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Kempinski Hotel Aqaba Red Sea
Great for families
5 out of 5
King Hussein Street, Aqaba, Aqaba Governorate
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £112 per night from 28 Feb to 1 Mar
4.7/5Exceptional! (370 reviews)
Families like: kids' swimming pool, kids' club, babysitting, on the beach
Travellers say...

"Top VIP hotel. It’s one of the most exceptional hotel. Very modern, clean rooms with balcony with sea view. Very delicious breakfast buffet and it’s free. All staff were very professional and helpful."…"

Reviewed on 6 Dec 2020

Kempinski Hotel Aqaba Red Sea
Arab Divers
Great for families
3 out of 5
South Beach Road, Aqaba
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £50 per night from 1 Mar to 2 Mar
4.6/5Exceptional! (63 reviews)
Families like: kids' swimming pool, near the beach, free breakfast for the whole family, laundry
good place to stay

"Great place to meet people, the pool was perfect for swimming and the dive instruction was great!"…"

Reviewed on 5 Aug 2020

Arab Divers
Amir Palace Hotel- Aqaba
Great for families
2 out of 5
Al Batra Street, Aqaba
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4.6/5Wonderful! (50 reviews)
Families like: near the beach, laundry
Travellers say...

"Excellent service from the receptionnist. Room is quite big with a decent bathroom close enough to enjoy the charms of Aqaba and the lovely beachfront."…"

Reviewed on 12 Feb 2019

Amir Palace Hotel- Aqaba
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InterContinental Resort Aqaba
Great for families
5 out of 5
King Hussain Street, Po Box 2311, Aqaba
Free cancellation
The price is £101 per night from 28 Feb to 1 Mar
4.3/5Excellent! (193 reviews)
Families like: kids' swimming pool, kids' club, playground, babysitting
Travellers say...

"During a pandemic (COVID) one expects less, but the Aqaba Intercontinental staff went above and beyond to make us feel pampered with a smile on top of a great service. Cleanliness, social distancing, and hygiene requirements were available at each corner of the hotel. The staff very well experienced ..."…"

Reviewed on 9 Nov 2020

InterContinental Resort Aqaba
Movenpick Resort & Residences Aqaba
Great for families
5 out of 5
King Hussein Street, P.O Box 678, Aqaba
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £90 per night from 27 Feb to 28 Feb
4.3/5Excellent! (580 reviews)
Families like: kids' swimming pool, kids' club, playground, babysitting
Travellers say...

"Access to the beach and the staff friendliness and professionality are commendable"…"

Reviewed on 5 Jan 2021

Movenpick Resort & Residences Aqaba
Movenpick Resort & Spa Tala Bay Aqaba
Great for families
5 out of 5
South Beach Road Tala Bay Area, Po Box 2425, Aqaba
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £102 per night from 26 Feb to 27 Feb
4.3/5Excellent! (432 reviews)
Families like: kids' swimming pool, waterslide, kids' club, playground
Travellers say...

"Even though of the pandemic, they managed to serve well and operate smoothly. Excellent staff."…"

Reviewed on 26 Dec 2020

Movenpick Resort & Spa Tala Bay Aqaba
Cedar Hotel
Great for families
3 out of 5
Ishbeliah St. Aqaba, Aqaba
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £45 per night from 28 Mar to 29 Mar
4.2/5Excellent! (92 reviews)
Families like: extra beds/cots, free breakfast for the whole family, laundry
Travellers say...

"No frills property at a great price. Well located for walking access to main part of town. Staff are very friendly and helpful, and we very much enjoyed their hospitality. Beds were clean and breakfast was sufficient!"…"

Reviewed on 26 Jan 2020

Cedar Hotel
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Aqaba
Great for families
5 out of 5
Al-hammamat Al-tunisyya Street, Aqaba
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £56 per night from 13 Mar to 14 Mar
4.2/5Excellent! (402 reviews)
Families like: outdoor pool, near the beach, extra beds/cots, laundry
fabulous

"Been to Aqaba several times however this time is different and despite the restrictions due to COVID 19 ,DT by Hilton Team really made our stay Fabulous, starting with warm welcoming room & pool cleanness and very decent staff, my stay included half board which I wasn't aware that there is no open ..."…"

Reviewed on 4 Oct 2020

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Aqaba
Red Sea Dive Center - Hotel & Dive Center
Great for families
3 out of 5
South Beach road near Aqaba Marine Park, Aqaba
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £45 per night from 27 Feb to 28 Feb
4.1/5Very Good! (52 reviews)
Families like: kids' swimming pool, babysitting, near the beach, free breakfast for the whole family
Definitely will stay again

"Great little dive hotel. The place was clean and had good air con the breakfast was minimal but good."…"

Reviewed on 21 Jun 2020

Red Sea Dive Center - Hotel & Dive Center
Al Qidra Hotel Aqaba
Great for families
3 out of 5
Al Saada Street, The hotels area, Aqaba
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £30 per night from 27 Feb to 28 Feb
4/5Very Good! (193 reviews)
Families like: babysitting, near the beach, bicycle rentals nearby, extra beds/cots
Travellers say...

