Al Wadi Desert, Ras Al Khaimah, A Ritz-Carlton Partner Hotel, Dubai
Set within an endless sandscape, this enchanting, heavenly resort transports guests to a majestic world of Arabian nights and desert adventures. The Al Wadi Desert Hotel is the first desert resort in the United Arab Emirates to offer luxury accommodation in an all-pool villa concept. Guests can explore all that the 100 hectare Al Wadi Nature Reserve has to offer, admiring the diverse, indigenous flora and fauna. The Activity Centre opens the door to a whole host of once-in-a-lifetime experiences, from learning to hunt using falcons and owls to horseback rides and camel safaris. Sunset desert rides and picnics in the desert are perfect for couples. From the Khan Zaman Tent you can climb atop a camel and watch the sun set over the sand dunes. Guests have access to Ras Al Khaimah's Beach where water sports are available in the beautiful Arabian Gulf. Sail in a traditional Arab Abra boat on an Abra Sunset Cruise and watch the sun go down across the ocean - an extremely romantic experience to share with a loved one.
For relaxation and tranquillity the resort's award winning spa offers a range of treatments. The Rainforest Experience takes couples through 16 hydrothermal therapies each leaving guests feeling more and more rejuvenated. There is also a 18-hole championship golf course on site.
Accommodation is exquisitely designed to fit in with the Arabian desert, incorporating Middle-Eastern patterns into the furnishing and linens. Traditional and spacious, the Al Rimal Deluxe Pool Villas each have a private sundeck and swimming pool. Tented Pool Villas have floor-to-ceiling glass windows immersing guests in their desert surroundings. Bathrooms are gorgeous and grand.
Combining breath-taking outdoor settings and the finest locally sourced cuisines, dining at the Al Wadi Desert Hotel is an extraordinary experience. Have an intimate meal at the top of Safran Tower, a BBQ under the moonlight or a refreshing drink at Samar Lounge. Complete your Arabic experience, sampling some authentic specialities at Al Waha.