IN PHOTOS: This Dreamlike Resort Is Quite Possibly One Of The UAE’s Most Beautiful


Dubai is FULL of luxurious, sprawling beach-front resorts.

And sure, a stay in any of these will leave you relaxed and rejuvenated, but what about when you really want to escape?

Escape the city, escape the hustle and bustle of resort-life, escape huge imposing hotels and endless corridors…

A property in Ras Al Khaimah recently got a complete makeover

If you ever visited the Banyan Tree resort in RAK, you’ll already know the stunning location.

Towards the end of last year The Ritz Carlton Ras Al Khaimah, Al Wadi Desert took over the resort, which sits within a protected nature reserve, and gave it a revamp. Five star resorts are ten to the dozen but the Ritz has a special quality, and what they’ve done is almost magical.

Easily up there with the more stunning hotels in the UAE, here’s what you need to know:

The secluded resort has touches of luxury at every corner

The spacious private villas are made for the ultimate getaway

Elegant Arabic-inspired decor and a tented canopy complete each villa

With a huge separate dressing room and bathroom

The Bedouin-style is so beautiful

And comes complete with sun loungers and bean bags you’ll never want to leave

The sunset will feel like your own

You’ll notice the five star quality throughout the entire resort

Take breakfast in the main dining room or have it privately

The villas feel like home for the duration of your stay

Opportunities to explore the desert during the day or star-gazing by night

By foot, by bike or on horse-back

It sites on a protected area spanning 1,235 acres and is home to many horses, camels, Arabian Onyx and more

You’ll fall in love with the desert all over again…

How much will it cost? price are showing room rates per night will start at around AED3,500.

More details about the resort here


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