The Ritz-Carlton, Ras Al Khaimah, Al Wadi Desert

5* out of 5 stars

The Ritz-Carlton, Ras Al Khaimah, Al Wadi Desert is the five-star resort for the Ras Al Khaimah visitor seeking both a peaceful retreat and desert adventure. Located 45 minutes' drive from Dubai airport in the tranquil and eco-rich Wadi Khadeja, The Ritz-Carlton, Ras Al Khaimah, Al Wadi Desert rests amid 100 hectares of private nature reserve, home to indigenous plants and wildlife. Beyond this the waters of the Arabian Gulf and the magnificent Al Hajjar Mountains await. 

Luxury Holidays to The Ritz-Carlton, Ras Al Khaimah, Al Wadi Desert

This oasis of indulgence offers the ultimate adventure, from camel riding to deep-sea fishing and desert safaris including getting up close and personal with the local gazelles and oryxes. Otherwise the resort offers a cavalcade of activities to tease the senses and experience the Arabic way of living. Indulge in one of the 101 luxurious private villas with their own pools, get your teeth into succulent cuisine at the signature Farmhouse restaurant or sample the famed Middle Eastern specialities at Kaheela restaurant. And when the sun sinks below the horizon, keep your eye on the sky at the resort’s very own stargazing platform. Golf packages are also available. The package is only applicable Saturdays-Wednesdays inclusive. All golf sessions are held in Al Hamra Golf Club.

Things To Do At The Ritz-Carlton, Ras Al Khaimah, Al Wadi Desert 

Book a stay in a luxury tented villa for an authentic accommodation experience. The resort spa meanwhile offers top-to-toe indulgence and rejuvenation, including the classic 'Time-Honoured Traditions' treatment which immerses guests in a complete holistic sanctuary. Plus, now your booking will come with the following inclusions to make your trip even more special: 45-minute Falcon Show in the morning; 15-minute interaction with Indigenous Owls; 35-minute Feathered Friends kids' activity; and 35-minute Trail Tales. These activities are extended based on two adults and two children and on a per villa per night basis.

In addition to this, your bundles of fun will also receive complimentary access to Ritz-Kids club. Other experiences that can’t be missed include the new ‘Bike Desert Caravan’ where guests can go dune bashing with the resort’s ‘fat tire’ bikes, whether it’s an hour’s guided trail or a full-day adventure.

Please note: A 20AED per room, per night charge, will be levied on all hotel guests in Ras Al Khaimah. This fee will be charged upon check-in.



Al Rimal Pool Villa

Traditional Arabic living in contemporary style. With awe-inspiring views of the lush green oasis, tinged with the terracotta hues of the scorched desert sand, the 158 sqm Al Rimal Pool Villa features a private sundeck and swimming pool. The architecture resembles traditional mud brick Arabic homes presented in a modern, sophisticated way.

Al Rimal Enclosed Pool Villa

Indulge in 1700 square feet of luxury from this enclosed pool villa with gorgeous desert views that features cosy seating areas, a king or double bed plus a private covered pool – ensuring maximum privacy for guests.

Al Khaimah Tented Pool Villa

Designed to cater for guests looking for exclusivity, this premier villa provides an intimate and tranquil environment. Resting dunes-apart, the Al Sahari Tented Pool Villa offers a romantic hideaway, a true sanctuary for the senses. Flowing canopied ceilings create an intimate space where modern luxuries merge seamlessly alongside Arabic artwork and antiques. Indulge in a selection of pampering spa treatments in the villa or unwind in your personal pool overlooking the fine desert sand.

Al Sahari Secluded Tented Pool Villa

Guests staying at the Al Sahari Secluded Tented Pool Villa can enjoy their own private pool from a remote location with jawdropping open desert views. At 2723 square feet in size, the Al Sahari Secluded Tented Pool Villa is the ultimate luxury.

Al Sarab Desert View Pool Villa

Guests staying at the Al Sarab Desert View Pool Villa can enjoy their own private pool with stunning open desert views. At 2723 square feet, Al Sarab Desert View Pool Villa with elegant and contemporary design is the ultimate luxury with indoor and outdoor living spaces.



Food & Drink


Inspired by a traditional rustic farm house, the restaurant offers fresh food produced from the land, air and sea with premium selections of wild meats and home grown vegetables.


Reflecting the delight of home-cooking, Kaheela is an all-day dining outlet offering Levant cuisine and Middle Eastern specialties.

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.

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 tree tops, with the immaculate feeling of sitting among the stars.


Authentic Spanish tapas and light meals complement rustic Moroccan charm. Moorish offers an ample selection of beverages including all-time favorites alongside some of the bar’s signature cocktails and traditional sangria.

Oasis Pool & Bar

Arabian Desert, offering alfresco dining and lounging by the temperature controlled swimming pool along with a selection of refreshing beverages at the swim up bar.