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Located at the north end of the coast of the Arabian Gulf, Ras Al Khaimah and is a fantastic holiday destination for families and couples alike. Nestled between the Hajiar Mountains on and the Persian Gulf, Ras Al Khaimah is not only an area of natural beauty, but there is also a multitude of attractions and activities to entertain all ages.
For families with young children there is Saqr Park. This popular destination offers children’s play areas, a rollercoaster and electric games – kids heaven! Whilst children are enjoying the delights of Saqr Park, adults can head towards the Khatt springs. Consisting of three springs of hot water, the sulphuric water has clinically proven to have healing properties as well as being a visual spectacle. Near the Khatt spring lies the Khatt Springs Health Resort, a beautiful resort surrounded by palm trees. The Khatt spring resort is an international destination for many, and with its Islamic design, healthy waters and attractive location you will see why. The Resort is also of historical interest as the site for a large number of prehistoric tombs.
A holiday to Ras Al Khaimar definitely does not disappoint on the restaurant front and the range of different cuisines reflects the cultural diversity of the area. Follow the locals for an excellent guide as to where to eat. As well as the many Indian, Pakistani and Chinese food available in restaurants, visitors to Ras Al Khaimar should try the traditional local food. This is not available in the local restaurants. For a quick fix, dine in one of Ras Al Khaimar’s many fast food outlets and chains.
On a holiday to Ras Al Khaimah you can expect a more low key nightlife than with other nearby cities, but this does not mean you cant enjoy an relaxing drinks in sophisticated surroundings. There are also many musical performances in Ras al Khaimah with groups form the Philippines performing Rock and RnB covers – entertainment galore! Try out the Havana Bar, which plays Latin music and sometimes live entertainment as well. For more of a dancing arena there is Esprit, located in the Hilton Resort and Spa, a venue with a nice atmosphere and a range of popular music. A holiday to Ras al Khaimah also means you can sample one of the many Shisha cafés which one can find at various points in the city.
Combining urban affluence with rural cultural sights, experience the richness of Ras al Khaimah with an affordable holiday through lastminute.com. Suitable for all ages with delicious restaurants, beautiful surroundings and intriguing historical sights you’ll want to book a holiday to Ras al Khaimah as soon as possible. Book all your holidays to the United Arab Emirates with lastminute.com
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