The Ritz-Carlton Spa at The Ritz-Carlton, Ras Al Khaimah Al Wadi Desert

A relaxing retreat in a nature reserve in the heart of the desert

The Ritz-Carlton Spa at The Ritz-Carlton, Ras Al Khaimah Al Wadi Desert

Of the many grand claims and boasts featured in this guide, it is unlikely any is as impressive as the fact that The Ritz-Carlton is set in a 1,235-acre protected nature reserve. Standing out of the dunes like a mystery palace, it is a stunning setting for peaceseekers and the treatments are all the better for it. Décor is an interpretation of traditional Arabian, with modern touches such as a state-of-the-art hydrotherapy suite, and lavish treatment pavilions with gorgeous desert views. When a setting is as impressive as this you don’t need to talk up the treatments to wow. Yes, there is a diamond experience facial, but on the whole the hugely impressive treatments are a welcome blend of results-driven wellness and relaxation massages.
Open daily 9am-10.30pm. The Ritz-Carlton Al Wadi Resort, Al Mazraa, Wadi Khadja, Ras Al Khaimah (07 206 7777).

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