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Discover Your Desert Oasis


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 contrasts. Spend time enjoying the thrills of desert adventure and being at peace with a vast nature in turns. Get ready to discover what makes Ras Al Khaimah so unique.


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. 

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Table set for eight on a hardwood deck overlooking a pond and sandy dunes

With the picturesque Ras Al Khaimah desert as a backdrop, resort bars and restaurants offer both a literal and visual feast. Local influences are found in the cuisine and the settings, from homegrown vegetables to dining among the sand dunes. Go beyond the restaurant walls to embark on an extraordinary culinary journey. 


Discover True Relaxation


Located in the 500-hectare Al Wadi Nature Reserve, The Ritz-Carlton Spa is an oasis of serenity featuring traditional Arabic architecture that blends harmoniously with the rolling dunes of the desert. The spa features lavish treatment pavilions in a refined setting for the ultimate desert retreat.


The Rainforest combines European hydrothermal culture with Middle Eastern bathing rituals, creating a rejuvenating sanctuary in the Arabian desert. The experience includes 16 different stations, each traveling one step farther in the journey to relaxation. 

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Archery has long been a part of Bedouin life, and guests are invited to try their hand at the sport. Day and evening classes are held within the archery range and are available for adults and children ages seven and older.  


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. 


Witness the majestic beauty of the falcon in an interactive show. 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.


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