Ras Al Khaimah

A destination like no other

Clear blue waters, white sandy beaches and a laid-back lifestyle with the very best leisure facilities – welcome to Ras Al Khaimah (RAK).

Nestled on the shores of the Arabian Gulf, this is a destination like no other.

New adventures and exciting activities await, with a wealth of high-class leisure facilities and rich cultural heritage alongside the natural beauty of the Hajar Mountains and red sandy desert.

Offering residents and tourists an active lifestyle, RAK is home to the UAE’s very best leisure activities including thrilling watersports, mountain adventures and desert safaris, with the luxury and relaxation of a five-star establishment never far away.

The Rising Emirate

Unique in its natural beauty, the emerging emirate of RAK is quickly becoming one of the world’s fastest growing tourist destinations.

A tourism hotspot

With substantial investment into its tourism industry and targets to reach one million annual visitors by the end of 2018, RAK has already seen some of the world’s leading hotel brands taking up residence in the emirate.

Growing tourist demand

As RAK’s continues to grow its reputation as a premier tourist destination, over 4,000 new hotel rooms will have opened by 2020, just to keep up with rising visitor demand. The next step will see world-class festivals and events to rival the globe’s leading tourism destinations add to RAK’s appeal.

Connected to the world

Located just 45 minutes from Dubai, RAK is becoming an increasingly popular holiday destination for visitors from around the world. The emirate is highly favoured by residents of the United Kingdom, Germany, Russia and neighbouring GCC countries.

Ras Al Khaimah

Ras Al Khaimah one of the world’s fastest growing tourist destinations

1 Million

Target of 1 million annual visitors by 2018

USD 2.72 billion

USD 2.72 billion worth of overseas trade in 2016

45 minutes

45 minutes from Dubai – direct highway route