You can take your pick from four restaurants at this place, and there's a panoramic bar for evening tipples. There are eight pools on the outdoor terrace, plus a hotel-run kids' club. If you're feeling active you can fill your time with archery, scuba diving and beach volleyball. Modern cardio machines line up in the gym and the spa specialises in around-the-world treatments.
SPORTS & ACTIVITIES
You can drive and putt your way around the nearby Madinat Makadi Golf course* – a couple of minutes' cab ride away – or slip into a wetsuit for watersports* down at the beach.
The sports itinerary veers from volleyball and tennis to more chilled activities like yoga and aqua aerobics.
- Table tennis
- Beach football
- Beach volleyball
- Daytime activity programme
- Aqua aerobics
- Golf course*
The Madinat Makadi Golf course is just a short drive away if you fancy playing a round.
FOOD & DRINK
You can get a taste of 'la dolce vita' at the Italian à la carte. There's also an Oriental café and a waterfront restaurant that delivers bumper buffet spreads.
The main restaurant has breakfast, lunch and dinner covered. You can grab platefuls of bacon and eggs in the morning, followed by international bits and bobs later in the day.
- Main restaurant
Opening Times: [07.00-10.00, 12.30-14.30, 18.30-21.30.
Kids' buffets- 12.00-13.00, 18.00-19.00]
The main restaurant is a buffet affair, with a choice of international cuisine everyday, and themed nights taking place several times a week. Meanwhile, little ones have access to meal times slightly earlier, to avoid the rush.
- Scheherzade Oriental Café*
Opening Times: [12.00-24.00]
- Vista Mare Italian restaurant*
Opening Times: [Summer- 19.00-22.00. Winter- 18.30-21.00]
An à la carte meal is included once per week.
- A la carte dining*
An à la carte meal is included one per week. You can book a table with guest relations at reception.
- Waterfront restaurant
Opening Times: [07.00-10.00, 12.30-14.30, 18.30-21.00]
Breakfast and lunch are a buffet affair here, while dinner is à la carte. There's an outdoor area if you fancy dining al fresco, and you'll have excellent sea views from here, too.
- Vista Mare pub
Opening Times: [12.00-01.00]
- Pool bar
- Lobby bar
Opening Times: [24 hours]
- Divers' Bar
Opening Times: [08.00-19.00]
HEALTH & BEAUTY
You can hit the weights in the hotel's modern gym. If you'd rather work up a sweat without the exercise, clock up some time in the sauna.
A visit to the spa's like a whistle-stop tour of the world. The menu's crammed with options like Thai rub downs*, Indian Ayurvedic treatments* and stress-busting Polynesian massages*.
You can choose from a wide range of treatments at the spa, including massages and facials. There are seven treatment rooms, two couples' rooms and plenty of other facilities, including a hot tub and a Turkish bath.
- Turkish bath*
- Beauty salon/treatments*
- Hot tub/whirlpool*
After your sunbathing stint's come to a close, throw on your gladrags for a cocktail or two in the bar. The best seats in the house are on the al fresco terrace, which comes with quality views of the bay.
- Evening entertainment programme
The programme includes morning gymnastics, tennis, fly yoga, boccia, shuffleboard, darts, aqua aerobics, dance, football, pilates and evening shows.
- Kids' club
The hotel run kids' club is for little ones aged 4 to 12-years-old.
- Live music
You'll need all eight fingers to keep a tally of the pools here. They're scattered around the sea-facing grounds, so beach-based or beside-the-pool days are your call.
- 8 outdoor pools
You'll find a whopping eight pools spread around the resort. There are spacious terraces, too, with plenty of sunloungers and parasols dotted around.
- Kids' pools
- 24-hour reception
- Free Wi-Fi in the hotel lobby and the pool bar
- Currency exchange
- Laundry service*
- Private beach
- Wi-Fi- additional info
Please note, the speed and quality of the Wi-Fi connection can vary and it might not be as fast as Wi-Fi in the UK.
Items marked with * incur extra charges which are payable locally
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