Ras Al Khaimah Holidays
Ras Al Khaimah is renowned for its outstanding nature, leisure, adventure and authentic offerings. With an extraordinary history dating back over seven millennia, the northernmost Emirate in the UAE has become one of the most sought-after destinations in the Middle East. So much so, that Ras Al Khaimah was acknowledged on TIME Magazine’s list of the world’s greatest places in 2022! For summer sun, it’s a superb holiday destination – while it will certainly be hot at this time of year, there are fewer visitors, and lower prices for hotels, flights and activities. Plus, you can always take a regular dip in the pool and spend your relaxing beach-time under the shade of a parasol.
Our Favourite Summer Holiday Offers in Ras al Khaimah
We’ve delved into the hotel offering from a number of our favourite travel experts to find what we think are the best holiday deals you can book to enjoy Ras Al Khaimah.
5* DoubleTree by Hilton Resort & Spa Marjan Island
This family-friendly beach resort is a tranquil oasis in an adventure-filled destination. Relax on the golden beach, take a dip in one of seven temperature-controlled pools or indulge in a cocktail at the rooftop bar. Children can enjoy limitless play at the Pirate Boat Aqua Zone with super-fun water slides, and a whole host of fun activities at the kids’ club.
** SAVE up to 15% – Kids Stay & Eat FREE **
3 Nights All-Inclusive
Inclusive of flights
5* Mövenpick Resort Al Marjan Island
Escape to a world of peace and tranquillity at the Mövenpick Resort Al Marjan Island, a sublime getaway destination that is perfect for friends, families, and couples alike. Six specialty bars and restaurants, three outdoor pools, a wellness hub with a fully equipped gym and four treatment rooms, water sports, and a year round Kids Club make it an ideal holiday destination.
** Exclusive Offer – SAVE up to 54% **
5 Nights All-Inclusive
Inclusive of flights & transfers
5* Rixos Bab Al Bahr
Rixos Bab Al Bahr lies on the pristine beach of Al Marjan island, a world-class man-made island, nestled in Ras Al Khaimah. Rixos Bab Al Bahr offers a superb holiday experience with the excellence and luxury of Rixos service concept. Aesthetics and functionality are offered in one at 650 rooms and suites where all information have been considered in advance for a top-level holiday experience.
** SAVE up to 25% **
5 Nights Ultra All-Inclusive
Inclusive of flights
4* Hampton By Hilton Marjan Island
Hampton by Hilton Marjan Island is a contemporary and stylish beachfront hotel situated on the picturesque Marjan Island in Ras Al Khaimah, offering well-appointed and comfortable accommodations with modern amenities, as well as a range of leisure facilities including a private beach, outdoor pool, fitness centre, and kids’ club.
** SAVE up to 35% **
3 Nights All-Inclusive
Inclusive of flights
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Highlights of Ras Al Khaimah
Travellers to Ras Al Khaimah can choose from serene-spa-luxury to knee-trembling-adrenaline-adventures and everything in between. The year-round destination offers a plethora of activities for everyone.
The Jais Sledder sits comfortably on a low-slung track. You’ll reach up to 40 kilometres per hour as you hurtle down the Hajar mountain range swerving through glorious panoramas with views of the spectacular coastline. The speed seems amplified ten-fold because you are sitting so close to the ground. The fully-controllable ride takes about eight minutes to cover 1,840 exhilarating metres of hairpin curves and undulating waves.
Jais Flight is the longest zipline in the world at 2,83km. Soar across jagged mountain peaks and swoop through deep ravines at hair-raising speeds of up to 150 kmph. Three minutes of adrenaline-pumping adventure at 1,680 metres above the Arabian Gulf will leave you with a once-in-a-lifetime sense of superhero magic.
Visitors to Ras Al Khaimah can embark on a fascinating journey aboard a traditional pearl fishing boat. From the original fishing village in Al Rams, your tour will begin as your guide explains the importance of the shallow bay and its protective mangroves. He will impart courageous stories of the fishermen, the diving techniques that they once practised, and explore the various tools they used from the trader’s box ‘bish-takh-tah’.
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Our ‘What to Do’ Guide
We’ve compiled a special guide that details how best to explore Ras Al Khaimah. Within the article you’ll discover the best mountain adventures, adventure camps, seeing Ras Al Khaimah by air and by water, dining, the ultimate spas and where to stay.
Jebel Jais, the highest mountain in the United Arab Emirates is part of the spectacular cloud-piercing Al Hajar mountain range. The range extends from Ras Al Khaimah on the eastern side of the United Arab Emirates to the Musandam Peninsula in northern Oman. It is 100 kilometres in width and 700 kilometres in length, straddles the two countries, and is the highest mountain range in the region.
Bedouin Oasis Camp
The Bedouin Oasis is in the heart of the towering dunes and Ras Al Khaimah’s glorious rural landscape. You can experience the traditional Bedouin way of daily desert life in the Emirate’s most authentic camp. Time-honoured goat hair tents form unique entertainment areas with oversized cushions and plush Arabian rugs set around a roaring campfire.
The Emirate boasts long stretches of pristine white sandy beaches, which are home to a number of beachfront hotels – from ultra-luxurious beach stays to family-friendly city and beach resorts, and city centre properties – in Ras Al Khaimah. World-class hotels and resorts include properties such as Waldorf Astoria, Hilton, Rixos, Rotana, Ritz-Carlton Al Hamra Beach, as well as the world’s largest Hampton by Hilton and Radisson Resort Ras Al Khaimah on Marjan Island.
Visiting Ras Al Khaimah Throughout the Year…
- Daytime temperatures during the months of months of May to September peak between 41° and 43° and feature lows of 24° and 30° at night and very early in the morning
- When exploring the elevated Jebel Jais and enjoying it’s wealth of activities, expect temperatures to be 10° cooler than on the lower ground
- Surprisingly, the sky can be overcast during these hot summer months though it will rarely rain at this time
- Towards the end of June, you will enjoy the longest daylight of just shy of 14 hours
- To avoid the summer heat, many tourists visit between mid-November and late March – with the middle of February being the most popular time. However, the most canny of holiday-makers can take advantage of the shade of palms and cabanas and the warm resort pools or sea water to visit in the hotter months when holiday prices are cheaper with lots of hotel offers available
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Experience soaring altitudes and expand your horizons. This safe destination is full of natural wonders from diverse desert landscapes, glittering sandy beaches, majestic mountains and world class hotels. Live Your Moments in Ras Al Khaimah.