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The Ritz-Carlton Al Wadi Desert Equestrian Centre

Ras al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates Verified Listing

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An Oasis of Luxury

Find yourself in the very heart of Arab culture at Ritz Carlton in the midst of the Ras Al Khaimah desert. This luxurious, world renowned hotel provides its guests with the opportunity to experience the bedouin ways through excursions through the desert on horseback, while also providing the highest degree of comfort during their stay.

Ride Through the Desert

Horses have been an integral part of Arabian culture for more than 4000 years. This is why there is no better way to acquaint yourself with the Arab ways of life than to take a ride through the desert with the Ritz Carlton Equestrian Center. This facility offers not only riding experiences for the adventurous travelers, but also lessons for those willing to learn about the equestrian way of life that is so deeply embedded in the history of the Arabian world. With something for everyone, regardless of age, you can surely enjoy this equestrian getaway as a family.


Pony Riding Fun at Ritz Carlton

Learn to Ride at the Ritz Carlton

The Ritz Carlton Equestrian Center offers riding lessons to riders of varying levels of experience. Whether you’re a beginner, or already have a significant amount of riding experience, the Equestrian Center can help you sharpen your skills and learn more during your stay. Some of the riding facilities include spacious paddocks and a horse walking arena.

You can also book a special Horse Riding and Stay offer. This offer accommodates the riding needs of the whole family along with a stay at one of the lavish villas, complete with a private pool. You receive 3 private lessons each, for 2 adults and 2 children, truly making this fun for the whole family.

Pony Splash for Kids

The Pony Splash experience involves children in caring for ponies for the first time. The children get an opportunity to interact with and truly connect with these gentle creatures, while also learning to groom and wash them correctly. This program also includes an introductory pony ride, making it a perfect fit as your child’s first step into the equestrian world.


Enjoy the sites and sounds of the desert

5 Star Amenities to Enjoy

Apart from equestrian activities, you can enjoy eating at one of the four dining venues including the farm-to-table Farmhouse, all-day dining at Kaheela, the open-sky Moon Bar and the relaxed Moorish lounge. You also have the option of unwinding after a long day at the spa, which combines European and Asian wellness philosophies with hydrothermal facilities and private treatment pavilions. And if you’re looking for some adventure, the Ritz Carlton also offers its guests archery, biking, stargazing, bird-watching, nature drives and other outdoor activities for adults, children and families. The bedouin-style villas with private pools and decks, lounge areas, luxurious bathrooms with floor-to-ceiling windows and desert views provide an ideal setting for your luxurious desert getaway.

Complimentary Facilities you can Enjoy at the Ritz Carlton During Your Stay Include:

You can enjoy a complimentary bed & breakfast at the Kaheela Restaurant every morning. Apart from this, all Ritz-kids (under the age of 12) stay free all year round! You will also receive a personalized itinerary made by an Al-Wadi concierge. If you enjoy birds, you can also experience a Bedouin ritual daily, which includes falcons and owls. And for the little ones, you also get free access to the Ritz-Kids Club throughout your stay, as well as access to the Al Hamra beach (along with a shuttle bus service), which can be fun for the whole family! You will also receive complimentary bicycles for every person during your stay.



From Dubai International Airport Take Airport Rd/D89 to get on Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Road (4.3 miles) Follow Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Road to Ras al Khaimah (40 miles) Exit Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Road at Al Shohadaa Road Continue 5.5 miles to the resort

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The Ritz-Carlton Al Wadi Desert Equestrian Centre


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Ras al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates