10 Best Spots for A Staycation In Ras Al Khaimah, UAE - Updated 2022

staycation in ras al khaimah

The United Arab Emirates or UAE is known for many things - from luxurious hotels, great food, and even famous buildings - it’s the perfect place for a staycation. If you are looking to have the best one in the UAE, then make sure to plan it in Ras al Khaimah. As soon as you check in to your staycation hotel start planning what to see in and around the area. It has so much to offer, from the best things to see to the top things to do, you’re sure to have a great time here. You can stop by Mohammed bin Salem Mosque, one of the largest and traditional mosques. To gain insights into the history of the Emirates through artifacts and archaeological displays, find your way to the National Museum of Ras Al Khaimah. For family fun, visit Ice Land Water Park that features water slides and a wave pool, and Saqr Park that boasts lush greenery and several playgrounds. Now, you also need to know is where to stay. Here is your guide to the best spots for a staycation in Ras al Khaimah, UAE.

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1. Waldorf Astoria Ras Al Khaimah (from USD 250)

Welcome to this stunning hotel that is located right in front of the beach. With gorgeous views, this place is surely one of the best staycation deals you’ll find. You can choose whether to stay in a room that boasts the view of the garden, the beach or the golf course. Enjoy a rain shower or a rejuvenating bath inside the bathtub in the modern bathroom. You can also indulge in a good time on the private beach and a luxurious spa treatment.

Waldorf Astoria Ras Al Khaimah

Wifi Available

Address: Vienna Street
Accommodates: 5

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-hour front desk Tennis court Sauna

2. Rixos Bab Al Bahr (from USD 217)

You will feel joyful all the time when staying at this stunning resort as it boasts an unlimited stock of entertainment as well as food and beverages. The staycation spot features 14 dining options. You can also find an outdoor pool and a fitness center, among others. As for your room, it is equipped with a flat-screen TV, a minibar and an electric kettle. Regarding the situation, you will love it as it nestles on Al Marjan Island, which is artificially made and known for its pristine beaches.

Rixos Bab Al Bahr - Ultra All Inclusive

Wifi Available

Address: Marjan Island
Accommodates: 6

Parking Restaurant Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-hour front desk Tennis court Sauna Fitness centre

3. Al Hamra Village

Featuring modern suites and guest rooms, Al Hamra Village is another staycation spot that you need to truly consider. You can enjoy wooden furnishings that decorate your spacious room that is equipped with a satellite TV and a minibar, among others. As for the shared facilities, indulge in a massage treatment in the massage room or take a dip in the swimming pool. This is a self-sufficient area that can offer the true feel of a vacation while staying within your city limits.

4. The Cove Rotana Resort (from USD 81)

What a wonderful stay you will experience at this contemporary resort that presents the scenic vistas of the Arabian Gulf. Featuring a private beach, four bars, and two restaurants, the resort is known for its rooms that are beautifully decorated with Arabic design. Inside your room, you can entertain yourself by turning on the flat-screen TV or relax in the seating area. For the best experience, choose a room that comes with a private terrace or balcony. When you are not in your room, take a look around the hotel and you will find a state-of-the-art gym that invites you to participate in the fitness classes.

The Cove Rotana Resort - Ras Al Khaimah

Wifi Available

Address: Sheikh Mohammed Bin Salim Road, Al Dhaith South
Accommodates: 6

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities 24-hour front desk Sauna Fitness centre Garden

5. Citymax Hotel Ras Al Khaimah (from USD 40)

Set in the Al Nakheel area by the creek, this three3-star hotel offers high-quality services along with modern facilities and amenities. Your room is equipped with a private bathroom, a TV to keep you company and a fridge, among others. You can also enjoy plenty of natural sunlight that penetrates through the large windows. Feel free to burn some calories in the fully equipped fitness center. Or, if you feel the need to relax, burn out all the fatigue in the swimming pool.

Citymax Hotel Ras Al Khaimah

Wifi Available

Address: Bin Daher Street, Ras Al Khaimah
Accommodates: 10

Parking Restaurant Room service Bar 24-hour front desk Fitness centre Non-smoking rooms Airport shuttle

6. The Ritz-Carlton Ras Al Khaimah, Al Wadi Desert

If you are looking for a rather unique staycation in an isolated area, then you should try staying at this luxury hotel. Set within a protected nature reserve, the staycation spot boasts tranquil villas with superb views of the desert that will be your oasis for as long as you stay. Enjoy modern facilities such as an award-winning hydrotherapy spa, a fitness club, and two restaurants. You will love your villa as it is equipped with all the comfort you need, from a deck to a private pool and a posh bathroom to a cozy seating area, all are available.

The Ritz-Carlton Ras Al Khaimah, Al Wadi Desert

Address: PO Box 35288, Wadi Khadeja

7. DoubleTree by Hilton Resort & Spa Marjan Island (from USD 141)

Sitting elegantly on Marjan Island, the staycation spot features a private white sandy beach and villas that come with furnished balconies for the utmost relaxation. Enjoy your coffee or tea during the day and sip on your favorite wine in the evening while admiring the vistas of the Arabian sea. Facilities that can be found scattered throughout the resort include a rooftop bar, an outdoor playground, seven temperature-controlled swimming pools and a fitness center.

DoubleTree by Hilton Resort & Spa Marjan Island

Wifi Available

Address: Marjan Island
Accommodates: 6

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities 24-hour front desk Tennis court Sauna Fitness centre

8. Jannah Resort & Villas Ras Al Khaimah (from USD 95)

What do you think of soaking in an outdoor swimming pool, taking a walk around an idyllic garden and swimming on a private beach? All of these splendid experiences can be enjoyed when you book a room at Jannah Resort & Villas Ras Al Khaimah. Depending on the room type, selected rooms offer a kitchen with a dishwasher, a microwave, and a fridge. To start your morning, indulge in a continental or halal breakfast served at the on-site restaurant.

Jannah Hotel Apartments & Villas

Wifi Available

Address: Mina Al Arab Road
Accommodates: 8

Parking Restaurant Pets allowed Room service 24-hour front desk Tennis court Garden Terrace

9. Mangrove Hotel (from USD 67)

Featuring modern suites and rooms, Mangrove Hotel is located by the creek of Ras al Khaimah. There is a TV that comes with satellite channels to keep you company before sleep. The bathroom lets you have a fresh morning before you do anything else. From the restaurant, you can enjoy the view of the creek while savoring delicious dishes.

Mangrove Hotel

Address: P.O Box 2035

10. Hilton Ras Al Khaimah Resort & Spa (from USD 110)

This RAK staycation deal is one you’ll find lingering on the northern tip of Arabian Peninsula, Hilton Ras Al Khaimah Resort & Spa completes the list of the best staycation spots in the Emirates. With features such as eleven restaurants, a beach bar, and a pool bar, there will always be something delicious to eat and drink. Stay comfortably in a room that features floor-to-ceiling windows, luxury bedding, and a flat-screen TV among others.

Hilton Ras Al Khaimah Beach Resort

Address: Al Maareedh Street

Designated smoking area Barber/beauty shop Smoke alarms Massage Snack bar Property is cleaned by professional cleaning companies Packed lunches Movie nights

Don't think twice, start planning your staycation now

There are still many other attractions that are worth exploring in Ras al Khaimah other than the ones mentioned above. That is why there is no need for you to think twice. Plan the best staycation in Ras al Khaimah now - book your favorite accommodation from the ones recommended above.

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