Situated between the beautiful Hajar mountain ranges and the Arabian Gulf, Ras Al Khaimah lies right within the northernmost area of the UAE. This is why its name also means ‘top of the tent’. The area is bestowed with a stunningly diverse landscape that consists of miles of shimmering golden sandy beaches and silver coastlines on the west and with breathtaking lush desert plains which are held by the Hajar mountains on the east. But it’s not all sand and sea as there is a green belt as well on its South. If you are planning a trip to the area then there are Ras Al Khaimah hotels where you can relax after your daily activities and they will take care of all your needs there.
Now that the plans are made, let’s make a list of what you can do while in this region:
Enjoy true peace in the beaches
The beautiful white sandy beaches of Ras Al Khaimah is where you will be able to relax and take in the magical panorama around you. You will be able to take part in activities like diving, snorkeling which are believed to best experienced in this place.
Enjoy Dune bashing in Bassata Desert Village
Being in a desert city and not going for dune bashing in the surrounding area will be a loss. So bring out the child in you and in the midst of the stunning landscape that is the natural reserve, experience the Arabian desert where you will be able to get a unique insight into the traditional Arabian desert life. If you lean towards the adventurous side then apart from dune bashing you will be able to enjoy camel riding and sand skiing. If you want to experience something more traditional then you can also take in henna designing, belly dancing, tanorah dancing- all along with a beautiful BBQ dinner.
Enjoy a Romantic Dinner in the Bedouin Oasis Desert Camp
If you would love some peace from the everyday humdrum of life then you are in the right place. At the Bedouin Oasis Desert Camp, you will be able to enjoy dinner lit by candles and lanterns. This is truly one of a kind authentic desert experience which was introduced to reflect the lifestyle of the nomadic tribes. You will also be able to take part in smoking shisha, enjoy a campfire, have a BBQ dinner and most memorable of all- sleep under the stars.
Enjoy a Falcon Show in Banyan Tree Al Wadi
Raising falcons is a very unique tradition that is famous in the UAE and now you will be able to take part in this 2,000-year-old tradition. Here you will be able to see some of the most diverse and interactive range of falcons and you will be able to learn to hunt using these falcons. You will be able to at least see kestrels, eagles, owls, Hawks and more in the UAE’s first desert spa resort- the Banyan Tree Al Wadi.
Ras Al Khaimah is a cultural blend of the past and present which is also mixed in with its natural treasures. So come in here to experience the vacation of a lifetime.