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Desert Hotel - United Arab Emirates

Al Wadi Desert, A Ritz-Carlton Hotel


  • Enjoy the beauty and silence of the desert

  • The Activity Center offers guided tours and unforgettable experiences in the desert

  • All villas have their own pool

  • Personal and attentive service in an exclusive ambience

  • Perfect combination with The Ritz Carlton Al Hamra Beach


Harmoniously integrated into the landscape, the exclusive Al Wadi Desert, A Ritz Carlton Hotel is located in the impressive desert of Wadi Khadeja. The approximately 100-hectare oasis of tranquility offers several hidden points of observation to watch the many wild animals at the water holes or to simply enjoy the first-class service and the beauty of nature. The luxury hotel is perfect for a combination with the associated The Ritz Carlton Al Hamra Beach hotel directly on the beach.



  1. United Arab Emirates
  2. Ras Al Khaimah

Set amidst the picturesque desert landscape but only about 20 minutes from Ras Al Khaimah, the luxurious resort which now belongs to the renowned Ritz-Carlton hotel chain is waiting for you. Enjoy the beauty of the landscape here and marvel at the many wild animals and the abundance of bird species. The exclusive hotel is perfectly integrated into the beautiful surroundings of the surrounding nature reserve and guarantees unforgettable vacation experiences.

The Dubai International Airport is about 75 kilometers away. Pro tip: Pair your stay here with a stay at The Ritz Carlton Al Hamra Beach.

The Al Wadi Desert, A Ritz Carlton Hotel prioritizes your well-being and invites you to romantic dinners under the stars. Three restaurants and two bars offer culinary delights. International fish and meat dishes are served in the Farmhouse restaurant, while the Moorish offers delicious tapas and Spanish-Moroccan cuisine. Additionally, an all-day dining restaurant, Kaheela, is available.

Those who would like to dine in a romantic atmosphere can book a dinner at The Tower, a location in the style of an Arabian watchtower. From here, you can admire the starry night sky. Picnics on the dunes or "Dining in the Dunes" experiences can also be organized.

All children from the age of four are welcome in the hotel's own Kids club, which provides play and variety for the younger guests. The Activity Center organizes guided tours, archery, falconry, horse and camel riding, and bicycle tours.

The Al Wadi Desert, A Ritz-Carlton Hotel offers a total of 101 villas, all of which have their own pool and are decorated in Asian styles. The sun deck invites you to relax with a fantastic view of the resort or the desert. All the villas are spacious, elegant, luxuriously furnished and equipped with an LCD TV, DVD, complimentary Wi-Fi access, telephone, safe, air conditioning, a bathroom with separate rain shower and bathtub, hairdryer, minibar, complimentary water and tea and coffee maker. In addition, all villas have their own bicycles.

Al Rimal Pool Villa - approx. 158 m² (incl. sun deck, garden and pool area). Built of desert sandstone, in Arabian style, with combined living and sleeping areas and a walk-in closet. Accommodates a maximum of 2 adults and 2 children up to 11 years or 3 adults. We recommend the maximum occupancy of 2 adults as extra beds are not available.

Al Khaimahl Tented Pool Villa - approx. 253 m² (incl. outdoor area and garden). Built in the style of a tent, decorated with Arabic handicrafts and a large outdoor area. For a maximum of 2 adults and two children up to 11 years or 3 adults.

Al Sahari Tented Pool Villa - approx. 253 m² (incl. outdoor area and garden). Like an Al Khaimah Tented Pool Villa, but more secluded between sand dunes and with more privacy. For a maximum of 2 adults and two children up to 11 years or 3 adults.

Covering some 3,000 square meters, the spa area offers ten treatment rooms for beauty treatments and massages. Additional offerings include a hammam, a vitality pool, ice grotto, experience showers, and Asian-inspired hydrotherapy. The hotel's own beach club (currently closed for renovation) at The Ritz Carlton Al Hamra Beach Beach, with a restaurant, bar, and pool, is accessed by the complimentary hotel shuttle.

Maintain your strength and fitness in the gym. Golfers can use the 18-hole golf course adjacent to The Ritz Carlton Al Hamra Beach and receive discounted green fees. This is about a 25-minute drive from the Al Wadi Desert Hotel.

For more information on flora and fauna, archery, camel or horse riding, bicycle tours, or guided tours and experiences, the Activity Center staff is available to assist you.

Closest city: Ras Al Khaimah (approx. 20 minutes)

Closest airport: Dubai International Airport

Number of rooms: 101


  • 5 nights including breakfast in an Al Rimal Pool Villa

Not included

  • International flights
  • Roundtrip transfers (upon request)
  • Meals and drinks not mentioned
  • Personal expenses, such as minibar and tips
  • Insurance


Please note that the summer months, which are less busy, are usually used for maintenance and renovation work. For more information, please contact your travel consultant.

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