Wedding Venues Set Against the Beauty of Ras Al Khaimah

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The white sand and cerulean sea at The Ritz-Carlton Ras Al Khaimah, Al Hamra Beach present the perfect setting for a beachfront wedding. The resort’s pristine private beach is designed for exclusive celebrations, and its surroundings offer opportunities for unique experiences leading up to the big day. Here, a bridal shower is hosted in a luxury villa with a private pool, a rehearsal dinner begins with a breathtaking sunset over the Arabian Gulf, vows are exchanged on a beachfront venue rather than a traditional wedding hall and the soft white sand is where you take your first dance.


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Meetings and Events

The Ritz-Carlton specializes in pairing ideal meeting venues with impeccable service.


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Weddings and Occasions

The Ritz-Carlton Ras Al Khaimah, Al Hamra Beach is dedicated to creating unique beach weddings

The Ritz-Carlton Ras Al Khaimah, Al Hamra Beach provides an ideal setting for any beach event
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From linen and floral selections to choosing the perfect accent shade, The Ritz-Carlton Ras Al Khaimah, Al Hamra Beach wedding planner will turn your vision into an event your guests will remember for a lifetime. Your personalized wedding planner will coordinate important details such as villa reservations for overnight guests in our luxury beachfront pool villas, rehearsal dinner and farewell breakfast menus and venue staging with special lighting and décor. As your wedding day approaches, our wedding planning team will assist you in coordinating with the vendors and completing a timeline of events for the day. Let The Ritz-Carlton wedding planning team create a dazzling celebration for you and your partner.

What is required by the UAE for a legal wedding?

The main requirement for marriage is that both parties are residents in the UAE. Each party should produce a birth certificate and a certificate of marital status, which have to be properly attested – either in the applicant’s home country (by the respective foreign ministry and the UAE consulate) or in the UAE (by the applicant’s consulate and the UAE Foreign Ministry).


Is The Ritz-Carlton Ras Al Khaimah, Al Hamra Beach a destination wedding resort?

Most definitely! However, there is a limitation on obtaining the legal marriage license. Our Wedding Specialist can assist you with creating a memorable Symbolic Ceremony, whilst applying for the marriage license in your home country.


What do I need to know before contacting the resort?

You should know the estimated number of guests, a date, and an approximate budget for your event. If possible, choose a few alternate dates in case your first choice is not available.


How far in advance should I reserve the date?

Winter dates should be booked at least a year in advance. Summer dates are typically available with less notice. Please contact the hotel for more information about available dates.


What is the average cost per person for food and beverage?

Please contact our Wedding Specialist for customized pricing. Please be aware that our menu items and pricing are subject to change and are guaranteed 90 days in advance. Your final menu pricing will be based on your actual selections.


Are there minimum requirements for a reception?

A food and beverage minimum revenue commitment will be applied, and in some cases a set-up fee is required for a private wedding reception. Minimums and set-up fees will vary depending on the venue, number of guests, day and time of the event.


What are the deposits and when are they due?

Deposits are non-refundable and non-transferable. A 25% deposit is due upon receipt of a signed contract. Three months prior to your event, 50% of the estimated charges are due. One month prior to your event, 100% of the estimated charges are due.


When do I need to tell The Ritz-Carlton exactly how many guests will be attending my wedding?

The agreed contract will have your minimum estimated number of guests. If this number will increase, the catering department must be notified of the exact number of guests attending a function at least 72 working hours prior to the start of the event. This will be considered a guarantee, for which you will be charged, even if fewer guests attend the function.


Do the bride and groom get a complimentary room for the wedding night?

Depending on the wedding package, the bride and groom may be receiving a one-night complimentary stay, including breakfast buffet.


Are there special room rates for wedding guests?

For family and friends of the wedding party, The Ritz-Carlton Ras Al Khaimah, Al Hamra Beach will be happy to quote preferential rates for the night of the event. A group rate may be applicable for weddings booking more than 8 guest rooms

What does The Ritz-Carlton Ras Al Khaimah, Al Hamra Beach provide for weddings and receptions?

