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Waldorf Astoria Ras Al Khaimah
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Why book...
  • Luxury hotel on a 350 metre-long private white beach by the Arabian Sea in Ras Al Khaimah
  • Adult-only pool, family pool, ten restaurants and lounges, kids' club, spa, 18-hole golf course, water sports, floodlit tennis courts, and gym
  • Complimentary twice-weekly shuttle bus to Dubai Mall and access to: hot air balloon rides, Jebel Jais Ice Rink, cruising in the Fjords of Musandam, mountain hiking and zip-lining in Jebel Jais Mountains, and go-karting at Rak Track
Overview Facilities Destination

With a white swathe of sands and the azure Arabian Sea as its closest neighbours, Waldorf Astoria Ras Al Khaimah is a real gem in Ras Al Khaimah's crown. This opulent hotel showcases elegant guest accommodation, a stylish lounge and restaurant scene, abundant facilities, and attentive service to create the perfect setting for your Arabian holiday.

Looking to relax? You're in luck, there’s an adult-only pool for swimming and sunbathing and a spa for indulgent treatments. Feeling active? Partner up for a game of tennis, aim for a hole-in-one at the 18-hole golf course, or explore under water on a scuba dive. Something for the kids? There is a fun-packed kids club with outdoor play area and also a kids' pool on site.

The elegant and serene guest rooms and suites combine a neutral decor with a plethora of welcome touches. Keep cool with the air-conditioning, watch a film on the 42-inch plasma HDTV, or choose a cold drink from the minibar. Step out onto your balcony and take in the colourful local sunsets.

Tempt your taste buds at the on-site eateries and lounges. Dine indoors or alfresco in the main restaurant, tuck into light bites poolside, or take your seat in the three gourmet eateries for Japanese, Middle-Eastern, and USA steakhouse fare. The lounges allow you to sample authentic shisha, traditional high tea, or a fresh urban ambiance and late-night dancing to the DJ.

Choose Waldorf Astoria Ras Al Khaimah for your holiday in Ras Al Khaimah.

Property facilities

The plentiful facilities at Waldorf Astoria Ras Al Khaimah include: two temperature-controlled swimming pools including an adult-only pool with day beds and swim-up bar and family pool with toddlers area and 24 luxury cabanas; 350 metre-long stretch of private beach, ten restaurants and lounges, indoor and outdoor kids' club, babysitting services, 18-hole golf course, water sports, floodlit tennis courts, and gym.

You can also enjoy: a spa with floatation bed, VIP couple's treatment room, and signature herbal sauna, sightseeing tours, ladies hair salon, business centre, boutique stores, private limousine, helicopter pad, personal concierge service, and 24-hour laundry, valet, and room service.

Food, drink & entertainment

Qasr Al Bahar is the place for an indoor-outdoor breakfast and dinner complemented by sea views, live cooking, and juice and smoothie stations. Lexington Grill serves USA steakhouse fare including grills, steaks, and seafood. Take your seat in UMI for Japanese-style Teppanyaki and sushi while Middle Eastern home-style dishes are on the menu at Marjan.

Refreshing cocktails, juices, salads, and sandwiches are served poolside in Azzure. Relax with speciality coffees and cakes in Peacock Alley or visit Camelia Lounge for the traditional Waldorf Astoria high tea. Le Diwan is an authentic shisha lounge where you can try a variety of shisha, mezzeh, Arabic juices, and hot drinks.

The iconic Siddharta Lounge by Buddha-Bar Ras al Khaimah combines a fresh urban ambiance with 360-degree Arabian Sea views, Coastal Mediterranean and Asia cuisine, and music from the resident DJ for a chilled-out vibe.

Sport, games & activities

No need to worry about maintaining your fitness regime; the gym is kitted out with all the latest equipment and there are two outdoor swimming pools where you can do a few laps. Why not relax in the sauna, enjoy a full-body massage at the Health Club and Spa, or immerse yourself in full moon yoga?

Partner up for a game of tennis, explore underwater delights on a scuba diving trip, or take the complimentary shuttle bus to Dubai Mall on Friday or Sunday to indulge in retail therapy. There are also fun times and activities for younger guests at Pearl Kids' Club and outside play area. Golf fans have access to the 18-hole championship golf course.

Make use of the personal concierge service to experience sightseeing tours, mountain or desert safaris, dune buggies, helicopter and seaplane tours, hot air balloon rides, or a visit to Jebel Jais Ice Rink or the fun-packed water park. You can also spend the day cruising the Fjords of Musandam, camel racing, mountain hiking and zip-lining in Jebel Jais Mountains, and go-karting at Rak Track.

