Within the sanctuary of Wadi Khadeja, The Ritz-Carlton Ras Al Khaimah, Al Wadi Desert offers the chance to experience romance and relaxation, adventure and natural beauty. Pool villas, a hydrotherapy spa, and access to a nearby golf club and beach add a luxurious touch to a traditional desert experience. The Experience Center boasts an archery range, an equestrian center, a stargazing platform, a falconry deck, several biking trails in the 500 hectares of nature reserve. Designed to ensure visitors to the UAE leave with a true understanding of desert life and culture, the Experience Concierge offers personalized itineraries based on each hotel guests’ interests. The concierge service highlights the essence of local life and Bedouin culture with activities focused on the art of falconry, horse and camel riding, nature, and kid-friendly experiences.
The beauty of the Arabian desert has been a secret of the Bedouins for thousands of years. Visitors can now experience its tranquility, picturesque scenery, and rich culture at The Ritz-Carlton Ras Al Khaimah, Al Wadi Desert. The luxury resort brings together pampering services with opportunities to discover the land and the people, creating an unforgettable experience for the entire family. Features - Four dining venues including the farm-to-table Farmhouse, all-day dining at Kaheela, the open-sky Moon Bar and the relaxed Moorish lounge, Spa combining European and Asian wellness philosophies with hydrothermal facilities and private treatment pavilions, Equestrian Centre offers riding lessons for all levels - horse, pony and camel rides; group outings and livery memberships, Archery, biking, stargazing, bird-watching, nature drives and other outdoor activities for adults, children and families, Indoor and outdoor event spaces for weddings, meetings, executive retreats, family celebrations, car launches and other gatherings, Bedouin-style villas with private pools and decks, lounge areas, luxurious bathrooms with floor-to-ceiling windows and desert views.
Villas - Luxury in the UAE knows no bounds, and the villa suites at this Ras Al Khaimah resort are no exception. Inspired by traditional Bedouin tents, each villa offers its own pool, deck overlooking the desert, a spacious lounge area, and a bathroom with floor-to-ceiling windows.
Desert Dining at the Heart of Ras Al Khaimah - 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 dunes. "Farmhouse" - Inspired by a rustic farmhouse, this light-filled restaurant focuses on wild meats, homegrown vegetables, and other fresh ingredients. A Whiskey Lounge specializes in handcrafted cocktails. "Kaheela Restaurant" - Flavors and dishes from the Middle East and India are offered buffet-style and a la carte at this all-day dining restaurant. The space mixes modern and Arabian design styles.
"Moorich" - Moroccan inspired atmosphere with Arabic touches, offering various Moroccan favorites with a Mediterranean twist and traditional influences. Moon Bar - From sipping on signature cocktails to indulging in the traditional flavored shisha, Moon Bar is the perfect place to enjoy the evening hours whilst perched above the treetops, with the immaculate feeling of sitting among the stars. "Kan Zaman" - Live grill stations, a selection of mezze, salads, and desserts are offered each Friday evening at this outdoor barbecue experience. Enjoy freshly prepared food overlooking the desert. Discover hotel dining beyond breakfast, lunch, and dinner with chef-led experiences, wine tastings, private dining, brunches, and other special events and offers.
Area & Attractions - 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 Experience Concierge's guidance, guests are introduced to falconry, archery, fishing, desert biking, horseback riding, stargazing, and other activities. You are invited to explore the resort’s robust activity offerings.