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Al Wadi Desert, Ras Al Khaimah, A Ritz-Carlton Partner Hotel

RitzCarlton.comUSD 709*
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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
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Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We spent the last weekend in Sahari Pool Villa with private pool ! everything look great in the villa, the privacy and the view and the pool! they couldn't let us complain about a thing as we like to complain in general LOL. the room was very well organized, all rooms have full view to the pool and the desert!...

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Paris, France
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had read a few reviews about this place about it being slightly run down and not up to Ritz standards but stayed here for a night and absolutely loved the place. We got a tented villa which is absolutely gorgeous. I understand some mention that it wasnt clean but when you see how much sand gets all over the place...

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AlWadiDesert, General Manager at Al Wadi Desert, Ras Al Khaimah, A Ritz-Carlton Partner Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Mike K, Thank you for sharing your experience on Trip Advisor. We are delighted to hear that your stay at Al Wadi Desert has met your expectations, and that you enjoyed our nature reserve, our restaurants and your villa. Thank you for your compliments and feedback. Our Ladies and Gentlemen hope to welcome you back again very soon. With...

Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
Reviewed 1 week ago

I had a villa with private pool with desert view which was just perfect! But the best was by far (and I regards this a once in a lifetime experience) a private dinner in the desert! They actually set up a table in the dunes and a dedicated chef prepared dinner for you while you are watching the sun going...

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AlWadiDesert, General Manager at Al Wadi Desert, Ras Al Khaimah, A Ritz-Carlton Partner Hotel, responded to this review

Dear tkiegerl, Thank you for sharing your delightful comments. We are pleased to read that you enjoyed your destination dining experience, and your stay in general. The Ladies and Gentlemen of Al Wadi Desert look forward to welcoming back to Al Wadi Desert in a near future. With kind regards, Amit Arora General Manager

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We booked and stayed at Al Wadi and was extremely impressed. The rooms are ultra luxurious and spacious. Excellent service by staff and the Indian restaurant food was delicious sitting outside overlooking the watering hole. We found the falcon show to be informative and the presenter was very knowledge and passionate, she really enlightened me on Falcons. We also went...

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AlWadiDesert, General Manager at Al Wadi Desert, Ras Al Khaimah, A Ritz-Carlton Partner Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Bashni P, What a delight to read your comments! Thank you for sharing your experience on Trip Advisor. We strive to create unforgettable memories for our guests, so it is a great pleasure to read how much you enjoyed our signature falcon show, our nature reserve activities including the camels, our spa and rainforest, and the comfort of your...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The excitement started before arrival, as you pass the security gate you feel yourself in a private place in the middle of the desert. The welcome and Staff was just great. The room was super organized and clean. And the pool's area in the room gives you privacy We had tried the private Dina at the tower which was wonderful...

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AlWadiDesert, General Manager at Al Wadi Desert, Ras Al Khaimah, A Ritz-Carlton Partner Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Saleh A, Thank you very much for sharing your experience on TripAdvisor. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed the privacy and tranquility of our resort. Our Ladies and Gentlemen hope to welcome you back again very soon. With kind regards, Amit Arora General Manager

southport
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

How anyone can find fault with this exceptional glamorous relaxing resort is beyond me! We booked 2 nights at the end of a 2 week trip including Bali and did not want to leave. Extensive rooms in Private villas all with their own infinity pool overlooking Arabian desert with Bedouin furnishings, the comfiest bed ever and a breakfast with so...

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AlWadiDesert, General Manager at Al Wadi Desert, Ras Al Khaimah, A Ritz-Carlton Partner Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Lovelifesouthport, Thank you for having posted your nice review on this platform. I was delighted to read that our Ladies and Gentlemen have delivered our service as we promised and met your expectation, especially Rebecca. I am glad as well that you have had a special Al Wadi Desert discovery during your visit. We look forward to welcoming you...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great place for couples, super relaxing and great desert views. We stayed in tented pool villa and really enjoyed the privacy and type of holiday that this luxury offer + room is huge. Other positives include that each room have a set of bikes to get around the place (alternatively you can always call for a buggy to collect) and...

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AlWadiDesert, General Manager at Al Wadi Desert, Ras Al Khaimah, A Ritz-Carlton Partner Hotel, responded to this review

Dear AnjaMBPP, It is truly a pleasure to read your delightful comment. We sincerely appreciate your trust and we are glad to hear that our Ladies and Gentlemen contributed in creating a memorable stay for you. Rest assured that we will share your comments with our team. Please let us know if you intend to visit again, we sincerely look...

