Experience world-class service at The Ritz-Carlton Ras Al Khaimah, Al Wadi Desert

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.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.3 for a two-person trip.

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The Ritz-Carlton Company, L.L.C
Hotel chain/brand
The Ritz-Carlton Company, L.L.C

Property highlights

Top location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.3)

Want a great night's sleep? This property was highly rated for its very comfy beds.

Breakfast info

Continental, Buffet

Free private parking available on-site

Activities:

Fitness centre

Spa and wellness centre

Children's playground

Loyal customers

There are more repeat guests here than most other properties.


Availability

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Room type
Number of guests
 
1 extra-large double bed
1 extra-large double bed
1 extra-large double bed
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Sustainability certification

This property has one or more third-party sustainability certifications.
Guest reviews

Categories:

Staff
9.4
Facilities
9.1
Cleanliness
9.3
Comfort
9.2
Value for money
8.2
Location
9.3
Free WiFi
9.1
High score for Ras al Khaimah
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See what guests loved the most:

  • Mathias
    United Arab Emirates United Arab Emirates
    Tesla chargers, friendly staff. Nice idea to provide bikes for guests Hamam ...
  • Clare
    United Arab Emirates United Arab Emirates
    - wonderful to see all the animals open - the setting is magnificent - the staff are all incredible
  • Amy
    United Arab Emirates United Arab Emirates
    The room was beautiful and clean, it is a very peacful place to enjoy some down time with your partner. It was beautiful waking up tp silence and birds and camels outside of our pool. The staff were very attentive.

Property surroundings

Restaurants
4 restaurants on site

  • Farmhouse
    • Cuisine
      Steakhouse
    • Open for
      Dinner • Cocktail hour
    • Ambiance
      Traditional • Romantic
    • Dietary options
      Vegetarian • Gluten-free • Dairy-free
  • Kaheela Restaurant
    • Cuisine
      Indian
    • Open for
      Lunch • Dinner
    • Ambiance
      Traditional
  • Moorish
    • Cuisine
      Moroccan
    • Open for
      Dinner
    • Ambiance
      Traditional
  • Moon Bar
    • Cuisine
      International
    • Open for
      Dinner • Cocktail hour
    • Ambiance
      Romantic
    • Dietary options
      Vegetarian • Dairy-free

Resort facilities of The Ritz-Carlton Ras Al Khaimah, Al Wadi Desert
Great facilities! Review score, 9.1

Most popular facilities
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Family rooms
  • Free parking
  • Spa and wellness centre
  • Fitness centre
  • 4 restaurants
  • Tea/coffee maker in all rooms
  • Bar
Bathroom
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bidet
  • Towels/sheets (extra fee)
  • Bath or shower
  • Slippers
  • Private bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Bathrobe
  • Hairdryer
  • Bath
  • Shower
Bedroom
  • Linen
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Alarm clock
  • Dressing room
  • Extra long beds (> 2 metres)
View
  • Pool view
  • View
Outdoors
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun terrace
  • Private pool
  • BBQ facilities
    Additional charge
  • Patio
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Kitchen
  • Coffee machine
  • Electric kettle
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Clothes rack
Activities
  • Bicycle rental
  • Archery
    Additional charge
  • Kids' club
    Additional charge
  • Horse riding
    Additional charge
  • Cycling
  • Children's playground
Living Area
  • Seating Area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable channels
  • Satellite channels
  • Radio
  • Telephone
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Wine/champagne
    Additional charge
  • Kid-friendly buffet
  • Kid meals
    Additional charge
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Bar
  • Minibar
  • Tea/Coffee maker
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Free private parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Electric vehicle charging station
Reception services
  • Invoice provided
  • Lockers
  • Concierge service
  • Luggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • Currency exchange
  • 24-hour front desk
Entertainment and family services
  • Kids' outdoor play equipment
  • Indoor play area
Cleaning services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Trouser press
  • Ironing service
    Additional charge
  • Dry cleaning
    Additional charge
  • Laundry
    Additional charge
Business facilities
  • Fax/photocopying
    Additional charge
  • Business centre
    Additional charge
  • Meeting/banquet facilities
    Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Key access
  • 24-hour security
  • Safety deposit box
General
  • Hypoallergenic
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Wake-up service
  • Heating
  • Packed lunches
  • Carpeted
  • Family rooms
  • Ironing facilities
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Iron
  • Wake up service/Alarm clock
  • Room service
Accessibility
  • Visual aids: Tactile signs
  • Visual aids: Braille
  • Wheelchair accessible
Outdoor swimming pool
Free!
  • Seasonal
  • All ages welcome
  • Pool bar
  • Sun loungers or beach chairs
  • Sun umbrellas
Wellness
  • Kids' pool
  • Fitness/spa locker rooms
  • Personal trainer
  • Yoga classes
  • Fitness
  • Full body massage
  • Hand massage
  • Head massage
  • Couples massage
  • Foot massage
  • Neck massage
  • Back massage
  • Spa/wellness packages
  • Foot bath
  • Spa lounge/relaxation area
  • Spa facilities
  • Sun umbrellas
  • Sun loungers or beach chairs
  • Massage
    Additional charge
  • Spa and wellness centre
    Additional charge
  • Fitness centre
Languages spoken
  • Arabic
  • German
  • English
  • Italian
  • Dutch