Room facilities

There are 346 guest rooms and suites at Waldorf Astoria Ras Al Khaimah across 14 categories; ranging from King Classic Rooms through to the Imperial and Tower Suites. King Classic Rooms offer a marble bathroom with soaking tub and separate rain shower, king-size bed, seating area with sofa and an arm chair with ottoman, air-conditioning, pillow menu, personal concierge service, mini fridge/minibar, hairdryer, MP3 player, 42-inch plasma HDTV with global satellite channels, DVD/CD player, telephone with voicemail and speaker, alarm radio, bathrobe and slippers, electronic safe, tea/coffee making facilities, and Wi-Fi and high-speed Internet access.

Ras Al-Khaimah sits on the shores of the Arabian Gulf in the United Arab Emirates; just a short distance from the busy metropolis of Dubai. The area boasts a rich history that dates back over 7,000 years with countless ancient sites to explore; equally-matched by a backdrop of magnificent mountain landscapes and rich terracotta desert plains. Add into the mix 64-kilometres of white sandy beaches, luxury hotels, and year-round sunshine and it’s easy to see why this place is a favourite.

Adventure-seekers can look forward to: zip-lining and hiking on the famous Jebel Jais Mountain, jet-skiing across the Arabian Sea, exploring the dunes by camel or four-wheel drive, or trying go-karting and mountain biking. History buffs get to explore the 16th-century Dhayah Fort, the 18th-century Mohammad Bin Salim Mosque, and the National Museum of Ras Al-Khaimah. Keen shoppers can roam the traditional souqs and markets or the five malls packed with international brands.

Ras Al Khaimah facts
Flight time:
7 hours
Time difference:
4 hours
Currency:
United Arab Emirates dirham
Flying from: Birmingham, Gatwick, Glasgow, Heathrow, Manchester, Newcastle
Best time to go

The best time to travel to Ras Al-Khaimah is from late October to mid-April. During these months the weather is pleasantly warm and hovers between 20 to 28°C, while during the summer months the average temperature can range between 35 to 45°C.

Things to do

Hike up to the 16th-century Dhayah Fort for spectacular mountain and sea vistas. Drive the 20km-long road up Jebel Jais Mountain to the View Deck Park for stunning sunsets; while adrenaline fans can experience the Jebel Jais Flight zipline and Jais Sky Tour zipline adventure. Visit the capital's National Museum of Ras Al Khaimah in a centuries-old fort for an insight into the area's history or stroll through the abandoned village of Jazirat al-Hamra. Take a road trip into the Hajar Mountains with their barren mountain landscapes or explore Shimla with its Husn al-Shimal Fort, pre-Islamic tombs, and ancient settlement. Indulge in retail therapy at Manar Mall, Al Naeem City Center, RAK Mall, Al Naeem Mall, and Al Hamra Mall or go more traditional at Old RAK Souq and Kuwaiti Souq. Discover the abundant wildlife at RAK Zoo or ride racing karts around the thrilling RAK track.

Food & drink

Ras Al-Khaimah's seafaring past means its cuisine draws inspiration from around the globe including India, Egypt, Iran, and Turkey. Start the day with Balaleet or Chebab; feast on Samak Mahammar, Al Machboos, or Biryani at lunch and dinner; with Mahalabia, Luqaimat, and Knafeh for dessert. Treat yourself to a cup of Qahwah coffee and a slice of honey cake. Casual fare in cafes and takeaway stalls includes Manakish, Falafel, and Shawarma served in lavash or pitas.

In the evening

Join the locals for a sunset stroll along the Al Qawasim Corniche overlooking the creek and Sheikh Zayed Mosque. Ras Al-Khaimah has many pubs and bars; ranging from sports bars and trendy cocktails bars to cosy lounge bars where you can socialise with friends, relax, and enjoy the atmosphere. Visit one of the authentic Arabic cafes to sample local cuisine, coffee, and sheesha. Please bear in mind that alcohol consumption is allowed only in bars and on other designated premises and that drinking on the street or in other public places is strictly prohibited.

Health & entry requirements

It is your responsibility to ensure you have the correct travel insurance and vaccinations and / or special medication for your destination. Please consult your GP for advice at least one month ahead of travel. It is essential that you meet the visa and passport requirements for your chosen destination. Visit the Foreign & Commonwealth Office (http://www.fco.gov.uk) website for up to date entry requirements listed by country.

It is your responsibility to ensure you have the correct travel insurance and vaccinations and/or special medication for your destination. Please consult your GP for advice at least one month ahead of travel. It is essential that you meet the visa and passport requirements for your chosen destination. Visit the Foreign & Commonwealth Office (http://www.fco.gov.uk) website for up to date entry requirements listed by country.

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Hotel features
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Kids Club
  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre
  • Water Sports
  • Beach Location
  • Private Beach
  • Internet Access
  • Golf Course
  • Tennis
  • Scuba Diving
  • Evening Entertainment
  • Free Shuttle Bus
  • Shopping
  • Wi-Fi
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