Name: Jannah Resort & Villas Ras Al Khaimah
Location: United Arab Emirates
We’re always on the lookout for new and up and coming travel destinations and being Dubai fans, were particularly taken with the sound of Ras Al Khaimah; the Emirate to be seen at this season.
The increasingly-popular Ras Al Khaimah is UAE’s not so secret scenic gem. Majestic mountains frame a diverse scenery ranging from sandy beaches to sprawling oases, hot springs to sun-baked desert, recent exponential growth has added a beautiful corniche, luxury resorts and exciting leisure facilities. The hotel is ideally located in Al Mina, Ras Al Khaimah, close to several popular attractions including: Iceland Water Park, Ras Al Khaimah National Museum, Jazirat Al-Hamra and the Hajar Mountains. It’s just a 45-minute drive from Dubai International Airport and 3 hours from Abu Dhabi. Flight times from London to both Abu Dhabi and Dubai come in around 7 hours, British Airways and Etihad fly direct to Abu Dhabi and British Airways, Virgin Atlantic, Qantas and Emirates fly direct to Dubai.
Style & Character
The resort makes the most of the scenery surrounding it and offers guests a tranquil hideaway perfect for a family vacation or long weekend. The contemporary interiors have a Mediterranean influence and are classily finished with a soothing colour palate.
Service & Facilities
Facilities here include: 2 luxurious outdoor pools, basketball and tennis courts, beach tennis and football, a children’s playground and Oasis Walk; a beautiful sprawling landscaped garden to explore. The resort is also the proud owner of Jannah Resort & Villas’ private beach, located on its own private island with inviting white sands and uninterrupted vistas over the Arabian Gulf, it’s a lovely short stroll away or you can take a buggy ride. This is a great water sport destination and a range of non-motorised water sports are available including stand up paddle and kayaking. Service here is provided by Karims; traditional concierges or butlers who provide outstanding service 24 hours a day; they welcome you with a traditional Arabic coffee and are on hand throughout your stay to provide local recommendations and help fulfil your every desire.
Your accommodation choices consist of 20 three bedroomed sea view villas, 4 four bedroomed beach front villa and 100 cosy apartments. All rooms and villas include a fully-equipped kitchen, living and dining space, bedroom, bathroom and a balcony or terrace. You will also benefit from a Jannah Spa Bed with the finest 450 thread count linens, organic Jannah bath amenities, safe, and the fastest hotel internet in Ras Al Khaimah. The villas are the obvious choice for the luxury traveller and include temperature-controlled private pools and private gardens; the ideal spot to hang out and leave the city far behind.
Food & Drink
A range of coffee shops and restaurants can be found near to the resort, as well as a grocery store. A short drive takes you to the popular Thunder Road Italian Restaurant. Nearby Al Hamra Mall includes a vast food court so you can combine your shopping trip with getting a bite to eat.
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