Nestled in the northern part of the United Arab Emirates, just a 45-minute drive from Dubai International Airport, Ras Al Khaimah has emerged as a captivating addition to the country’s thriving tourism industry. With its breathtaking landscapes, pristine beaches, rich cultural heritage, and thrilling adventure activities, this emirate has quickly become a must-visit destination for travellers seeking an authentic yet luxurious Arabian experience. Whether you’re looking to explore ancient forts, indulge in world-class dining, or simply unwind, Ras Al Khaimah promises to enchant and captivate. 

Ras Al Khaimah Hotel Villa with Pool

More Luxury

Luxury hotels populate each corner of this enchanting emirate, with some of the world’s leading hotel groups taking up residences here, including Ritz-Carlton, Anantara, Hilton and Rixos. Seamlessly merging a captivating Arabian ambience with world-class hospitality, guests here can experience the best of both worlds. Opulent accommodation offerings dot the emirate’s blissful Arabian Gulf coastline, with Al Marjan Island homing nearly half of the region’s five-star hotels, where scenic beaches serve as the perfect backdrop to a romantic escape or family holiday. Beyond the coast, secluded hideaways beckon, promising to encapsulate guests in splendour amidst nothing but awe-inspiring mountain scenery or rolling desert landscapes. Experience both at The Ritz-Carlton Ras Al Khaimah, Al Wadi Desert, located within a protected nature reserve. Whether you’re after city, beach or desert, Ras Al Khaimah’s diverse accommodation offerings mean there’s something for everyone. 

Ras Al Khaimah Hotel Beach View

More Relaxation

Far from the bustle of Dubai and Abu Dhabi, Ras Al Khaimah is characterised by a slower pace than its neighbouring cities, where relaxation takes centre stage. Its laid-back charm make it a perfect destination for those seeking refuge from the fast-paced urban lifestyle. The emirate is a beautiful blend of modernity and authenticity, with its rich Arabian heritage strongly intact, warmly welcoming visitors to embrace the charms of the local culture while indulging in top-of-the-line experiences. Here, unwinding is effortless, with many hotels boasting luxury spas that offer rejuvenating wellness treatments onsite. The gentle murmur of the Gulf’s waves promises to transport you to a realm of coastal serenity, with endless sunny days invigorating the senses. 

Ras Al Khaimah family on beach

More Moments

The moment is what you make it in Ras Al Khaimah. An emirate that truly packs a punch, visitors can set the pace and nature of their holiday here. An ancient heritage dating back 7,000 years has left behind a remarkable collection of historical attractions, including time-worn forts and captivating pearl farms that are an integral part of the UAE’s history. The emirate’s Old Town, adorned with aromatic souqs and bustling bazaars, provides a captivating window into the local culture while modern outlets such as the expansive Al Hamra Mall satiate those keen to dive into some retail therapy. The emirate’s inviting sunny weather ensures that golf enthusiasts can enjoy teeing off at the Al Hamra Golf Club throughout the year. This premier destination hosts the European Tour tournament and boasts an impeccable 18-hole championship course. Crafting a diverse itinerary is a breeze, with a plethora of options awaiting visitors, including blissful beach days, enriching cultural immersions, thrilling outdoor excursions, and more. 

Ras Al Khaimah ziplining

More Adventures

Rapidly emerging as the UAE’s premier destination for adventure holidays, Ras Al Khaimah’s epic landscapes provide the perfect backdrop for outdoor exploration. At its heart lies Jebel Jais, the nation’s highest peak nestled in the captivating Hajar Mountains, offering unparalleled panoramic vistas. Visitors can enjoy picnics with a view at Camp 1770 or experience the exhilarating Jais Flight, the world’s longest zipline, and a heart-pounding ride on Jais Sledder, the region’s longest toboggan ride. The terracotta dunes of the desert beckon travellers to immerse themselves in local Bedouin culture or embark on thrilling activities like dune bashing and safaris, promising encounters with camels, foxes, and other wildlife. Mangrove forests teeming with marine life await kayaking enthusiasts, while the emirate’s 64km coastline reveals pristine beaches gently merging into azure lagoons, inviting marine adventures such as paddleboarding and snorkelling. 

Plan Your Ras Al Khaimah Holiday

Embrace all this spectacular emirate has to offer. Whether you’re after an all-inclusive beach holiday on the shores of the Gulf or a romantic escape beneath starlit skies in the embrace of our desert, our Middle East specialists are on hand to curate your dream getaway. Book online or speak to an expert today.  

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