One of the most diverse and naturally beautiful destinations in the region, Ras Al Khaimah offers an alluring array of romantic experiences that is sure to have couples and newly-weds in high spirits and toasting to a happy future together.
The nature Emirate has something for everyone, from the couple who likes to strap on a pair of hiking boots and get adventurous through kayaking, ziplining, camping under the starts and water sports, to those that are looking to trawl through local souks and delve into the rich culture at one of kind attractions such as the Suwaidi Pearls Farm. Be it a relaxing approach or an all guns blazing adventure you are in search of, Ras Al Khaimah welcomes couples to enjoy their honeymoon across its sprawling deserts, picturesque mountains, sun-kissed beaches and bustling metropolitan districts.
Discover the destination’s top picks for an unforgettable celebration to remember.
Jebel Jais Mountain Peak
As couples seek to make their weddings more personal and intimate, secluded locations are becoming increasingly popular. What could be dreamier than getting married on a mountaintop, surrounded by all of nature’s glory?
For the more adventurous bride and groom, say I do surrounded by wadis and mountain vistas and create a bespoke event space atop the highest mountain in the UAE – Jebel Jais. Couples can take advantage of any of the many expansive open spaces on the region’s tallest mountain for an unforgettable celebration. The team at Safarak at 1484 by Puro, the UAE’s highest restaurant, will work with you to curate for the perfectly curated menu with the rooftop lounge offering every detail as you celebrate this special moment in a perfect setting the perfect location for post-wedding merriment overlooking awe-inspiring views of the Hajar mountains. Celebrations are fully tailor-made with the team at Safarak ready to create a unique event for those seeking this exclusive experience.
Bedouin Oasis Camp
For a unique honeymoon experience, couples are in for a treat as they enjoy a romantic dinner, set within the stunning natural beauty of Ras Al Khaimah’s deserts. With prices starting from AED 1,500 for two for an overnight stay, they can enjoy a desert cruise, camel rides and sandboarding at the Bedouin Oasis Camp, which brings to life the real Bedouin experience, complete with tents woven from goat hair. The experience includes a remote romantic dinner set up complete with a flame-lit dinner serving up Middle Eastern and Asian delicacies prepared live with panache by the dedicated chef.
For more information please visit bedouinoasis.org or contact [email protected] and +971 5522 84984.
Sonara Camp Al Wadi
Set in rolling dunes, the luxuriously, chic Sonara Camp beautifully captures the essence of harmony and union. The Experience Creators at Sonara Camp will work with you to perfectly curate the wedding celebration with your every requirement catered for from stylish décor to sumptuous food and menu options featuring the best of seasonal and local ingredients to music and entertainment sure to delight. Sonara Al Wadi is perfectly located less than an hour from Dubai and in very close proximity to Ritz Carlton Al Wadi so seamlessly situated for guests staying overnight or jetting in to join the celebrations from overseas.
For detail on packages and to make a reservation please contact [email protected] or call +971 503367909.
Al Jazeera Al Hamra
As one of the most historically significant places in the Arabian Gulf, Al Jazirah Al Hamra offers couples the once in a lifetime opportunity to host their celebrations amongst early century architecture. Perfectly preserved under a layer of yellow desert sand, the Jazirah Al Hamra, meaning Red Island, was small fishing village with a significant past, known to be one of the last surviving pearl diving and seafaring towns of the Arabian Gulf.
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For a unique celebration, guests can take a step back in time and host their nuptials amongst the rich history of the only hilltop fort still in existence in the UAE. Built during the 19th century on the foundations of much older structures and listed on UNESCO’s tentative list of Global Heritage sites, Dhayah Fort offers a fantastic view of lush palm gardens, the sea and the dramatic mountains.
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The Ritz-Carlton Ras Al Khaimah, Al Wadi Desert
Those in search of desert-based luxury can delight in The Ritz Carlton’s offering of Arabian inspired services. With a traditional wedding hall and outdoor venues set amid the beauty of the desert, the resort offers couples a unique wedding setting for an unforgettable celebration. Vows are exchanged against the romantic backdrop of nature and wildlife as the professional banquet team ensure every detail of the dream day is taken care of. Additionally, those who like to live on the wilder side of life can opt for a photoshoot in the wilderness of Al Wadi Nature Reserve while a Bird of Prey acts as a ring bearer.
