Return to nature at The Ritz-Carlton Ras Al Khaimah, Al Wadi Desert

Sponsored: Escape the heat and relax at a private pool villa at The Ritz-Carlton Ras Al Khaimah, Al Wadi Desert

At The Ritz-Carlton Ras Al Khaimah, Al Wadi Desert, a wide range of excursions, pursuits, and experiences are on the horizon. Explore multiple reasons to choose this resort, tucked away within the 500-hectare desert conservation area.

The all-villa resort presents a modern take on traditional Bedouin design and boasts a wide range of amenities, including signature in-villa dining, transformative spa and wellness experiences, an unrivaled selection of adventure activities, wildlife encounters, and an on-site equestrian centre.

Start your day off right by getting up early to take advantage of the milder temperatures, and connect with nature while riding your trusty steed through the Desert Conservation Reserve. After, head to The Paddock Café for a lavish breakfast with dishes inspired by the sixteen horses and ponies residing in the stables, such as nutella hazelnut cruffin, exotic babar jar and apple crostata.

Additionally, the award-winning Farmhouse restaurant specializes in wild meats, homegrown vegetables, fresh ingredients from local farmers, organic produce from the chef’s garden, and meats enhanced from the resort’s on-site smokehouse.

Nothing compares to taking in a beautiful, serene moment of calm while gazing up at the sky, far from the bustling city lights. A specialized astronomy expert is available upon request to lead you through a private lesson in which you can learn about the solar system, stars, constellations, discernible planets and galaxies.

The resort also presents a renowned spa destination, which combines European hydrothermal culture with traditional Middle Eastern bathing traditions. The Rainforest Experience is a unique concept that has 16 distinct stations that each take you one step closer to relaxation – a restorative haven in the middle of the desert. The Rainforest is also available for exclusive rental for single people and married couples, providing the chance to unwind and can be combined with a luxurious spa and wellness treatment at the Ritz-Carlton Spa.

From AED 1,700++ for a night stay in Al Rimal villa with private pool, breakfast and complimentary bird and owl show. Stay for a minimum of three nights to enjoy additional benefits of 20% saving on the rates. Call +9717 206 7777 and visit the website or Instagram