Located less than an hour’s drive away from Dubai International Airport, Ras Al Khaimah offers a complete holiday experience to families. Packed with some of the most adrenaline pumping activities in the world, endless views of the Arabian coastline and over 7,000 years of history and culture, Ras Al Khaimah has something special for everyone!

This summer, kids can have even more fun in Ras Al Khaimah with free hotel stays, activities and meals. Your perfect family holiday awaits!

Here are a few more reasons why your family should be heading to Ras Al Khaimah this summer.

Beautiful landscapes to experience with the family

Ras Al Khaimah boasts dramatic landscapes and crystal clear ocean to keep the parents as well as the little ones happy.

Ace that family selfie with panoramic views that stretch from terracotta desert to mangrove forests against the uninterrupted backdrop of the Hajar mountains, including Jebel Jais, the UAE’s highest peak, where temperatures are 10 degrees cooler than the rest of the country!

An exciting experience every step of the way

There are countless exciting activities to suit all families: the ones looking for their adventure fix, relaxing by the beach or even exploring cultural wonders!

From whizzing along the World’s Longest Zipline – Jebel Jais Flight, and a safari across the magical Arabian desert to kayaking through a natural mangrove forest with the kids, you’re sure to please everyone!

For an authentic cultural experience, jump on a dhow and sail across emerald waters to Suwaidi Pearl Farm, and learn about the incredible era of pearling. If you’re lucky, you may even find your very own pearl in an oyster! Finish off your trip with a traditional lunch prepared by Emirati women from a nearby village, for a real taste of history.

Or maybe your family would enjoy watching local wildlife and camping under the starry skies? In Ras Al Khaimah, you and the family are set to indulge in a complete and authentic experience from the region.

Fun Packed Adventures Await at the UAE’s highest peak

Rising just shy of 2,000 meters above sea level, Jebel Jais offers a whole new world of its own with hikers and trekkers rushing to keep up and cyclists racing through their ways across rocky ravines, while taking in the magical views.

Jebel Jais is also home to the Jebel Jais Adventure Park, featuring bucket list experiences for thrill seekers of any ability and experience, including a 7 line ZipTour from where you can view the Hajar mountains up close and personal, like never before.

If you’re looking for a more laid back experience, the Jebel Jais Viewing Deck Park is perfect for you. With several viewing platforms, visitors can enjoy panoramic views of the majestic Hajar Mountains.

7,000 years of history and rich culture 

Spend a morning climbing the steps of Dhayah Fort, the only hilltop fort still existing in the UAE, and revisit history that dates back to the third millennium BC. Then go and explore the ancient fishing village of Al Jazirah Al Hamra.

Does your idea of immersing in traditional experience involve trying mouth watering delicacies such as fresh local seafood and divine desserts? Ras Al Khaimah has you covered – Al Fanar restaurant will give you a taste of Emirati cuisine, and the unique ice cream flavours at Ashuk ice cream will leave you wanting for more .

Ras Al Khaimah is full of surprises! Find some of the UAE’s best kept secrets with your family and create the memories you’re bound not to forget. Whatever holiday you’re looking for, you’ll find it in Ras Al Khaimah.