Things to do in Tala Bay Aqaba

With a great beachfront location next to the Red Sea, Tala Bay Aqaba is a paradise for beach and water lovers. Things to do in and around the water include scuba diving, snorkelling, learning to dive, thrilling water sports and sunset boat trips on the Red Sea. At Mövenpick Resort & Spa Tala Bay Aqaba itself, we offer a wide range of magnificent swimming pools, a dive centre and a children's activity centre with its own swimming pool. 

The area also features some cultural and historic sites like Aqaba Castle, while adventurers have the opportunity to embark on an ATV safari in the surrounding desert areas. Jordan is a place steeped in history, culture and natural beauty. Make time to visit destinations like Petra and Wadi Rum, or immerse yourself in authentic cuisine and bazaar-style shopping. 

Please note the Beach Pool will be closed for maintenance for 15 days from 20 December.  Right after the completion of repair works for the Beach Pool, the Leisure Pool will also be closed for 25 days for maintenance and repair.  The heated winter pool located at the north wing remains open from 8.00 am until 10.00 pm.

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Here are some ideas of things to do during your stay

Activities and Resort Facilities

Holidays are all about sharing quality time and at Mövenpick Resort & Spa Tala Bay Aqaba you can do this while enjoying a wide range of leisure activities and water features. Take a refreshing dip in swimming pools that cover more than 3,000 sqm of pools, workout in the gym or embark on an ATV desert safari. Kids can also enjoy the activity centre at the resort.

Culture and sightseeing

Jordan is rich in cultural sites and many of them are easy to reach from our resort. The excavation of the historic City of Ayla is found right in front of the hotel, next to the poolside. It can be visited at any time of the day. Aqaba Castle is around 19 km from the resort, next to the archaeological museum and Aqaba’s famous 130-metre-high flagpole. Petra and Madaba are some other remarkable sites further afield. All of which can be enjoyed whilst staying at our 5-star resort, Mövenpick Resort & Spa Tala Bay Aqaba.

Diving and Water Activities

Discover the beauty of the Red Sea. Dive into the fascinating underwater world and marvel at the breathtakingly glorious colours of the coral reefs and marine life. Mövenpick Resort & Spa Tala Bay Aqaba offers a wide range of leisure facilities and activities for all ages including a diving centre and a children's activity centre with its own swimming pool. Jump into our unique pools and enjoy the water features which cover 3,000 sqm.

For information and bookings, please press ‘water sports’ button on your phone or call the Guest Service Centre.