Visitors to Ras Al Khaimah
The best time to travel to Ras Al Khaimah is the European winter, which lasts from November to March. Visitors flock to the area in November and December, as well as March and April, before the summer heat sets in.
Attractions in Ras Al Khaimah
It's time to visit Ras Al Khaimah and see the UAE in a new light with its mix of beach and culture, mountains and ancient mysteries.
Ilha Al Marjan
Al Marjan is the place to get your feet wet, with its beautiful beaches, laid-back vibe and array of top-notch leisure facilities. Al Marjan is part of the first man-made island, Ras Al Khaimah, which also includes luxury hotels and resorts, marinas and several beachfront residences. If you want to stay in a pristine destination on the first man-made island with breathtaking views of the crystal clear waters of the Arabian Gulf then then, is the perfect abode to call home. It is one of the first resorts on the island to offer a wide range of water sports. Offering everything a water sports enthusiast could wish for, from simple activities like wakeboarding and windsurfing to extreme activities like flyboarding and jet skiing, the resort has all the features that make it a wonderful place for a city break. At Accor, we offer a range of benefits when you book our hotels online, from our best rate guarantee to our last-minute, real-time room availability.
Al Hajar Mountains
The Hajar Mountains provide a stunning backdrop to Ras Al Khaimah and add to the UAE's natural beauty. The beautiful Hajar Mountains are a key feature of the UAE, adding to its visual splendor and serving as a popular tourist attraction. The mountain range plunges into the sea with the highest point pointing north. Known as Ruus Al-Jibal, which translates to "mountain peaks," the place is surrounded by desert and rust-colored sand dunes. The Hajar Mountains have the most exposed igneous rocks on the surface of the oceanic crust and offer a spectacular desert perspective from its summit.
The best things to do in Ras Al Khaimah
Ras Al Khaimah is known for its outstanding natural beauty, relaxation, adventure and unique experiences. Travelers visiting Ras Al Khaimah can enjoy everything from a serene luxury spa to adrenaline-pumping excursions and everything in between. Here everyone will find plenty to do all year round. Book your tickets online with us at Accor, with the best prices guaranteed!
Desert drive and visit to Wadi Shawka swimming pool
Enjoy a nature adventure with canyoning, swimming and picnicking in the pools of Wadi Shawka. Discover Arabia's best-kept secrets on this mountain safari adventure. Rock formations deep in the desert, such as camel fossils and rocks, give a picture of desert life and agricultural life. Continue your journey with some sandboarding and an exciting dune adventure. Dune bashing is a must on any holiday to Ras Al Khaimah.
Afternoon desert safari and BBQ dinner
Explore the Ras Al Khaimah desert and see the beautiful Arabian sand dunes in a 4x4 on a 6-hour 4WD adventure tour. Enjoy optional camel rides, henna hand tattoos, and a BBQ buffet dinner under the stars, among others. Nothing compares to being in the middle of the Arabian desert with nothing but rolling, rolling dunes for miles.
Mandatory: Private City Tour and Wadi Qadah
Get superb views of the Arabian Gulf on a 4-hour private tour of Khasab. Explore the old and new sides of the city, visit a 16th-century fortress, visit a museum featuring local relics, and more. Drive to the historic village of Tawi in Wadi Qadah to escape the tourists. Admire the ancient cave art of camels, ships and soldiers believed to be around 2,000 years old.
Enjoy a maritime adventure and learn about the history and culture of the region's pearling industry. Discover the history and heritage ofArabian Pearl. A unique traditional pearl fishing boat awaits you in the 'old fishing community' of Al Rams Marina. Take a walk through the mangroves and their surroundings!
Water sports in Ras Al Khaimah
If water sports are your thing then fear not, Accor has the best water sports activities in Ras Al Khaimah. And where better to spend daring excursions and carefree family holidays than inMövenpick Resort Ilha Al Marjanon the sunny island of Al Marjan in Ras Al Khaimah, where summer and fun never ends?
Iceland water park
Iceland water parkIt's one of the largest water parks in the Middle East, popular with adventure seekers for its distinctive ice-themed rides and exciting collection of over 50 water slides. It's a wonderful adventure holiday for anyone looking to cool off in RAK. The theme park is also home to the world's largest swimming lessons with professional swimmers offering professional training at the highest level, a variety of water sports at the park's Icelandic Palm Beach, and a live barbecue dinner and Arabic evening entertainment at the ideal Icelandic beach camp for family fun and leisure entertainment. Before you come, be sure to check the website for special ticket offers.