House rules

The Ritz-Carlton Ras Al Khaimah, Al Wadi Desert takes special requests - add in the next step!

Check-in

From 15:00

Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in

Check-out

Until 12:00

 

Cancellation/
prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.

Children and beds

Child policies

Children of any age are welcome.

Children 13 years and above will be charged as adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy information, please add the number of children in your group and their ages to your search.

Cot and extra bed policies

0 - 1 year
Cot upon request
Free
12+ years
Extra bed upon request
AED 400 per person, per night

Prices for cots and extra beds are not included in the total price, and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The number of extra beds and cots allowed is dependent on the option you choose. Please check your selected option for more information.

All cots and extra beds are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There is no age requirement for check-in

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

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The fine print
Need-to-know information for guests at this property

Breakfast will be at the Kaheela Restaurant.

Stays over New Year's Eve will incur a supplementary charge of AED 1900 per person.

It is required by law to provide the original National ID or GCC ID, or passport and contact number for check in. Driving license is not valid for check-in identification.

The Ritz-Carlton Ras Al Khaimah, Al Wadi Desert respectfully requests that you do not bring any cooked food, cooking utensils, raw food materials, alcohol or Sheesha into the resort.

Please note that there is an additional 20 AED tourism fee per bedroom per unit per night payable at the hotel directly.

Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), outside guests and visitors will not be allowed to enter the property.

Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

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

  • Guests staying at The Ritz-Carlton Ras Al Khaimah, Al Wadi Desert can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 8.8).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Buffet
    • À la carte

  • Yes, The Ritz-Carlton Ras Al Khaimah, Al Wadi Desert is popular with guests booking family stays.

  • Room options at The Ritz-Carlton Ras Al Khaimah, Al Wadi Desert include:

    • Villa
    • Double

  • Yes, this hotel has a pool. Find out the details about the pool and other facilities on this page.

  • The prices at The Ritz-Carlton Ras Al Khaimah, Al Wadi Desert may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.

  • The Ritz-Carlton Ras Al Khaimah, Al Wadi Desert is 17.4 miles from the centre of Ras al Khaimah. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • The Ritz-Carlton Ras Al Khaimah, Al Wadi Desert offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • Spa and wellness centre
    • Fitness centre
    • Massage
    • Cycling
    • Children's playground
    • Kids' club
    • Hand massage
    • Swimming Pool
    • Couples massage
    • Personal trainer
    • Bicycle rental
    • Foot bath
    • Neck massage
    • Archery
    • Fitness
    • Back massage
    • Head massage
    • Fitness/spa locker rooms
    • Full body massage
    • Spa lounge/relaxation area
    • Foot massage
    • Horse riding
    • Yoga classes
    • Spa/wellness packages
    • Spa facilities

  • Check-in at The Ritz-Carlton Ras Al Khaimah, Al Wadi Desert is from 15:00, and check-out is until 12:00.

  • The Ritz-Carlton Ras Al Khaimah, Al Wadi Desert has 4 restaurants:

    • Moorish
    • Kaheela Restaurant
    • Farmhouse
    • Moon Bar