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Staying at Ritz-Carlton Al Hamra Beach, Ras Al Khaimah

written by Julia Lundin March 27, 2018

Have you ever been to Ras Al Khaimah, a part of United Arab Emirates? This was my first visit and there is so much I want to share with you about this wonderful destination. So much so that I will be dedicating separate posts to the hotels I stayed in and places I visited. So let’s begin with the first (and fabulous) stop on my journey – Ritz-Carlton Al Hamra Beach luxury resort.


Ritz-Carlton Al Hamra villa
Ritz-Carlton Al Hamra

THE VILLA


After an overnight flight to Dubai with Royal Brunei airlines and a 1-hour drive to Ras Al Khaimah, I checked in into my breathtaking Ritz-Carlton Al Hamra beach villa just as the sun was rising. I had to resist the urge to start swimming in the pool, having breakfast, photographing and filming this stunning place straight away as I was in a desperate need of a nap (I’m that annoying person that never manages to sleep on the plane).

A few hours later, I woke up in an insanely comfortable bed with a ‘pinch me’ kind of view in front of me. I was, suddenly, not in grey and cold London, but in a sunny RAK, with a private pool and access to the beach in front of me. Was I awake or was it still a dream?

Ritz-Carlton Al Hamra is the second luxury resort for The Ritz-Carlton brand in Ras Al Khaimah. Located on the shores of the Arabian Gulf, it’s the perfect getaway for those seeking a relaxing beach holiday. The resort consists of 32 luxurious villas, each with a private pool and beach access.

Ritz-Carlton Al Hamra
Ritz-Carlton Al Hamra
Ritz-Carlton Al Hamra
Ritz-Carlton Al Hamra
Ritz-Carlton Al Hamra

FOOD


There is a first time for everything and after seeing a numerous amount of floating pool breakfasts all throughout my Instagram feed, I was finally able to experience this phenomenon that, quite honestly, set a new level of luxe to my previous breakfast standards.  I highly recommend you try it when you get a chance.

Talking of traditional, non-floating meals, Ritz-Carlton Al Hamra offers you a wonderful selection of fresh seafood and cuisine with a local twist in their Shore House restaurant located by the main pool and overlooking the beach and the Arabian Gulf.

floating breakfast at Ritz-Carlton Al Hamra
Restaurant at Ritz-Carlton Al Hamra
Ritz-Carlton Al Hamra villa
seafood platter at Ritz-Carlton Al Hamra
Ritz-Carlton Al Hamra
Ritz-Carlton Al Hamra

Guests of Ritz-Carlton Al Hamra can also enjoy a variety of Spa treatments, sunset or sunrise yoga, paddle boarding or, even, a fishing trip on the coast of Ras Al Khaimah. Whichever you choose, you are guaranteed a good time in this beautiful destination.

Thank you Ras Al Khaimah tourism board and Ritz-Carlton for having me!

You can find more information about Ras Al Khaimah here: https://en.rasalkhaimah.ae/.

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1 comment

Natali March 27, 2018 at 4:53 pm

Pure hedonism!! You’re so lucky to have stayed there!

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