Al Marjan Island - History, Timings & Entry Fee


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Distance (From Ras Al Khaimah): 36 Kms

Trip Duration (Including Travel): 1 Hour

Transportation Options: Cab

Travel Tips: None

At a distance of 36 km from Ras Al Khaimah International Airport, Marjan Island is a man-made island in the emirate of Ras Al Khaimah. It is one of the popular places to visit in Ras Al Khaimah.

Al Marjan Island is a group of 4 coral-shaped islands in a man-made archipelago located in the Persian Gulf. The island is set against the picturesque backdrop of the Arabian Peninsula and enclosed by the Yanis and Jais Mountains. Started as a tourism enterprise, the five-year construction development started in 2013 now harbors a quasi-metropolis, fully equipped with a developed residential area and hospitality industry, as well as adjoining infrastructure.

Administered by the Al Marjan Island Company, the Island extends a vast 4.5 kilometers into the sea and covers an area of 2.7 million square meters. The island group consists of Breeze Island, Treasure Island, Dream Island and View Island. Breeze Island counts with several hotels and 2,000 m of waterfront with a promenade while the Treasure Island is a prominently residential area, built on 2,500,000 feet. Dream Island is an extensive beach area, with several hotels and clubs located on its shores. It possesses 5,000 meters of the waterfront area. View Island is the 5,000,000 square feet central section of the island group, representing its residential and hospitality urban core.

Timings: 24 hours

Entry: Free