar

8.6/10 Fabulous

473 verified guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Free parking
  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Airport transfer
  • Gym
  • Non-smoking
The price is £424
Price available on 28/10/2022
South Beach Road Tala Bay Area, Po Box 2425, Aqaba, 77110
Main amenities
  • Daily housekeeping
  • On a private beach
  • Marina
  • 8 restaurants and 4 bars/lounges
  • Full-service spa
  • 3 outdoor pools and indoor pool
  • Lazy river
  • Nightclub
  • Breakfast available
  • Free area shuttle
  • Health club
  • Sauna
Feel at home
  • Children stay free
  • Babysitting (surcharge)
  • Children's pool
  • Playground on site
  • Children's club (surcharge)
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available

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About this area

What's nearby

  • On the waterfront

Getting around

  • Aqaba (AQJ-King Hussein Intl.) - 37 min drive
  • Eilat (ETM-Ramon Intl.) - 51 min drive
  • Taba (TCP-Taba Intl.) - 142 min drive
  • Free local area shuttle
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)

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 round-trip 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 on-site spa. Be sure to enjoy a meal at any of the 8 on-site 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 sunloungers
  • Free self-parking, valet parking and extended parking
  • Buffet breakfast (surcharge), a free area shuttle and bike hire
  • Limo/town car service, an area shuttle and an electric car charging station
  • Guest reviews speak highly of the beach locale
Room features
All 306 rooms have comforts, such as 24-hour room service and pillow menu, as well as perks, such as laptop-compatible safes and Laptop workspace.
Other amenities include:
  • Pillowtop mattresses and down duvets
  • Bathrooms with showers and bidets
  • HDTVs with satellite channels
  • Furnished balconies or patios, childcare services and free tea bags/instant coffee


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


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

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 or hotter
Follows the standard cleaning and disinfection practices of ALLSAFE (Accor Hotels)
Follows the industry cleaning and disinfection practices of Safe Travels (WTTC - Global)


Contactless social distancing 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 sanitiser provided
Individually wrapped food options available for breakfast, lunch, dinner and through room service
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 306 units
  • Arranged over 3 floors


  • Check-in time from 4 PM until midnight
  • Express check-in/out
  • Early check-in subject to availability
  • Late check-in subject to availability
  • Minimum check-in age – 18
  • Check-out time is noon
  • Late check-out subject to availability

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

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

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18


  • One child (12 years old and younger) stays free when occupying the parent or guardian's room using existing bedding
  • Babysitting*
  • Supervised childcare*
  • Children's club*


  • No pets or service animals allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms


  • Free on-site self-parking
  • Free on-site valet parking
  • Free on-site extended parking
  • Free on-site motorhome/coach/lorry parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking on site
  • Electric vehicle charging point on site


  • Airport shuttle on request (available 24 hours a day)*


  • Free area shuttle

Other information

  • Smoke-free property

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Buffet breakfast (surcharge) each morning 6:30 AM–10:30 AM
  • 8 restaurants
  • 4 bars/lounges
  • Beach bar
  • Poolside bar
  • Coffee shop
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
  • 24-hour room service
  • Snack bar/deli

Travelling with children

  • Children stay free
  • Children's club (surcharge)
  • Children's pool
  • Water slide
  • Lazy river
  • Free local shuttle
  • Playground
  • Supervised childcare (surcharge)

What to do

  • On a private beach
  • Fitness classes
  • Yoga classes
  • Beach volleyball
  • Hiking/biking trails
  • Canoeing
  • Sailing
  • Surfing/body boarding
  • Waterskiing
  • Windsurfing
  • Shopping
  • Access to nearby outdoor pool
  • Mountain biking nearby
  • Parasailing nearby
  • Scuba-diving nearby

Working away

  • 3 meeting rooms
  • Computer station
  • Conference centre (3423 square feet of space)


  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Limo or town car service
  • On-site car hire
  • Dry cleaning/laundry services
  • Hair salon
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Bike hire
  • Beach sunloungers
  • Beach towels
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Pool loungers
  • Pool umbrellas


