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Al Wadi Desert

This magical destination in the Arabian Desert is perfect for those seeking a lavish desert adventure with an otherworldly spa.

Step into a privileged sanctuary at Wadi Khadeja. The Ritz-Carlton Ras Al Khaimah, Al Wadi Desert, is the United Arab Emirates' first desert resort to offer an all-pool villa concept with Asian-inspired hydrotherapy spa facilities.

The dedicated 1,235-acre (500 hectares) Al Wadi Nature Reserve is where you can get close to the Arabian Gazelle. This romantic desert resort is set against the magnificent Al Hajjar Mountains.

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Just 20 minutes away from this stunning desert are the warm waters of the Arabian Gulf, where an array of watersports, scuba diving, and fishing trips are available.

The Ritz-Carlton Ras Al Khaimah, Al Wadi Desert Hotel Entrance

Ritz-Carlton Ras Al Khaimah also offers an 18-hole golf course, camel riding, and a luxury spa featuring Asian massages.

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

Farmhouse Restaurant

The Ritz-Carlton Ras Al Khaimah, Al Wadi Desert Hotel Farmhouse Restaurant

Dining is more than a meal here; it's an occasion. The Farmhouse Restaurant has floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking the sand dunes and offers a menu made of locally sourced, fresh ingredients in an elegant setting.

The Ritz-Carlton Ras Al Khaimah, Al Wadi Desert Hotel Farmhouse Outdoor Bar

Moorish Restaurant

The Ritz-Carlton Ras Al Khaimah, Al Wadi Desert Hotel Moorish Restaurant

Moon Bar

The Ritz-Carlton Ras Al Khaimah, Al Wadi Desert Hotel Moon Bar
The Ritz-Carlton Ras Al Khaimah, Al Wadi Desert Hotel Lounge
Arabic Fruit Salad

Pool Villas

The Ritz-Carlton Ras Al Khaimah, Al Wadi Desert Hotel Arieal Photo of the Villas

Al Sarab Desert View Pool Villa

The Ritz-Carlton Ras Al Khaimah, Al Wadi Desert Hotel Al Sarab Luxury Tent
The Ritz-Carlton Ras Al Khaimah, Al Wadi Desert Hotel Al Sarab Desert View Pool Villa Bathroom

Al Rimal Pool Villa

The Ritz-Carlton Ras Al Khaimah, Al Wadi Desert Hotel Al Rimal Pool Villa - Pool View

The elegant villas are decorated lavishly in traditional Arabic decor (think: rich, earth tones and luxurious fabrics), with flat-screen TVs, terraces, and private pools.

The Ritz-Carlton Ras Al Khaimah, Al Wadi Desert Hotel Al Rimal Pool Villa Terrace

Al Sahari Tented Villa

The Ritz-Carlton Ras Al Khaimah, Al Wadi Desert Hotel Al Sahari Tented Villa

Al Khaimah Tented Villa

The Ritz-Carlton Ras Al Khaimah, Al Wadi Desert Hotel Al Khaimah
The Ritz-Carlton Ras Al Khaimah, Al Wadi Desert Hotel Al Khaimah Tented Villa Breakfast Pool
The Ritz-Carlton Ras Al Khaimah, Al Wadi Desert Hotel Al Khaimah Tented Villa Pool

The Ritz-Carlton Spa

The Ritz-Carlton Spa

The three pillars of wellness at the resort are the Ritz-Carlton Spa with rejuvenating treatments (massage, water therapy, body scrub, and wrap), The Rainforest (plunge pool, sauna, steam room, relaxation lounge), and a 24/7 fitness center heavily equipped with the most modern gym toys.

The Ritz-Carlton Ras Al Khaimah, Al Wadi Desert Hotel The Rainforest Spa
The Ritz-Carlton Ras Al Khaimah, Al Wadi Desert Hotel Spa Pool
The Ritz-Carlton Ras Al Khaimah, Al Wadi Desert Hotel Rainforest Pool
The Ritz-Carlton Ras Al Khaimah, Al Wadi Desert Hotel Plunge Pool
The Ritz-Carlton Ras Al Khaimah, Al Wadi Desert Hotel Steam Room
The Ritz-Carlton Ras Al Khaimah, Al Wadi Desert Hotel Spa Ice Room
The Ritz-Carlton Ras Al Khaimah, Al Wadi Desert Hotel Outdoor Yoga

Al Wadi Tower

The Ritz-Carlton Ras Al Khaimah, Al Wadi Desert Hotel Al Wadi Tower

Destination Dining

The Ritz-Carlton Ras Al Khaimah, Al Wadi Desert Hotel Al Wadi Tower Rooftop Dining

The unique dining experiences this hotel provides (or, as they call them, "destination dining") are magical - from private candlelit lakeside dinners to eating during sunset by the dunes decorated with (nearly) as many lanterns as the stars in the sky.

The Ritz-Carlton Ras Al Khaimah, Al Wadi Desert Hotel Lakeside Dining

Falcon Deck Dining

The Ritz-Carlton Ras Al Khaimah, Al Wadi Desert Hotel Dining at the Falcon Deck
The Ritz-Carlton Ras Al Khaimah, Al Wadi Desert Hotel Romantic Outdoor Dining With a Firepit at Kan Zaman

Activities

The Ritz-Carlton Ras Al Khaimah, Al Wadi Desert Hotel Free Bikes

The Al Rimal Pool Villa provides free bikes to roam around the property, and you can participate in guided dune walks (or ride on camels if you are not up for the challenge), learn about falcons, or go on a safari Jeep ride to see the Arabian Gazelle.

The Ritz-Carlton Ras Al Khaimah, Al Wadi Desert Hotel Falcon Experience
Al Wadi Desert Dune Walk
The Ritz-Carlton Ras Al Khaimah, Al Wadi Desert Hotel Guided Camel Ride in the Dunes
The Ritz-Carlton Ras Al Khaimah, Al Wadi Desert Hotel Jeep Safari Arabian Gazelle Sighting
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