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The Ritz-Carlton Ras Al Khaimah, Al Wadi Desert

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Offering a serene environment, The Ritz-Carlton Ras Al Khaimah, Al Wadi Desert, is marked by its natural and pristine setting, and by the gorgeous private villas that make up our phenomenal accommodations. Ras Al Khaimah has long been home to Bedouins and desert explorers. The area is an idyllic sanctuary surrounded by sand that glows underneath the Arabian sun by day and under a blanket of stars in the evening. Here, you can interact with stunning landscapes while enjoying the comforts of a private villa, which includes a private pool. Our Ras Al Khaimah desert resort in the United Arab Emirates features a Ritz-Carlton Spa, 4 restaurants and 3 bars, along with 500 hectare of nature reserve to enjoy outdoor activities and adventure with family or friends. Whether you want to enjoy the daily owl interaction and falcon show overlooking the glowing sunset or enjoy other options to immerse in nature and reconnect with yourself, your choices are limitless.
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Property amenities
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Airport Transportation
Banquet Room
Breakfast Available
Business Centre with Internet Access
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Hot Tub
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Public Wifi
Shuttle Bus Service
Wheelchair access
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Room features
Accessible rooms
Air Conditioning
Family Rooms
Non-Smoking Rooms
Refrigerator in room
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Wadi Khadeja Al Mazraa, Ras Al Khaimah United Arab Emirates
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Ra'sal-Khaymah Airport16 mi
Sharjah Airport32 mi
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Beautiful hotel in the middle of nowhere. Super friendly staff and beautiful surroundings. Try and spend at least two nights there as I regret not booking for longer. Great breakfast buffet with everything you can think of. They even made me a chocolate chip pancake right in
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We stayed at this property with our 2 boys( 7 and 9 years) celebrating our younger birthday ( since it was his requested to have family holiday as his gift). The hotel location and rooms were amazing and spacious, we have our private pool the kids did not have enough from there
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A severe competition for the famous Al Maha. Service and food improved enormously compared to the times the Al Wadi sailed under the sign of Banyan Tree. The staff and the management do a great job. Also Kevin, the little African owl welcoming us every morning at the breakfast
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we had a great & Memorable stay in the desert ! Tented villa was very beautiful comfortable and the best think is private pool / bar ! Breakfast was good ! with the international buffer / chef suggestions ! falcons show 👌 and the fantastic sundown view from moon bar ! and
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This a five star beautiful property with a 3 star hotel service standards. Upon check in we ordered lunch to our villa around 3 pm, the dishes from the table were not cleared until 11 pm even after several calls and reminders. We had finally received our morning coffee during
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Response from TheRitzCarltonRAK, General Manager at The Ritz-Carlton Ras Al Khaimah, Al Wadi Desert
Responded 5 days ago
Dear 308dinaray, We appreciate you taking the time to share your valuable feedback following your stay at our desert resort. I am sad to read about your experience with us. It is unfortunate that you faced these issues; this is not a reflection of the genuine care and comfort we pledge to provide our guests. Please accept our sincerest apologies for the inconvenience. I have personally shared your comments with our respective department leaders and addressed them with the ​utmost importance. I would like to welcome the opportunity to get in contact with you to further discuss this matter. Please feel free to email your contact details to amit.arora@ritzcarlton.com and I will be pleased to give you a call at your convenience. With kind regards, Amit Arora General Manager
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Private punge pool with desert desk at our room
Desert desk at our room
Like mentioned before, the new common pool is being build. Get in touch with the hotel to see whether or not it is open yet. Both Al Wadi desert and Al Hamra Beach are under the same sub-management. You could inform to see if it is possible for you to go to the beach there. It is a 15 minute drive.
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You could get up to 5 strokes in the pool before needing to turn. It is bigger than a plunge pool.
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This property has only villa private pools. They were constructing a public pool also but I don't think it Wouldve been completed as of yet. Kindly confirm with the hotel if the new public pool is operational.
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hi its on the desert has private pool but they can take to to the beach from there!!! i loved it
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We could not fault anything here, it was perfect and is by far the best experience I have ever had and completely unforgettable. We were in the upgraded room and it was huge. I don’t think you’ll be disappointed
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"Amazing Ritz staff thank you"
"Tented villa"
"If you want to experience nature up and close choose there biggest room"
"get a room that faces the sunset."
"Tented villas lack interior privacy for the restroom and shower."
US$516 - US$1,410 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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