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The world's longest zipline in Ras Al Khaimah, UAE.

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Ultimate Ras Al Khaimah guide to Eid getaway

 

RAS AL KHAIMAH – Whether you fancy a simple staycation, adrenaline fuelled break, or rich historic experiences, Ras Al Khaimah is your go-to destination for a luxurious getaway this Eid Al Fitr.

From its breathtaking coastline and magnificent mountain landscapes to its heritage-rich Suwaidi Pearls farm and adventure attraction Jebel Jais Flight: The World’s Longest Zipline, Ras Al Khaimah has something for everyone to explore and discover.

“Visitors can embark on our world-class adventures, indulge in luxurious pampering, or simply sit back and relax on a poolside family fun. Majestic mountains, pristine coastline, terracotta deserts, green oases – are some of the sensory joys that are found in Ras Al Khaimah,” said Haitham Matter, CEO of Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority.

Here are six things to check out:

Puro Café and Terrace

Relish sumptuous Italian delights including appetizers, salads, pastas and desserts at Puro Café and Terrace located at Al Marjan Island whilst you gaze across views of the Arabian Gulf, starting from Dh95. Telephone: 0564184332 Email: info@puro.ae.

Jebel Jais Flight

Adventure and thrill seekers can save 50 per cent on Jebel Jais Flight: The World’s Longest Zipline. At an incredible 2.83km long, and spanning the chasm of Jebel Jais, at over 1,680 metres above sea level, it is truly a bucket list experience and an adventure of a lifetime. Book online at www.jebeljais.ae to save 50 per cent on Jebel Jais Flight. Children enjoy free entry.

Suwaidi Pearls Farm

For a peek into the incredible era of pearling, an excursion at Suwaidi Pearls, a one-of-a-kind pearl farm in Ras Al Khaimah is a must visit. An absolute visual delight, the cultured pearl farm is situated at the foot of the expansive Al Hajar mountain range in the northern town of Al Rams. During Eid, visitors can save 25 percent on the tour package which is valid for two weeks. Telephone: +971 7 2211124 Website: www.suwaidi-pearls.com.

Ritz-Carlton Ras Al Khaimah Al Wadi Desert Resort

The Ritz-Carlton RAK, Al Wadi Desert Pool

Celebrate Eid Al Fitr with your family and friends in the enchanting resort inspired by Bedouin culture in a luxury private pool villa, inclusive of a delicious breakfast buffet, sumptuous Eid Lunch, Rainforest Experience and Falcon show. A perfect desert escape for those looking for a luxurious and relaxing staycation. For those looking for an authentic Arabian experience, the beautiful Al Wadi Nature Reserve within Wadi Khadeja is a 1,235-acre protected area home to a huge array of local wildlife.

Citymax Hotel Ras Al Khaimah

Located centrally at Al Nakheel area by the creek, the hotel is also a stone’s throw away from the souks and historical sites of the Emirates’ old city, as well as Jebel Jais. Relish a delectable Eid dinner buffet for Dh69 daily and discover traditional Indian fare with the Desi Brunch every Friday at Claypot restaurant. For sun, sand and shopping, enjoy free shuttle bus service to the beach and Al Hamra Beach.

The Cove Rotana Resort

The Cove Rotana Resort RAK Villas on the Lagoon

The Cove Rotana Resort is where traditional charm embraces the uniqueness of the Arabian culture. The spectacular resort is located on an idyllic water inlet on the Ras Al Khaimah beachfront overlooking the Arabian Gulf with 600m of pristine beach. Book your ultra all-inclusive stay package for the whole family at The Village with rates starting from only Dh747 per night.

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