Discover Your Desert Oasis

Experiences

Ras Al Khaimah is the bucolic countryside counterpart to Dubai’s bustling big city. With white-sand beaches, jagged mountains and terracotta sand filling the desert dunes, the beautiful landscape is a study in contrast. Spend time enjoying the thrills of desert adventure and being at peace with the vast nature in turn. Get ready to discover what makes Ras Al Khaimah so unique.

On-Site Outlets

The Ritz-Carlton Spa, Al Wadi Desert

Ritz-Carlton's wellness journeys, inspired by a private Nature Reserve, foster self-reflection, goal achievement, and well-being. Personalized evaluations guide a bespoke journey for relaxation, detox, and mindful balance

Phone:   +971 7-206 7777
Everyday:
10:00 AM-8:00 PM
Appointment required

Services,Treatments and Amenities

Body Scrub

Body Wrap

Couples Massages

Facials

Fitness Classes

Foot Bath

Massages

Men's Services

Therapy Bath

The Rainforest

The Rainforest

The Rainforest combines European hydrothermal culture with Middle Eastern bathing rituals, creating a rejuvenating sanctuary in the Arabian desert.

Everyday:
10:00 AM-8:00 PM
Appointment required
Fitness Center Cardio

Fitness Centre

Fitness Studio, Cardio Studio & Wellness Studio, Open 7 days a week, 24 hours a day. Complimentary

Open 7 days a week, 24 hours a day
Complimentary
Oasis Pool

Swimming

Oasis Pool & Bar

Mon-Sun : 10:00 AM-6:00 PM

Healing Water Oasis in Al Wadi Desert – The Rainforest

Experience The Rainforest, a blend of European hydrothermal culture and Middle Eastern bathing rituals, in the Arabian desert. With 16 stations, each enhancing relaxation, guests follow a mapped sequence, cooling off naturally or with the Ice Igloo. Relaxation on a lounger completes the journey. Ladies-only, spa-rty, and private sessions are available. Guests must be 16 years old or older. Prior Reservation is required, Kindly contact us at +971 7 2067777 ext. 5705/5706 or rc.rktrw.spa@ritzcarlton.com.

The Rainforest

Immersive Experiences

Set within the 1,235-acre Al Wadi Nature Reserve, this luxury resort offers seamless access to the breathtaking desert and its long-standing traditions. Under the guidance of the Experience Concierge, guests are introduced to falconry, archery, fishing, desert biking, horseback riding, stargazing and other activities via one of the experienced rangers at the Nature Reserve.

Nature Drive
Choose Your Adventure

Equestrian

Horses and camels have long been a part of Middle Eastern culture, from camel caravans through the desert to elegant Arabian horses. The resort’s equestrian center offers lessons and experiences for guests of all ages and skill levels. Group and private lessons are available for experienced and beginner riders, including children. Spacious paddocks, an arena, and a horse-walking arena are among the facilities for all levels of riders, with ponies on site for our little guests. Maximum 100 kg per person.

Horse Riding

Falconry

Witness the majestic beauty of the falcon in an interactive Falcon and Owl show daily, one hour before sunset. Suitable for all ages, the experience explains the importance of falconry in Bedouin culture and history. The show also features the desert eagle owl, barn owl and Harris hawk. Alternatively, join the team for private Falconry lessons to improve your skills with these featured marvels of the sky.

Falconry
Journey Deeper
The Proverbial Ras Al Khaimah

There's more to this emirate than the flashy makeover that has made it a resort and adventure destination over the past several years. Here are ways to discover RAK's well-preserved traditions-but with a modern twist.

Private Yoga session in Tented Villa

Yoga Experiences Amidst the Desert

Indulge in a range of private and group Yoga classes to relax your body and mind. Our professional wellness instructors combine spiritual, mental and physical practices to offer a host of yoga classes ranging from Hatha Yoga, and Vinyasa to Yin Yoga. Starting from AED 150 Per Class Per Person

Private Pool Villa

Spa Days

Half-Day Package Relax and rejuvenate with a bespoke experience that works positively on your mind, body, and soul. Indulge in a calming cleansing ritual for your body followed by a relaxing massage and a hydrating facial treatment. End the soothing experience with a healthy lunch at Kaheela restaurant. AED 1,582 per person for 240 minutes of treatment.

A Secluded Ras Al Khaimah Resort Near Must-See Attractions

Attractions

At this Ras Al Khaimah resort, guests can experience the World’s longest zip line at the Jebel Jais Mountains and visit the heritage of Arabian cultured pearls at Pearl Farm in the same day. The hotel places guests near the architectural wonders and luxury shopping of Dubai as well as the less-explored Emirati culture and history in Ras Al Khaimah. The resort’s Experience Concierge can arrange for visits to the local fish market, historical and cultural sites and other attractions.

Sunset

Planning Your Trip

Planning your trip to Ras Al Khaimah, Al Wadi Desert.

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A Day of Relaxation or Adventure for All Ages
Tours & Experiences

A beautiful outdoor swimming pool, a distinct spa experience that borrows from global and local bathing rituals, a guided tour of Al Wadi Nature Reserve and a program introducing kids to the wonders of Al Wadi are among the experiences available at this desert resort.

Camel Ride & Evening Caravan

The quintessential desert experience, a camel ride is an opportunity to explore the landscape from above and learn about the animal’s importance in Bedouin culture. Conducted at sunrise or sunset, either on your own or as part of a traditional "caravan” of multiple camels, this experience will allow you to appreciate the true majesty of these “ships of the desert.” The maximum weight is 120 kg per person.

Baby Camel

Desert Pony Adventures With Spot and Fluff

This interactive experience invites children to connect with these gentle creatures. Kids learn how to take care of a pony through grooming, washing and walking lessons, followed by an introductory ride.

Pony Grooming

An Invitation to Connect to Nature

Nature is many things: immersive, resilient, rejuvenating and healing. Through tailored, locally inspired activities, guests are encouraged to connect with their surroundings and discover the beauty of Al Wadi Nature Reserve. To arrange for any of the below activities, please reserve in advance due to limited availability by contacting the Experience Concierge at +971 7 206 7777 ext. 5656.

Stargazing

Stargazing

The vast desert sky is a beautiful opportunity to experience the serenity and learn about the solar system. Astronomy experts will help you spot stars, constellations, visible planets and galaxies.

Nature Drive

Wildlife Feeding Experience

This early morning experience invites guests to feed the resident Oryx and gazelles in the Al Wadi Desert Nature Reserve. Also, get a chance to learn about Nature Reserve wildlife from expert guides and take photographs in this unique setting.

Bird Watching

Bird-Watching

Using spotter scopes, binoculars and identification books, guests can spot migratory and resident birds throughout the resort. The guided adventure, done via bicycle, is the ideal way to introduce young guests to nature.

A Day of Relaxation or Adventure for All Ages
Tours & Experiences

A beautiful outdoor swimming pool, a distinct spa experience that borrows from global and local bathing rituals, a guided tour of Al Wadi Nature Reserve and a program introducing kids to the wonders of Al Wadi are among the experiences available at this desert resort.

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