The Ritz-Carlton Ras Al Khaimah, Al Wadi Desert officially launches

Marking the brand's entry into the Northern Emirate, the hotel joins three other Ritz-Carlton properties operating in the UAE

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

Following the management agreement signed in late 2016 with RAK National Hotels (RAKNH), a subsidiary of RAK Hospitality Holding (RAKHH), and The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, L.L.C., The Ritz-Carlton Ras Al Khaimah, Al Wadi Desert has been officially flagged.

CEO of RAKHH and member of the board of RAKHH and RAKNH Yannis Anagnostakis commented: “The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company is globally known for its timeless luxury and presence in the best and most strategic locations in the world.  We are thrilled to welcome this leading luxury brand to Ras Al Khaimah and we look forward to seeing it contribute to implementing the vision of the Emirate, bringing new standards for hospitality and best in class services to visitors of the region.”

Commenting on the transformation of the resort, The Ritz-Carlton Ras Al Khaimah, Al Wadi Desert general manager Amit Arora said: “We have worked over the past months to create a world-class team of committed ladies and gentlemen to provide the highest quality of Arabian hospitality in Ras Al Khaimah”.

The property is located on a 500-hectare wildlife nature reserve, and features 101 renovated luxury villas with private pools. The Ritz-Carlton Ras Al Khaimah, Al Wadi Desert offers guests and visitors several dining options including the Farmhouse, which offers a menu inspired by local produce, allowing guests to choose from a range of wild meats and freshly farmed home grown vegetables, in an open space setting overlooking the desert oasis; Kaheela, which hosts all-day dining serving both international and Levantine cuisine with buffet and a la carte options; or Lobby Lounge, serving snacks with hot and cold beverages throughout the day along with a signature afternoon tea.

The opening of The Ritz-Carlton Ras Al Khaimah, Al Wadi Desert will shortly be followed by the official launch of The Ritz-Carlton Ras Al Khaimah, Al Hamra Beach in December.

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