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If you’re looking for a luxurious stay in Ras Al Khaimah then the Marjan Island Resort & Spa is the perfect halal friendly getaway. Situated just a 40-minute drive from the busy streets of beautiful Dubai, the Marjan Island Resort & Spa offers their guests an alcohol-free resort, providing a peaceful and enjoyable stay.

The stunning resorts exterior and interior were beautifully designed and named after the iconic Crystalline enriched Al Marjan Island. Each room and suite has been designed with a modern and Arabic touch to give you a warm welcome from Ras Al Khaimah. Enjoy spacious rooms, large comfortable king size beds, your private balcony looking onto the breathtaking sea, separate living areas, ensuite bathrooms, and enough space for the whole family to come along.

This halal friendly resort which is alcohol free, offers delicious dining menus which were carefully put together and inspired with the UAE and International diverse in mind.  Each dishes ingredients are carefully selected to ensure every dining session at the resort is nothing more than spectacular. When it comes to exploring, and keeping yourself busy during the day, the Marjan Island Resort & Spa offers a range of activities including the beach and water sports. The La’Mar Spa is also the perfect place to de-stress and relax with their various luxurious spa treatments and packages, and separate male and female swimming pools.

For those that are looking for the ultimate halal friendly getaway, then the Marjan Island Resort & Spa is the perfect place to be. Offering guests a private, comfortable, and luxurious haven where you can simply unwind, the Marjan Island Resort & Spa is a must visit for Muslim travellers.

From £899 per person
based on two people sharing
  • Return flights from London to Dubai
  • Seven nights accommodation at the 5* Marjan Island Resort and Spa in a Superior Room
  • All Inclusive
  • Return airport transfers from Dubai Airport

Valid for travel from May to September (supplements apply during July and August)

Alternative dates are available throughout the year at a supplement. Prices subject to change and availability at the time of booking.

Email us at or call
0203 397 4397 for more information.

Home of the seven Emirates that have become popular holiday getaways, Abu Dhabi, Ajman, Fujairah, Sharjah, Dubai, Ras al-Khaimah and Umm al-Qaiwain are all must visits when travelling to the UAE. The UAE is in high demand with their relaxing beaches, desserts, delicious cuisines, breathtaking mosques, and all the luxuries needed to provide you with the perfect halal friendly getaway.

Flight time from the UK: A direct flight from London to Dubai is approximately just under 7 hours.

Local languages: Arabic is the national language of those that live within the UAE, however English is widely understood and spoken to at conversational level. Those visiting Dubai will have no problem making conversations in English as English is the most spoken language.

Best time to visit: The very best time to visit the UAE is between September and May. It’s between these months that visitors will enjoy blue clear skies and a comfortable warm climate. July and August and can be quite hot with temperatures regularly exceeding 35 degrees C.

Visa requirements (for British passport holders) : Citizens and passport holders of the UK, with right of abode in the UK, will be granted a free of charge visit visa on arrival in the UAE. No application in advance of travel is necessary. Please note that your passport will be stamped for 30 days upon arrival.

Key Events and Festivals:

Abu Dhabi International Jazz Festival – Originally a two day event which now takes place over a week. This lively festival brings in huge crowds which flock to the most-populated city in the UAE for Abu Dhabi’s International Jazz Festival. The beloved May event lures thousands of music lovers, where they can enjoy amazing performances by some of the world’s leading jazz artists.

Eid - At the end of Ramadan, the cities of the UAE celebrate with parties and feasts. Both visitors and locals can share in the spoils as Dubai and Abu Dhabi throw social events for several days to mark the end of the Islamic fasting period in September.

National Day Festival – Celebrating the formation of the UAE and the independence of the region from Britain, National Day is celebrated across the country in December with joyful performances and events in Dubai and Abu Dhabi.

Dubai Desert Classic – An annual event held at the Emirates Golf Club in March, where the best golfers from around the world make their way to Dubai, where the Desert Classic takes place.

Which airport will you fly in to: The airport you fly into within the UAE depends on which part of the UAE you’re visiting first. Most direct flights from the UK however will fly in to either Dubai International Airport or Abu Dhabi International Airport.

Must try food: Al Harees - A famous dish of UAE with highly exotic taste. It is made up of meat and wheat and is a very simple and elegant dish with very few ingredients but with longer cooking duration.

Shawarma – This dish is the most eaten food across this country, and has become very popular in Asian countries. It can be made with lamb or chicken with different restaurants serving this dish in different manners. The most common ingredients are chicken or lamb with a mix of garlic sauce, pickles, fries and tomatoes wrapped in Arabic Roti.

Al Machboos – Another famous traditional dish of UAE is Al Machboos, a meaty yet tender meal. The important ingredients combined to produce this delicious dish are rice, meat, onion and dried lemon. Other seasoning includes spices and salt

Must do experience: Visit Abu Dhabi’s Sheikh Zayed Mosque – This spectacularly stunning mosque is famous for its interior and exterior and is known as the key site for worship in the country.

Up above with Dubai’s Burj Khalifa – Enjoy breathtaking panoramic views of Dubai from the world’s tallest skyscraper.

Discover Al-Bidyah Mosque - The oldest mosque in the United Arab Emirates, Al-Bidyah is an important historical site that lies in the Emirate of Fujairah. The entire surrounding area is an archaeological site, where many pottery and metal artifacts have been excavated.

Walk back in time at Bastakia - The Bastakia quarter of Dubai is the last remaining fragment of Old Dubai. This small heritage area really evokes the simpler, gentler past of the city before skyscrapers took over the skyline.

Dessert Excursions – Adventure lovers will enjoy the empty stretch of desert hugging the coastline outside the popular cities. Most travelers start their dessert adventure from Dubai or Abu Dhabi. With handfuls of activities available within the desert, tourists can enjoy four-wheel-drive trips and dune-buggy journeys, to sand boarding, hiking and camel treks.