A Ras Al Khaimah holiday is just 7 hours flying time from the UK and with nearly guaranteed year-round sunshine, a holiday to Ras Al Khaimah is the ideal location for a mini break, fun-filled Ras Al Khaimah family holiday or a stopover as part of a multi centre holiday.
The northern most emirate of the UAE, Ras Al Khaimah, is sure to offer you an unforgettable Arabian experience from its towering Hajar Mountains, terracotta dunes and 64 kilometres of pristine coastline. Parents can enjoy evenings of pampering at any of the luxury hotels whilst children will be entertained with go-karting and adventures in desert camps. For a limited time only, kids go free so you can treat your family to an unforgettable holiday at a great, affordable price.
Ras Al Khaimah All-Inclusive Holidays are the trips most visitors to the region are doing due to the cost of food and drink in Ras Al Khaimah. However Ras Al Khaimah taxes are less than its neighbours of Dubai and Abu Dhabi so your overall holiday to Ras Al Khaimah will be better value. The Ras Al Khaimah Hotels with all-inclusive options are Doubletree by Hilton Resort & Spa Marjan Island, Hilton Al Hamra Beach & Golf Resort, Hilton Ras Al Khaimah Resort, Rixos Bab Al Bar and The Cove Rotana.
Whatever holiday you choose, Ras Al Khaimah really has something for everyone.
Must Do In Ras Al Khaimah
See what's on in Ras Al KhaimahBefore you book your holiday to Ras Al Khaimah, it is advisable to look at what's on in Ras Al Khaimah to either maximise your stay, or in some occasion avoid it. Ras Al Khaimah hotel prices can increase during major conferences or events going on and it will affect the Ras Al Khaimah Hotel availability and so the cost of the room. Ras Al Khaimah & neighbouring emirates such as Dubai and Abu Dhabi organises some famous sporting events that are not to be missed such as Dubai Desert Classic, Dubai World Cup and the Dubai Rugby 7's. It is worthwhile have a look at Whats On In Ras Al Khaimah as well as the Dubai Calendar.
Desert Safari & BBQ DinnerIf you are going to do an excursion in Ras Al Khaimah, then a Desert Safari is a must. You will depart your hotel mid afternoon and make your way into the desert where you will experience an unparalleled adventure over the sunkissed golden sand dunes in a 4x4 vehicle followed by a magical evening in a traditional Bedouin camp.
Weather in Ras Al KhaimahThe Ras Al Khaimah weather is probably the biggest reason for travellers to have a holiday in Ras Al Khaimah. The hottest month in Ras Al Khaimah is August with average temperatures of 41°C and the coolest in January at 23°C with the most daily sunshine hours in June. The most rainfall is in the month of February with an average of 40mm of rain. In our opinion the best months to have a Ras Al Khaimah holiday are in October, due to the heat has subsided but the sea still has the warmth from the summer months.
Ras Al Khaimah Holiday Top Tips
Book your Trips in AdvanceThe majority of us tend to book our trips and Excursions when we are in resort, however this sometimes can lead to disappointment as some places and attractions get booked up especially in high season or public holidays. Visiting the worlds longest Zip Line on Jebel Jais mountain or the tallest building in the world, The Burj Khalifa books up closer to the time, so we strongly suggest researching and booking in advance.
Deals on MealsThe United Arab Emirates is full of every type of cuisine on the planet and so means that they all are competing for your business. On every night of the week there is a promotion like the infamous "Brunch" on a Friday. A favourite for many people are the all you can eat buffets which tend to be of a very high 5 star standard with an array of cuisines.
MedicationHaving medication with you can be a problem in a few counties and in Ras Al Khaimah you need to be aware that certain medication such as codeine based medicines and some opiates that are OK in the UK, are banned in the UAE. Check online for up to date list of restricted medication in the UAE and carry an official letter from your Doctor.
Getting around is easyGetting around in Ras Al Khaimah is very easy but not somewhere you would want to walk for too long, especially in the highs of Summer. All hotels and restaurants will call you a taxi and they are metered and generally good value. If you fancy something different when visiting Dubai then try out the Metro or water taxis.
Waldorf Astoria Ras Al KhaimahRas Al Khaimah Middle East
The Waldorf Astoria Ras Al Khaimah is a luxurious palatial haven, located 45 minutes from Dubai international airport. Settled on the beautiful Arabian shoreline, this hotel provides dazzling views of Ras Al Khaimah's breathtaking golden desert and mountainous landscapes.
The Cove Rotana ResortRas Al Khaimah Middle East
Bask in the sheer uniqueness of The Cove Rotana Resort, where style & luxury meets Arabian charm. This 5-star resort is located on a picturesque water inlet, situated on 600m of private, pristine Ras Al Khaimah beachfront. Overlooking the Arabian Gulf, the resort offers 204 rooms and 65 villas which have been beautifully designed to accommodate couples, friends or families.
Rixos Bab Al BahrRas Al Khaimah Middle East
The Rixos Bab Al Bahr’s ultra-inclusive concept means guests will benefit, with few exceptions, from a multitude of drinking and dining options. Boasting 15 bars, outlets and restaurants, there is plenty of variety to satisfy any craving. Visit the resorts entertainment square for a bustling of live-music, dance shows, quizzes and karaoke. The hotel also has its very own nightclub.
InterContinental Ras Al Khaimah Resort and SpaRas Al Khaimah Middle East
Situated along the breathtaking shores of the Arabian Sea, InterContinental Ras Al Khaimah Mina Al Arab Resort and Spa awaits with the promise of spectacular adventure, ultimate relaxation and cherished memories that will last a lifetime.
Hilton Ras Al Khaimah ResortRas Al Khaimah Middle East
Whether you’re looking for a romantic couples escape or an action packed family adventure, the Hilton Ras Al Khaimah Resort, sprawled over 1.5 km of private sandy beach, is the perfect Ras Al Khaimah Holiday. Within approx 1 hour 15 minute drive from Dubai airport, the resort, with its 475 guest rooms, has a variety of accommodation to suit your style, including 151 villa rooms with stunning views.
Doubletree by Hilton Resort & Spa Marjan IslandRas Al Khaimah Middle East
Doubletree by Hilton Resort & Spa Marjan Island has a 650-metre private beach, 7 outdoor heated pools, 2 spas with 9 treatment rooms, sauna, steam and whirlpool including a ladies only spa and pool. The 14 restaurants & bars include all-day dining and 4 specialty restaurants as well as a rooftop, pool and shisha bars.