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Pirate Cove Resort

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Address: 100 Park Moabi Rd, Needles, CA 92363-9701
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+1 760-326-9000

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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I really love Pirate Cove Resort!! The peninsula campsites are amazing!! Right on the river with semi private beaches. All of the staff are helpful and friendly!! The only issue I... read more

Reviewed September 23, 2015
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Gulfport, Mississippi
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446 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
Reviewed February 24, 2016

Spent a week here camping on the river. Had high expectations after seeing the brochures and handouts at a recent show so decided to give it a try. They end up with an average rating from me for several reasons........ 1. My opinion - the campsite utility hookups are poorly laid out. We were on a peninsula site with 4... More 

Thank Tom B
Ventura, California
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25 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed February 20, 2016

We visited this resort in January, the off season. The "winter" night was full of stars. Our campsite backed up to the full flowing river. You could see through the water it was so clean. Ducks and birds were abundant. This place is more popular for the summer boating crowd and its a hidden gem for ATV's in the winter.... More 

Thank rehtiag
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33 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed October 6, 2015

Considering we have 9 children and 15 grandchildren, we finally got a turn to go to the "River" with our youngest daughter and her husband to see what all the fuss was about. Even though we live a half an hour from the beach, the 4+ hour drive to the river was quite an adventure! We stayed with family and... More 

3 Thank five2nine
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed September 23, 2015 via mobile

I really love Pirate Cove Resort!! The peninsula campsites are amazing!! Right on the river with semi private beaches. All of the staff are helpful and friendly!! The only issue I had was VERY LIMITED cell signal/WiFi. It's the only reason I didn't give it 5 stars.

1 Thank L L
Monroe, Georgia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed September 21, 2015 via mobile

You can park on the beautiful Colorado River with the mountains in the background. Crystal clear water. Lots of activities. Individual private bathroom/showers but you have to pay to shower with quarters.

1 Thank wileygirl9
Walnut Creek, California
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18 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed July 21, 2015

I recommend securing a camping spot on the river. Water & Power included. A very relaxing get-a-way.

1 Thank Bert S
Chino Hills, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed June 29, 2015

We return to this resort every year. We rent the cabins on the beach side during Monday through Friday. It is a beautifully maintained and decorated resort with full amenities. Cabins are well stocked with everything you could need. 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, kitchen, patio with BBQ! AWESOME!

3 Thank Lauriepaz
Henderson, Nevada, United States
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54 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed June 25, 2015

Nice place to visit. Food is very good although a little pricey. Grounds are well kept. Service good. Everything in good order and clean.

3 Thank Dan T
Riverside, California
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108 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
Reviewed June 17, 2015

Really busy, hip, trendy, they have a DJ, very tiny dancing area, food is good yet pricey. Drinks are fairly decent.

2 Thank DS9MW
Sun Lakes, Arizona
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158 reviews
30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
Reviewed June 3, 2015

Bad place for Senior Couples, good place for families. Check-in took a looong time. Clerks were not friendly and almost arrogant. Site numbers were not well marked. Showers were coin operated, bring your quarters. Very tacky at their prices. Gravel everywhere, paved almost non-existent. Beautiful river waterfront. Our GPS's did not recognize their address. (Have vehicle GPS and Good Sam... More 

5 Thank RoadWarriorWalt

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