52333 12 Oct 2019

Rixos Bab Al Bahr is Marathon Mood Ahead of he Ras Al Khaimah Half Marathon 2020

The ultra-all-inclusive beachfront resort offers special room package for participating athletes

Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates, 3 October 2019: Professional and amateur athletes from the UAE and around the world will be descending upon the pristine shorelines of Al Marjan Island on 21 February 2020 to test themselves at the 14th edition of the popular Ras Al Khaimah Half Marathon. Set against the picturesque backdrop of the Arabian Gulf, participants can now register to the world’s fastest half marathon – which promises a variety of race categories suitable for elite to recreational and junior runners.

Participants wanting to maximize on the action can take advantage of the special offer from Rixos Bab Al Bahr, one of the exclusive sponsors of the action-packed sporting event.

The family-friendly ultra-all-inclusive resort will transform into a runners paradise with discounted room rates, priority early check-in and late check out benefits (subject to availability). Room rates start at AED 1,050 for double occupancy in the resort’s signature Deluxe rooms, assuring participants a comfortable and thoughtfully-appointed stay.

To recuperate from the excitement of the half marathon, guests can then take time to relax by the 450m stretch of private beach or revel in unlimited food and drink across 15 eclectic restaurants and bars. In need of some post-run recovery? Take in a massage treatment at Anjana Spa - Ras Al Khaimah’s largest spa boasting a Turkish hammam and a range of signature rituals to restore balance to the body and mind.

Note: RAK Marathon 2020 number to be mentioned at the time of booking to avail this offer. For more information, please contact +971 7 202 0000, or visit


About Rixos Bab Al Bahr

Rixos Bab Al Bahr is located on the pristine beach of Al Marjan island, a world-class man- made island, nestled in Ras Al Khaimah, one of the United Arab Emirates’ best kept secrets. Inclusive and exclusive in style, Rixos Bab Al Bahr comprises of three pyramid shaped buildings, each flowing into the next, acting as one complex and intermediating into a main central courtyard and a large swimming pool, complemented with marvelous resort facilities linked with waterways. The Resort accommodates 650 rooms and suites, mostly with spectacular views of the Arabian Gulf, Al Marjan Island and Ras Al Khaimah beachfront. Rixos Bab Al Bahr offers large conference and banqueting facilities, splendid array of multi dining food and beverage outlets and leisure activities featuring the signature Rixos spa with a stunning Turkish Hammam and a temperature controlled outdoor swimming pool, water sports, tennis court, kids and teens clubs, a show stage and a nightclub. Rixos Bab Al Bahr is also the first “Ultra All Exclusive” property of this magnitude in the United Arab Emirates. The resort offers the region an opportunity to explore and enjoy the “Ultra All Inclusive” concept in a tranquil haven of joy, rest and relaxation. 

About Rixos Hotels: Natural Entertainers 

Rixos Hotels is one of the world's fastest-growing, all-inclusive resort companies with a strong presence in Turkey, UAE, Egypt, Russia and Europe. In addition to the all-inclusive concept, Rixos offers a variety of trendy Urban Resorts and theme park The Land Of Legends. Rixos currently has 25 resorts and hotels under its brands, representing more than 9,000 rooms. Rixos Hotels welcomes more than 1 million guest annually. Rixos Hotels is one of only a handful of iconic resort brands that caters to both high-end transient and group customers. It is recognized as one of the leading luxury destination brands in Turkey, CIS countries and the Middle East due to its best-in-class facilities, dining options and entertainment venues. Each unique property is able to capture the traditions of its surrounding while providing signature experiences, unforgettable sensory offerings, and unparalleled level of tailored services.

Through Rixos Hotels’ passion for entertainment, activities, gourmet and wellbeing they create a lifestyle experience which immerses everyone on a journey beyond their destination. Families and friends indulge in the carefree approach.  They can think of nothing whilst Rixos Hotels think of everything.

Celebrated cuisine, a spirited vibe, a rich program of activities and entertainment and tranquil rituals ensure guests of all ages to enjoy a feast for the senses, from day to night. Rixos Hotels’ expertise for balancing vibrant, luxury ambience with their multi-generational entertainment and adventures truly defines the Rixos experience.

At Rixos the ultra-all-inclusive is all-exclusive.

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