Once the wedding festivities are over newlyweds can also enjoy a memorable honeymoon. Couples will be spoilt for choice as they can opt for private dining at the Al Wadi Tower, offering a secluded experience spanning six courses, or a desert barbeque with views of the Al Wadi Nature Reserve. Guests have their pick of scenic spots across the resort for the barbeque, while they tuck into a specially curated themed menu varieties featuring ingenious dishes, crafted with locally sourced fresh ingredients.
Wildlife enthusiast can take on the Nature Walk – a guided hike through the dunes to spot local flora and fauna, or roll up their sleeves at the Wildlife Feeding Experience, as they learn more about the resident Oryx and gazelles whilst feeding the graceful creatures. Night Owls can delight in Stargazing led by astronomy experts who can point out constellations, visible planets and galaxies.
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Waldorf Astoria Ras Al Khaimah
Celebrate the style, elegance and beauty of the day at Waldorf Astoria Ras Al Khaimah. Whether you envision saying, “I do” in an elegant ballroom, an exquisitely manicured garden, or are planning a destination wedding an ocean away, you’ll find the perfect setting that’s unmatched for its style and sophistication. With its bespoke Arabian hospitality, the hotel has endless options from relaxed beach weddings to luxurious marriage celebrations, once in a lifetime ceremony, or even intimate vow renewals.
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Hilton Ras Al Khaimah Resort and Spa
Hilton Ras Al Khaimah Resort and Spa offers the perfect canvas for a truly special wedding. Guests can choose from expansive banquet rooms or explore the outdoors for a backdrop of natural beauty along the 1.5-kilometre private sandy white beach. Through the hotel’s expertise and partnerships with talented décor designers, photographers, florists and experienced chefs specializing in authentic Indian cuisine tailored to each traditional ceremony or celebration, this wedding will be the one you’ve always dreamed of. From the time your guests are served their welcome drink to the bride and groom’s first dance the team will be by your side making sure everything runs smoothly so you can enjoy what will only be the best day of your life.
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InterContinental Ras Al Khaimah Mina Al Arab Resort & SPA
With the Al Hajar Mountains providing a majestic backdrop, and the turtles swimming in the azure waters of the sea watching on, InterContinental Ras Al Khaimah Resort & Spa’s venues embrace the beauty of the surrounding area, offering blissful ceremonies in a once in the lifetime location that’s the perfect setting to say ‘I do’. Whether it’s an al-fresco cocktail reception on the resort’s white sand beach, a gala dinner in their Juman ballroom for up to 220, or on their lawn, the resort offers a collection of indoor and outdoor options to suit every wedding requirement, all inspired by the three original tribes of the emirate, the Mountains, Desert and Sea.
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Cove Rotana offers couples elegantly appointed rooms as well as airy, spacious villas as well as a dedicated offer for newly-weds packed with special perks. The Romantic Escape package includes a generous upgrade to the next room category, a romantic room set up and extended late check out. It also offers a tempting dining selection with dinner at Basilico restaurant, alongside a bottle of sparking house beverage or date juice, as well as flavoursome breakfast spread to be enjoyed in-room or at Cinnamon restaurant. Taking things up a notch is the cabana romantic dinner experience, that can be arranged upon booking by contacting the hotel.
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DoubleTree by Hilton Resort & Spa Marjan Island
For a truly impressive experience for their special day, couples can take advantage of the Double Tree by Hilton Resort & Spa’s wedding packages. Located on the beautiful Marjan Island, Ideal for big events the resort is home to soft white sandy 650 m beach, seven temperature-controlled pools, a floating sea pool and 14 food & beverage outlets. For weddings, the resort offers limitless an array of facilities from the spacious ballroom, lush and green palm gardens for day functions, pool decks and secluded private terraces with panoramic views of the Arabian Sea. Bride and groom will be guided by our experienced team who will take care of the finest details to make this occasion perfect. All four wedding packages – Emerald, Ruby, Sapphire & Diamond include a complimentary stay for the bride and groom with additional perks across the packages including a three-course set menu, early check-in/late check-out for guests staying overnight, room upgrades and a personal wedding planner for the day.
Al Hamra International Exhibition & Conference Center
Set on the sandy shores of the Arabian Gulf the Al Hamra International Exhibition & Conference Center is the only exhibition center located on the beach, offering contemporary design influenced by traditional UAE architecture. Conveniently located next to the Waldorf Astoria, guests can start their celebrations at the hotel and transform the centers expansive space for any occasion, accommodating up to 1000 people, the venue is perfect for your ‘happily ever after.
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