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

from price £169 pp / per night

020 8774 7298

Overview


Amid stretches of desert sand in tranquil Wadi Khadeja, the protected enclave of the evergreen ghaf tree, lies the new exclusive Ritz-Carlton resort. The Al Wadi Desert, Ras Al Khaimah, a Ritz-Carlton Partner Hotel is the first desert resort in the United Arab Emirates to offer an all-pool villa concept, complete with Asian-inspired hydrotherapy spa facilities, a private beach club, and a dedicated nature reserve within the resort grounds, all located a mere 20-minute drive away from an 18-hole championship golf course. This oasis of indulgence spans over 100 hectares, of which 60 hectares are dedicated as a nature reserve – home to local desert wildlife such as Arabian gazelles, camels and oryx, offering guests a unique opportunity to interact with and observe these gentle creatures up close. The resort is a 45-minute drive from Dubai International Airport, a 2 hour drive from Abu Dhabi International Airport, and a 20-minute drive from the vibrant Ras Al Khaimah city centre.


A romantic nomadic adventure from a bygone age. This 253sqm Bedouin-style desert dwelling is the elemental inner sanctum for world-weary nomads, an oasis of serenity. Superior bedroom with windows surrounding it, sofa be and executive desk. Spacious bathroom with space for private in-villa spa treatments. Guests can enjoy their private In-villa barbecue on the terrace with a personal butler. Private sundeck & 30sqm temperature controlled infinity swimming pool. In-villa Bose sound system.
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Private Pool
WIFI
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. King-sized bedroom with canopied ceilings, along with Arabic artwork and antiques, merging the best of traditional and modernity. Spacious bathroom with bathtub and shower room. Living area facing the pool with executive desk and sofa bed. Private sundeck and 26sqm temperature controlled infinity swimming pool.
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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 Enclosed Pool Villa features a private sundeck and swimming pool. The Architecture resembles traditional mud brick Arabic homes presented in a modern, sophisticated way. King-sized bedroom with canopied ceilings, along with Arabic artwork and antiques, merging the best of traditional and modernity. Spacious bathroom with bathtub and shower room. Living area facing the pool with executive desk and sofa bed. Private sundeck and 26sqm temperature controlled infinity swimming pool.
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Romance personified. Resting dunes-apart, the Al Sahari Pool Villa offers a romantic hideaway and a heightened sense of being. Flowing canopied ceilings create an intimate space where modern luxuries merge seamlessly alongside Arabic artwork and antiques. Designed to promote escapism, indulge a selection of pampering spa treatments in the villa’s dedicated spa treatment room or unwind in the pool overlooking undulating desert sand. Superior bedroom with windows surrounding it, sofa bed and executive desk. Spacious bathroom with space for private in-villa spa treatments. Extra large bathtub and shower room. Private sundeck and 30sqm temperature controlled infinity swimming pool. A Bose stereo sound system in the villa. Guests can enjoy a private in-villa barbecue on the terrace with a personal butler.
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Activities & Facilities


Baby Sitting
Beauty Salon
Boutique/Shop
Gym
Hair Salon
Internet Access
Kids Club
Laundry Service
Library
Spa

SAMAR LOUNGE
The two-story Samar Lounge features cozy nooks, mood lighting and a selection of international wines, signature cocktails and fine cigars.

MOON BAR
Located on the upper deck of Samar Lounge, Moon Bar roof terrace offers a spectacular view of the endless sand dunes, excellent drinks and shisha to enjoy the sunset.

EXPERIENCE CENTRE
Let us create an itinerary combining adventure and fun that you will remember long after your visit... An Experience Centre boasts an archery range, an equestrian centre, a stargazing platform, a falconry deck, several biking trails and a wildlife care centre. Or Experience Concierge is at hand to personalize an extraordinary programme to enjoy an exciting desert getaway.
- Archery (private session, walking trail, night session, group session)
- Nature Drive (12hrs advance booking)
- Nature & Bird Watching, Nature walks (day or night)
- Stargazing & Night Walk
- Guided Bike Ride & Stable Tour
- Horse Ride (desert ride, lessons)
- Pony Ride
- Camel Ride
- Sunset camel caravan
- Sand Boarding
- Dune Drive
- Desert Safari With Dinner

RITZ KIDS
Young travelers carry an innate curiosity and excitement wherever they go. With resort's Ritz Kids program, guests ages 4 and older are immersed in adventure, exploration and education with activities that expose them to the natural wonders and cultural traditions of Ras Al Khaimah. In addition to family-friendly activities, including camel rides and the Feathered Friends bird-watching tour, resort's wildlife rehabilitation center provides a unique opportunity for kids to care for injured wildlife before their released back into nature.

WEDDINGS
Say "I do" to a desert wedding
With its rolling sand dunes, colorful sunsets and star-filled night skies, there is no denying that the desert offers a truly romantic setting. Set against the backdrop of the Al Wadi nature reserve, our desert resort offers the perfect place to host a truly unforgettable wedding celebration. Exchange vows while gazelles drink from a nearby watering hole, enjoy an evening of dinner and dancing under the stars and ride off into the sunset on a camel. Whatever your vision, our wedding experts can help bring the destination wedding of your dreams to life.

AL WADI SPA
Locally sourced herbs and spices, expert therapists and restorative hydrotherapy facilities come together to create our luxury spa experience. Set within a desert environment, our resort offers the chance to truly unplug and reach the mindfulness and calm that escapes us in everyday life. Lavish pavilions are the perfect setting for an array of treatments, including signature Al Wadi indulgence rituals, facials, massages and body therapies.

Spa Facilities:
- 10 Spa Treatment Pavilions:
- 4 Royal Pavilions with Rainmist room, bathtub, outdoor shower, shower cum steam room, WC, meditation and relaxation area
- 6 Deluxe Pavilions with bathtub, shower cum steam, WC and relaxation area
- Rainforest Circuit with Vitality pool and Hammam
- Beauty Salon - manicure and pedicure
- Yoga / Gym
- Relaxation area
- Gallery shop

YOGA
Ease into the day with a Sun Salutation session, or wind down with Sunset Yoga that uses meditative postures to clear the mind and calm the body.

SAFRAN
Overlooking a waterhole popular with the desert's animal residents, Safran offers an exclusive fine-dining Indian menu in a distinctly Arabian setting.

AL WAHA
True to its name, meaning "oasis" in Arabic, Al Waha offers international and Arabic cuisine in a beautiful setting honoring traditional Middle Eastern architecture.

THE TOWER
Constructed in the style of a traditional Arabian watchtower, the Tower offers private dining with views over the desert. A dedicated chef prepares a spread of specialties.

DUNE DINING
Guests seeking a true Bedouin experience can arrange for Dining on the Dunes. Set amid the desert with 360-degree views, this customized dining experience features a traditional setting and a selection of menus ranging from a light picnic to a seafood feast. Dining in the Dunes is perfect for couples, groups and families.

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