Ras Al Khaimah is looking forward to its first music and wellness festival at Longbeach Campground on Saturday, 22 and Sunday, 23 October. The festival is designed to revitalise your soul, and inspire and spark your creativity, affording you a blissful connection with nature. The Longbeach Campground is an inimitable glamping experience on a beautiful stretch of white sandy beach. It offers a range of authentic deluxe tepee-inspired tents giving you a sense of rustic camping. The campground has a swimming pool, outdoor spa, a floating theatre and access to your favourite water sports.

This unforgettable weekend is attracting self-care seekers with a passion for wellness, music and art. Come to Ras Al Khaimah for a weekend of chilled vibes, interactive activities and captivating beats.

Inspiring Yoga

Experienced yogi, anatomy expert and certified senior instructor of animal flow, Allaoua Gaham provides classes allowing you to become aware of your body movements throughout the festival.

Guided Meditation

Join Sarah White, a yogi who empowers people to understand their bodies better.

Pilates

Enjoy HIIT and cardio Pilates exercises with certified personal trainer and holistic health coach, Tamara Khoury.

Jamming

Charl Chaka, a reputed creative facilitator in music and movement dance, will lead various jamming sessions alongside dance instructor Jessica Body who hosts ecstatic dance sessions.

DJs and Artists

Raktopia has an impressive line-up of local DJs and artists who co-create live art performances showcasing the unique character of Ras Al Khaimah by hosting interactive ceramic and mandala workshops with the inspired artist, Azaide.

As day turns to night and the sun dips over the watery horizon of the Arabian Gulf, internationally renowned DJs illuminate the sky, taking festival-goers on a musical journey through the world of electronic music.

Nu

Nu is one of the most-streamed electronic music artists famed for his creative mix of dance, tribal and energetic sounds.

LUM

A vibrant Argentian electronic music DJ who has produced with artists like Bedouin, Blondish and Black Coffee.

2Third

One of the region’s fastest-rising musical duos DJ Mini B and Karl Afif.

Festival Package

The two-day festival package is for two people sharing a tent and includes one night’s accommodation. The tents don’t have private bathrooms, but Longbeach provides all bathroom amenities; the rates are from AED 1,495 per couple.

Festival Timings

Saturday 22 October

12:00 Check-In

13:00-14:00 Meet and greet

15:00-17:00 Opening ceremony – Electro Vinyasa with Allaoua Gaham

17:00 – 19:00 Ecstatic dancing with Charl Chaka and Jessica Body, art workshop with Azaide

19:00 – 21:00 DJ Mouma and animal flow yoga with Allaoua Gaham

21:00 – 23:00 DJ Redoxx

23:00 – 01:00 International DJs, Nu and LUM

01:00 – 03:00 International DJ, 2Thirds

Sunday 23 October

06:00 – 08:00 Sunrise meditation and breath work with Jessica Body

09:00 – 11:00 Pilates with Tamara and yoga session with Sarah White

11:00 – 13:00 Handstand and inversion with Allaoua Gaham

13:00 – 15:00 DJ Soraya and callisthenics with Karen Mattar and Eryc Ortiz

15:00 – 17:00 DJs Jixo & Danz  and art workshop with Azaide

17:00 – 19:00 Closing ceremony, meditation with Allaoua Gaham

Accommodation

Longbeach Campground is a back-to-nature resort without having to put up your own tent. It is located on the beach side of the E11, close to the city centre and E311, giving easy access to Dubai and the other emirates. It has access to the various Ras Al Khaimah shopping malls and souks. There are numerous glamping tents in which to stay, such as an authentic deluxe tent, a safari suite tent, the expansive panoramic dome suite tent and the lavish sunset terrace suite tent. Each tent has outside furniture and a sublime sea view. If you want to extend your stay, it’s an easy drive to the north of the emirate for the many mountain adventures in the peaks of Jebel Jais.

Booking

For more information and bookings, visit https://rak.platinumlist.net/event-tickets/84327/raktopia or call Platinum List directly on +971 4 457 3212.

About Ras Al Khaimah

Ras Al Khaimah is an oasis of beauty and boasts more nature offerings than any other emirate. It is home to cloud-piercing mountains, watery mangroves, rosy-red deserts and almost endless beaches interspersed with bustling creeks and pretty lagoons. The rich Ras Al Khaimah culture extends over seven millennia and embraces colourful Bedouin and Emirati traditions. The northernmost Emirate borders Oman’s Musandam Peninsular.

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