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3531 07 Jun 2021

The Ritz-Carlton Ras Al Khaimah, Al Wadi Desert: An Escape to a Private Pool Villa this Summer

A retreat to a serene island-inspired haven at The Ritz-Carlton Ras Al Khaimah, Al Hamra Beach

Ras al Khaimah, 6 June 2021: With temperatures rising, The Ritz-Carlton Ras Al Khaimah resorts invites guests to escape the heat and take refuge at a private pool villa overlooking desert landscapes at The Ritz-Carlton Ras Al Khaimah, Al Wadi Desert, or head to a serene oceanside destination at The Ritz-Carlton Ras Al Khaimah, Al Hamra Beach. These beautifully appointed sister resorts are less than an hour away from Dubai and are ideal for those seeking to escape the rush of city life and sample the best of the region, from the comfort of their private pool villa.

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BACK TO NATURE AT THE RITZ-CARLTON RAS AL KHAIMAH, AL WADI DESERT

A host of adventures, activities and experiences await at The Ritz-Carlton Ras Al Khaimah, Al Wadi Desert. With temperatures typically cooler than the city, due to the region's mountainous geography, there are a multitude of reasons to choose the resort which is secreted away within the 500 hectare desert conservation area. A contemporary interpretation of traditional Bedouin architecture, the 100-villa resort has so much to offer, from signature in-villa dining to transformative spa and wellness experiences, alongside an unparalleled choice of adventure activities and wildlife encounters.

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Full moon camel ride

Experience an exclusive moonlight camel ride in the heart of a stunning nature reserve. Taking place at the end of every month during the full moon, guests can enjoy a magical camel ride under the open sky within the beautiful Arabian Desert.

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Embark on a desert exploration

Connect with nature and encounter the wildlife situated within the Desert Conservation Reserve. From the powerful Arabian Oryx to the bashful Arabian Gazelles, as well as the recently introduced Blackbuck antelope, the team of knowledgeable interpretive nature guides will explain the ways of the desert. This fun activity is perfect for the whole family.

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Gaze at the stars

There is nothing quite like looking up at the stars and enjoying a peaceful and serene moment of calm, away from the buzzing city lights. Guests can request a private session with a specialised astronomy expert who will guide them through learning about the solar system, spot stars, constellations, visible planets and galaxies.

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Be pampered at the truly unique Rainforest Experience

Combining European hydrothermal culture with traditional Middle Eastern bathing rituals, guests can escape the city and retreat to this signature wellness destination. A one-of-a-kind concept with 16 different stations, each travelling one step further in the journey to relaxation, the Rainforest Experience is a rejuvenating sanctuary in the heart of the desert.

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Experience the resort in a whole new 'light'

Led by a knowledgeable guide, a night walk is a great way to see the resort in a whole new light, whilst enjoying the beauty of the evening sky. You will have the opportunity to spot nocturnal animals in all their glory including foraging desert hedgehogs, wily desert fox, and frog-eyed geckos.

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Fresh, seasonal cuisine at Farmhouse

During the summer, guests can sample a specially curated seasonal menu at the award-winning Farmhouse restaurant featuring delicacies such as Poached Seabass Filet, Smokehouse Chicken Breast and Summer Vegetable Spaghetti, topped off with tempting desserts such as Pineapple Carpaccio with Coconut Granite or Fresh Strawberry Tartar.

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Offer:

  • Al Rimal is AED 1,900++ (including a night stay in a villa with private pool, breakfast and complimentary bird and owl show)
  • Tented villas AED 3,000++ (including a night stay in a villa with private pool, breakfast and complimentary bird and owl show)

Booking: For reservations or more information, please contact: +971 7 206 7777, or visit

https://www.ritzcarlton.com/en/hotels/uae/al-wadi-desert/offers.

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RETREAT TO THE SERENITY OF THE RITZ-CARLTON RAS AL KHAIMAH, AL HAMRA BEACH

Just an hour away from Dubai and two hours from Abu Dhabi, the island-inspired resort at The Ritz-Carlton Ras Al Khaimah, Al Hamra Beach is secluded enough to feel like a private island retreat. Home to just 32 villas, guests can enjoy the privacy of their own private swimming pool or visit the resort pool, which overlooks an expansive stretch of pure white sand. A host of activities are on offer, enabling guests to keep cool, from sunset dining, to floating culinary experiences, or simply cooling off in the sparkling Arabian Sea.

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DIY In-Villa barbeque experience

Indulge in unique dining experiences include a relaxed DIY in-villa barbeque concept where guests can let their creativity flow and "Be Their Own Chef", whilst enjoying breath-taking views of the Arabian Gulf from their own private villa and terrace overlooking the ocean.

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Island-inspired picnics and sunset dining

In-house guests can enjoy a number of private island inspired activities such as lavish breakfast picnics overlooking the stunning views of the Arabian Gulf and exclusive barbeque experiences at a secluded spot. Guests seeking to share a special moment can arrange a relaxed sailing picnic aboard the Lion of the Sea boat with their loved ones and witness the stunning sun setting over the Arabian Gulf.

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An Instagrammable floating breakfast

As the temperature continues to rise, this unique experience awaits guests seeking to stay poolside and bask in the morning sun. Breakfast is served from an Insta-worthy floating tray filled with international dishes and specialities in the comfort of their own private pool, whilst guests lay back and enjoy the relaxing sounds of the waves gently lapping the shore.

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A refreshing summer menu at Shore House

The resorts signature restaurant Shore House offers island-inspired dining with a sophisticated touch. Overlooking the mesmerizing Ras Al Khaimah coastline, the menu features an array of local seafood, grilled meats and succulent salads carefully crafted by the resorts renowned culinary team. During weekends throughout June, guests can sample seasonal specialties such as local seafood paella, or Moules Poulette, served of course, with fries.

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Watersport s and activities

With a host of watersports and beach activities available to guests, the summer months are an ideal time to enjoy the sparkling waters of the Arabian Gulf. Led by expert guides, guests can glide along the water on a paddleboard or kayak, or spend an afternoon fishing or sailing.

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Offer:

The starting price for the base category:

  • Al Bahar at AED 3,100++ (including a night stay in a villa with private pool, cabana garden and breakfast)
  • Al Shamal Ocean View Vila AED 5,000++ (including a night stay in a villa with private pool, cabana garden and breakfast, in-villa check-in, welcome bottle of bubbly, welcome amenities, complimentary minibar, 1 complimentary activity or 15-minutes foot massage and 2 pieces of laundry)

Booking: For reservations or more information, please contact: +971 7 206 7777, or visit www.ritzcarlton.com/alhamrabeach

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About The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, LLC

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