Ras Al Khaimah is not just a place — it's a journey

Things to do

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.

For those travelling to the emirate, please note that there is no hard border crossing from Ras Al Khaimah and its neighbouring emirates, including Dubai. You can travel freely between Ras Al Khaimah and the other bordering emirates without any restrictions. 

Travellers to Ras Al Khaimah can choose from serene-spa-luxury to knee-trembling-adrenaline-adventures and anything in between. The year-round destination offers a plethora of activities for everyone.

Jais Flight – World’s Longest Zipline

Jais Flight is the longest zipline in the world. Soar across jagged mountain peaks and…

Jais Sky Tour

The Jais Sky Tour has adrenaline junkies and adventurers travelling to the top of the…

Suwaidi Pearls

The Suwaidi Pearls Farm was established in 2005 by prominent Emirati Abdulla Al Suwaidi, and…

Dhayah Fort

Dhayah Fort, a castle-like spectacle, is on the UNESCO World Heritage Tentative List and stands…

Al Jazirah Al Hamra

Al Jazirah Al Hamra includes all of the traditional elements expected in such a neighbourhood,…

Al Qawasim Corniche

The three-kilometre waterfront promenade is lined with luxury apartments, international restaurants, local cafes, access to…

Equestrian Centre

The Al Wadi Equestrian Adventure Centre is nestled amidst the rolling red dunes of Ras…

Mohammed Bin Salem Mosque

​Excavations revealed the presence of an earlier mosque, dating back to the second half of…

Did you know?

Did you know?

Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority has announced its comprehensive Sustainable Tourism Destination Strategy that will see the nature-based Emirate become the regional leader in environmentally conscious tourism by 2025.

The guiding principles for Sustainable Tourism in Ras Al Khaimah include: delivering authentic tourism experiences through preservation and conservation, taking an industry wide focus that provides both economic productivity and sustainable development, improving the quality of life and well-being of citizens and residents with a community based approach and setting environmental goals based minimizing the industry’s carbon footprint and contributing to the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals.

Events

RAK Calendar is a perfect place where you get updates on latest festivals, concerts, sporting events, exhibitions, shows and upcoming events in Ras Al Khaimah.

FIFA World Cup Live at BM Beach Resort

Nov 20 2:00 pm-Dec 18 11:00 pm

Witness the most anticipated football matches of the year live on screen at BM Beach Resort. Sit back and catch your favourite football c

Beach Stadium

Nov 20 2:00 pm-Dec 18 11:00 pm

Don’t miss out on watching your favorite team this season. Kick back and catch all the action LIVE on the BIG screen at the Beach Stadi

FIFA World Cup Viewing at Hilton Ras Al Khaimah Beach Resort

Nov 20 7:00 pm-Dec 18 10:00 pm

Proudly residing in its own secluded cove and overlooking shimmering views of the azure waters, the award-winning resort calls one and al

FIFA World Cup Viewing at Action Hotel

Nov 20 7:00 pm-Dec 18 10:00 pm

Located in the heart of Ras Al Khaimah, enjoy exceptional Emirati hospitality, a world-class dining experience, and extraordinary comfort

FIFA World Cup Viewing at Mövenpick Resort

Nov 20 7:00 pm-Dec 18 10:00 pm

The newly opened five-star resort boasts uninterrupted sea views of the Arabian Gulf – perfect for families to relax this World Cup and

FIFA World Cup Viewing at InterContinental Mina Al Arab

Nov 20 7:00 pm-Dec 18 10:00 pm

Located on the sparkling shoreline of Hayat Island, the five-star haven combines idyllic island style living with the warm hospitality of

FIFA World Cup Live at BM Beach Resort

Nov 20 2:00 pm-Dec 18 11:00 pm

Witness the most anticipated football matches of the year live on screen at BM Beach Resort. Sit back and catch your favourite football c

Beach Stadium

Nov 20 2:00 pm-Dec 18 11:00 pm

Don’t miss out on watching your favorite team this season. Kick back and catch all the action LIVE on the BIG screen at the Beach Stadi

FIFA World Cup Viewing at Hilton Ras Al Khaimah Beach Resort

Nov 20 7:00 pm-Dec 18 10:00 pm

Proudly residing in its own secluded cove and overlooking shimmering views of the azure waters, the award-winning resort calls one and al

FIFA World Cup Viewing at Action Hotel

Nov 20 7:00 pm-Dec 18 10:00 pm

Located in the heart of Ras Al Khaimah, enjoy exceptional Emirati hospitality, a world-class dining experience, and extraordinary comfort

FIFA World Cup Viewing at Mövenpick Resort

Nov 20 7:00 pm-Dec 18 10:00 pm

The newly opened five-star resort boasts uninterrupted sea views of the Arabian Gulf – perfect for families to relax this World Cup and

FIFA World Cup Viewing at InterContinental Mina Al Arab

Nov 20 7:00 pm-Dec 18 10:00 pm

Located on the sparkling shoreline of Hayat Island, the five-star haven combines idyllic island style living with the warm hospitality of

Planning Your Trip

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Where to Stay

Revered hospitality names are dotted along the various beach fronts of the nature-based Emirate and provide seamless service, luxury spas, and an array of local and international cuisine. Visitors can experience dinner in the desert, beachside barbeques, sundowner boat rides, bubbly brunches and spectacular award-winning dining under the stars.

InterContinental Ras Al Khaimah Resort and Spa

Located on Hayat Island, surrounded by the sparkling shores of the Arabian Sea, expansive terracotta…

The Ritz-Carlton Ras Al Khaimah, Al Wadi Desert

The Ritz-Carlton Ras Al Khaimah, Al Wadi Desert features private villa accommodations, each with its…

Waldorf Astoria

The first Waldorf Astoria hotel in the UAE, the Waldorf Astoria Ras Al Khaimah opened…

Rixos Bab Al Bahr

Rixos Bab Al Bahr boldly spreads across three pyramid-shaped buildings interspersed with meandering waterways and…

Get inspired

Our blog provides short and informative articles related to the destination, accommodation and activities - set to inspire and educate visitors ahead of their visit to Ras Al Khaimah.

Miglia 1000 comes to Ras Al Khaimah – all you need to know

As winter approaches in the United Arab Emirates, the country experiences perfect weather conditions, clear vistas and minimal humidity. The…

1484 by Puro – the UAE’s highest restaurant

With an inimitable combination of a breathtaking location, sleek modern design elements and surprising world-class international cuisine combinations, you’ll have…

All you need to know about the survival courses at the Bear Grylls Explorers Camp

You’ll probably have seen Bear Grylls on the Discovery Channel as the face of the Emmy-award nominated Man Vs Wild…

Where to experience abseiling in Ras Al Khaimah

Ras Al Khaimah is home to the formidable Jebel Jais mountains, which provide a range of ideal rockfaces for beginners…

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