Things to Do in the Emirate of Ras Al Khaimah

Things to Do in the Emirate of Ras Al Khaimah

When it comes to living in the UAE, you are face to face with the world’s most luxurious lifestyle choices. With a plethora of options comprising of various high-tier residential options and opulence, it’s difficult to make a long-term decision. Not to mention the fact that you have to keep your budget in mind in order to make it comfortably through the duration of your stay.

That’s why it’s recommended that you don’t pick places like Dubai because they’ll prove to be much more expensive. However, getting into the other emirates that are only an hour or two away will prove to be much cheaper, including the travel expenses. Although it’s not something that would be recommended to people who’re looking to work. Other than that, if you’re touring around the UAE for a while, it’s highly recommended that you check out flats, apartments and gorgeous villas for rent in Ras Al Khaimah for your stay.

You can find some of the following to be great entertainment options to check out while you’re there:

National Museum of Ras Al Khaimah:

Originally made from coral stone, the National Museum of Ras Al Khaimah mainly served as a fort in the past. It was also the royal family’s residence and was destroyed at least twice according to historic findings. The first time was in the war against the Portuguese attackers in the early 1600s. It was destroyed the second time in 1820 after being reconstructed a year before by the British attackers. Even after this, the ruling family of Quwasim moved into the fort after reconstructing it. After that, it was used as the police headquarters for some time before turning into the museum that it stands as today.

Nestling within itself archaeological, ethnographical and historical artifacts that resonate the cultural and traditional past of the region, the museum is a landmark attraction that is a must-visit for everyone. For those who are interested in getting to know the history of the Middle East, this is the place to be.

Jebel Jais:

The highest peak of the Hajar Mountain Range, Jebel Jais, sits on top with a height of 1934 meters from the ground. You’ll have to drive at least 55 kilometers to the north-east to get close to the ranges and begin your climb. The recently opened 20km long road twirls around the mountains taking you closer to the top. You can find the mesmerizing views from the side of the mountain to be wholesome and nothing less than spectacularly amazing. The switchback journey with the orange and red mountains featuring the famous glowing crimson sand has more than just photographic sceneries to offer.

RAK Beaches:

One of the best things about being near the coast, especially if you’re in a region such as Ras Al Khaimah is that you have a lot of beaches. For people who wish to have a sunbath and enjoy a luxurious stay in the world’s finest resorts and restaurants, the emirate has plenty to offer. If you’re staying in any of the many resorts that are lining the coast, you’ll have free access to their beaches. Even if you’re just a passerby who wants a day pass, you can get one for a small fee. Needless to say, it’s open for everyone who wishes to enjoy the sunsets in the sun lounges after kayaking or jet skiing.

Jebel Jais Zipline:

The UAE has much in store for those who seek adventure. Jebel Jais Zipline is the longest zipline in the world stretching at least 2.8km from the top of the mountain. It’s one of the most attractive and appealing activities for adrenaline junkies as the zip line promises to take you at speeds nearing 120 km/h. One of the most exciting highlights about the activity includes the landing on the midway platform that is suspended in the air.

Jazirat al-Hamra:

Originally a fishing village that is now abandoned, Jazirat al-Hamra is situated in the south side of the emirate. A chance for those who have a knack for historical sites and archaeological finds to enjoy this coral-block architecture located just 20km away from the city. Before the oil boom, it was a peaceful local village that housed thousands of villages that relied on pearl diving and fishing. Now, it’s a ruin that is somehow preserved due to the weather and climate owing much of it to the dry sand that keeps it from falling apart.

Needless to say, there are a lot of places in the small emirate of Ras Al Khaimah if you wish to have an adventure, a luxurious staycation or a peaceful time with your loved ones. Choose the best flat, apartment or villa for rent that has all the amenities and facilities surrounding it. 

Things to Do in the Emirate of Ras Al Khaimah
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Things to Do in the Emirate of Ras Al Khaimah
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