Brussels, Belgium
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed here for 4 days and 3 nights early May 2017, after a cruise. This resort is located on a nature reserve. We had s standard villa, a stand alone unit with 4 rooms, and a large private infinity pool set on a very big deck. View to the desert; lots of birds, and we saw oryx in the...

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AlWadiDesert, General Manager at Al Wadi Desert, Ras Al Khaimah, A Ritz-Carlton Partner Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Walter T, Thank you for sharing your comments following your stay with us. We are delighted to read that you enjoyed your experience with us and look forward to welcoming you back to Al Wadi Desert. Kind Regards, Amit Arora General Manager

Lachen, Switzerland
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was my 2nd visit at Al Wadi. Last year still under Banyan Tree and now under Ritz Carlton. A review is partly tricky as it was going to close part of the resort for renovation just a week after our stay. But the location and the bigger villas are just wonderful with great views into the desert. There are...

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AlWadiDesert, General Manager at Al Wadi Desert, Ras Al Khaimah, A Ritz-Carlton Partner Hotel, responded to this review

Dear CityTrip72, Thank you for your recent review on Tripadvisor following your stay with us. We are delighted to read you enjoyed the stables and horse riding activities, along with our restaurants offering. We appreciate your constructive feedback on other points mentioned, and will be sure to share this with our leadership team. Please let us know if you ever...

Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

When I first booked in November 2016, it was under the brand Banyan Tree, but when we arrived here, we found out it wasn't Banyan Tree anymore, and it becomes parts of Ritz Carton. In these transition period, all instructions are mostly not clear. No maps nor activities sheets provided unless you asked them. I think it should be better...

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AlWadiDesert, General Manager at Al Wadi Desert, Ras Al Khaimah, A Ritz-Carlton Partner Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Eli20160327, We appreciate that you have shared your feedback following your recent stay and give us the opportunity to get back to you. Please accept my humble and sincere apologies. It saddened me to know that we failed to meet the expectation you anticipated and truly deserved. It is important for me and my leadership team to know about...

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  • Pool
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
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  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting
  • Breakfast Available
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Offering an oasis of excellence, Al Wadi Desert, Ras Al Khaimah, A Ritz-Carlton Partner Hotel is marked by its natural and pristine setting, and by the gorgeous private villas that make up our phenomenal accommodations. Ras Al Khaimah has long been home to Bedouins and desert explorers. The area is an idyllic sanctuary surrounded by sand that glows underneath the Arabian sun by day and under a blanket of stars in the evening. Here, you can interact with stunning landscapes while enjoying the comforts of a private villa, which includes a private pool. Our Ras Al Khaimah hotel's property offers an Asian-inspired spa with hydrotherapy facilities. It features restaurants that highlight international cuisine, and it provides a finely crafted experience in one of the most magical places on earth. For meetings and weddings, our Ras Al Khaimah hotel is a dream come true. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Al Wadi Desert, Ras Al Khaimah, A Ritz-Carlton Partner Hotel

Address: Wadi Khadeja | Al Mazraa, Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates
Region: United Arab Emirates > Emirate of Ras Al Khaimah > Ras Al Khaimah
Price Range: $623 - $1,143 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Al Wadi Desert, Ras Al Khaimah, A Ritz-Carlton Partner Hotel 5*
Number of rooms: 101
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Also Known As:
Banyan Tree Al Wadi Hotel Ras Al Khaimah
Hotel Style:
#3 Romantic Hotel in Ras Al Khaimah
#4 Business Hotel in Ras Al Khaimah
#5 Top resorts Hotel in Ras Al Khaimah
#7 Spa Hotel in Ras Al Khaimah
#11 Luxury Hotel in Ras Al Khaimah
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“I only saw the Sahari pool villa and its amazing coz it have direct view on the wild desert and infinity private pool”
  • All open plan bath and shower with see through Glass
  • The villa entrace with the pool view
  • Free Bikes to ride and its parked at our villa's door step
Osama-Karawi, 22 May 2017 | Read review
“Definetly choose a tented villa”
mikek84, 17 May 2017 | Read review
“Its really worth to take the Villa with the private pool!!!!! You will not regret it!!!”
  • private villa + pool
tkiegerl, 17 May 2017 | Read review
“Depending on youl, ask for a villa with more trees or coverage from the sun or full sun. Our pool had sun from about 11:00 till 4:00.”
B002013, 21 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Choose a tented villa facing the dunes (if not mistaken these are the numbers 400 etc).”
marguerite258, 18 Apr 2017 | Read review
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