Al Hamra Marina & Yacht Club
Al Hamra Marina & Yacht Club is one of the premier water sports venues in RAK with uninterrupted views of the Arabian Gulf on both sidesAl Hamra Marinaand Al Hamra Village on the other side. The Royal Yacht Club, the RAK's flagship yacht club and hub for all things sailing, is based at Al Hamra Village, which includes a golf course, restaurants, boat fueling and moorings. Those looking to make the most of their time on the RAK by learning new water activities can do so at the Royal Yacht Club, which offers a variety of watersports, cruise programs and competitions throughout the year.
Fly Fish Wassersportverein
The Fly Fish water sports club is nearby, is another big magnet for water adventures and perhaps one of the best places to try motorized and non-motorized water activities. Wakeboard, jet ski, flyboard, kite surf, water ski, kayak, fishing and flying boat are just some of the water activities available at the club.
Attractions in Ras Al Khaimah
The UAE's northernmost emirate has become one of the most desirable locations in the Middle East, with an incredible history stretching back over seven millennia. These are just a few of the many must-see sights and attractions. Accor offers the best prices when you book your tickets online with us.
Jebel Jais, the UAE's highest peak, is part of the majestic Al Hajar mountain range, which slices through the clouds and stretches from Ras Al Khaimah on the UAE's eastern border to the Musandam Peninsula in northern Oman. . A modern route allows you to access a variety of attractions. The longest zip line in the world is currently in Jebel Jais. Jebel Jais has lately become a major hub for activities as it is a place to admire nature as well as a place for the more adventurous to take advantage of its unique scenery and engage in nature-inspired activities Activities like zip-lining delight. or stroll on its slopes
Dhayah Fort, nestled in the heart of this lush oasis, is a castle-like structure that stands proud among the arid mountains and lush wadis of the northern emirate of Ras Al Khaimah, offering breathtaking views of mountains, palm trees and lush meadows. as well as views of neighboring Oman and the sea. Also Dhayah Fort, the only existing fort in the UAE, is an important historical site with breathtaking views that are worth climbing the criss-crossing steps.
Al Jazirah Al Hamra
Pearls have played an integral part in human life since prehistoric times, and countless examples have been unearthed at Neolithic sites in the UAE. The only historic pearl town in the Gulf region is Al Jazirah Al Hamra as the others were wiped out when oil was discovered. Al Jazirah Al Hamra is an Arabic expression meaning "Red Island". In Al Jazirah Al Hamra there is a fortress with watchtowers, a mosque, a souk and a variety of courtyard houses of different designs.
Explore the deep tunnels and waters of the Wadi, the region's natural pools, on an adventurous journey. The Hajar Mountains surround Wadi Shawka in Ras Al Khaimah and the valley features rocky terrain, agriculture, water ponds, animals and plenty of parking and camp sites. Wadi Shawka, meaning 'strong valley', is a beautiful place of natural beauty with mysteries dating back seven millennia. Wadi Shawka is an ideal place for family picnics and outdoor gatherings. Swim back over it, or turn around and walk up a small incline to avoid it.
Eating and drinking in Ras Al Khaimah
It's impossible to pick a place to eat in Ras Al Khaimah with so many options and cuisines to choose from. We've managed to narrow it down to a few options that we think you'll like.
The best restaurants
CASA ZAITOUNA is located on the seafront of, is the ideal place for authentic Lebanese and Levantine cuisine as well as a wonderful sunset spot with premium mezze for evening island relaxation and light refreshments.BONUS, located inMövenpick Resort Ilha Al Marjan, offers unassuming bistro fare and a well-stocked bar in a lively setting with live music, sports and more.
best living rooms
AL MAJLIS,Al Majlis is an Arabic style tea room overlooking the majestic lobby with high ceilings and an exceptionally royal ambience. Savory snacks, cakes, freshly brewed coffee and afternoon tea are available throughout the day.CAFÉ NOT LOBBY MOCHA, The Mövenpick Resort Al Marjan Island Moca Lobby Cafe offers delicious, freshly baked pastries, waffles and lounge dining to complement your beverage of choice.
Dinner with a view
AL LIWAN is located in, offers all-day international fare in a relaxed and fun atmosphere, as well as al fresco dining overlooking the sea.
SEA TURTLE,, Turtle Beach is the ideal place to enjoy light snacks and specialty beverages while sunbathing and enjoying the ocean breeze.STRANDHAUSThe Mövenpick Resort Al Marjan Island Beach House combines fried and fresh ingredients into hearty and healthy dishes.
in the pool
AL FORNO is located next to the pool in, offers delicious baked Mediterranean dishes, pizzas and paninis to tempt your senses.