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About Ras Al Khaimah

Ras al-Khaimah, formerly known as Julfar, is one of the emirates of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), in the southwest of the Persian Gulf. It covers the area of 5,800 sq km and a population of 250,000. The emirate is under the ruling of Sheikh Saqr bin Mohammad Al Qassimi, and his forth son, Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qassimi was appointed as the crown prince in 2003.

The United Arab Emirate of Ras Al Khaimah rewards holidaymakers who venture to its shores with long stretches of sun-kissed beach and the bath-temperature waters of the Persian Gulf. The emirate is working hard to develop its tourism industry, if you’re craving a relaxed sunshine break in what largely remains a tourism secret then visit ahead of the crowds.

The traditional occupations of this emirate are mainly fishing, trading and agriculture which have been heavily modernized to meet the demands of the UAE's economy. Ras Al Khaimah was famous for its cement, quarrying, pharmaceutical and ceramic industries among the seven emirates.


It is very hard to beat the resort hotels in Ras Al Khaimah. These golden sandy beaches are the best place to spend the time. Many boast natural lagoons, as well as a raft of water sports that encompass everything from body boarding and windsurfing to banana boat rides and wakeboarding.


A favorite destination in Ras Al Khaimah is the Saqr Park. This park is situated in the Air Port Road. This clean and green park is the good place to get relax. The nature present here is the feast to eyes. The park sports a humongous crowd on national holidays and winter months.

Beyond the beach:

Resort hotel includes 4-wheel desert safari and mountain drives. The dramatic natural environment comes complete with vaulting mountain peaks, vast swathes of sandy desert and sweeping sand dunes, not to mention the city of Ras Al Khaimah and the natural lagoons that indent the coastline. The camel race and swim in the Khatt thermal springs are the unique experience in the Ras Al Khaimah city tours.

Family Fun:

Ras al Khaimah will attract both the kids and big kids by the hotels and resorts typically boasting swimming pools and private beaches, as well as a wealth of land- and sea-based activities. Check your guts with Dune bashing. The Manar Mall (Al Gorm/Bridge Road) in Ras Al Khaimah city, with its multi-screen cinema to arcade games, has something to suit every family member.

There are lots of places for Excursions in Ras al-Khaimah. You can see the following places:

  • Hajar Mountains
  • Yibir Mountains
  • Ras Al Khaimah
  • Dhayah Fort
  • Khatts Springs Oasis and Resort
  • National Museum of Ras al khaimah
  • Shimal


Shopping in Ras al-Khaimah is one of the most popular things to do in Ras al-Khaimah. There are plenty of shopping malls and market in the city of Ras al-Khaimah. For shopping, dining or simply whiling away the hours in Ras al-Khaimah, you can do no better than the Al Manar mall, where you can browse through the more than 120 elegant shops, supermarkets and specialty stores–or simply get a respite from the blistering sun!