Instead of fantasizing about far-flung escapes this holiday season, explore Ras Al Khaimah, which is a getaway from the bustle of city life. Take this opportunity to discover what the best Ras Al Khaimah hotels and resorts can offer.
Is Ras Al Khaimah a worthy holiday place?
Ras Al Khaimah is only 45 minutes from Dubai Airport, but still, in terms of calmness and serenity, you will feel a million miles away from the city. A round trip to Ras Al Khaimah will likely require less than half a tank of gas – much less expensive than flying out of the country! Ras Al Khaimah hotels range from big private white beach resorts and family-friendly alcohol-free staycations to grand desert getaways and luxury spa retreats.
Some of the world’s best hospitality options are right at your doorstep, waiting to be explored. Here are a few of our personal favorites. All the hotels offer basic facilities such as swimming pools, spas, health clubs, free wifi, free parking, restaurants, bars, ATMs, and currency exchange.
- Rixos Bab Al Bahr
This Ras Al Khaimah all-inclusive resort offers unlimited food and beverages from 14 fine dining options, as well as everyday entertainment. It stands on the beautiful beaches of Al Marjan Island, a man-made island.
It is a unique pyramid-shaped building with sea views, an international buffet restaurant, six a la carte restaurants, six bars, a nightclub, a beach, and a swimming pool.
- The Ritz-Carlton – Ras Al Khaimah, Al Wadi Desert
The 100 villas private resort is ideal for families and travelers looking for a remote getaway, combining adventure and tranquility in a serene desert oasis. Personal pool villas, international destination eateries, an award-winning hydrotherapy spa, and an array of family-friendly and leisure activities elevate your traditional desert experience here.
- The Marjan Island Resort and Spa
At Marjan Island Resort & Spa managed by Accor, you will be treated like a celebrity with world-class service. It is located on Ras Al Khaimah’s first man-made island in the Arabian Gulf.
- DoubleTree by Hilton Resort & Spa Marjan Island
The DoubleTree by Hilton Resort & Spa Marjan Island, located on Marjan Island near Al Hamra in Ras Al Khaimah, offers 595 meters of private white sandy beach, villas with furnished balconies, and views of the Arabian Sea. The resort boasts the Middle East’s largest Tarzan boat, two high dive boards, the tallest of which is 14 feet high, a water slide, and a huge rope swing, all of which will tempt thrill-seekers to experience the utmost water playground.
- Waldorf Astoria Ras Al Khaimah
The Waldorf Astoria Ras Al Khaimah is a beachfront site in the Al Hamra village area, influenced by the palaces of the Arabian Peninsula. It has an extravagant spa, a kids club, an 18-hole championship golf course, and a 321-meter private beach overlooking the Arabian Sea.
- BM Beach Resort
The BM Beach Resort is situated on a 2000-meter-long private beach coast offering beautiful views of Marjan Island and the Arabian Gulf. It has an outdoor pool and a guest room with an ocean view. There are several dining options available at the hotel.
- The Cove Rotana Resort Ras Al Khaimah
The Cove Rotana Resort is situated on a stunning scenery inlet of a Ras Al Khaimah beach where traditional charm embraces the uniqueness of Arabian culture. All of the rooms are well-appointed and designed in modern Arabic styles.
- The Ritz-Carlton Ras Al Khaimah Al Hamra Beach
Tented villas inspired by Arabic architecture blend naturally into the scenery and offer modern and spacious décor with a Mediterranean touch. The Ritz-Carlton Ras Al Khaimah, Al Hamra Beach is positioned on a white sandy beach in Al Jazirah Al Hamra and features 32 private villas facing the sea, each with its pool. Following a scenic boat ride to the resort, visitors can relax in an outdoor pool at the seafood restaurant with views of the Arabian Gulf and a luxurious spa with holistic treatments.
- Hilton Garden Inn Ras Al Khaimah
The Hilton Garden Inn Ras Al Khaimah is in the Al Nakheel neighborhood. The hotel is situated within walking distance of two major shopping malls, historical sites of the old city, and souks. The rooms at Hilton Garden Inn Ras Al Khaimah have contemporary décor and a luxurious seating area. This modern resort has gardens and a creek.
Dubai never fails to impress, whether you are attracted to its throbbing vibe or the delightful attraction of its age-old parts; after all, the city captures and surpasses every imagination. This list of the best Ras Al Khaimah hotels should help you plan your trip.