Al Wadi Desert, Ras Al Khaimah is a luxury all-pool villa desert resort situated in a stunning location around Wadi Khadeja, against the backdrop of the Al Hajjar Mountains.
All Pool Villas are luxuriously furnished along an Arabian theme and have a personal pool and sundeck. The Tented Pool Villas are larger and more Bedouin in style with canopied ceilings.
Located in 500 hectares of private nature reserve, Al Wadi Desert is not short of facilities and boasts its own private beach access, just 20 minutes from the main resort at Ras Al Khaimah Beach. Other facilities include 82% of private nature reserve which is home to Arabian gazelles and oryxes and a falconry centre. If you are looking for relaxation, The spa offers a large hydrotherapy facility and for the sports lovers, there is an archery range, horse and camel stables, gym , yoga facilities and a golf course 20 minutes drive from the resort. There is an activity centre and Kids club for 4 year olds and above. Unlike most desert options you can easily spend a week here.
Al Waha - main all-day dining venue withbuffet for international and Middle Eastern dishes
Saffron - Banyan Tree's signature restaurant for Thai specialities indoors or on the veranda
Sands - international and grill dishes served beachside at the Beach Club
Samar Lounge - with mood lighting and intimate cove seating on two floors for wine, cocktails and cigar area
Moon Bar - rooftop lounge with low cushioned seating for drinks and shisha - very romantic!
Private Dining - Western or Arabic BBQs, or Saffron Tower for private dinners for two by arrangement
Situated on a long stretch of desert sand with stunning mountains as a backdrop, Banyan Tree Al Wadi is a sanctuary retreat of the Far East which is ideal for a family holiday. With something to offer for everyone, kids will love the adventure that they are bound to experience at the resort’s Activity Centre. Providing education classes which focus on interaction, they will learn new things and have fun at the same time.
For the smallest ones in your group, the dedicated kids’ club gives them an exciting array of activities including bedtime stories underneath the stars and the chance to see exotic animals. Older children and teens will enjoy the multitude of outdoor activities such as horseback riding, supervised safaris, and biking trails which are available to explore. A world-class falconry centre appropriately titled ‘ The Mews’, also lets children of all ages see indigenous falcons and owls up close for an unforgettable experience.
Parents will love the Asian-inspired hydrotherapy spa facilities as well as the private beach club for the feeling of a short escape and some privacy. To ensure you try out some activities of your own, consider getting involved with one of the many supervised water sports. For the golf enthusiast, the 18-hole championship golf course is a dream come true.
Total Rooms: 101
First Transfer: 80 minutes