  • 1 building/tower
  • Built in 2009
  • ATM/banking
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Piano
  • Health club
  • 3 outdoor pools
  • An indoor pool
  • Full-service spa
  • Lazy river
  • Marina
  • Nightclub
  • Hot tub
  • Sauna
  • Massage/treatment rooms
  • Steam room
  • Water slide


  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Lift
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible public bathroom
  • Wheelchair-accessible concierge desk
  • Valet for wheelchair-equipped vehicle
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to lift
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible spa
  • Wheelchair-accessible pool
  • Wheelchair-accessible business centre
  • Wheelchair-accessible restaurant
  • Wheelchair-accessible lounge
  • Handrails in hallways
  • Handrails in stairwells
  • Grab bar near toilet
  • Bathroom emergency pull cord


  • Arabic
  • English
  • Filipino
  • French
  • German
  • Hindi
  • Indonesian
  • Italian
  • Russian
  • Ukranian

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • LCD television
  • Satellite TV channels

Home comfort

  • Air conditioning (climate-controlled)
  • Stocked minibar (select free items)
  • Electric kettle
  • Dressing gowns and slippers
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)

Sleep well

  • Pillow menu
  • Down duvet
  • Blackout curtains
  • Turndown service
  • Pillow-top mattress
  • Bed sheets provided

What to enjoy

  • Furnished balcony/patio

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Bidet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Towels

Stay connected

  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone

Food and drink

  • Free bottled water
  • Free tea bags/instant coffee


  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible)
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Access via exterior corridors

Special features


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


Zara Spa has 11 treatment rooms, including rooms for couples. Massages are available on the beach and in the spa. Other services include deep-tissue massages, hot stone massages and Swedish massages. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy, Ayurvedic and hydrotherapy. The spa is equipped with a sauna and a steam room.

The spa is open daily. Guests under 18 years old are not allowed in the spa.


Najel – This restaurant specialises in international cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch and dinner.
Casalingo – This theme restaurant specialises in Italian cuisine and only serves dinner. Reservations are required. Open daily.
Sejan – This restaurant serves breakfast and lunch. Guests can enjoy al fresco dining (weather permitting). Open daily.
Bop Pub – On-site restaurant. Open daily.
Mello – This bar only serves light fare. Happy hour is offered. Open daily.

Awards and affiliations

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

Fees & policies

Optional extras

  • Breakfast costs between JOD 10 and JOD 20 for adults, and JOD 5 and JOD 15 for children (approximately)
  • Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of JOD 40 per vehicle (one-way)
  • Early check-in can be arranged for an extra charge of JOD 40 (subject to availability)
  • Late checkout can be arranged for an extra charge of JOD 40 (subject to availability)

Children & extra beds

  • In-room babysitting is available for an extra charge
  • Supervised childcare is available for an extra charge
  • Children's club access is available for an extra charge

Pool, spa, & gym (if applicable)

  • The seasonal pool is open from January to December
  • Guests under 18 years old are not allowed in the spa
  • Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments and can be made by contacting the property before arrival at the number on the booking confirmation

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Personal protective equipment, including gloves, will be available to guests.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitiser.

Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.

Individually wrapped food options are available for breakfast, lunch and dinner, and also through room service.

Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings, and can be accessed from outside the building via exterior corridors.

This property affirms that it follows the cleaning and disinfection practices of ALLSAFE (Accor Hotels) guidelines.

This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of Safe Travels (WTTC - Global).


The property has connecting/adjoining rooms. These are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

Guests can rest easy knowing that there's a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector and a first aid kit on site.

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

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.

Outside food is not permitted on the premises.

