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Pirate Cove Resort

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Address: 100 Park Moabi Rd, Needles, CA 92363
Phone Number: +1 760-326-9000
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This secluded California oasis is located at the Moabi Regional Park, on...

This secluded California oasis is located at the Moabi Regional Park, on the banks of the Colorado River, just 11 miles southeast of Needles on I-40, California. Nestled among the palm trees and surrounded by pristine white sandy beaches, this first-class family destination offers it’s guests luxurious accommodations all situated along Historic Route 66. Whether you are looking for a relaxing getaway or an afternoon refuge from your travels, Pirate Cove offers an oasis that brings you back to a simpler life where you can eat, drink, play, and unwind the pirates way. Pirate Cove offers everything one looks for in a destination vacation or afternoon getaway. For those looking for more adventure, bring your offroad toys out and discover over 3600 miles of offroad trails. Or, set sail on our Boat Tour and explore Topock Gorge and Havasu Wildlife Refuge where you'll find an abundance of wildlife, lava pinnacles and ancient petroglyphs on the gorge walls. Or you can choose to do nothing at all! Just sit back and relax... shaded by thatch palapas along the white sandy beaches of the Colorado River. We are always adding more features and amenities so be sure to check back often.Our Amenities:• On Historic Route 66• Yacht tours and charter• Off-road trails• Easy freeway access• National award-winning restaurant• Pirate-themed beach bar• Seven-lane boat launch ramp• 250 boat slip marina with 24/7 gas dock• Boat rentals and sightseeing tours• Fishing facilities • General store and gift shop• Security-gated dry storage facilities• Free resort shuttle service• Full hook-up RV campsites• Wi-fi available• Children’s waterpark and playground• Scenic nature trails• BBQ and picnic areas Pirate Cove is truly a place in time. If you’ve got the time, we’ve got the place. Pirate Cove invites you to experience this spectacular beachside resort like no other on the Colorado River.

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While traveling to Las Vegas from San Diego my husband and I decided to take a detour and camp in Pirates cove. I saw the pictures online from the resorts website and said Wow... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 22, 2016
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Oceanside, California
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Murrieta, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Every employee we came into contact with was super friendly. We stopped in with our party of 18 and had a great lunch. The buckets of cocktails are a great deal for the non-drivers, $30 for a 64 ounce yummy drink. Decor is great and the restrooms are super clean. We will definitely be back.

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London
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We needed to stay somewhere overnight after leaving Las Vegas and driving to LAX the next day, and with a rather incongerous pirate theme for a resort in the desert we were not expecting this place to be as beautiful as it turned out to be. The spacious and actually really rather luxurious wooden cabins we were allocated were so... More 

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Tracy, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Can we say clean clean clean..this place was spotless..great beach, fun staff...I thought I was in Margaritaville...what a great way to spend a day on the river

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Henderson, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Great hang out for lunch after being on the river or at night when the crowd has mellowed out. Reasonable prices, good food, friendly service. The bar is a great atmosphere. If you're staying at the resort the beach area is very relaxing.

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Mesa, Arizona
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place is a farce, I cannot believe they're able to stay afloat with such horrible customer service, complete with blatant lies on their webpage (what is offered vs. what they actually follow through with) We rolled in and made a one day reservation (overnight) for the peninsula spot you couldn't see the river from the RV because there's no... More 

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Oceanside, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016

While traveling to Las Vegas from San Diego my husband and I decided to take a detour and camp in Pirates cove. I saw the pictures online from the resorts website and said Wow! that looks great and off we went with our car packed full of camping gear. When we got there we were pleasantly surprised, although the tent... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016 via mobile

What else can i say but everything about our campsite was great. We had several friends come as well and celebrated my daughters 40th birthday there. Love the fact it had a large shade tree right by the river so we fished all day..... didnt catch any unfortunately.

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Oakhurst, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016 via mobile

We thought we would stop here in our RV travels. Along with our reservation confirmation came nine pages of rules including only two pets allowed. Also noticed that the resort requires patrons show their registration and vehicle insurance card. Resort reserves the right to enter your RV. Huh? Helpful staff waived part of our cancellation fee so good on them.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2016 via mobile

If there was a real Margaritaville, this would be it. We went for lunch. The surrounding area was beautiful...white, sandy beaches and cottages everywhere. Very quiet and serene...even has RV hookups! The food was very reasonable for such a touristy area. I highly recommend this quiet cove for lunch....bring your loved one!

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Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2016

We only spent one night here as we were taking refuge from a monster sand storm that was coming through. We saw the potential of the RV resort, the sandy beaches between the coves, the restaurant and bar, the play area for the kids and not to mention the fun you can have on the colorado river. We did not... More 

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