The Ritz-Carlton Ras Al Khaimah, Al Wadi Desert & Al Hamra Beach

Ritz-Carlton’s Al Wadi Desert & Al Hamra Beach are two contrasting locations but with unrivalled luxury and Arabian opulence.

Price for 5 nights at the beach and 2 nights in the desert will start from £2,888 per person travelling May / June

Price guide includes air travel and transfers

Higher prices will apply in other periods, especially peak season late December to April

Description & Location

Al Hamra Beach Resort is located at the end of a superb stretch of sandy beach.

You are just 45 minutes’ drive from Dubai International Airport and 10 minutes from Ras Al Khaimah city. The Hamra Beach Resort is a short walk from a shopping mall and golf course, as well as being only 15 mins drive to the Al Wadi nature reserve.

Al Wadi Desert Resort is located in a private desert reserve, 55 minutes from Dubai and just 15 minutes inland from its sibling, the Al Hamra Beach Resort.


Al Hamra Beach Resort has a choice of 32 individual tented styled villas. All are spacious with a total of 181 sqm living space.

All Villas are fully air-conditioned, of course, offering the highest contemporary comforts with Bedouin Arabian influences. Each has its own plunge pool.

The Al Bahar Tents are located directly on the beach. The Al Naseem are slightly more private but are just strides from the beach.

Al Wadi Desert Resort has a selection of 101 villas, either built with hue brick or are Bedouin tents. All offer 150 to 252 sqm of total living space

Again, air-conditioned and each has a private pool. The Al Rimal Brick Villas offer the lowest price and can be offered on a breakfast only basis.

The even more Arabian themed Al Khaimah or Al Shari Tented Pool Villas offer unbeatable luxury on a full board basis and even include desert activities daily.

Ritz-kids stay free year-round in all villas.

Facilities and Activities

Al Hamra

Main swimming pool overlooking the beach
Shore House Restaurant and Destination Dining options available
Complimentary shuttle bus to The Ritz-Carlton Ras Al Khaimah, Al Wadi Desert Resort where you can dine-around for lunch or dinner
Access to Al Wadi Desert experiences like Camel rises, Horse riding, Nature Walks and Falcon Show
Daily activity programme for adults and children and The Ritz-Carlton Spa on the oceanfront

Al Wadi

Main swimming pool
Choice of restaurant options including destination dining and dining in the dunes
Al Wadi desert experiences include Horse Riding, Sunset Camel Caravan, Tree planting, fat bikes, sunrise yoga to name just a few – One per person per day is included with tented villa bookings
The Ritz-Carlton Spa and Rainforest Hydrothermal experience
Equestrian Centre
Daily Falcon Show & Owl Interaction included for all guests
Complimentary use of pool & beach at the sister property, The Ritz-Carlton Ras Al Khaimah, Al Hamra Beach Resort


Some of the most innovative and romantic accommodation to be found in the region. Al Hamra Beach fits in perfectly with its amazing style and luxurious accomodation.

Ras Al Khaimah offers something very different to neighbouring and much more developed Dubai. It might have less glamour in its shopping and restaurant options, but it scores in the real sense of exclusivity. Plus the fantastic and easy accessible sightseeing with the Musendam Fjords and Mountains just a short drive away.


The Ritz-Carlton Ras Al Khaimah, Al Wadi Desert & Al Hamra Beach

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