Relax in style and escape to an island-inspired retreat at The Ritz-Carlton Ras Al Khaimah, Al Hamra Beach

Sponsored: The island-themed resort at The Ritz-Carlton Ras Al Khaimah, Al Hamra Beach is remote enough to feel like a private island escape even though it is only just under an hour from Dubai and two hours from Abu Dhabi

The resort boasts just 32 villas, so you can either relax in the solitude of your own private pool or visit the resort pool, which overlooks an expansive stretch of pure white sandy beach. There are several options available to stay cool, from the floating cuisine experiences and sunset dining to simply cooling off in the glistening Arabian Sea.

Between Monday and Wednesday, during the summer, stay like a royal and spend the day in a luxurious villa. Enjoy a day of relaxation with a private pool, cabanas that provide shade, and access to the resort’s expansive private beach. From 9am-5pm, starting at AED1,500 and includes an AED500 food and beverage credit.

For a memorable beach day, the resort’s namesake restaurant Shore House offers an AED100 credit when you reserve a private sunbed with views of the Arabian Gulf. Shore House overlooks the captivating Ras Al Khaimah coastline and offers island-inspired cuisine with a refined twist. Experience seasonal favourites on the weekends such as moules poulette (AED95 per person) and local seafood paella (AED320 per couple). In villa dining options start from AED99 per person where guests can choose from a range of combos such as Mexican Fiesta, Middle Eastern delicacies and much more, with options to have it served to you in your pool.

The Ritz-Carlton Ras Al Khaimah, Al Hamra Beach is remote enough to evoke the feeling of a private island hideaway while still being accessible for day trips. A spa day and dinner experience at The Ritz-Carlton Spa are perfect for travellers treating their loved ones to well-deserved rest and relaxation. You can book any 90-minute treatment for yourself and a friend or family member, and each receive a 50% discount on the cost of your post-treatment meals. Open daily from 11am-8pm.

In-house visitors can partake in a variety of private island-inspired activities, such as opulent breakfast picnics and upscale BBQ events in a remote location. Besides, in the luxury of your own private pool, breakfast is served on a floating tray with international foods and specialties.

From AED 2,300++, including a night stay in an Al Bahar Tented Beach Pool Villa, with cabana garden and breakfast. Stay at The Ritz-Carlton Ras Al Khaimah, Al Hamra Beach for a minimum of three nights to enjoy 20% saving on the rates. Call +9717 206 7777 and visit the website or Instagram