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UNCOVER THE RICH CULTURE OF RAS AL KHAIMAH

Just 45 minutes from Dubai International Airport, the desert oasis of Ras Al Khaimah, with its rolling sand dunes, free-roaming wildlife and star-lit sky, awaits. Defined by rugged mountains, terracotta desert and pristine sandy beaches, the picturesque landscape of the northern Emirate holds 5,000 years of history. Forts and abandoned villages tell the stories of the Emirati past, while the fish market, date farms and Ras Al Khaimah camel race track offer a glimpse of culture and tradition.

AL JAZEERA AL HAMRA

The Arabian Gulf's oldest and most intact fishing village showcases 14th-century Emirati architecture.

DHAYAH FORT

Located north of the Rams Town, this 19th-century fort was built on the foundations of an old structure and features watchtowers, old forts and sweeping views of the oasis palm gardens, Arabian Gulf and glorious Hajar Mountains.

RAS AL KHAIMAH NATIONAL MUSEUM

Located in Ras Al Khaimah's old town quarter, the Museum houses numerous archaeological items from the region including jewelry and weapons.

PEARL FARM

The first of its kind in the UAE, the pearl farm produces more than 100,000 pearls each year. Here you can learn more about the history of pearl farming and have the chance to open an oyster and keep any precious pearls nestled inside.

MALLS

AL HAMRA MALL

Al Hamra Mall offers a perfect blend of shopping, entertainment, dining and recreational options. The Mall houses a wide range of stores and services catering to its international customers, synchronizing perfectly with the demands and wishes of the multi-cultural population in the UAE.

MANAR MALL

Manar mall is one of the most popular shopping and leisure centers in Ras Al Khaimah. Customers are offered cafes and restaurants with outdoor siting area, facing the sea, playgrounds for children, 120 retail outlets and several anchor stores.

AL NAEEM MALL

Al Naeem Mall is located at the prime location of Al Nakheel. The mall stands four story high, with a total built-up area of 1,500,000 square feet and total leasable areas of 645,000 square feet, making it one of the largest malls of Ras Al Khaimah. The total number of shops available is 200. The mall offers exclusive dining outlets and a wide range of retails stores that are popular with the residents.

MALL OF THE EMIRATES

Mall of the Emirates is the ultimate leisure, entertaining, and shopping resort, complete with an indoor ski resort.

DUBAI MALL

Mall is the region's premier shopping, lifestyle and entertainment destination. With its more than 1,200 stores and attractions such as an Olympic size skating ring, a world class aquarium, and a wide range of cafés and restaurants, the Dubai Mall is quickly becoming the city’s favorite destination for shopping and family outings.

MIRDIF CITY CENTRE

This large family-friendly mall has an indoor skydiving facility and several exclusive brands.

SOUKS AND MARKETS

OLD SOUK

Located between the Ras Al Khaimah Museum and running parallel to the sea, the souk is busy with shoppers in the mornings and late afternoons buying everything including fabric, gold and kitchen items. Farther along the creek on the western shore, are the fish market and a number of tea houses. Another, smaller souk nearby offers an interesting array of souvenirs.

SHEBA'S PALACE AND AL SHAMAL

Located between the Ras Al Khaimah Museum and running parallel to the sea, the souk is busy with shoppers in the mornings and late afternoons buying everything including fabric, gold and kitchen items. Farther along the creek on the western shore, are the fish market and a number of tea houses. Another, smaller souk nearby offers an interesting array of souvenirs.

GOLD SOUK, DUBAI MALL

More than 220 jewelry stores in this huge indoor souk are located in The Dubai Mall.

GOLD SOUK

The gold souk is a must for any visit. More than 100 shops lined up in traditionally decorated alleys offer a wide selection of designs. Each shop window is resplendent with gold necklaces, rings, bangles, earrings and brooches, in all shapes and sizes. Gold jewelry comes in 18-carat exquisitely designed in Italy, 21 and 22 carat from Thailand, Singapore, India and now from Dubai as well. There is also a good selection of silver jewelry. Gold prices are among the lowest in the world. Here, bargaining is expected and one can almost always find exceptional deals.

RAS AL KHAIMAH CORNICHE

Ras Al Khaimah has two main Corniches: the first one is the old Ras Al Khaimah corniche which is located opposite the Kuwaiti Souk. It is an ideal spot to relax on the white beach and soak under the sun.

The second corniche is Al Qawasim corniche, located next to the Ras Al Khaimah Bridge. This is also a very popular place for fitness seekers to walk or jog on the running track. Kids can ride on their bicycles or enjoy an ice-cream with their families.  It has perfect settings to enjoy a meal at one of the restaurants or hot cup of tea/coffee at a café.

SAQR PARK

The Saqr Park is the largest public park in Ras Al Khaimah, known for its vast areas of greenery. It is the perfect spot for adults and kids to unwind and relax.

DUBAI

Only an hour away, Dubai is home to magnificent skyscrapers, family-friendly theme parks and luxury shopping. Among its most popular attractions are Burj Khalifa, the gold and spice souks, Dubai Mall and Aquarium, Dubai Fountain, Wild Wadi Waterpark, Mall of the Emirates and its Ski Dubai, the winter-only Miracle Garden and the Dubai Dolphinarium.

FUJAIRAH

About two hours away, Fujairah is home to Al Bidaya Mosque, the oldest in the UAE; Fujairah Fort, Al Hayl Castle and Masafi Village.

JEBEL JAIS

Being the highest point in the country, fantastic views are guaranteed. From hiking along the mountainside to camping at the top, everyone will be able to have blast at this unique destination in the UAE.

JEBEL JAIS FLIGHT

Jebel Jais is home to the world’s longest zip line. Reaching an overall distance of 2.8 km and hitting speeds of up to 150 km/hr, you will experience one of most exhilarating thrills of your lifetime.

AL HAMRA GOLF CLUB

Are you a golf lover or want to give it a shot? Al Hamra Golf Club’s Par 72 Championship course lends itself perfectly to all levels of golfers, providing the fledgling novice or the most accomplished of players with an enjoyable and interesting golfing challenge. Show your key card and receive 20% off on the ‘Green Fee Rates’ while staying with us. Offer valid for reservations with a minimum of 3 nights.

CAMEL RACES

The Suwan Camel Race Track hosts races during winter, starting in October.