The Ritz-Carlton Ras Al Khaimah, Al Hamra Beach provides all food and beverages, tables and chairs, table linens, silverware and glasses, and staging for your event.


What are the responsibilities of a Wedding Specialist?

Your Wedding Specialist will:

  • Act as the on-site liaison between your wedding coordinator and the hotel operations staff
  • Monitor the status of your room block (if applicable)
  • Recommend Special Event Professionals to provide wedding coordination, music, floral, photography, ceremony officiator, invitations and amenities
  • Act as a menu consultant for all food and beverage selections
  • Create an estimate of charges outlining your financial commitments and deposit schedules
  • Create a floor plan and provide the hotel with your seating arrangements
  • Oversee the ceremony and reception room(s) set-up, food preparation and other hotel operations
  • Ensure a seamless transition to the Banquet Captain on the day of your event
  • Review banquet checks for accuracy, prior to the completion of your final bill
  • Create a timeline for your entire wedding day
  • Coordinate your ceremony rehearsal and actual ceremony
  • Coordinate with vendors and Hotel Banquet Captain to ensure timeliness of your event.


Are there any guidelines or requirements for using outside vendors?

Yes, there are guidelines for outside vendors. All vendors will be required to sign a Ritz-Carlton vendor agreement form.


Are there are any preferred event production companies that you can suggest?

Absolutely, our Wedding Specialist would be happy to share our registered and certified companies.

What local laws affect events at the resort?

Outdoor music is to be concluded by 10:30 p.m.


What weather can I expect for my wedding?

Mostly sunny, with year-round temperatures ranging from 20 degrees to 45 degrees Celsius.

Culinary Offerings and Event Menus
Seafood at Shore House
How do I choose the food for my reception?

Whether your reception is an intimate dinner or a lavish gathering, we offer a range of cuisines. From hors d’oeuvres and champagne cocktails to optional stations and gourmet buffets or formal dinners with plated selections and synchronized service, all options are catered. Your wedding specialist will assist you with choosing from our extensive menu.

Signature seafood platter at Shore House
What if my guests have special dietary needs?

We are delighted to offer a selection of vegetarian, vegan, and any special cuisines for any dietary need. Please consult with your wedding planner for more details.

Signature seafood at Shore House
Can The Ritz-Carlton provide my wedding cake?

Our pastry chef will ensure your new life together gets off to a sweet start. Choose from our imaginative wedding cakes and patisseries or customize your own creative temptations.

Generally used for meals and sessions involving small group discussions. A five foot round table seats eight people comfortably. A six foot round table seats 10 people comfortably.
Conference and Hollow Square
Appropriate for interactive discussions and note-taking sessions for fewer than 25 people. Many hotels have elegant "boardrooms" for 10 to 20 people, equipped with full audiovisual capabilities, a writing board, cork board and a flip chart.
E-Shape, U-Shape and T-Shape
Appropriate for groups of fewer than 40 people. These are best for interaction with a leader seated at the head of the setup. Audiovisual is usually best set up at the open end of the seating.
Appropriate for large sessions and short lectures that do not require extensive note-taking. This is a convenient setup to use before breaking into discussion or role-playing groups because chairs can be moved.
Stand-up social function where beverages and light foods are served. Foods may be presented on small buffet tables or passed by servers. May precede a meal function.
Schoolroom or Classroom
The most desirable setup for medium to large-size lectures. Requires a relatively large room. Tables provide attendees with space for spreading out materials and taking notes.
Ovals and Rounds
Generally used for meals and sessions involving small group discussions. A five foot round table seats eight people comfortably. A six foot round table seats 10 people comfortably.
Business Services
  • Computers
  • Copy Service
  • Fax Service
  • Overnight Delivery/Pickup
  • Printers