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Holidays in Ras Al Khaimah

Our new daily Virgin Atlantic service to Dubai takes off from London Heathrow from 26th October 2024.

Looking to travel before then? Our partner airline Emirates offers multiple daily flights from London, Manchester, Birmingham, Glasgow and Newcastle.


An oasis of exquisite experiences

You won’t find any cloud-piercing, Dubai-style skyscrapers here. With world-class hotels and a host of wonderful excursions, this is a very different (and exciting) face of the UAE. Soak in desert springs, take in the view on a mountain trek, or explore ancient forts and traditional meeting points for local Bedouin tribes. Ras Al Khaimah promises a magical time for any holiday. 

We fly direct to Dubai daily

7 hour flight
London Heathrow - Dubai
26th October 2024 - 30th March 2025
Dubai - London Heathrow
27th October 2024 - 30th March 2025

Book our new daily service that takes off on the 26th October 2024, from London Heathrow.

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Doubletree Marjan

Family fun

The DoubleTree by Hilton Resort & Spa Marjan Island is the perfect resort for a family getaway, with 12 food and beverage outlets, it's very own private beach and an aqua-zone for the little ones. It's sure to be a fun-filled trip for the whole family!

5 nights from £1033pp
Waldorf Astoria RAK

Lavish luxury

Waldorf Astoria is a name that is snyonymous with the highest levels of quality and Waldorf Astoria, Ras Al Khaimah is certainly no exception. An array of impeccable dining options await you alongside more amenities than you can shake a stick at. This is one hotel you certainly won't want to leave. 

5 nights from £1383pp

Reasonable Ras

If you're looking for a trip to Ras Al Khaimah that won't break the bank, then look no further than Hampton by Hilton Marjan Island. 750 metres of private beach can be best viewed from the hotel's infinity pool. All inclusive options also mean you can sit back and relax knowing everything's been taken care of. 

5 nights from £841pp
InterContinental Ras Al-Khaimah

Modern marvel

One of the newest properties in Ras Al Khaimah is InterContinental Ras Al Khaimah Mina Al Arab Resort & Spa. With a sleek finish and plenty of amazing amenities, a stay here will no doubt be as comfortable as it is luxurious. 

5 nights from £1100pp

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Our favourite time to visit


October to March

If you prefer things a little cooler then we have some fantastic holiday options for you between the months of October and March. Temperatures during this period are a much more pleasant 23-29°C. If this is still too much, then a December average of around 20°C may be the ideal time to visit and escape the winter blues back home.

From desert dunes to breathtaking beaches

Fancy going camel racing? How about scuba diving, or hitting the history trail, or eating delicious food or… well, just about anything you can imagine as part of an Arabian adventure? Ras al Khaimah holidays offer you all this, and a ton of other cool things you genuinely won’t find anywhere else.

We love this place. It’s hot, it’s sunny, and it’s incredibly friendly. It’s also well off the usual beaten track for adventurers, so you dodge the crowds you’d find in other hotspots, too. Just 45 minutes from Dubai airport, you’ll find this small but perfectly formed little Emirate state crammed to the borders with ancient cities, modern all inclusive resorts, and yes: a lot of camels.

Planning a holiday to Ras al Khaimah but not sure where to start? That’s where we come in. We’ve got plenty of Ras al Khaimah holiday deals for you to check out, as well as our pick of the best things to see and do while you’re there. So don’t worry - we’ve got this all figured out for you.

Hotels in Ras Al Khaimah

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Essential information for Ras Al Khaimah

Local time
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Flight information
7h 05m
Direct flight
When to visit?
Ras Al Khaimah enjoys a year round warm climate with very little rainfall. Virgin Atlantic operate a winter service during which the weather is a more manageable temperature.
Dubai, Beaches and Beyond

Do I need a visa?

If you’re travelling on a British Citizen passport, you can get a visitor’s visa on arrival in the UAE. This visa allows visitors to stay in the UAE for up to 30 days. The visa terminates automatically on departure and a new visa is issued on arrival each time the visitor returns to the UAE.

Find out more about Travel Visas here »

When is Ramadan?

Ramadan is estimated to begin on 28th February or 1st March 2025. Visiting during this period offers a fascinating insight into Emirati culture and religious traditions.

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