Also known as

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Frequently asked questions

Does Movenpick Resort & Spa Tala Bay Aqaba offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, Movenpick Resort & Spa Tala Bay Aqaba does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in, depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure that you check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
How much does it cost to stay at Movenpick Resort & Spa Tala Bay Aqaba?
As of 29 Sept 2022, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Movenpick Resort & Spa Tala Bay Aqaba on 28 Oct 2022 start from £424, including 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.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Movenpick Resort & Spa Tala Bay Aqaba?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitiser, social distancing measures are in place and staff are given personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Is there a pool at Movenpick Resort & Spa Tala Bay Aqaba?
Yes, there are 3 outdoor pools, an indoor pool and a children's pool.
Are pets allowed at Movenpick Resort & Spa Tala Bay Aqaba?
Sorry, neither pets nor service animals are allowed.
Is parking offered on site at Movenpick Resort & Spa Tala Bay Aqaba?
Yes, there's free self, valet and extended parking. Free motorhome/bus/lorry parking and electric car charging are available.
Is an airport shuttle service offered by Movenpick Resort & Spa Tala Bay Aqaba?
Yes, an airport shuttle is available. The charge is JOD 40 per vehicle one-way.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Movenpick Resort & Spa Tala Bay Aqaba?
You can check in from 4 PM - midnight. There's a charge of JOD 40 for early check-in (subject to availability). Check-out time is noon. Late check-out is available for a charge of JOD 40 (subject to availability). Express check-in and check-out and contactless social distancing and check-out are available.
What is there to do at Movenpick Resort & Spa Tala Bay Aqaba and nearby?
Have fun with on-site activities such as sailing, waterskiing and windsurfing. Additional recreation on-site includes aerobics , volleyball and yoga. Indulge in a treatment at the spa, soothe your senses in the hot tub or go for a swim in one of the 3 outdoor swimming pools. Movenpick Resort & Spa Tala Bay Aqaba also has 4 bars, a nightclub and a private beach, as well as a lazy river, a sauna and a steam room.
Are there restaurants at or near Movenpick Resort & Spa Tala Bay Aqaba?
Yes, there are 8 on-site restaurants, featuring al fresco dining and international cuisine. Nearby restaurants include Suzana (10-min walk), DeSoto (10-min walk) and Suzanna Bar & Restaurant (10-min walk).
Does Movenpick Resort & Spa Tala Bay Aqaba have any outdoor private spaces?
Yes, every room features a furnished balcony or patio.
What's the area around Movenpick Resort & Spa Tala Bay Aqaba like?
Movenpick Resort & Spa Tala Bay Aqaba is located on the waterfront, a short 10-minute walk from Tala Bay and 3 minutes' walk from Aqaba Marine Park. Travellers give top marks for the resort's prime location.

Overall score and ratings






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10/10 Exceptional

Beautiful hotel and grounds and very friendly staff
David, 3-night trip
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2/10 Poor

Stay away
The hotel misrepresents itself as a 5-star property when it’s in fact somewhat of a motel. Loud,overcrowded, small dirty beach, bad food, outdated rooms. My shower was backing up, a/c was difficult to regulate, elevator wasn’t working. Hands down overpriced. Kempinski was cheaper the weekend I went, I very much regret making this choice because I was under the mistaken impression, the beach was nicer.
Marina, 2-night trip with friends
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6/10 Good

Some properties look old and not clean.
Chun-Ho, 1-night family trip
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2/10 Poor

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.
Jonas, 1-night romance trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Yaara, 3-night trip
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8/10 Very good

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 :)
Abhishek, 3-night family trip
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6/10 Good

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.
Rupal, 5-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

overall is good
Nusaibah, 3-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Jacqueline, 1-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

the check-in was fast, despite its a late check-in (starts 4 PM which is really late) but they upgraded my room to a better room with a better view, which is great, however, I booked with a half board, and I went for dinner after a couple of hours, the food was cold and with not much of verities, so after we finished I provided feedback about it, just a few minutes after that Chef Mohammad Fathi came to our table to learn more about the feedback, and he apologized and offered to order from the menu but we were done already so he offered anything like ice cream or anything that is not included in the dinner buffet and promised this won't happen again, the next day was much better indeed, the service and the food was much better, he agreed me himself and wanted to make sure am satisfied, once he found I was on diet he offered to make something special for me, it felt I had a special tratement and it was greate, he kept checking on me on every visit, other than that everything was perfect, the room was cleaned really well every day and on time, generally my stay was pleasent and the staff was really freindly and helpful, definitly I recommend it if you're visiting Aqaba except you feel like going out of Tala Bay as its a 20 minutes drive from city center.
Abdullah, 3-night family trip
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