IN PARTNERSHIP: If you’re on the lookout for a festive escape, we have the perfect option for you.

For a little break, The Ritz-Carlton Ras Al Khaimah, Al Hamra Beach and The Ritz Carlton, Al Wadi Desert will be hosting a series of lavish events for guests to unwind at, ranging from festive brunches to relaxing dinners.

Situated in the heart of Ras Al Khaimah, these sophisticated and luxury venues are offering all the activities for those who seek to relax, to feel refreshed this December.

From spa treatments to a bespoke dining experience, a host of festive experiences are all set to take place to enjoy the Christmas spirit and to ring in the new year.

The Ritz-Carlton Ras Al Khaimah, Al Wadi Desert

Situated amid the expansive desert, this sophisticated property offers Arabian hospitality with exceptional experiences as guests seclude themselves to be surrounded by nature and uninhibited views. A host of activities await all those who wish to visit this festive season.

Festive Afternoon Tea

A luxe holiday-themed afternoon tea is all set to take place at this evergreen venue. While combining a variety of signature blends and delicious treats, this quaint afternoon makes for the perfect laid-back experience at The Farmhouse. Priced at Dhs125 for hot beverages Dhs225 per person for one glass of champagne, as it’s set to take place on December 11, 17 and 18 from 2pm to 5pm.

Ritz - Afternoon tea

A luxe spa retreat

When it comes to unwinding, there’s nothing that’s more relaxing than a rejuvenating spa treatment. Available throughout the month of December, guests can try a sophisticated rainforest experience that includes a 60-minute relaxation massage along with a diamond facial for 60-minutes, complemented with a glass of champagne for Dhs1,200 per person and Dhs2, 400 per couple.

Gala Dinners

Bringing in the new year could not be more sophisticated with a laid-back dinner and a picturesque backdrop overlooking the desert. With an amalgamation of delicious food, laid-back atmosphere and refreshing views, guests can dine at Kaheel a and the farmhouse making it a perfect place to end 2021. The packages start at Dhs600 for soft beverages and Dhs850 for house beverages from 8pm to 11:30pm on December 31, 2021 at Kaheela. The Farmhouse is priced at Dhs900 for soft beverages and Dhs1,900 for house beverages and Dhs450 per child from 8pm to 11:30pm.

RAK - Ritz Carlton Moonbar

A night under the moonlit sky

With a plethora of must-have tapas and house spirits, guests can enjoy a memorable night at the Moon Bar on New Year’s Eve with tapas and good weather. All set to take place on December 31, 2021 from 10pm until midnight, guests can relish a selection of tapas with house beverages for Dhs350 per person.

The Ritz-Carlton Ras Al Khaimah, Al Hamra Beach

Rejuvenate this December at this luxe getaway that’s edging the azure water and pristine white-sand beach of the Arabian Gulf.

A decadent Christmas Eve dinner

If you’re looking for privacy, the beach deck is where you need to go. Guests can indulge in gourmet delights and a private four-course meal at the Beach Deck haven for up to 15 people. From foie gras to flamed prawns, there’s more than enough to try on December 24, 2021 from 7pm to 10pm starting at Dhs299 for soft beverages and Dhs449 for house spirits and more.

A seafood evening

There’s nothing like a family-style brunch to celebrate Christmas day with Santa Claus himself. With all the festive spirits in the air, guests can choose from a variety of dishes and enjoy the beachfront views at the Shore House restaurant. Priced at Dhs499 including an array of delicious dishes such as seafood platters, turkey and desserts on December 25 2021, from 1pm to 3:30pm, priced at Dhs355 for soft beverages and Dhs499 for house beverages.

A New Year’s Eve Gala

When it comes to gourmet treats, they’re beyond irresistible especially when it comes to ringing in the new year. From oysters, lobsters and a delectable array of desserts, guests can dine at this al-fresco venue with fireworks to kickstart 2022. Set to take place from 7:30pm onwards, the packages are priced at Dhs1,999 with premium beverages and champagne, Dhs999 for kids between 12 to 17 years old and Dhs599 for kids between 6 to 11 years old at Shore House.

A memorable party

If you’re looking to shake a leg this is the place to be. With exclusive dishes such as beef Rossini and other luxe dishes including a four-course menu at their exclusive beach deck. As fireworks and the unbeatable dishes add to the vibrancy of the atmosphere, a professional saxophonist will be present for a must-see live performance. Priced at Dhs1,899 for premium beverages and champagne with a minimum booking for 20 people, it will take place from 8:30pm to 11:30pm on December 31, 2021.

A luxe retreat

For those on the lookout for something a bit more extraordinary, the celebrations call for an a sophisticated retreat with a romantic setup. Guests can enjoy a five-course dinner with exclusive dishes such as scallops, a caviar box and a dazzling set of fireworks on display on December 31, 2021 from 8pm to 11:30pm for Dhs17,000 including premium beverages, champagne and a private refined setup, that overlooks the ocean.

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