Ras Al Khaimah
From mountains, deserts and ancient cultural sites to beaches, mangroves, water sports and more, Ras Al Khaimah is a truly unforgettable Arabian experience.
Ras Al Khaimah — means the “top of the tent” and is situated in the northernmost part of the UAE. It borders the Sultanate of Oman in the North and the emirates of Umm Al Quwain and Fujairah in the South and East. In land area, Ras Al Khaimah is the fourth largest Emirate area.
With its varied landscapes, Ras Al Khaimah is an interesting and attractive area to visit. The waters of the Arabian Gulf and 64 km of sandy coastline form a natural border in the West. The Eastern part has a spectacular mountain range called the Ru’us Al Jibal, which is part of the Hajar Mountains, starting in the Musandam Peninsula and running as far south as Sur in Oman. Formed more than 70 million years ago, the mountain range incorporates Jebel Jais, which at 1,930m is not only the highest peak in Ras Al Khaimah but in the entire UAE.
The Emirate is also famous for its palm gardens and fertile grounds, which have provided food and shelter in the region for many centuries. The red sands of the desert cover the rest of the Emirate.
As a leisure destination, Ras Al Khaimah provides visitors with a choice of exciting activities and places of interest from water sports, desert experiences, and golf to historical sites and cultural attractions. Whether you’re looking for complete relaxation or an adrenaline rush.