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Make a holiday rental, home, or cottage in Ras Al Khaimah (RAK), United Arab Emirates your home away from home

Holidaymakers looking for a fun vacation in the Middle East should visit Ras Al Khaimah in the United Arab Emirates. Located in the north of the UAE and bordering Oman, this beautiful destination has many things for holidaymakers to see and do. Visitors will find numerous different places to stay including self catering accommodation, villas and apartments.

Things to do on holiday to Ras Al Khaimah (RAK), United Arab Emirates

Ras Al Khaimah has many sandy beaches suitable for sunbathing and relaxing. The waters are warm and very inviting for tourists wanting to swim. Holidaymakers can also enjoy various watersports here such as sailing, windsurfing, waterskiing, snorkelling and diving. Quad biking and camel rides are available across the sand dunes. Golf enthusiasts are catered for here as well at the Al Hamra and Tower Links golf clubs. The natural springs in Khatt are said to have healing properties and the spa offers private pools and relaxing treatments. The beautiful scenery offer delightful walks in the cooler evenings. Visitors here can find some delightful old shops selling arts and crafts as well as many modern shops. Self catering holidaymakers can purchase food and drink from numerous stores and markets. There are many restaurants and cafes here serving Arabic dishes as well as some international cuisine.

Places to visit on holiday to Ras Al Khaimah (RAK), United Arab Emirates

RAK has many interesting places to visit including old buildings and museums. The National Museum of Ras Al Khaimah has exhibits of natural history, arts and crafts. Shamal and Sheeba’s Palace date back to medieval times. Another interesting place is the Al Falayah, which is the former summer residence of the ruling Al Qawasim family. Saqr Park is another popular place for holidaymakers as well as locals to visit. An hour’s drive west will take holidaymakers to Dubai, which has many interesting places to visit. Here tourists can see the Jumeirah Islands, Deira Clocktower and the iconic Burj Al Arab building in the shape of a ship’s sail. A surreal experience for a hot country can be enjoyed at an indoor ski resort at Dubai.

Weather in Ras Al Khaimah (RAK), United Arab Emirates

Winters here are warm and sunny whilst the summer is hot and humid with average high temperatures in July and august 40 degrees centigrade. Average high temperatures in January are around 24 degrees centigrade but can dip to as low as 15 at night time. There is minimal rainfall in Ras Al Khaimah. February and March are the wettest months averaging 38mm and 34mm of rainfall respectively.

Travel to Ras Al Khaimah (RAK), United Arab Emirates

Dubai International Airport (DXB) is about an hour and 15 minutes drive from Ras Al Khaimah. There are flights to Dubai from various international airports including Amsterdam (AMS), Athens (ATH), Beijing-Capital (PEK), Berlin-Tegel (TXL), Brussels (BRU), London-Heathrow (LHW), Madrid (MAD), Moscow-Domodedovo (DME), New York (JFK), Paris-Charles de Gaulle (CDG), Tokyo-Narita (NRT), Toronto-Pearson (YYZ), Vienna (VIE), Washington-Dulles (IAD) and Zurich (ZRH). Several car rental companies are located at terminal 1 and taxis are also available from the airport.

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Ras Al-Khaimah Holiday Apartments & Homes (16)

 

Recent Reviews

Fantastic place with views that are a wow factor

5 of 5
This is definitely a home from home and a fantastic place to stay. I spent a week in this wonderful apartment with my 2 year old son. It was clean on arrival and there was even the basics to get you going like bottled water, tea and coffee. It is very close to the pool and beach which is extremely clean and white sands. I can't wait to go back.
  • Review Submitted: Aug 03, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017

Villa Abba

5 of 5
Absolutely stunning property and its accompanying view. The resort itself is stunning and both the villa and the resort have fantastic facilities. A real chilled out place to relax in! Will definitely recommend to everyone and will revisit! I felt like I was in Spain!
  • Review Submitted: Jan 02, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016