• View
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • BBQ facilities
  • Free WiFi
  • Terrace
  • Free parking
  • Bathtub
  • Air conditioning
  • 24-hour front desk

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 custom-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 in particular like the location – they rated it 9.3 for a two-person trip.

Distance in property description is calculated using © OpenStreetMap

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 (9.2)

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 center

Spa

Playground

Loyal Customers

There are more repeat guests here than most other properties.


Availability

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Property practices

This property told us they've implemented certain practices across some or all of these categories: waste, water, energy and greenhouse gases, destination and community, and nature.
Guest reviews

Categories:

Staff
9.4
Facilities
9.1
Cleanliness
9.2
Comfort
9.2
Value for money
8.1
Location
9.2
Free WiFi
9.1
High score for Ras al Khaimah
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See what guests loved the most:

  • Okorafor
    United States of America United States of America
    It was clean, beautiful, safe, had excellent employees, was unique and just all around a joy to stay at.
  • Akhil
    United Arab Emirates United Arab Emirates
    The staff Jiya was amazing at the restaurants and wahad picked us up and showed us around in the buggy honestly such sweet staff and always helpful. Last but not least kumari and reshmi were too sweet at checkin to helping us book a buggy and...
  • Sanjay
    United Arab Emirates United Arab Emirates
    The staff I think were the best I’ve ever experienced in the UAE. Our villa was superb, the food/restaurants were fantastic and it was very kid friendly.

Area info

Restaurants
4 Restaurants On Site

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

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

Most popular amenities
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Family rooms
  • Free parking
  • Spa
  • Fitness center
  • 4 restaurants
  • Tea/Coffee Maker in All Rooms
  • Bar
Bathroom
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bidet
  • Towels/Sheets (extra fee)
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Slippers
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Bathrobe
  • Hairdryer
  • Bathtub
  • Shower
Bedroom
  • Linens
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Alarm clock
  • Walk-in closet
  • Extra long beds (> 6.5 ft)
View
  • Pool view
  • View
Outdoors
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun deck
  • 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
  • Horseback riding
    Additional charge
  • Cycling
  • Playground
Living Area
  • Sitting area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable channels
  • Satellite channels
  • Radio
  • Telephone
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Wine/Champagne
    Additional charge
  • Kid-friendly buffet
  • Kids' meals
    Additional charge
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Bar
  • Minibar
  • Tea/Coffee maker
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Electric vehicle charging station
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
  • Lockers
  • Concierge
  • Baggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • Currency exchange
  • 24-hour front desk
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Outdoor play equipment for kids
  • Indoor play area
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Suit press
  • Ironing service
    Additional charge
  • Dry cleaning
    Additional charge
  • Laundry
    Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying
    Additional charge
  • Business center
    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
  • Safe
General
  • Hypoallergenic
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • 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
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
  • Beach umbrellas
Spa
  • Kids' pool
  • 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
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
  • Massage
    Additional charge
  • Spa
    Additional charge
  • Fitness center
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 3:00 PM

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in

Check-out

Until 12:00 PM

 

Cancellation/
prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

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

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

Crib and extra bed policies

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

Prices for cribs and extra beds aren't included in the total price. They'll have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The number of extra beds and cribs allowed depends on the option you choose. Check your selected option for more info.

All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

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The fine print
Must-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 ID 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

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

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

    • Farmhouse
    • Moon Bar
    • Moorish
    • Kaheela Restaurant

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

    • Spa
    • Fitness center
    • Massage
    • Cycling
    • Playground
    • Kids' club
    • Hand massage
    • Swimming pool
    • Couples' massage
    • Personal trainer
    • Bicycle rental
    • Foot bath
    • Neck massage
    • Archery
    • Fitness
    • Back massage
    • Head massage
    • Locker rooms
    • Full-body massage
    • Spa lounge/Relaxation area
    • Foot massage
    • Horseback riding
    • Yoga classes
    • Spa/Wellness packages
    • Spa facilities

  • The prices at The Ritz-Carlton Ras Al Khaimah, Al Wadi Desert may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • 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

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

  • Check-in at The Ritz-Carlton Ras Al Khaimah, Al Wadi Desert is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 12:00 PM.

  • Guests staying at The Ritz-Carlton Ras Al Khaimah, Al Wadi Desert can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 8.6).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Buffet
    • À la carte