"They mention breakfast as if it's free, but there's a hidden charge at checkout. The breakfast is hard boiled eggs, and some pita bread.Cost was more than $12. Had to change room because the suite they provided was not secure--bedroom w/balcony would not lock. The hotel's porter was awesome though--good ..."…"

Reviewed on 2 Sep 2019

Al Qidra Hotel Aqaba
My Luxury Hotel
Great for families
3.5 out of 5
Al Nahda, Aqaba
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £42 per night from 28 Feb to 1 Mar
4/5Very Good! (57 reviews)
Families like: outdoor pool, near the beach, free breakfast for the whole family, laundry
Nice hotel.

"The location of the hotel is good and there are some good restaurants near by. We even walked towards the beach, castle and museum (though castle and museum are being renovated these days) from the hotel and on our way back took the taxi which costs 2 JD. It's a clean hotel and the service is decent. ..."…"

Reviewed on 3 May 2017

My Luxury Hotel
Grand Tala Bay Resort, Aqaba
Great for families
5 out of 5
Southern Beach, Tala Bay, Aqaba
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3.9/5Good! (167 reviews)
Families like: kids' swimming pool, kids' club, playground, games room
Good and not too expensive hotel at Tala Bay

"Nice hotel, great views, probably not a bad view in the whole place! We had a garden view room but it was also overlooking a pool and the sea. The pools looked nice, but we lived at the beach!❤️ Wonderful beach access, even some nice coral close by for snorkeling:) The Tala Bay Resort area is ..."…"

Reviewed on 24 Oct 2020

Grand Tala Bay Resort, Aqaba
Days Hotel by Wyndham Aqaba
Great for families
4 out of 5
Al Saada Street, Aqaba
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3.7/5Good! (38 reviews)
Families like: outdoor pool, near the beach, extra beds/cots, free breakfast for the whole family
Great Location and decent night stop

"This hotel is really well located in a buzzing area of Aqaba. It is a short walk to the beach and the main shopping area. The hotel is nice and comfortable but nothing flashy. Be sure to get up early for breakfast as this hotel seems popular with tour groups and so fills at breakfast."…"

Reviewed on 27 Nov 2016

Days Hotel by Wyndham Aqaba
Bedouin Garden Village
Great for families
3 out of 5
South Beach, Infront Marine Park, Aqaba
The price is £40 per night from 5 Mar to 6 Mar
3.5/5Good! (134 reviews)
Families like: kids' swimming pool, playground, near the beach, laundry facilities
Travellers say...

"TV didn’t work. And the mattresses were really poor. But the location and price were great."…"

Reviewed on 30 Dec 2019

Bedouin Garden Village
Aquavista Hotel & Suites
Great for families
3.5 out of 5
Al Nahda Street, Aqaba
The price is £40 per night from 1 Mar to 2 Mar
3.4/5Good! (17 reviews)
Families like: babysitting, near the beach, extra beds/cots, free breakfast for the whole family
Travellers say...

"Good service"…"

Reviewed on 3 Aug 2020

Aquavista Hotel & Suites
Marina Plaza Tala Bay
Great for families
4 out of 5
Tala Bay, South Coast Aqaba, Aqaba
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3.2/5 (103 reviews)
Families like: kids' swimming pool, babysitting, on the beach, extra beds/cots
Travellers say...

