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 Jazeera Al Hamra

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

ActionFlight – Amazing Air Adventures

One of the best things to do in Ras Al Khaimah is watching the sun…

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…

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.

Beachside Hideout

May 1 10:00 am-Jun 30 7:00 pm

Escape to the epitome of summer luxury at Sunset Beach Lounge. Indulge in our artful cuisine and signature beverages while soaking in the

Summer Sale at DoubleTree Resort & Spa Marjan Island

May 14 6:00 am-Sep 8 11:30 pm

Escape to a beachfront paradise with your family at UAE’s Leading Family Resort – DoubleTree Resort & Spa Marjan Island a

Floating Lunch

May 31 6:00 am-Aug 31 10:30 pm

Indulge in a unique experience with our Floating Lunch. Relish in a mouth-watering sushi platter, sip on a bottle of a bubbly, and experi

Relax in a Beach Cabana

May 31 9:00 am-Aug 31 6:00 pm

Elevate your beach day with a cabana reservation, with blissful relaxation. Soak up in the sun and sip on refreshing drinks, and enjoy mo

Happy Hour

May 31 4:00 pm-Aug 31 7:00 pm

When in doubt, go to Happy Hour. From 4 PM until sunset, indulge in our extensive selection of alcoholic beverages at an irresistible 50%

WALDORF ASTORIA RAS AL KHAIMAH’S SUMMER SALE

Jun 8 6:00 am-Sep 3 11:00 pm

As summer unfolds, Waldorf Astoria Ras Al Khaimah invites you to immerse yourself in a world of luxury, relaxation, and adventure with it

Beachside Hideout

May 1 10:00 am-Jun 30 7:00 pm

Escape to the epitome of summer luxury at Sunset Beach Lounge. Indulge in our artful cuisine and signature beverages while soaking in the

Summer Sale at DoubleTree Resort & Spa Marjan Island

May 14 6:00 am-Sep 8 11:30 pm

Escape to a beachfront paradise with your family at UAE’s Leading Family Resort – DoubleTree Resort & Spa Marjan Island a

Floating Lunch

May 31 6:00 am-Aug 31 10:30 pm

Indulge in a unique experience with our Floating Lunch. Relish in a mouth-watering sushi platter, sip on a bottle of a bubbly, and experi

Relax in a Beach Cabana

May 31 9:00 am-Aug 31 6:00 pm

Elevate your beach day with a cabana reservation, with blissful relaxation. Soak up in the sun and sip on refreshing drinks, and enjoy mo

Happy Hour

May 31 4:00 pm-Aug 31 7:00 pm

When in doubt, go to Happy Hour. From 4 PM until sunset, indulge in our extensive selection of alcoholic beverages at an irresistible 50%

WALDORF ASTORIA RAS AL KHAIMAH’S SUMMER SALE

Jun 8 6:00 am-Sep 3 11:00 pm

As summer unfolds, Waldorf Astoria Ras Al Khaimah invites you to immerse yourself in a world of luxury, relaxation, and adventure with it

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.

Anantara Mina Al Arab

Maldives-inspired overwater villas with private beaches overlooking an eco-reserve lined with mangroves.

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…

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