Swimming pool
BBQ facilities
Free WiFi
Free parking
Air conditioning
24-hour front desk
Non-smoking rooms

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 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 9.1 for a two-person trip.

The Ritz-Carlton Ras Al Khaimah, Al Wadi Desert has been welcoming guests since Mar 4, 2010
Hotel chain/brand: The Ritz-Carlton Company, L.L.C

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.1)

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

Breakfast Info


Free Private Parking Available On Site


Fitness center



Loyal Customers

There are more repeat guests here than most other properties.


Select dates to see this property's availability and prices

Something went wrong – please try again later.
Something went wrong – please try again later.
Something went wrong – please try again later.
Something went wrong – please try again later.
Something went wrong – please try again later.
Something went wrong – please try again later.
Travel Sustainable property
Travel Sustainable property
This property is part of the Travel Sustainable program, which means it’s taken significant steps to make your stay more sustainable.
Property questions and answers
Browse questions from guests for anything extra you want to know about the property
The property usually replies within a few days
  • Hi, I have the following questions: 1. What are the differences in the rooms? 2. Do you have cots? 3. Safety measures for covid-19?
    We have a standard villa and tended villa which offers different room features and privacy. We do have cots and can be placed prior to your request. W..
    Answered on April 4, 2020
  • What is the difference between rimal and Naseem?
    Dear Sir/Mam, Al Rimal Pool Villa is located in The Ritz-Carlton Al Wadi Desert, and its our standard villa villa own private pool. Al Naseem Beach ..
    Answered on November 13, 2019
  • Is the private pool heated on these colder months?
    All the pool in the villa is with heating system to adjust water temperature.
    Answered on November 29, 2019
  • What if we need to include the dinner what would be the price
    Rates are changing on daily basis, and with dinner packages it can be found online if its available on the date required.
    Answered on November 15, 2019
  • The pool full privacy?
    Yes it's full privacy
    Answered on June 29, 2020
  • Still looking?
Area info *
4 Restaurants On Site


    Food: Steakhouse

    Open for: Dinner, Cocktail hour

    Kaheela Restaurant

    Food: Indian

    Open for: Lunch, Dinner


    Food: Moroccan

    Open for: Dinner

    Moon Bar

    Food: International

    Open for: Dinner, Cocktail hour

Resort Facilities at The Ritz-Carlton Ras Al Khaimah, Al Wadi Desert
  • Picnic area
  • Sun deck
  • BBQ facilities Additional charge
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Bicycle rental
  • Kids' club Additional charge
  • Horseback riding Additional charge
  • Cycling
  • Playground
Food & Drink
  • Wine/Champagne Additional charge
  • Kid-friendly buffet
  • Kids' meals Additional charge
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Secure parking
  • Valet parking
  • Electric vehicle charging station
  • Accessible parking
Front Desk Services
  • Lockers
  • Concierge
  • Baggage storage
  • Currency exchange
  • 24-hour front desk
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Outdoor play equipment for kids
  • Indoor play area
Cleaning Services
  • 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
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Packed lunches
  • Family rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Room service
  • Visual aids (tactile signs)
  • Visual aids (Braille)
  • Wheelchair accessible
Outdoor swimming pool
    Free! All pools are free of charge
  • Seasonal
  • All ages welcome
  • Pool bar
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Locker rooms
  • 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 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!


From 3:00 PM

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


Until 12:00 PM


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 are considered 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 year
Crib upon request
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 are not allowed.

Mastercard Visa JCB Diners Club American Express The Ritz-Carlton Ras Al Khaimah, Al Wadi Desert accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

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

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to The Ritz-Carlton Ras Al Khaimah, Al Wadi Desert by:

    • Taxi 45min
    • Car 45min

  • Guests staying at The Ritz-Carlton Ras Al Khaimah, Al Wadi Desert can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 8.3).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • À la carte

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

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

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

  • 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:

    • Moorish
    • Kaheela Restaurant
    • Farmhouse
    • Moon Bar

  • 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.

  • The Ritz-Carlton Ras Al Khaimah, Al Wadi Desert is 17.4 miles from the center of Ras al Khaimah.

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

    • Villa
    • Double

  • 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.