"Bad experience, the room was not clean, the cushions looks they don't change the covers it was very dirty, the stuff is not friendly at all, no trust for customers, my reservation was with breakfast but when I arrived they told me it's without, I called Expedia , Expedia say sorry we can give you ..."…"

Reviewed on 23 Sep 2019

Marina Plaza Tala Bay
Almarsa Village Dive Resort
Great for families
2.5 out of 5
South Beach Road, Aqaba
The price is £35 per night from 1 Mar to 2 Mar
2.6/5 (7 reviews)
Families like: kids' swimming pool, playground, near the beach, extra beds/cots
Great location with poor service

"We love the location of this hotel, and have been satisfied in the past for a 2 or 3 star hotel. This time, there was no hot water during our stay and they did not inform us of that. When I reported it, the response was 'oh we know, everyone is complaining. The breakfast was poor, not a buffet at ..."…"

Reviewed on 8 Apr 2017

Almarsa Village Dive Resort
Bait al Aqaba Dive Center & Resort
Great for families
3 out of 5
Southern Beach Area, Aqaba
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2.3/5 (7 reviews)
Families like: kids' swimming pool, near the beach, free breakfast for the whole family, laundry
Travellers say...

"Not clean bad to stay"…"

Reviewed on 17 Jul 2018

Bait al Aqaba Dive Center & Resort
Aqaba Gulf Hotel
Great for families
4 out of 5
King Hussein Street The Aqaba, Aqaba
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2/5 (4 reviews)
Families like: kids' swimming pool, near the beach, outdoor tennis court, bicycle rentals nearby
Location it has, but in need of updates

"Location is great for this hotel, and great pool area, but rooms are showing wear. The bed was very comfortable and liked the small seating area. I found it overpriced compared to other hotels in the area, but it is licensed. In need of updating but is in a great location. May have been a 4 star ..."…"

Reviewed on 18 May 2014

Aqaba Gulf Hotel
Classic Hotel
Great for families
3 out of 5
Princess Haya Circle, Aqaba
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Classic Hotel
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Where should we stay in Aqaba?

The destination of Aqaba is a great choice if you've been thinking about a holiday with your children. The snorkelling spots, beaches and diving are just some of the things that make this an attractive family holiday destination. Fly into Eilat (ETH), which is the closest airport, or Aqaba (AQJ-King Hussein Intl.), which is located 5.5 mi (8.9 km) from the city centre. Aqaba has 26 child-friendly hotels and other types of accommodation so you have plenty of options when deciding where to stay.

Holidaying families have positive things to say about these places to stay:

InterContinental Resort Aqaba: Offers a private beach, a children's pool and a children's club. Guests like the helpful staff at this 5-star resort.

Tala Bay Aqaba – Features 5 outdoor pools, a children's club and 2 restaurants. This 5-star hotel is popular with guests for its comfy beds.

When should we visit Aqaba?

You're probably hoping for good weather for your family trip. Use these tips to decide when to pack up the children and head to Aqaba.

  • Hottest months: July, August, June and September, with an average temperature of 40°F
  • Coldest months: January, February, December and March, with an average temperature of 10°F
  • Driest months: October, May, January and February, with an average rainfall of 0 inches
  • Rainiest months: October, May, January and February, with an average rainfall of 0 inches

What should we see and do in Aqaba?

While you are holidaying in Aqaba, you and the family may want to see some interesting spots such as Palm Beach and Port of Aqaba. Make sure that you have lots of time for activities such as Aqaba City Center Shopping Mall and Kings City.

Aqaba is also known for the:
  • Archaeological sites
  • Diving
  • Cafes
  • Beaches
  • Snorkelling

Frequently asked questions

What's Aqaba like for family-friendly holidays?
The relaxing destination of Aqaba is a good choice if you’ve been thinking about a trip with your children. The beaches, swimming spots and diving are just some of the things that make this an attractive spot for a family holiday. Arrange a flight into Aqaba (AQJ-King Hussein Intl.), which is the closest airport, or Eilat (ETM-Ramon Intl.), which is located 13.2 mi (21.3 km) from the city centre.
What's the best hotel when travelling with children to Aqaba?
Movenpick Resort & Spa Tala Bay Aqaba is a top 5-star resort on Expedia for families, and features a lazy river and 3 outdoor pools. Other options to stay with the children include InterContinental Resort Aqaba and Movenpick Resort & Residences Aqaba.
How many hotels that welcome families are there in Aqaba?
Expedia has 25 hotels in Aqaba that are perfect for families.
What's the weather like in Aqaba?
The hottest months are usually July and August, with an average temperature of 32°C, while the coldest months are January and February, with an average of 17°C. Average annual precipitation for Aqaba is 65 inches.
What's there to see and do with your family in Aqaba?
While you are visiting Aqaba, you may want to round up the youngsters and make time to see interesting attractions such as Port of Aqaba and Aqaba City Center Shopping Mall. Make sure that you have plenty of time to take in activities in the area such as Dolphin Reef, Coral Beach Nature Reserve and Aqaba Marine Park.

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