The Ritz-Carlton Ras Al Khaimah, Al Wadi Desert

Rated 8.9 in 1652 reviews. 114 rooms.


An oasis of peace awaits you at Banyan Tree Al Wadi, the United Arab Emirates' first desert resort and spa to offer an all-pool villa concept with integrated facilities comprising Asian-inspired hydrotherapy spa facilities, dedicated nature reserve where you interact with Arabian Gazelle and Oryxe and access to Banyan Tree Ras Al Khaimah Beach

Within the sanctuary of a protected nature reserve, The Ritz-Carlton Ras Al Khaimah, Al Wadi Desert is a unique remote getaway just 45 minutes from Dubai. Ideal for families and travelers seeking a remote getaway, the private resort offers adventure and tranquility combined in a tranquil desert oasis. Intimate pool villas, world-class destination dining, an award-winning hydrotherapy spa and an extensive range of family-friendly and outdoor activities add a luxurious touch to a traditional desert experience. Desert explorers and affluent travelers alike appreciate the beautiful surroundings and immersion in the traditional Bedouin lifestyle while still enjoying creature comforts.

Each one of the 100 villas feature a private pool and deck terrace complete with sun loungers, spacious bedroom and cozy seating area, fully-stocked mini bar and tea/coffee maker, spacious bathroom with luxury Asprey® amenities, complimentary WiFi and LCD TV.

An award-winning well-being experience awaits at Ritz-Carlton Al Wadi Desert, featuring the region’s only Rainforest circuit and a range of tailor-made treatments for a journey complementing serenity and tranquility. Complimentary fitness club is available for guests and visitors.

3 restaurants and 1 rooftop lounge highlight the best of local and international cuisine in a stylish environment. From a private dinner on the dunes under the starry sky or at the top of an ancient watchtower, to international and Indian cuisine at Kaheela, Moroccan cuisine at Moorish or signature steakhouse Farmhouse, The Ritz-Carlton Ras Al Khaimah, Al Wadi Desert enlivens the senses.

Connecting nature and culture is the pinnacle of the 500 hectares nature reserve. Guests at the resort can enjoy a daily falconry show, nature walks, archery, and other family-friendly outdoor activities including horse-riding, and encounters with Arabian Oryx, sand and Arabian gazelles, camels, horses, among the wildlife. Kids are entertained at the Ritz Kids Club, featuring an outdoor playground, an expert team at hand, and daily activities such as archery, pony riding, and initiation to nature, owl interaction and nature walks.

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    Balinesian was a very good choice highly recommended.

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  2. Al Waha Restaurant

    Great breakfast

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  5. Safran - Thai Restaurant

    Superb thai cuisine!

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    Make sure you ask for their special ice tea. It's not on the menu and does wonders to cooling down your palette.

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